Apperley Road, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43
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FOR SALE AS A WHOLE TO INCLUDE BUILDING PLOT OR IN TWO LOTS: Lot 1 - Substantial detached house standing in approximately 1 acre - Offers in Excess of £750,000. Lot 2 - Single building plot with planning approval for one detached dwelling - Offers in Excess of £375,000.
The Whins, built in the late 19th century, is a fine detached country home located in the fashionable and sought after village of Stocksfield which is situated just 18 miles, via the A69, to the west of Newcastle City centre. Located within the picturesque Tyne Valley, this outstanding family home enjoys a secluded setting within mature grounds of 2 acres. If you are seeking spacious accommodation then you will not be disappointed with the four reception rooms, generous breakfasting kitchen, six bedrooms and two bathrooms and washroom with wc on the second floor plus home gym/study. Externally you have a substantial outbuilding to include a double garage, stable/workshop, gardeners wc and additional stores for bins, coal and wood. There is planning approval in place to erect a detached dwelling on the area of garden to the left of the drive as you approach the house. You will see on the plan within the particulars an area of land with planning approval, which extends to approximately 1 acre, hatched blue and the entire site is edged red.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors, with the living space to the ground floor radiating off the reception hall to include a drawing room with ornate cornicing to the ceiling, a formal dining room which is ideal for hosting dinner parties as well as family dining, a large breakfasting kitchen with ample storage units and integrated appliances, playroom, utility room and cloakroom with wc. The first floor accommodates four bedrooms and two bathrooms, whilst to the second floor there are two further bedrooms and a washroom.
The Whins occupies a commanding elevated and secluded location offering the discerning purchaser a superb opportunity to place their own personal stamp and style upon the property. The grounds feature banks of mature rhododendrons and azaleas, magnificent mature trees and swathes of lawn.
Forming part of the Painshawfield Estate, the area of Apperley Road was developed at the turn of the 20th century, with the majority of the properties set within large grounds. The area is managed by the Painshawfield Estate Management Committee which oversee the upkeep of the area. The current owners have advised that the Management Committee meet 10 times a year including an annual general meeting. Residents pay a modest sum of £50.00 per annum to the management committee. At the drive entrance there is an open area of green that is in the ownership of The Whins and six neighbouring residents.
Stocksfield is situated south of the River Tyne and is a thriving community located within convenient reach of the A69 trunk road which connects to Newcastle, the A1, Carlisle and the Lake District. Stocksfield train station provides commuter links to Newcastle and beyond and the village offers a range of local shops, garage/petrol station, primary school, cricket club and golf club. There are walks and bridleways abound to enjoy the glorious surrounding countryside. Corbridge and Hexham both offer a further choice of amenities, shops and artisan traders. Hexham has a secondary school with private schooling available in Newcastle and to the other side of the A69 you will find Mowden Hall School, a well-regarded private prep school, in Newton village.
In making The Whins your home, you will enjoy a delightful rural lifestyle within convenient reach of Newcastle, the Metrocentre, Durham and the stunning countryside of Northumberland.