Houghton Le Spring, DH5


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Rarely available and highly sought after, we are delighted to offer to the market, with no onward chain, this two bedroomed converted and extended former cowshed. It is situated in the region of 6 acres of land and has a range of general purpose buildings, barns and stables. The property lends itself to a range of purposes, including commercial, a smallholding or equestrian and has consents for 15 touring caravan pitches and has also previously been ran as a flower nursery.

The property is approached by a private road leading to a five bar gate, providing security, into the vast driveway. The property itself is of stone and timber construction. It offers open plan living, dining and kitchen with cathedral beams to the ceiling and mezzanine over which could be used for various purposes. This, in turn, leads into a utility room and wet room. The sleeping accommodation is situated in a log cabin extension and offers two bedrooms and an ensuite bathroom. The main bedroom has double doors which lead out to a private garden.

Externally, the property occupies a generous plot that extends to the region of 6Ac, a mix of grassland and woodland. The woodland offers an ideal place for dog walks and hacking. The property also provides a range of buildings, including an open sided barn, a partially covered general purpose building, a covered general purpose building with an open side and a block of four stables. This is alongside facilities for the touring pitches, including a WC/shower and kitchen. There are also two sizeable, picturesque ponds filled with water lilies and an abundance of wildlife, one of which has a wooden footbridge over and seated area.

The property is situated within the small settlement of Warden Law, less than 5 minutes' drive from Houghton Le Spring. This offers a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational facilities and amenities. Nearby Durham City Centre offers a broader range of facilities, eateries and bars. Warden Law is well placed for commuting purposes with easy access to the A(690) and A(19), making it accessible to other regional centres.


1. Whole site extends to in the region of 6 acres

2. The properties source of heating is via a log burner in the kitchen alongside electric radiators

3. The property has wooden double glazing

4. The site has previously offered touring pitches for 15 caravans, the site however is no longer in business

5. As the dwelling is of non-standard construction and is sold with a certificate of lawful development - due diligence ought to be performed prior to viewing if a mortgage is required

6. The property is held on two titles

7. There are restriction covenants on the land which restrict further development

8. The property has a gate entrance into the land, this is over a private road and for agricultural use only

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01913 406158

J W Wood - Durham

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