Offers Over £750,000
Strother House Farm, Follingsby Lane, Washington
    7 bedroom detached house for sale


    • Seven Bedrooms
    • Seven Reception Rooms
    • Substantial Multi-Use Plot
    • Equestrian Facility Also Available
    • Accommodation Spread Over Three Floors
    • Home Gym
    • Masses of Potential
    • Stone Built Farm House
    • Two Kitchens
    • Potential of Additional Income
    Jan Mitchell Properties are delighted to offer for sale this substantial, significantly extended, versatile, 7 bedroom, 7 reception room farmhouse set on an expansive plot which offers masses potential, located between Boldon and Washington.

    A rare opportunity to acquire a stunning stone-built farmhouse complete with an adjoining annex, which blends timeless traditional charm with modern features, set against a backdrop of stunning natural vistas extending to Penshaw Monument, whilst still being conveniently accessible to many local amenities.

    The stone-built farmhouse briefly comprises:
    Comprising a glazed entrance porch, a spacious entrance hallway with a cloaks cupboard, a dining room, extensively fitted kitchen, day room, TV room, and snug featuring an Inglenook fireplace, the main house boasts a classic yet functional layout. The first floor houses three generous bedrooms, a main family bathroom, and an en-suite shower room, while the second floor accommodates the master bedroom and a fifth bedroom, both with separate WC facilities.

    The adjoining annex, accessible from both the front and rear entrances, offers additional living space ideal for accommodating elderly relatives or generating extra income. It features a gym, fitted kitchen, lounge, sunroom, and two sizable bedrooms with luxurious en-suite facilities.

    Main House:
    The ground floor of the main residence can be divided into two sections to offer a versatile living arrangement. It encompasses a principal family living space along with supplementary rooms suitable for an annex living area. This segment can serve elderly relatives or be partitioned for rental purposes, providing an additional income stream.

    Glazed Entrance Porch:
    Adorned with decorative Amtico flooring and a single radiator.

    Spacious Entrance Hallway:
    Featuring panelled walls, a radiator in a cabinet, a substantial storage cupboard, spot lighting, and stairs leading to the first floor, accompanied by an additional under stair storage cupboard.

    Comprising a close-coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, and half-tiled walls.

    Dining Room:
    With panelled walls, a double radiator, spot lighting, laminate flooring, and a wall-mounted electric fire.

    Equipped with a range of black high gloss wall and floor units, laminate worktops, an inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with a mixer tap, integrated oven with a ceramic hob and extractor canopy. The kitchen features stripped hardwood flooring, a radiator in a cabinet, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, panelled walls, a decorative coved ceiling, spot lighting, and a stable-style access door leading to the garden and driveway.

    Day Room:
    Characterized by a beamed ceiling, stripped hardwood flooring, and a double radiator.

    TV Room:
    Comprising a double radiator and French windows opening to the garden.

    Highlighting an Inglenook feature fireplace with an inset multi-fuel burner, two double radiators, and laminate flooring.

    Accessible via an inner hallway from the main residence, offering access points from both the front and rear. The hallway features a sizable built-in storage cupboard on the right, a cloakroom/WC on the left, and rooms leading off.

    Annex Cloakroom/WC:
    Featuring a close-coupled WC, a vanity unit with an inset wash hand basin, radiator, mosaic feature tiling, and stripped hardwood flooring.

    Annex Lounge:
    Characterized by double radiators, stripped hardwood flooring, and double doors leading to the sunroom. An internal staircase from this room provides access to the annex bedrooms and bathroom facilities.

    Annex Sun Room:
    Featuring ceramic tiled flooring, spot lighting, and double glazed doors leading to the rear patio area and garden.

    Annex Kitchen:
    Comprising an extensive range of traditional wall and floor units with display cabinets, decorative cornicing, a central island, granite worktops, an inset stainless steel double bowl sink unit with a mixer tap, a range cooker with a ceramic hob and extractor canopy. Additionally, there are amenities such as a fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, ceramic tiled flooring, a radiator in a cabinet, a Velux window, and spot lighting.

    Annex Gym:
    Featuring a mirrored wall, a large storage cupboard, and double doors providing access to the parking area.

    Main House First Floor:
    This level features a first-floor landing with a radiator in a cabinet and spot lighting.

    Family Bathroom:
    Comprising a close-coupled WC, bidet, panel bath, shower cubicle, radiator, spot lighting, ceramic tiled walls, and flooring.

    Bedroom Two, Three, and Four:
    These bedrooms offer double radiators, with Bedroom Two featuring two wall light points, and Bedroom Four equipped with two wall light points as well.

    En-Suite Shower Room:
    Including a low-level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle, mosaic tiling, and a radiator.

    Main House Second Floor:
    Comprising Bedroom Five with a radiator, a pedestal wash hand basin, and WC facilities, and the Master Bedroom featuring two double radiators, a large storage area, and a Velux window, alongside separate WC facilities.

    Annex First Floor:
    This floor encompasses Annex Bedroom 1 with built-in wardrobes and two double radiators, Annex En-Suite Bathroom featuring a close-coupled WC, wall-hung wash hand basin, double step-in shower cubicle, freestanding bath, stripped pine flooring, a radiator, chrome heated towel rail, spot lighting, and ceramic tiled walls, Annex Bedroom 2 with stripped wood flooring, a double radiator, ceiling beam, and raised bath with a low window, and Annex Separate WC offering a close-coupled WC, wash hand basin, stripped wood flooring, chrome heated towel rail, and a Velux window.

    Accessed via double electric wrought iron gates with a long block-paved driveway, the property boasts extensive gardens with laid lawns, patio areas, mature plants, shrubs, and trees. Additionally, there is a plot of land to the left upon access, with outline planning permission for an additional property.

    Summer House:
    Constructed from timber, featuring bi-fold doors, and including a hot tub.

    Detached Double Garage:
    Equipped with a remote-controlled door.

    Stables, Tack Room, Paddock & Arena:
    Consisting of a solid-built stable

    Additionally, stables, a tack room, and a floodlit arena with a paddock are available for acquisition at £150,000, catering to equestrian enthusiasts seeking the ultimate countryside lifestyle.

    There is also a plot of land with outline planning permission for an additional property.

    In summary, this estate presents an extraordinary opportunity to embrace luxurious rural living at its finest.

    An internal examination is imperative to fully grasp the calibre, scale, and adaptability inherent in this property.

    Dining Room - 3.66m x 3.66m
    Day Room - 5.87m x 4.60m
    Tv Room - 4.78m x 4.70m
    Annex Lounge - 5.92m x 5.59m
    Annex Sun Room - 7.49m x 2.74m
    Annex Kitchen - 5.82m x 4.01m
    Annex Gym - 6.12m x 3.96m
    Bedroom Two - 5.08m x 4.80m
    Bedroom Three - 4.52m x 5.03m
    Bedroom Four - 3.89m x 3.61m
    Bedroom 5 - 4.14m x 2.82m
    Master Bedroom - 7.11m x 5.79m
    Annex Bedroom 1 - 4.57m x 4.98m
    Annex Bedroom 2 - 5.97m x 4.57m
    Summer House - 4.11m x 2.31m

    We endeavour to make our property details accurate, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and are not to relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in the details have not been tested by us and no guarantee is given to their operating ability or efficiency. All the measurements and floor plans have been taken as a guide to prospective purchasers and are not to be relied upon. Please be advised that some of the information may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification of further information on any points please contact us direct.

    MAKING AN OFFER Please note that all offers will require financial verification including mortgage agreement in principle, proof of deposit funds, proof of available cash and full chain details including selling agents and solicitors down the chain. Under New Money Laundering Regulations we require proof of identification from all buyers before acceptance letters are sent and solicitors can be instructed.

    Tenure - We are not able to verify the tenure of the property as it is not always possible to see sight of the relevant documentation prior to marketing. Prospective purchasers must make further enquiries with their legal adviser

    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS1431

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