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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

The Long Byre, Town Farm, Great Whittington, Northumberland

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Barn Conversion
  • Central Village Location
  • Cottage Garden
  • Parking

Full description

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Hall | Sitting/Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Study | Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room | Three Further Bedrooms | Shower Room

Parking Area | Garden

The Property
The Long Byre is a delightful farm buildings conversion that is full of character and located in a central position within the village just off the village green. The property has an abundance of period features including beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls and arrow slit windows which give testimony to the buildings previous use. Internally the property offers well-planned, flexible accommodation with bedrooms to one side and reception rooms to the other.

The front door opens into a bright entrance hall which has attractive exposed stonework and high level windows to the front. Glazed doors from the hall give access to the two reception rooms, one of which overlooks the front while the other has views and access to the beautiful rear garden. The study has French doors with additional glazed side panels offering views and access to the front terrace while the triple aspect sitting/dining room is a generous entertaining space that has a feature fireplace with multi-fuel stove, French doors out to the garden and a defined dining area. The adjacent kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of units including a breakfast bar, 1 bowl sink and drainer, ceramic hob and double oven, integrated microwave and space for a fridge. There is a window overlooking the rear garden and a half-glazed stable door leads out to a paved terrace. A useful utility room is plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher and also houses the boiler.

The property offers four double bedrooms, three of which overlook the rear garden while the master bedroom has views to the front. The bedroom accommodation could easily be reconfigured if desired. The master bedroom, has two windows to the front and a further characterful high window in the gable wall, and benefits from an en-suite shower room fitted with a contemporary suite including a corner shower, wash hand basin and WC. The three further double bedrooms all have a combination of exposed beams and stonework. One of the bedrooms is currently used as a library/reading room. These bedrooms are served by a shower room which is fitted with a large walk-in shower, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit and WC complemented with attractive tiling; there would be ample space for a bath should that be preferred.

To the front of the property a gravelled parking area with space for several cars and mature boundary planting, leads to a paved terrace which is accessed from the study.

To the rear there is an enclosed garden with paved terrace adjacent to the house, manicured lawn, attractive and mature borders and a garden pond with water feature. A gate leads to a further garden area which includes a greenhouse, vegetable garden, water butts and a gravelled par terre garden beyond which there is a parking area and access gate. In the past there has been planning permission for a double garage in this area. The garden benefits from an irrigation system and lighting. The gardens combine to provide a combination of peaceful and productive spaces with areas to sit and enjoy the sunshine at various times of the day.

Local Information
Great Whittington is a popular, small conservation village in the Tyne Valley, situated within easy commuting distance of Newcastle. The village is surrounded by beautiful, rolling farmland and has the benefit of a village pub and top class restaurant and an active village hall. In addition with the recent availability of fibre broadband, the village offers the ability to work from home in a rural setting. The nearby charming and historic village of Corbridge offers a wide variety of local amenities including a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen, supermarket, restaurants, inns, doctors' and dentist surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities including spa, gym, golf courses and driving range. The historic market town of Hexham provides further professional, retail and recreational services including a hospital. Newcastle city centre which provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities is also within easy reach.

For schooling there are first and middle Schools in Corbridge, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Prep School is located just outside Corbridge and there are several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter Great Whittington is convenient for the Military Road and A69 which give excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west. Railway stations, located in Corbridge and Stocksfield, provide services to Newcastle and Carlisle where connecting main line rail services are available to major UK cities. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible and there is a regular bus service to both Newcastle and Hexham.

Approximate Mileages
Corbridge 5.3 miles | Hexham 8.0 miles | Newcastle International Airport 13.2 miles | Newcastle City Centre 17.9 miles

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Added on Rightmove:
09 February 2016


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