Property Summary

Offers Over £465,000

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Reception Room
  • 2.01 Acres

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

0333 920 2220

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Furnace House

Mohope, Hexham, Northumberland

    Key Features

  • Charming and characterful throughout
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Full site extending to approximately 0.81 Ha (2.01 Ac)
  • Grade II Listed former bastle house
  • Idyllic setting
  • Range of stone built stores and cellar workshops
  • Stunning countryside views
  • Three bedrooms

BEST AND FINAL OFFERS TO BE MADE BY 12:00 ON WEDNESDAY 4TH AUGUST 2021. A charming and characterful Grade II Listed Bastle House with approximately 2 acres of land.

The Property
Furnace House is a charming Bastle house set in approximately 0.81 Ha (2.01 Ac) of land. Situated in an idyllic location within the peaceful hamlet of Mohope, the property offers a unique layout which provides quirky and flexible accommodation.

The main entrance to the property is via a wooden stable door with arched stone detailing which leads into the utility/boot room. Featuring flagged stone flooring, this area provides a useful space for the removal and storage of coats and boots, as well as for power and plumbing for white goods.

Stairs rise to the kitchen from here, which is fitted with a range of wooden base units topped with contrasting worktops and Belfast sink inset. Recessed into the wall is an original cast iron bread oven, while beams to the ceiling and exposed wooden flooring contribute to the character of the property. An oil fired AGA provides a cooking source and supplements the hot water heating system.

Steps down from the kitchen lead into the living room, which is flooded with natural light. An inglenook house an electric flame effect stove which does not currently generate heat.
The inner hall and stairwell is accessed from the living room. To the right hand side lies a single bedroom which benefits from fitted wardrobes and a decorative feature fireplace.

The shower room is accessed from the same landing area, and is fitted with a white suite comprising of WC, bidet, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and walk in wet room style shower cubicle. The floor is laid with slate effect tiles, while there is a range of useful storage cupboards and a low level window and Velux skylight floods the room with natural light.
Returning to the landing, stairs lead down to the lower ground floor accommodation which provides access to the WC/cloakroom, a well proportioned double bedroom with delightful rear aspect views, while the workshop can also be accessed from here.

Returning to the living room, a door provides access to a further staircase rising to the loft space. There is a useful study area, ideal for those who work from home, while to the left hand side lies a well proportioned double bedroom which benefits from storage within the eaves. There is also an easily accessible store room located on
this floor.

The property is accessed via a single track lane and leads to an area of hard standing providing off road parking. There are patio areas to three sides of the property which provides the perfect space for entertaining. There are two useful workshops/outhouses, as well as a vegetable garden and chicken coop/log store. The land consists of meadow land and lies predominantly to the South of the property, with the full site extending to approximately 0.81 Ha (2.01 Ac). It is understood that a drainage channel runs through the land providing a natural water source during times when this is flowing. The seller does not however guarantee that this supply is permanently plentiful and purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the availability of a water supply to the land if required.

The property is predominantly enclosed by dry stone walling with a post and wire fence to the southern boundary. Responsibility for the maintenance of these boundaries will pass to the purchaser and their successors in title.

Tenure & Possession
It is understood that the freehold of the property is being sold with vacant possession upon completion.

It is understood that the property is serviced by mains electricity and benefits from an oil fired central heating system, drainage to a private septic tank and a spring water supply. The holding tank for the water is located on third party land. It is understood that the water supply is fitted with a filtration and UV purifying system and is checked annually.

Please note that the property is Grade II Listed.

Local Authority
Northumberland County Council

EPC Rating
This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of E.

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Important Notice
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