A fantastic rural property with superb equestrian facilities and several paddocks
Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Porch | Kitchen | Dining/Sitting Room | Sitting/Garden Room | Master Bedroom with En-Suite | Guest Bedroom with En-Suite | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Utility Room with Mezzanine
Paved Driveway | Gravel Courtyard | Parking | Outbuilding with Double Garage | American Barn with Stables and Solarium | Two External Timber Stables with Tack Room and Feed Room | Floodlit Outdoor Arena | Horse Walker | Paddocks
White House is a superb equestrian property offering a fabulous rural lifestyle in truly beautiful surroundings. Extending to approximately 3.5 acres, White House is situated in the desirable North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with sensational rural views and stunning countryside to explore on horseback. The property comprises a four-bedroom detached bungalow, a substantial detached two storey annexe, excellent equestrian facilities and several paddocks. The detached bungalow offers versatile accommodation, which is generously proportioned and immaculately presented throughout. This welcoming home has been thoughtfully designed with large windows enhancing the fantastic views and a splendid garden room providing the ideal place to enjoy the tranquil setting. Further entertaining space is offered in the dining room and sitting room. The inviting kitchen is spacious and contemporary, providing a splendid heart of home. The master bedroom and guest bedroom both benefit from en-suite shower rooms. There are two further bedrooms, one of which is currently being used as a study. There is a large family bathroom as well as a useful utility room with stairs to a mezzanine area that could be suited to a variety of uses.
White House offers a range of fantastic equestrian facilities located in immediate proximity to the main residence. There is an American barn with nine stables and a solarium as well as two external timber stables with a tack room and feed room. A floodlit outdoor arena measuring 20m x 40m offers a silica sand and rubber surface. There is also a horse walker and several paddocks, with the land separated into manageable sections. White House also offers a substantial two-storey detached outbuilding which has full planning permission granted to convert into a two bedroom annexe (Durham County Council Planning Ref. DM/19/00533/FPA). The property is accessed via a paved driveway which leads to a parking area with space for several vehicles. Further parking is available in the gravel courtyard.
Waskerley Village is located in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the Northumberland/County Durham border. The village combines seclusion and privacy and all the attractions of rural life with the benefit of being just a few miles from the attractive market towns of Corbridge and Hexham. Nearby Edmundbyers offers a village shop and public house that serves excellent food and the beautiful surroundings include a network of local walks and other country pursuits. The popular village of Corbridge is nearby and offers an excellent range of day-to-day amenities with a wide variety of shops, a renowned delicatessen, restaurants, inns, doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, community services, a garage, educational and professional services, while nearby Slaley Hall and Derwent Reservoir offer excellent leisure and outdoor sporting facilities. The historic market town of Hexham offers further professional, retail and recreational services including large supermarkets, cinema, theatre and a hospital. Newcastle city centre is also within easy reach provides comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.
For schooling, there is a First School in Whittonstall, while senior schooling is offered in Hexham. In addition Mowden Hall Preparatory School just outside Corbridge provides private education from nursery up to 13 years, and there are several private day schools in Newcastle.
For the commuter, the A68 and A69 give excellent access to Newcastle International Airport and City Centre, Carlisle and onward access to the A1 and M6. The rail station at Hexham provides regular cross country services to both Newcastle and Carlisle, which in turn link to main line services to major UK cities north and south.
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