Quarry Lane, Butterknowle, Bishop Auckland


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Four Lane Ends is a three bedroom detached house which comes complete with two grazing fields totalling approximately 6.89 acres and a variety of outbuildings, offering scope for conversion, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Situation & Amenities

Barnard Castle 7 miles, Bishop Auckland 9 miles, Darlington 16 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. The property is set in a picturesque area within open countryside, to the south of popular Hamsterley forest. The villages of Butterknowle and Copley are located in the Gaunless Valley in scenic lower Teesdale and Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland are easily reached and provide plentiful amenities. There are many beautiful places to visit including nearby Hamsterley Forest, the Wear Valley Railway and picturesque walking countryside are all easily accessed from the property. The village of Butterknowle itself has a primary school, village hall, doctors surgery and public house.


Door leading to:

Side Entrance Porch

With tiled flooring, storage cupboards, double glazed windows and a door to the kitchen.


With fitted wall and base units, contrasting work surface, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, double glazed window to the front elevation and sliding doors to the dining room/snug. The kitchen includes the following integral appliances: dishwasher, electric double oven, deep fat fryer, electric four ring hob and fridge.

Dining Room/Snug

To the rear elevation with double glazed window and a door to the rear hall.

Rear Hall

With stairs rising to the first floor, double glazed window to the rear elevation and doors to the living room and ground floor WC.

Living Room

To the front elevation with double glazed window, electric fire with decorative surround and a door to the front entrance hall.

Front Entrance Hall

With a door back to the kitchen and a further door opening to the exterior.

Ground Floor WC

Provides a WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed window and a door to the utility room.


Sink unit with cupboards below, space for a washing machine and chest freezer, obscure double glazed window, boiler and door to the exterior.

First Floor Landing

With doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Bedroom One

To the front elevation with double glazed window providing elevated countryside views.

Bedroom Two

Again to the front elevation with double glazed window.

Bedroom Three

With double glazed window to the rear elevation.


Recently fitted to include a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, obscure double glazed window and tiled walls.



A small planted garden to the front of the house.


To the side of the house there is a concrete yard which provides parking and access to a variety of outbuildings.


4.57 x 23.73 (14'11 x 77'10 )

Single storey byre attached to the side of the house. With water and power.


With electric roller door, power supply and lighting. Houses the oil tank. Measures approximately 4.20m x 5.70m.

Building Adjoining Garage

5.76m x 7.23m (18'10 x 23'8 )

With power supply and hot/cold water.

Steel Framed Shed

8.93m x 16.06m (29'3 x 52'8 )

With water and power.

Field Barn

7.92m x 3.94m (25'11 x 12'11 )

Located in the field opposite the main house. Water and power are not connected.


The field adjoining the concrete yard area and on the same side of the road of the house measures approximately 4.25 acres (1.72 ha) and has a water supply. There is a recently constructed field shelter (3.58m x 7.34m). The field on the opposite side of the road measures approximately 2.64 acres (1.07 ha) and also has a water supply. There is a footpath which runs along the edge of the field which is on the opposite side of the road to the main house. The footpath is fenced off.

Overage Payment

The land is subject to an overage payment which is calculated as follows: A-B-C x 50%. (A - enhanced value) (B - transferees costs) (C - base value). The overage is for a period of 20 years from November 2018.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

Four Lane Ends is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not. There is a footpath which runs along the edge of the field which is on the opposite side of the road to the main house. The footpath is fenced off.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements, promap plans and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.


Mains electricity, drainage and water. Oil fired central heating.


The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded D.


Particulars written and photographs taken January 2021.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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