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Greenfield House, Bellingham, Northumberland

A substantial Victorian detached house with high-quality interior

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Porch | Reception Hall | Cloakroom/WC | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Dining Room |Drawing Room | Sitting Room/Study | Garden Room | Utility Room | Master Bedroom Suite | Five Further Double Bedrooms | Two Bathrooms

Workshop/Stores | Driveway and Parking | Garden

The Property

Greenfield House, which dates from 1895, is a traditional detached stone house which provides spacious living accommodation over three floors and stands in attractive garden grounds. The property has been refurbished to an extremely high specification throughout retaining period features including picture rails, cornices, sash windows, working shutters, fireplaces and stripped wood flooring which are combined with contemporary bathrooms and high-quality fixtures and fittings. A noteworthy feature of the property is the stunning hand-built Alexander Carrick kitchen.

The front door opens into a porch and through to a reception hall. The hub of this home is certainly the bright, well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room which is accessed from the hall and opens to the dining room. With its range of superior quality, bespoke units from Alexander Carrick (Corbridge), range cooker, two sinks, island unit, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave, coordinated with granite work surfaces, this is a true entertaining kitchen. The spacious dining room off the kitchen provides further entertaining space with an attractive sandstone fireplace with multi-fuel stove. Reception rooms include a stunning dual-aspect drawing room with open fireplace together with a more informal sitting room which also has a small open cast iron period fireplace. The attractive garden room provides an everyday sitting area which overlooks the front garden and open farmland beyond. Also on this floor is a cloakroom/WC and utility room which houses the boiler, megaflow hot water system and zoned central heating controls, and is plumbed for a washing machine.

The hall and stairs are flooded with light from an attractive stained glass window on the half landing. An attractive period staircase leads up to the first floor. The master bedroom suite comprises a generous, dual-aspect double bedroom, dressing room with a range of wardrobes and period fireplace and en-suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms on the first floor, one with original fitted wardrobes, and a family bathroom with a white suite comprising freestanding ball and claw foot bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. A further staircase leads from the landing up to the second floor where there are three further double bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC. The second floor rooms have vaulted ceilings and exposed timbers.

Externally

Greenfield House sits in an excellent location within the village. A gravelled driveway leads to a generous parking area at the rear of the house.

To the front of the house there is a lawned garden with stone wall and wrought iron railing boundaries. The mature garden has trees, shrub borders and mature hedging to the front and side of the house and a terraced area beside the garden room.

Note: Greenfield Cottage, a detached stone three-bedroom cottage located to the rear of Greenfield House, is available by separate negotiation.

Local Information

Bellingham, known as the gateway to Kielder Water and Forest, is nestled on the banks of the North Tyne on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. The Grade-I Listed 13th Century St Cuthbert’s Church is described as ‘almost unique in England’ owing to its stone barrel vault, which runs the length of the Nave and extends into the South Transept. There is a thriving community with a range of local amenities including a variety of shops, post office, caf├ęs, heritage centre, several pubs together with a family-run hotel, banks, garages and library. The village also has health centre, doctors, chemist and emergency services. More comprehensive facilities such as larger supermarkets, hospital and a wider range of shops, restaurants and professional services are available in Hexham. For those with a love of the outdoors there is fishing on the North Tyne, an excellent 18-hole golf course and beautiful surrounding countryside for walks and cycling. Nearby Kielder offers a wide range of water sports and other outdoor pursuits. Newcastle city centre is not far away and provide comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, Bellingham offers a nursery school together with first and middle schools. Senior schools are available in Hexham and Haydon Bridge with several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter the A68, A69 and Newcastle International Airport are easily accessible and Newcastle provides main line rail services direct to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh.

Approximate Mileages

Hexham 16.5 miles | Corbridge 17.5 miles | Newcastle International Airport 29.7 miles | Jedburgh 33 miles | Newcastle City Centre 34.5 miles

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