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6 bed farmhouse for sale West Farm, Broomley, Stocksfield, Northumberland NE43

6 beds
4 baths
3 receptions
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Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Stocksfield1.3 miles
  • Broomhaugh Church of England First School1.4 miles
  • Riding Mill1.5 miles
  • Broomley First School1.6 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Beautiful Stone-Built Farmhouse
  • Characterful & Charming
  • Six Generous Bedrooms
  • Immaculately Presented
  • Well-Maintained Gardens
  • Paddock with Woodland
  • Glorious Surroundings
Accommodation in Brief
Ground Floor
Entrance Vestibule | Reception Hall | Drawing Room | Dining Room | Sitting Room | Kitchen | Utility Room | Boot Room | WC

First Floor
Principal Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Guest Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Two Further Double Bedrooms | Bathroom

Second Floor
Landing with Sitting/Office Space | Two Double Bedrooms | Shower Room

Driveway & Parking | Gardens | Patio | Stone Outbuilding with Stores | Greenhouse | Vegetable Plot | Paddock with Woodland Area | Around 2.06 Acres in All

The Property
West Farm is a substantial and attractive Grade II Listed detached farmhouse located in a pretty and peaceful hamlet within easy reach of all commuting links to Newcastle, Durham, the airport and more locally to Hexham and Corbridge. The farmhouse that now stands is thought to have been built in the mid-18th century, but is believed to incorporate the fabric of a much earlier structure that occupied the site. The remarkable thickness of some of the walls suggests this may have been a defensible building such as a bastle. Today West Farm offers generously proportioned living accommodation across three floors whilst retaining much original character and charm such as a stone relief carving of a dolphin on an external wall. There are fantastic gardens to the rear of the property and to the west is a well-maintained paddock with mature woodland offering shelter.

The entrance vestibule leads to the reception hall and a warm welcome to West Farm. A wood burning stove sits within an impressive stone inglenook and the floor features striking flagged stone. There are three hugely generous reception rooms on the ground floor. The inviting drawing room faces south with a feature fireplace to one end and access out to the gardens. The dining room offers more formal entertaining space with room to seat numerous guests around a dining table, whist the relaxing snug is cosy yet spacious. The wonderful country kitchen is fitted with a fine range of cabinetry with a grand range cooker in a stone inglenook as an eye-catching centrepiece. There is ample space for a table and chairs for day-to-day dining. Beyond the kitchen is the boot room, essential in a country house, and the kitchen is also complemented by a useful utility room.

Stairs rise with a quarter turn from the reception hall to the first floor where there are four large double bedrooms. The principal bedroom has fitted storage and a well-appointed en-suite bathroom. The guest bedroom has an en-suite shower room whilst the two remaining bedrooms on this floor are served by a spacious family bathroom. All of the bedrooms benefit from excellent storage space.

A door from the first floor landing reveals further stairs to the second floor, where the expansive landing area has space for a comfortable reading area or a home office set up. Two bright bedrooms illuminated by windows and skylights offer great flexibility and could be configured for a variety of uses. A shower room serves these two bedrooms and again there is remarkable storage space available.

Externally
West Farm sits on the fringe of the peaceful hamlet of Broomley amongst glorious countryside surroundings. There are well-maintained lawns to the front along with a patio with outdoor seating space. A gravelled driveway sweeps around to the rear where there is parking for a number of vehicles. There are further lawned gardens and a superb vegetable plot that has been thoughtfully laid out and carefully looked after. The gardens feature an abundance of plantings, an original well and a greenhouse, all backing on to open fields with panoramic views over the valley.

A substantial stone outbuilding, formerly a tack room and stable, provides excellent storage for outdoor equipment, tools and logs.

There is also a paddock stretching to the west of the house and extending to around 1.66 acres. The paddock is sheltered by mature trees to the boundaries with a small woodland area at the western end creating a haven for wildlife. In all, the house, gardens, ground and land extend to around 2.06 acres.

Local Information
Broomley is a small village situated south of the River Tyne amidst beautiful Northumberland countryside just a short distance west of Stocksfield and with east access to the A68. 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. Broomley 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.

Approximate Mileages
Stocksfield Station 1.7 miles | Corbridge 5.8 miles | Hexham 8.5 miles | Newcastle City Centre 15.5 miles | Newcastle International Airport 16.4 miles

Services
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

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