Crookham, Northumberland, TD12 4TH
25 High Street
Tel: 01668 281819
About the Property
Oakhall is a stunning detached stone built period cottage, which was originally built around 1780 and has over the years been extended to create this magnificent property with considerable character and charm. The cottage is located east of the small village of Crookham, some 8 miles from Wooler and 4 miles from Cornhill-on-Tweed, where there is shopping facilities.
This unique cottage is set within two acres of mature informal gardens and grounds which creates privacy for the owners, which consists of lawns with well stocked flowerbeds and shrubberies, a woodland with meandering walks, an orchard, fruit garden and two summerhouses to take advantage of the gardens and the magnificent open views of the surrounding countryside towards the Cheviot Hills.
The interior of the cottage is been well maintained and improved by the current owners, ensuring the charm and character has remained. The spacious accommodation comprises of a large lounge with a dining area with an attractive open fireplace and a doorway to the sun room, there is a separate sitting room with built-in bookcases and a fireplace. Large farmhouse styled kitchen with traditional units and a large oil fired range. The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes, a dressing room and an en suite bathroom, there are three further double bedrooms, one of them having en suite facilities. There is a useful utility room and a cloakroom. The cottage is heated by a combination of oil fired central heating and electric heating. Solar panels (pv) have been installed and produce around £1250 per annum of micro generation income.
Ample parking in front of the garage and there is a range of outbuildings and a greenhouse.
The cottage would make an ideal retirement or family home, which is ideally located within easy reach of Edinburgh (52 miles) which is your nearest airport, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (62miles). The nearest railway station is located in Berwick-upon-Tweed, some 15 miles from the property, where is is varied shopping wand facilities.
This is a unique property and we would highly recommend viewing.
- Set in approximately 2 acres of grounds
- 2 Reception Rooms
- 3 Bedrooms
- Study/Bedroom 4
- Garage, Sheds and Large Greenhouse
- Oil and Electric Central Heating
- Countryside Views
Rear Entrance Hall
An entrance door to the end of the cottage give access to the hall, which has a built-in cloaks cupboard with a window and housing for electric meters. Two power points.
Small Sitting Room
17'10 x 12' (5.44m x 3.66m)
A comfortable reception room with coving on the ceiling and a double window to the front with a central heating radiator below. Attractive timber carved fireplace with a tiled inset and hearth and coal effect Calor gas fire. Built-in shelved bookcases to either side of the fireplace, one containing built-in cupboards below and an area to display the television. Arched alcove with shelves and built-in bookcases to one wall. Television point and six power points.
Front Entrance Hall
A partially glazed entrance door at the front of the cottage gives access to the front entrance hall and a door gives direct access to the main lounge. A loft ladder give access to the loft with shelving.
24'6 x 15' (7.47m x 4.57m)
A large lounge with two windows to the front and coving on the ceiling. Two double wall lights with a matching centre light. Attractive timber carved open coal fireplace with a marble hearth and a doorway to either side giving access to the sunroom. Six power points and a television point.
10' x 14' (3.05m x 4.27m)
A bright reception room with windows on all sides creating an ideal area to relax and take advantage of the garden. Two power points and a central heating radiator.
19'8 x 20'8 (5.99m x 6.30m)
A stunning farmhouse style kitchen which is fitted with a superb range of traditional wall and floor kitchen units, which incorporates is central workstation with a breakfast bar and solid Iroko worktop surfaces with a tiled splash back. The kitchen incorporates pull-out larder units, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer below the double window to the rear, there is also a triple window to the side. Walk-in shelved pantry. Electric ceramic hob and a large oil fired range. Inset ceiling spotlights, quarry tiled floor and ten power points. Central heating radiator and a partially glazed door to the entrance hall.
16' x 7'8 (4.88m x 2.34m)
With the glazed entrance door and window to the rear giving access to the gardens, the utility room has a stainless steel sink and drainer with cupboard space below. Built-in double linen cupboard and an airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine, four power points and a storage cupboard.
5'9 x 4' (1.75m x 1.22m)
Fitted with a toilet and a corner wash hand basin. Towel rail and an extractor fan.
15'7 x17'8 (4.75m x 5.38m)
A large double bedroom with two built-in double wardrobes with cupboards space above. Walk-in dressing room with shelving to one wall. Window to the front, a central heating radiator, five power points and a television point. Door to the en suite. Bathroom.
8'6 x 8'10 (2.59m x 2.69m)
Fitted with a quality white three-piece suite which includes a bath with a limed oak panel, a wash hand basin with a mirror and a shaver light and socket above. Built-in oak storage cupboards which includes a glass display cabinet. Toilet with a window to the front and inset ceiling spot lights.
13'11 x16'6 (4.24m x 5.03m)
A large double bedroom with a built-in wardrobe and a triple window to the rear. Night storage heater. Five power points and a door to the en suite bathroom.
En suite Bathroom
8'5 x 10' (2.57m x 3.05m)
Fitted with a quality white four piece suite which includes a corner shower cubicle, a heated towel rail, a bath with mixer tap and wash basin with medicine cabinet above. Toilet with a window to the rear, inset ceiling spotlights and a door to the entrance hall.
10'1 x 17'8 (3.07m x 5.38m)
A double bedroom with a double window to the rear and a wash hand basin with a shelf, mirror, shaver light and socket above. Night storage heater, built-in single wardrobe and seven power points
Bedroom 4/ Study
9'11 x 6'4 (3.02m x 1.93m)
Currently being used as a study, this room has a built-in corner desk with drawers below and a shelved bookcase. Double window to the rear and side, inset ceiling spotlights, an electric panel heater and four power points.
22'4 x 17'10 (6.81m x 5.44m)
With an up and over door to the front and a built-in storage shed. Lighting and power points connected.
Gardens and Grounds
The cottage is surrounded by stunning gardens and grounds which extend to approximately two acres. The private driveway leads to the side of the cottage and gives access to the garage with ample parking. The informal cottage gardens are a real feature to the property with a mature woodland with walks. Lawn areas with well stocked flowerbeds and shrubberies.
An orchard with productive apple trees, a fruit garden and two summerhouses to take advantage of the outstanding views of the surrounding countryside towards the Cheviot Hills. Due to the size of the gardens and being bounded by hedging and woodland, this creates total privacy for the owners of Oakhall. There are and range of sheds and a large greenhouse.
Oil fired central heating and electric heating, (solar panels have been installed).
All fitted floor coverings and curtains and blinds are included in the sale.
Private water supply and drainage into a septic tank.
A small parcel of land to the south of the drive is licensed from Ford and Etal Estates for a nominal rent of £30 per annum.
Council tax band F.