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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Beeches, 57 Apperley Road, Stocksfield, Northumberland

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period House
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • Mature Private Garden
  • Sought-After Painshawfield Estate Location

Full description

Accommodation in Brief
Hall | Sitting Room | Living Room | Snug | Kitchen/Dining Room | Utility Room | Cloakroom/WC | Master Bedroom with En-Suite | Four Further Bedrooms | Bathroom

Double Garage | Garden

The Property
The Beeches is a charming period property that offers bright and flexible accommodation and is set in mature gardens on the popular Painshawfield Estate. The property retains an abundance of period charm and has been extended to provide a stunning kitchen/dining room which is ideal for modern-day living.

The front door opens into a bright entrance porch that leads into the hall which gives access to the principal reception rooms. The sitting room has a square bay window to the front elevation, an open fireplace with wooden mantel and arched cast iron insert and retains the original stripped floor boards. To the other side of the hall there is a dual-aspect living room which also has a picture window overlooking the front garden and glazed French doors to the rear terrace and garden. A further door from the hall opens into the everyday snug which has a multi-fuel stove set on a brick hearth and a fitted cupboard with shelves above in one alcove and shelves to the other alcove. A step leads up to the stunning dual-aspect kitchen/dining room which has two large glazed lanterns with glazed bi-fold doors together with glazed French doors out to the rear garden. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of contemporary units and large island with wood work surfaces, 1 bowl sink and drainer, gas hob, single oven, integrated microwave and is plumbed for a dishwasher. Off the kitchen there is a useful utility room which is fitted with a range of units, round sink, is plumbed for a washing machine and has a door out to the rear garden. A cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, completes the ground floor accommodation.

Stairs from the hall lead up to the first floor landing and continue to the second floor. The master bedroom enjoys elevated views over the front garden, has a large fitted storage cupboard and benefits from an en-suite with shower, wash hand basin and WC. There are four further bedrooms spread over the first and second floors, two with a front aspect and two with windows overlooking the rear garden. These bedrooms are served by a bathroom on the first floor fitted with a double-ended bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC.

The Beeches, which is set back from the road, is approached through ornate wrought iron gates that open to a gravelled drive and parking area with ample space for a number of cars. The attached double garage has a remote roller door, benefits from light and power and has double doors to the rear giving access to the garden.

The house has a substantial, mature garden with a combination of boundary fencing and hedging that provides privacy and seclusion. To the front there is a lawned area to one side of the drive and parking area with mature shrubs and trees. A side gate leads to the rear garden where there is a spacious paved terrace which wraps around the rear of the house and is accessed from both the kitchen/dining room and the living room. The paved terrace and an additional decked area, with children's play house, are positioned to offer areas to enjoy the tranquil setting and the sun at various times of the day. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with border planting including a variety of established shrubs and mature trees that offer privacy and shelter. There is a further woodland garden beyond the formal garden which runs down to the Click-em-in Dene, a small burn which flows into the River Tyne.

Local Information
Stocksfield is a popular, attractive Tyne Valley commuter village situated on the south bank of the River Tyne. The village offers local amenities including a range of shops, doctors' surgery, garage, post office and sports facilities including a golf course and tennis club. The Painshawfield Estate has been reported to be one of the most attractive housing estates in the North East of England. The village provides an excellent alternative to city life, giving an opportunity to enjoy the rural situation with good accessibility to city and business centres. For the outdoor enthusiast the beautiful surrounding Northumberland countryside offers stunning views and excellent walks. Nearby 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 Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities including spa, gym, golf courses and driving range. The market town of Hexham provides further professional, retail and recreational services including a hospital while Newcastle city centre provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling there is a primary school in the village, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham and Prudhoe. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School just outside Corbridge provides private education from nursery up to 13 years, and there are several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter there are excellent road links east and west to Newcastle and Carlisle, with onward access to the A1 and M6 respectively. The rail station in Stocksfield provides regular cross country services, which in turn link to other main line services to major UK cities. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible.

Approximate Mileages
Stocksfield Station 1.4 miles | Corbridge 6.6 miles | Hexham 9.2 miles | Newcastle City Centre 14.0 miles | Newcastle International Airport 17.1 miles

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05 July 2016

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