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6 bed detached house to rent

£2,700 pcm (£623 pw)

Grey Gables, Old Quarrington, Durham DH6

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Property features

  • Former Vicarage
  • Substantial Period Property
  • Sympathetically Modernised
  • Extensive Equestrian Facilities
  • Around 8.9 Acres

Property description

Accommodation in Brief
Porch | Reception Hall | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Study | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Laundry Room | Boot Room | Cloakroom/WC | Master Bedroom with Dressing Room | Five Further Bedrooms | Two Bathrooms

Garage/Workshop with WC | Store | Stable Block | Further Stables/Stores | Floodlit Manège | Horse Walker | Open Pole Barn | Garden | Paddocks | In All Around 8.9 Acres

Description
Grey Gables is a beautifully-presented former vicarage which offers a substantial home combined with excellent equestrian facilities.

From the main entrance you enter into an inner hallway which in turns leads through to the main hallway, with ground floor accommodation off and stairs to the first floor. The ground floor offers a drawing room, dining room, sitting room, downstairs WC and kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream painted units with wood work surfaces, Belfast sink, four-oven aims aga, integrated dishwasher and two drawer fridge. Off the kitchen, a rear hall gives access to various ancillary rooms including a laundry room and a boot/utility room with boiler room off and a door to the rear.

To the first floor there is a master bedroom with dressing room, 2 further double bedrooms and family bathroom. There are 3 further bedrooms and a bathroom to the second floor.

There is a gravelled driveway offering ample parking to the front and side of the property, and a double garage/workshop which includes a WC. The main garden is south facing with further lawned areas either side of the property. Gates lead from the garden to the rear of the property and the equestrian facilities.

Equestrian Facilities
The equestrian facilities include a substantial modern stable block, with power, light and water, providing eight loose boxes set around a central covered yard. A further Hodgson stable block is now used as general stores and a tack room, and houses the biomass boiler, automatic feed hopper and hot water tank. An open pole barn with hardcore base provides a covered area for parking a horse box. A fenced floodlit manège (48m x 28m) with fibre, sand and rubber surface, and Monarch four-horse walker, offer facilities for exercising horses at all times of the year. The well-fenced paddock land, in two main parcels connected by an excellent access track, is currently divided into nine enclosures some of which have a water supply and amounts to around 6.6 acres. In all the gardens and grounds amount to around 8.9 acres.

Local Information
Old Quarrington is a small hamlet situated between Bowburn and Quarrington Hill, known locally as Heugh Hall, which offers an ideal location for those wishing to enjoy the countryside yet be conveniently positioned for schools and all the amenities in Durham City Centre. Bowburn offers everyday facilities including convenience stores and medical centre while Durham is within easy reach and provides comprehensive cultural, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there is an infant school and primary school in Bowburn together with a number of other primary schools in nearby villages. Durham offers a wide choice of primary and secondary schools together with a choice of private day and boarding schools.

For the commuter, there are good road connections to Durham City Centre and also to the A1(M) which provides access north and south to Newcastle and Darlington. The rail station in Durham offers main line services to major UK cities north and south and Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.

Directions
Leave the A1 at Junction 61 and take the turning off the roundabout onto the A177 signposted to Bowburn. Take the first right turn (Crow Trees Lane) signposted to Old Quarrington and after 0.2 miles turn right again signposted to Old Quarrington. Follow this road for 0.5 miles and the entrance to Grey Gables is on the left hand side.

Other Information
Pets: By negotiation
Postcode: DH6 5NL
Services: Mains electricity, private water and drainage and biomass wood pellet boiler for central heating and hot water.
EPC Rating: Rating G
Council Tax: Band G
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Market activity
Average price paid £115,153 Sales 442 Current average value £118,870 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,193 ▲ 1.88%

Property value data/graphs for DH6

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £185,860 £145 3.5 £167,833
Semi-detached £96,291 £113 2.8 £95,544
Terraced £86,103 £101 2.6 £86,380
Flats £78,355 £106 2.1 £80,000

Current asking prices in DH6

Average: £129,624
Avg. current asking prices in DH6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £54,950
(1)
£69,690
(67)
£113,547
(102)
£214,149
(49)
£318,825
(6)
Flats £20,000
(1)
£38,407
(7)
- - -
All £37,475
(2)
£66,731
(74)
£113,547
(102)
£214,149
(49)
£318,825
(6)

Current asking rents in DH6

Average: £412 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DH6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £393 pcm
(32)
£469 pcm
(19)
- £217 pcm
(1)
Flats £351 pcm
(2)
£325 pcm
(1)
£368 pcm
(1)
- -
All £351 pcm
(2)
£391 pcm
(33)
£464 pcm
(20)
- £217 pcm
(1)

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West Parade 35.7%
Greenhills Terrace 35.7%
Pennine View 34.4%

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Nearby transport

  • Durham (4.3 miles)
  • Bishop Auckland (8.6 miles)
  • Chester-le-Street (8.9 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (15.8 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (22.4 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (60.3 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge North Side (15.2 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge South Side (15.2 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (18.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bowburn Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • Bowburn Junior School (0.7 miles)
  • Cassop Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • Durham Sixth Form Centre (4.2 miles)
  • New College Durham (5.6 miles)
  • East Durham College (6.7 miles)
  • Durham High School for Girls (3.5 miles)
  • Belmont Community School (3.7 miles)
  • The Chorister School (3.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,209 Monthly total
Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £350,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £42/mo (£498/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £61 Electricity £79 Estimated energy cost £140/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24900 kWh/year
Electricity: 6800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

County Durham

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £279 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £23 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £48 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

Rent Rental cost £2,700 /mo

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