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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Cobblers Cottage, Steel, Hexham, Northumberland

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Cottage
  • Attractive Garden
  • Popular Hexhamshire Location
  • Fishing Rights on Rowley Burn

Full description

Accommodation in Brief
Porch | Dining Hall | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Cloakroom/WC | Bedroom with En-Suite Shower | Two Further Bedrooms | Bathroom

Parking | Gardens

The Property
Cobblers Cottage is a characterful period property which sits amidst glorious rural Hexhamshire with Rowley Burn forming part of the boundary. The property retains an abundance of period features and benefits from fishing rights on Rowley Burn.

The half-glazed front door opens into an entrance porch that leads into the welcoming dining hall which has an inglenook fireplace with cast iron Jøtul wood-burning/multi-fuel stove. A door from the hall leads into the spacious, dual-aspect sitting room that also has a cast iron stove and benefits from windows to the front and bi-fold doors leading out to the paved terrace and garden. To the rear there is a well-proportioned kitchen/breakfast room, which offers flexible space for everyday living and entertaining, has a window to the rear offering open rural views and half-glazed French doors out to the terrace. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of oak units with granite work surfaces, double Belfast sink, two-oven oil-fired AGA, integrated two drawer dishwasher and an American-style fridge/freezer. Off the kitchen there is a useful downstairs WC.

The bedroom accommodation is located to the other side of the dining hall. There are two double bedrooms located to the rear which have views over open countryside. One of these bedrooms has an ornate cast iron fireplace and built-in cupboard. The third double bedroom enjoys views over the front garden and Rowley Burn and benefits from an en-suite with shower and wash hand basin. The bedrooms are served by a charming bathroom with freestanding ball and claw foot bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin, WC and airing cupboard. There is access to the loft via a drop-down ladder from the hallway which offers excellent storage; there are Velux windows and heating in the attic.

Externally
To the front of Cobblers Cottage there is a generous gravelled parking and turning area with space for several cars. There is an expanse of lawned garden that gently slopes down to the Rowley Burn which forms the southern boundary to the property. A path from the parking area leads to a decked terrace and summer house which offers an ideal area to sit and enjoy the picturesque setting. Steps from the parking area lead up to a generous flagstone terrace and the front door. The terrace continues round to the side of the property and provides outdoor entertaining areas. There is a further lawned area and small copse which provides privacy and shelter. To the rear of the cottage there is a decked area with hot tub, perfect for watching the sun set and enjoy the dark starry skies. The chicken coop/duck house is included.

Local Information
Hexhamshire is a peaceful, rural area situated south of Hexham and west of Slaley; it combines seclusion and privacy and all the attractions of rural life with the benefit of being just a few miles from the attractive market town of Hexham. The area is a haven for wildlife with owls, hares, deer, stoats and abundant bird life to enjoy. The beautiful surroundings include a network of local walks and other country pursuits, including golf courses and a racecourse. The nearby hamlet of Whitley Chapel has an active Village Hall and St Helen's Church serving the community. The Dipton Mill Inn is a traditional country pub offering local beers and homemade food, while Hexham offers a good range of local services including excellent comprehensive schooling, several supermarkets and a good range of shopping facilities including a regular Farmer's market, professional services and a leisure/sports centre, independent cinema, theatre and hospital. The charming village of Corbridge also 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. Nearby Matfen Hall, Slaley Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. Newcastle city centre is within easy reach and provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling there is a First School in Whitley Chapel, while senior schooling is available in Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Preparatory School is just a few miles away and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years. There are several private day schools in Newcastle with transport available from Brocksbushes Farm Shop.

For the commuter the A69 is a short drive away and provides easy access to Newcastle International Airport and City Centre, Carlisle and onward access to the A1 and M6. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross country services to both Newcastle and Carlisle, which in turn link to main line services to major UK cities north and south.

Approximate Mileages
Hexham 4.6 miles | Corbridge 6.5 miles | Newcastle International Airport 23.4 miles | Newcastle City Centre 25.9 miles

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Added on Rightmove:
21 June 2016

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