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Lot 1, Holdforth Grange, Hurworth Moor, Darlington

Offers In Region Of £650,000

Property Features

  • 3 Bedroom Detached Farmhouse
  • Land Approximately 1.626ha (4.018 acres)
  • Further Lots are Available
  • Range of Attractive Outbuildings
  • Good Transport Links
  • EPC Rating D
On the instructions of the Board of Directors of Darlington Farmers Auction Mart Limited.

Lot 1, Holdforth Grange comprises a substantial three bedroom farmhouse, range of attractive outbuildings and grassland paddock, extended to approximately 1.626 hectares (4.018 acres) or thereabouts. Further lots are available.

Holdforth Grange is located to the south of Darlington adjacent to the A66 southern bypass. Access is from Round Hill Road which leads on to Hurworth on Tees.

The property has the benefit of excellent transport links from the A66 trunk road, the rail network in Darlington and air travel from at Durham-Tees Valley and Newcastle International airports.


Lot 1
Extends to approximately 1.626 hectares (4.018 acres).
Edged and hatched red on the sale plan.
Price £650,000

Offered to the market is this well presented modern family home which benefits from gas central heating and UPVC double glazing. The property briefly comprises: Ground floor, entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility and rear lobby. To the first floor, landing, 3 double bedrooms, 1 nursery/office/dressing room, family bathroom and separate w.c. Externally the property benefits from off road parking, garden, a large range of brick-built outbuildings including workshop, stable blocks, garage/office/studio, a steel frame lean-to and a 1.56 hectare (3.85 acres) grassland paddock.


Entrance Hall
UPVC entrance door, central heating radiator, picture rail, coving and staircase to first floor.

Sitting Room
4.5m x 3.78m
Spacious room with bay window to front elevation, feature inglenook fireplace with space for electric fire, built-in storage cupboard, central heating radiator, picture rail and coving.

Dining Room
4.5m x 3.8m
Second spacious reception room with ample space for large family dining table, bay window to front elevation, central heating radiator, picture rail and coving.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
3.74m x 3m
Fitted with a range of modern wall and base units, contrasting work surfaces over with integrated sink drainer unit, tiled splash-backs. Space and plumbing for white good including washing machine and dish washer. Built-in electric oven and hob with extractor hood over, central heating radiator, ceramic tiled flooring and window to side elevation.

Utility Room
1.95m x 2.3m
Work surface with under counter space for additional white goods, wall mounted gas combination boiler and window to rear elevation.

Rear Entrance Lobby/Boot Room
2.2m x 1.9m
UPVC rear entrance door and under stairs storage cupboard.


Window to side elevation, central heating radiator, useful storage cupboard and loft access hatch.

Bedroom 1
4.2m x 3.79m
Large double bedroom with ample space for free standing wardrobes, window to front elevation, and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2
3.7m x 3.7m
Second double bedroom with ample space for free standing wardrobes, window to front elevation, and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3
3.7m x 3m
Located to the rear of the property with window, central heating radiator, picture rail and built-in storage shelving to alcove.

Nursery/Office Space/Dressing Room
2.6m x 1.36m
Small box room useful for multiple uses with window to front elevation.

Family Bathroom
1.97m x 1.7m
Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with mains fed shower over and glass curved screen, low level w.c., And wash hand basin in vanity unit, opaque window to rear elevation, shower panelled walls and central heating radiator.

Separate W.C.
1.5m x 1.09m
W.c., Shower panelled walls and opaque window.


Front Garden
Mature front garden laid mainly to lawn with gravelled paths, surrounding flower borders and shrubs.

Attached Workshop/Studio
4.9m x 2.7m
Useful addition for home working, storage or small gym this converted garage can be used for a wide range of uses, with UPVC entrance door and side windows, power and lighting

Storage Building
1.54m x 1.24m
Side window.

3.09m x 3.04m
Timber entrance door, window, power and lighting.

4.29m x 4.26m
Double timber door, separate entrance door, power and lighting.

Stable Block
9.76m x 4.3m
Consisting of 3 stables, side window, front and rear entrance doors.

Rear Store
4.4m x 4.4m
Side entrance door and skylight to roof.

Lean To
7.6m x 6.48m
Steel framed box profile sheet lean to with double metal gates.

Rear Yard
Large rear yard laid mainly to concrete with hard standing and parking for several vehicles.

The property is freehold and is registered under titles DU65844, DU312783 and DU102106.

The Lot 1 is occupied by a tenant. The farm business tenancy terminates on 30 September 2021. The sale of Lot 1 will complete after 30 September 2021 and will have the benefit of vacant possession.

Holdforth Grange is for sale by private treaty and is available as a whole or in lots. A closing date for offers may be fixed and all interested parties are advised to register their interest with the sole agents.

The mines and mineral rights together with ancillary powers of working are reserved from the sale.

The sporting rights are included as far as they are owned.

The property is sold subject to all public and private rights of way, rights of water and easements of any description that may affect the same and to all quasi-easements or quasi-privileges now enjoyed over and affecting the same and to all outgoings of every description that may be subsisting or chargeable thereon whether or not mentioned in these particulars.

The Vendors will only sell such interest if any, as they have in the boundary fences, ditches, walls and hedges and other boundaries separating the property from other properties not belonging to them. In the event of the property being sold in lots any boundaries between lots will be shared on a 50/50 basis.

A 50% up lift in value overage clause is placed over the whole of the property for any uplift in value from any development other than for agricultural use for a term of 50 years.

Holdforth Grange is supplied by mains water, mains electricity and mains gas with private drainage to a septic tank. Purchasers of Lots 2,3 and 4 will be responsible for arranging mains water supply connections.

The land has been registered with the Rural Payments Agency. The Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are available to purchase by separate negotiation.

The transfer of the entitlements will be coordinated by Vickers & Barrass Chartered Surveyors, with a fee of £300 plus VAT payable by the Purchaser. The Purchaser will provide (in writing) to Vickers & Barrass Chartered Surveyors their SBI number and other business details to enable the entitlements to be transferred.

The Purchaser will be required to indemnify the Vendor against any penalties imposed for any alleged breach of the Basic Payment Scheme, cross compliance rules.

The land is not currently entered into any Environmental Stewardship or Countryside Stewardship Schemes.

Tilly Bailey & Irvine LLP
12 Evolution
Wynyard Park
TS22 5TB
01740 646 000

Council Tax Band E

The farmhouse has a current Energy Efficiency Rating of D with a rating of 60. A full copy can be provided by the Vendors agent on request.

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the Vendors' agents, although the land can be viewed from the public highway.


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