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Located in the the popular Eden Valley village of Dufton, this is a unique opportunity to purchase your very own piece of history! The magnificent Dufton Hall dates back to the 17th Century and is bursting with original features and has masses of character and charm. The ground floor offers a stunning entrance dining hall with a walk in inglenook fireplace, handmade kitchen, oak panelled sitting room, office and games room. Upstairs are 5 bedrooms with lovely open views of the Pennines and a fabulous bathroom with a roll top bath and shower and a staircase leading to a mezzanine leisure area with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and domed ceiling.
Outside is a useful workshop, masses of parking and large well established gardens complete with a duck pond!
Fine carved stone portico entrance with oak panelled vestibule featuring handmade curved glass leaded panels.
20' 8'' x 16' 6'' (6.29m x 5.02m)
A moulded plaster” Jubilee” ceiling and freeze. Inglenook fireplace with cooking spit. Tuscan style architectural pliers and 3/4 oak panelling.
16' 10'' x 17' 4'' (5.13m x 5.28m)
Handmade wooden kitchen with complementary Iroko hardwood worktops. Belfast type sink. A range cooker with extractor hood over. Integrated electric hob and oven with extractor. A bespoke red wood block flooring. Window to the front aspect. Door leading into the pantry.
12' 1'' x 10' 2'' (3.69m x 3.10m)
Window to the rear aspect. Built-in ancient wooden bureau. Built in full-wall shelving. Radiator. Storage loft area access.
Thermostatic shower in enclosure. WC and hand basin. Fully tiled walls and quarry flooring. Extractor fan. Radiator. Window to the front aspect.
17' 11'' x 16' 2'' (5.45m x 4.92m)
Multi fuel stove in a sandstone inglenook. Beamed ceiling. Oak panelling. Two windows to the front aspect with window seats. Feature mullioned window to the side. Recessed shelving. Radiator.
14' 4'' x 12' 6'' (4.37m x 3.8m)
Windows to the rear and side aspect with one window having a window seat. Radiator. Full height wood panelled wall.
Door leading into a storage and drying area. Oak panelling. Historic oak stair case with a half landing with window leading to the first floor. Window seat. Coffered ceiling.
Central landing. Doors off.
14' 10'' x 12' 9'' (4.52m x 3.88m)
Windows to the side and rear aspect, one with window seat. Radiator. Ceiling beam. Wide plank oak floor. Wood panelling. Access to large floored attic area with wide pull down loft ladder
Set on several levels the bathroom has a freestanding roll top bath. Freestanding roll top Shower with shower curtain. Urinal. Bidet. Wall hung WC (removable throne). 12 foot arched sliding sash window with magnificent Pennine views. Staircase leading to a bathroom mezzanine with a jacuzzi, sauna and a steam shower. A stunning illuminated and natural light domed ceiling.
A range of built in storage cupboards with hot water tank. Further loft/storage area access.
18' 3'' x 14' 6'' (5.57m x 4.43m)
Two windows to the front aspect with window seats. Ceiling beam. Built in wardrobe with oak doors, recessed shelving with feature mullion and radiator.
13' 0'' x 5' 3'' (3.97m x 1.59m)
Window to the front aspect. Access to additional large loft area with fine oak “A” frame feature beams and blocked up window. Radiator.
11' 6'' x 9' 6'' (3.51m x 2.9m)
Window to the front aspect with window seat. Radiator.
13' 7'' x 10' 4'' (4.15m x 3.15m)
L shaped with a window to the front aspect with window seat. Radiator.
Large family friendly gardens designed for low maintenance with two main lawned areas which are lined by mature copper beech hedging. Vegetable and poultry plots. A beautiful wildlife rich duck pond. A wide gravel driveway accessed via electric wooden gates at the side of the property and fine sandstone pillared double wrought iron gates to the front. A large sandstone patio area. A spacious detached workshop in the converted stable with heat, power, light and water supplies. The workshop houses the Biomass boiler which is registered to a government RHI grant scheme, giving from April 2014, 20 years of very heavily subsidised heating for the workshop and house (subject to conditions).
These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. The services, systems, and appliances shown may not have been tested and has no guarantee as to their operability or efficiency can be given.
David Britton Estates
15 Old London Road