Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Vestibule | Hall | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Garden Room | Utility Room | Downstairs WC | Master Bedroom with En-suite | Guest Bedroom with En-suite | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom
Private Driveway | Double Garage | Store | Gardens
Highfield House is a beautifully presented modern stone built property situated in the popular Tyne Valley village of Slaley. Set in attractive and well-maintained gardens, the property offers a rural yet convenient location with stunning open views of the surrounding countryside. Refurbished in recent years to create a contemporary living space with tasteful interiors, this impressive property has been finished to a high standard and offers immaculate accommodation over two floors.
The front door leads into the entrance vestibule, which in turn leads into a bright and spacious reception hall with access to the ground floor accommodation and an elegant central staircase leading to the first floor. The sitting room is generously proportioned and features an attractive open fireplace with modern glass fronted stove. French doors connect to the garden room where magnificent open views of the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed in all seasons. A welcoming and versatile space, the garden room benefits from underfloor heating and offers direct access to the sun terrace through French doors.
The third reception room is currently used as a dining room, with two large windows offering views over the well-maintained front garden and filling the room with natural light. Ample space for everyday dining is also offered in the impressive kitchen/breakfast room, which is fitted with a range of bespoke units from Alexander Carrick, crafted in elm and complemented by stylish Silestone work surfaces. There is a Rangemaster cooker with a gas hob and electric oven as well as integrated appliances to include a Liebherr side by side fridge and freezer, a dishwasher and a microwave. Double doors provide access to the garden and flood this fabulous space with light. Off the kitchen there is a good sized utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. The utility room also offers access to the downstairs WC and double garage. Returning to the entrance hall, an under stairs cupboard with cloakroom storage completes the downstairs accommodation.
To the first floor, each of the four bedrooms has been finished to a high standard with the master bedroom and guest bedroom both benefitting from en-suite bathrooms with underfloor heating. Offering glorious views of the surrounding countryside, the master bedroom features fitted bedroom furniture designed by Alexander Carrick and leads into a luxurious en-suite bathroom with a bath, wash hand basin and separate shower. The well-proportioned guest bedroom offers views over the front garden and leads into an en-suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms, one of which is currently being used as a study and alsofeatures Alexander Carrick fitted furniture. These two bedrooms are served by a family bathroom fitted with a WC, wash hand basin, bath and separate shower.
A wide gated entrance leads onto a tarmacadam driveway with parking for numerous cars. The double garage features an electric roller shutter door and insulated workshop flooring. A hatch in the ceiling gives access to further storage. The attractive front garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs, well stocked flower beds and a stone wall to the boundary. The beautiful and well-kept rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with herbaceous borders. Doors from the garden room and kitchen lead out onto the sun terrace which features a kitchen garden and is also ideally placed for alfresco dining and entertaining. Set over two levels, fruit trees can be found towards the end of the garden where there is hedging to the boundary and open views of the surrounding farmland and countryside. The rear garden also benefits from a store and a children’s playhouse.
Slaley offers a thriving village community with an excellent range of day-to-day amenities. The public house and village shop are both run by the community and the village hall hosts regular social activities including the Slaley Film Club, and indoor sports classes. St Mary’s is the Parish Church of the village. Slaley Hall Hotel, a country house hotel with a leisure centre and golf course is located nearby and The Travellers Rest, a popular country pub, is within easy reach. For the outdoor enthusiast, the beautiful surrounding area provides walks and other country pursuits, with golf courses, sports clubs and Hexham racecourse all within easy reach. The market town of Hexham offers a full range of amenities with supermarkets, a good range of shops, professional services and a leisure centre, cinema, theatre and hospital. Newcastle City Centre provides further comprehensive cultural, recreational and shopping facilities.
For schooling, there is Slaley First School, which runs a Breakfast Club and After School club to provide wraparound care. Senior schooling is offered in Hexham.
For the commuter, there are good road links to the A69 which provides excellent access to Newcastle in the east and Carlisle in the west and onward access to the A1 and M6. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross-country services to Newcastle and Carlisle, which in turn link to main line services to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.
Hexham 5.3 miles | Corbridge 6.0 miles | Newcastle International Airport 20.5 miles | Newcastle upon Tyne 22.5 miles | Gateshead 22.5 miles
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