The Old Vicarage

Ninebanks, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 8DB

Offers Over £550,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Cellar
  • Double garage
  • Outbuilding
  • Gardens
  • Far Reaching Views
  • High Speed Broadband

THE PROPERTYThe Old Vicarage is a splendid detached period house, set in a peaceful and secluded position in the heart of the North Pennines. The property offers up to six bedrooms and more than 3500 square feet of characterful accommodation with high ceilings, large sash windows and various other attractive original details.The accommodation is mostly finished in a traditional style and could benefit from some modernisation, but there are light, spacious reception rooms and views across the sweeping, dramatic countryside. The main reception room is the large drawing room, which has a bay window and French doors opening onto the garden, as well as an open fireplace. The ground floor also has a comfortable sitting room, a formal dining room and a kitchen with an oil Aga and space for other appliances. The large utility room and the cellar provide further space for storage.The first floor has four double bedrooms, including the principal bedroom, which shares a Jack and Jill bathroom with one other bedroom, which could be used as a dressing room if required. The other two first-floor bedrooms have their own washbasins, while there is also a family bathroom on the first floor. A further two bedrooms can be accessed via a second staircase from the utility while the ground floor has a useful additional shower room again accessible from the utility.OUTSIDEThe house is set in a pretty garden with views across the surrounding hills. Parking is available on the driveway at the front of the house, while there is also a double garage and a traditional outbuilding, providing storage or workshop space. LOCATIONThe property is set in a secluded rural location in the hamlet of Ninebanks, surrounded by the stunning countryside of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The nearby village of Allendale provides everyday amenities including a post office, a local pub, a café, a pharmacy and a primary school. There are further amenities in Haydon Bridge and Hexham, 11 and 14 miles away respectively, including a choice of shops, independent retailers and supermarkets, as well as leisure facilities. Schooling is also available in Haydon Bridge and Hexham, including secondary schools.The local area is ideal for walking, cycling and riding and many of the North Pennines’ magnificent hills and landscapes are within easy reach. These include Cross Fell and the beautiful High Force waterfall. Golf is available at Allendale Golf Club.The area is popular for its secluded and peaceful setting, though the A69 is just 11 miles away, connecting to Hexham, Carlisle and Newcastle upon Tyne. Rail services are available from Haydon Bridge.DIRECTIONSFrom the A69 at Haydon Bridge, turn onto the A686 heading towards Alston and Langley and continue to follow the A686 for just over nine miles. Turn left, following the sign for Nenthead, Carrshield, Limestone Brae and Ninebanks, then after two miles you will find the entrance to the property on your right-hand side.Post Code: NE47 8DBGENERALServices: Private water supply. Septic tank drainage (the assumption is that this is not compliant and the buyer will have to budget to cater for this). Mains electricity. Oil central heating. High Speed broadband connection.Local Authority: Northumberland County Council Tenure: FreeholdCouncil Tax: Band GEPC: Rated FVIEWINGStrictly by appointment with Galbraith HexhamTel: 01434 693693 Email: hexham@galbraithgroup.comANTI MONEY LAUNDERING (AML) RegulationsPlease note that under the 2017 AML regulations we are legally required to carry out money laundering checks against purchasers. To enable us to complete these checks purchasers will need to provide along with their offer either: a) originals of primary (e.g. a passport) and secondary (e.g. current council tax or Utility bill) or b) copies of the same certified and dated by appropriate professional. Failure to provide this information may result in an offer not being considered.