St Johns chapel County Durham DL13 1QE United Kingdom

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St Johns chapel County Durham DL13 1QE United Kingdom

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SOLD By Auction - Bonny Moor Cottage, St Johns Chapel

Property Sold - St Johns chapel County Durham


 

Bonny Moor Cottage, Harthope Burn, St Johns Chapel

Bonny Moor Cottage sits on the West bank of the Harthope Burn about 200m from the centre of the popular Upper Weardale village of St Johns Chapel. It is situated close to the A689 on the minor road leading to Langdon Beck in Teesdale.

Bonny Moor Cottage is a stone-built Grade II Listed building.  The main section is the house with an original barn on the right hand side and a former Bastle cottage with external stone steps leading up to the first floor on the left hand side of the house.

This beautiful stone-built property has been a farm house with byres and lofts, which is believed to date back to 17th and 18th Centuries but over the years has been altered but still retains the charm of a traditional Weardale farmhouse.  Now benefitting from 4 bedrooms, 2 attached barns, adjoining field, gardens and private parking.

The property is located on the outskirts of the village and is within walking distance of the village facilities, which include two pubs, a small Co-op store, a post office, a café and a primary school.

Ground Floor

Entrance

Through solid wood front door, stairs to first floor and doors to:

Reception Room 1 14’10” (4.53m x 3.81m) 12’06”

Cast iron fireplace and surround with tiled hearth, wood sliding sash window to front aspect with secondary glazing, wood panel ceiling and solid wood door.

Reception Room 2 15’01” (4.79m x 4.59m) 15’0”

Having exposed beams to ceiling, Richmond Range fire with back boiler and oven with tile hearth and wood surround, wood sliding sash window to front aspect with secondary glazing, door leading to under stair cupboard and Kitchen.

Kitchen 8’07” (2.62m x 3.88m) 12’08”

UPVC double glazed window to rear side aspect, UPVC door to rear, range of wall and floor cupboards and stainless steel sink and drainer.

First Floor Landing

Having storage cupboard and doors to all rooms.

Bedroom 1 4’5” (1.37m x 2.53m) 8’03”

Single room having UPVC double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 2 9’08” (2.95m x 3.21m) 10’06”

Double room set at the front of the property with wood sliding sash window and secondary glazing and solid wood panel door.

Bathroom 4’09” (1.47m x 3.30m) 10’10”

Having a three piece suite comprising, bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. UPVC double gazed window to rear with obscure glass, airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

Bedroom 3/Dressing Room 9’0” (2.76m x 3.65m) 11’11”

L shaped room with wood sliding sash window to front aspect with secondary glazing and door through to:

Bedroom 4 10’02” (3.10m x 3.32m) 10’10”

Double room with tilled fireplace and hearth, wood sliding sash window to front aspect with secondary glazing.

 

Outside

Former Bastle Cottage

Attached three storey barn to the left of the main house having byre to the ground floor with stable doors and windows to front and rear.  External solid-stone steps lead up to the first floor.  Wooden door gives access to workshop here with wooden floor, fireplace and window to front, staircase to the second floor having wood floor and window to front aspect and exposed A frame beams.

 

Hay Barn

Attached barn to the right of the main house with access to the rear, having an old fireplace and window to rear.

 

Outbuildings

Two solid-stone outbuildings to the right of the property, wood stable, hen house and old greenhouse.

 

Land

The property sits in a generous plot of surrounding ground of approximately 1.8 acres.  To the front of the property is a tarmac driveway leading to a stone paved area at the front of the house. Large walled garden to front and field to side and rear. Access to the field via pedestrian gates from the garden and field gate from the road to the side. The ground extends to over the Harthope Burn and to a car parking area between the road and the field to the rear.

Please note a pedestrian right-of-way runs across the property, which leads to and from the village.  There is also a pedestrian right-of-way across the front driveway to the neighbouring house (Harthopeburn Cottage) which is owned separately and not included in this sale.

 

Services

Mains Electricity and Water.  Private Drainage.  

 

Tenure

We are advised by the vendor that the tenure of the property is Freehold and it is being offered with full vacant possession.

 

Title Deed Number DU375605         Title Deed Number DU273723

House, Byre (GF) Barn & Land                        Barn 1st & 2nd Floors

Additional Information

This property is to be sold by the method of auction.

The auction will be held in St Johns Chapel at The Golden Lion public house on 8th February 2020 at 12 noon. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to register.

An Auction Pack with the registered title deeds and plans, and searches will be available online at www.pennine-ways.co.uk soon.  You can also request an auction pack and register your interest by sending an email to … sarah@countrycottages.net

The property is being offered for sale subject to a reserve which shall not be disclosed.

On the day of the auction, if the bidding exceeds the reserve price, the hammer will go down and contracts are signed on the day.  The successful bidder will be required to pay 10% of the hammer price on the day, together with a buyer’s premium of 5% of the hammer price.  This can be paid on the day either by bank transfer or by debit card payment.

Please contact you bank prior to the auction to advise them of a potential transfer as this may have to be authorised by them.

The buyer’s premium includes the cost of the searches provided by the vendor.

Contracts are exchanged on the day and completion of the sale will take place on agreed date approximately 30 days after the date of the auction.

The successful bidder will be required to provide one form of photographic ID and a utility bill from the home address.

 

Local Information

The village of St Johns Chapel is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with access to many outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling and fishing. The area and village has a number of amenities including 2 public houses serving local ales and food, Café, a Co-operative store and a Post Office, a Doctors surgery, a Church and a Town Hall that has a fortnightly cinema and gym. There are choices of schools both primary and secondary, (school transport provided) and a local bus company serves the area. The property is located close to the A689 with access to local towns including Hexham, Carlisle, Newcastle, Durham and Darlington.  Stanhope Town is approximately 11 miles away and has a larger range of shops, a bank, a petrol station and a monthly farmers market.

 

Directions – DL13 1HF

From the Pennine Ways Office in Alston proceed up the hill and turn left onto the A689.  Continue along the A689 for approximately 13 miles until you enter the village of St Johns Chapel. Turn right after the bridge signposted to Langdon Beck.  Continue up this road for about 200 yards.  Look for the Pennine Ways for sale sign.  Bonny Moor Cottage can be found on your right-hand side.   There is private parking just beyond the property also on the right-hand side.

 

From the A1 proceed along the A68 towards the North Pennines until you reach the A689 signposted “Weardale North Pennines” join this road and travel west through various villages for approximately 18 miles until you enter the village of St Johns Chapel. Pass the market square, take a left turn signposted to Langdon Beck.  Continue up this road for about 200 yards.  Look for the Pennine Ways for sale sign.  Bonny Moor Cottage can be found on your right-hand side.   There is private parking just beyond the property also on the right-hand side.

 

VIEWINGS are strictly by prior appointment with the sole agent,

PENNINE WAYS LTD.  To arrange an appointment, please call the Alston Office on 01434 381808, or the Haltwhistle Office on 01434 322277.

 

To view more of our properties for sale or to let, please check our website www.pennine-ways.co.uk

Pennine Ways Ltd is a member of the Property Ombudsman

 

 

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