Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Perfect Escape to the Country; Front Page Property

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Perfect Escape to the Country; Front Page Property

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WITH idyllic countryside views, professional putting green, and stunning outdoor barbecue and bar room, Summerside House offers the ultimate in alfresco entertaining.

The beautiful traditional barn conversion, in the heart on Northumberland, has been converted to an exceptionally high standard and offers flexible accommodation in a rural yet convenient location.

Complete with landscaped gardens and paddock totalling around 3.6 acres, Summerside House near Stocksfield is as impressive inside as it is out.

Combining stunning traditional features with modern technologies including under-floor heating, air conditioning and Control4 audio-visual-lighting system, the house offers the very best of both worlds.

Features include a welcoming entrance hall with storage facilities, leading to the spectacular kitchen/ breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. The space offers areas for both dining and sitting around the feature brick fireplace with gas stove.

The kitchen is fitted with hand painted, bespoke units from Alexander Carrick with granite work surfaces, and includes a four oven oil-fired AGA and curved breakfast bar for casual dining. French doors lead out to the main terrace and garden.

Off the kitchen there is a traditional orangery, semi-divided by a contemporary gas stove, which offers flexible reception areas with garden views. There is also a utility area.

The ground floor master bedroom has a glazed overhead lantern, full-height windows and glazed door offering glorious views over the landscaped courtyard area and open countryside beyond.

The master bedroom benefits from a dressing room fitted with an extensive range of Alexander Carrick wardrobes and luxurious en-suite with freestanding, double-ended bath and double walk-through shower. …

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