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Ricklees Farm, High Spen, Rowlands Gill
    5 bedroom detached house for sale


    • Breath-taking Valley Views
    • High Specification Throughout
    • Large Gated Drive & Garage
    • Seldom Available, Once in a Life-time Opportunity
    • Sunny South Facing Rear
    • Substantial 2.15 Acre Plot
    • Two Bedroom Annex Included
    • Paddock Ideal for Equestrian Use
    • Sympathetically Renovated
    • Ideal for Multi Generational Living
    Jan Mitchell Properties are delighted to offer for sale Ricklees Farm, a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a multi functional stone built farmhouse and cottage, all set on a superb well maintained 2.15 acre plot with uninterrupted Southerly vistas across the surrounding rolling countryside.

    Main House:
    The exterior charm is matched by superb interior décor, blending traditional country house ambiance with high-quality contemporary finishes. The entrance hall and boot room offer ample storage and direct access to the gardens. Two beautiful reception rooms include a light-filled drawing room with a high ceiling, French doors to the patio, herringbone flooring, and a grand fireplace with a woodburning stove. The adjoining sitting room features an inglenook fireplace, bi-fold doors to the garden, and wooden window shutters.

    The warm and inviting kitchen/dining room is equipped with bespoke cabinetry, a central island, and a range cooker complemented by integrated appliances. Bi-fold doors open to the patio for seamless indoor/outdoor living and creating a perfect space for entertaining. The ground floor also includes a fully tiled shower room and access to a luxurious sauna.

    Upstairs, three spacious bedrooms provide a tranquil retreat. The principal bedroom features dual aspect windows and ample fitted storage. A sensational boutique-style bathroom includes a freestanding clawfoot bath, walk-in rainfall shower, twin wash hand basins, WC, and a heated towel rail.

    The Annexe:
    Adjacent to the main house, the two-bedroom annexe offers single-story living with impressive standards. The entrance hall leads to an inner hall with living spaces on one side and bedrooms on the other. The sitting room has a vaulted ceiling, exposed stone feature wall, and French doors opening to a south-facing terrace. The contemporary kitchen includes quality appliances, while the utility room adds extra convenience. The garden room provides stunning views and a peaceful escape.

    Two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes are served by a modern bathroom featuring a bath, separate shower, wash hand basin, and WC. This annexe offers flexible living options, ideal for hosting guests, providing independent living space, or generating rental income.

    Ricklees Farm is set on approximately 2.15 acres, with landscaped gardens, various outdoor seating areas, and a paddock of around 0.8 acres. The grand long gated driveway leads to ample parking and a garage. Formal gardens surround the main house, featuring manicured lawns and patios for outdoor entertaining. The annexe's decked patio overlooks the lawns, with additional seating areas by the garden room. A separate garden area includes a footpath to a small orchard with raised beds, greenhouses, and outbuildings. The well-fenced paddock is ideal for equestrian use or potential glamping business, subject to consents.

    Local Information:
    Ricklees Farm enjoys a private, rural location north of High Spen, with excellent access to the Metro Centre, Newcastle city centre, and Newcastle International Airport. High Spen offers a pub, farm shop, convenience store, café, church, and primary school, with nearby Chopwell Woods providing outdoor activities. Rowlands Gill, a commuter village, offers amenities, the Derwent Walk, and National Trust Gardens at Gibside. Excellent transport links connect to major centres in the northeast.

    Approximate Mileages:
    Rowlands Gill: 3.8 miles
    A1(M) Junction 73: 5.2 miles
    Gateshead Metro Centre: 5.8 miles
    Shotley Bridge: 7.8 miles
    Newcastle City Centre: 9.0 miles
    Newcastle International Airport: 11.2 miles
    Durham City Centre: 17.2 miles

    Mains electricity and water
    Oil-fired central heating
    Drainage to septic tank

    We endeavour to make our property details accurate, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and are not to relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in the details have not been tested by us and no guarantee is given to their operating ability or efficiency. All the measurements and floor plans have been taken as a guide to prospective purchasers and are not to be relied upon. Please be advised that some of the information may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification of further information on any points please contact us direct.

    MAKING AN OFFER Please note that all offers will require financial verification including mortgage agreement in principle, proof of deposit funds, proof of available cash and full chain details including selling agents and solicitors down the chain. Under New Money Laundering Regulations we require proof of identification from all buyers before acceptance letters are sent and solicitors can be instructed.

    Tenure - We are not able to verify the tenure of the property as it is not always possible to see sight of the relevant documentation prior to marketing. Prospective purchasers must make further enquiries with their legal adviser

    Council Tax Band: F (Gateshead Council)
    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS1738

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