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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Westfield Lane, Ryton, Tyne and Wear, NE40

Guide Price £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fabulous stone built detached period house located to the north western boundary of Ryton Village
  • Beautiful gardens and grounds extending to approximately 1 acre
  • Includes an all weather tennis court and stunning views over the adjacent Tyneside Golf Club

Full description

Believed to have been constructed in the mid 1800s, this fabulous stone built detached period house occupies a magnificent garden site of around one acre, located to the north western boundary of Ryton Village. The house represents one of the finest properties within its neighbourhood, it is a magnificent home in a beautiful setting.

Ravenswood is surrounded by tall mature trees which give great screening and privacy to the gardens and grounds. The grounds include an all weather tennis court and stunning views over the adjacent Tyneside Golf Club.

The most significant alteration to the house is a large extension added to the rear and side of the house. This accommodation creates a large and welcoming family home, with the benefit of four substantial reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room.

The house has its own cellar and lovely entrance hall and vestibule, from which access leads on to a family room and a drawing room, both with beautiful tall ceilings and fireplaces. The original dining room at the rear is now used as a study. The garden room is part of an extension to the house, it leads onto a cocktail bar, as well as its own turreted bay with lovely views. The kitchen/breakfast room is very well equipped with wood cabinets and built-in appliances; it enjoys views over the gardens and leads on to a separate storage pantry and to the double garage, with laundry room at the rear.
From the hall there is a cloakroom/wc.

To the first floor the rear extension provides a master bedroom suite, with five tall arched windows overlooking the adjacent valley, wardrobe storage and en-suite bathroom/wc.

There are three further double bedrooms at the front of the house, one with an en-suite shower room and two with access to the family bathroom/wc. The fifth bedroom is part of a separate annex and has its own independent access from the rear of the garage. It is a substantial room and has a small kitchen and shower room/wc.

The property has gas central heating and a number of the windows are double glazed in either wood or UPVC frames.

The viewing from the rear of the house gives a high level perspective overlooking Tyneside Golf Club, the gardens and all weather tennis court.

Ravenswood is a highly impressive detached stone built home in a great location, which is served well by the local amenities and facilities in Ryton, as well as road transport links connecting to the Metro Centre, Team Valley and Newcastle upon Tyne.

The property comprises:
Access is to the front of the house, with an impressive panelled door leading into:

With tiled flooring, tall ceiling with cornicing, alarm control panel and a panelled and glazed internal door through to:

With double panelled radiator, cornice detailing, and central heating thermostat controls.

From the reception hall two doors lead off to:

DRAWING ROOM (south & west facing)
18'7 x 15'4 (5.65m x 4.67m) measurements into chimney breast recess
This is a very elegant room which is beautifully decorated with high quality wallpaper covering up to picture rail height, with cornicing above and central ceiling rose. The room has a magnificent marble fireplace with coal burning effect gas fire set into an open grate with a marble hearth and oak fitted bookcases to either side of the chimney breast. Further features include lovely window views overlooking the gardens at the front and with glazed and panelled double doors onto the side lawned garden, telephone point, TV aerial point, infra red alarm sensor, dimmer switch lighting and two double panelled radiators (Agents Note: radiator covers are available on both of these if required to match the oak furniture).

FAMILY ROOM (front facing)
15'4 x 14'11 (4.67m x 4.54m) measurements into bay window from chimney breast recess
A fabulous room which has an attractive bay window overlooking the front approach to the house and the stunning rhododendrons. The room has architrave panelling to the walls, with contrasting wallpaper decoration and emulsion painting with cornicing, mahogany fireplace surround with tiled insert, coal burning effect gas fire and marble hearth, telephone point, TV aerial point and infra red alarm sensor.

From the rear of the hall a panelled and glazed door leads to a lobby which connects on in turn to:

Recently refurbished with two piece suite comprising close coupled wc, vanity wash hand basin with attractive granite style tops and large fitted mirror and spotlight above, useful storage cupboards, Expelair unit, spotlighting, metallic slate style flooring and heated chrome towel rail.

To the rear of the hall a door leads to:

STUDY/DINING ROOM (side facing)
14'7 x 14'0 (4.46m x 4.28m)
With two windows overlooking the front drive and access to the property, high ceilings with cornicing, plaster moulding and panelling to the walls with contrasting wallpaper decoration, infra red alarm sensor, wall lighting, double panelled radiator, TV aerial point and telephone point.

The last door from the rear of the hall opens through to the:

GARDEN ROOM (rear facing)
25'1 x 22'4 (7.66m x 6.82m)
A stunning room which has been part of a later addition to the property. It has a magnificent wall of glass with wood framed sealed unit double glazed units enjoying stunning views over the gardens and towards the adjacent golf course. Panelled and glazed double doors lead out onto a timber deck area. The room has two floor levels; the raised up oak flooring provides a living and sitting room with two double panelled radiators, spotlighting, TV aerial point, feature stone work to one wall and a lovely turreted bay which has five windows overlooking the gardens. Two steps lead down to the tiled dining and breakfasting area which has two double panelled radiators, feature stone work, spotlighting and infra red alarm sensor.

8'8 x 9'1 (2.65m x 2.78m)
With professionally fitted bar, stainless steel sink unit, hot and cold water supply, light oak fitted furniture with storage cupboards and shelving, refrigerator, spotlighting, single panelled radiator and infra red alarm sensor.

Returning to the sitting area an open archway with two steps leads down to:

KITCHEN & SNUG (rear facing)
30'9 x 13'1 (9.38m x 3.98m)
The snug area has a double panelled radiator, TV aerial point and spotlighting and opens through to the kitchen which is beautifully equipped with an extensive arrangement of light wood fronted base, wall and drawer cabinets with granite worktop surfaces. The kitchen incorporates two stainless steel sink units with mono bloc tap and filtered water tap. The centre of the kitchen has an octagonal breakfasting bar with excellent storage cupboards beneath. There is a contemporary wall mounted panelled radiator which complements the black granite worktops and tiling. Built-in appliances include a Sharp microwave oven, an Electrolux single oven, a Whirlpool American refrigerator/freezer with ice and water dispenser, a Bosch dishwasher and a large free standing Stoves cooking range with double oven, six gas hobs and extractor hood above. The kitchen incorporates corner carousel units with excellent storage, an oval shaped chopping block, under-unit spotlighting, plinth spotlighting, under-floor heating and lovely window views over the timber deck, gardens and golf course.

The kitchen leads on to a lobby with large walk-in pantry and hanging rail space for cloaks.

Returning to the main hall a door leads beneath the stairs to an enclosed staircase connecting to the cellars. The staircase accommodates the electric fuse box controls and leads down to:

10'9 x 14'4 (3.28m x 4.37m)
With fluorescent tube lighting, storage shelving to the chimney breast and Myson gas fired central heating boiler.
Returning to the reception hall, the elegant staircase with its mahogany handrail, newel post and painted wood spindles leads up to:

Which branches off to a passageway with Velux double glazed window, double panelled radiator and access to:

MASTER BEDROOM (rear facing)
19'5 x 16'7 (5.93m x 5.05m) excluding viewing turret
With magnificent bay featuring five arched double glazed windows set in wood frames, giving a stunning panoramic view to the north and west of the house overlooking the gardens, golf course and adjacent valley. The bedroom is very attractively decorated and has two doors leading off to his and hers walk-in wardrobes with fitted shelving and storage space. The room has two double panelled radiators, TV aerial point, telephone point, burglar alarm control panel and a doorway through to a lobby with ladies dressing area.

With white six piece suite comprising double shower cubicle with sliding glazed screen doors and good quality power shower with alternating spray shower head, bath with tiled surrounds, high level wc, bidet unit and his and hers vanity wash hand basins with storage cupboards and drawer units beneath, as well as large mirror and shaver socket above. The bathroom has wood flooring, double panelled radiator, Expelair unit and enjoys natural light from the large Velux window.

With study area, double panelled radiator, pleasant window views and access into the roof void.

BEDROOM TWO (south & west facing)
18'6 x 14'4 (5.64m x 4.38m)
With a range of fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards, lovely decoration, cornicing, wall lighting, double panelled radiator, TV aerial point and lovely views and aspect.

Refitted in recent times with shower cubicle with folding glazed screen doors and good quality power shower and spotlighting, close coupled wc, wall hung wash hand basin with mirrored medicine cabinet above, heated chrome towel rail and beautiful tiling to the walls and floor.

BEDROOM THREE (south & east facing)
9'9 x 14'7 (2.97m x 4.45m)
With fitted double and single wardrobes, dressing table, pleasant window views and aspect and double panelled radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR (side & rear)
14'0 x 14'7 (4.28 x 4.46m)
With stencil detailing to the walls, high quality wardrobe furniture with matching dressing table, wall lighting, TV aerial point and double panelled radiator.

Refurbished in recent times and includes a feature roll top bath with exposed claw feet, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and mirror above, high level wc with chrome connecting pipe, double steam shower, a Grohe power shower head, sliding glazed screen door and seats for two people, fabulous tiling to half wall height, chrome furniture, central heating radiator, spotlighting, Velux window and shaver socket.

BEDROOM FIVE (south & east facing)
20'3 x 18'0 (6.18m x 5.50m)
This room was part of an extension to the house in the year 2000 and is ideal for visiting relatives. It has two single panelled radiators, mahogany wood flooring, spotlighting, burglar alarm control panel, telephone point, TV aerial point and its own independent access stairs and entrance which leads from the rear of the building. A door leads off from this room to a small self contained kitchen with fitted base, wall and drawer units, light wood veneered worktops, single drainer sink unit, mahogany flooring, double panelled radiator, spotlighting, access into the roof void and recess for a refrigerator.

With white three piece suite comprising close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle with Mira shower unit and sliding glass screen door, attractive tiling, spotlighting to the ceiling, double panelled radiator, Expelair unit and shaver socket.

The gardens and grounds that surround Ravenswood extend to approximately one acre. The property has an impressive entrance, with stone pillars and double gates leading into the pebbled courtyard and drive, with parking for many cars. The boundaries to the house include maturing conifers and a rockery bed with flower and shrub borders. The front garden is set out with beautiful flower beds and roses, as well as there being a private fence enclosed lawned garden adjacent to the drawing room. From this area an archway in the beech hedge leads through to the western gardens. A pathway also links from the front of the house to the western lawned gardens, which are adjacent to the formal gardens and provide a large open recreation area. The exterior of the house is impressive, with beautiful lantern lighting, as well as halogen lights with infra red sensors. There are a number of tall trees surrounding the property, giving great screening and privacy.

To the rear of the house there is a fabulous timber deck and raised up terrace which enjoys a stunning view over the gardens and towards the golf course. The stone flagged terrace and patio is set beneath the timber deck area and paths lead from this location to the lawned fence enclosed gardens to the west, which have their own separate entrance. There is a separate detached garden store shed and good quality security lighting. The sloping lawned gardens to the west have conifer hedge boundaries and a number of tall mature trees which are a fabulous backdrop to the house. The western garden also has its own double gated access leading from the adjacent Westfield Lane. The all weather tennis court is set to the rear boundary of the property.

The lower garden area provides a flat lawn which is surrounded by beautiful flower and shrub borders which give great screening and privacy to the house. The property enjoys a number of private lawned gardens with further conifer hedges and open grassed areas which are adjacent to the golf club. The views from this part of the house are fabulous.

20'6 x 18'1 (6.24m x 5.51m)
With electrically operated up and over door, excellent storage space, alarm control panel, good lighting, power points and a dividing partition wall at the rear with access door to:

17'1 x 5'11 (5.20m x 1.81m)
Accommodating the Vaillant wall mounted gas fired combination boiler for domestic hot water and radiator central heating. It is well equipped with a range of fitted base and general store cupboards, with light wood worktop surfaces, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, spacing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, single panelled radiator, power points and fluorescent tube lighting.

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30 September 2016


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