Shawwell House is a south facing detached family home with large gardens and stunning countryside views, conveniently situated on the outskirts of the desirable village of Corbridge. The property also benefits from a versatile annex.
THE HOUSE Shawwell House is a substantial six bedroom detached family home surrounded by impressive gardens with stunning countryside views.
The property is immaculately presented and offers generous and versatile living accommodation that retains many period features including fireplaces and sash windows.
The front door opens into an entrance porch with a door then leading into the main hallway. The drawing room and dining room are situated either side of the hallway, both enjoying a front aspect with views over the garden and beyond. Both rooms also benefit from feature brick fireplaces housing open fires.
A door separates the main hall from the inner hall where the breakfasting kitchen can be accessed. The spacious kitchen is fitted with a range of units and includes a superb antique Scottish housekeepers cupboard and an oil fired AGA. A door from the kitchen leads into the large utility room which is fitted with a range of units with a sink and drainer, plumbing for a washing machine and ventilation for a tumble dryer. There is also a useful shelved pantry cupboard.
The study is a charming room accessed from the inner hall with useful alcove storage. The rear hall has a door leading out to the rear courtyard and gives access to an informal sitting room which enjoys a front aspect with views over the garden. A cloakroom/WC completes the ground floor accommodation.
The impressive original staircase leads up to the first floor with a split level landing leading to four double bedrooms, three of the bedrooms are fitted with a range of wardrobes. The shower room and family bathroom are also situated on the first floor. A staircase leads up to the second floor where there are a further two bedrooms with storage in the eaves.
THE ANNEX Within the grounds of Shawwell House is a versatile annex, currently used as a consulting room and office. The annex offers huge potential for a number of uses including a granny annex, holiday cottage or business use (subject to the necessary planning consents).
The accommodation includes an entrance hall with waiting area, office, consulting room and WC. External doors lead out to the front driveway and rear garden.
EXTERNALLY A gated entrance provides access to the gravelled driveway with ample space for parking. Both the main house and the annex can be accessed from the driveway. A gate from the driveway leads to a courtyard area which includes a range of outhouses providing useful storage space with a gate leading to the front garden.
The impressive landscaped gardens are situated to the front and sides of the house. A gravelled path leads round to the front of the property with a range of beautiful flower beds and steps leading down to a formal lawned area with borders, mature trees and a delightful summerhouse. To the eastern side of the garden is a further lawned area with a vegetable garden and two sheds.
LOCATION Corbridge combines a range of interesting historical sites with top of the range shopping facilities. The village was founded on its present site in Saxon times and Roman stones were used to construct many of the village buildings including the Church. Today the streets, which remain much as they did in Medieval times, house a range of innovative and interesting shops, pubs and coffee shops. Corbridge is well placed for commuting purposes and is situated approximately 16 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne and 4 miles east of the popular market town of Hexham.
SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CHARGES Northumberland County Council tax band G.
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Hexham on 01434 608980.
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