Oak House & Acorn Barn, Satley, County Durham, DL13


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A spacious and impressive double-fronted house with an accompanying converted barn, which could be used as secondary accommodation, a residential let (currently let for 450pcm, on a 12-month assured shorthold tenancy) or holiday let/B&B, within this popular rural village on the outskirts of County Durham, close to the A68 and the Durham Dales. Planning permission has also been granted to create separate access for each property, which would allow them to be sold separately.

Oak House, along with Acorn Barn, offers a rare opportunity for those looking for an additional income stream or with a particular requirement for additional accommodation in close proximity to the main residence. This tastefully well-presented four-bedroomed home has three reception rooms and includes oil-fire central heating and uPVC double glazed sash windows, with accommodation comprising: entrance lobby, hallway with parquet flooring, living room with double doors to the dining room with Inglenook fireplace and log-burning stove, open into country-style kitchen with Range-style cooker, oak unit and granite worktops, a spacious utility room, ground floor W.C. and walk-in shower, versatile and spacious family room/office, large first floor landing with study/play area, four double bedrooms - including the master bedroom with a raised dressing area with built-in wardrobes - and a spacious bathroom with twin wash basins and a separate shower cubicle. There is a large wooden electric gate to the entrance, which leads to a block-paved driveway, a lawned side garden, next to the stone-built garage, and space to parking to the rear. The driveway also provides access to Acorn Barn, to the rear of Oak House, which has an open-plan ground floor with Karndean flooring, and comprising: fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, open into dining area and living area, partially split by the staircase up to the first floor where there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also a ground floor W.C. and there are French doors from the living area out to the courtyard. The barn has an electric heating system, while externally it has a gate with a parking space and reasonably-sized rear patio garden. Acorn Barn is currenly let at £450pcm (£5,400 per year),

on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Located on the main street in Satley (B6296), with easy access to the A68, the house is well-situated for commuting to Durham (12 miles) and Consett (6 miles), while Newcastle is less than 18 miles away. Midway between Wolsingham and Lanchester - both of which have schools, shops and other services - Satley is also situated within 2 miles of the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which makes it an excellent base for walkers, cyclists and anyone wishing to take in the unspoiled moorland landscape of the Durham Dales.

Oak House

Ground Floor

Entrance Lobby


Living Room Feature fireplace with open fire. Double doors through to dining room.

Dining Room Inglenook fireplace with log-burning stove. Open into kitchen.

Kitchen Including: Range-style cooker, oak units, granite worktops, Belfast sink. Door to rear patio/courtyard.

Utility Room Oak units, granite worktops, Belfast sink.

Shower Room / W.C. Tiled shower cubicle with dual-head rainfall shower, W.C. in recess, with wash basin.

Study / Family Room Spacious and versatile split-level room with two windows.

First Floor

Landing & Study / Play Area Large landing with versatile space into dormer.

Master Bedroom Includes dressing area with built-in wardrobes, into dormer space.

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4

Bathroom Split-level room with a traditional white suite including twin wash basins, separate shower cubicle and screened bath.

Externally Electric wooden gate, block-paved driveway, patio and courtyard area, for parking, lawned garden area to side, next to garage

Garage Stone-built garage.

EPC Rating C 68 (potential 70)

Council Tax Band E

Acorn Barn

Ground Floor

Kitchen Area


Living / Dining Area

First Floor


Bedroom 1 Includes built-in cupboard and Velux window.

Bedroom 2

Bathroom Fitted with a white suite including shower over bath.

Externally Gate to driveway (with space for parking one car), patio garden.

EPC Rating D 61 (Potential 63)

Council Tax Band C

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