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The Hay Barn, West Fenwick, Stamfordham, Newcastle upon Tyne

An impressive detached barn conversion with stunning Northumberland countryside views

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Hallway | Breakfasting Kitchen | Garden Room/Dining Room | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Utility Room | Cloakroom/WC | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Two Double Bedrooms with En-suite Shower Rooms | Two Further Double Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Garage | Private Driveway | Graveled Car Parking | Landscaped Gardens

The Property

The Hay Barn is set in beautiful countryside close to and between the lovely villages of Stamfordham and Matfen. Having recently been converted, this stunning detached property boasts a very high standard of finish together with spacious and light accommodation throughout. Modern living is afforded whilst traditional, rustic charm is maintained through the use of original stone, solid oak doors, traditional woodwork and staircases. The main living areas of the ground floor benefit from plenty of natural light which floods through windows with full height glazing before reflecting off limestone slab flooring and tasteful, neutral décor.

From the impressive entrance hallway with large glazed panels and feature staircase, is the drawing room. With its focal fireplace, this is a relaxing and peaceful space with access to the rear garden, whilst the neighbouring sitting room is a cosy snug or TV room with vaulted ceiling and exposed timber roof beams. The heart of this home is the spacious, dual aspect breakfasting kitchen which has a comprehensive range of impressive hand painted, solid wood cabinetry and contrasting granite worktops, with range-style induction cooker. A large island with under mounted preparation sink, microwave oven and feature overhead lighting sits on contrasting limestone flagged flooring. Continue through the kitchen to a superb garden room/dining room with exposed stone work, vaulted ceiling and access to the rear garden. An adjoining garage annex has a large double bedroom with en-suite shower room to the upper level, which could also be used as a self-contained home office.

The traditional timber staircase from the entrance hall rises to a bright and spacious first-floor galleried landing with a feature glazed wall providing lovely views over open countryside. The spacious master bedroom includes a semi vaulted ceiling, dressing area with integrated double wardrobe, and nicely appointed en-suite bathroom with wet room-style walk-in shower, bath, wash hand basin unit, heated chrome towel rail and WC, with glazed porcelain tiles to the walls and floor. There are three further double bedrooms to this part of the house, one with an en-suite shower room and integrated double wardrobe. A stylish fully tiled family bathroom with wet room-style shower and white suite with bright chrome fittings completes the accommodation.

Note: A choice of oak or carpeted flooring in the drawing room, sitting room and garden room will be offered to the prospective purchaser along with a log burner as part of the asking price.


Stone pillared entrance gates open to an extensive graveled driveway, car parking area and landscaped gardens. The boundary of the property is enclosed by attractive dry-stone walling. External timed feature lighting, external electric sockets and water taps are also provided.

A positive response has been received from Northumberland County Council relating to a pre-planning enquiry (17/00800/PREAPP) for a proposed additional detached double garage with storage room.

Local Information

The Hay Barn is located between and close to the lovely villages of Matfen and Stamfordham; both offering a range of local amenities including village shop and tea room, public houses, doctors surgery, school, cricket club and village halls. Matfen Hall with its excellent range of leisure facilities including golf courses, gym, swimming pool and spa and award winning restaurant is located close by.

This enviable semi-rural location benefits from lovely countryside but also provides easy access to Newcastle International airport and Ponteland, which offers a wider range of local facilities including restaurants, public houses, doctors and dentist surgeries, supermarkets, highly rated schools, professional services and banking facilities. Newcastle city centre, which provides a comprehensive range of cultural, educational, health, recreational and shopping facilities is also within easy reach.

The historic village of Corbridge and the market town of Hexham, which offers a comprehensive range of retail facilities including cinema, theatre and hospital, are also close by.

For education, Stamfordham village has an excellent first school, rated outstanding by OFSTED, whilst Ponteland has good first, middle and high schools. Corbridge also has strongly rated first and middle schools. Mowden Hall preparatory school is located within easy reach, and there are several highly rated private day schools in Newcastle including Royal Grammar School.

For the commuter, The Hay Barn is convenient for the A69 which gives excellent access to Newcastle and the A1(M) to the east and Carlisle and M6 to the west. Rail services from Callerton Parkway near Ponteland and Corbridge provide links into Newcastle where connecting main line services are available to other major UK cities. Newcastle airport is also close by, and there is also a regular bus service to Newcastle and Hexham.

Approximate Mileages

Ponteland 8.0 miles | Corbridge 8.3 miles | Newcastle International Airport 9.4 miles | Hexham 12.6 miles | Newcastle City Centre 14.2 miles

For full property information please download the brochure.

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