We are delighted to bring to the market this truly magnificent Grade II listed stone-built home, set within almost 3 acre s of private grounds of Fir Tree Grange. Having been renovated to high standard keeping original features, a lot of care and attention to detail has been given to all aspects to make this truly a unique home.
The accommodation originally built in 1511 for the Bowes family is spread over three floors with a traditional elegance comprising of; an oak-panelled entrance hall with feature fireplace and grand staircase, library with exposed oak-panelling and fireplace, five reception rooms with impressive feature fireplaces. The spacious lounge has a feature fireplace and beautiful window looking out onto the surrounding grounds. The breakfasting kitchen is fitted with a modern range of high gloss wall and floor units with granite work surfaces with integrated appliances, central island unit and walk in pantry. The utility room has wall mounted and base storage units and there is a separate laundry room. Two downstairs WC’s and cloak room complete the ground floor.
To the first floor is a generous galleried landing which boasts seven immaculate bedrooms, all with en-suites, three with roll top baths and four with double walk-in showers. The luxurious family bathroom is fully tiled benefiting from having a double walk in showers.
To the second floor is the beautifully presented master suite with lounge, bedroom and bathroom with roll top bath.
Externally the property is accessed via a private gated entrance and driveway and provides ample parking for numerous vehicles. This magnificent home sits within approx. 2.5 acres of gardens and woodland and has the benefit of a high degree of seclusion and privacy enjoying substantial grounds, complemented by an ornamental lake and bridge, the gardens are very well presented and maintained, mainly set to lawn with well stocked flowers, shrubs and trees. The outdoor space this property has to offer is great for relaxation as well as entertaining.
The property has permission to be used as a business and would make an ideal high end of the market B&B or a small boutique hotel.
Howden Le Wear is a small village set within open countryside close to the market towns of Crook and Bishop Auckland. It is an ideal location for commuters with Newcastle, Durham & Darlington easily accessible. Only 1.8 miles from the Kynren sight at Bishop Auckland.