This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

5 bedroom detached house for sale

North Road, Northumberland


Property Description

Full description


A small private holding near Hadrians Wall on the border of Northumbria National Park. The site comprises a substantial 5 bedroom Victorian farmhouse; three bedroom cottage; one bedroom holiday cottage; self contained swimming pool building; garaging; and outbuildings. Grounds include formal gardens, a courtyard, paddock and woodland. All in approximately (however should not be relied on) 10 acres, with a variety of recently expired developmental permissions.


Glendale stands in an elevated position in surrounding gardens and woods overlooking
the valley towards Ramshaw Fell and Plenmeller Common. Glendale is set in approximately ½ an acre of lawn, includes a number of productive fruit trees and is sheltered by mature trees and woodland. The site is accessed along a tree lined drive to an open courtyard with the buildings, patio, double garage, a large barn situated around it. Within the wood is a self-contained log-cabin with picnic area and childrens activity area.

In addition, there have been a number of development opportunities within the site, including permissions to extend the holiday cottages; to develop the barn building into to two storey residential accommodation; to extend the pool building; for two commercial barn/livery buildings, and for seven detached wooden family lodges in the wood, along with a range of additional leisure installations.

Accommodation: - The Main House retains a wealth of period features and includes five bedrooms, four bathrooms, three reception rooms, an open dining room and conservatory, family kitchen and laundry/utility room. The main house has been variously refurbished over the last few years including new glazing.

The Reception Hall - The Reception Hall (4.77m x 2.96m) with parquet flooring and delft rack, provides access to the generous open plan reception area at the heart of the house incorporating a recently fitted kitchen at one end, a dining conservatory to the other end, and a sitting area with fireplace in the middle.

Bathroom - A Bathroom (2.86m x 2.39m) with frosted sash window and a period style three piece bathroom suite is also accessed from the front reception hall as is the sitting room.

Sitting Room - The Sitting Room (6.91m x 4.38m) has an elegant marble feature fireplace , South facing French style doors to the lawn, windows to the west, cornicing to the ceiling and a continuation of the parquet flooring.

Inner Hallway & Drawing Room - The inner hallway has generous built in storage, access to the cellar and access to a generous Drawing Room. The Drawing Room (7.44m x 4.49m) has a feature fireplace in oak, sash windows, a fitted library display unit and remote operated led lighting.

The south-west area of the main house incorporates an impressive open area incorporating a kitchen and family / reception space, leading to a dining sun-room. The sitting area has a feature fireplace, wood flooring and period style columnar radiators.

Kitchen - The Kitchen / Family area (5.61m x 3.48m + 3.61m x 3.33m) has been recently reconfigured and renewed, to provide a well equipped country style family kitchen with a range of high gloss white kitchen units, oak butchers block work-surfaces, one and a quarter integral sink unit with mono-block mixer tap over, recessed Kensington range style triple oven with seven plate ceramic hob, two integrated refrigerators, integral freezer, two dishwashers, halogen downlighters, and pull-out larder style pantry cupboards. A central island/breakfast bar incorporates a microwave and further storage. This room runs into the family room and conservatory.

Sunroom / Dining Conservatory - The Sunroom / Dining Conservatory (6.68m x 4.2m) has black slate walls with a fitted dresser and concealed radiators in the window seating and enjoys stunning views over the open countryside.

Study - Also located in the south west area of the house is an impressively fitted Study (3.45m x 3.43m widening to 4.27m) , with a southerly sash window, feature lighting, fitted display and storage furniture by Davison & Wood, log burning Aga stove with slate hearth, and fully fitted safe.

Utility Room - Behind the Study is the Utility Room (3.67m x 3.79m), accessed from the rear entrance lobby. This room has a tiled floor, fitted wall and base cabinets, double sink unit, integral storage and plumbing for laundry appliances.

Rear Lobby - The Rear Lobby has an exit to the courtyard and other buildings along with an understairs cupboard, and access to the staircase.

Master Bedroom, Dressing Room & En Suite - On the first floor there is a generous landing with access to loft storage and a window to the half-landing. The Master Bedroom Suite (7.64m x 4.32m) is an impressive, generous room with westerly windows and a range of quality fitted furniture. The separate Dressing Room (3.44m x 2.58m) has a westerly window and a range of clothes storage fittings. The En Suite (2.92m x 3.14m) bathroom located along the lobby is fitted with a contemporary white five piece suite with separate shower area, integral bath and a westerly facing window.

Guest Bedroom - At the other end of the lobby, an attractive Guest Bedroom ( 4.49m x 4.12m excluding entrance) enjoys impressive southerly rural views and a dual aspect, and has an En-Suite (2.63m x 2.07m) with a three piece period style bathroom suite and a westerly sash window.

Bedroom Three - Bedroom Three (4.41m x 3.93m) is also southerly facing with country views and is an attractive double room with wood flooring and vanity unit.

Bedroom Four And Dressing Room - Bedroom Four (3.78m x 4.91m) is another southerly bedroom with views from its sash window, robe recess, and a Dressing room (1.06m x 1.88m) with fitted robes and a southerly window.

Bedroom Five - Bedroom Five (3.06m x 3.95m) is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes to one wall and faces northerly.

Family Bathroom - The Family Bathroom (2.92m x 3.14m) is also located to the north and is currently awaiting modernisation, comprising a corner bath and vanity washbasin. Adjacent to this is a separate WC with a frosted window to the north.

External - Externally, Glendale stands in what are essentially country gardens, mainly laid to lawn, with a shrub borders and a herb garden. The focal point is an attractive horse chestnut tree with a backdrop of elegant pink and purple rhododendrons.

Additional Features - Additionally there is a Wine Store, stone built, incorporating victual storage racks, additional fridge, chest and upright freezers, and a Gardener WC (2.50m x 1.42m) with wash basin. The Boiler Room/ Workshop houses a recently installed new oil fired boiler, pressurised 120L water system, computer controlled heating systems and a workshop bench, this is annexed to the Double Garage (9.01m x 5.45m) has up and over garage doors, power and lighting.

Swimming Pool - The detached Swimming Pool Building is timber built and has four recently installed double glazed patio style doors with aspects to the east, south and west. There is a communal changing area and shower room; seating, storage cupboard and clothes rail. A small boiler room provides storage for chemicals and cleaning materials. The pool-side is professionally non-slip tiled, and has the benefit of double glazing throughout. The pool is c10m x 5m with a depth of c0.9m to 2m and includes underwater lighting, seating areas for spectators, a cover, computer controlled heating system and dehumidification.

Glendale Mews - Glendale Mews is an attractive converted stable ideal for holiday lets or short term stay.

Sitting Room/Diner - Sitting Room with dining area (4.5m x 3.53m), with two southerly windows onto the courtyard, tv/satellite point and exposed ceiling beams. Kitchenette to lobby.

Bedroom - The Bedroom (3.5m x 2.89m) has a southerly window and fitted wardrobes. At the other end is a concealed food preparation area providing space for fridge, kettle, toaster, microwave and associated crockery.

Bathroom - The Bathroom (3.2m x 3.7m) is fitted with a three piece bathroom suite and has a wall mounted combination boiler.

External - Externally there is a lawned garden with mature trees, potting shed and greenhouse, parking, and an external water point.

Glendale Cottage - Glendale Cottage is a substantial three bedroom property which could be used as a private dwelling or as a holiday let.

Sitting Room - Entrance is via a central door with steps leading down to the Sitting Room (6.17m x 4.73m) with exposed beams and dual aspect rural views from windows to the east and south. French style doors open southerly onto a raised deck and patio area.

Dining Kitchen - The Dining Kitchen (4.33m x 4.19m) has wall and base units, electric double oven, and double glazed windows facing north and south affording plentiful natural light.

Utility Room - The adjacent Utility Room (4.88m x 2.74m) has a range of fitted units and a door leading to the courtyard.

Bedroom One - Bedroom One (4.46m x 3.94m) has a window and exposed stone.

Bedroom Two - Bedroom Two (4.13m x 4.29m) faces with two windows and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Three - Bedroom Three (3.73m x 2.75m) has a window.

Bathroom - The Bathroom (3.03m x 1.95m) is fitted with a three piece bathroom suite and dual aspect double glazed windows.

The Barn - The Barn (c9.7m x 5.2m) is a two storey stone built building under a slate roof and we understand has permission for conversion to ground and first floor self contained apartments*.

Storage Area - The adjacent hard-standing Storage Area (c9.7m x 4.73m) has a corrugated roof and concrete floor.

Additional - Glendale operates as Glendale Leisure:
Glendale swimming pool is currently hired privately and provides a not unsubstantial income.
Glendale currently offers facilities for childrens parties and other functions.
Glendale Mews is registered with the tourist board and awaits confirmation of its 4 star rating.
Business accounts can be made available for serious enquiries.

Permission was previously granted for seven luxury family lodges, an extension to Glendale Mews incorporating a fitted kitchen and en suite facilities, conversion of the barn and store house to en suite facilities, large family living area and luxury 1st floor contained apartment.
Planning permission was also granted for 2 commercial barn units one of which houses 10 stables and a livery centre utilising a mezzanine floor. The other barn is a general purpose agriculture barn again with mezzanine floor and offering substantial storage.
Planning permission was granted for an extension to the swimming pool of some 15m x 9m, which includes additional changing facilities, sauna, small meeting area, dedicated kitchen and dining areas.
The Planning Permissions have recently expired although we are unaware of any reasons as to why they couldn't be reinstated.

The current owners are in possession of certificates in relation to food hygiene and insurances connected with the swimming pool and the use by the general public.
The current owners have completed a range of investigative surveys including structural, environmental, owl, bat, geographical, and wind impact.
Glendale estate has an abundance of wildlife and is surrounded by fields and open countryside. The renowned World Heritage Site of Hadrians Wall is within a few hundred metres.

Comments and designs on the commercial operation of the site are available upon request.


Epc Ratings G-E -

You may download, store and use the material for your own personal use and research. You may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website, online service or bulletin board of your own or of any other party or make the same available in hard copy or in any other media without the website owner's express prior written consent. The website owner's copyright must remain on all reproductions of material taken from this website.

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 March 2017


Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 26813248. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Tyne & Country, Tyne Valley. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.