Substantial and elegant Farmhouse with barn, Gin Gan and land by separate negotiation.
The property enjoys an idyllic rural situation, approximately 2 miles north of Wark-on-Tyne, an ancient settlement with connections back to Roman Times. The village supports a post office/newsagent, butcher, two public houses, church, primary school and doctors surgery, as well as the award winning Battlesteads Hotel. The nearest supermarket is in Bellingham 3 miles to the North. For the commuter the A68, A69 and A1(M) provide links to the major commercial centres of the North East. Newcastle International Airport along with the East Coast railway provides further communications with the rest of the country. Many of the regions renowned beauty spots are within a short drive, notably Kielder Water, Hadrians Wall, Cragside and Wallington Hall. Beyond are the delights of the East Coast, the Scottish borders, Lake District and North Yorkshire.
The Green Farmhouse, built about 200 years ago and extended in 1970, occupies a beautiful location with south facing gardens. It provides versatile and generously proportioned accommodation with three reception rooms, six bedrooms and two bathrooms. To the rear of the property is a stone-built barn and gin gan with planning permission for the creation of annexed accommodation if desired. Alternatively it could be utilised for garaging and storage or the creation of a home office environment. To the east of the gin gan is a stack yard and implement shed. The gardens are principally lawned with a former tennis court and enjoy stunning views over the surrounding countryside. To the west of the property there is a shared driveway leading to the courtyard. There are designated parking areas within the courtyard, shared with the Granary, which forms the west side of the courtyard. Adjoining the property is land extending to 10.757 hectares (26.12 acres) which is available by separate negotiation.
A substantial panelled doorway to the rear of the property leads through to a small lobby providing ample coat hanging facilities and access to a cloakroom/WC. A broad archway leads through to a dining hall with glazed double-opening French doors to the gardens, pine floor boarding and original fireplace with stone lintel jambs and open grate. The sitting room is approached through a deep panelled reveal and is a dual aspect room with two windows looking out to the front gardens. The focal point is a painted chimney piece with Baxi open grate and there is pine flooring continuing throughout. To the opposite end of the property is a further dual aspect living room having pleasant outlook to the gardens and countryside beyond, along with shuttered windows. The breakfast kitchen will benefit from updated appointments. It has a white four oven aga, base and wall mounted storage units and twin steel sink units. There is also a study looking out over the stack yard with exposed stainless floor boarding. To the first floor is a near full-width landing with linen press, off which are six bedrooms, two bathrooms and a utility room. The principal bedrooms overlook the gardens and surrounding countryside and there is one bedroom to the rear which comprises two inter-connecting rooms.
The land lies to south and east of the property with up to 10.57 hectares (26.12 acres) being available by separate negotiation.