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Holly Brook, Hindley Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland

A stunning barn conversion finished to a high specification in a fabulous rural setting

Accommodation in brief:
Entrance Hall | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Dining Area | Drawing Room | Study | Utility Room | Cloakroom/WC | Ground Floor Bedroom with En-Suite | Master Bedroom Suite | Three Further Bedrooms | Bathroom | Shower Room

Parking | Office and Laundry | Garden Store | Gardens | Paddock

The Property
Holly Brook is a stunning barn conversion formed from a traditional steading set in a rural location yet just outside the pretty hamlet of Hindley and within easy reach of local amenities. The property is finished to a very high specification throughout and benefits from fabulous landscaped gardens and a paddock; in all extending to just under 2.5 acres. Holly Brook offers generously-proportioned rooms, bespoke cabinetry, solid oak flooring, characterful details such as arched openings and reclaimed brickwork combined with modern technologies throughout including under floor heating and Control4 audio-visual system.

Internally there is a welcoming entrance hall, with excellent fitted storage cupboards, which gives access to all the ground floor rooms. The stylish and spacious, open-plan kitchen/dining area provides a stunning heart of the home and has a feature arched window offering views of the front garden. The kitchen area is fitted with a comprehensive range of hand-painted bespoke units by Alexander Carrick with granite work surfaces and includes a double Belfast sink with boiling water tap, electric AIMS AGA, induction hob, integrated combination oven, dishwasher, fridge and two freezers. There is a large island unit which provides a breakfast bar while the dining area offers a more formal dining space and has doors leading out to the front terrace and rear courtyard. The drawing room, which has a feature corner fireplace and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, also has a glazed French door leading out to the private courtyard. The study, located to the front of the house, is fitted with a bespoke desk unit, storage cupboards and open shelving; this room could equally be used as an informal sitting room. Also on the ground floor is a double bedroom which benefits from an extensive range of high-quality wardrobes, drawers and shelving together with an en-suite shower room. A utility room and downstairs cloakroom/WC completes the ground floor accommodation.

To the first floor there is a fabulous master bedroom suite which comprises a dual-aspect bedroom, with one window having a window seat offering views over the paddock, a contemporary en-suite shower room and well-fitted walk-in wardrobe. There are three further double bedrooms on this floor and the second floor, all of which have a comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes, cupboards and drawers. These bedrooms are served by a sumptuous, modern bathroom with walk-through shower, freestanding bath, wash hand basin and WC and a separate shower room.
Externally
Holly Brook is approached along a gravelled drive that leads to a gated entrance and large gravelled parking and turning area. The detached outbuilding has been converted to provide an office with shower room off and a separate laundry room.
The fabulous landscaped garden was designed by Jamie Dunstan, a Gold Medal winner at Chelsea Flower Show. The garden is designed to provide a number of ‘rooms’ offering various areas to sit an enjoy the garden and mature planting at various times of the day, together with a stunning outdoor entertaining area with fitted barbecue/outdoor kitchen and fireplace. Steps lead down to a sandstone terrace which wraps around the front and side of the house and leads to the front door. There is also a lawned area and productive vegetable garden with Gabriel Ash greenhouse and a large storage shed behind the garage. To the rear there is an enclosed, south-facing courtyard, accessed from both the kitchen and the drawing room, which provides a private and secluded outdoor area.
The paddock is located to the left of the drive, is well-fenced and amounts to around 1.97 acres.

Local Information
Hindley is a small hamlet situated south of the River Tyne amidst beautiful Northumberland countryside just a short distance south of Stocksfield, with Whittonstall nearby to the south-east. The area provides an excellent alternative to city life, giving an opportunity to enjoy the rural situation with good accessibility to city and business centres. Hindley is well positioned for access to all the local amenities of Stocksfield which include a range of shops, doctors’ surgery, garage, post office and sports facilities including a golf course and tennis club. Nearby Corbridge offers a wide variety of local amenities including a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen, supermarket, restaurants, inns, doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, community services and a garage, while Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. The market town of Hexham provides further professional, retail and recreational services including a cinema, theatre and hospital while Newcastle is very accessible and provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling there are a number of primary schools in the area including Broomley First School in Stocksfield and Whittonstall First School, with senior schooling offered in Hexham and Prudhoe. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School just outside Corbridge provides private education from nursery up to 13 years, and there are several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter there are excellent road links east and west to Newcastle and Carlisle, with onward access to the A1 and M6 respectively. The rail station in Stocksfield provides regular cross country services, which in turn link to other main line services to major UK cities. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible.

Approximate mileages
Stocksfield Station 1.6 miles | Corbridge 6.5 miles | Hexham 8.9 miles | Newcastle City Centre 15.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 16.8 miles

Directions
From the A695, take the B6309 signposted Ebchester and Hindley. The driveway for Hindley Farm is on the left hand side after 1.3 miles. Follow the drive, which runs between fenced paddocks, and the entrance to Holly Brook is on the right.
Other Information
Pets: Dogs by negotiation
Postcode: NE43 7SA
Services: Mains electricity and water, private drainage and oil-fired central heating.
EPC Rating: Rating C
Council Tax: Band G
Viewings Strictly By Appointment:  01434 622234 | corbridge@finestgroup.co.uk

Fees (plus VAT)

Application; £50.00 + VAT (£60 inc. VAT) for first application, £25.00 + VAT (£30.00 inc. VAT) for all additional applications including Guarantor.

Tenancy Set Up Fee; (to include preparation of tenancy paperwork and inventory report); £225.00 + VAT (£270.00 inc. VAT)

Rent and Deposit; A damage deposit equivalent to one months’ rent along with the first months’ rent will be payable by the tenant on the commencement of the tenancy.

Pets; If pets permitted, then a damage deposit equivalent to two months’ rent will be payable.

Resigning Fee: A resigning fee of £60.00 + VAT (£72.00 Inc VAT) will be payable if a new fixed term tenancy is agreed between both the landlord and tenant.

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