4 bedroom detached house for saleSlate House, Welton, Near Newton, Northumberland
Sold STC £395,000
- Grade II Listed House and Barn
- Full Residential Planning Permission
- Convenient Commuter Location
Accommodation in Brief
Hall | Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room | Drawing Room | Snug | Utility Room | Downstairs Bedroom with En-Suite | Master Bedroom with En-Suite | Two Further Bedrooms | Bathroom
Parking | Garden
Slate House is a Grade II Listed house that benefits from a detached barn to the rear. Planning permission and Listed building consent has been granted for the construction of a single-storey link to connect the house to the barn, together with the change of use of the barn and land to residential use (Appeal Ref: APP/P2935/Y/15/3130844 and Appeal Ref: APP/P2935/W/15/3130845).
This is an excellent opportunity to acquire and develop a traditional house and barn to create a spacious home that blends period and contemporary features. The property sits in an enviable location in a rural setting yet with easy commuting distance from various regional centres. The completed property will feature a generous open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with a combination of full height glazing and glazed bi-fold doors to the southerly elevation. A further sitting room will also have a wall of glazing and French doors to fully appreciate the southerly aspect. On the ground floor there will also be a contemporary glazed link, a snug, downstairs bedroom with en-suite facilities and a utility room. To the first floor there will be a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a bathroom.
The planning permission provides for a hardcore/gravel parking and turning area, with garden areas, paths and terraces to the front, side and rear of the property.
Welton is a small, ancient settlement which lies in a rural yet convenient Tyne Valley location just a short distance from the attractive conservation village of Newton and within easy commuting distance of Newcastle. The village is surrounded by beautiful Northumberland farmland and has the benefit of a village pub and community hall. Whittle Dene Reservoirs, three coarse fishing lakes, are located within half a mile and there are excellent local walks. The charming and historic village of Corbridge offers a wide variety of local amenities including a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen, a supermarket, restaurants, inns, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. The market town of Hexham provides further professional, retail and recreational services including a hospital, while Newcastle City Centre provides comprehensive cultural, recreational and shopping facilities.
There is a wide range of schooling locally including First and Middle Schools in Corbridge and a First School in Stamfordham, with senior schooling available in Hexham. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School, just a few miles away, provides private education from nursery up to 13 years. There are several private day schools in Newcastle with school transport offered from nearby Brocksbushes Farm Shop.
For the commuter, both the A69 and B6318 Military Road provide good access to Newcastle Airport and the City Centre, Carlisle and onward access to the A1 and M6. Railway stations in Corbridge and Stocksfield provide cross country services to Newcastle and Carlisle which connect to main line services to major UK cities.
Corbridge 5.4 miles | Hexham 8.9 miles | Newcastle International Airport 10.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 13.4 miles
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