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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Greystones, Oakwood, Hexham, Northumberland

Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Country House
  • Detached Garage & Coach House
  • Southerly Tyne Valley Views
  • Mature Gardens

Full description

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Porch | Reception Hall | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Boiler Room/Cloaks | Store | Study | Cloakroom/WC | Rear Porch | Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom | Four Further Bedrooms | Shower Room | Bathroom

Double Garage | Detached Coach House | Garden | Courtyard

The Property
Greystones is situated on the outskirts of Oakwood, in a delightful setting on the northern slope of the Tyne Valley with southerly views towards Hexham and the surrounding farmland. Oakwood is a popular hamlet set in beautiful countryside a short distance from Hexham, with an attractive mix of predominantly stone-built period properties.

Greystones is an attractive and well-proportioned property which offers flexible, well-presented accommodation that blends modern comforts such as gas-fired central heating, well-appointed kitchen, bathroom and en-suite facilities with a wealth of period charm and character. Traditional features including open fires, sash windows, decorative cornice, dado and picture rails are prevalent throughout the house. The entrance porch opens into an elegant and welcoming reception hall with beautiful original staircase. The principal reception rooms are located to the front with south-facing bay windows which flood the rooms with natural light. The spacious dining room offers a formal entertaining space while the kitchen/breakfast room has ample space for everyday dining. The kitchen is fitted with a range of contemporary solid maple units with granite work surfaces, double Belfast sink, gas-fired two oven AGA, gas hob, combination conventional oven, grill and microwave together with an integrated dishwasher. Off the kitchen there is a useful utility room fitted with a door to outside. Also on the ground floor is a study, with a fitted desk, a cloakroom/WC together with a boiler room/cloaks and store.

The stairs lead up to a spacious landing which gives access to the bedrooms and bathrooms. The master bedroom which has fabulous elevated southerly views has a range of fitted wardrobes and benefits from an en-suite bathroom. There are four further generously-proportioned double bedrooms which have use of a bathroom and separate shower room.

Externally
The property is accessed along a private drive to the side which leads to a courtyard area, converted coach house, small outbuilding and gardener's WC. Within the coach house there is a double garage, panelled entrance hall and first floor studio with open plan kitchen and living area.
Externally, to the front of the property there is a traditional colonial style veranda which benefits from stunning views over the Tyne Valley and surrounding area. The formal terraced gardens lie to the front (south) of the house, enclosed by a mix of stone wall and beech hedging. The gardens to the side are laid principally to lawn with flower and shrub borders together with mature Scotts pine and other broad leaved tree species. Stone paths link along the western gable, to the spacious patio and steps lead down to the terraced gardens.

Local Information
In the neighbouring hamlet of Anick, just a short walk from Greystones, is The Rat Inn which ranked in the Top 50 Gastropubs 2013 and 2014. The nearby historic market town of Hexham offers a full range of day-to-day amenities with supermarkets, a good range of shops and restaurants, leisure centre, doctors' and dentist surgeries, a petrol station, 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, further restaurants, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. Newcastle City Centre provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, Beaufront First School is situated less than a mile away at Sandhoe, while there are excellent middle and senior schools in Hexham. In addition Mowden Hall Prep School is a short distance away, just outside Corbridge, together with several private day schools in Newcastle.

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.

Approximate Mileages
Hexham 1.2 miles | Corbridge 3.0 miles | Newcastle International Airport 18.6 miles | Newcastle City Centre 21.1 miles

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Added on Rightmove:
24 March 2015

Nearest stations

  • Hexham (1.0 mi)
  • Corbridge (2.7 mi)
  • Riding Mill (5.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Hexham (1.0 mi)
  • Corbridge (2.7 mi)
  • Riding Mill (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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