Ling Riggs, Ireshopeburn, Bishop Auckland, Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this Seven Bedroom Semi Detached Country House with Land – all interest and OFFERS are INVITED.

*Guide Price: £620,000 - £640,000*

Spacious front entrance porch, with slate floor.

Entrance Hallway - The front entrance door opens to the hallway, with doors to the lounge and music room and the staircase to the first floor landing.

Music Room - With a front aspect window, a feature fireplace, and a door to the family room.

Family Room - Generously sized room with ceiling beams, parquet flooring, a large open fireplace and French doors opening out to the garden.

Lounge - Offering plenty of space, beamed ceiling, with a front aspect window, a large stone inglenook fireplace and a door to the kitchen.

Kitchen - Fitted with a range of cream units with timber worktops, a double Belfast sink and a Rayburn range cooker. Door to the conservatory and to the bathroom. Space for dining.

Bathroom One - With a WC, a wash hand basin and a freestanding slipper bath.

Conservatory - With an obscure roof and windows to the rear aspect with spectacular views over the garden, fields and hillsides. Access to the study and the utility room.

Utility Room - With space and plumbing for appliances, a door to the inner barn hall and a door to the rear external.

Study - Perfect space for home working and studying, with a window and door to the garden room.

Garden Room - With windows to the family room and space for furniture for a variety of uses.

First Floor:

Landing - With doors to all bedrooms and the shower room.

Master Bedroom - Generous double size room with a front aspect window and a door to the dressing room with access to the en-suite.

Dressing Room - Ample built in wardrobes and dressing table, with a rear aspect window and a door to the en-suite.

En-Suite - Three-piece suite comprising a WC, a wash hand basin and an inset shower enclosure.

Bedroom Two - Double size room with dual aspect windows to the rear.

Bedroom Three - Double size room with a front aspect window and stairs to a very generous loft space.

Bedroom Four - Double size room with a front aspect window.

Bedroom Five - Double size room with a front aspect window.

Shower Room - Comprising a WC, a wash hand basin and a corner shower enclosure.


Ground Floor:

Access via a door from the utility area into the Barn hall.

Kitchen/Living Room - Generous open plan living space, with dual aspect windows and a fitted kitchen with laminate worktops, a stainless steel sink basin and space and plumbing for appliances and for a dining table and chairs. Door to the under-stairs cupboard.

Inner Hall - With doors to the WC, second bathroom, the cinema room and access to a staircase leading up to the barn's first floor.

WC - With a WC and a wash hand basin.

Bathroom Two - Comprising a wash hand basin, a freestanding slipperbath and a large shower enclosure.

Cinema Room - Spacious room, currently utilised as a cinema room, with a door to another WC.

WC - With a WC and wash hand basin.

First Floor:

Landing - With doors to both bedrooms.

Bedroom Six - Double size room with a side aspect window and a built-in storage cupboard.

Bedroom Seven - Double size room with a rear aspect window.


The property is accessed via a private driveway, leading through the generous garden grounds which extend to both the front and back, featuring mature trees and shrubs and a large patio to the rear. Vast views of the surrounding countryside which spans for miles. There is a stone outbuilding to the front which the current owners have utilised as a summerhouse, with a log burner and bi-folding doors opening to the stone patio, which overlooks the countryside and the pond.

Four acre paddock with fencing, appropriate for horses, livestock or for growing produce.

Gravelled parking area to the rear which allows parking space for multiple vehicles.


This charming and characteristic property boasts an extensive amount of space, with multiple reception rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms and a barn area, which holds the potential to become self-contained

There are a range of period features, such as exposed stonework, wood panelling and beams, stripped pine doors and shutters and open fireplaces. It boasts 3000sq ft, with the main five bedroom farmhouse and the attached two bedroom barn. The main house is extremely versatile, holding an extensive amount of space and rooms.

The gardens span across the front, side and rear, with a patio for the main house and a stone outbuilding summerhouse with another patio, pergola and a pond, all overlooking the miles and miles of countryside views. Four acre paddock and plenty of parking space to both the front and rear.

The property is located above Ireshopeburn which is set within Durham Dales, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making it an ideal property for a holiday let, B&B, Boutique Hotel or to house a large family. Spectacular walking opportunities directly accessible from the front door.

Located 24 miles from Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle and 29 miles from Durham City.


UPVC Double Glazed Windows

Oil Fired Central Heating with Radiators

Septic Tank Sewerage System

Mains Water & Electricity

Fischer Thermostatically Controlled Electric Radiators

Council Tax Band: D

Early viewing is highly recommended to take in this magnificent property, due to the property being realistically priced.


These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including gas central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Furthermore, Solicitors should confirm moveable items described in the sales particulars and, in fact, included in the sale since circumstances do change during the marketing or negotiations. Although we try to ensure accuracy, if measurements are used in this listing, they may be approximate. Therefore if intending Purchasers need accurate measurements to order carpeting or to ensure existing furniture will fit, they should take such measurements themselves. Photographs are reproduced general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.


To be confirmed by the Vendor’s Solicitors


Vacant possession upon completion


Viewing strictly by appointment through The Express Estate Agency

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