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Charming detached period home occupying an elevated location set back from Dipwood Road and convenient for access to the popular village of Rowlands Gill. The well-proportioned accommodation includes three spacious reception rooms, a bespoke kitchen fitted by Morpeth Kitchens, ground floor bedroom with a large stylish en suite shower room with louver shutters to windows, a further three first floor double bedrooms and a large stylish family bathroom. Standing in sizeable mature grounds with the added benefit of driveway parking and a detached double garage.
Shere Cottage is a beautifully presented village home which will appeal to families. We have been advised by the current owners that the property was built around 1905. Great care has been taken to preserve its early 20th century charm and character, with sympathetic renovations. Highlights include decorative coving to ceilings, ornate stained glass leadwork to windows and tiled fireplace insert.
A run of steps leads up to the front entrance which opens to a vestibule with mosaic tiled floor. The L shaped reception hall with Amtico flooring leads to a delightful lounge with a square bay window and attractive fireplace, a formal dining room with wide bay window and open fire and at the end of the hall is a sitting room featuring a large bay window with double French style doors leading to the gardens and a fireplace housing a stove. The three reception rooms also feature stained glass and leadwork to the windows, decorative coving to the ceiling and ceiling friezes. The fabulous bespoke kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor units, granite worktops, a central island, integrated appliances, a Falcon range style cooker and twin Farmhouse style sink. A double bedroom with a large en suite shower room completes the ground floor. The first floor accommodates three further double bedrooms and a stylish family bathroom with free standing Victoria and Albert style bath and a wetroom style shower and louver shutters to windows.
Shere Cottage offers many interesting features to the potential buyer, but there is no doubt that the grounds are an absolute joy. The entrance to the property is framed by two majestic copper beech trees and leads to a block paved drive providing off street parking and access to the double garage. Gardens lie to all sides, offering areas of seclusion, with a raised patio area and courtyard, mature planting including rhododendrons and ornamental trees. From the gardens immediately surrounding the property you have your own "39 steps" leading to an upper level of garden with wood store.
The A694 runs through the village and provides commuter links to Newcastle, Durham and Consett as well as linking to the A1, A69 and A19 which are the three major roadways of the North East of England. Other nearby locations of interest include the former spa town of Shotley Bridge and east of Rowlands Gill you have the thriving village of Whickham with shops, schools and amenities. Rowlands Gill itself has a bustling village centre with shops, village pub, restaurants, gym, pharmacy and medical centre. Bus services provide connections to Newcastle and the Metrocentre. From the village you have access to the regions spectacular countryside including Gibside Chapel (National Trust) and many woodland walks also the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with rolling moorland, the Tyne Valley and the scenic Northumberland countryside and coastline.
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