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4 Hollin Hill Terrace, Riding Mill, Northumberland

A substantial Grade II Listed Victorian property within a highly desirable Tyne Valley village

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Vestibule | Reception Hallway | Drawing Room | Dining Room | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Downstairs Shower Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Three Further Bedrooms | Bedroom/Study | Shower Room | WC

Integral Tandem Garage | Gardens | Parking | Rear Patio

Accommodation in Brief

Entrance Vestibule | Reception Hallway | Drawing Room | Dining Room | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Downstairs Shower Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Three Further Bedrooms | Bedroom/Study | Shower Room | WC

Integral Tandem Garage | Gardens | Parking | Rear Patio

The Property

4 Hollin Hill Terrace is a mid-Victorian mid-terrace property offering spacious and versatile accommodation over four floors. This substantial home has been sympathetically maintained and retains an abundance of period features including paneled doors, deep skirtings, sash windows, dado rails, picture rails, high ceilings, decorative ceiling roses, coving and moldings, marble and cast-iron fireplaces and stripped wooden floors.

The site of Hollin Hill has also been mentioned in the Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England.

The property is approached via a gravel drive. Sandstone steps with decorative hand rail lead to the front door which opens into an entrance vestibule where a half-glazed door gives access to the impressive and welcoming reception hallway. This offers access to the drawing room, dining room, shower room, upper floor staircase and stairs to the lower ground floor.

The drawing room, to the front elevation, is naturally bright and of generous proportions; offering a triple sash bay window with wooden side paneling and views of the south facing garden, attractive marble fireplace and cast iron inset with living flame gas fire and slate hearth.

The formal dining room sits to the rear elevation and offers a sash bay window overlooking the rear patio, exposed floorboards which have been restored and varnished, marble fireplace with cast iron tiled insert with living flames gas fire and slate hearth.

Further along the hallway gives access to a shower room with wall and floor tiling, wash-hand basin, bidet, shower cubicle, heated towel rail and WC. There is also a useful storage cupboard.

The lower ground floor offers access to the main family sitting room to the front elevation, with floor to ceiling sash bay windows, with original window shutters and integral French doors providing access to the south facing terrace and well-maintained gardens; an ideal space for al-fresco entertaining. Another room of good size, with attractive fire surround, living flame gas fire, slate hearth and an original servants bell.

The kitchen and breakfast room with sash window to the rear elevation offers a good range of cream coloured wall and floor units with complementary work surfaces and tiled splashback, a 1½ bowl sink, gas hob with extractor hood above, double oven, plumbing for a dishwasher and under-cupboard lighting. There is a useful larder/storage cupboard and room for a table and chairs.

A rear lobby gives access to the rear patio area as well as a useful storage cupboard,ideal for coats and muddy boots; and a utility/laundry room which benefits from double Belfast sinks, plumbing for a washing machine and vented tumble drier and houses the central heating boiler. Access to the garage is through the utility/laundry. There is a generous dry cellar which is accessed from the lower ground reception hall along with a further storage area with quarry tiled floor, this completes the lower ground floor accommodation.

An impressive spindled staircase leads from the reception hallway to a bright half-landing, with attractive arched stained-glass window to the rear elevation; offering a useful cloakroom with tiled floor and pedestal wash-hand basin and WC. The stairs continue to the bright main landing of the first floor.

The master bedroom has two windows to the front elevation and enjoys elevated views of the garden. The room benefits from an attractive fireplace with marble surround, cast-iron insert and grate, built-in wardrobes and an en-suite that is Jack-and-Jill to the landing. The en-suite offers Amtico floor covering, wall tiling, bath with shower over, pedestal wash-hand basin, bidet and WC. The guest bedroom to the rear elevation is a good size, offering attractive fireplace, fitted storage cupboards and wall shelving. To the second floor, there are three further bedrooms; some of the bedrooms retain original fireplaces, have under- eaves storage and cupboards and the single bedroom is currently used as a study. These bedrooms are served by a spacious shower room fitted with a walk-in shower, wash- hand basin and WC. The spacious landing has a useful shelved linen cupboard and completes the upstairs accommodation.

Externally

A graveled driveway leads to a parking area to the front of the house. There are established and easily maintained shrubs, trees and perennial plantings with an expanse of lawn. Attractive terraced steps lead to a sunken flagstone terraced patio and provide an area to sit and enjoy the peaceful setting.

To the rear of the property, the tandem double garage has a remote controlled roller shutter door, benefits from power and light and has a door to the rear of the property. The enclosed patio area offers flagstone covering and some perennial plantings along with brick boundaries to all sides.

Local Information

Riding Mill is a popular commuter village in the Tyne Valley. The village offers a good range of local amenities including a public house, two active village halls, churches for various denominations, an extensive selection of clubs and societies, a tennis club and a twice-weekly village café. The nearby historic village of Corbridge offers day-to-day amenities with a wide variety of shops, restaurants, inns, doctor and dentist surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall, Close House and Slaley Hall offer excellent leisure facilities. The attractive, bustling market town of Hexham offers a full range of amenities with larger supermarkets, a good range of shops including independent delicatessen, butcher, baker, greengrocer and bimonthly farmers’ market, professional services, leisure/sports centre, cinema, theatre and a hospital. Newcastle city centre is also within easy reach and provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there is a First School in the village, an excellent Middle School in Corbridge and senior schooling is offered in Hexham. There are also excellent private schools in the vicinity with Mowden Hall Preparatory School just outside Corbridge that provides education from nursery up to 13 years together with a selection of day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter, the A69 provides excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west and onward access to the A1 and M6. The rail station in Riding Mill provides regular cross-country services to Newcastle and Carlisle, where connecting main line services are available to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.

Approximate Mileages:

Corbridge 2.8 miles | Hexham 6.2 miles | Newcastle International Airport 15.3 miles | Newcastle City Centre 17.8 miles

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