Breckon Hill

Lowgate, Hexham, Northumberland
  3.51 Acres  4  3  3

An impressive Grade II Listed farmhouse set in an idyllic rural setting yet within close proximity to the market town of Hexham

Sale Agreed
Guide Price

Key Features

  • Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • Beautiful Interior Décor
  • Walled Gardens & Grounds
  • Breathtaking Views
  • Rural Yet Accessible
  • Convenient For Hexham

Accommodation in Brief
Ground Floor
Reception Hall | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Dining Room |   | Cloakroom/WC | Study | Utility Room | Drawing Room

First Floor
Principal Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Guest Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Detached Garage | Driveway | Walled Garden | Terrace | Dog Enclosure | Grounds

The Property
Breckon Hill is located in a stunning rural setting, near the hamlet of Lowgate, very close to Hexham, and with only a handful of neighbours. The property is stone-built period farmhouse, beautifully finished and maintained both inside and out, and with extensive gardens and glorious views across the surrounding rolling fields, Breckon Hill is a wonderful family home and the opportunity for a true country lifestyle.

The front door opens into a large, welcoming reception hallway with wood burning stove set within a stone fireplace. The main reception rooms radiate from this; an elegant, light sitting room and a sophisticated drawing room, both with window shutters and stone fireplaces. The impressive kitchen/dining room is also accessible from the sitting room, providing a seamless flow between these two areas.  This is a fantastic light, bright open plan living and entertaining space with vaulted ceiling and exposed wooden ceiling beams adding bags of character. An excellent range of modern wall and floor units, including a large island bench and integrated appliances, sit alongside a traditional style range cooker, wood burning stove and stable door to the rear garden. A walk-in pantry and downstairs WC are very handy features, as is the spacious study with a wall of built-in cupboards, ideal for home working or as a play room, and a well-equipped utility room with laundry facilities and an external door.

A sweeping staircase leads from an inner hall to the first floor. The principal bedroom is dual aspect and has stunning countryside views. It benefits from built-in wardrobes, an en-suite shower room and has space for a sofa as well as bedroom furniture. Three further bedrooms; two with built-in storage, one with en-suite shower room and all showcasing the amazing views, and a luxurious family bathroom with modern freestanding bath and separate walk-in shower, also grace the first floor.

Externally
A sweeping driveway and graveled area to the front of the house provide excellent access and parking, alongside the detached garage. To the rear, a terraced area provides a gorgeous place to sit, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside, alongside a well-manicured walled garden with lawn and mature trees and shrubs. There is also a dog enclosure. Fenced land stretches from the house to the burn.

Local Information
The historic market town of Hexham offers a full range of day-to-day amenities with supermarkets, a good range of shops and restaurants, leisure centre, doctors’ and dentist surgeries, a petrol station, professional services and a hospital. The beautiful surrounding area provides walks and other country pursuits, with golf courses, sports clubs and Hexham racecourse within easy reach. The popular Tyne Valley village of Corbridge is also close by and offers a variety of shops, a renowned delicatessen, further restaurants, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. Newcastle City Centre provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there are excellent state schools in Hexham, including St Joseph’s Catholic Middle School, Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School . In addition, there is Mowden Hall Prep School just outside Corbridge together with several private day schools in Newcastle.

For the commuter the A69 provides excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west, with onward access to the A1 and M6 respectively. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross country services, which in turn link to other main line services to major UK cities north and south.

Approximate Mileages
Hexham 2.3 miles | Corbridge 6.2 miles | Newcastle International Airport 21.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 25.4 miles

Services
Mains electricity, gas and water. Drainage to septic tank. Gas central heating, hot water and additional bio mass boiler.  Fibre broadband.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property is being sold subject to all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether or not specified within the sales particulars.

Agents Note to Purchasers
We strive to ensure all property details are accurate, however, they are not to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact and do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract. All measurements and floor plans have been prepared as a guide only. All services, systems and appliances listed in the details have not been tested by us and no guarantee is given to their operating ability or efficiency. Please be advised that some information may be awaiting vendor approval.

Submitting an Offer
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