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Fine & Country
Guide Price £1,500,000
- Exceptional Country Home
- Breathtaking views across the Northumberland countryside
- Four Stunning Reception Rooms
- Large Family Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Exquisite Principal Bedroom Suite
- Five Further Double Bedrooms
- Approx. 4 acres, Stables and Manege
- Beautifully Renovated
Council Tax Band: Ask Agent
As you approach the property via the private drive, you will experience a sense of arrival as you meander towards the delightful hamlet of Newfield, comprising five country homes.
The electric gates provide access to a large private driveway, with approximately one acre of the property dedicated to well-manicured gardens featuring mature trees, hedges, well-stocked borders, and a spacious lawn. The equestrian facilities include approximately three acres of individually gated paddocks, a substantial steel barn housing three loose boxes, each equipped with automatic water feeders, rubber mats, power and water supply, there is also a 40m x 20m manege with fenced boundaries. Additionally, Silvertop House features a stone outbuilding, a hen house/pen area, and a garden pond with a tranquil waterfall feature. The paved patio area includes an external fireplace, while the integral open storage area is large enough to park two cars. The property also has planning permission for a detached triple stone garage, with a room above, ideal for a gym or home office.
To truly grasp the exceptional quality and character of this impressive property, early viewings are highly recommended. Don't miss your chance to call Silvertop House your home.
Accommodation in brief:
Central Entrance Hall | Dining Room | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Snug/Study | Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Orangery | Utility Room | Boot Room | Store Room
Principal Bedroom Suite with En-suite Bathroom and Dressing Room | Two Further Double Bedrooms with En-suites and walk-in wardrobes | Three further Double Bedrooms | Walk-in Wet Room | Sitting Room
Accommodation â€“ Ground Floor:
An inviting central entrance hall with elegant stone flooring and exposed stone walls welcomes visitors into this magnificent home. With under-floor heating throughout the ground floor, there is an ambient warmth creating a cosy atmosphere. The beautiful drawing room has both south and west-facing views of the stunning countryside, with exposed beams and a stone feature wall. A wood-burning stove, adds both warmth and character, making this room the ideal place to unwind and enjoy the tranquillity of the surroundings. Adjacent to the drawing room is the dining room which has dual feature windows that flood the room with natural light. Exposed beams and a captivating stone feature wall add a touch of history and authenticity to your dining experiences. Double doors lead into the sitting room which is a haven for relaxation and socialising, with double doors that lead to the terrace, you can seamlessly transition between indoor and outdoor living. The study/snug has exposed beams and French doors opening onto the front garden creating a wonderful space to allow your creativity to flow. The impressive kitchen/breakfast room really is the heart of the home, with its open-plan layout and high-quality finish. Itâ€™s a culinary enthusiastâ€™s dream, featuring Neptune heritage-painted cabinetry, a classic Belfast sink, a four-oven electric Aga, integrated appliances and a generously sized central island with quartz worktops. The light-filled orangery / breakfasting area offers informal dining whilst bi-fold doors lead onto the rear terrace and gardens for the perfect flow in Summer and the fireplace allows for cosy nights in Winter. The storage room has the versatility to be included as further accommodation within the house, either as a gym, office space or even a downstairs bedroom. Also, this can be used as garage space. A utility room, WC, and boot room complete the ground floor accommodation.
A stunning oak staircase leads to the first floor which is divided into two distinct wings, offering a glimpse of the opulence that defines this beautiful home. In the north wing, there are two stunning bedroom suites, each thoughtfully designed with an ensuite shower room and a spacious walk-in wardrobe/dressing area. The principal bedroom suite is the crown jewel of the property. This spectacular bedroom features vaulted ceilings, and a wall of windows, with panoramic views of the breathtaking scenery which is a dream to wake up to every morning. Accompanying this stunning bedroom is a dressing room and a luxuriously appointed en-suite bathroom, with heated flooring, a marble effect tiled wet room area with rainwater shower head, a free-standing double cast iron bath with inset waterproof TV, â€˜his and herâ€™ dual cabinet basins, heritage WC and heated towel rail.
The south wing, with underfloor heating throughout, comprises three further large bedrooms and a sitting room, which has a handy kitchenette. A wet room with a shower and waterproof TV completes the accommodation. There is the addition of an external staircase to the south wing, which would easily allow separation into a self-contained annexe if required, ideal for multigenerational living, or guest accommodation.
The exterior of Silvertop House continues to impress, with a gated, private driveway. The expansive mature gardens are a delight, with beautiful terraces to enjoy outdoor living in the Summer months. With a further three acres of fenced paddocks, a steel barn containing three stables, a 20m x 40m sand and fibre manege, outbuildings, a hen pen and a pond, making it the perfect home for equestrian enthusiasts or someone looking to enjoy the spectacular views and country surroundings. There is approved planning for a triple garage, with a large space above, and the current owners are in possession of the stone to construct this and would include this in the sale of the house.
Nestled in the idyllic setting of Newfield, Silvertop House enjoys a prime location, just a short 5-minute drive south of the sought-after village of Riding Mill. The historic charm of Corbridge (10 minutes), with its intriguing heritage, cobbled streets, farmerâ€™s market, independent shops and cafes, stands as a captivating destination steeped in culture. Stocksfield is just 10 minutes away and also offers shops, cafes, a sports club and a railway station. Transport links are excellent with easy access to the A68 and rail travel from Stocksfield to Newcastle in just 30 minutes.
Beyond its excellent location, this property offers a gateway to an array of leisure activities and natural wonders. For those who relish the great outdoors, beautiful countryside walks await in the immediate vicinity. Sailing enthusiasts can easily reach the serene waters of Derwent Water, while golf aficionados and fitness enthusiasts will find Slaley Hall Country Club, complete with its golf course, gym and spa, within easy reach. From the iconic Hadrian's Wall to a myriad of cultural attractions, the region caters to history enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
Families will be delighted to discover a host of exceptional schools close by, nurturing young minds and ensuring an education marked by excellence. As you venture a bit further, the vibrant allure of Consett awaits, a town teeming with diverse amenities, bustling shopping districts, and a thriving local culture.
Distances: Hexham â€“ 15 miles | Corbridge â€“ 9.6 miles | Stocksfield â€“ 6.7 miles | Newcastle 20 miles
Nearest Stations: Stocksfield â€“ 6.7 miles | Newcastle - 20 miles
Nearest Airport: Newcastle - 18 miles
Mains Water and Electricity | Air source heat pump for hot water, underfloor heating to the ground floor, first floor of the south wing and all bathrooms. Traditional radiators to the remainder of the first floor | Private Septic Tank Drainage
These services have not been tested and no warranty is given by the agents.
Local Authority: Northumberland County Council: Band G
EPC Rating: C
Viewing Arrangements: Via the vendorsâ€™ agent:
Sarah Tuer - Fine & Country Newcastle and Northumberland
The Estate Office, Rock, Alnwick, NE66 3SB
Last Modified 14/02/2024