Period stone built Grade II listed house, set in around 1 acre of private grounds and gardens overlooking the River Blyth, with a secure gated driveway with parking for a number of cars, a double garage and a number of outbuildings/sheds – four bedrooms, five reception rooms, two bathrooms.
Vale House is a beautiful traditional, stone built Grade II Listed house, dating from the 19th Century, and set in a fabulous garden site extending to around one acre, with a number of outbuildings and garages, a vegetable garden area, as well as a gated driveway with parking for a number of cars. The house is formerly part of the Blagdon Estate.
The period house has retained many original and traditional features including; wood beams to the ceilings, exposed stonework to the walls, stone Inglenook fireplaces with cast iron multi fuel stoves in the sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room, wood floors and period decorative fireplaces.
Ground floor – Vestibule/porch | Reception hallway with a lovely traditional balustrade staircase to the first floor | Cloakroom/wc with traditional high level cistern wc and basin | Superb 22ft sitting room with a stone Inglenook fireplace with cast iron stove and beams to the ceiling – a door opens to the garden | Generous 20ft dining room with decorative fireplace | Versatile music room/3rd reception room | Cosy snug/family room | Garden room/orangery with windows to three sides and doors opening to the garden | Fabulous traditional farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room with a range of oak cabinets, a large central island with a wood worktop, exposed stone and beams, and a stone Inglenook fireplace with a multi fuel stove and a range of appliances including; ceramic hob, double oven, integrated fridge/freezer | Utility room fitted with a range of cabinets, plumbing for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer & fridge.
First floor – First floor landing with access to the loft via a pull down ladder | Master bedroom with wood beams to the ceiling, built in storage cupboard and doors to the walk in dressing room and ensuite | Dressing room with fitted wardrobes | Luxury ensuite bathroom with freestanding roll top bath, exposed stonework and wooden beams, and stone recessed chimney | Double bedroom two with exposed beams and a decorative fireplace | Bedroom three with a dual aspect windows and a decorative fireplace | Bedroom four with beams to the ceiling | Family bathroom/wc with a white suite comprising’ bath, wc and basin, and a shower with massage shower jets.
Externally – The gardens of Vale House extend to approx. 1 acre, predominantly lawned with well stocked flower beds, vegetable garden, timber summerhouse, and stone terraced seating areas. The house is approached via large double gates, opening to an extensive driveway with parking for several cars – there is a detached double garage currently used as workshop.
The property is located just off the A1, south of Stannington village, overlooking the River Blyth and adjacent to the original stone bridge on the A1 and mature woodland. Stannington is ideally placed for easy access to Newcastle upon Tyne, Morpeth and Ponteland – local village amenities include the local pub ‘The Ridley Arms’, Stannington First School & Nursery, hall and church and then west of the village is St Marys where there is a superb St Marys Inn, hotel and pub/restaurant.
Approx. distances – Stannington 0.7 miles Morpeth 5.7 miles Cramlington 6.5 miles Ponteland 9.2 miles Newcastle upon Tyne 12 miles
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