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148.51 acres, Crane Row Lane, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, Durham, DL13, County Durham
Sold (STC) - Guide Price £1,600,000

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  • Rarely available, productive livestock farm
  • Land extending to approximately 148.51 Ac (60.10 Ha)
  • Extensive range of modern and traditional buildings
  • Three bedroomed farm house
  • Three bedroomed agricultural workers bungalow
  • Convenient and sought after location
  • Spectacular open countryside views

+ A rarely available productive livestock farm with land extending approximately 148.51 Ac (60.10 Ha) with two three bedroomed dwellings surrounded by spectacular views.

East Crane Row Farm is an excellent example of a sought after and rarely available to the market working livestock farm. The farm is set in a prominent position at the head of Teesdale, enjoying far reaching and picturesque views to all sides. Consisting of East Crane Farm, a traditional three bedroom detached farm house and New Field a modern three bedroomed detached agricultural workers bungalow. This is alongside an extensive range of agricultural buildings and in the region of 148.51 Ac (60.10 Ha) of land.

East Crane Farm:
The entrance to the property is via a UPVC double glazed door which leads into a small entry porch which has a UPVC double glazed window to the front with outstanding views, this in turn leads to the entrance hallway, providing access to all ground floor accommodation including a UPVC double glazed rear access door and stairs to the first floor accommodation.

To the left hand side is the living room, enjoying scenic dual aspect views to the front and the rear. The room is warmed by an open fire which has a wooden surround and is set upon a tiled inset.

To the right hand side is the dining room, which faces the rear and again enjoys a striking open views and is heated by a solid fuel fire with a tiled surround, inset and hearth.

The kitchen can be accessed from either a sliding door from the dining room or from the hallway. Comprising of a range of wall and base mounted storage units topped with contrasting working surfaces which incorporate a stainless steel sink and drainer unit with adjacent window which has far reaching views over neighbouring countryside. The walls are tiled to splash back areas and there is space for freestanding appliances including an electric cooker and fridge or freezer.

Returning to the entrance hall, stairs rise to the first floor landing which is lit via a window to the front and offers traditional A-frame dark stained beams and a large storage cupboard. To the left hand side there are three double bedrooms, all of which take in views of the surrounding countryside and the properties land and buildings.

The family bathroom completes the accommodation and is fitted with a coloured suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and a bath with side panels. The walls are fully tiled, while a large airing cupboard provides storage and the room is lit via an opaque window to the rear.

New Field:
New Field is a stone built agricultural farm workers bungalow which was newly constructed in 2010. Entry to the property is to the front via a UPVC double glazed door which leads into the reception hallway. To the right hand side lies the spacious dining kitchen, fitted with a good range of traditional style base and wall mounted storage units, topped with contrasting working surfaces which incorporates a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit. The walls are tiled to splash back areas and integral appliances include an electric hotpoint double oven with electric four ring hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen allows ample space for a large dining table and chairs while the room is lit by a triple aspect view to the front, rear and side which overlooks the properties land and neighbouring countryside beyond.

From the kitchen there is a useful utility/boot room, offering access to the front of the property, meaning it is ideal for the storage and removal of coats and boots. Fitted with a range of base units which offers space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge or freezer. There is also a floor standing oil boiler and a useful storage cupboard. The walls are clad to splash back areas while a UPVC double glazed side window overlooks the properties extensive range of buildings. From the utility room there is also a ground floor WC.

Returning to the entrance hallway to the left hand side is the living room, generous in proportions and enjoying a front aspect view. The room is heated by a multi fuel stove which is set into an inglenook with a wood surround and tiled hearth.

There are three bedrooms to the bungalow, the master is situated to the front and is a generous double, while bedroom two is to the rear and is also a double. Bedroom three has a side aspect view and is a small double or large single.

The accommodation is completed by the family bathroom, fitted with a white suite and comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, side panel enclosed bath and separate shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Heated by a chrome towel rail, the walls are clad to splash back areas and there is an opaque window side aspect.

Hamsterley is a thriving and popular village lying to the east of the A68. It supports a public house and sports social club, primary school, church, and village hall, and comprises an interesting variety of houses and cottages. Adjoining, is the renowned Hamsterley Forest which offers wonderful opportunities for recreational pursuits. The surrounding towns of Darlington, Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland and Crook provide a further range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. For the commuter the A68 and A1(M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the north east. Darlington mainline railway station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications to the rest of the country.


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