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4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Simonburn, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 78 acres
  • Traditional farmhouse and steading
  • Spectacular rural setting
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Stone built farmhouse
  • Small holding
  • EPC Rating = G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Middleburn Farm has a stone built farmhouse and adjoining traditional steading, which could be converted into further dwellings or form part of an extension to the main property. It stands within 78 acres of undulating pasture and woodland and has a range of useful outbuildings. It occupies a prominent and elevated position with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside and has many delightful features from the wonderfully thick stone walls, traditional tiled flooring and substantial fireplaces.


Hexham 14 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 32 miles, Carlisle 41.5 miles, Jedburgh 46.5 miles, Edinburgh 93.5 miles,

The property is situated approximately 8 miles west of the village of Wark. Located within Northumberland National Park, the village comprises two churches, a public house, tea rooms and children's play park as well as village hall. For the commuter the A68, A69, A1 (M) and M6 provide links with the major commercial centres of the North. Newcastle International Airport along with the East Coast and Trans Pennine rail links provide further communications with the rest of the country. Many of the regions beauty spots are within a short drive, beyond which can be found the delights of the east coast, the Scottish Borders, the Lake District and the North Yorkshire Moors.

The Accommodation
Entrance lobby leads through to the kitchen with terracotta tiled floors, fitted base units with laminate work surface, a stainless steel sink and drainer underneath, the front window overlooking the front garden. The solid fuel range is the main feature of the kitchen, having been designed into the original inglenook fireplace. From the kitchen the utility room is accessed and also the inner hallway. The main living room to the property has a bright and inviting feel with a double aspect and a charming wood burning stove. The dining room has a double aspect and enjoys a beautiful view to the north east also has a substantial under stairs cupboard and a fireplace. The inner hallway that provides access to the principle ground floor rooms, also has the main staircase to the first floor landing and the ground floor cloaks WC with shower.
The first floor has three excellent spacious bedrooms and one further potential bedroom. Two are accessed off the main staircase and two from the rear staircase. The second and third bedrooms have an interconnecting door that provides an access if required. The bedrooms are all supported by a family bathroom on the first floor that has a bath, wash hand basin, WC and stripped pine flooring.

The property is approached along a farm driveway, leading to a gravelled turning apron/parking bay to the front of the property, past the stone built traditional farm steading buildings. The property has front and side gardens that have wonderful views out across the fields. The farm steading has a large corrugated hay barn, stone built hemmels adjoining, and a portable steel framed shed to the rear. The land extends to approximately 78 acres including woodland areas and a streams.

General Information

Mains electricity is connected to the property. There is a private water supply and drainage is to a septic tank. Central heating is a solid fuel stove, supplemented by a wood burning stove, and electric night storage heaters.

Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, public and private whether specifically mentioned or not.

Date and preparation of particulars: August 2016

Local Authority
Northumberland County Council 0845 600 6400

Strictly by prior telephone appointment with the Agents, Savills on 01325 370 500. 26 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, DL3 7JX

NE48 3EE

Subsides and grants
There will be a charge of £500 plus VAT for the transfer of any Entitlements and/ or Stewardship schemes relating to Middleburn Farm, which are in place or active at the time of purchase.

From Corbridge/Hexham proceed Northwards up the A68 and continue to the Errington Arms public house. Turn left at the roundabout and continue over the bridge at Chollerford. Before you reach Wark there is a junction signposted to Stonehaugh and Falconry Days turn left here onto Ward Lane and continue along this road for almost 5 miles. Middleburn is located on the left after the Falconry Days' driveway.

Square Footage: 1,754 sq ft
Acreage: 74 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2016

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