A superb, 5-bedroom family home with extensive south-facing gardens set in approximately 3.5 acres
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Foxgloves is an impressive and well-presented five-bedroom family home arranged over three floors with attractive period features, including timber beams, oak flooring and cast iron radiators.
The accommodation flows from a welcoming oak porch and reception hall and includes three main reception rooms. The 24ft sitting room with engineered oak flooring has an imposing brick-built fireplace, fitted with a wood burning stove and double doors that open into the light and airy garden room with panoramic windows and vaulted ceiling, timber beams, and south facing views of the terrace and garden. There is also a formal dining room, and to the rear, an open-plan kitchen and breakfast room with York flagged stone flooring and a beamed ceiling. The kitchen has bespoke Shaker-style units from Newcastle Furniture Company with a Belfast sink, a Mercury Range Cooker and central island with seating. The breakfast room has doors out to the terrace, and a fabulous feature range offers ample space for a large farmhouse table. The ground floor is complete with a utility with a Belfast sink and space for a washing machine and dryer, also a useful larder.
The bespoke staircase, designed by a local blacksmith leads to three double bedrooms on the first floor, including the luxury principal bedroom, with a south-facing balcony, dressing room, large en-suite bathroom and sauna. There are two further double bedrooms on the first floor, while both the first and second floors have family bathrooms with free standing slipper baths.
At the front of the property there is a gravel driveway providing plenty of parking space and access to the double garage with useful roof storage, which is set just behind the house. The front garden is laid to lawn, while to the rear the south-facing garden extends to approximately 250ft and includes spacious paved terracing and an extensive lawn, dotted with mature trees and established shrubs and hedgerow. Beyond the garden there is a large open paddock with a stable block comprising of three stalls and a tack room.
The property is set in a rural position in the small hamlet of Middleton-on-Leven. The historic town of Yarm, four miles away, is set on the south bank of the River Tees, with the town centre and its historic buildings situated in a loop on the river. The town offers a variety of amenities, including a good choice of shops, supermarkets and leisure amenities, while there are a number of good schools in the area, such as the primary school at nearby Hutton Rudby, the outstanding-rated Egglescliffe School, and the independent Yarm Preparatory School and Yarm School. Nearby, Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough both provide further facilities, including excellent shopping and leisure amenities.
The A1(M) is within easy reach, providing easy access north towards Newcastle and south towards Harrogate and Leeds.
Exiting the A1(M) for the A168 towards the A19/Thirsk/Teesside. Continue onto the A168 and after six and a half miles, continue onto the A19. Follow the A19 for 17 miles, before taking the exit towards Yarm. Turn onto the A67 and after just less than two miles, at the roundabout, turn right onto Green Lane/A1044. Continue on the A1044 for a mile and three quarters, and turn right opposite The Fox Covert pub. After two miles, turn right, following the sign for Middleton and Hutton Ruby and then after a further mile, turn right, following the sign for Middleton-on-Leven. You will find the property on your left-hand side.Read all
- 3 Reception rooms
- Principal bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom
- 4 Further bedrooms
- 2 Further bathrooms
- Main house internal area 2,896 sq ft (269 sq m)
- Double garage
- Stable block
- 3.5 Acres
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