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5 bedroom country house for sale

Widehaugh House, Hexham, Northumberland

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Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial & Versatile
  • Beautiful Gardens
  • Triple Garage
  • Paddock
  • Excellent Access to Infrastructure

Full description

Accommodation in Brief
Hall | Kitchen/Family Room | Pantry | Utility Room | Cloakroom/WC | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Study | Drawing Room | Master Bedroom Suite with En-Suite Bathroom and Dressing Room | Guest Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room | Three Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Garden | Detached Triple Garage | Greenhouse | Wood Store

The Property
Widehaugh House is situated in a rural setting between Hexham and Corbridge in the scenic Tyne Valley. The original farmhouse has been extended, extensively renovated and modernised by the current owners to provide a flexible and spacious home retaining period features together with contemporary fixtures and fittings.

A reception hall, has slate flooring which continues through to the kitchen/family room. This room provides fabulous cooking and entertaining space with part glazed high ceiling, together with full height glazed panels and French doors which open onto the terrace and provide spectacular views over the surrounding countryside beyond. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wooden units with granite work surfaces, double Butler sink, integrated fridge, dishwasher and microwave, gas AGA, electric oven and gas hob. A large traditional shelved pantry is situated off the kitchen. The dining room, which is part of the original farmhouse, is open to the hall and has stripped wood flooring and large inglenook fireplace. Also off the hall is a large utility room which is fitted with a range of units and plumbed for a washing machine. The sitting room is accessed from the dining room through attractive double doors, has an open fireplace with multi-fuel stove and glazed door to the garden. A large study, which has original stripped wood floor and inglenook fireplace, leads through to the stunning drawing room which was the original barn. This room has limestone tiles with underfloor heating and three sets of French doors onto the south-facing courtyard terrace. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom/WC and accessed externally is a boiler room.

Stairs from the rear hall lead up to the first floor. The master bedroom suite comprises a large bedroom with windows overlooking the garden, spacious dressing room and en-suite bathroom fitted with a contemporary freestanding bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC and bidet with ceramic floor tiles and travertine wall tiles. The guest bedroom has an original fitted cupboard and en-suite shower room. Two further double bedrooms have stunning double height ceilings with exposed 'A' frame beams, one of which also has a large walk-in cupboard which could be converted to an en-suite shower room. Also on this floor is a further double bedroom and the family bathroom which is fitted with a white suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and WC.

Externally
The property is accessed from the road through a timber five bar gate to a paved courtyard parking area beside the house with parking for several cars. There is a large detached, stone built triple garage with timber double doors to each bay, which has power and water supply. To the rear of the garage block there is a lean-to greenhouse and wood store. A path leads to the terrace to the rear of the property and the attractive garden and grounds lie to the south. The mature garden is beautifully maintained and provides an abundance of produce.

Adjacent to the kitchen is the paved terrace and traditional cottage garden with cobbled paths which lead through the cut flower and soft fruit gardens (raspberries, redcurrants and gooseberries). Beyond is a meadow garden and lawned areas, together with fruit orchard (apple, damson, sweet cherry and greengage). A large timber summerhouse in the meadow provides additional entertaining space for summer evenings. To the rear of the garage is a productive vegetable garden with a series of raised beds. The adjacent paddock completes the grounds and benefits from separate road access.

Local Information
The historic market town of Hexham offers a full range of day-to-day amenities with supermarkets, a good range of shops, schooling and professional services and a hospital. The beautiful surrounding area provides walks and other country pursuits, with golf courses, sports clubs and Hexham racecourse within easy reach. The popular Tyne Valley village of Corbridge is also close by and offers a variety of shops, a renowned delicatessen, restaurants, inns, doctors' and dentist surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. Newcastle City Centre provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For the commuter the A69 provides excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west, with onward access to the A1 and M6 respectively. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross country services, which in turn link to other main line services to major UK cities north and south.

For schooling there are excellent state schools in Hexham, in addition there is Mowden Hall Prep School just outside Corbridge together with several private day schools in Newcastle.

Approximate Mileages
Hexham 1.4 miles | Corbridge 2.1 miles | Newcastle International Airport 17.0 miles | Newcastle City Centre 19.2 miles

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Nearest stations

  • Hexham (1.4 mi)
  • Corbridge (1.7 mi)
  • Riding Mill (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Hexham (1.4 mi)
  • Corbridge (1.7 mi)
  • Riding Mill (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Finest Properties, North East & Cumbria

Crossways, Market Place, Corbridge NE45 5AW

01434 410029 Local call rate

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