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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

High Waskerley Farm Shotley Bridge South Northumberland DH8


Property Description

Key features

  • Situated on an elevated position in South Northumberland with fantastic open views
  • Very good size versatile accommodation to two floors
  • Exposed original stone walls and beamed ceilings
  • Beautifully fitted breakfasting kitchen with oil fired Aga
  • Lounge with Inglenook fireplace and beamed cathedral ceiling
  • Spiral staircase leading to galleried bedroom/study
  • Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
  • Sweeping driveway offering lots of parking
  • Detached double garage
  • South facing landscaped gardens

Full description

Rare to the market in this sought after area of South Northumberland, we are pleased to offer this unique, beautifully presented and deceptively spacious Grade II Listed 5 Bedroom Stone built Barn Conversion situated on an elevated position with fantastic open panoramic views south over the Derwent Valley and offered with no onward chain.

This family home was converted approximately 12 years ago by the present owners with great attention to detail and now offers very good size versatile accommodation with lots of character to two floors.

Quality features include a beautifully fitted Breakfasting Kitchen, Three recently refitted Bathrooms, exposed original stone walls, beamed ceilings, south facing landscaped mature gardens with sweeping driveway offering lots of parking and there is also a large detached double Garage.

The property is located within the catchment area for the much sought after schools in Corbridge and Hexham and also close to good shopping facilities and restaurants nearby.
There is a very good active community in nearby Snods Edge offering many activities for both children and adults. Derwent Reservoir for both sailing and fishing persuits is nearby as is the Slaley Championship Golf Courses and Weardale ski Club. There are also very good transport links to the A1 Motorway, the Metro Centre and Newcastle International Airport.

Internal viewing is essential to appreciate the high specification and size of this property.

910 x 47 approximately. Travertine stone flooring, Arrowslit window.

Exposed stone walls, large walk-in cupboard.

228 x 129 approximately. This impressive 300 square foot approximately room with its vaulted ceiling, exposing the main A frame of the building. The room benefits from lots of natural light provided by three windows and in turn, magnificent views over open countryside. Feature stone fireplace and exposed stone wall housing the oil fired Aga which provides constant hot water and cooking. A comprehensive range of hand painted base and wall units, topped with sleek black granite with metallic fleck work surface, incorporating a double Blanco sink and waste disposal unit, integrated dishwasher, Neff sensor hob and double oven, Whirlpool American style fridge freezer.
The breakfasting area is extremely spacious and has a wall of toffee glass panels which floods light into the inner hallway. The floor is laid with travertine marble throughout.

810 x 711 approximately. Good range of base and wall units incorporating a 1 bowl sink with plumbing for automatic washing machine and dryer. Central heating boiler with secondary hot water system, wall and floor tiles, stable door to the rear courtyard.

259 x 161 maximum to alcove. This is a fantastic reception space measuring over 400 square foot approximately. Feature stone inglenook fireplace housing a cast iron multi fuel stove, exposed original stone walls, beamed cathedral ceiling. The original large archway, allows spectacular views over the south elevation and access to a large patio area and garden. A cast iron spiral staircase leads up to the mezzanine floor. Stone steps lead to the raised open plan dining room.

225 x 83 approximately. Also benefits from the wonderful views south and from two large feature windows to the rear grassed courtyard. Beamed ceiling, exposed stone walls.

157 x 131 approximately. This is a spacious versatile room with beamed ceiling, exposed stone walls, natural wood floor, roof light..

106 x 88 approximately. A high quality modern contemporary suite comprising a large free standing bath, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc. Exposed stone wall with tiling to the rest of the room, tiled flooring, concealed spotlights, heated towel radiator.

183 x 145 approximately. A very good size room with one exposed stone wall, window to front, door to:

Comprising of a double panelled bath and tiled surround with telephone shower attachment over, bidet and low level wc, separate corner shower cubicle and twin wash hand basins set into a vanity unit with marble worktop, fully tiled walls and floor, mirrors and integrated lighting, concealed spot lighting to ceiling, heated towel radiator.

166 x 134 Currently used as a sitting room by the present owners, fireplace and feature stone wall, window to rear overlooking grassed courtyard, radiator.

Landing with Velux window.

144 x 129 approximately. Feature stone wall, two velux windows, built in cupboard, radiator with lattice cover, door to under eaves storage, latch style door.

167 x 94 approximately. Feature stone wall, two velux windows, radiator with lattice cover and latch style door.

Comprising of double size walk in shower cubicle, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, one exposed stone wall and the rest fully tiled, door giving access to extensive attic storage, spot lighting to ceiling.

Access to the property is by a private gravelled drive with twin access gates and ample turning/parking for several vehicles, large detached double garage, extensive lawn areas with attractive well stocked raised terraces and a completely sheltered/private patio area appreciating the southern aspect of the property and the panoramic views. Separate oil store to the rear of the property.

1710 x 179 approximately. Large double garage with two sets of arched double doors, spacious parking area to the side of the garages for several vehicles.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 August 2011

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