4 bedroom house for sale

Blenkinsopp Castle Home Park, Greenhead, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8

Under Offer £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 reception rooms
  • dining kitchen
  • utility room
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • bathroom
  • self-contained potential annexe
  • private enclosed courtyard
  • informal gardens
  • parking space

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Blenkinsopp Castle and ruins forms part of a
residential park, lying just south west of the A69
Trans Pennine route and is ideally placed, therefore,
for access to the M6 and A1 (M) as well as Carlisle,
Hexham and Newcastle upon Tyne. The area is
steeped in history with Northumberland National
Park being but a short drive, along with Hadrian's
Wall and the Roman Army Museum. Neighbourhood
amenities can be found within the nearby village of
Haltwhistle and there are further amenities at
Greenhead including a golf course.


Location

Blenkinsopp Castle and ruins forms part of a residential park, lying just south west of the A69 Trans Pennine route and is ideally placed, therefore, for access to the M6 and A1 (M) as well as Carlisle, Hexham and Newcastle upon Tyne. The area is steeped in history with Northumberland National Park being but a short drive, along with Hadrian's Wall and the Roman Army Museum. Neighbourhood amenities can be found within the nearby village of Haltwhistle and there are further amenities at Greenhead including a golf course. For the commuter the A69, M6, A68 and A1 (M) provide links with the North of the country. The Trans Pennine railway along with East and West Coast mainline railway services provide further communications with the rest of the country. There are international airports at Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester to complement the existing road and rail network. Many of the regions attractions are close at hand, beyond which can be found the delights of Northumberland, the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, North Yorkshire along with the East and the West coasts.

Hexham 19 miles/ Carlisle 19 miles/ Penrith 33 miles/
Newcastle 39 miles

Description

THE PROPERTY
The entrance hallway has stairs leading off to the first floor and a doorway through to a self-contained potential annexe which is currently utilised as a study, shelved store room, cupboard and W/C. There is an external doorway connecting through to the
courtyard. The dining kitchen forms the focal point of the property being fitted with a comprehensive range of Cherry wood fronted base and wall mounted storage units with integrated Neff double oven and grill four plate ceramic hob unit, dishwasher and larder fridge. There is ample space for table and
chairs along with a panelled ceiling with recess spot lighting. The living room enjoys fine views over the surrounding countryside and has a stone fireplace with wooden mantel shelf and cupboards to either hand. Leading off is a good sized utility room and a further versatile room which has the original 13 century stone ceiling. An inner hallway also has direct access to the courtyard and has a ground floorspacious double bedroom at the far end with views as before. To the first floor is a galleried landing with a further landing corridor adjoining. The principal
sitting room is to the first floor with a fine stone fireplace surround having cast iron insert with decorative tiling and the original Blenkinsopp crest.

To the south-westerly side is a magnificent oriel bay window and a secondary window provides further excellent natural lighting. There are three further double bedrooms, one which has an en-suite shower room/WC and there is a well-appointed family
bathroom with white suite and separate shower cubicle. Both of the showers are power showers and there are two useful storage cupboards on the secondary landing.

Adjoining the property are the remains of the former Blenkinsopp Castle, all of which form part of the title and create a spectacular back drop. Inbetween is a private enclosed courtyard which has been recently re-laid with large flagstones. Surrounding the property are informal gardens which slope steeply on the north-easterly side. There is also a private designated parking space.

HISTORICAL NOTE
The property is Grade II listed and the ruins are a scheduled monument.

DIRECTIONS
From Hexham/Corbridge head westwards on the A69 past Haydon Bridge and Haltwhistle turning left to Blenkinsopp Castle shortly before the road rises on the third stretch of the dual carriage way. Turn immediately right into the caravan park and
proceed straight head and the castle can be seen in
the far right hand corner.


For the commuter the A69, M6, A68 and A1 (M) provide links with the North of the country. The Trans Pennine railway
along with East and West Coast mainline railway services provide further communications with the rest of the country. There are international airports at Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester to complement the existing road and rail network. Many of the regions attractions are close at
hand, beyond which can be found the delights of Northumberland, the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, North Yorkshire along with the East and the West coasts.



Directions

From Hexham/Corbridge head westwards on the A69 past Haydon Bridge and Haltwhistle turning left to Blenkinsopp Castle shortly before the road rises on the third stretch of the dual carriage way. Turn immediately right into the caravan park and proceed straight head and the castle can be seen in the far right hand corner.

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Added on Rightmove:
01 February 2016

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  • Haltwhistle (2.5 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Haltwhistle (2.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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01325 627327 Local call rate

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