Follgate House, 36 Apperley Road, Stocksfield, Northumberland
- Immaculately Presented
- Contemporary High Quality Finish
- Four Bedrooms
- One Acre of Gardens & Grounds in All
- South West Facing Rear Garden
- Popular Painshawfield Estate Location
Reception Hallway | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Open Plan Kitchen/Dining & Family Room | Garden Room | Utility Room | Downstairs Cloakroom | Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room & Dressing Room| Guest Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Bathroom
Two Double Garages | Parking | Gardens | Sun Terrace
Follgate House has been thoughtfully re-configured and renovated and is immaculately presented to an exacting standard. Using beautiful soft colour palletes and contemporary themes throughout it offers bright and well-proportioned four bedroom accommodation with high quality sash windows and an extensive and private rear garden facing south west to gain the maximum benefit of the sunlight. In all the property extends to around one acre.
The front door leads into the welcoming reception hallway, with beautiful porcelain tiling to the floor and views of the rear garden through the French doors to the rear. The principal rooms are off the hallway and there is a staircase to the upper floor, access to the garages and useful downstairs cloakroom.
The real heart of the property is the spectacular open plan kitchen, dining and family room which spans the depth of the house and provides a fabulous everyday entertaining space. The kitchen offers triple aspect, vaulted ceiling, Velux windows which flood the room with natural light with French doors to the rear. A bespoke range of wall and floor units are offered with complementary Silestone work surfaces, under-mounted twin Belfast sink with Insinkerator waste disposal unit and a central island. Quality Fisher and Paykel integral appliances include full size wine coolers for both red and white wine, USA style fridge freezer and a dishwasher. A two oven gas AGA and electric AGA with gas hob companion are set within an impressive inglenook with wooden mantle over, and a slide pocket door leads to the useful utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine, offers further storage and access door to the front of the property. The dining area is bright and spacious and ideal for more formal dining and entertaining with café style lighting above which then lends a natural flow through to the relaxing and cosy sitting room to the front elevation which can also be accessed from the hallway.
The drawing room is off the reception hallway and is a welcoming room of good proportions and benefits from views over the rear garden, this in turn leads to the garden room; currently used as a home office, this room could lend itself to a number of uses and benefits from French doors to the sun terrace and garden.
From the reception hallway the staircase leads to the bright and spacious half landing which is bathed in natural light from a picture window and offers access to the upstairs accommodation.
The master bedroom is luxuriously appointed and benefits from a dual aspect to the front and rear, a walk-in dressing room with hanging rails, shelving and dressing table and a superb en-suite shower room comprising a walk-in rain forest shower, attractive marble tiling to the walls and floor, twin porcelain wash hand basins, heated towel rail and WC. The bedroom area is further complemented by a contemporary freestanding roll-top bath. Three further bedrooms are offered, one a guest room with en-suite shower room whilst the other two bedrooms are served by the family bathroom. This completes the accommodation.
Follgate House is approached via a tarmacadam driveway which leads to a parking area for several cars at the front of the property and low maintenance garden, bordered with beech hedge. The two double garages have remote-controlled roller shutter doors and also benefit from power and light and one has storage to the apex via a flight of steps.
The generous rear garden is south west facing to capture the best of the sunlight at all times. The garden is beautifully manicured, mainly laid to lawn for low maintenance with hedged boundaries adding to the privacy. An expansive sandstone sun terrace and barbeque area runs the length of the property with a tempered glass balustrade and provides the ideal setting for alfresco entertaining along with easy access to the house. Steps lead to the gardens with a further private patio under the shade of a weeping willow tree, an ideal place to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
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 access to city and business centres. For the outdoor enthusiast, the beautiful surrounding Northumberland countryside offers stunning views and excellent walks. Nearby Corbridge has a wide variety of local amenities including a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen, supermarket, restaurants, inns, doctor 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 available in Prudhoe and Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Preparatory School 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.
Stocksfield Station 1.2 miles | Corbridge 6.6 miles | Hexham 8.9 miles | Newcastle International Airport 14.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 13.8 miles
Energy Performance CertificatesEPC 1
Follgate House, 36 Apperley Road, Stocksfield, Northumberland
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Stocksfield Station0.9 miles
- Prudhoe Station2.4 miles
- Riding Mill Station3.0 miles
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