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Accommodation in Brief
Sitting Room | Kitchen/Dining Room | Cloakroom/WC | Two Double Bedrooms | Bathroom
The Annexe, River Cottage is a striking conversion of a traditional barn and stables that retains all the character of the original stone buildings and is presented immaculately throughout. The property is situated in an elevated position above the River Rede amidst stunning rural Northumberland countryside yet within easy reach of the local amenities on offer in West Woodburn and Bellingham.
The Annexe is entered from the courtyard through fully-glazed double doors that open into the kitchen/dining room. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of units and in turn leads into the sitting room has a multi-fuel stove set on a stone hearth and has a glazed French door and window overlooking the front courtyard. A useful downstairs cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin completes the ground floor.
Stairs from the sitting room lead up to the first floor, where the master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and drawer units, and a charming Juliet balcony with stunning views to the river and woodland. The second bedroom also has fitted wardrobes and twin Velux windows. The bathroom consists of a bath, walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin.
The Annexe, River Cottage is situated near to the villages of Ridsdale and West Woodburn which offer an active local community, a village shop/Post Office and a couple of traditional country pubs. The beautiful surrounding area provides walks and other country pursuits and the area is a haven for wildlife, much of which can be enjoyed from the garden. The Northumberland International Dark Sky Park and the Northumberland National Park are nearby and the surrounding countryside offers excellent walks and cycling; Kielder Water and Forest Park, which is also within easy reach, provides a multitude of water-based activities, a sculpture trail, mountain biking and a multi-purpose track for running and cycling. The thriving village of Bellingham offers everyday amenities with a variety of shops, post office, cafés, heritage centre, several pubs together with a family-run hotel, banks, garage, library, health centre, chemist and emergency services, gym and an excellent 18-hole golf course. 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 West Woodburn, 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.
West Woodburn 4.9 miles | Bellingham 9.2 miles | Corbridge 17.1 miles | Hexham 18.2 miles | Newcastle International Airport 25.2 miles | Newcastle City Centre 31.9 miles | Jedburgh 34.0 miles
From Corbridge take the B6529 Stagshaw Road out of the village and join the A68 northbound towards Jedburgh. Follow the A68 for 13.6 miles to Ridsdale and take the left turn, just before the Gun Inn, onto Armstrong Street. Follow this road, bearing left after about 0.6 miles over a cattle grid; continue for a further 2.3 miles, crossing three further cattle grids and passing under a stone arch railway bridge. The Annexe, River Cottage is at the end of the road.
Pets: No pets
Postcode: NE48 2RL
Services: Mains electricity, private water from a borehole, private drainage, multi fuel stove with back boiler which heats the water and the radiators upstairs.
EPC Rating: Rating D
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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): £160.00 + VAT (£192.00 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.