Accommodation in Brief:
Hall | Lounge/Garden Room | Kitchen/Dining Room | Utility Room | Pantry | Study | Master Bedroom with En-Suite | Two Further Bedrooms one with En-Suite Shower Room | Bathroom
Parking | Detached Double Garage | Garden
Meadow View is a delightful converted traditional barn that is set in a rural yet convenient location just outside the hamlet of Hindley. Finished to an extremely high specification, the property benefits from spacious, flexible accommodation with characterful details including arched openings, reclaimed exposed brickwork, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, solid oak flooring and private gardens benefiting from far-reaching views.
The front door opens into a bright hall which has windows to either side. A half-glazed door leads into the spacious drawing room, with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, which is open to the garden room. The lounge has a feature brick fireplace fitted with a multi-fuel stove and has glazed French doors leading out to the rear terrace. The garden room area provides a more intimate seating area from which to enjoy the garden and outstanding views at all times of the year. The spacious, dual-aspect kitchen/dining room is fitted with a comprehensive range of oak units with granite work surfaces including a large island, a 1½ bowl under-mounted sink, electric aims aga set in a feature brick chimney breast, ceramic hob, integrated combination oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and wine cooler. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and French doors lead out to the garden. Off the kitchen there is a useful pantry with a range of fitted cupboards and a utility room fitted with a range of units, single sink and drainer, plumbed for a washing machine and with space for a dryer. A door from the lounge leads to a study which has an original hemmel arch with glazed door, with glazed side panels, that leads out to the courtyard. Off the study there is a well-proportioned bedroom, also with original hemmel with glazed door to the courtyard, which benefits from an en-suite shower room.
From the hall a passage leads to the main bedroom and bathroom accommodation. The master bedroom, which has glazed French doors out to the rear garden, has a fully-tiled en-suite with shower, wash hand basin, WC and feature lighting. A further triple-aspect, double bedroom enjoys stunning views over the garden and beyond. This bedroom is served by a sumptuous, contemporary bathroom with freestanding bath, separate walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Meadow View is approached along a gravelled drive that leads to a gated entrance and large gravelled parking and turning area and front garden with boundary walling. The detached double garage has two sets of timber double doors, benefits from light and power and has a workshop/storage area to the side.
To the front of the property there is a large flagstone terrace and lawned area with attractive border planting. A pedestrian gate leads to the rear garden where a paved path leads around the house to a further terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining or just to enjoy the garden and fabulous views. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with boundary fencing, flower beds and some maturing trees. The path continues round the house to an enclosed courtyard which provides a further private and secluded outdoor area.
Note: The drive is owned by a neighbouring property with the owners of Meadow View having a right of access; maintenance is shared between all four houses within the development.
Hindley is a small hamlet situated south of the River Tyne amidst beautiful Northumberland countryside just a short distance south of Stocksfield, with Whittonstall nearby to the south-east. The area provides an excellent alternative to city life, giving an opportunity to enjoy the rural situation with good accessibility to city and business centres. Hindley is well positioned for access to all the local amenities of Stocksfield which include a range of shops, doctors’ surgery, garage, post office and sports facilities including a golf course and tennis club. Nearby Corbridge offers a wide variety of local amenities including a range of artisan shops, a renowned delicatessen, supermarket, restaurants, inns, doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, community services and a garage, while Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. The market town of Hexham provides further professional, retail and recreational services including a cinema, theatre and hospital while Newcastle is very accessible and provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.
For schooling, there are a number of primary schools in the area including Broomley First School in Stocksfield and Whittonstall First School, with senior schooling offered in Hexham and Prudhoe. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School just outside Corbridge provides private education from nursery up to 13 years, and there are several private day schools in Newcastle.
For the commuter, there are excellent road links east and west to Newcastle and Carlisle, with onward access to the A1 and M6 respectively. The rail station in Stocksfield provides regular cross country services, which in turn link to other main line services to major UK cities. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible.
Stocksfield Station 1.6 miles | Corbridge 6.5 miles | Hexham 8.9 miles | Newcastle City Centre 15.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 16.8 miles