Mole Hill Farm

Boghouse Lane, Beamish, County Durham

A truly remarkable recently constructed country house and cottage with extensive equestrian facilities

Guide Price
£2,000,000

Key Features

  • High Specification
  • Separate Cottage
  • Extensive Stabling
  • Outdoor Arena
  • Land

Accommodation in Brief

Main House
Reception Hallway | Dining Room | Drawing/Media Room | Breakfasting Kitchen | Garden Room | Rear Hallway | Cloakroom/WC | Utility Room | Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-suite Bathroom | Two Double Bedrooms with Dressing Rooms | Jack and Jill Bathroom | Guest Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Leisure Suite with Bar | WC | Plant Room

Holiday Cottage
Entrance Porch | Dining Kitchen | Ground Floor Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Living Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom

Driveway and Parking | Stable Block | Barn | Arena | Garden | Paddocks | Around 16 Acres

The Property

Mole Hill Farm is a substantial detached house and holiday cottage constructed seven years ago by the current owners and finished to a high specification with superb equestrian facilities and stunning views.

The main property offers flexible living accommodation over three floors, combined with high quality finishes, surround sound system throughout, underfloor heating to the majority of rooms, CCTV camera system, contemporary bathrooms and quality kitchen. The equestrian facilities include a stable block with sixteen boxes, a barn with an additional six boxes, tack room, grooms kitchen and office. There is also grazing land and an outdoor arena. The holiday cottage offers a spacious dining kitchen, two bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms, and a living room.

The front door opens into a spacious reception hall, which is divided from the dining room by a feature central brick fireplace with dual aspect multi-fuel stove. The limestone floor has underfloor heating which runs throughout the ground floor to the main reception rooms. The windows are a mixture of stone mullions and oak framed leaded panes, and a Cliffy Chapman limestone staircase with attractive wrought iron balustrading leads to the first floor. Double oak doors lead in to the drawing room/media room which is fitted with a range of Macassar ebony wood cabinets and display shelving, and a wall mounted woodburning fire. There are uninterrupted views over the gardens and countryside beyond.

The spacious, dual aspect breakfasting kitchen is fitted with a range of Herrington Gate furniture in Pippy oak and walnut and a dresser with a painted finish, with complementary granite work surfaces incorporating Siemens ceramic hob, conventional oven, and dishwasher. The Sub Zero American-style fridge freezer and wine cooler are built in to a walnut garage, and there is a four oven electric Aga.

Steps lead down to the garden room, which has fabulous views over open countryside and a sandstone fireplace housing a Jøtul LPG gas stove. Off the kitchen is a rear hallway with access to the ground floor cloakroom/WC and utility/boot room which has matching units to the kitchen with plumbing for a washing machine.

Stairs lead from the reception hall to the first floor landing, which is flooded with natural light, where there is a study with a feature window and deep window seat. The master bedroom leads off the main landing into a dressing room which is fitted with bespoke shelving. Opposite is the en-suite bathroom with stone bath, twin vanity basins set on a walnut storage unit, large walk-in cubicle with rain shower, WC, and TV set in to the wall. The bedroom has parquet flooring, a contemporary wall- mounted gas fire, and has stunning views.

There are two further bedrooms, both with dressing rooms, parquet flooring and built in walnut and sycamore dressing tables, which share a Jack and Jill bathroom with a contemporary white suite comprising bath, separate shower, twin vanity basins set on a walnut storage unit and WC.

A further staircase leads to the second floor leisure suite currently used as a hobby/TV room with a fitted bar featuring fridge, built-in wine cooler and sink. Completing the accommodation is a WC, and the plant room housing the oil fired boiler and hot water cylinder.

The holiday cottage has an entrance porch leading in to a dining kitchen which is fitted with a range of wood fronted units with granite work surfaces, integrated dishwasher, ceramic hob with extractor over, and electric oven under. There is a multi- fuel stove and a large cupboard/utility area with plumbing for a washing machine. The ground floor bedroom has French doors to the rear courtyard, and an en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath, shower cubicle with electric shower, wash basin and WC.

Stairs lead to the open plan living room with vaulted ceiling, maple flooring, windows to both aspects and skylights. A door leads to the master bedroom with built-in wardrobes, maple floor and en-suite with free-standing bath, shower cubicle, washbasin and WC.

Externally

Mole Hill Farm is approached through double gates along a graveled driveway leading to a generous parking and turning area. Directly in front of the main house is an attractive cobbled turning circle. There are sweeping lawns to the rear of the property with fabulous views, a large pond, outdoor arena and brick outhouse concealing the oil and LPG tanks. There is grazing land of approximately 16 acres directly behind the property, and a stable block and yard with 16 loose boxes nearby. There is also a large barn with 6 further loose boxes, tack room, grooms kitchen and an area which is currently separated off and used as a dog grooming parlour.

The holiday cottage is situated within the grounds of the property, separate from the main house and close to the stables and outbuildings.

Local Information

Beamish is a small and popular village in County Durham, conveniently situated within the county for easy commuting to any of the regional centres. Beamish, renowned for its famous museum is a short drive to the west of Stanley and has onward access to the A1(M), while further to the west is the beautiful Derwent Valley and Durham Dales.

There is a full range of shops, educational and commercial facilities in Stanley, while Newcastle and historic Durham City offer a comprehensive selection of cultural, educational, professional, recreational and shopping facilities. For the commuter, the A1 provides good access to Newcastle City Centre and Airport. Mainline rail stations are at Durham and Newcastle with regular services to London and Edinburgh.

Approximate Mileages

A1 Chester le Street 6.3 miles | Gateshead 6.7 miles | Newcastle City Centre 8.4 miles | Durham 10.5 miles | Newcastle International Airport 13.6 miles

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