The Grove, Redford, Hamsterley
£450,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A handsome, period property situated within a highly unique location in the heart of Hamsterley Forest. This spacious property offers ample living accommodation with an abundance of period features including; sash windows, high ceilings, cornicing and ceiling rose detailing, a stunning curved spindle staircase and a marble fireplace with wood burning stove to name a few. Throughout the property there is well thought out accommodation, with generously sized rooms making this a suitable home for a wide variety of purchasers. To the first floor, this charming home offers three large double bedrooms, including a master suite with dressing area and en suite. The principle accommodation also has the added benefit of windows overlooking the spacious lawned gardens and grounds, as well as Hamsterley Forest beyond.

Situation & Amenities

Situated in a truly unique location within the hamlet of Redford which is nestled in the trees of Hamsterley forest approximately 3 miles from Hamsterley village itself. Hamsterley Forest is a delightful 2000 hectare oasis, sprawling along the sides of a sheltered valley and offering endless footpaths, bridleways and cycling tracks. Nearby, Hamsterley village is a pretty and sought after village offering a small primary school, highly regarded pub/restaurant, a well-used village hall.

Wolsingham and Barnard Castle are nearby market towns offering a range of local shops and services, including a bank, post office, health centre, chemist, greengrocer, supermarket, butchers, schools, pubs and restaurants. Bishop Auckland also offers a much more extensive range of supermarkets whilst Durham (18 miles), Darlington (20 miles), and Newcastle (31 miles) provide additional restaurants, shopping, health and cultural opportunities. All three lie on the central east coast rail line with regular connections north and south with London. (please note all distances are approximate).

Description

A handsome, period property situated within a highly unique location in the heart of Hamsterley Forest. This spacious property offers ample living accommodation with an abundance of period features including; sash windows, high ceilings, cornicing and ceiling rose detailing, a stunning curved spindle staircase and a marble fireplace with wood burning stove to name a few. Throughout the property there is well thought out accommodation, with generously sized rooms making this a suitable home for a wide variety of purchasers. To the first floor, this charming home offers three large double bedrooms, including a master suite with dressing area and en suite. The principle accommodation also has the added benefit of windows overlooking the spacious lawned gardens and grounds, as well as Hamsterley Forest beyond.

Accommodation

A partially glazed door leads into an entrance porch with a partially glazed door and windows either side into the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway

A spacious room with a spindle curved staircase leading up to the first floor. Doors leading to the breakfast kitchen, drawing room and double doors leading into the inner hallway and WC. Parquet flooring, spotlighting and radiator.

Inner Hallway

With doors leading to the study, boiler room and utility.

Kitchen/ Dining Room

A good range of wall and base units with white frontage and solid wood work surfaces. A one and a half ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and drainer and an oil fed Aga. Integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge freezer, fan oven, four ring hob. There is an island unit and space for a dining table. Spotlighting, steps leading up to the entrance hall and patio doors overlooking the gardens. Radiator.

Drawing Room

Steps lead down into the drawing room which is a substantial room with two windows overlooking the rear gardens and a window to the side. Cornicing detail and ceiling rose. Wood burning stove with a stone hearth and Frosterley marble surround. Two radiators.

Study

With a window to the rear. Radiator.

Boiler Room

A door leading to the rear. This room houses the oil boiler and provides useful storage.

Utility

With two windows overlooking the rear. A range of wall and base units with wood effect frontage, and white work surfaces. Plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, service hatch. Terrazo flooring and radiator.

Ground Floor WC

A white suite comprising a wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC. Frosted glazed window under the stairs, wall mounted heated towel rail, tiled flooring and walls. Spotlighting.

First Floor Landing

A curved original spindle staircase leads up to the first floor with two windows to the rear. The half landing has a door leading into bedroom three and radiator. Three steps lead up to the main landing with doors to bedrooms one, two and the house bathroom. A substantial range of storage cupboards and two Velux roof lights.

Master Bedroom

A double bedroom with a window overlooking the front garden and a window to the side. A good range of fitted wardrobes and a walk way through with a fitted dressing table area and further storage. There is an opening leading into the en-suite.

En-suite

A white suite comprising a open sunken shower with fitted seat adjacent to the shower, a step down to the main en-suite area, bath with tiled panelling, a further step down to a double wash hand basin, low level WC and a bidet. Two windows to the rear, tiled walls and flooring. Radiator.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with a window to the front overlooking the gardens and towards Hamsterley Forest. Picture rail, loft access and two radiators.

Bedroom Three

A double bedroom with a window to the rear. Fitted cupboard. Loft access and two radiators.

House Bathroom

A blue suite comprising a sunken bath, sunken shower tray, low level WC and double wash hand basin. Tiled flooring and walls, window to the rear, storage cupboard and radiator.

Externally

The property is approached via a timber gate with stone walled boundaries. There is a gravelled driveway leading up to a substantial parking area with private parking for several vehicles. The main gardens are situated to the front of the property with hedged and fenced boundaries mainly laid to lawn, with a good range of mature shrubs and planting. There is a rockery area and a flower bed as well as a gravelled seating area, adjacent to the patio doors leading from the kitchen and a timber built log store. To the rear of the property there is access to the neighbouring properties and a right of access for services.

Tenure

The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity connected. The property is serviced by oil fired central heating. We understand that the water is supplied from a spring which is regularly tested. The property is drained to a septic tank, which is shared with the three neighbouring properties. We understand that the septic tank does not currently comply with current regulations- however further information is available from the selling agent upon request.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

The property is banded E

Particulars & Photographs

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in October 2021.

Agents Note

Please note the property forms part of a flying freehold both in favour and against the property within the kitchen and under the landing.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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