Ogle Castle

Ogle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE20 0AT

Guide Price £1,000,000

5 acres

Bedroom Count icon 7

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 6

  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Library
  • Kitchens
  • Utility and Boot Rooms
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bath/Shower Rooms (3 en-suite)
  • Versitile 80' Carriage House
  • Charming formal gardens
  • Paddock and Stables
  • Tranquil Rural Location
  • Business Opportunity
  • Grade I Listed with Historical Interest
  • Accessible to all major transport links
  • Acreage: circa 5 Acres (2,02 Hectares)

THE PROPERTYOgle Castle is a highly imposing country house steeped in history and set in pretty ornamental gardens and grounds extending to about 5 acres. Thought to date back to before the 14th Century this handsome stone built property has many splendid character features including arched doorways, stone mullioned windows, exposed timber beams and imposing original stone inglenook fireplaces. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall with three stunning reception rooms including the grand dining hall with its magnificent exposed stone wall and original fireplace. There is also a large, comfortable sitting room with an equally stunning crescent-shaped fireplace, which has been fitted with a wood burning stove. Additionally, the ground floor features an oak-panelled library and a lovely breakfasting kitchen including an Aga, a utility room, a boot room and boiler room all providing further space for storage and appliances. There is also a home office, cloakroom/wc, kitchen and former bakery which in turn lead to the attached Carriage House.To the first floor there are four principal bedrooms all with stunning views to the south. Three of the bedrooms have their own en-suite shower rooms. The west wing includes a beautiful double bedroom to the front and two further bedrooms to the rear, a bathroom, shower room and ample storage. Stairs lead to the Pele Tower where there is scope for additional accommodation.OUTSIDEOgle Castle is accessed via a long tree lined private driveway that connects to a pebbled courtyard area with parking space for several cars and access to the former 80’ Carriage House. With its arched double doors The Carriage House is an extremely versatile space ideal for covered parking and storage of garden machinery and includes a store, kitchen/utility and WC making it ideal for a number of different uses. Adjacent to the courtyard is a grazing paddock with stable, loose boxes, tack room and winter storage. A peaceful woodland with walkways where the original moat once surrounded the castle lead to the rear of the property where there is a kitchen garden, further outbuildings, stables and storage. Ogle Castle has in the past operated as a bed and breakfast and potentially offers a business opportunity if desired.LOCATIONOgle Castle is perfectly positioned on the fringe of the delightful and historic village of Ogle, situated approximately 6 miles north of the popular village of Ponteland with its wide variety of shops, cafes, gastro pubs, restaurants and leisure facilities. This is a highly desirable location for those looking for a rural lifestyle but still wishing to be accessible to all amenities and transport links including Newcastle International Airport. The surrounding countryside is perfect for those who enjoy walking and other outdoor pursuits. The beautiful market town of Morpeth with mainline rail connections and the renowned villages of Belsay and Whalton are also within easy reach.DIRECTIONSFrom Ponteland take the North Road for approximately 2.5 miles then turn left at Kirkley Hall and follow this road round several bends. Once you reach the village turn right and the entrance gates to Ogle Castle are on the left after approximately half a mile.Post Code: NE20 0ATWHAT THREE WORDScaravans.crumb.rainbowGENERALServices: Mains water and electricity, private drainage, Oil central heating.Local Authority: Northumberland County CouncilTenure: FreeholdCouncil Tax: Band HEPC: ExemptVIEWINGStrictly by appointment with Galbraith HexhamTelephone: 01434 693693Email: 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.