• Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm
  • Cornsay House Farm

Key Features

  • Modern Country House and Detached Cottage
  • Superb Business Opportunity
  • High-Quality Buildings
  • Potential for Wedding Venue/Retail/Coffee Shop
  • Around 58 Acres

Cornsay House Farm

Cornsay, Near Lanchester, County Durham

A superb country estate comprising a stunning recently constructed country house, substantial detached cottage, office suite, garaging, stabling and extensive modern outbuildings in approximately 58 acres

Accommodation in Brief


Entrance Vestibule | Reception Hall | Drawing Room | Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room | Utility Room | Cloakroom | Dining Room | Snug | Study | Galleried Landing | Six Bedrooms including Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room and Dressing Room | Three further Double Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Two Double Bedrooms with Jack & Jill Bathroom


Entrance Hall | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Dining Room | Sitting Room | Snug | Garden Room | Utility Room | WC | Boot Room | Five Bedrooms | Bathroom | WC | Shower Room

Extensive Gardens | Decked Sun Terrace | Garaging | Garden Store | Stabling | Tack Room | Hay Store/Implement Shed | Traditional Stone Barn | Range of Modern Outbuildings | Around 58 acres

The Property

Cornsay House Farm sits in a picturesque position in the heart of County Durham, just a few miles south of Lanchester.  The farm as a whole offers a fantastic small country estate or large equestrian property but equally could be divided into separate lots, should a purchaser only require specific parts.

Cornsay House

Cornsay House is superbly finished with the use of first class fixtures and fittings, all complemented by tasteful décor. The property has been thoughtfully designed and contains attractive features such as solid oak floors, hardwood windows and integrated Nuvo sound system. The bathrooms throughout the property have been finished to an exacting standard with stylish and contemporary Alessi sanitary ware, enhanced by beautiful tiling. The ground floor and bathrooms have the benefit of under floor heating.

Impressive double front doors open into an entrance vestibule which leads into a very welcoming reception hall with solid oak flooring and bespoke oak staircase. There is an impressive guest cloakroom with ultra-modern sanitary ware and tiling. The beautiful drawing room, which is light and airy, has a large bay window with window seat which provides views over the garden and woodland, feature beams and an open fire with sandstone surround. There are two further reception rooms off the main hall including a dining room and a snug which leads to a large study. Undoubtedly, one of the most impressive attributes of the house is the exquisite kitchen/breakfast/family room with bespoke handmade kitchen comprising a range of solid Pippy oak units, cream electric AGA, integrated dishwasher, fridges and freezer, central island, granite work surfaces and Fired Earth tiles. This fantastic room is the hub of the home and has breakfast area with French doors to the garden, and a living area with exposed brick fireplace, stone hearth and multi-fuel stove. Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room fitted with a range of modern high gloss cupboards, stainless steel sink and drainer, ceramic tiled floor, space for washing machine, tumble drier and fridge freezer.

To the first floor there is an attractive galleried landing with large windows allowing an abundance of natural light and views over the garden. A lavish master bedroom suite enjoys breathtaking views to the south, and benefits from a dressing room fitted with a range of wardrobes and an en-suite wet room with double shower, a sumptuous suite with tiling. Also to the first floor are three further double bedrooms, two with fitted wardrobes, served by a stunning family bathroom with contemporary sanitary ware including free-standing bath, double shower, WC, wash basin and towel rail, all enhanced by the beautiful tiling. The second floor has two further generous, double bedrooms and a stylish Jack & Jill bathroom with bath, WC, wash basin and vanity cupboard.

The Cottage

The cottage at Cornsay House Farm provides generous internal accommodation of a good standard and has pleasant gardens. The ground floor offers a useful layout with open plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, boot room and four reception rooms. To the first floor are five bedrooms, a modern shower room and bathroom with separate WC.


The south facing gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and enjoy a high degree of sunlight whilst having breath taking views over the surrounding countryside. A wide plank decked area is immediately accessed from the main living space and has lighting and takes advantage of the sun for most of the day. A formal garden next to the driveway leads to the front door and is an impressive entrance. A double garage with electrically operated doors, adjoins the house. In addition to this is a further large garage, stabling for three horses, tack room and tractor garage with room above, with outside staircase, constructed of natural stone, forming an attractive courtyard with gravel driveway.

There are recently constructed buildings which would are excellent office space or have the potential for retail, coffee shop or a superb wedding venue, subject to the necessary consents.This substantial building is finished to a high standard and has gravelled car parking area for staff or customers.

The farm steading comprises extensive useful outbuildings, recently constructed to an extremely high specification. A traditional two storey barn with adjoining lean-to buildings currently provides excellent storage but offers an excellent opportunity for conversion, subject to the necessary planning consents. The first class modern outbuildings include a secure machinery storage facility, two large livestock units and a large feed barn, suitable for a variety of uses and amounting to approximately 16,500ft2.

Cornsay House Farm sits in around 58 acres of primarily meadow and pasture land with a small amount of amenity woodland.

Local Information

Cornsay is situated in the heart of rural County Durham and although is primarily surrounded by open countryside, is extremely convenient for the main infrastructure of the North East. Lanchester offers a range of local amenities such as post office, shops, restaurant, public houses and schooling.
Durham provides several supermarkets, larger stores and professional services. The city also has excellent schooling and a wide choice of shops and eateries. For commuters the A68, A1, Darlington and Newcastle Airport are easily accessible.

Approximate Mileages

Lanchester 3.1 miles | Durham 9 miles | Gateshead 16 miles | Newcastle International Airport 22 miles | Darlington 25 miles | Corbridge 25 miles


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