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4.08 acres, The Old Stables, Stelling Hall, Newton, Stocksfield, Northumberland
For Sale - Guide Price £1,600,000


  • Magnificent Character Properties
  • Stone-Built House & Cottage
  • Beautiful Surroundings
  • Paddock & Stabling
  • Desirable Location

Accommodation in Brief
The Old Stables
Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Drawing Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Utility Room | Cloakroom/WC | Principal Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Study | Guest Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Two Further Bedrooms | Bathroom

Stable Cottage
Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Kitchen | Two Bedrooms | Bathroom

Garage | Parking | Courtyard | Gardens | Paddock | Stables | Tack Room & Hay Store

The Property
The Old Stables & Stable Cottage offer a unique and beautiful property developed around a period courtyard that originally comprised the stable managers house, office and stable yard for Stelling Hall. The sympathetic and high quality work has created a stunning stone-built house with generous accommodation and inviting interior décor along with a substantial single storey cottage. A magnificent central tower links the properties with the grand courtyard archway passing beneath. The sweeping open courtyard and attractive gardens are complemented by a large paddock with stables to provide a wealth of opportunities. Situated close to the popular village of Newton, The Old Stables is set in a rural location yet with excellent access to amenities and regional centres.

The Old Stables
The main house is laid out over two floors with spacious and flexible accommodation. A host of character features are found throughout including eye-catching exposed beams and Victorian woodwork along with period doors and fireplaces. Elegant contemporary fixtures and fittings blend beautifully to add modern comfort. Generous reception space includes the sitting room, drawing room and dining room whilst the welcoming kitchen/breakfast room offers a warm heart to the home.

To the first floor is the generous sleeping accommodation. The principal bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom and excellent storage. Onward access leads to the study within the tower, providing an inspiring spot to work from home with wonderful views. The guest bedroom also features an en-suite bathroom, whilst two further bedrooms are served by the family bathroom.

Stable Cottage
On the east side of the courtyard is Stable Cottage with all accommodation laid out over a single storey. The cottage provides expansive space for guests or dependent relatives, or simply as additional space to the main house. The charming character of the The Old Stables continues throughout Stable Cottage, most strikingly with the panelled barrelled ceiling in the kitchen. There is a large sitting room and two double bedrooms served by a bathroom with bath, separate shower, wash hand basin and WC.

Externally
Two gravelled driveways through mature grounds lead to the front of the properties and the parking area. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn and each property has ample outside space to enjoy separately.

A fabulous enclosed courtyard provides an additional garden area with stone flagged sun terrace, and a block paved access lane to the extensive garaging and stable block. The stabling, tack room and hay store are well placed being close to the house and with direct access to the beautiful parkland paddock which has southerly views over the Tyne Valley.

Local Information
The Old Stables lies a short distance from Newton which is a small, attractive, conservation village in the Tyne Valley, and is within easy commuting distance of Newcastle. The property is surrounded by beautiful countryside and nearby Newton has the benefit of a village inn, said to be one of the oldest in Northumberland, a community hall and one of the longest-established cricket teams in the country. The charming and historic village of Corbridge is within easy reach and 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 nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities. The market town of Hexham provides further services including larger supermarkets, a good range of shops and professional services, swimming pool, cinema, theatre and a hospital. Newcastle City Centre which is also within easy reach provides comprehensive cultural, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling there are First and Middle Schools in Corbridge, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School is nearby and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years. There are several private day schools in Newcastle with school transport offered from the local Brocksbushes Farm Shop.

For the commuter Newton is convenient for the A69 which gives excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west and onward access to the A1 and M6. Railway stations are located in Corbridge and Stocksfield which provide regular cross country services to Newcastle and Carlisle where connecting main line rail services are available to major UK cities. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible.

Approximate Mileages
Corbridge 4.8 miles | Hexham 8.3 miles | Newcastle International Airport 11.3 miles | Newcastle City Centre 13.5 miles

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