5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleWark
Sold by Us £825,000
- Five bedrooms
- Four reception rooms
- Semi detached house
- Full of character and charm
- Garage and courtyard parking
- South facing garden
- Swimming pool
- EPC rating G (19)
DESCRIPTION Blindburn Hall is a fabulous stone built country residence dating back to the mid 19th century, set within stunning formal gardens close to the scenic North Tyne village of Wark.
The property is highly impressive and enjoys a great deal of character and charm with many noteworthy features, the spacious and versatile accommodation briefly comprises; entrance hall with attractive quarry tiled patterned flooring with border detailing and a lovely high ceiling with wood panelling, leading through to the inner hall with parquet flooring and a large window overlooking the courtyard with a magnificent staircase leading to the first floor and an under stairs cupboard. The drawing room has a beautiful bay window overlooking the gardens and swimming pool at the side of the property and enjoys a feature fireplace with marble hearth and log burning stove. The family room has a painted high mantle fireplace surround and ornate open grate fire insert and doors leading out to the patio, this room also enjoys fabulous plasterwork to the ceiling. The formal dining room has two entrances, one from the east wing hall and the other from the main inner hall and is beautifully presented again enjoying fabulous plasterwork to the ceiling and wallpaper covering contrasting either side of the dado rail, mahogany fireplace with marble trim and hearth housing an open log burning fire, two sets of patio doors lead out to the patio and gardens. The cosy family room has an archway with a gate connecting it to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of painted wall and drawer units with work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel double sink with single drainer, plumbing for a dishwasher, built in split level double oven, microwave oven and a four ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Within the kitchen there is a painted dresser unit with plate racks and a glazed display, feature stone brick wall accommodating the coal burning stove and an oil fired boiler. Door leading to the utility and laundry room which is fitted with wall and base units, plumbing for a washing machine, shelving, slate flooring and a door leading out to the front of the property.
The first floor landing has a lovely feature arch and excellent storage space with the built in cupboards and wardrobes. There are five double bedrooms with the master bedroom enjoying views over south facing gardens and swimming pool and benefitting from an en suite bathroom with a large dressing area and an excellent arrangement of wardrobes and cupboards, Jacuzzi bath set in a wood panelled surround with side mounted taps set in an archway with lighting above, low level wc, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and a separate shower. There is also a family shower room and a family bathroom.
The attic rooms are understood to be very large and show obvious further potential subject to suitable planning and building consents.
EXTERNALLY The property is approached via a shared driveway (owned by Blindburn Hall with right of way for three other properties) with an electric gated entrance leading to the house and courtyard and north facing entrance. The courtyard provides ample parking and adjacent to the house is a detached stone built garage. The garage has electric operated up and over double doors with excellent general storage space and houses the oil fired boiler purification system for the swimming pool. Double doors lead from the rear of the garage and connect to the west side of the property which enjoys a fantastic swimming pool with mosaic tiled surround and a roman end stepped entrance. The main gardens are to the rear of the property and are south facing, the foreground of the house has a patio terrace with access from the dining room and family room. The lawned gardens run down in front of the house to the southern elevation and are surrounded by tall, mature trees.
DIRECTIONS From Hexham Bridge End roundabout travel west along the A69 and take the first slip road towards Acomb. Travel through Acomb and Wall until you reach Brunton crossroads. Turn left and go over Chollerford Bridge and straight over the roundabout (second exit) towards Otterburn and Wark. Follow this road for approximately 6 miles until you reach the village of Wark, turn right at the Grey Bull Inn and proceed over the bridge, turn left and follow this road for approximately 200 yards along the river bank, where the road branches off keep left and follow that road for approximately 500 yards, after the stone bridge bear to the right where there are electric gates, if the gates are not open press the button on the right hand side.
SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected. Oil fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CHARGES Northumberland County Council tax band G.
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Hexham on 01434 608980.
FREE MARKET APPRAISAL We would be pleased to provide professional, unbiased advice on the current value and marketing of your existing home.
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