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Middle Leazes, Leazes Lane, Hexham, Northumberland

An imposing detached character property standing in private grounds on the edge of a popular Tyne Valley market town

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Vestibule | Entrance Hall | Drawing Room | Kitchen | Utility Room & Larder | Dining Room | Garden Room | Study | Downstairs Guest Bedroom Suite | Cloakroom | Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Guest Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Two Further Double Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Dressing Room

Car Port | Gardens | Parking

The Property

Middle Leazes is a substantial and imposing property set in an elevated position of the edge of Hexham. The original property dates back to the 17th century and has been extended in more recent times to create a fantastic versatile home. The accommodation is laid out over two floors with plenty of character throughout including some original windows, open fireplaces, decorative cornicing as well as being filled with an abundance of natural light.

The prominent main entrance sits to the front of the property with solid wood door leading into the entrance vestibule. The main hallway has access to the ground floor accommodation and an elegant staircase leading to the first floor. The kitchen opens into the garden room, creating a real heart of the home with beautiful outlook over the private gardens. The kitchen is fitted with a range of high quality units finished with complementary granite worktop. Integral appliances include a dishwasher and wine cooler, with space for a range-style cooker and fridge freezer. A useful utility room and larder are situated off the kitchen.

The recently refurbished drawing room is situated to the front of the property with charming bay window, dual aspect and attractive open fireplace. The dining room offers a more formal entertaining space and leads through to the useful study with window seat overlooking the gardens. A more recent addition to the property is the ground floor guest accommodation which easily lends itself to use as a self-contained annexe. With its own entrance sitting to the side of the property, an inner hallway gives access to the generous and well-appointed double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

To the first floor, the split level landing gives access to the bedroom accommodation along with the family bathroom which is fitted with a shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin and bath. The master bedroom enjoys a dual aspect of the gardens and beyond whilst benefitting from an en-suite shower room with shower, wash hand basin, bidet and WC. The boarded loft can be accessed from the master bedroom. A further guest bedroom, also benefitting from an en-suite shower room, enjoys rural views to the rear. Two further double bedrooms are located in the new part of the house. A useful dressing room is located to the end of the landing, ideally suited to a nursery or study.

Externally

Middles Leazes is entered via wrought iron gates and stone pillars allowing access onto the gravelled drive which sweeps to the front of the property, with generous turning circle and ample parking for numerous vehicles. The gardens offer various areas of interest with a patio leading directly off the garden room and steps leading down to formal landscaped garden with mature and well established borders. A productive orchard sits in one corner of the grounds with an area laid to lawn adjacent.

A wooden car port with shed attached provides undercover parking for two vehicles and storage for outdoor maintenance equipment.

Local Information

The property is ideally placed within easy reach of the amenities in the attractive, bustling market town of Hexham which offers a full range of day-to-day facilities with supermarkets, a good range of shops including independent delicatessen, butcher, baker, greengrocer and bimonthly farmers’ market, professional services, leisure/sports centre, cinema, theatre and a hospital. The town has an historic Abbey at its heart together with several other buildings of note. The beautiful surrounding area provides walks and other country pursuits, with golf courses, sports clubs and Hexham racecourse within easy reach. The charming and historic village of Corbridge offers additional amenities including further artisan shops while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. Newcastle city centre is within easy reach and provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling there is a wide selection of schools in Hexham including The Sele First School, which has achieved ‘outstanding’ Ofsted reports for many years and provides exceptional education from 3-9 years, and the well-regarded Queen Elizabeth High School. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School is nearby and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years. There are several private day schools in Newcastle with school transport offered from Hexham.

For the commuter the A69 provides excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west and onward access to the A1 and M6. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross country services to Newcastle and Carlisle, where connecting main line services are available to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.

Approximate Mileages

Hexham 1.2 miles | Corbridge 5.0 miles | Newcastle International Airport 19.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 23.4 miles

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