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Clover House, Bounder Copse, Tow Law, County Durham

A luxury stone barn conversion in picturesque surroundings with around 2.8 acres

Accommodation in Brief
Reception Hall | Reception Room | Dining Room | Breakfasting Kitchen | Drawing Room | Family Room & Study | Bespoke Wooden Conservatory | Utility with Cloakroom |Master Bedroom with En-suite| Guest Bedroom with En-suite & Dressing Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Parking | Detached Stone Double Garage | Detached Twin Stable Block | Tack Room | Stable Yard | Garden | Paddock | Woodland

The Property

Clover House is a luxury stone conversion in a spectacular setting with stunning panoramic countryside views. Nestled in a secluded position, the property is accessed via a private lane which in turn leads to electronic gates opening onto the gravelled driveway.

The house is entered through double hardwood doors into the entrance lobby. Double glazed oak doors provide a glimpse through to the reception hallway to give an indication of the quality and size of accommodation offered throughout. Under heated cream-coloured honed marble flooring reflects the light which streams in through the Velux skylight window in the vaulted ceiling above the solid oak staircase. A reception room just off the hallway offers flexibility as it could be used as an office, playroom or studio. The impressive dining room is a fabulous space in which to entertain and dine and a continuation of the under heated marble flooring creates a modern, bright feel. Double doors reveal a stunning Hammond breakfasting kitchen with an array of oak and pippy oak cabinets and larder cupboards, Jupiana granite worktops and a large central island with integrated microwave. There is a fridge freezer, Britannia stainless steel six ring range with electric double oven, integrated NEFF Extractor and a two bowl Franke sink incorporating mixer taps and hand spray. The kitchen has aspects to the rear through a window with plantation shutters and there is access, down oak steps to the study/family room, which benefits from a bespoke contemporary fitted oak desk and storage units with glass shelving along with carpeted area with underfloor heating. This room has breathtaking rural views, a high vaulted ceiling and French doors opening to the sun terrace. The south west facing bespoke wooden conservatory to the rear of the property has under floor heating for all year round use and takes advantage of the panoramic views and is a great additional reception area, ideal for entertaining having access to the rear garden through French doors. The luxurious drawing room accessed from the conservatory has a limestone fireplace and LPG Hunter stainless steel stove as a centrepiece and offers a cosy space in which to relax. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a utility with pippy oak units and Jupiana granite worktops, two bowl Belfast sink, granite drainer and space for separate washer and dryer along with a cloakroom/WC featuring a wall mounted Laufen sink.

The first floor landing provides access to the spacious master bedroom suite with dual aspects to the front and side of the property. The en-suite shower wet room is modern and tastefully presented as is the corresponding wet room in the double guest bedroom suite, both with glass partitions. This guest bedroom also benefits from having a dressing room. There are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with freestanding contemporary Victoria oval bath and large Laufen vanity sink unit.

Throughout the property is a combination of under floor heating and centrally heated radiators with radiator covers and all rooms have solid oak doors, solid oak skirtings and architraves.


A private gravelled driveway, accessed via electronic remote controlled gates, has ample parking space for several cars and also provides access to the detached stone built double garage with spacious storage area above, double up and over Hormann electric door and separate side entrance door. There is a detached stone built twin stable block and tack room set within a stable yard. The formal gardens have planted and hedged borders, a paved York stone sun terrace and barbeque area. The LPG tank is installed underground with an automatic delivery system. The property has the benefit of security cameras with DVD recording facilities and remote access. The west border of the property enjoys a wooded area with mature trees and there is a paddock extending to approximately 1.98 acres.

Local Information

Tow Law is a small town within County Durham on the edge of edge of the unspoilt North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The surrounding rural area is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and the stunning surrounding scenery is linked by a network of public footpaths, ideal for walking and cycling.

The town has an active Community Centre which hosts a playgroup, lunch club, exercise classes and music events. There are a variety of local amenities including shops, pubs and GP surgeries. Tow Law Millenium First School has been rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED whilst for secondary education there is nearby Parkside Academy in Willington, rated ‘Excellent’ and Wolsingham School, rated ‘Good’.

Wolsingham, a charming dales market town situated by the River Wear is also nearby. This small market town remains much as it did hundreds of years ago and the annual Wolsingham Agricultural Show on the first weekend in September, which was established in 1763, is one of the oldest shows in the country. Wolsingham provides a good range of everyday facilities including doctors and dentist surgeries, chemist, independent grocers and other local businesses. Nearby Bishop Auckland offers several supermarkets, larger stores and professional services while Durham, Newcastle and Hexham are also within easy reach and provide comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

The A68 provides access both north and south linking to both the motorway network and to the A69 for quick connections to Newcastle in the east and Carlisle in the west. Newcastle International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are both within easy reach. Newcastle and Durham offer main line rail services to major UK cities north and south.

Approximate Mileages

Wolsingham 3.2 miles | Bishop Auckland 8.8 miles | Durham 11.0 miles | Newcastle City Centre 21.6 miles | Hexham 26.3 miles | Newcastle International Airport 31.8 miles

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