Offers Over £250,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
Detached, stone built double fronted property 3 Double bedrooms 2 Reception rooms Modern fitted breakfasting kitchen Family bathroom and separate shower room Large rear garden Single attached garage Ample off road parking Currently run as a successful holiday let Pleasant, idyllic setting No onward chain
Situated on the outskirts of the pleasant village of Nenthead, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Thornleigh enjoys a rural situation being part of a small community. Nearby Alston provides a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities with a wider selection being found within the surrounding regional centres. For the commuter there are major roads lying to the east and west including the M6, A68 and A1 (M) which provide links to the major commercial centres of the north. The east and west coast mainline railways coupled with airports at Newcastle, Edinburgh and Durham Tees Valley provide services to the rest of the country. Many renowned beauty spots are close at hand beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, The Lake District, Northumberland, The Scottish Borders and the East and West Coasts.
Thornleigh is an imposing, detached property set on the edge of the delightful village of Nenthead. The property boasts several original features, whilst benefitting from a traditional yet contemporary finish. The property is currently run as a successful holiday let with 9 weeks of pre-bookings already taken for 2017. The accommodation internally is also flexible, therefore would lend itself to a variety of purchasers.
The main entrance to the property leads into an entrance conservatory with quarried tiled flooring, providing an ideal space for the removal of coats and boots. The inner hallway can be accessed in turn from the conservatory, which features travertine tiled flooring with stairs to the first floor landing directly ahead.
To the left hand side lies the breakfasting kitchen, which is fitted with a range of German Hacker modern contrasting base and wall mounted storage units topped with solid oak worktops and includes a breakfast bar providing space for informal dining. Incorporated within the worktops is a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit, whilst integral Siemens appliances include dishwasher, under counter fridge, electric 4 burner hob and under counter oven. Travertine tiled flooring continues into the kitchen from the inner hallway, whilst a large sliding sash window to the front elevation allows the room to be flooded with natural light throughout the course of the day. The focal point within the kitchen is the cream Redfyre oven which provides a secondary heating source to the property.
The boot room is situated to the rear of the kitchen, and includes patterned tiled flooring with solid Oak worktops which house the under counter oil fired central heating boiler. The garage can be accessed internally from the boot room, and provides space, plumbing and power points for washing machine and tumble dryer, alongside a ground floor WC and workshop area.
Returning to the boot room, the secondary entrance to the dining room can be found. The dining room is a bright and airy room benefitting from a dual aspect courtesy of the large French doors leading onto the rear garden and window to the Western elevation. Travertine tiled flooring compliments the contemporary finish, whilst the original stone feature wall contributes the character of the room.
The living room can be accessed from the dining room which is situated to the front of the property. The room is heated by a multi-fuel stove set within an impressive stone inglenook. The stove provides a focal point to the room, whilst beams to the ceiling emphasise the character of the room.
Returning to the inner hallway, stairs rise to the first floor landing. To the left hand side lies the master bedroom, which is situated to the front of the property and enjoys views over the adjoining countryside. The master bedroom is a spacious double, benefitting from high ceilings and features solid Walnut flooring. There is also a fitted storage cupboard providing useful storage space as well as a feature fireplace with stone hearth. The second bedroom is also situated to the front of the property, accessed by a secondary landing. The second bedroom is also a spacious double also featuring solid Walnut flooring, with sliding sash window to the front elevation and a feature fireplace with stone hearth.
The third bedroom is situated to the rear of the property and is also a spacious double enjoying views to the rear. The third bedroom could be ideally utilised as a home office or nursery.
The family bathroom is also situated to the rear of the property and is fitted with a traditionally styled white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower and rolled top freestanding bath. Wooden half panelled walls complete the classic style of the bathroom, whilst the flooring is finished with engineered oak. The bathroom also includes spot lights to the ceiling and a heated towel rail.
Situated adjacent to the bathroom is a further shower room, which includes shower cubicle with electric shower, low level WC, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit and tiled flooring.
4.12m x 4.58m (13' 6" x 15')
3.05m x 4.71m (10' x 15' 5")
4.27m x 4.12m (14' x 13' 6")
1.80m x 4.17m (5' 11" x 13' 8")
4.24m x 3.82m (13' 11" x 12' 6")
4.13m x 3.38m (13' 7" x 11' 1")
3.08m x 3.29m (10' 1" x 10' 10")
2.18m x 4.10m (7' 2" x 13' 5")
To the front of the property is hard standing providing off road parking for numerous vehicles, whilst there is also a pleasant lawed garden. To the rear of the property is a large fence enclosed garden predominantely laid to lawn, featuring a flagged stone patio area providing an ideal space for entertaining and enjoying views over the adjoining countryside.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated 'E'.
1. The property is subject to the Alston Moor Lease, which
has a term of 1000 years and commenced circa 1611.
2. The rear garden to the property is freehold.
3. Fibre optic broadband is currently connected to the
From Wolsingham, travel on the A689, passing through Stanhope and continue on the A689. Upon reaching Nenthead, the property is located on the left hand side, set back slightly from the road as identified by a George F White
for sale board.