Allerwash Hexham Northumberland NE47

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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 4 receptions

Superb stone-built family house, in a rural village setting

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Set within delightful secluded gardens, Caponscleugh House is a substantial detached home presenting a superb opportunity for those seeking a home of immense character and charm. The house has been thoughtfully extended and modernised, resulting in stylish and flexible accommodation, perfect for both relaxed family living and entertaining.

Arranged around an internal hallway, the principal ground floor rooms are styled in sympathetic muted tones, creating elegant spaces in which to relax and unwind. There are three reception rooms, two with inglenook fireplaces and inset multi-fuel burning stoves: the sitting room, dining room with an open fireplace with limestone surround, and the snug, in addition to a garden room that takes full advantage of the wonderful outlook over the secluded gardens. Double doors open this room out to a sun terrace – the perfect spot for outdoor entertaining/relaxation.

The spacious kitchen/breakfast room, is ideal for less formal dining, with plenty of space for a sizeable table and chairs. The bespoke kitchen, with its skylights and attractive limestone floor, is fitted with a comprehensive range of units with granite worksurfaces and incorporates a four-oven electric AGA. There is an adjoining utility room and a separate boot room with useful storage cupboards and a secondary entrance door. A cloakroom, situated off the hallway, completes the arrangement on this floor.

Upstairs, the accommodation is arranged to provide six good-sized bedrooms, one currently fitted out and being used as a study, a family bathroom and a separate large shower room.

This property has 0.82 acres of land.


The property is approached via a driveway, providing ample parking and leading to the double garage, equipped with light, power and water. Adjoining the garage are stone and slate-built outbuildings, a gardener’s WC, and a dog kennel with run.

The grounds are an outstanding feature of the property and provide a superb backdrop to the property. The gardens are principally laid to lawn and are enclosed by a variety of mature shrubs and specimen trees to provide seclusion and privacy. To the rear, the garden enjoys an elevated position and incorporates an area of lawn, a vegetable patch, a greenhouse and a paved pathway leading around the side of the house to the south-facing front garden.


Located in the Tyne Valley, Caponscleugh House is situated within the desirable hamlet of Allerwash, close to the rural villages of Newbrough and Fourstones. The nearby market town of Hexham provides a comprehensive range of services, schools, restaurants, and shopping and leisure facilities.

Transport links are good with the A69 providing access to Newcastle upon Tyne (to the east) and Carlisle (to the west). Rail services are available from Haydon Bridge and Hexham to major UK cities; Newcastle International Airport provides regular international and domestic flights.


From Hexham, travel west along the A69, turn right at the slip road signposted Newbrough, Fourstones and Warden. Travel through Warden and Fourstones until you reach Newbrough and take the first left before the Newbrough sign. Follow the road for about 1.5 miles and the entrance to Caponscleugh House will be found on the right hand side.

Other Features

  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/ breakfast room
  • Utility room and separate boot Room
  • Cloakroom
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom and separate shower room
  • Double garage
  • Gardener’s WC, stores and kennel with run
  • Secluded gardens of about 0.82 acres

This plan is for layout guidance only. Not drawn to scale unless stated. Windows and door openings are approximate. Whilst every care is taken in the preparation of the plan, please check all dimensions, shapes and compass bearings before making any decisions reliant upon them.

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