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£999,995Guide price

5 bedroom farm house for sale

East Byermoor, Fellside Road, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Farm house
5 bedroom
5 bathroom

Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Five Bedroom Farmhouse
  • Two Cottages
  • Huge Flexibility
  • Rural Yet Convenient Location
  • Stunning Countryside Views
  • Generous Gardens & Grounds

Property description

Accommodation in Brief

The Farmhouse

Drawing Room | Dining Room | Garden Room | Conservatory | Kitchen | Larder | Utility Room | Office/Study | Cloakroom/WC | Ground Floor Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Principal Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Three Further Bedrooms with En-suite Facilities

Gardens | Walled Garden | Orchard | Sun Terrace | Store | Greenhouse

Fellstone Cottage

Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room | Kitchen | Utility Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | One Further Bedroom | Family Bathroom

Eaststone Cottage

Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room | Double Bedroom | Single Bedroom | Kitchen | Shower Room

The Property

East Byermoor is a superb and characterful stone-built farmhouse offering a wonderful and inviting family home. The property is filled with charm and appeal, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere throughout. The accommodation offers huge flexibility and a wealth of space, with five en-suite bedrooms providing outstanding comfort and convenience. In addition to the farmhouse, the property incorporates two further cottages which offer excellent ancillary accommodation for extended family, dependent relatives or guests.

Occupying a picturesque position on the outskirts of Newcastle and offering convenient access to the city, coast and countryside, East Byermoor is situated in generous gardens and grounds. With sensational views over the Derwent Valley and National Trust Gibside Estate, East Byermoor benefits from a rural yet convenient location.

The Farmhouse

The stone farmhouse dates back to the seventeenth century and was once part of the Gibside Estate. Today the property is a delightful home with five bedrooms and impressive generous living accommodation. The fabulous and expansive drawing room features exposed timber beams, flagstone flooring, an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and doors leading through to a spacious garden room. Further entertaining space is provided by the dining room, which also flows through to the light and bright garden room with views over the gardens and a peaceful atmosphere. The kitchen offers a spacious pantry and features a range of wooden wall and floor units with complementary work surfaces and a double Belfast sink. There is a gas range cooker, integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher and oven. A connecting door leads to a cloakroom and utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. A door from the cloakroom provides external access to a courtyard terrace. There is also a downstairs cloakroom and a useful office/study with private external access, ideal for working from home.

One bedroom is located on the ground floor, complete with en-suite shower room and offering great convenience for anyone with restricted mobility. To the first floor is the immaculately presented principal bedroom with a fabulous dressing room/bathroom. There are three further bedrooms located on the first floor. All the bedrooms are beautifully appointed, and there are varying views across the gardens and grounds. Each of these further bedrooms benefit from en-suite facilities, all with stylish and high quality fixtures and fittings.

Fellstone Cottage

Fellstone Cottage is a substantial two bedroom property. The inviting open plan sitting room/dining room is bright and spacious and features a woodburning stove. The kitchen offers a range of fitted wall and floor units with complementary work tops. Integrated appliances include an oven with four ring hob and dishwasher. There is also a free-standing fridge freezer. A useful utility room has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and further benefits from an en-suite shower room whilst the second bedroom is served by the family bathroom comprising a bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC. The central heating is fired by LPG gas.

Eaststone Cottage

Eaststone Cottage is a two bedroom property with underfloor heating throughout. Two large arched windows flood the open plan kitchen/living room with natural light, enhancing the sense of space. The kitchen offers a range of fitted wall and floor units with complementary work tops. Integrated appliances include an oven with four ring hob, microwave, fridge and washer/dryer. There is a double and single bedroom, both served by a shower room with suite comprising shower, hand basin and WC. Eaststone Cottage has its own electricity supply which fires the central heating.


East Byermoor is nestled in lovely and generous landscaped gardens and grounds. The driveway leads to a large gravelled courtyard with parking for several vehicles. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with trees, mature shrubs and flower beds. There is also a productive orchard and a delightful walled garden, whilst a large sun terrace is ideally placed for al fresco dining and entertaining.

Local Information

East Byermoor is ideally placed for access to amenities. Whickham is a sought-after village which offers semi-rural living within easy commuting distance of the regional centres of Newcastle and Gateshead. Situated in an elevated position, south west of Newcastle overlooking the River Tyne, the village offers excellent local amenities with a wide variety of shops, restaurants, fitness centres and professional services. Whickham also offers a golf club, cricket club and the nearby Whickham Thorns Outdoor Centre has two dry ski slopes, a climbing wall, archery, mountain biking and orienteering courses. More comprehensive services are available in Newcastle and Gateshead, with large supermarkets, a further range of shops and professional services together with cinemas, theatres and hospitals.

For schooling, there is a choice of primary schools while secondary schooling is offered at the highly-regarded Whickham School and Sports College.

For the commuter, Whickham is well located for easy access to the A1 for onward travel north and south, Newcastle City Centre, the Metrocentre, Team Valley and Newcastle International Airport. The village has excellent bus services and the rail station in Newcastle provides main line rail services to major UK cities north and south and local services.

Approximate Mileages

Metrocentre 3.3 miles | Gateshead 5.8 miles | Newcastle City Centre 7.3 miles | Newcastle International Airport 9.9 miles


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