Bishopfield is a superb five bedroom country home full of character and charm located in a stunning setting on the outskirts of the popular village of Allendale.
DESCRIPTION Bishopfield is a superb five bedroom country home full of character and charm located in a stunning setting on the outskirts of the popular village of Allendale.
Part of this substantial period home has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners with some rooms still requiring renovation. The property was built circa 1740 and was further extended in the 1920's and now enjoys many noteworthy character features.
The versatile accommodation is accessed by an entrance lobby, there are two doors from the entrance lobby, one leading into the main living room, the other leading into the breakfasting kitchen. The kitchen which is fitted with a range of shaker style wall and base units with a central island and complimentary granite work surfaces, integral appliances include ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer along with an oil fired AGA. A snug/study area is accessed from the kitchen and enjoys a multi fuel stove with a door leading into the utility room and WC. There are two sitting rooms both with stunning feature fireplaces housing open fires and character features such as coving, picture rails and ceiling roses with both rooms enjoying views of the landscaped gardens. The dining area is accessed off the hallway with doors to both sitting rooms. A staircase from the hallway leads to the first floor with a large landing window providing lots of natural light. There are five bedrooms, all large double bedrooms with the exception of one room which is currently used as a study. The master bedroom benefits from fitted wardrobes along one wall with a door leading into a room ready to convert into an en suite shower room. The family bathroom is fully tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising of a bath with telephone shower, WC, large walk in shower and a wash hand basin set in a vanity unit. On the landing area a cast iron spiral staircase leads up to the attic space with a storage area providing access to the roof and a room that could be used as further bedroom.
EXTERNALLY Approached via a shared gravelled driveway the property is set within grounds extending to approximately 2/3 of an acre. Formal landscaped gardens extend immediately to the south and east of the house comprising mainly of lawned areas with a patio seating area. Beyond the driveway is a more informal lawned area with a vegetable and herb garden. There is a dried up pond and water feature to the front of the property that could be restored. The stunning gardens are a particular feature of the property with views over open farmland to the south and extensive views east and north. The property benefits from parking and a large timber workshop/garden store.
DIRECTIONS From Hexham follow the B6305 signposted Allendale. Continue along this road and go through the village of Catton then bear right signposted Carrshield/Nenthead B6303. Follow this road until you reach the next junction then turn right signposted Whitfield, continue along this road for approximately half a mile then turn right into the shared driveway. Follow the driveway down to the bottom and the property can be found on the left hand side.
SERVICES Mains electricity is connected. Oil fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water. Septic tank drainage and spring water.
CHARGES Northumberland County Council tax band F.
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Hexham on 01434 608980.
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