Land at Sniperley Farm

Excellent Development Opportunity

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Key Features

Schools & Amenities
1.3 Mile to Durham Trinity School
1.3 Mile to St Leonards Catholic School
0.1 Mile to the nearest bus stop
1.8 Mile to Durham Train Station

Property Description


The site is located to the north of the A691 approximately1.5 miles to the north west of Durham city centre. Durham is located 19 miles south of Newcastle and 21 miles north of Darlington.

The city is highly accessible being within close proximity to the A1 to the east, along with being served by the East Coast Mainline whichoffers regular links to London and other major cities.

The site benefits from its secluded positioning and attractive views whilst being close to Durham city centre. The surrounding area has a wide range of nearby facilities and easily accessed transport routes including the city’s Park and Ride scheme which is within 5 minutes walking distance of the site.


As can be seen from the CGI and schedule, planning is currently being sought for the demolition of the existing barns and development of 10 detached dwellings proving a overall GIA of 2020 sq m (21,743 sq ft). The site itself currently accommodates a two storey Farmhouse along with a series of former farm buildings. It extends to 0.7 Ha (1.74 acres) and is accessed from the southwest via an existing road which connects to the A691.

The site is bounded by a small track and access road to the south, with a series of fences, hedgerows and trees creating the eastern, western and northern boundaries. A  tree area is located to the west of the site adjacent to the access road.

The surrounding area is predominantly undeveloped agricultural land to the north, east and west with Durham Fire Station located to the south.


We are advised that mains services are available; however, we would recommend that interested parties make their own enquiries of the utilities companies.


The site currently has planning for the conversion of the existing barns to residential dwellings of various sizes and for 11 units in total.

It is the intention to obtain panning for a scheme to provide 10 detached new builds units with associated access and landscaping which will be in keeping with the surrounding area and sympathetic to the existing stone buildings.

The site offers developers the opportunity to deliver a high-quality scheme within an attractive landscaped setting in a highly desirable and sought-after location.


The site is to be sold freehold with vacant possession.

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