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The Farmhouse, Causey Hill, Hexham, Northumberland

A handsome detached Grade II Listed Georgian former farmhouse on the edge of the market town of Hexham

Accommodation in Brief
Porch | Hall | Library | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Cloakroom/WC | Master Bedroom Suite | Three Further Bedrooms | Bathroom | Attic

Detached Garage/Workshop | Parking | Garden

The Property

The Farmhouse is a handsome detached Grade II Listed Georgian former farmhouse situated in an elevated, private position in the sought-after West End of Hexham with easy access to all the local amenities the town has to offer. The property offers bright, spacious and flexible accommodation that is well presented and retains an abundance of period features including fireplaces, panelled doors, dado rails, cornicing and Georgian sash windows.

The front door opens into a porch with two windows to the front, flagstone flooring and a door into the welcoming entrance hall. The hall has a window with window seat overlooking the front garden and stairs leading up to the first floor with useful under-stairs storage cupboard. The charming library, which is fitted with a comprehensive range of cupboards with open bookshelves above, connects to the spacious, dual-aspect drawing room which has glazed double doors to both the front and rear gardens; this room is currently used as a home office. Glazed double doors from the hall open to the everyday sitting room which has an open fire and windows overlooking, and a door giving access to, the enclosed rear garden. The adjacent dining room also enjoys garden views, offers a charming formal entertaining space and has a door to the kitchen/breakfast room which spans the depth of the house. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of cream units, 1½ bowl ceramic sink and drainer, separate preparation sink, Britannia range-style cooker, is plumbed for a dishwasher and offers space for an American-style fridge/freezer. Solid oak flooring runs through the kitchen to the dining area which offers ample space for a large table and chairs, has a vaulted ceiling, open fire and glazed French doors leading out to the terrace and garden. There is also a stable door and window to the front aspect and a door leading through to the large utility room which is fitted with a good range of storage cupboards, sink and drainer, integrated freezer, is plumbed for a washing machine and dishwasher and vented for a tumble dryer. A cloakroom off the entrance hall with contemporary round stone wash hand basin, WC and bespoke chestnut cabinetry completes the ground floor accommodation.

To the first floor the galleried landing is bathed with natural light from a window to the front and has a shelved linen cupboard. The master bedroom suite comprises a spacious bedroom with sash window with window seat offering elevated garden views and additional round window to the western elevation, a dressing room with a comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes, airing cupboard and round window, and an en-suite shower room with shower, twin wash hand basins, WC and a range of fitted cupboards and shelves.

There are three further bedrooms all of which have windows with window seats and built-in storage cupboards. One of the bedrooms has a wash hand basin set in a vanity unit, and another has a hatch with drop-down ladder giving access to a part-boarded loft which provides extensive storage. These bedrooms are served by a bathroom with double-ended bath with shower over, wash hand basin set on a vanity unit, bidet and WC; this bathroom has a connecting door to the master bedroom’s en-suite shower room.

Externally

To the front of the house there is a gravelled parking area and low maintenance front garden with low boundary wall, mature shrubbery and a path leading to the front door. The detached garage is situated beyond the entrance drive at the bottom of the garden and has a remote roller door, benefits from power and light, has a generous workshop area and a stable door that opens to the rear garden.

The well-maintained, private south-facing garden includes a large flagstone terrace and decked seating area with oak pergola both of which are adjacent to the house, ideally placed for outdoor entertaining or to enjoy the peaceful and secluded garden setting. The garden includes an attractive water feature, raised beds, lawns divided by a gravel path that leads to the garage, established borders and mature trees including productive plum, apple and cherry trees.

Local Information

The property is ideally placed for all the amenities within 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 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 Rail Station 1.3 miles | Corbridge 4.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 20.1 miles | Newcastle City Centre 22.5 miles

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