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Bale Hill Farmhouse and Cottage, Near Blanchland, County Durham

A charming farmhouse and cottage with panoramic views undergoing renovation

Preliminary details

Proposed Accommodation
Porch | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Rear Hall | Three En-Suite Bedrooms

Open Plan Kitchen/Sitting Room | Bedroom with En-Suite

Garaging | Garden

The Property

Bale Hill Farmhouse is a charming farmhouse with attached cottage which sits in an elevated position with glorious panoramic views of surrounding countryside and Derwent Reservoir. The properties, which lie within the designated North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, are currently undergoing complete renovation and will be completed to an extremely high specification.

A two-storey, attached barn is available by separate negotiation; planning permission is currently being sought for development into a two bedroom residential dwelling.

Please contact Finest Properties for further information.

Local Information

Bale Hill Farmhouse and cottage sit amidst glorious countryside which is a haven for wildlife and includes an extensive network of local walks and other country pursuits, including windsurfing and sailing on Derwent Reservoir. The nearby historic village of Blanchland is in Northumberland close to the County Durham border. The village has occasionally been used as a period setting for films, owing to its traditional and unspoilt situation. The village provides excellent local amenities including a shop, post office, tea room, village hall and the Lord Crewe Arms Hotel. Hexham offers a wider range of local services including a number of supermarkets, a good selection of shops and a regular farmers’ market, professional services, a leisure/sports centre, an independent cinema, busy theatre and hospital. The charming village of Corbridge offers a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen and a selection of eateries. Both Newcastle and Durham city centres are within easy reach and provide further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there are Primary Schools in Rookhope, Whitley Chapel and Slaley, with Middle Schools in Corbridge, Hexham and Stanhope, while senior schooling is available in Hexham and Stanhope. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School, near Corbridge, provides private education from nursery up to 13 years and there are a number of private day schools in Newcastle and Durham.

For the commuter, the A69 is a short drive away and provides easy access to Newcastle International Airport and city centre, Carlisle and onward access to the A1 and M6. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross country services to both Newcastle and Carlisle, which in turn link to main line services to major UK cities north and south.

Approximate Mileages

Blanchland 1.1 miles | Edmunbyers 5.4 miles | Stanhope 7.6 miles | Hexham 11.4 miles | Corbridge 12.3 miles | Newcastle City Centre 26.0 miles | Newcastle International Airport 26.0 miles



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