Haining Rigg is a traditional farmhouse with an adjoining steading which offers great potential and versatility. With original timber-framed sliding sash windows, heavy painted doors and original open fireplaces it retains lots of the charm of a traditional farmhouse in the area.
Providing generous accommodation it’s also a perfect family house with a breakfast kitchen (with four oven Aga) and two pantries, drawing room with an open fire in a marble surround and dining room with fantastic views. Upstairs are three good-sized bedrooms, all offering magnificent views through sash windows. The large family bathroom has a rolltop bath.
The farmhouse also comes with an adjoining two-storey barn which has potential to expand from the original house, or for separate living accommodation (planning permission was granted for this extension in 2005 but has now expired).
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The rear garden has a decked area and a sheltered lawn which enjoys a southerly aspect. The gardens continue around to the front of the house with, with mature trees and stone walling. The house also comes with a range of traditional stone outbuildings including a detached dovecote and coal store, which provide a large amount of storage and garaging. A modern timber-framed building stands to the north of the steading which currently houses five loose boxes, and an outdoor riding school lies to the south of the farmhouse itself. The land amounts to around 17 acres.
Haining Rigg is situated close to the picturesque village of Bellingham within the Northumberland National Park. Bellingham has a good range of amenities, including shops, GP surgery and banks. Standing in an elevated position, it also enjoys wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Hexham is just 17 miles away and has a full range of services and amenities.
The guide price is £550,000. For further information contact Strutt & Parker on 01670 516123 or visit www.struttandparker.com.