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Set within the prestigious and highly regarded rural Axwell Hall, Axwell Park estate is this outstanding picturesque three bedroom stone built cottage. A home of true character and warmth, the property is superbly presented with an outstanding balance between the period charm of the original building and the wonderful contemporary additions this fabulous home beholds. Boasting a perfect balance of striking modern fittings and beautiful natural materials, the cottage has been carefully designed internally to maximise the use of space. This is a delightful dwelling set within a captivating country garden and surrounded by a beautiful backdrop of fields and woodland.
On entering the property you are immediately impressed, with the entrance hall featuring an exposed timber door with ornate coloured glass panels, a beautiful stone tiled floor, feature skylight and turning staircase rising to the first floor accommodation. The lounge is impressive yet cosy, with the focal point being a commanding Inglenook fireplace with solid fuel stove. This room enjoys lovely views and boasts an exposed stone wall with twin recessed alcoves and is fitted with bespoke shelving/media display unit to one wall. The open plan dining kitchen is truly stunning and perfect for modern family living and entertaining alike. Fitted with a contemporary range of high gloss curved units further enhanced by beautiful granite worktops as well as a feature log store and an exposed stone wall, which add to the character of this fabulous space. There is also a useful larder/laundry room and guest cloakroom/wc. Bedroom three is simply wonderful and completes the ground floor accommodation, with exposed stone wall and a pretty outlook. At first floor level you have two bedrooms, the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, plus a stylish contemporary bathroom.
The detached timber frame summer house within the gardens is a wonderful extension of 2 Home Farm Cottages. Enjoying an elevated position and ideally placed to take full advantage of the scenic surroundings and fabulous woodland views. The summer house is equipped with mains electricity and dimmable lighting.
The attractive garden sets the scene and is yet another highlight providing a lovely outlook and a magical place to relax and entertain. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature planting, shrubs and magnificent trees. The first of two paved sun terraces is positioned at the main entrance to the cottage and is perfectly placed to sit and enjoy breakfast whilst taking in the enviable view. At the foot of the garden steps lead to a second elevated patio which is surrounded by tall mature trees and the woodland backdrop. This area also contains raised beds for vegetables and herbs. In addition, the lower part of the garden is the third tier and boasts a secluded sitting area and bespoke garden shed. This area is accessed via steps with a stunning roped balustrade. The garden is equipped with mains lighting, electric points and mains water supply.
Furthermore the property benefits from an oversize garage with a staircase leading to a mezzanine, which currently houses a delightful home gym. In addition to this, the property has a separate car parking area for up to five vehicles, and additional lawned area overlooking open fields.
Set in the glorious grounds of Axwell Hall, and at the top of a private road, 2 Home Farm Cottages provides a tranquil and relaxing setting yet lies only a few miles from the centres of Gateshead and Newcastle. This inspirational location is nestled in a landscape of woodland and is well placed for access to excellent road links including the A1M, the Metro Centre and County Durham as well as bus routes, schools and local amenities. The nearby Derwent Country Park is an amazing place to explore and contains woodlands, meadows, wetlands and riverside, offering walking and cycling trails as well as bird hides. For sporting enthusiasts you are also within convenient reach of Blaydon Tennis Club and Blaydon Rugby Club.