Dipton Mill Road, Hexham NE46

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
SummaryTo be sold via Online Auction until 13/07/22 14:00. Fees Apply.

High Shield Cottage, Dipton Mill Road, Hexham - 3 Bed Cottage and 7.1 acre Development Potential

We are delighted to bring to market this outstanding development opportunity on the southern edge of Hexham. Extending to circa 8.1 acres (3.28 hectares) in total, the property includes a characterful and historic three-bedroom cottage, detached garage and stables, grounds and garden of over one acre and over seven acres of grazing land. There is potential for a variety of domestic developments, subject to securing necessary consents and, potentially, long term strategic planning potential for the site as a whole as the site boundaries brown field sites and a number of construction developers looking at site for a residential development and talks with planners have been on going throughout this period. We are verbally advised that the vendor is drawing down a covenant on the site of an overage on any future development.

Cottage accommodation: Conservatory - Kitchen - Living room with dual aspect - Dining Room - Utility room - Shower/WC - Cellar - Three double bedrooms - Bathroom/WC.

Outside: Detached garage with two loose boxes - Detached stable block - Field shelters - Large private garden - land extending to over 7 acres.


The (attached) two storey cottage is entered via a conservatory, overlooking the garden and driveway, with steps down into the kitchen. The interior is in need of modernisation, but the kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards, stainless sink unit and electric cooker point with extractor canopy. There is also plumbing for a slimline dishwasher with utility room, off the side hallway, providing freezer space and plumbing for a washing machine.

The hall also includes one of two staircases and access to a ground floor shower room with wall tiling, shower cubicle, corner wash basin and WC. Below the hall and down steps from the kitchen lies an interesting cellar, hinting at the historic nature of the cottage. Through from the kitchen, the dining room is centred on an inset stone fireplace with glazed double doors opening out to the garden.

There are two recessed cupboards, one to the left of the fireplace and the other set back into the rear wall. In the far corner a spiral staircase connects to the first-floor landing.

A second pair of glazed doors provide access to the Living room, centred on an attractive fireplace with timber surround and open hearth. The dual aspect affords lovely views over the adjoining land and the Tyne Valley with glazed doors opening to a greenhouse style conservatory.

Upstairs, a galleried landing leads to two of the three double bedrooms and the main bathroom. The second staircase serves the third bedroom and there is also a connecting door through into the central room and landing beyond. Bedroom No.1 stands above the living room and enjoys a pleasant outlook through two gable end windows. A concealed stone fire surround is flanked by an alcove cupboard and sliding door wardrobe. The adjacent bathroom includes a white cast iron bath, shower cubicle, washbasin, and WC. Bedroom No.2 is situated in the centre with three good sized storage cupboards and a vanity unit with wash basin. Bedroom No.3 includes a small painted cast iron fireplace, wash basin and linen cupboard.


Outside, grounds and partially walled gardens extend to around 0.9 acres (including the cottage). The garage is built in rendered block with a pitched roof with an internal footprint extending to over 450 sq.ft including garage, two loose boxes and wood store. A detached block of stables looks back onto the garden from adjacent to pillared double gates which lead through to the grazing land.

Council Tax Band: F

Tenure: Freehold

Auctioneers Additional CommentsPattinson Auction are working in Partnership with the marketing agent on this online auction sale and are referred to below as 'The Auctioneer'.

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This auction lot is being sold either under conditional (Modern) or unconditional (Traditional) auction terms and overseen by the auctioneer in partnership with the marketing agent.

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A Legal Pack associated with this particular property is available to view upon request and contains details relevant to the legal documentation enabling all interested parties to make an informed decision prior to bidding. The Legal Pack will also outline the buyers' obligations and sellers' commitments. It is strongly advised that you seek the counsel of a solicitor prior to proceeding with any property and/or Land Title purchase.

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Auctioneers Additional CommentsIn order to secure the property and ensure commitment from the seller, upon exchange of contracts the successful bidder will be expected to pay a non-refundable deposit of 5% of the purchase price of the property. The deposit will be a contribution to the purchase price. A non-refundable reservation fee of up to 6% inc VAT (subject to a minimum of 6,000 inc VAT) is also required to be paid upon agreement of sale. The Reservation Fee is in addition to the agreed purchase price and consideration should be made by the purchaser in relation to any Stamp Duty Land Tax liability associated with overall purchase costs.

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