Skip to the content

Lark House Farm, Cornsay, Durham

Offers Over £250,000

Property Features

  • 3 Bedroom Detached House
  • Range of Agricultural Buildings
  • Open Countryside Location
  • Land Extending to Approximately 0.213ha (0.53 acres)
A rare opportunity to purchase a house with land and buildings in need of renovation with panoramic views towards Cornsay Colliery and beyond.

The buildings offer the potential for diversification subject to the necessary consents.

The property is not subject to any onwards chain.

Viewing recommended.

Lark House Farm is situated at the head of the Deerness Valley in the heart of rural County Durham, surrounded by scenic open countryside. Located a approximately 4 miles from the historical village of Lanchester which offers excellent amenities including schools, a post office, bank, butcher, baker, greengrocer, hardware shop, small supermarket, pharmacy, restaurant, public houses and takeaways.

The Historic City of Durham is located approximately 7 miles north east via the B6302, with main line rail connections north and south and easy access to A1M. The metropolitan city of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead are also located approximately 20 miles north east less than 1 hours drive also within good commuting distance and offers a regional centre of culture with venues such as Sage Gateshead, Baltic and the Theatre Royal. Large shopping complexes such as The Metro Centre and Eldon Square are also located in the Gateshead and Newcastle area.


Entrance Porch
2.04 x 1.53m
With tiled roof, and timber cladded surround.

This area leads to the stairs giving access to the first floor.

4.81 x 4.62m
Spacious lounge area with timber effect flooring, wood roof panelling, central light and electric fire, situated in a marble effect fireplace. This room leads off to the dining room and front entrance. It also provides access to a large under stairs cupboard.

Dining Room
4.42 x 3.68m
Spacious dining room containing solid fuel stove, wall lights and wood effect flooring providing access through to the kitchen and lounge.

4.42 x 2.04m
Kitchen with wall and floor units, sink and drainer unit, wood effect flooring.

Rear Porch
3.37m x 1.54m
With tiled floor, windows and central ceiling light.


Generous landing area giving access to.

Bedroom 1
4.62 x 3.36m
With wood effect panelling to roof, central ceiling light, radiator and fitted wooden wardrobes. There is also a former fire surround on a former fireplace.

Bedroom 2
4.42 x 3.36m
With central ceiling light, fitted wardrobes, radiator, and original fireplace. One wardrobe contains the water tank.

Bedroom 3
3.42 x 2.37m
With central ceiling light, radiator, and original fireplace.

2.95 x 1.79m
Part titled bathroom with corner shower, sink with vanity unit under, WC and wall mounted storage units.


Range of Stone Built Buildings
Range of traditional stone and steel cladded buildings, in a dilapidated condition.

Steel Portal Frame Building
9.33 x 6.33m
Steel portal frame open fronted building with steel box cladding roofing and walls, with stone wall up to half way.

Stone Built Former Stalls
Severely dilapidated stone barns with slate roof, internal stalls and storage areas. - Note this building is not safe to access.

The property is accessed via a private gated driveway which is owned.

The house has obvious subsidence. However, we are informed by the Vendor that this is a historic issue and the property has been in this condition for a number of years. It is advised that any interested parties undertake their own research into this matter.
All the buildings, besides the steel portal framed building are in a dilapidated condition and as such no access will be provided to these buildings for viewings.

The mines and minerals are excepted and reserved.

A public footpath runs from north to south along the length of the driveway.

The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourses and other easements and rights of adjoining landowners, affecting the same, and all wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.

The property is freehold with vacant possession.

Mains electricity, mains water, septic tank and a solid fuel heating system.

Council Tax Band B.

Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL.
Telephone 03000 260 000 website

Strictly by appointment only through the selling agent Vickers & Barrass.


Energy Performance

Contact us about this property:

Darlington Office

Email Darlington Office

Darlington Farmers Auction Mart, Humbleton Park, Darlington, DL2 2XX

Get In Touch

We are a firm of Rural Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents providing a range of professional services.