Stonecutters is believed to have been built in the early 1970s and was purchased by the current owners in 1997. The property occupies a fabulous, mature garden site which extends to approximately half an acre.
The garden is a lovely feature of this beautiful home, built in stone and located in the centre of the very attractive and well sought after village of Wylam. The garden enjoys a great deal of sunshine and natural light from its open aspect to the south and west, and includes mature trees, and a lovely lawned area with super shrub and flower borders The garden has a beautiful outside dining area with terraces and patios.
The house itself, built in stone under a pitched tiled roof, is very well located in the centre of Wylam, which was formerly the grounds of the church of St Oswins. The house has a beautiful back drop of the church and tower. It is also very conveniently located for its immediate, easy walking access into the village of Wylam with its restaurants, shops and public inns, as well as the convenient rail and bus access that the village enjoys into Newcastle to the east and Cumbria to the west.
Wylam is well supported by excellent sports facilities including lovely golf courses and convenient road access from the A69 into Tyneside.
The house is large and spacious and has many lovely windows that overlook the gardens, as well as well proportioned rooms. The entrance hall connects to a cloakroom/wc as well as a study. The family lounge, at the front of the house, has a view to the west as well as connecting on to a reading and living area which links to the main drawing room which is a stunning room, south and west facing, with a feature stone fireplace and lovely window views, as well as patio doors leading to the south facing terrace.
The dining area connects from the living room, and also has a lovely view of the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with limed oak cabinets and has a feature aga, and leads to the utility/laundry room, which connects to the double garage and gardens. The garage has a useful hobbies/general store room.
To the first floor of the house, which was extended in 1999 with the addition of two superb double bedrooms to the southern elevation, one of which is the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and lovely en-suite shower room. The bedroom has stunning views. There are a further four double bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite shower room and all have fitted wardrobes. There is a useful general store room and family bathroom/wc.
The property benefits from gas central heating, double glazing, alarm system and good light, well proportioned rooms.
A beautiful home in a superb area of the Tyne Valley. Viewing is strongly recommended.
The property comprises:
Access is to the front of the house with a lovely glazed entrance door set back from the entrance portico, with external lighting. To the side of the door there are large windows giving natural light into the reception hall.
The reception hallway is L shaped with stripped wood floorboards, double panelled radiator, natural light from the skylight to the ceiling, infra red alarm sensor and a feature, pointed stone wall. There is a useful under stair storage area and doors leading to the principal accommodation.
The cloakroom/wc has a two piece suite including a close coupled wc, vanity wash hand basin with tiled surround, stripped wood floor, half wall height tiling and skylight to the ceiling.
Study (front facing)
3.01m x 2.62m (911 x 87)
The study has a double panelled radiator, storage shelving and a window that overlooks the approach and entrance to the house.
Family sitting room (front facing)
20 x145 (6.11m x 4.38m)
A lovely light and bright room which has two large windows overlooking the western elevation of the house, and its front garden. This is a very pleasant sitting room with two wall mounted Thorn gas central heating radiators and a feature stone division and planter which leads through to a raised floor area and connects to the living area.
91 x 185 (2.77m x 5.62m) widening to 4.55m (1411)
This connecting area is a very pleasant reading area with window views to the east and west of the house and stairs that lead down to the lower ground floor level. Glazed double doors lead to the drawing room and a sliding patio door leads to the garden.
Drawing room (front, side and rear facing) 28 x 16 (8.55m x 4.87m)
This is a fabulous room which enjoys magnificent natural light from its southern and western elevation, with sliding patio doors leading out to the south facing terrace and gardens. There are large double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, two Thorn wall mounted gas heaters, TV aerial point, power points, elegant wall paper decoration, wood panelled ceiling, infra red alarm sensor, wall lighting and brass picture lighting. The focal point of the room is the feature stone chimney breast and the coal burning effect gas fire set onto a raised hearth.
Returning to the living room stairs lead down to the rear of the house where there is a lower level dining room.
1310 x 1111(4.21m x 3.62m)
With single panelled radiator and superb, large, feature windows overlooking the gardens.
All of the main reception rooms interlink and are open plan, which is ideal for entertainment purposes.
From the living area a door leads onto the kitchen/breakfasting room.
Kitchen/breakfast room (rear facing) 167 x 111 (5.06m x 3.36m) excluding entrance area
At the entrance of the kitchen a door leads into the boiler cupboard housing the gas fired Ideal Mexico central heating boiler, for central heating and domestic hot water to the house.
The kitchen has an extensive arrangement of lime wood fronted base, wall and drawer cabinets with granite style work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel Franke sink and drainer with mono bloc tap. Built-in appliances include a neff four ring gas hob with extractor hood above, space and plumbing for a dishwasher. The focal point of the kitchen is the aga finished in yellow and black, with two ovens and two hot plates as well as providing domestic hot water back up. The work top surfaces are complimented with tiled surrounds. There is cork tiled flooring, windows overlooking the rear gardens, a good supply of power points and a telephone point. A door leads to the utility room.
Utility room (rear facing)
183 x 57 (5.56m x 1.69m)
The utility room is well equipped with fitted base and wall storage cupboards as well as drawer units with granite style work top surfaces incorporating a large, deep sink unit finished in stainless steel with mono bloc tap and tiled surrounds. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
A glazed door leads from the kitchen to the rear garden, with single panelled radiator, cloak pegs and access into the garage.
Returning to the entrance hall the open tread wood staircase leads to the first floor landing.
With double panelled radiator and shelving to the wall as well as three, excellent large fitted general storage cupboards with hanging rail and shelved storage space. The landing has access into the roof void for storage and large windows overlooking the rear garden.
This property has been substantially extended at first floor level circa. 1999.
Master bedroom (front facing)
198 x 17(5.99m x 5.19m)
With stunning views over the surrounding village of Wylam and the Tyne Valley, a very attractive, light and airy room with double panelled radiator, power points, dimmer switch light control and spotlighting to the ceiling. The bedroom has an extensive arrangement of fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelved storage space, as well as drawer units. A door leads from the bedroom to the en-suite shower room.
The en-suite shower room is very well appointed with a double shower and drying area with curved glazed screen and door, wet