- Substantial Family Home
- Delightful Period Features
- Lovely Views
- Immaculate Large Garden
- Five Bedrooms
- Stunning Stained Glass Windows
From Elm Bank Road as you approach The Shieling there are large double wrought iron gates providing access on to the generous flagged parking area which leads to both the garage and also the front double doors of the home.
Immediately looking at the house, its period featured can be admired including multiple stained glass windows and decorative woodwork. It can also be seen that the property has been sympathetically extended.
The partially glazed door leads into...
... a garden room with a attractive tiled floor. It is predominantly glazed, has external blinds and also some traditional hand crank window fitments. A panelled door positioned beneath a stained glass window within a rather attractive stone arch leads through to the inner hall with a tiled mosaic floor, picture rail, deep skirting boards and high ceiling. A further internal door leads into the extremely good sized hallway which has stairs leading to the first floor, a WC with stained glass window and Herringbone floor with a cloak hanging area. It also provides access in to three main rooms including the living room which has a delightful large bay with door positioned within in providing splendid views over the rear garden. Additional natural light pours into the room via a west facing window. The living room's main focal point is a traditional fireplace with Norwegian style gas stove and a decorative wooden surround and mantle.
The main hallway also provides access into the kitchen which has been recently modernised. It has a range of units including pan drawer and wall mounted cupboards. There is a granite style worktop as well as an induction hob, double oven and fridge. There is an external door providing access into the garage and workshop area. Just immediately outside the door lies the utility room with good storage, plumbing for washing machine and a Belfast style sink as well as a neighbouring WC. Steps lead down into the garage and access can also be granted to outside with an additional external door.
The dining room is on the south face of the house and is also accessed from the main hallway, it has a large window providing ample amounts of natural light. Through the dining room also lies the snug with bay window, this is a lovely area to sit and enjoy the warmth. From the hallway stairs, beneath a fantastic window containing some of the finest examples of a stained glass work we have seen, lead to the...
The first floor landing is exceptionally spacious, it provides access to all of the rooms on the first floor including the master bedroom which has a large bay window with fine views over the rear garden and exceptional views over the rooftops of Wylam and beyond. The room itself has beautiful coving, deep skirting boards and picture rail, there is also a decorative fireplace with storage to the side.
The second and third double bedrooms both have south facing windows and sinks with wall-fixed mirrors.
The family bathroom lies neighbouring the two and has a two piece suite with large bath and pedestal style basin as well as a walk in shower. Additionally there is a WC just along the corridor.
Within the extension, lies the fourth bedroom which has a storage cupboard, lovely south facing window, part vaulted ceiling and en-suite shower room. This room also has an access to the loft.
Also within this extension lies the fifth bedroom which is currently being utilised as a study which benefits from natural light via a south facing window.
The Shieling offers a wonderfully generous plot; the current owners have clearly spent much time, love and effort on a fabulously presented garden with many different features and offerings.
The garden enjoys great privacy; it is predominately lawned but the lawn has a wooden gazebo to provide shade and seating space and also various flagged areas, gravelled paths and a rather attractive stone pillared pergola.
Beautifully shaped apple and pear trees line the red brick wall of the northern boundary; with the boundaries to the east and west made up of hedging and shrubs.
The property also benefits from a large garage with remote operated door, this leads through to the properties original garage which is built in stone and slate. This provides a great versatile workshop space; with an oil pit and what looks like the remnants of an engine hoist.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.