Sold Guide Price £695,000
- Approximately 8.9 Acres
- Far Reaching Views
- Outdoor Arena
- Semi-Rural Location
- Stables, Hay Stores & Tack Room
- Versatile Accommodation
A substantial modern country house set in 8.9 acres with first-class equestrian facilities
Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Porch | Hallway | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Garden Room | Study | Kitchen | Utility Room | Downstairs Cloakroom | Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-suite Shower Room | Guest Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom
Double Garage | Gardens | Four Stables | Tack Room | Hay Stores | Outdoor Floodlit Arena | Paddocks
East Kyo Farm Cottage, renovated in 2006, has been further updated by the current owners to offer generous sized accommodation with modern equestrian facilities. The property is set in an enviable, elevated position in a semi-rural location with uninterrupted views over open countryside and has approximately 8.9 acres of undulating grazing land, stables, tack room, hay stores and floodlit outdoor arena.
The entrance porch with traditional stone floor and part-glazed door, leads to the main hallway with access to all downstairs accommodation and stairs to the upper floor.
The sitting room, a bright room of good proportions, offers a multi-fuel stove with attractive stone hearth and fire surround, and sash window with views to the rear of the property. French doors lead to an impressive garden room to the side elevation; which is a lovely relaxing room and flooded with natural light. Offering French doors to the front, windows to all sides, crux beam and stunning views of the surrounding land making this as idea place for entertaining.
There is access from the hallway to the well-presented study at the rear of the property, with high quality built-in office furniture and shelving, sash window and uninterrupted views of the property’s adjoining land.
The dining room, to the front elevation, benefits from a multi-fuel stove set on a stone hearth with wood mantle over, sash window and is galleried to the kitchen. Steps lead down to the kitchen with a range of quality cream wall, floor and glass fronted display units, a gas Rangemaster range set in an inglenook-style recess with lighting, a 1½ bowl sink with drainer and integral fridge-freezer. The utility room is off the kitchen; with sink, plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine, boiler cupboard, further storage and access to the garden through a stable door. Access to the generous double garage is also from the utility room which has power, light and water. The property benefits from a mains gas combination boiler; providing underfloor heating to the downstairs and radiator heating to the upper floor. A cloakroom with wash-hand basin and WC completes the downstairs accommodation.
To the upper floor the master bedroom benefits from dual aspect to the front and rear elevation, a dressing room and en-suite, comprising a walk-in shower, pedestal wash-hand basin and WC. The guest bedroom also features an en-suite with shower, pedestal wash-hand basin and WC. The third bedroom, with dual aspect to the front and rear, and the fourth bedroom with impressive views over the land and countryside to the rear of the property, are both serviced by the family bathroom with bath, generous walk-in shower, wash-hand basin and WC. This completes the upstairs accommodation.
East Kyo Farm Cottage is approached along a tarmacadam drive and through double wooden gates at the front of the property with a turning area and parking for several cars. Benefitting from wrap around gardens, mainly laid to lawn, with a generous gravelled area for outside entertaining to enjoy the fabulous views of the surrounding countryside, with cross rail fencing boundaries.
The equestrian facilities include two stable blocks with four boxes, a tack room, insulated storage boxes with light and power, together with a floodlit outdoor arena. As a whole, the property is set in approximately 8.9 acres. The paddocks, which are well fenced, are currently divided into four enclosures with grazing in the form of four separate paddocks, two of which are serviced by natural running water and a pond. There is gated access to the paddocks and a further gate provides access from the stables to ensure security. The equestrian facilities benefit from a separate entrance via a gravelled track which surrounds the property; leading through to the stables and an enclosed gravelled area which provides a useful area for parking, turning agricultural equipment and horseboxes.
East Kyo Farm Cottage offers a manageable equestrian property located in an excellent position for quiet hacking on country roads and off-road tracks.
Harperley is a small and popular village in County Durham, conveniently situated within the county for easy commuting to any of the regional centres. Harperley 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 nearby Consett, 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.
Harperley 0.3 mile | Consett 7.1 miles | Durham 10.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 11.2 miles | Newcastle International Airport 14.8 miles