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Town Farm Cottage, Great Whittington, Northumberland

A Grade II Listed two bedroom cottage in a sought-after Northumberland village

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Dining Room | Two Bedrooms | Bathroom

Rear Courtyard | Garden Room | Garden Store

The Property

Town Farm Cottage, originally a farm workers‘ cottage, is a delightful Grade II Listed property that has an abundance of charm and character. With exposed beams and stonework, stripped floor boards and period windows and doors, this property offers a delightful two bedroom village home. The property is located in a central position within the village and has been well maintained by the current owners who have added a spacious and versatile garden room and restored the sash windows.

Internally, this property is charming with attractive period features including an inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and Yorkshire sliding sash windows. The front door opens into an entrance hall with stairs up to the first floor. A door gives access to the sitting room which offers generous living and entertaining space, has afeature stone fireplace with multi-fuel stove, corner cupboard and alcove log store, a useful under-stairs storage cupboard, oak flooring and a window offering views to the front. A step leads up to the kitchen/dining room which is located to the rear and has a door out to the private courtyard garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream units, Belfast sink, Rayburn range cooker, space for a separate cooker and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs for dining and two windows overlooking the private rear courtyard.

Upstairs the property offers two double bedrooms both of which overlook thevillage green. The landing is flooded with natural light from a conservation roof light. The master bedroom has exposed beams while the second bedroom has beams that have been painted. The bedrooms are served by a bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising double-ended bath, contemporary wash hand basin set on a vanity unit and WC complemented by painted floor board and beams.

Externally

To the front of the property a gravelled parking area with space for two cars leads to the property. To the front of the cottage there are raised beds and an area to sit and enjoys views of the village green.

To the rear there is a charming brick and paved, private courtyard which offers a delightful area to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. A fabulous timber garden room (5.0m x 2.4m) offers a versatile study, work room or guest bedroom. The cabin has glazed double doors, a multi-fuel stove and a further half-glazed door to the rear which gives access to an attached garden store.

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 with restaurant and an active 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 dentists’ surgeries, community services and a garage, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities includingspa, gym, golf courses and driving range. The historic market town of Hexham provides further professional, retail and recreational services including a cinema, theatre and 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 Preparatory School is situated just outside Corbridge and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years and there are several private day schools in Newcastle with school transport offered from Brocksbushes Farm Shop.

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

Corbridge 5.4 miles | Hexham 8.2 miles | Newcastle International Airport 13.2 miles | Newcastle City Centre 18.0 miles

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