Property Summary

Guide Price £595,000

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Old Field, Catton

Hexham, Northumberland

    Key Features

  • 30m x 18m all weather sand turnout with automatic water troughs
  • 40m x 21m all weather outdoor arena with mirrors, jump store and Silica sand and rubber surface
  • Detached, stone built farmhouse with superb equestrian facilities
  • Four/five bedrooms
  • Off road parking for numerous vehicles
  • Panoramic countryside views
  • Range of useful outbuildings
  • Two reception rooms
  • Two timber stable blocks consisting of eight loose boxes and separate feed room with spring water supply
  • Whole site extending to 3.85Ha (9.51Ac)

Detached, stone built farmhouse with superb equestrian facilities. Four/five bedroomed property while the whole site extends to 3.85 Hectares (9.51Acres).

The Property
Old Field is a well presented, detached stone built property set amidst open countryside. Benefitting from panoramic views, the property offers excellent equestrian facilities which include an outdoor arena, as well as a timber stable block consisting of 8 stables and a separate hay store. There is also a range of useful outbuildings/workshops, whilst the whole site extends to approximately 3.85 Hectares (9.51Acres) which surrounds the property.

The main entrance to the property leads into the porch, which features flagged stone flooring and in turn leads into the reception hallway. To the right hand side lies the kitchen, which is fitted with a range of cream, shaker style handmade base and wall mounted storage units, topped with contrasting worktops. Integral appliances include an under counter fridge, whilst there is space for a freestanding electric cooker with extractor over. Featuring tiled flooring and original beams to the ceiling, the focal point to the kitchen is the impressive inglenook with exposed stone chimney breast which houses a multi-fuel stove.

Leading from the kitchen is the utility room, which is fitted with a range of base units topped with contrasting worktops which incorporate a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. The tiled flooring from the kitchen continues into the utility room, whilst there is ample space, power and plumbing for a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. External access to the rear can be granted from here, whilst there are also useful storage cupboards. The tack room is accessed from the utility room and is a flexible space which could be utilised for a number of purposes.

Returning to the reception hallway, the dining room can be accessed and is a well proportioned, light and airy reception room. Featuring original beams to the ceiling, external access can be granted to the front of the property, leading to the South facing enclosed courtyard. Steps from the dining room lead down into the living room, with the focal point being the multi-fuel stove set upon a Sandstone hearth with Sandstone surround and mantel over. Featuring original beams to the ceiling, the living room enjoys a front aspect view.

A doorway from the dining room provides access to the staircase leading to the first floor landing, as well as the ground floor WC.

The split level first floor landing benefits from a useful and versatile space currently utilised as a home office. Featuring storage within the eaves, this area is flooded with natural light courtesy of the Velux skylight.

The master bedroom is a well proportioned double, enjoying a pleasant outlook to the front elevation and over the property’s land and arena.

The second bedroom is a further well proportioned double which is flooded with natural light courtesy of the Velux skylights and window to the side elevation.

The third bedroom is currently utilised as a first floor snug and features an original, cast iron feature fireplace with hearth and stone surround. Laid with wooden effect laminate flooring, the snug leads into a further, flexible room which is currently utilised as a double bedroom.

The fourth bedroom is a good sized single enjoying a front aspect view over the adjoining land and countryside.

The first floor accommodation is completed by the family bathroom, which is fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, panel enclosed bath and shower cubicle with electric shower. Featuring tiled flooring, the family bathroom is also tiled to splashback level.

Kitchen - 4.36m x 4.39m (14’3” x 14’4”)
Dining Room - 3.49m x 4.39m (11’4” x 14’4”)
Living Room - 3.49m x 4.39m (11’4” x 14’4”)
Master Bedroom - 3.78m x 4.32m (12’4” x 14’1”)
Bedroom Two - 4.68m max x 4.33m (15’3” max x 14’2”)
Snug - 3.23m x 3.12m (10’5” x 10’2”)
Bedroom Three - 2.19m x 3.32m (7’1” x 10’8”)
Bedroom Four - 3.27m x 2.18m (10’7” x 7’1”)
Bathroom - 3.29m x 1.66m (10’7” x 5’4”)
Study - 1.34m x 3.63m (4’3” x 11’9”)

To the front of the property is a pleasant, enclosed patio and decked area. Ideally suited to entertaining and alfresco dining, the front courtyard enjoys South facing views. A single integral garage with up and over door provides off road parking, and also houses the Biomass boiler and water tank. There is a gravelled area to the front elevation providing off road parking for numerous vehicles. To the rear of the property, there is an area of hardstanding which leads down into an enclosed lawned garden, as well as an enclosed woodland garden which is planted with a range of wild flowers and incorporates a stream.

Land and Equestrian Facilities
The whole site extends to approximately 3.85Ha (9.51Ac), with the land surrounding the property and being split into manageable paddocks. To the side of the property, there is a stable block consisting of three timber built stables measuring approximately 12m x 11.5m, as well as a further five timber stables measuring approximately 11.5m x 18m, alongside a feed room/rug store. A natural spring water supply services the stable block, and is fed from a header tank to the rear of the stable block. There is also a timber hay store, as well as a fenced sand turnout area with automatic water troughs fed from the header tank.

The outdoor arena is situated to the front of the property, and is laid with Silica sand and rubber, measuring approximately 21m x 40m and including a purpose built store for jumps. To the rear of the property, is a stone built barn which is a versatile space, laid with wooden flooring and benefitting from power.

This in turn leads into a former cow byre which is currently utilised as a workshop. A further former cow byre can be accessed from this point, which features a multi-fuel stove and is currently utilised as an office. Located to the side of the property are three stone built former coal sheds, providing useful storage, as well as an area of hardstanding.

From the centre of Hexham travel west along Hencotes and turn left onto Allendale Road (B6305). Continue for approximately 9 miles joining the B6304 and then B6295. Bear left onto Staward Lane before reaching The Crown public house, and continue on this road for approximately one mile and the subject property is located on the left hand side.

1. A public footpath runs down the driveway, into the woodland garden and through neighbouring land.

2. The central heating system to the property is powered by a Biomass boiler located in the garage.

3. The property benefits from wooden double glazed windows and doors throughout.

4. The property benefits from solar panels which provide electricity and the feed in tariff is included in the sale.

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