3 bedroom detached house for sale

Tarset, Hexham

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three bedroom detached house
  • Approximately 7 acres of garden and grazing land
  • Spacious kitchen diner
  • En suite facilities
  • Noteworthy character features
  • Picturesque countryside location
  • Undergone major refurbishment in 2006
  • EPC rating C (78)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Diamond Cottage is a three bedroom detached stone built house with approximately 7 acres of garden and grazing land located in the picturesque Tarset Valley, enjoying stunning open views over the Northumberland National Park. The property takes its name from the large diamond pattern in the roof tiles and has been extended and renovated over the years, including a major refurbishment in 2006 and today offers a spacious home with many period features including reclaimed doors, exposed stonework and timber sash windows.
The front door opens into the porch leading to the generous welcoming hall which is flooded with natural light from a large skylight above. A cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, shelved storage cupboard and a further under stairs cupboard can all be accessed from the hall. The dual aspect sitting room located to the front of the property which enjoys open far reaching views from every window, also has a fireplace fitted with a multi fuel stove and an external door leading out to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream units, bowl sink and drainer, ceramic hob, integrated oven and dishwasher with a window overlooking the rear enclosure and grazing land beyond, the dining area has a feature inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove set on a sandstone hearth, windows to the south and west and sliding doors out to the garden.
The original timber staircase, which has been re-positioned and adapted, leads up to the first floor landing with a window offering an elevated view over the land and countryside beyond. There are three good sized bedrooms all of which enjoy views over the Tarset Valley, the master bedroom benefits from a range of fitted sliding door wardrobes and an en suite shower room with shower, wash hand basin and WC. The two further bedrooms are served by a spacious bathroom with shower bath, wash hand basin and WC together with a utility cupboard that is plumbed for a washing machine and vented for a tumble dryer.  

EXTERNALLY The garden which lies to the south and west of the property is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees and borders with a number of areas to sit and enjoy the tranquil setting and take in the stunning views, surrounded by traditional dry stone walls with a pedestrian side gate that leads to the original front door.
The land lies to the west and north, extends to approximately 7 acres and is currently used as a smallholding for sheep and hens. The land is well fenced and benefits from a natural water supply from a sike with two gated access points from the lane. To the northern boundary there is a small, maturing copse of native woodland and directly behind the house a maturing hedgerow encloses a small paddock and hen field. There is a sheep shelter, sheep pens, hay shed, hen house and run. log store and a further open store all of which provide useful animal housing and storage. The property sits beside a quiet country lane with parking to one side of the property.  

LOCATION Located near the small hamlet of Greenhaugh in west Northumberland, situated in both the designated Northumberland International Dark Sky Park and the beautiful Northumberland National Park. Nearby Falstone and Tarset both offer a vibrant community with the village of Bellingham close by providing everyday amenities with a variety of shops, post office, cafes, heritage centre, several pubs together with a family run hotel, bank, garage, library, health centre, chemist, gym and an excellent 18 hole golf course. The market town of Hexham provides a wider range of amenities, with Newcastle and Carlisle also within easy reach.
The surrounding area offers excellent walks and cycling through magnificent scenery, with the close by Kielder Water and Forest Park providing a multitude of water based activities, mountain biking and a very accessible multi purpose track for running and cycling along with the award winning Kielder observatory and Kielder Skyspace and sculpture trail.
For the commuter the A68 and A69 provide excellent access to Newcastle in the east and Carlisle in the west, with onward access to the A1 and M6. The railway station in Hexham provides regular services to both Newcastle and Carlisle, which in turn link to other major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.  

DIRECTIONS From the A68 take the road signposted to Bellingham, travelling through Redesmouth. At the T junction turn left into the village and at the next T junction turn left again onto the B6320. Follow this road through the village and take the right turn before signposted to Greenhaugh and Kielder. Follow this road for just over 3 miles to the Lanehead crossroads. Turn right and follow the road for 1.4 miles going through Greenhaugh. Turn right signposted to High Green and continue along this road for approximately 1 mile to the crossroads, Diamond Cottage is straight ahead.  

SERVICES Mains water is connected, private drainage, oil fired central heating and solar panels.  

CHARGES Northumberland County Council tax band D.  

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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26 May 2016

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Nearest station

  • Bardon Mill (14.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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Priestpopple Hexham NE46 1PS

01434 410028 Local call rate

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