4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cragside Riding Stables NE47

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive residential farm
  • Excellent and well established riding stable business
  • Set in around 38 acres (15.38 ha) of grassland and woodland
  • 4 Bedroom detached house
  • 3 bed timber lodge with open views
  • 12 Stables
  • Good potential for growth

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive residential farm with an excellent and well established riding stable business as a going concern and set in around 38 acres (15.38 ha) of grassland and woodland. The holding is in a quiet rural area with much wildlife and ample scope for off road riding yet conveniently situated for local towns on the A69 between the cities and Carlisle and Newcastle. There is a pleasant 4 bedroom detached house in an idyllic woodland setting with an economic biomass boiler and an efficient 3 bed timber lodge with open views, a riding arena, ample parking, 12 stables, wc, office and tack room facilities. There is good potential for further growth of the business and potential for livery. For Sale As a Going Concern. EPC = C & F


LOCATION
This is a very pleasant and attractive rural location in a partially wooded valley near to the village of Westwood and Bardon Mill yet readily accessible to the A69 for local towns to include Haydon Bridge, Haltwhistle, Hexham and Brampton plus Carlisle and the City of Newcastle or north to Hadrians Wall and the Scottish border. There are excellent opportunities for off road riding on the holding or generally in the region.

DIRECTIONS
For directions from the A69 at Bardon Mill which is situated between Haydon Bridge and Haltwhistle take, the turning signposted to Once Brewed and Westwood. Take the first turning on your left and the entrance to Cragside Riding Stables will be seen on your right. For sat nav purposes use NE47 7JS which is different from actual postcode.

POST CODE
NE47 7JR.

TENURE
Believed to be freehold but to be confirmed by solicitors.

SOLICITORS
Nicholson Portnell, Priestpopple House, Priestpopple, Hexham NE46 1PL. Tel: 01434 603656.

POSSESSION
Vacant possession will be given upon completion of the sale.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF. Tel: (0345 6006400)

COUNCIL TAX/RATES
Following enquiry to the Valuation Office website, we understand the dwelling is in council tax band B and the Cragside Riding Stables have a rateable value of 6,500. The Lodge is to be confirmed.

SERVICES
Low Fogrigg has mains electricity and water and a private sewerage tank. There is bottle LPG for the kitchen hob and a cast iron multi fuel stove in the living room. Windows are a mixture of timber double glazed to include double glazed sash windows plus two single glazed timber windows. Heating is from a modern state of the art Biomass boiler to radiators throughout the principal accommodation and further details can be provided on viewing, to include the feed-in tariff of around 4,000 per annum which runs for a period of 10 years from December 2013.

The lodge has mains water and electricity with a private sewerage tank and double glazed windows. There is an oil fired central heating system to radiators throughout the principal accommodation.

The riding stables buildings have mains water and electricity and a private sewerage connection.

PLANNING
All enquiries regarding planning consent should be addressed to the local planning authority. We understand planning consent is in place to construct an external boiler house at Low Fogrigg which would then allow the existing boiler and laundry room to be converted back to a fourth bedroom. We understand the lodge at Cragside Riding Stables is tied to the riding stables under the planning consent.

MATTERS OF TITLE & OTHER DETAIL
The property is to be sold subject to any existing reservations, covenants, right of way, easements, right of access and wayleaves etc, whether public or private and whether constituted in the title deeds or not.

Please note that;

a) The property has the benefit of a right of way with or without vehicles over the access road shown blue on the Sale Plan.

b) We understand a neighbour has a right of way along the western boundary of the Cragside Riding Stables block of land although this has not been used by the neighbour.

c) We understand there is a public footpath which follows the access road through the property and through the woodland on the eastern side of the river which can be seen on the Location Plan and more detail can be provided on viewing.

d) We understand the land to the north of Low Fogrigg lies in a World Heritage Site Buffer Zone due to its proximity to Hadrians Wall and Vindolanda Roman Fort.

e) We understand ownership of this property allows the owner the benefit of common grazing as a small number of common land stints are included with this property.



RPA/BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
No entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are included in the sale and no claim has been made in recent years. We understand the land is classified by the RPA as being Severely Disadvantaged Less Favoured Area.

THE BUSINESS
The business has been operating in the area for over twenty years and during that time has earned an excellent reputation with extensive and loyal customers. This is a profitable and well run business with a good reputation which is trading on limited hours at the present time and there is therefore potential for increased activity. The business provides individual and group lessons, with good facilities and ample opportunity available for off road riding available. The owners also provide horse psychology services and there is further potential for livery if desired. The vendors are slowing down due to impending partial retirement and accounts will be available to inspect for interested parties after viewing. An excellent opportunity with good potential for growth and development.

Fixtures and fittings are included in the sale together with a list of loose items, for which a pdf can be emailed to interested parties on request. The ponies, quad bike and tractor are excluded from the sale but these maybe partially included subject to further negotiation. The Licence for the business with Northumberland County Council will be handed on to the buyers to allow them to trade until they are able to establish their own licence.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agents on (01228) 792299.


ACCOMMODATION
LOW FOGRIGG

Low Fogrigg has been greatly extended and improved and provides a most
attractive dwelling to include much exposed stone, timber joinery, solid oak and slate floors, part beam ceilings and all fitted carpets are included in the sale and are less than two years old.

The accommodation briefly comprises; Front door to;

Garden Room
4.25m x 2.34m with a view to the garden, burn and wooded valley and door to the garden patio.


Kitchen/Dining Room
4.5m x 2.26 approx having a smart bespoke pine fitted kitchen comprising wall and base units to include integrated Bosch fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There is a Baumatic electric oven with a four ring LPG hob and hood over, stainless steel sink and granite work surface. The floor is slate with ample room for a dining table and chairs and an opening to:

Living Room
4.5m x 4.71m An attractive room having a cast iron multi fuel stove set in an original stone fireplace, window shutters and staircase to the first floor.


Inner Hall
5.14m x 1.57m with feature fireplace (non functioning)


Bedroom
3.32m x 2.75m with a fitted wardrobe and door to the front patio and used as a study by the vendors.

Bathroom
1.71m x 2.74m having a white three piece bathroom suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash and W.C.

Bedroom
2.67m x 4.44m max.

Utility Porch
2.42m x 1.63m with door to the rear, plumbing for washing machine, work surface, base cupboard units and tiled floor.

Boiler House
Comprising a modern state of the art Biomass boiler system with external access.

First Floor
A landing with access to;

Bedroom
4.59m x 3.68m with fitted wardrobe, window seat and excellent view to the front.


Bedroom
4.55m x 2.55m with window seat, feature fireplace (non functioning) and built-in store cupboard.


Outside

Car Port
4.6m x 7m with parking.

Timber Workshop & Store
4.8m x 2.2m with workbench.

2 Open Fronted Wood Stores
2.38m x 3.3m and 2.38m x 3m approx.

Attractive and private gardens with banks leading down to a burn.

CRAGSIDE RIDING STABLES LODGE

This excellent Finnish built lodge is around six years old and provides a good sized additional dwelling for possible letting or stables manager with comfortable accommodation and excellent open views over the South Tyne Valley from the living room and surrounding decking.

The double glazed accommodation briefly comprises;

Entrance/Utility Area
2.71m x 2.15m with plumbing for washing machine.

Living Room/Dining Room
4.53m x 5.64m max having excellent views over the valley and sliding doors to the decking.


Kitchen
2.89m x 2.77m having fitted wall and base kitchen units, a stainless steel single drainer sink, oven with hood and integrated fridge.

Inner Hall

Bedroom
2.85m x 2.69m


Bedroom
3.97m x 2.75m

Bedroom
2.78m x 2.76m plus en-suite shower room 1.68m x 1.61m.

Bathroom
1.62m x 2.29m with vanity unit, W.C., pedestal wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Outside
To the outside there is an excellent deck to take advantage of the open view over the South Tyne valley, ample parking, garden plus glasshouse and two timber garden sheds.


CRAGSIDE RIDING STABLES

Principal Building
18.4m x 10m an excellent multipurpose space which is subdivided internally to include separate W.C., office, tack room and 3 American style stables. There is a concrete floor, room for hay and feed storage and electric light and sockets.


Stable Block
Providing 9 stables in a "U" shape and having a paved frontage, water supply and electric lights.

Arena
25m x 40m approx using equestrian sand and a rubber chip cover with further details available on viewing.

Land & Woodland
The holding as a whole extends to around 38 acres (15.38 hectares) of which over 20 acres is grazing and mowing land and the remaining areas predominantly woodland to include a river known as Chainley Burn. There are some further rough areas which could be converted to grazing if required. The land Around Cragside Riding Stables provides good grazing with mowing potential which are well fenced. The central section has some hill and rough grazing plus permanent pasture fields to the north of Low Fogrigg. There are some old mine workings and a disused building on the holding which can be explained on viewing. The access road to the stables comes off a quiet publically maintained highway and is tarmac surfaced to a stone surfaced parking area around the stables. The road continues to Low Fogrigg which is a stone surfaced road and undulating with a small ford.


EPC
A summary of the Energy Performance Certificate is set out below and full details are available by email on request or can be downloaded from our websites.
,A most attractive residential farm with an excellent and well established riding stable business as a going concern and set in around 38 acres (15.38 ha) of grassland and woodland. The holding is in a quiet rural area with much wildlife and ample scope for off road riding yet conveniently situated for local towns on the A69 between the cities and Carlisle and Newcastle. There is a pleasant 3 bedroom detached house in an idyllic woodland setting with an efficient biomass boiler and an efficient 3 bed timber lodge with open views, a riding arena, ample parking, 12 stables, wc, office and tack room facilities. There is good potential for further growth of the business and potential for livery. For Sale As a Going Concern. EPC = C & F


LOCATION
This is a very pleasant and attractive rural location in a partially wooded valley near to the village of Westwood and Bardon Mill yet readily accessible to the A69 for local towns to include Haydon Bridge, Haltwhistle, Hexham and Brampton plus Carlisle and the City of Newcastle or north to Hadrians Wall and the Scottish border. There are excellent opportunities for off road riding on the holding or generally in the region.

DIRECTIONS
For directions from the A69 at Bardon Mill which is situated between Haydon Bridge and Haltwhistle take, the turning signposted to Once Brewed and Westwood. Take the first turning on your left and the entrance to Cragside Riding Stables will be seen on your right. For sat nav purposes use NE47 7JS which is different from actual postcode.

POST CODE
NE47 7JR.

TENURE
Believed to be freehold but to be confirmed by solicitors.

SOLICITORS
Nicholson Portnell, Priestpopple House, Priestpopple, Hexham NE46 1PL. Tel: 01434 603656.

POSSESSION
Vacant possession will be given upon completion of the sale.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF. Tel: (0345 6006400)

COUNCIL TAX/RATES
Following enquiry to the Valuation Office website, we understand the dwelling is in council tax band B and the Cragside Riding Stables have a rateable value of 6,500. The Lodge is to be confirmed.

SERVICES
Low Fogrigg has mains electricity and water and a private sewerage tank. There is bottle LPG for the kitchen hob and a cast iron multi fuel stove in the living room. Windows are a mixture of timber double glazed to include double glazed sash windows plus two single glazed timber windows. Heating is from a modern state of the art Biomass boiler to radiators throughout the principal accommodation and further details can be provided on viewing, to include the feed-in tariff of around 4,000 per annum which runs for a period of 10 years from December 2013.

The lodge has mains water and electricity with a private sewerage tank and double glazed windows. There is an oil fired central heating system to radiators throughout the principal accommodation.

The riding stables buildings have mains water and electricity and a private sewerage connection.

PLANNING
All enquiries regarding planning consent should be addressed to the local planning authority. We understand planning consent is in place to construct an external boiler house at Low Fogrigg which would then allow the existing boiler and laundry room to be converted back to a fourth bedroom. We understand the lodge at Cragside Riding Stables is tied to the riding stables under the planning consent.

MATTERS OF TITLE & OTHER DETAIL
The property is to be sold subject to any existing reservations, covenants, right of way, easements, right of access and wayleaves etc, whether public or private and whether constituted in the title deeds or not.

Please note that;

a) The property has the benefit of a right of way with or without vehicles over the access road shown blue on the Sale Plan.

b) We understand a neighbour has a right of way along the western boundary of the Cragside Riding Stables block of land although this has not been used by the neighbour.

c) We understand there is a public footpath which follows the access road through the property which can be seen on the Location Plan and more detail can be provided on viewing.

d) We understand the land to the north of Low Fogrigg lies in a World Heritage Site Buffer Zone due to its proximity to Hadrians Wall and Vindolanda Roman Fort.

e) We understand ownership of this property allows the owner the benefit of common grazing as a small number of common land stints are included with this property.



RPA/BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
No entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are included in the sale and no claim has been made in recent years. We understand the land is classified by the RPA as being Severely Disadvantaged Less Favoured Area.

THE BUSINESS
The business has been operating in the area for over twenty years and during that time has earned an excellent reputation with extensive and loyal customers. This is a profitable and well run business with a good reputation which is trading on limited hours at the present time and there is therefore potential for increased activity. The business provides individual and group lessons, with good facilities and ample opportunity available for off road riding available. The owners also provide horse psychology services and there is further potential for livery if desired. The vendors are slowing down due to impending partial retirement and accounts will be available to inspect for interested parties after viewing. An excellent opportunity with good potential for growth and development.

Fixtures and fittings are included in the sale together with a list of loose items, for which a pdf can be emailed to interested parties on request. The ponies, quad bike and tractor are excluded from the sale but these maybe partially included subject to further negotiation. The Licence for the business with Northumberland County Council will be handed on to the buyers to allow them to trade until they are able to establish their own licence.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agents on (01228) 792299.


ACCOMMODATION
LOW FOGRIGG

Low Fogrigg has been greatly extended and improved and provides a most
attractive dwelling to include much exposed stone, timber joinery, solid oak and slate floors, part beam ceilings and all fitted carpets are included in the sale and are less than two years old.

The accommodation briefly comprises; Front door to;

Garden Room
4.25m x 2.34m with a view to the garden, burn and wooded valley and door to the garden patio.


Kitchen/Dining Room
4.5m x 2.26 approx having a smart bespoke pine fitted kitchen comprising wall and base units to include integrated Bosch fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There is a Baumatic electric oven with a four ring LPG hob and hood over, stainless steel sink and granite work surface. The floor is slate with ample room for a dining table and chairs and an opening to:

Living Room
4.5m x 4.71m An attractive room having a cast iron multi fuel stove set in an original stone fireplace, window shutters and staircase to the first floor.


Inner Hall
5.14m x 1.57m with feature fireplace (non functioning)


Bedroom
3.32m x 2.75m with a fitted wardrobe and door to the front patio and used as a study by the vendors.

Bathroom
1.71m x 2.74m having a white three piece bathroom suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash and W.C.


Boiler/Laundry Room
2.67m x 4.44m comprising a modern state of the art Biomass boiler system and providing an excellent drying room but as there is planning consent for construction of a new boiler room, this room would revert to a fourth bedroom on completion of the works.

Utility Porch
2.42m x 1.63m with door to the rear, plumbing for washing machine, work surface, base cupboard units and tiled floor.

First Floor
A landing with access to;

Bedroom
4.59m x 3.68m with fitted wardrobe, window seat and excellent view to the front.


Bedroom
4.55m x 2.55m with window seat, feature fireplace (non functioning) and built-in store cupboard.


Outside

Car Port
4.6m x 7m with parking.

Timber Workshop & Store
4.8m x 2.2m with workbench.

2 Open Fronted Wood Stores
2.38m x 3.3m and 2.38m x 3m approx.

Attractive and private gardens with banks leading down to a burn.

CRAGSIDE RIDING STABLES LODGE

This excellent Finnish built lodge is around six years old and provides a good sized additional dwelling for possible letting or stables manager with comfortable accommodation and excellent open views over the South Tyne Valley from the living room and surrounding decking.

The double glazed accommodation briefly comprises;

Entrance/Utility Area
2.71m x 2.15m with plumbing for washing machine.

Living Room/Dining Room
4.53m x 5.64m max having excellent views over the valley and sliding doors to the decking.


Kitchen
2.89m x 2.77m having fitted wall and base kitchen units, a stainless steel single drainer sink, oven with hood and integrated fridge.

Inner Hall

Bedroom
2.85m x 2.69m


Bedroom
3.97m x 2.75m

Bedroom
2.78m x 2.76m plus en-suite shower room 1.68m x 1.61m.

Bathroom
1.62m x 2.29m with vanity unit, W.C., pedestal wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Outside
To the outside there is an excellent deck to take advantage of the open view over the South Tyne valley, ample parking, garden plus glasshouse and two timber garden sheds.


CRAGSIDE RIDING STABLES

Principal Building
18.4m x 10m an excellent multipurpose space which is subdivided internally to include separate W.C., office, tack room and 3 American style stables. There is a concrete floor, room for hay and feed storage and electric light and sockets.


Stable Block
Providing 9 stables in a "U" shape and having a paved frontage, water supply and electric lights.

Arena
25m x 40m approx using equestrian sand and a rubber chip cover with further details available on viewing.

Land & Woodland
The holding as a whole extends to around 38 acres (15.38 hectares) of which over 20 acres is grazing and mowing land and the remaining areas predominantly woodland to include a river known as Chainley Burn. There are some further rough areas which could be converted to grazing if required. The land Around Cragside Riding Stables provides good grazing with mowing potential which are well fenced. The central section has some hill and rough grazing plus permanent pasture fields to the north of Low Fogrigg. There are some old mine workings and disused buildings around the holding which can be explained on viewing. The access road to the stables comes off a quiet publically maintained highway and is tarmac surfaced to a stone surfaced parking area around the stables. The road continues to Low Fogrigg which is a stone surfaced road and undulating with a small ford.


EPC
A summary of the Energy Performance Certificate is set out below and full details are available by email on request or can be downloaded from our websites.


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  • Bardon Mill (1.0 mi)
  • Haltwhistle (4.3 mi)
  • Haydon Bridge (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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