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Bridge Bank Cottage, Corbridge, Northumberland

A Grade II Listed central house that has been fully renovated with parking and garage

Accommodation in Brief
Porch | Reception Hall | Sitting/Dining Room | Kitchen | Master Bedroom with En-Suite | Utility Room | Bedroom with En-Suite Shower | Two Further Bedrooms | Bathroom

Courtyard | Garage

The Property

Bridge Bank Cottage is a Grade II Listed property, originally a cottage and adjoining joiner’s workshop, that dates back to the mid-19th century. The property has been extensively renovated to provide bright, spacious and flexible accommodation with a generous private courtyard and garage. Internally, the stunning reception room has a vaulted ceiling with original exposed A frame beams and period-style sash windows have been installed, including some Yorkshire sash windows, that are now combined with under floor heating and contemporary bathrooms and high-quality fixture and fittings. Situated in a sought-after central village location offering easy access to both village amenities and riverside walks, Bridge Bank Cottage provides principal accommodation on the first floor accessed from the rear courtyard.

The front door opens into a welcoming, dual-aspect reception hall with windows overlooking the front terrace and rear courtyard. The hall could provide a second sitting room or study area if required. To the ground floor there are three double bedrooms, a bathroom and a back porch giving access to the parking area and garage. One of the ground floor bedrooms is dual aspect, with windows to the front and rear, and benefits from an en-suite with shower, wash hand basin and WC. There are two further double bedrooms, both with windows to the front and one with a characterful small gable window offering river views. These bedrooms are served by a spacious fully-tiled bathroom fitted with a contemporary suite including a double-ended bath, large walk-in shower, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit and a WC. The ground floor accommodation is completed with a generous under stairs storage cupboard.

A wide staircase with wooden bannister and spindles leads from the entrance hall up to the first floor landing. A half-glazed door leads into the kitchen which is fitted with a comprehensive range of units, double Belfast sink, range-style cooker with bespoke tiled splashback, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer all combined with complementary granite work surfaces. A charming window seat in the kitchen offers elevated views to the front. The spectacular sitting/dining room, has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, has windows to the front and rear together with a high-level stained glass window in the north gable featuring an owl. This reception room offers generous and flexible living and entertaining space and has a gas fireplace with slate mantle and cast iron insert and tiled panels. A door opens out to the original coaching steps which lead down to the courtyard and parking area. The master bedroom is positioned to the other side of the stairs and has a large walk-in cupboard and windows to the front together with a small gable window with elevated views of the River Tyne and beyond. The en-suite shower room is fully tiled and fitted with a shower, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit and WC; there is ample space for a bath if required. Off the en-suite there is a useful utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine, houses the boiler and hot water cylinder.

Externally

Bridge Bank Cottage has a pedestrian wrought iron gate that leads into a walled, block-paved terrace to the front of the house. From Front Street there are electric double timber gates with intercom that give access to an enclosed block-paved rear courtyard that provides a parking and turning area and leads to the garage. The garage has an up-and-over door and benefits from light, power and water.

The walled courtyard also provides an outside entertaining area with attractive raised border planting, raised corner terrace with water feature and access to both the ground and first floors of the house. A side gate from the courtyard also gives access to St Mary’s Chare.

Local Information

Corbridge is a popular, charming and historic village that sits on the River Tyne in the heart of the scenic Tyne Valley. The village offers a full range of day-to-day amenities with a wide variety of independent shops, a renowned delicatessen, restaurants, inns, doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. The nearby market town of Hexham offers more comprehensive services with large supermarkets, a further range of shops and professional services together with a cinema, theatre and a hospital.

For schooling there is a First School and a Middle School in the village, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Preparatory School is situated just outside Corbridge and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years and there are several private day schools in Newcastle with school transport offered from Brocksbushes Farm Shop.

For the commuter Corbridge is convenient for the A69 which gives excellent access to Newcastle in the east and Carlisle in the west, and onward access to the A1 and M6. There is a railway station on the edge of the village which provides cross country services to Newcastle and Carlisle where connecting main line rail services are available to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also very accessible.

Approximate Mileages

Hexham 3.8 miles | Newcastle International Airport 15.0 miles | Newcastle City Centre 17.4 miles

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