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unconverted barn with land
for sale

near Wearhead, County Durham
Redundant barn with detailed planning permission for residential conversion near the market towns of Stanhope and Alston
Offers in the region of £215,000

A detached, stone built barn with planning consent for conversion to a three bedroom dwelling. The barn is set within 3.52 Ha (8.80 acres) of land in a rural setting within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

An exciting opportunity to purchase a traditional stone dwelling and adjoining outbuildings with full planning permission for residential conversion. The buildings are set within 3.52 Ha (8.80 acres) of land of which includes woodland known as Ullsfield Plantation.


The buildings benefit from an idyllic rural setting within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The market towns of Stanhope and Alston are within approximately 10 miles.


All planning consents can be viewed online through the Durham County Council website The reference is DM/16/03975/FPA.

Detailed planning consents and plans are also available from the selling agents upon request.

Proposed Accommodation

Planning permission is held for a two story, three bedroom dwelling.
Ground Floor
• Fuel Store
• Boot room
• Kitchen
• Dining room
• Living room

First Floor
• Three bedrooms (master bedroom with en-suite)
• Family bathroom

To see plans click here


• Front and back garden
• Parking Area


Woodland- 1.10 ha (2.72 acres)
Pasture- 2.46 ha (6.08 acres)
Total- 3.56 ha (8.80 acres)


Access to the property is from the A689 before entering the village of Wearhead from the East. A track suitable for vehicular access will need to be installed to access the property across the vendors retained land.

The vendor can provide the construction of the road for a fee.


There is no existing connection to mains water and electric, the purchaser would need to arrange for this connection, however the vendor will grant an easement / wayleave across retained land in his ownership to allow these connections to be made.

For more information please do not hesitate to contact Laura at Vickers and Barrass.