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The Farmhouse, Newfield, Minsteracres, Northumberland

A recently renovated Grade II Listed Northumberland farmhouse with 1.7 acres in an accessible picturesque rural setting

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Hall | Study | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Master Bedroom Suite | Guest Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Bathroom

Double Garage | Garden | Paddock | Stable & Tack Room

The Property

The Farmhouse is a Grade II Listed property which has been renovated in recent years and provides comfortable accommodation and retains many period features. The high-quality fixtures and fittings are in keeping with the character of the house and the décor is extremely tasteful.

The inviting reception hall has an impressive hardwood staircase, stone-flagged floor and full-height ceiling, and leads to a study and the inner hall. A well-appointed drawing room is flooded with natural light from the south-facing windows and glazed door overlooking the garden, and has stripped pine floor, exposed beams and wood burning stove. The second reception room is a generous sitting room with stripped pine floor, exposed brick chimney breast and open fire with limestone surround. Adjoining this room is the stunning kitchen/breakfast room which forms the hub of the house and has a door out to the paved terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a range of classic hand-painted units with black granite surfaces, island and larder units, Belfast sink, cream AIMS electric AGA and an integrated dishwasher, on a stone-flagged floor. A utility room leads to a cloakroom/WC and the integral double garage with additional storage space completes the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor retains an abundance of charm with galleried landing, beams and areas of exposed stone wall. A sumptuous master bedroom suite has a beautiful combed ceiling with exposed beams, open fireplace and delightful views over the rear garden. The en-suite bathroom is accessed through the dressing room and comprises a central, cast iron roll top bath, twin wash basins set in vanity units with marble tops and individually-designed shower unit. The guest bedroom also benefits from an en-suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms, one with a mezzanine area (3.00m x 2.40m). The family bathroom is fitted with a stylish white suite.

Externally

To the front of the house a tarmacadam driveway leads to a cobbled parking area and the integral double garage. The cobbled courtyard is for the benefit of all the properties at Newfield, but The Farmhouse enjoys the principal benefit of this additional car parking and amenity area.

The low maintenance front garden consists of a variety of plants and shrubs and is enclosed by a traditional stone wall. To the rear of the house there is a south-facing garden with paved terrace, perfect for outdoor entertaining, and a raised area of extensive lawn with beautifully stocked borders and hexagonal summer house. The far-reaching views from the rear of the property look over the adjoining pony paddock with mobile field shelter, spring-fed duck pond and wild flower meadow. In all the property extends to approximately 1.7 acres.

A timber stable and tack room is currently situated in a neighbouring paddock which is rented by the vendors for a modest annual sum.

Local Information

Newfield is a select little community amidst stunning scenery on the Northumberland and County Durham Border. The popular village of Corbridge is nearby and offers an excellent range of day-to-day amenities with a wide variety of shops, a renowned delicatessen, restaurants, inns, doctors’ and dentist surgeries, community services, a garage, educational and professional services, while nearby Matfen Hall, Close House and Slaley Hall offer excellent leisure facilities. The historic market town of Hexham offers further professional, retail and recreational services including large supermarkets and a hospital. Newcastle city centre is also within easy reach provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities. For schooling there are First and Middle Schools in Corbridge, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition Mowden Hall Prep School is situated just outside Corbridge together with several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter the A68 and A69 give excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west. There is a railway station in Stocksfield which provides services to Newcastle and Carlisle where connecting main line rail services are available to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible.

Approximate Mileages

Stocksfield Station 5.5 miles | Corbridge 8.5 miles | Hexham 10.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 18.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 21.2 miles

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