On the sought-after Runnymede Road within the affluent and desirable Darras Hall in the historic village of Ponteland, Riverlodge is an outstanding five bedroom home which occupies an enviable position within approx 1.1 acres of private land. Constructed in 2000 by the current owners this house has been planned and designed to offer a spacious and welcoming home perfect for a growing family with 4 en-suite bathrooms, a home sauna and underfloor heating throughout. The garden includes beautifully manicured lawns, established trees and borders giving privacy as well as its own stretch of the river Pont.
This stunning home is perfectly positioned within the catchment areas for a number of outstanding schools as well as a wealth of local amenities. The village is ideally situated for a host of local transport links including the nearby A69, A696 and A1 as well as a wealth of public transport links into Newcastle and the surrounding areas.
The property is accessed by electronically operated wrought iron gates leading to a paved courtyard providing secure off road parking for a number of vehicles as well as the manicured and landscaped gardens.
A truly impressive and welcoming space the entrance hall contains a solid oak split staircase making for a grand first impression. Complete with hidden his and her vestibules ideal for coats and shoes this functional space provides access to the kitchen, living room, drawing room, dining room, cloak room and study making this space the secret heart to this home.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
Recently fitted with a luxurious Mowlem & Co bespoke handmade kitchen this stunning and spacious room is ideal for entertaining. Complete with a range of solid wood wall and base units with complimentary hard stone and solid oak worktops as well as fully integrated appliances including an American style fridge freezer, climate controlled wine fridge and a luxurious multi function Aga complete with gas hob and separate oven. This room include a breakfast bar as well as a custom built matching breakfasting table, underfloor heated Porcelanosa floor tiles and a double glazed stable style door leading to the rear terrace as well as a door leading to the utility room and a further door into the walk in pantry.
A spacious yet cosy room which is perfect for reading the Sunday papers or winter nights by the fire. This airy room offers stunning views of the rear gardens through the expansive bay window as well as a multi fuel stove and currently houses the family’s baby grand piano.
Another stunning living space with a bay window flooding the room with light and overlooking the front of the property. This room also features a gas fire with a custom made hardstone surround and marble hearth as well as T.V point making it an ideal family room.
Currently housing a 10 seater table the current owners love hosting Christmas for the family in this room which also offers beautiful views of the rear gardens through the expansive windows and double doors leading directly to the kitchen.
Ideal as a study this room would also suit being used as a play room or a hobby room, with secluded views over the side of the property.
Tucked away within the entrance hall this ground floor cloakroom is both convenient and perfectly positioned with a low level WC and a hand basin mounted within a vanity style unit.
With a range of wall and base units as well as space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a Belfast style sink and doors providing internal access to the garage and shower room as well as external access to the garden.
Located next to the back door of the property ideal for use after a day in garden this shower room benefits from a low-level WC, hand basin and a walk in corner shower cubicle.
A vast open landing with a feature window overlooking the front of the property as well as doors providing access to all five bedrooms.
A luxurious master suite this generous bedroom offers panoramic views over the stunning rear garden as well as built in wardrobes and an enviable en-suite. The private bathroom includes twin pedestal hand basins, a low-level WC, bidet, spa style bath and walk in double shower cubicle as well as a luxurious custom made wooden sauna.
A second spacious double bedroom again offering extensive views over the rear garden, fitted wardrobes and also benefitting from a private en-suite offering a pedestal hand basin, a low-level WC, bidet and a walk-in corner shower cubicle as well as a built-in storage cupboard.
A further spacious double bedroom this time with secluded views of the front garden as well as a walk-in storage cupboard and an en-suite offering a vanity style hand basin, a low-level WC, bidet, and a panelled bath with shower over.
Another generous en-suite double bedroom also featuring secluded views of the front garden as well as an en-suite offering a pedestal hand basin, a low-level WC and a double walk in shower cubicle.
The final double bedroom is currently used as a play room but would make an excellent bedroom overlooking the rear garden and also features pull down double doors providing access to the loft space which was built to be able to provide further accommodation if desired.
The rear of the property must be seen to be appreciated. The elevated terrace is easily accessed from the kitchen and has a fully automated and waterproof canvass awning making it an ideal spot to relax despite the weather. The terrace cleverly hides a substantial storage room beneath it with water and electric connections making it perfect for storing garden furniture and equipment or for conversion into a home gym. The established landscaped gardens are beautifully maintained with mature evergreen borders providing privacy, manicured lawns rolling down to the banks of the river Pont which meanders through the gardens. Complete with its own wooden bridge leading over the river to the secluded hidden garden ideal for enjoying the soothing and relaxing ambiance.
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