For Sale Guide Price £995,000
- Approximately 5 acres
- Attractive Gardens
- Stables and Land
- Stunning Views
A handsome Georgian country house with annexe, extensive gardens, stabling and paddocks
Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Vestibule | Reception Hall | Drawing Room | Garden Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Boot Room | Utility Room | Larder | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Guest Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Playroom/Study with En-suite and Dressing Room
Reception Room | Kitchen | Shower Room | Bedroom
Triple Garage | Gardens | Stables | Approximately 5 acres
Dotland Farm House is a handsome Georgian country house with extensive gardens and grounds. The property offers versatile and generously proportioned accommodation throughout with well-maintained gardens, grounds and stunning views.
The entrance vestibule leads through to the stunning reception hall with Georgian style staircase, marble effect pillar and access to the ground floor accommodation. The drawing room is a light and generously proportioned room with open fire, fitted bookshelves and fitted drinks cupboard within an arched alcove. Double doors lead through to the curved, south facing garden room which overlooks the garden and the splendid views beyond and also offers access to the patio. The dining room leads off the reception hall with beamed ceiling and an inglenook fireplace, which is a real feature of the room. A door leads through to the kitchen which is fitted with a range of units, AGA, oven, hob, fridge and sink as well as having space for a dishwasher. A delightful fitted dresser is located in the dining area with space for a table and chairs. A door leads from the kitchen to the rear of the property with access round to the garden. A useful boot room, with access to the garage, has a larder and utility room off; the utility of which has space for a tumble dryer, plumbing for a washing machine and sink, as well as housing the boiler.
The Georgian style staircase leads to the first floor with attractive arched window at half landing level. The master bedroom, with views to the east, is of a good size; with feature fireplace and a range of fitted wardrobes. Steps lead from the bedroom to the en-suite bathroom comprising bath, shower, bidet, double wash-hand basin set within an attractive marble topped vanity unit and WC. The guest bedroom, also of a good size and again with a feature fireplace, is fitted with a range of wardrobes and has a cleverly disguised en-suite, fitted with a wash-hand basin, shower and WC. A further bedroom and family bathroom are also located on the first floor. To the south side of the property is a double bedroom with stairs leading to a study/playroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room.
The annexe is a useful space comprising reception room with oil fired stove, kitchen, shower room and bedroom.
The sweeping drive leads to the parking area and triple garage. The gardens sit predominantly on the south side of the property and offer a delightful area to enjoy, laid mainly to lawn with a variety of patio areas, mature woodland, shrubs and herbaceous borders.
A smaller drive forks from the main entrance with a 5-bar gate leading through to the stables and land. The stables are of wooden construction with concrete hardstanding and are made up of 4 loose boxes, all with hay rack, water drinkers and lighting. There is also a tractor shed.
The property amounts to approximately 5 acres in total.
Hexhamshire is a peaceful, rural area situated south of Hexham and west of Slaley; it combines seclusion and privacy and all the attractions of rural life with the benefit of the attractive market town of Hexham being nearby. The area is a haven for wildlife with owls, hares, deer and abundant bird life to enjoy. The beautiful surroundings include a network of local walks and other country pursuits, including golf courses and a racecourse. The nearby hamlet of Whitley Chapel has an active Village Hall and St Helen’s Church serving the community. The Dipton Mill Inn is a traditional country inn offering local beers and homemade food, while Hexham offers a good range of local services including excellent comprehensive schooling, supermarkets, a selection of shops and a regular farmer’s market, professional services, a leisure/sports centre, an independent cinema, busy theatre and hospital. The charming village of Corbridge also offers a wide variety of local amenities including a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen, supermarket, restaurants, inns, doctor and dentist surgeries, community services and a garage. Nearby Matfen Hall, Slaley Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. Newcastle city centre is within easy reach and provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.
For schooling, there is a First School in Whitley Chapel while senior schooling is available in Hexham. In addition, Mowden Hall Preparatory School, provides private education from nursery to 13 years. There are several private day schools in Newcastle with transport available from Brocksbushes Farm Shop.
For the commuter, the A69 is a short drive away and provides easy access to Newcastle International Airport and Newcastle City Centre, Carlisle and onward access to the A1 and M6. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross-country services to both Newcastle and Carlisle, which in turn link to main line services to major UK cities north and south.
Hexham 3.1 miles | Corbridge 7.7 miles | Newcastle International Airport 22.4 miles | Newcastle City Centre 25.1 miles