Preston Le Skerne, Newton Aycliffe


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Preston East Farm is a period 1850's double fronted farmhouse, set in just under 4 acres, situated in a rural hamlet location with easy access to main road links.

The five double bedroom property is complimented by its large gardens to the front and rear. A large multi-use barn boasts four stables, tack room and a purpose built gym. In combination with its paddocks, wooded areas, well established vegetable plots and a variety of well established fruit trees, extra large greenhouse and orchards, Preston East Farm lends itself to a variety of uses.

Registered as a smallholding, the house has three reception rooms, a large traditional farmhouse kitchen complete with working Aga, utility, boot room and a replaced wc, to the first floor. The second floor offers five double bedrooms, the master having a refitted en-suite and a refurbished family bathroom.


Entrance Lobby

With Upvc entrance door, leading into the hallway.

Entrance Hallway

With radiator.

Sitting Room

3.96m x 3.91m (13' x 12'10)

Situated to the front with upvc window, recess into chimney breast housing Jotul log burner with stone hearth and attractive wooden surround, ceiling rose and radiator.

Sitting Room

Games Room/Dining Room

4.72m x 4.50m (15'6 x 14'9)

Situated to the front with upvc window, sandstone feature fireplace with open fire, twin ceiling roses and radiator.


4.72m x 4.50m (15'6 x 14'9)

A lovely cosy room situated to the rear with upvc double glazed doors to the rear elevation, beamed ceiling, feature fireplace with multi fuel burning stove and radiator.

Ground Floor Cloakroom/w.c.

Refitted with a white suite comprising low level w,c, and wash hand basin, understairs storage cupboard and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

5.44m x 4.19m (17'10 x 13'9)

Situated to the rear with upvc window. A spacious kitchen/breakfast room ideal of family living and entertaining. Fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units, contrasting work surfaces and part tiled walls, Two Aga oven and integrated cooker and hob, ceramic tiled flooring, space for table and chairs and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Utility Room

4.32m x 2.59m (14'2 x 8'6)

Situated to the rear with upvc window. fitted with wall and base units, space for washing machine and other appliances, heated towel rail, ceramic tiled flooring.

Boiler Room

Housing the oil fired heating system and mains pressure hot water cylinder, ceramic tiled flooring.

Boot Room/Rear Porch

Situated to the rear with upvc windows and door to the rear elevation. Access into the double garage.


Situated to the rear with upvc window enjoying bucolic views over fields and countryside.

View From Rear Upstairs Window

Master Bedroom

4.70m x 4.47m (15'5 x 14'8)

Situated to the front with upvc window and radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room

Situated to the front with upvc window. The en-suite is currently being refitted by the owners to a high specification to comprise of double shower cubicle, low level w.c. and wash hand basin.

Bedroom Two

4.67m x 4.45m (15'4 x 14'7)

Situated to the rear with upvc window and radiator.

Bedroom Three

4.60m x 4.14m (15'1 x 13'7)

Situated to the front with upvc window and two fitted wardrobes, radiator.

Bedroom Four

4.47m x 4.27m (14'8 x 14'0)

Situated to the front with upvc window, fitted wardrobes and shelving. Radiator.

Bedroom Five

3.15m x 2.46m (10'4 x 8'1)

Situated to the rear with upvc window and radiator.

Family Bathroom

Refitted by the current owners to comprise of a stylish freestanding bath with mixer taps, shower cubicle, twin wash hand basins and low level w.c. within vanity units, part tiled walls, ceiling spotlights and click laminate flooring.

Double Garage

7.39m x 6.88m (24'3 x 22'7)

Accessed via the rear porch/boot room. A double garage with power and lighting.


The rear of the property is laid to lawn with an attractive stone patio area and further seating areas, log storage area with original farmhouse gate. The current owners have constructed two spacious wooden workshops, both fully insulated and with power and light, both retaining the original stone walls.

In addition there are a number of paddocks housing horses, pigs, sheep and chickens.




There are well maintained and well established vegetable plots and an orchard with a variety of fruit trees, together with a Bespoke made potting shed.





There is a large barn, the current owners have constructed individual stables and a tack room. There is also a gym in the right hand corner.


Preston Le Skerne is a rural hamlet well situated in this picturesque part of Co Durham. It is conveniently situated in relation to the nearby market town of Darlington and within easy reach of the historic city of Durham, and within reasonable commuting distance of Teesside and Tyneside.

A1, J59, 3.5 miles. East Coast main line Railway Stations at Darlington & Durham City. Airports at Durham Tees Valley (20 mins.),

Newcastle (40 mins.). (All distances and times are approximate.)

Schools Local primary schools in Newton Aycliffe & Bishopton village. Comprehensive schools locally in Newton Aycliffe plus Bishop Auckland, Darlington & Durham City.

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