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Low Farm, Birtley, Hexham, Northumberland

A substantial farmhouse with several outbuildings and stunning rural views

Accommodation in Brief

Farmhouse
Entrance Hall | Kitchen | Dining Room | Sitting Room | WC | Bathroom | Utility Room | Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room and En-Suite Dressing Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Linked Cottage Annexe
Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Garden Room | Sitting Room/Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room | Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room

Driveway | Parking | Gardens | Six Stone Built Stables/Outbuildings

The Property

Low Farm is a substantial detached property occupying a picturesque position in the beautiful Northumberland countryside. Approached via a sweeping private driveway, the property is set in generous south facing gardens and offers a range of outbuildings as well as stunning open views of the surrounding countryside. Low Farm currently comprises a three-bedroom farmhouse with a linked on or two-bedroom cottage annexe but there is considerable potential to update and modify the current layout of the property, subject to the necessary planning consents. The original building is believed to date back to c.1840 and the farmhouse offers charming character features such as exposed timber beams and inglenook fireplaces with multi-fuel stoves. The spacious and versatile accommodation is well-presented throughout, with large windows creating a welcoming atmosphere. The farmhouse offers two generously-proportioned reception rooms as well as a bright and spacious kitchen, a garden room, a utility room, a WC and separate bathroom. To the first floor there is a family bathroom and three bedrooms, one of which offers an en-suite shower room and a dressing room. The linked one or two bedroom cottage offers a kitchen/breakfast room, and a garden room flooding the property with natural light and offering fabulous views of the surrounding countryside. The first bedroom is served by an en-suite shower room, and the sitting room/bedroom also has its own en-suite shower room.

Externally

Low Farm is set back from the road and approached by a sweeping private driveway leading to parking for several vehicles. To the rear of the property, the generous south facing gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a vegetable patch, well stocked borders and fencing to the boundary. Beyond the garden at the southerly boundary there are six stone built outbuildings, a blockwork shed and hay shed. These buildings serve two grazing paddocks, extending to just under 6 acres.

Local Information

Birtley village is within easy reach of Northumberland National Park, the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Kielder Forest and Kielder Water and the World Heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall. Birtley has an active Village Hall hosting a part time Post Office, a playing field and a children’s playground. The nearby village of Wark offers day-to-day amenities with a Post Office/village shop, farm shop, public houses, a GP surgery, cricket & sports facilities. Hexham provides a wider range of local retail, educational and professional services together with a hospital; the eclectic range of boutiques, cafés and restaurants in Corbridge are also very accessible. Newcastle is within easy reach and provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there is a First School in Wark, while Bellingham offers a Middle School and Sports College. Senior schools are available in Hexham and Haydon Bridge with several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter the A68 and A69 provide excellent access to Newcastle in the east and Carlisle in the west, and onward access to the A1 and M6; the A68 also offers excellent links to the north. The railway stations at Hexham and Corbridge provide regular cross country services to both Newcastle and Carlisle, which in turn link to main line services to other major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.

Approximate Mileages

Corbridge 12.5 miles | Hexham 15 miles | Newcastle International Airport 24.1 miles | Newcastle City Centre 27.9 miles

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