Bradley Hall is delighted to welcome to the property market this extraordinary and unique 5/6 bedroom detached house, ’The Thruff’, located within Dipton mill, just 1.5 miles from the Northumbrian town of Hexham.Situated at the beginning of the much sought after, ‘Hexhamshire’ , occupying an impressive 1.23 acre plot. A rare opportunity, offering breath taking views.
Forming the focal point of this home is the former windmill, over 400 years old and beautifully restored with east and west wings extending from it. The mill also provides a double bedroom on the first floor as well as a study and bathroom at second floor level. The wings were constructed in the 1970’s and 80’s and provide both living space and bedrooms across the ground floor level. Upon entering the property the panoramic views over the treetops and south-facing garden, from the dining area, can be fully appreciated. From this space access is provided to the central mill, the lounge, downstairs WC, bedroom 6 and the snug which in turn leads into the dual aspect kitchen.
The lounge boasts spectacular south-facing views from its elevated position via generous windows, spanning the southern face of the room and extending into the corners. This room also houses a substantial stone fireplace, with a Hunter multi-fuel stove, as well as providing access to a dramatic timber balcony. The snug area provides a cosy living space, suitable for a number of uses, and also benefits from engineered oak flooring, as well as beams within the elevated ceiling space. The snug area proceeds to the kitchen where the engineered oak flooring continues and is complimented by the wooden kitchen units, constructed from reclaimed timber from a Derwent reservoir pumping station. The kitchen is dual aspect and provides further dining space, along with a seating area to the south of the room, facing and accessing, a southern aspect terrace.
The west wing, accessed via the central mill, provides entrance to the master bedroom and bedrooms 2, 3 and 4, as well as a separate shower room. The master bedroom again maximises light, with extensive windows overlooking a breakfast balcony with eastern views. Within the bedroom, the curved stonework of the former mill, makes up much of the back wall and is a key feature of the room. This room benefits from an en-suite bathroom with free standing bath and mixer tap, also having bespoke elm units with inset porcelain sink. Bedroom 2 provides a feature bedroom to the property, with further south-eastern views via floor to ceiling corner windows and also leading through to a private sunroom, complete with Hwam Log burner and access to another timber balcony. Bedroom 3 and 4 both benefit from elevated ceilings with Velux windows and ceiling beams, as well as other high quality finishes which are mirrored throughout the house, such as stone windowsills.
This impressive home occupies a secluded and tranquil position, surrounded by grazing land and woodland within an AONB. To the front of the property is a substantial lawned area bordered by mature planting, along with a gravel driveway with ample parking. Immediately east, is a further lawned garden, leading to a separate versatile studio building, complete with Dovie wood-burning stove, WC and hot-running water, This contemporary cedar framed space has full double glazing and engineered oak flooring. Immediately south is an entertaining patio area, overlooking woodland gardens filled with colour, offering exquisite views, leading to a pond area and stream.