Fern Hollow, Darlington Road, Heighington

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5

Barely five minutes from the convenience of the motorway and wrapped up in pastoral views in the peaceful, quaint village of Heighington, discover Fern Hollow: the house that has it all.

Originally built in 1890, Fern Hollow is an exceptional country house which oozes charm and charisma. The property has been extended and is fully double glazed and now boasts superb-sized family accommodation with five generously appointed bedrooms. Nestled within approximately two acres of land with excellent parking facilities and outbuildings, the home cannot fail to impress.

Entering Fern Hollow on the ground floor, the main door opens up into an impressive hallway providing access to a large living room, overlooking the pleasing front garden, with wood burner for those cosy winter nights.

Across the hallway is a traditional kitchen/dining room, ideal for entertaining and family time. A downstairs cloakroom and principal bedroom boasting en-suite shower room complete this floor.

Making your way upstairs to the first floor, you will find four spacious bedrooms, two of which have the additional bonus of an en-suite shower room, as well as a private family bathroom which comes complete with a free-standing claw foot bath.

Mixing the contemporary with the traditional, the lower ground floor has been cleverly designed to provide fantastic living accommodation, will undoubtedly leave any potential purchasers smiling.

The property and land is registered as a small-holding with DEFRA - making it suitable for owners to keep poultry (and even sheep and pigs). For those interested in living 'The Good Life while at the same time also being close to amenities, look no further than Fern Hollow.

Entrance Hall

With door to the front, stairs to the first floor, radiator and solid wood flooring.


6.63 x 3.63 (21'9 x 11'10 )

Upvc sliding sash window to the front and side, decorative mantle, log burner (installed April 2019) and radiator.


6.62 x 3.52 (21'8 x 11'6 )

Upvc double glazed sliding sash windows to the front and side, barn door to the rear, fitted with a range of wall and base units, granite work surfaces, Belfast sink, Neff oven and hob, Neff integrated dishwasher, island with granite work surfaces, part-tiled, log burner (installed April 2019) with wooden mantle, larder room, radiator, wall lights, ceiling spotlights and solid wood flooring.

The new efficient Baxi boiler was installed in November 2021 together with a smart meter.


Upvc double glazed sliding sash window to the rear, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and solid wood flooring.

Bedroom 2

5.82 x 5.52 (19'1 x 18'1 )

Dual aspect, with double glazed French doors leading out to the rear garden, double glazed sash window to front elevation, access leading into en-suite.


Fitted with a suite comprising shower within cubicle, low level WC, and wash hand basin.

Inner Hall

With staircase leading down to the lower ground floor.

Lower Ground Floor

Living Room

5.54 x 5.56 (18'2 x 18'2 )

Situated to the front and side, being an excellent sized living room with double glazed windows to the front elevation, double glazed double French doors leading out to the rear garden, access leading into utility room.

Utility Room

2.29 x 2.24 (7'6 x 7'4 )

With plumbing connections, access opening up into store rooms.

Store Room 1

4.27 x 1.81 (14'0 x 5'11 )

Store Room 2

4.27 x 3.38 (14'0 x 11'1 )

Store Room 3

2.21 x 8.79 (7'3 x 28'10 )

First Floor


Main Bedroom

5.53 x 8.2 (18'1 x 26'10 )

Situated to the rear and side having double glazed window, double glazed roof windows, double glazed French doors opening into a Juliet style balcony, access leading into en-suite.


Fitted with a suite comprising shower within cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3

4.24 x 3.53 (13'10 x 11'6 )

Situated to the front with excellent light coming from double glazed windows to both side and front elevations, access leading into en-suite


With shower within cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin.

Bedroom 4

4.3 x 2.6 (14'1 x 8'6 )

Situated to the front with double glazed windows to the front and side elevation.

Bedroom 5

3.26 x 1.99 (10'8 x 6'6 )

Situated to the front with double glazed window

Family Bathroom

Fitted with a suite comprising claw foot bath, wash hand basin and low level WC.


The gardens have fantastic views over open countryside and provide ample outdoor space. The exterior of the home was fully re-painted in September 2021


7.28 x 4.41 (23'10 x 14'5 )

Summer House

6.26 x 2.28 (20'6 x 7'5 )


2.27 x 3.78 (7'5 x 12'4 )

With electric and power.

Council Tax

Band D


IMPORTANT NOTE TO PURCHASERS: We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Floor plans where included are not to scale and accuracy is not guaranteed. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller. We cannot also confirm at this stage of marketing the tenure of this house


This property is freehold

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