A beautifully appointed stone and slate built property in the centre of the market town of Hexham with balcony views overlooking the Sele Park and Cockshaw Burn Dene. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, double length garage and private courtyard garden.
THE PROPERTY 1A Shaftoe Crescent is an exceptionally well crafted home built as part of a small development in 2012 by an award winning local housebuilder. The property has been sensitively and thoughtfully designed, using traditional stone, incorporating bay windows, natural slate roofs and lead clad dormers, referencing the existing Victorian streetscape.
The property is built to a very high standard and designed, internally and externally, with a huge amount of detail in mind, making the property more efficient and economical to run. This attractive home provides bright, spacious and flexible accommodation over four floors including a superb open plan kitchen/dining room, high quality fixtures and fittings, oak flooring, timber double glazed windows and French doors, the means for an open fireplace and contemporary balconies with views out over the Cockshaw Burn Dene and towards the Sele Park and the Northumberland hills and beyond. A traditional Victorian styled property with all the advantages and comforts of a well-appointed contemporary home.
The period-styled front door opens to an attractive vestibule with a black and white chequered tiled floor. A pretty glazed door leads through into a bright entrance hall which includes a separate cloakroom cupboard and WC. The sitting room which looks out over a charming front garden, has a lovely fireplace with a gas fired stove and attractive oak beam mantel. The spacious open plan kitchen/dining room has views out through large French doors that lead onto an inviting wide decked balcony overlooking the patio garden below and onto the Cockshaw Burn Dene. The light and modern kitchen has integral appliances and granite surfaces.
Stairs lead down to the rear entrance hall, with access out to the courtyard patio, a utility room, and to the double length garage. Beyond the garage is an excellent auxiliary room, ideal for storage.
On the first floor are two en-suite double bedrooms, the master bedroom has French doors leading out onto a secluded balcony and has a very generous, luxurious en-suite bathroom. The second floor provides two further bedrooms both having individual access to the Jack and Jill bathroom and has fantastic fitted wardrobes to the back bedroom overlooking the woodland park.
EXTERNALLY There is a charming front garden with gravelled and paved areas and beds of mature shrubs. To the rear there is a well-presented courtyard patio garden, a block paved parking area, vehicular access to the garage and double timber gates leading out to the rear driveway.
LOCATION The property is ideally placed for all the amenities within this attractive, bustling market town of Hexham which offers a full range of facilities with superb supermarkets, a good range of shops including independent delicatessens, greengrocers, butchers, bakers and bimonthly farmers' markets, leisure/sports centre, cinema, theatre, professional services and a well thought of hospital. The town has an historic Abbey at its heart together with several other noteworthy buildings.
The beautiful surrounding area provides pleasant walks and other country pursuits, sports clubs, golf course and Hexham racecourse within easy reach. The historic, charming village of Corbridge offers additional amenities including further artisan shops and independent boutiques. Nearby Close House and Matfen Hall offer excellent leisure facilities. Newcastle city centre, Carlisle and Durham are all within easy reach and provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.
For schooling there is a wide selection of schools within Hexham including The Sele First School, which is in the heart of Hexham and has achieved 'Outstanding' Ofsted reports for many years and provides exceptional education from 3-9 years of age. The highly regarded Queen Elizabeth High School is also within walking distance. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School is nearby and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years of age and is the former school of Alexander Armstrong. There are several private day schools in Newcastle with school transport offered from Hexham.
For the commuter the railway station at Hexham provides regular cross country services to Newcastle and Carlisle, where connecting main line services are available to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach. For the commuter the A69 provides excellent access to Scotland via the A68 or Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west and onward access to the A1 and M6.
SERVICES Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CHARGES Northumberland County Council tax band E.
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Hexham on 01434 608980.
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