Land with property for sale in Bishop Auckland

Allanton Mill, Frosterley, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2SE
For sale
£695,000 Guide Price
This property is marketed by:
Davidson & Robertson


A fantastic opportunity to acquire a detached bungalow with extensive grounds, commercial buildings and land amounting to 1.85 acres (0.75 hectare) or thereabouts located in the popular commuter village of Frosterley. Allanton Mill is a is spacious detached 3 bedroom bungalow benefitting from double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating. There is also a detached shed/workshop and detached garage. The property would lend itself to further development subject to necessary consents and permissions. Allanton Mill is situated to the south of Frosterley, and north of the River Wear. To the rear of the bungalow, is a patio area and lawns. There is off street parking for a number off cars.

Accommodation comprises of: -

Hallway, Living/Dining Room, Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom and Utility Room.

• 3 Bedroom Bungalow

• Former engine shed and workshop

• Detached garage

• Extensive grounds

• Ideal commuter location

• Potential income from commercial buildings

• Potential development opportunities

• EPC E 47


The property is set in the popular village of Frosterley, which is well equipped with a local convenience store, post office and primary school. It is located on the outskirts of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with excellent access to walks and trails. The property has excellent transport links, being located off the A689. It is situated approximately 3.5 miles from Wolsingham which offers a range of local amenities, such as supermarkets and local shops. Bishop Auckland and Durham provides a further range of amenities expected of a town of their size.

Stanhope – 2.5 miles

Wolsingham – 3.5 miles

Bishop Auckland – 13.5 Miles

Durham – 17.5 miles

Newcastle - 27 miles


Allanton Mill is a well presented detached 3 bedroom bungalow built in 1969. It is ideally located in spacious grounds, with lawns and mature shrubbery and hedging. The property is brick built under tile roof with a veranda to the front. To the rear is a versatile utility room with flat roof, which provides access to the kitchen. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout.

The former engine shed, workshop and detached garage are located to the east of the property. These buildings would be ideal for a variety of uses and potential for future development subject to the necessary permissions and consents.

Allanton Mill Bungalow 

The accommodation consists of:

  • Hallway
  • Living Room - 7.06m x 4.25m
  • Spacious room with views towards the garden.
  • Dining Room - 3.00m x 2.63m
  • Kitchen - 4.40m x 2.73m
  • Fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Utility Room - 4.77m x 2.98m
  • Bedroom 1 - 4.52m x 3.67m
  • Double Bedroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 4.52m x 3.55m
  • Double bedroom
  • Bedroom 3 - 4.05 x 2.15m
  • Single Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Consisting of Bath, WC and sink
  • WC


 Former Engine Shed 

Room 1 - 14.09m x 4.59m

Large former engine shed.

Room 2 - 3.50m x 2.60m

Office room attached to the former engine shed.

Detached Garage 

Room 1 - 10.20m x 6.21m

Large brick built detached garage building.

Extensive Grounds 

The land at Allanton Mill mainly consist of grassland and woodland. The land to the east of the Bungalow and the north of the Country store amounting to 0.61acres (0.25 hectares) or thereabouts, and would be ideal for livestock grazing or as a paddock for horses or could potentially be developed (subject to the relevant permissions).


The property benefits from mains electricity, water, with mains drainage.

Council Tax

This property is in Council Tax Band F.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures & fittings are included in the sale at no extra charge. No warranties are given for the fitted appliances.

Energy Performance Certificate

Rating The EPC rating has been assessed as Band E (47). For full copies of the EPC information and copies of the reports please contact the Selling Agent.

Planning & Development

There are no known recent planning applications on this property. There may be the potential to progress alternative uses subject to relevant planning and other permissions.

Sporting & Mineral Rights

Any sporting or mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned and included within the vendor’s title.


The property is for sale freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council, County Hall, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5UL

Plans, Areas and Schedules

Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and Title Deeds and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the Selling Agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property and any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.