- Barn conversion
- Unique property
- 4 bedrooms, two reception rooms
- Equestrian facilities
- Approximately 2.75 acres of land
- Countryside views
- Energy Efficiency Rating = E 48
- viewing essential
About this propertyDESCRIPTION A beautifully designed farm cottage which has been converted from original agricultural buildings and recently extended to create a spectacular atrium living room and newly added master suite. Complete with approx. 2.75 acres this includes 4 stables, pasture, barn/storage which can easily be converted to a garage and kennels. A truly unique property offering fabulous living and superb outdoor facilities for the decerning horse lover.
Originally a 3 bedroom home this property has been transformed by the current owner making what was once a lovely spacious dwelling into a truly magnificent 4 bedroom home. With features including high ceilings, Velux windows to atrium just to begin with. There is scope to build into the loft space to create further bedrooms.
The property is entered into a reception lobby room with fully tiled floor with cream farmhouse style base units and contrasting work surface, ample room for boots and shoes/coats. From the boot room an open access leads into the fabulous farmhouse style kitchen complete with cream wall and base cabinets with breakfast bar which separates the kitchen from a split level dining area. Appliances include range oven, American style fridge-freezer, integrated washing machine and integrated dishwasher. French doors lead to a private patio to the side.
A door from the kitchen leads into a formal lounge, beautifully decorated with wood burning stove, spacious and yet with a very cosy feel. A magnificent atrium style room is accessed from the lounge through bi-folding doors and offers stunning views across the garden and pasture. This lovely light and bright room has a tiled floor, Velux windows, floor to ceiling windows to the side elevation, a second wood burning stove and bi-folding doors leading to the patio/garden. This room is just breath-taking!
The recently added master bedroom leads off from the atrium and has a quirky, boutique feel with open plan ensuite which could be converted to a separate room if required. Tiled floor, high ceilings, double counter top sinks sit proud on a walnut effect vanity/storage unit. There are inset shelves to all tiling, walk in shower, plinth lighting, blue tooth vanity wall mirror and low level WC. The room also has a walk-in wardrobe and dressing area combined too. Bi-fold doors lead out from the bedroom onto the garden/patio.
The remaining bedrooms and family bathroom are situated along a floor lit passageway from the far side of the kitchen /dining room. Bedroom two, three and four are all good sized double rooms. bedroom two is fitted with sliding door wardrobes too and bedroom three also has fitted robes.
The family bathroom is stunningly designed with steps leading to a sunken bath, fully tiled walls and floor, under floor heating, shower cubicle, hand basin built within vanity unit/storage and WC.
EXTERNAL Externally, 4 Highland Farm Cottages is as well presented on the outside as it is on the inside. With approximately 2.75 acres of outdoor space, including extensive lawned garden, paddock with direct access to a nature reserve, and pastureland with 4 stables, and private parking for many vehicles, the property is well suited to horse lovers and those hoping to get away from it all. The walled terrace is lit with recessed lighting in the walls, and the Indian stone patio creates a perfect setting to relax in the evenings. An additional summerhouse extends the ability to socialise with family and friends.
Subject to planning consent, there would be an option of building an additional dwelling on the land.
SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CHARGES Durham County Council tax band D
LOCATION The property is well located for transport links just a quarter of a mile or so from the A177 with links to nearby Sedgefield, Coxhoe and Durham City. The A1(M) and both A19 are both within a short drive providing excellent commuter links throughout the region.
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Sedgefield on 01740 617377
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