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The Granary, Shotley Field, Northumberland

A magnificent stone built barn conversion with stunning panoramic views

Accommodation in Brief
Sitting Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Garden Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite | Cloakroom/WC | Two Guest Bedrooms with En-suites | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Utility Room | Second Cloakroom/WC | Storage Room

Gardens | Orchard | Garden Store | Double Garage | Parking

The Property

The Granary is an impressive stone built barn conversion which has been converted to an exceptionally high standard with flexible accommodation in a rural yet convenient location. The property offers generously-proportioned rooms and characterful details such as oak flooring, exposed stone walls, Juliet balconies and elegant beamed ceilings combined with contemporary bathrooms and modern comforts.

Double front doors open into a stunning sitting room, where the unique character of the property is immediately apparent. Generously sized windows and a charming Juliet balcony flood the room with natural daylight, whilst vaulted ceilings enhance the sense of space and original exposed beams add charming period detail. The sitting room has been thoughtfully designed to offer a contemporary living space with a substantial Inglenook fireplace complete with a modern glass-fronted Morsø log-burning stove providing an attractive focal point. Beyond the sitting room, the bright and spacious kitchen/breakfast room offers stunning elevated views of the surrounding countryside and provides a welcoming heart of the home. With ample space for everyday dining, the kitchen also benefits from an island unit and features an extensive range of white fitted cabinets with stylish granite work surfaces. Integrated appliances include an electric hob with double oven, two fridges, a freezer and a dishwasher. From the kitchen, stairs lead down to a delightful garden room with space to entertain and enjoy the views. A door to the rear garden is well-suited to offer everyday access to the property and there is a cloakroom with wash hand basin and WC conveniently located off the garden room. Returning to the first floor, the sitting room also provides access to a guest bedroom with en-suite shower room comprising a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. From the guest bedroom a hallway leads into the spectacular dining room which is generously proportioned and offers a fantastic entertaining space. The room is naturally bright; offering uninterrupted elevated views of the surrounding countryside and further benefitting from a Juliet balcony. Also to the first floor, there is a useful storage room and a cloak room with wash hand basin and WC.

From the sitting room, stairs lead down to the ground floor. The generously-proportioned master bedroom has direct access to the beautifully maintained rear garden and further benefits from contemporary fitted wardrobes and an en-suite wet room comprising a walk-in shower, stone tiled flooring, a wash hand basin on granite countertop and WC. An elegant wooden shelf reflects the extensive woodwork throughout the property, whilst a recessed double mirrored cabinet provides storage.

There are two further well-proportioned bedrooms to the ground floor, one of which benefits from an en-suite shower room comprising a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Currently used as a study, the final bedroom sits to the rear of the property and is naturally bright, with a door to the garden. The family bathroom features a bath, shower, wash hand basin and WC. A spacious utility room with fitted units, a stainless steel sink with drainer, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer completes the downstairs accommodation.

Externally

Sitting amidst glorious Northumbrian countryside in an exclusive development of three individual properties, The Granary is within easy reach of local amenities yet offers an idyllic rural life with beautiful landscaped gardens, a productive orchard and walled garden. A useful stone shed has been sympathetically converted from an old blacksmith’s shop, whilst a double garage and additional parking for numerous vehicles adds great practicality.

Note: There is a management company responsible for the upkeep and lighting of the communal parking area, the painting maintenance of the garages and the maintenance of the treatment plant. A monthly fee of £80 payable to the management company.

Local Information

Shotley Field is a small community situated amidst stunning scenery on the Northumberland and County Durham Border. Nearby Shotley Bridge offers a range of local amenities such as shops, restaurant, public houses and primary school, whilst Hamsterley Colliery has a doctor’s surgery. The popular village of Corbridge is also close and offers an excellent range of day-to-day amenities with a wide variety of shops, a renowned delicatessen, restaurants, inns, doctor and dentist surgeries, community services, a garage, educational and professional services, while Matfen Hall, Close House, Slaley Hall and Derwent Reservoir all offer excellent leisure and sporting facilities. The historic market town of Hexham offers further professional, retail and recreational services including large supermarkets and a cinema, theatre and hospital. Newcastle city centre is also within easy reach provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there is a First School in Whittonstall together with First and Middle Schools in Corbridge, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Preparatory School just outside Corbridge provides private education from nursery up to 13 years, and there are 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 are railway stations in Stocksfield and Corbridge 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

Shotley Bridge 2.4 miles | Corbridge 10.2 miles | Hexham 12.3 miles | Newcastle City Centre 16.7 miles | Newcastle International Airport 20.6 miles

Finest Properties also offer Residential Lettings services. If you have a property to let, please contact us to discuss how we can help.

Other services include Equestrian, Land & Farms Agency and Financial Services.

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