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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Cottage, Farnley, Corbridge, Northumberland

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Property
  • Renovated and Extended
  • Semi-Rural Setting
  • Open Rural Views

Full description

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

Garage | Garden

The Property
The Cottage is an attractive semi-detached property which has been extensively renovated and extended to provide bright and spacious contemporary accommodation with high-quality fixtures and fittings. The property sits in a convenient, semi-rural location on the outskirts of the sought-after Tyne Valley village of Corbridge. The location offers excellent access to both the surrounding countryside and all the amenities of the village.

Internally, the property offers generous living space ideal for modern-day living. Glazed double doors with glazing to either side, all set in an arched opening, lead into a bright front porch. A door with original stained glass opens into the entrance hall. Off the hall there is a spacious drawing room with window to the front, cast iron AGA multi-fuel stove and oak flooring which continues into the fabulous kitchen/dining room which spans the rear of the house and is accessed from both the hall and double doors from the drawing room. The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of taupe units with complimentary granite work surfaces and includes a large island unit with breakfast bar, double Belfast sink, two-oven gas-fired AGA, separate gas hob and integrated fridge and freezer. This stunning room offers ample space for a large table and chairs as well as a sitting area and benefits from sliding doors out to the garden. Off the hall there is a useful utility room fitted with a good range of units, single sink and drainer and plumbed for a washing machine. A downstairs cloakroom/WC completes the ground floor accommodation.

Stairs from the hall lead up to a characterful first floor landing where there are five bedrooms, one with en-suite, and a bathroom. The stunning master bedroom offers a bright a spacious retreat enjoying elevated views over the rear garden and open countryside beyond. This bedroom benefits from a well-fitted contemporary shower room fitted with shower, wash hand basin and WC complimented by oak flooring and attractive tiling. There are three further double bedrooms, one with views to the rear and two located to the front of the house with far-reaching views over the Tyne Valley. An additional single bedroom, also located to the front of the house could be used as a study if required. These bedrooms are served by a magnificent bathroom with a freestanding, double-ended ball and claw foot bath, separate walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC.

Externally, to the front of the property there is a gravelled driveway with parking for several cars and mature boundary hedging. There is an attached single garage with up-and-over door that benefits from light and power.

A gravelled path to the side of the house leads to the enclosed south-facing mature garden with views over open countryside. A paved terrace adjacent to the house and accessed from the kitchen/dining room offers an ideal outdoor entertaining area or just to sit and enjoy the tranquil setting and take in the views. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with border planting together with a variety of mature shrubs and trees. A gravel and paved path leads to the rear of the garden where there is a greenhouse, shed, vegetable garden and small orchard.

Local Information
Corbridge is a popular, charming and historic village that sits on the River Tyne in the heart of the scenic Tyne Valley. The village offers a full range of day-to-day amenities with a wide variety of shops, restaurants, inns, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Slaley Hall, Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. The nearby market town of Hexham offers more comprehensive services with large supermarkets, a further range of shops and professional services together with a leisure centre, cinema, theatre and hospital.

For schooling there is a First School and a Middle School in Corbridge, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Preparatory School is situated just outside Corbridge and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years and there are several private day schools in Newcastle with school transport offered from Brocksbushes Farm Shop.

For the commuter Corbridge is convenient for the A69 which gives excellent access to Newcastle in the east and Carlisle in the west, and onward access to the A1 and M6. There is a railway station on the edge of the village which provides cross country services to Newcastle and Carlisle where connecting main line rail services are available to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also very accessible. There is a regular bus service to Newcastle, Metro Centre, Corbridge and Hexham which stops close by.

Approximate Mileages
Corbridge 0.9 miles | Hexham 3.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 16.7 miles | Newcastle City Centre 19.1 miles

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Added on Rightmove:
26 August 2016

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