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Rocklyn Lodge, 124 Runnymede Road, Darras Hall, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne

A magnificent Tudor style property with sumptuous interior and beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds

Accommodation in Brief

The Property
Entrance Vestibule | Entrance Hallway | Drawing Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfasting Room | Utility Room | Garden Room | Cloakroom and Separate WC | Gymnasium/Fourth Reception Room | Professional Cinema Room with State of the Art Sound System | Boiler Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Three Further Bedrooms with En-suite Bath and Shower Facilities

Guest Suite Accommodation
Living Room | Kitchen | Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room

Integral Garage | Driveway Parking for Several Cars | Gardens Leading To River Pont | Gardener’s WC

The Property

Rocklyn Lodge is a stunning and imposing modern home, occupying a fantastic position on Runnymede Road, with beautiful gardens and grounds extending to the River Pont. Immaculately presented throughout, this substantial and highly impressive property has been comprehensively refurbished by the current owners to offer sumptuous living with a high-quality finish throughout. To the ground floor, the fabulous entrance hall sets the scene for the rest of the house with its impressive proportions, superb finish and wealth of attractive features. The beautifully appointed dining room, drawing room and garden room provide bright and spacious living accommodation, whilst a fourth reception room is currently being used as a gymnasium. A luxurious kitchen and sensational professional cinema room with a state-of-the-art sound system further enhance the luxurious feel. To the first floor, the beautifully-presented master bedroom is substantial in size and benefits from an en-suite bathroom and separate wet room area. There are three further bedrooms, two of which offer en-suite bath and shower facilities. Each of the bathrooms is finished to a high specification with high quality fixtures and fittings. Immaculate ancillary accommodation is offered in the splendid guest suite located above the integral garage, comprising a living room, galley kitchen and bedroom with en-suite shower room.


Rocklyn Lodge enjoys a fantastic position within the desirable residential area of Darras Hall. The property is set away from the road in stunning landscaped grounds extending to just under one acre. The beautifully-maintained gardens are mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders and offer a variety of different spaces in which to enjoy the tranquil surroundings, including a delightful stone terrace ideally suited to alfresco dining and entertaining. The fabulous wide plot leads to the banks of the River Pont where trees offer further privacy. Accessed from Runnymede Road, the driveway leads to a parking area with space for several vehicles and an integral double garage.

Local Information

Darras Hall is located near to Ponteland which is a popular, historic village near Newcastle with medieval St Mary’s Church and the village green. The name ‘Ponteland’ is thought to derive from its location, close to the River Pont, which flows through the village. Ponteland provides a good range of day-to-day facilities including newsagents, grocery stores, public houses, critically-acclaimed restaurants and bistros, boutiques and other local businesses together with a wide range of sports clubs and a leisure centre. For schooling Ponteland offers a choice of first, middle and senior schools; in addition there are a number of private schools in Newcastle. There is a full range of professional services and hospitals as well as cultural, recreational and shopping facilities in Newcastle.

For the commuter Ponteland is conveniently located for access to Newcastle and beyond, with the A696 running through the village, and the A1 and A69 close by. Newcastle Central station offers main line services to major UK cities north and south and Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.

Approximate Mileages

Ponteland Village 1.3 miles | Newcastle International Airport 2.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 9.1 miles| Morpeth 11.3 miles | Hexham 17.7 miles

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