Detached house for sale in Tillmouth, Cornhill On Tweed, Northumberland TD12

Offers over £675,000
Detached house for sale - 5 bedrooms 5 3 2
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Property features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Lounge/Dining Area
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Office
  • Cloakroom & Utility Room
  • Bedroom/Sitting Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Large Gardens, Outhouses & Garage

Property description

The Old School House was built in 1867 as a school and headmasters residence, providing education for the local children from the rural area. The school was closed in 1965 and was sympathetically converted into a stunning private residence, ensuring that the original character and charm has been retained. This beautifully presented dwelling would make a magnificent family home, however, the current owners have in the past run it as a successful bed and breakfast establishment.
The Old School House is set within established landscaped level gardens and grounds, which extends to approximately 1.2 acres, which are mainly laid to lawns, flowerbeds and shrubberies and ample 'off road' parking on a gravelled driveway to the front and side of the house leading to the garage.

The well appointed interior of this Grade ll Listed building, has many of its original character and charm, which includes coving, beamed ceilings, working shutters on the arched windows, deep skirting boards and original interior doors. The accommodation is set on two levels, with separate staircases to each first floor wing. The property is entered through a vestibule into the main entrance hall with original carved staircase, which gives access to a generous lounge with a dining area and an attractive marble fireplace. There is a large farmhouse style kitchen with a range of shaker styled kitchen units and an Aga. From the kitchen is an office, a large utility room and cloakroom. There are three large double bedrooms on the ground floor, with bedroom three having a bay window and access to a Jack and Jill bathroom, this bedroom could be used as another reception room if required.

On the north first floor wing is a family bathroom with a four piece suite and a large double bedroom with sitting area and fitted wardrobes. On the south wing is a shower room and the stunning main bedroom with a ornate beamed ceiling and sitting area.
The Old School House is surrounded by level landscaped gardens and grounds on all sides, ensuring privacy for the owners. The grounds extend to approximately 1.2 acres of level lawns and contain a large garage and a range of useful stone built outhouses.

Viewing is highly recommended of this stunning home.

Front Door Vestibule (5'1 x 5'3 (1.55m x 1.60m))

Entrance door to the vestibule which has the original tiled floor and a glazed entrance door to the hall.

Entrance Hall (9'7 x 13'7 (2.92m x 4.14m))

With an attractive oak carved staircase giving access to the first floor level, with a large walk-in cupboard below. A double window to the side and central heating radiator.

Lounge/Dining Area (15'9 x 27'7 (4.80m x 8.41m))

A beautifully presented reception room with coving on the ceiling and an attractive open coal marble fireplace, with a cast-iron inset. Two double windows to the rear and a double window to the side, making it a bright and airy room. Two central heating radiators and a built-in shelved recess.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (22'6 x 14'1 (6.86m x 4.29m))

A spacious kitchen with ample space for a table and chairs and has the original school flooring and a feature arch recess with a built-in shelved storage cupboards to either side. The kitchen is fitted with and electric Aga and cream base shaker style units with oak worktop surfaces. Belfast sink with two large full-length windows to the rear.

Office (14'3 x 17'7 (4.34m x 5.36m))

With two central heating radiators and doors to the rear hall, internal hall and the utility room, the office has stairs to the first floor landing.

Rear Hall (14'3 x 5'3 (4.34m x 1.60m))

With a tiled floor the hall has a single and double window to the side and entrance door giving access to the rear garden. Central heating radiator.

Cloakroom (7'7 x 2'9 (2.31m x 0.84m))

Fitted with a white two piece suite, which includes a wash hand basin with a mirror shelf and light above and a toilet with a toilet roll holder. Double window to the side and a central heating radiator.

Utility Room (18'8 x 14'6 (5.69m x 4.42m))

With plumbing for an automatic washing machine and an excellent range of built-in storage cupboards, the utility room has a walk-in shelved pantry. A Belfast sink and a triple window to the side and rear an entrance door to the front. Built-in shelved linen cupboard.

Bedroom 3/Sitting Room (16'5 x 14' (5.00m x 4.27m))

A multifunctional room which is currently being used as a double bedroom with a large bay window to the front. This room could easily be used as another reception room if required. Built-in shelved recess, coving on the ceiling and two central heating radiators. Door to the bathroom.

Bathroom (6'6 x 14'3 (1.98m x 4.34m))

Fitted with a quality white four piece suite, which includes a bath with a shower attachment, a corner shower cubicle with an electric shower, a toilet and wash and basin with a mirror, light and shaver socket above. Double window to the front, heated towel rail and a door to the internal hall.

Internal Hall

With a double window to the front and a single window to the side, two central heating radiators.

Bedroom 4 (12'9 x 13'4 (3.89m x 4.06m))

A double bedroom with a double built-in wardrobe and a triple window to the front and a single to the side. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom 5 (13'4 x 13'4 (4.06m x 4.06m))

Another double bedroom with a triple window to the side and two built-in double wardrobes with cupboard space above. Central heating radiator.

First Floor Landing (8' x 13' (2.44m x 3.96m))

With a double window to the side and a double wall light.

Bathroom (9'4 x 13'6 (2.84m x 4.11m))

White four piece suite, which includes a shower cubicle, a bath with a shower attachment, a toilet and a wash hand basin with a mirror, shelf, shaver light and socket above. Heated towel rail and a double window to the side. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2 (7'6 x 14' (2.29m x 4.27m))

A stunning dual aspect double bedroom with a sitting area, which includes three built-in double wardrobes with cupboards space above. Double window to the front and rear, two central heating radiators and a partially vaulted ceiling.

Landing (3'6 x 3'3 (1.07m x 0.99m))

Giving access to bedroom one and shower room.

Bedroom 1 (26'9 x 19'9 (8.15m x 6.02m))

A stunning bedroom with a sitting area with a beautiful beamed ceiling and three arched windows to the front and side and velux windows, ensuring that the room is bright and airy. Three central heating radiators and access to a loft area for storage.

Shower Room (5' x 13'8 (1.52m x 4.17m))

Fitted with a white three piece suite which includes in walk-in shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, a toilet and a wash hand basin. Three windows to the rear and a heated towel rail. Central heating radiator and a built-in shelved shelved storage cupboard.


Driveway giving access to the front and side of the property offering ample parking for a number of vehicles. Access to the garage to the rear of the property. Beautiful level landscaped gardens and grounds that extend to approximately 1.2 aces of lawns, flowerbeds and shrubberies. There are a range of useful stone built outhouses to the rear offering excellent storage for garden equipment.


A large garage to the rear of the property with an up and over door and window to the side.

General Information

Full oil fired central heating.
Partial secondary glazing.
Drainage into a septic tank, mains water electric and telephone.
Tenure - Freehold.
Energy rating - Exempt - Grade ll Listed.

Agency Information

Office opening hours
Monday - Friday 9.00 - 16.30
Saturday 9.00 - 12.00

Fixtures & fittings

Items described in these particulars are included in sale, all other items are specifically excluded. All heating systems and their appliances are untested.


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