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Beautiful country house in Northumberland

River View is a handsome period house built in the Northumbrian vernacular from local stone under a slate roof. The original house is believed to date back to around 1700 and has been sympathetically modernised and restored.

The kitchen is an important part of the house, and sits within an extension created in 2003. Light and airy, it has a stone-flagged floor and an Aga, and doors out to the courtyard and decking.

The drawing room has a pretty fireplace at each end and a high ceilings; a connecting door leads through to the library which has beautiful old oak bookcases and a large open fire. The dining hall is below the galleried landing.

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Upstairs the principal bedroom suite has two east-facing windows and a bank of fitted timber wardrobes, while the bathroom is luxuriously appointed, while an adjacent single bedroom could operate as a dressing room. The guest bedroom has a useful mezzanine area and there are two further bedrooms upstairs.

Outside, the extensive gardens comprise three different ‘rooms’ each with incredible views. Mature hedges separate different areas, while an ornamental pond sits at a lower level. A decking terrace links the front and the rear of the property, while a sun terrace abuts the south elevation.

River View is located in the Northumberland hamlet of Anick which occupies an elevated setting looking south east across the Tyne Valley just over a mile from Hexham. Corbridge is just two miles and there is easy access to Newcastle.

The guide price is £725,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01670 516 123 or visit

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