The Green, Hamsterley, County Durham

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Offering huge potential, Prospect House is a stunning Grade II Listed five bedroom family home with outbuildings and approximately 7.36 acres (2.97 hectares) of land, situated in the highly sought after village of Hamsterley.


Wolsingham 6 miles, Bishop Auckland 7 miles, Barnard Castle 12 miles, Durham 19 miles, Darlington 19 miles, Newcastle 32 miles.

The property is situated within the attractive rural village of Hamsterley, which sits in open countryside between scenic Weardale and Teesdale. The village is ideally situated for access to the rural market towns of Wolsingham and Barnard Castle,

offering a variety of national and independent shops, eateries and tourist attractions, while the cities of Newcastle and Durham are within easy reach, offering a further array of activities. Nearby Bishop Auckland is being regenerated while there are main line train stations at Darlington and Durham, and international airports at Teesside, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford.

The A1 (M) and A68 are easily accessible bringing many areas within commuting distance. Hamsterley is a well established, friendly, rural community with primary school, popular village pub and active Village Hall association. The property is also

within walking distance of a recreation area with tennis court. Hamsterley Forest is approximately a mile from the site and offers many walks, bridleways and cycling tracks ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities.

The Property

Prospect House is offered with no onward chain having been owned by the same family for more than 100 years. This Grade II listed property with period features and stunning views to the rear offers huge potential and comes with all the essentials required for a great family home.

The property is approached via a driveway leading to a spacious yard with access to the garage/outbuildings and a side entrance door to the utility room. The house s main entrance is via an entrance porch leading through to an entrance hall with doors leading into a family room and a sitting room, both with open fireplaces and south facing bay windows to the front elevation. The dining room is to the rear of the property with an open fireplace and stunning bay window to the rear with window seat overlooking the rear garden.

The kitchen has a matching range of wall and base units with electric oven and oil-fired Aga. From the kitchen there is a door to the utility room and pantry.

The first floor landing provides access to four of the property s bedrooms, house bathroom, laundry room and a staircase to the second floor. On the second floor there is a fifth bedroom with en-suite shower room.


The garage has a remote roller door with power, light and timber stairs to the first floor. Attached to the garage is one outbuilding with a bay window and fireplace and another currently used for storage. These could be ideal for a home

office or stabling.

Gardens and Grounds

There are gardens on three sides of the property mainly laid to lawn with walled boundaries and mature planted borders. To the west of the property there is a Garth and a walled grassed area with mature trees. The gardens and Garth occupy

approximately 1.4 acres (0.56 hectares).


To the rear of the property there are two grassed fields totalling approximately 7.36 acres (2.97 hectares) with walled boundaries.

Tenure, Local Authority & Council Tax

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded G.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

Prospect House is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Agents Note

Please note, probate has been applied for, but is yet to be granted. For further information contact GSC Grays.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.

01833 908027

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