Harlow Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE15 0QD

Offers Over £1,250,000

1.61 acres

Bedroom Count icon 8

Reception Count icon 4

Bathroom Count icon 4

  • Fine rural house
  • Easy access to Newcastle airport
  • Astonishing views
  • Well proportioned rooms with fine features
  • 8 bedrooms
  • 4 receptions
  • Pretty garden
  • Extensive range of traditional and modern farm buildings
  • About 1.61 acres
  • More land and buildings available to buy in addition if required
  • Corbridge – 7 miles • Hexham – 12 miles • Newcastle upon Tyne – 12 miles

STANDWELL The sale of Standwell offers an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase a sensational house in an outstanding yet accessible location on the north side of the Tyne Valley. This is an attractive and well positioned family house with well-proportioned south facing reception rooms, 5 first floor bedrooms and 3 additional attic rooms. There are a good range of adjoining traditional outbuildings (with potential for conversion subject to planning). LOCATION AND SITUATIONStandwell House lies in open and unspoilt countryside on the edge of the hamlet of Harlow Hill. The property lies midway (12 miles) between the market town of Hexham and Newcastle railway station. The pretty, honeypot village of Corbridge lies only 6 miles to the south. Standwell is only 8 miles from the A1 and 10 miles from Newcastle International Airport providing excellent access to the main communications network. Standwell is also well situated for gaining access to the Northumberland National Park and Kielder Forest and is only a few hundred yards north of Hadrians Wall. DESCRIPTIONStandwell is a stylish and substantial house built of attractive local stone construction under a slate roof and provides high quality family accommodation extending to approximately 5500 sq ft. The accommodation which is shown on the floor plan includes well-proportioned and mainly south facing main reception rooms and bedrooms. There are high ceilings, featuring cornicing, attractive fireplaces some with wood burning stoves, partial double glazing and some secondary glazing.Ground Floor:Reception hall with attractive fireplace, wood burning stove and polished wooden floor leads into a drawing room with fine carved fire surround, display alcove and polished wood floor. Two further reception rooms include the dining room and sitting room both of which have feature fire places. The kitchen has a fitted range of modern matching units and storage cupboards with access through to the mainly timber and glazed conservatory with dining table and slate floors. A utility with Belfast sink and timber worktop leads to the back door as well as to two larders and a laundry room. Off the staircase hall is a cloakroom and separate WC. The staircase leads up past a double glazed picture window to the first floor landing. The utility room gives onto the adjoining outbuildings into what has recently been used as a large tack room and other fantastic covered space beyond.On the First Floor: Bedroom 1 is the master bedroom with range of built in wardrobes and ensuite shower room. There are four further good sized double bedrooms, two house bathrooms and an en-suite WC on the first floor. The staircase continues up to the second floor.Second floor: Three good sized bedrooms.There is a 20 mile view to the south from the front door. Outside, stone gate posts lead to the raised gravel parking and turning area in front of the house from which steps lead to lawned gardens on two sides.BuildingsThere is an extensive range of farm buildings including barns and stores of traditional stone construction which provide a variety of possibilities, even the potential for further residential development subject to obtaining planning consent. The laundry room from the farmhouse leads into two large tack rooms beyond which are stores, workshop and garages extending in all to about 5,000 square feet of opportunity.Nearest PostcodeNE15 0QDwhat3words///steam.volunteered.freedomViewingStrictly by appointment through the joint selling agents Galbraith 07769 687978 and Savills 01904 617800. Given the potential hazards on the farm, we request you take care when viewing the property especially around the farmyard.DirectionsIf approaching on the A69 from Newcastle exit onto the B6318 at Heddon-on-the-Wall and head north west. After approximately 3 miles you enter the hamlet of Harlow Hill. Turn right just beyond the former chapel and proceed approximately 250 metres before turning right through the stone gate posts onto the main drive.TenureThe property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.Method of saleThe property is offered for sale by private treaty. Prospective purchasers should make their interest known to the selling agents as soon as possible. The vendor reserves the right to conclude negotiations by any other means.Rights of Way, Easements & WayleavesThe property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, public and private whether specifically mentioned or not. There are established rights of access to the farm and along with western boundary off the B6318 on the track which passes through Harlow Hill and onto the farm. There are no public rights of way crossing the property.Sporting and Mineral RightsThe sporting rights are included in the sale. The mines and minerals are reserved to previous owners but with provision for compensation in the event of damage caused.Local AuthorityNorthumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EFCouncil TaxStandwell – Rating HEnergy Property CertificateStandwell – Rating EServicesMains Electricity (single phase). Oil central heating. Private Drainage. Metered mains water supply.Fixtures and FittingsThe fitted carpets are included. The curtains, blinds, sink units, cupboards and tack equipment in the Utility, Laundry and Tack room are owned by the former Tenant and are available by separate negotiation.IMPORTANT INFORMATIONStandwell is the principal house of a 67.5 acre farm. If more land or buildings are required by a buyer then these may be available in addition. For instance, there are three separate cottages all let on term expired AST`s and producing valuable income. These are outside of this advertised sale but include:The LodgeA single storey stone built property under a slate roof with accommodation extending to approximately 938 sq ft. The property which sits towards the top of the drive benefits from large gardens, garaging and impressive panoramic views. The accommodation as shown on the floor plan includes a large living room, kitchen, bathroom and three bedrooms together with utility room and stores.The BungalowA single storey cottage of timber construction with accommodation extending to approximately 836 sq ft lying to the north of The Lodge. The accommodation includes living room, kitchen, hallway, three bedrooms, WC and bathroom.The CottageLying closest to the farmhouse is another attractive, single storey stone built cottage under a slate roof with access gained from the yard behind. The accommodation extends to approximately 829 sq ft including entrance porch, hallway, sitting room, kitchen, three bedrooms and a shower room.LandApproximately 67.5 acres lying within a ring fence but with excellent field access from roads and tracks.Farm Buildings13 former turkey sheds and agricultural buildings presenting a myriad of possibilities.