- Spacious Traditional Farmhouse
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Two Bathrooms
- EPC Rating = E
Broomhaugh Church of England First School (2.7mi.)
Whittonstall First School (2.9mi.)
Slaley First School (3.2mi.)
- Long term let
Fotherley House is a substantial stone-built farmhouse, Listed Grade II, offering wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and only twenty minutes from Newcastle
The house is set in landscaped grounds and sheltered by the adjoining stone steadings (not included), which are of exceptional architectural merit. The combination of three reception rooms, study, kitchen, four bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and spacious attic - all wonderfully appointed with numerous period details - ideally suits family living.
Fotherley House sits on the northern periphery of the Minsteracres Estate, where there are a number of beautiful woodland walks, and is close to both Derwent Reservoir (sailing) and Slaley Hall (championship golf course). Comprehensive local amenities are available in Corbridge and Hexham. Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 20 miles (25 minutes by car) to the north east. Newcastle Railway Station is on the East Coast Main Line offering regular services to both London & Edinburgh. The city's airport provides both domestic and international flights.
The counties of Northumberland and Durham offer a wealth of recreational opportunities. Traditional and contemporary countryside pursuits can be enjoyed across the region, from moorland to picturesque coastline.
The region also boasts a wealth of cultural attractions.
The accommodation comprises:
Stone steps to front door.
Stone flagged flooring, radiator, main stairs. Doors to sitting room and;
Kitchen 5.5m x 4.6m (18'1 x 15'1)
A range of base and wall mounted units with rolled worktops, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer taps over and tiled splashback. Space for electric / LPG gas cooker / ranger. Space for a fridge-freezer and dishwasher. The Kitchen area offers suitable space for a table and chairs plus additional seating area. Dual windows offering lots of natural light. Lovely wooden exposed wooden floor that was restored in 2003. Two radiators. Door to;
Dining Room 4.5m x 4.3m (14'8 x 14'1)
Stone work surface from original dairy situated along one wall. Dual windows, spot lighting and radiator. Door to yard at east and to;
Understair cupboard. Doors to sitting room, family room and;
Cloakroom 3.1m x 2.9m (10'2 x 9'5)
Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin. Oil-fired central heating boiler housed under stairs. Radiator and window to the rear.
Family Room 4.5m x 4.5m (14'8 x 14'8)
Traditional cast-iron range. Exposed beamed ceiling. Window to the side, radiator and cupboard with shelving. Door though to steps leading to the study. Rear staircase to first floor.
Sitting Room 4.6m x 4.5m (15'1 x 14'8)
Stone fireplace with mantle, two cupboards. Dual aspect windows with exposed beamed ceiling. Radiator.
Study 4.1m x 2.4m (13'4 x 7'9)
Upper floor study with window to the side and skylight. Radiator and spot lighting. Door to yard at north and through to annexe / games room;
Independently Accessed Room 5.59 x 4.08 (18'5 x 13'9)
Steps leading down to spacious and versatile area. Double glass door entrance with overlapping external doors. Pitch beamed ceiling, two radiators and two skylights. Door to;
Wash hand basin and low level wc. Radiator and skylight.
Stairs to First Floor
The principal staircase leads from the hall opening onto a broad landing, with second staircase approaching the landing from the northern end of the house. Spot lighting, loft hatch, skylight with dual windows to the rear.
Bedroom One 5.4m x 4.6m (17'7 x 15'1)
Feature stone fire surround with arched, cast-iron interior. Dual aspect windows, wood flooring, cupboard and radiator.
Bedroom Two 4.6m x 4.5m (15'1 x 14'8)
Feature cast-iron fireplace. Cupboard. Beamed ceiling. Door leading to access to the second floor.
Shower Room 1.9m x 1.4m (6'2 x 4'5)
Electric Shower, low level wc and wash hand basin. Shelving, radiator and roof light.
Bedroom Three 4.5m x 4.3m (14'8 x 14'1)
Ornate cast-iron, corner fireplace. Radiator and window to the side.
Bedroom Four 4.2m x 2.3m (13'7 x 7'5)
Cast-iron fireplace. Roof light.
Bathroom 4.6m x 1.8m (15'1 x 5'9)
Bath with mains shower over and shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Window to the side and radiator.
Attic 5.5m x 4.6m (18'1 x 15'1)
From bedroom two, a staircase leads up to the generous attic. With boarding, lights and window.
Fotherley House is approached directly from A68 through a stone gateway leading through to a broad, gravelled parking area to the left. The grounds, bound mostly by traditional stone walls, are landscaped to provide a pleasant combination of pretty borders, lawn and mature fruit trees 1,392.95msq (14,993.63ftsq). There is also a freestanding timber garage/garden store and a stone privy.
From the A69 take the A68 southbound. After approximately 6.5 miles the property is situated on the right.
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