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The Shealing, Shellbraes, Great Whittington, Northumberland

A striking barn conversion with sumptuous interior and stunning views over surrounding countryside

Accommodation in Brief
Reception Hall | Cloakroom/WC | Open Plan Kitchen/Living/Dining Room | Utility Room | Sitting Room | Drawing Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom and Dressing Room | Two Bedrooms with En-suite Shower Rooms | Two Further Bedrooms | Bathroom | Shower Room | Mezzanine Study

Gardens | Paddock Available By Separate Negotiation

The Property

The Shealing is a striking detached barn conversion, set in beautiful Northumberland countryside close to the village of Great Whittington. Having been recently redeveloped, the property boasts an impeccable standard of finish, along with spacious, light and attractive accommodation.

The ground floor living spaces are enhanced by stunning full-height panoramic windows, which welcome an abundance of natural light and showcase the superb views of the surrounding countryside. The décor is simple yet stylish, with neutral tones, wood flooring and recessed lighting creating a highly attractive environment. The sitting room is a highly welcoming space to relax, while the open-plan living/dining area has a double aspect, including sliding doors opening onto patio space. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with a smart range of units and marble worktops, a range-style cooker and an island with integral breakfast bar.

Located on the first floor, and undoubtedly a fine feature of the house, is the contemporary style galleried drawing room. Stairs lead up to the gallery, with glass panelled balustrading, where there is excellent study space. The high vaulted ceiling across both of these rooms creates an immense sense of light and space.

The five bedrooms are spread over the first and second floors, including the master bedroom with its own dressing room and en-suite bathroom. The two bedrooms on the second floor each have an en-suite shower room, and there is a family bathroom. 

Externally

The property is approached via a gravel driveway, which opens out into a spacious parking area with space for multiple vehicles. To the side and rear of the property there is a pristine garden, with extensive lawns and a large stone-flagged sun terrace. The boundary is marked by post and rail fencing and traditional stone walls, while beyond the garden, the gorgeous Northumberland countryside stretches into the distance. An adjoining small paddock may be accessed from the both the driveway and gardens via 5-bar timber gates.

An additional paddock is available by separate negotiation.

Local Information

Great Whittington is a popular, small conservation village in the Tyne Valley, situated within easy commuting distance of Newcastle. The village is surrounded by beautiful, rolling farmland and has the benefit of a village pub and village hall. The nearby charming and historic village of Corbridge offers a wide variety of local amenities including a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen, supermarket, restaurants, inns, doctors’ and dentist surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities including spa, gym, golf courses and driving range. The historic market town of Hexham provides further professional, retail and recreational services including a hospital. Newcastle city centre which provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities is also within easy reach.

For schooling there are first and middle Schools in Corbridge, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Prep School is located just outside Corbridge and there are several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter Great Whittington is convenient for the Military Road and A69 which give excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west. Railway stations, located in Corbridge and Stocksfield, provide services to Newcastle and Carlisle where connecting main line rail services are available to major UK cities. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible and there is a regular bus service to both Newcastle and Hexham.

Approximate Mileages

Great Whittington 1.2 miles | Corbridge 5.9 miles | Hexham 8.3 miles | Newcastle International Airport 16.7 miles | Newcastle City Centre 19.0 miles

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