A unique opportunity to purchase a modern five bedroom detached family home, together with three successful holiday cottages, a large stable block with 5 Monarch stables, large tack room and double garage all set within 17.7 acres of land. Read more
A unique opportunity to purchase a modern five bedroom detached family home, together with three successful holiday cottages, a large stable block with 5 Monarch stables, large tack room and double garage all set within 17.7 acres of land. A complete lifestyle/equestrian business within easy reach of Durham City, the A1 and A19.
The Property An entrance porch gives access to a reception hall with open staircase leading to the first floor. A spacious well-appointed dual aspect living/dining room is light and airy and has windows to the front and side elevation and French doors to the rear which open into the gardens, the dining area is located at the front of the property and a brick 'Inglenook' fireplace with oak mantle gives a warm and cosy feel to the living room, there are glazed double doors which open into the large modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room with an excellent range of modern wall and floor units with Silestone work surfaces, central island with induction hob and extractor, ample seating and built in storage, two built in ovens, microwave and dishwasher and large integrated corner larder fridge, there are also French doors leading out the rear garden. A rear hall which has a good range of built in storage cupboards gives access to a spacious utility room, a downstairs WC and a door leading into the side garden.
The open staircase leads from the hall and to the first floor with a hall landing and a large picture window taking in the lovely views, the master bedroom has a walk in dressing room, a separate en suite shower room which is fitted with a modern white suite, bedroom two also benefits from access to the dressing room and has a separate en-suite shower room again fitted with a modern suite, there is a bedroom which enjoys views to two sides and is currently being used as a home office, a family bathroom with a modern white suite including a separate shower enclosure completes the first floor. The staircase continues to the second floor where there is a landing with storage cupboard, a bedroom with a walk in dressing room, and an en suite shower room, a fifth bedroom is currently being used as a sitting room and enjoys views across the open countryside. The property has underfloor heating throughout.
Externally An electric wrought iron gate gives access to a long drive which leads to the property and a hardstanding parking area, the immediate gardens are mainly laid to lawn together with established borders and mature trees and plants. A large timber decked area is accessed by the kitchen and living room and is an ideal area for entertaining, to the side of the property is a hardstanding area with dog run.
The Land Accessed via the long drive and the stable yard, all individual fields are detailed within the field schedule which corresponds with the sale plan included within these particulars for ease of identification. There are two field shelters.
Farm Buildings/Stables 1744 sq ft (162.1 sq metres) Set around a largely concreted yard, a range of useful buildings complement the property. The main building is a substantial, brick built set of 5 Monarch stables, electricity and water, a tack room with dining area and small kitchen, and a cloakroom, WC, laundry room, utility room and a double garage. This offers further scope for conversion (subject to the necessary consents) A separate timber stable block with 3 stables.
Holiday Cottages A block of three 2 bedroom holiday cottages, each unit is fully equipped with modern fitted kitchens and bathrooms, two double bedrooms and open plan living/dining areas, each property has its own rear courtyard and ample parking/hardstanding. These are currently run as successful 4* holiday cottages and further information regarding income can be provided on request. Furniture in the holiday cottages may be available by separate negotiation.
Boundaries Are indicated on the sale plan and the responsibility and maintenance for these will be included within the sale insofar as they are owned.
Rights and Easements The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owner, if any, affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves or other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
EPC Rating Laing House has been certified with an EPC Rating of B | 81 1 Laing Cottage has been certified with EPC Rating of D | 68 2 Laing Cottage has been certified with EPC Rating of D | 68 3 Laing Cottage has been certified with EPC Rating of D | 66
Tenure & Possession Freehold
Local Authority Durham County Council. The property has been rated council tax band D.
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Laing House is situated on the outskirts of Haswell village to the east of historic Durham. The location is quiet and scenic yet with easy access to nearby local centres via the A19 and the A1 for the wider region.
Durham offers a wide choice of primary and secondary schools together with a choice of private day and boarding schools. Shopping and recreational facilities and a vibrant nightlife. 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 direct connections to London and Edinburgh along the East Coast mainline. Both Teesside International Airport and Newcastle International Airport are also within easy reach.
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