Accommodation in Brief
Porch | Hall | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Dining Room | Utility Room | Conservatory | Master Bedroom | Bathroom | WC | Two Further Double Bedrooms | WC
Garage | Shed | Garden
Pinecrest is a charming detached house which dates back to around 1939 and is situated in a private position on the edge of the popular village of Riding Mill. The property has been extended and improved over the years and offers bright and flexible accommodation.
The front door opens into a porch that leads into a welcoming hall that has stairs up to the first floor and a useful cloakroom area. The principal receptions rooms are located on either side of the hall and benefit from glorious views over the front garden and open fields beyond. The dual aspect drawing room has views to the front and side, a glazed door giving access to the front garden and a fireplace with painted surround and log effect gas fire. To the other side of the hall there is an everyday sitting room which also enjoys views to the front and has a gas fire set within a traditional painted mantel. The kitchen/dining room is fitted with a range of bespoke cream painted cabinets from Newcastle Furniture Company, Belfast sink, gas-fired two-oven AGA, integrated dishwasher and fridge. To the rear of the house there is a large conservatory which offers a delightful further living and entertaining space. Off the conservatory there is a useful utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine and houses the boiler.
The master bedroom is positioned on the ground floor, enjoys views over the side garden and benefits from a fitted cupboard. The bathroom is also located on this floor and is fitted with a double-ended bath, corner shower and wash hand basin and there is a separate WC adjacent to the bathroom. Stairs from the hall lead up to the first floor landing which is flooded with natural light. There are two double bedrooms on this floor, one of which benefits from an en-suite WC. One of the bedrooms is currently used as an office and enjoys expansive elevated open views. Off the landing there is a generous walk-in storage cupboard with internal airing cupboard and access to additional eaves storage.
Double teak gates lead to a gravelled driveway that offers parking for a number of cars to the side of the house and leads to the detached timber garage. The garage has double doors and benefits from light and power. A separate pedestrian gate opens to a paved path that winds through the garden to the front door.
The front garden has established flower beds and border planting, mature trees and a lawned area which wraps around the side and rear of the house. To the side of the house there is a further paved terrace offering an additional area to sit and enjoy the tranquil surroundings and fabulous open views. To the rear the garden slopes down to an area of natural woodland with a wide range of trees and shrubs, which provides a haven for wildlife. A rear shed, with power, light and water, offers excellent storage and has been used as a dark room.
Riding Mill is a popular commuter village in the Tyne Valley. The village offers a good range of local amenities including a public house, two active village halls, churches for various denominations, an extensive selection of clubs and societies, a tennis club and a twice-weekly village café. The nearby historic village of Corbridge offers day-to-day amenities with a wide variety of shops, restaurants, inns, doctors’ and dentist surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall, Close House and Slaley Hall offer excellent leisure facilities. The attractive, bustling market town of Hexham offers a full range of amenities with larger 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. Newcastle city centre is also within easy reach and provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.
For schooling, there is a First School in the village, an excellent Middle School in Corbridge and senior schooling is offered in Hexham. There are also excellent private schools in the vicinity with Mowden Hall Preparatory School just outside Corbridge that provides education from nursery up to 13 years together with a selection of day schools in Newcastle.
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 in Riding Mill 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.
Corbridge 3.4 miles | Hexham 6.0 miles | Newcastle International Airport 15.1 miles | Newcastle City Centre 17.5 miles