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Park Head, West Woodburn, Hexham, Northumberland

Guide Price £1,100,000

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Imposing farmhouse, detached cottage plus holiday let with land extending to 9.50 Ha (23.48 Ac) in all

Park Head
• Stone built farmhouse • Generously proportioned accommodation • 4 Reception rooms • 4/5 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • Panoramic views • 7 Stables and hay store plus arena • 2 Double garages • Paddock, amenity land and gardens extending to 6.19 Ha (15.31 Ac)

Park Head Cottage
• Stone built cottage, adjoining single storey holiday home • Ideal income generating opportunity • 5 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms in total • Panoramic views • Single garage • 4 Loose boxes • Garden and paddocks extending to 3.31 Ha (8.17Ac)

The Area

West Woodburn
West Woodburn straddles the A68 which lies on the line of Dere Street, a Roman road historically linking York to Scotland. To the west are the remains of Roman Fort known as Habitancum and the world renowned Hadrians Wall lies just to the south. The river Read flows through the heart of the village which supports a public house and post office/stores. Primary schooling can be found within West Woodburn and the neighbouring villages of Bellingham and Otterburn. A broader range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities are available within the highly regarding market town of Hexham and the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne, both of which can be reached via major trunk roads. For the commuter the A68, A69 and A1(M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the region. The east coast mainline railway and Newcastle International Airport offer further services for the rest of the country. The location is ideal for exploring the delights of Northumberland, the Scottish Borders, The Lake District and the East Coast with immediate attractions such as Kielder Water and Halsteads Roman Fort being within a short drive.

The Property

Park Head
Park Head is a substantial stone built farmhouse providing generously proportioned family accommodation with the benefit of oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout. It occupies a private site with wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and provides excellent accommodation to include four reception rooms, four/five bedrooms and three bathrooms. Along with the west facing gardens there is paddock and amenity land extending to 6.19 Ha (15.31Ac) plus stabling, hay store, mιnage and two double garages. A UPVC double glazed door leads through to the spacious entrance hallway with a slate tiled floor and stairs leading off. The sitting room has a decorative stone fireplace with recess housing the wood burning stove and have exposed floor boarding, beamed ceiling and far reaching views. Double opening doors lead through to the conservatory which again captures the complete panorama and has exposed floor boarding and double opening doors out to the garden.

Also leading off the hall is a well proportioned dining room with decorative fire place, side alcove and similar views. Beyond is a versatile living room or study with parquet flooring and French doors leading out to the gardens. The impressive breakfast kitchen runs along the rear of the original property having a range of hand crafted units, granite work surfaces, tiled flooring throughout and ample space for table and chairs. There is a Rayburn to one end along with a double porcelain sink and a modern Belling range style oven. Adjoining is a utility room with space for appliances rear entrance doorway and downstairs WC.

To the first floor is a galleried landing having a master bedroom suite to the front being an impressive double room having built in wardrobe units and fully tiled ensuite bathroom/WC with white suite. On the opposite side of the property is a guest suite which is another excellent double room and has a period style ensuite bathroom.

The third bedroom also lies to the front of the property and is a further double room with original fireplace. All three of these bedrooms have breathtaking westerly views. At the rear of the property are two interconnecting rooms, both of which can be bedrooms for young children or alternatively one of the rooms could be used as a play room. The family bathroom has panelling below the dado rail, a white suite and a large shower cubicle.

Park Head Cottage
Park Head Cottage is a stone built property which will suit a variety of purchasers. The main cottage has three bedrooms whilst the adjoining single storey holiday annexe has two further bedrooms. Both have oil fired central heating and double glazing and far reaching westerly views. In addition to the large single garage there are four loose boxes along with gardens and paddock extending to 3.31 Ha (8.17Ac).

A part glazed doorway leads to the entrance porch with oak flooring and in turn through to the living room with substantial stone inglenook fire place that houses the wood burning stove, open stairs up to the first floor, oak flooring and delightful views. Adjoining is a breakfast kitchen with tiled floor along with base and wall mounted storage units, built in range style cooker and double open French doors out to the front.

To the first floor is a master bedroom with ensuite shower/WC along with two further good sized bedrooms and a fully tiled family bathroom/WC.

Adjoining is a single storey holiday cottage with a open plan living kitchen and two double bedrooms.

Park Head Farm Measurements

Breakfast kitchen
10.70m x 2.30m (11yds 2' 1" x 7' 7")

Sitting Room
6.10m x 4.80m (20' 0" x 15' 9")

Dining Room
4.40m x 4.30m (14' 5" x 14' 1")

4.70m x 3.60m (15' 5" x 11' 10") 1.40m x 1.40m (4' 7" x 4' 7")

Master Bedroom
6.00m x 4.80m (19' 8" x 15' 9")

Guest Bedroom
4.70m x 3.30m (15' 5" x 10' 10") 2.00m x 2.10m (6' 7" x 6' 11")

Bedroom Three
4.00m x 3.50m (13' 1" x 11' 6")

Bedroom Four
3.90m x 2.30m (12' 10" x 7' 7")

Bedroom Five/Playroom
3.10m x 2.30m (10' 2" x 7' 7")

Park Head Cottage Measurements

4.60m x 3.80m (15' 1" x 12' 6")

Sitting Room
5.50m x 4.70m (18' 1" x 15' 5")

Master Bedroom
3.90m x 3.10m (12' 10" x 10' 2")

Bedroom Two
3.60m x 2.90m (11' 10" x 9' 6")

Bedroom Three
3.60m x 2.30m (11' 10" x 7' 7")

Park Head Barn Measurements

2.70m x 2.10m (8' 10" x 6' 11")

Sitting Room
4.80m x 4.30m (15' 9" x 14' 1")

Bedroom One
3.20m x 2.50m (10' 6" x 8' 2")

Bedroom Two
3.10m x 2.30m (10' 2" x 7' 7")


Park Head
The property occupies a west facing position enjoying complete privacy and set back behind principally lawned gardens interspersed with flower beds and borders, stone walling and an ornamental garden pond. There is a full width sun deck with steps leading down and a bridge over the pond.

There is a gravelled parking/turning apron off which is a double garage with a up and over door and a further double garage with twin opening doors. A Dutch barn and a section to the rear of the first garage creates seven loose boxes and there is a small adjoining hay store. There is also an arena along with paddock and amenity land extending to 6.19 Ha (15.31 Ac).

Park Head Cottage
To the front is a gravelled forecourt and an adjoining large single garage along with two loose boxes. To the rear there are two further timber loose boxes and a feed room or potential tack room.


Park Head Farm
From Corbridge head North on the A68, through Ridsdale and just before reaching West Woodburn there is a tarmacadam entrance to the former quarry on the left hand side. Turn in and the drive to Park Head will be found immediately on the left.

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12 April 2011

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