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Accommodation in Brief
Porch | Vestibule | Reception Hallway | Boot Room/Lobby | Cloakroom/Utility | Sitting Room | Garden Room | Dining Room | Breakfast Kitchen | Master Bedroom with En-suite | Guest Bedroom with En-suite | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Laundry Room
First Floor Annexe:
Hallway| Living Room/Bedroom | Kitchenette | Shower Room
Open Plan Kitchen/Reception Room | Bedroom | Shower Room
Garaging | Gardens | Stables | Paddock
Fell Close is a fabulous and immaculately presented five bedroom detached house which occupies a very prominent position within the small hamlet of Barlow, enjoying elevated views over the surrounding countryside and adjoining paddocks. The property has been refurbished by the current owner to a high specification throughout, with the conversion of a separate building, creating a one bedroom self-contained single storey annexe, ideal as a granny annexe or home office/studio, stabling and an additional triple garage. The house, built in the 1990’s, benefits from an attractive electric gated entrance, large block paved driveway for several cars, extensive lawned gardens with a grass tennis court, and two separate paddocks.
The part glazed front door leads into the entrance porch and vestibule before entering into the main reception hall, which is full of natural light from the attractive picture window to the rear. The sitting room is to the rear of the property and offers an attractive cast iron wood burning stove set on a contemporary marble hearth with wooden mantle over. The sitting room leads through to the garden room which offers a versatile space, whilst enjoying views out onto the garden, as well as having direct access via the French doors. An archway from the sitting room leads through to the dining room which looks to the front of the property and leads through to the breakfast kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wooden fronted units with black granite worktops and offers an inset stainless steel one and half bowl sink with waste disposal, NEFF halogen hob with Miele extractor hood, NEFF barbecue grill and two integrated NEFF ovens, De Dietrich American-style fridge freezer, integrated NEFF dishwasher, microwave and integrated Hoover wine chiller. There is a naturally bright breakfast room off the kitchen, with French doors and views over the garden.
To the first floor there is a central landing with the bedroom accommodation off. The master bedroom is off a good size and benefits from an en-suite bathroom fitted with a bath, twin wash hand basins set within a vanity unit, WC and separate shower. The guest bedroom is to the front of the property and also benefits from an en-suite comprising wash hand basin, WC and shower. There are further third and fourth bedrooms, the latter of which could be used as a study. A laundry room completes the main accommodation which is fitted with a range of base units with granite worktops, stainless steel sink and space for a tumble dryer.
First Floor Annexe
The accommodation in the main house incorporates a useful annexe to the first floor made up of an inner hallway, bedroom/reception room, kitchenette and shower room.
There is an adjacent single storey self-contained annexe, which would lend itself to a variety of uses including a granny annexe, home office or studio. The separate annexe comprises an open plan kitchen/reception room, bedroom and shower room
Fell Close is reached via wrought iron gates with stone pillars. There is a block paved driveway with parking for several cars which leads to the double garage. A further driveway leads to the side of the main house and courtyard area offering garaging for a further three vehicles, as well as the stables.
The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a tennis court within the larger lawned area. An additional garden area is located to the front of the annexe and has attractive stone walls.
In addition to the formal gardens, the house has the benefit of pasture and grazing land, which includes one small and one larger paddock, both fully fenced.
This equestrian property is set in a stunning semi-rural location yet is only a few miles west of Gateshead and Newcastle.The nearby former railway line, which runs about 10.5 miles from Swalwell to Blackhill is now the popular Derwent Walk a footpath, bridle-way and cycle track. There is easy access to the Derwent Valley Park and Derwent walk with the opportunity to see the magnificent ‘red kite’ birds of prey and a host of other wildlife.
Several surrounding villages, including Rowlands Gill, Winlaton and Whickham, provide local services such as schooling, shops, post offices, pubs and restaurants. More comprehensive facilities are available nearby in Gateshead and Newcastle which both provide excellent shopping, professional and entertainment facilities.
For the commuter Newcastle International Airport, Newcastle Rail Stations and the A1 are all extremely accessible, providing excellent transport links.
Metro Centre5.0 miles | Gateshead 8.7 miles | Newcastle City Centre7.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 10.1 miles
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