5 bedroom House - Detached for sale

Sneck Gate Lane, Newby, Middlesbrough


Key Features

Property description

White Lodge is an elegant substantial family home. Nestled in large private grounds with beautifully maintained gardens and surrounded with mature hedges and trees. The house is positioned with 360-degree views to include the North York Moors, Hambleton Hills and Roseberry Topping. As this property is not listed it can be extended with possible new features such as a leisure complex.

The property is accessed via electric gates and opens onto a generous driveway with ample parking and double garage. There is a separate two-bedroom Bungalow. The main house sits at the head of the drive and comprises of entrance hall, cloakroom, study, sitting room, dining room, kitchen and utility. To the first floor there are five generous bedrooms one with en-suite and a house bathroom. Outside there is a workshop and tranquil gardens and grounds. The property faces south, and this allows an abundance of light to flood the rooms.

The front door leads into a welcoming entrance porch and WC with marble floor. It continues into the central staircase hall which gives access to the main reception rooms. The large study is a particularly atmospheric room with an open fireplace at the head and built in bookshelves with a dual aspect giving an abundance of natural light. The sitting room is positioned centrally with huge bay windows facing due south allowing a mass of natural light with a door leading out to the garden. There is also an open fire with bespoke marble fireplace across the width of the wall. The dining room with large windows is the last reception room on the main elevation, finished to a high standard, giving the perfect space for entertaining. From the dining room, a door leads into the bar area which has fitted cupboards with granite tops. This leads into the kitchen/breakfast room which is a most charming room overlooking the rear herb and Italian gardens with a range of floor and wall elm units with granite work surfaces and a walk-in pantry. A separate door leads into the utility room. There are three useful stores with a coal store and a boiler room positioned at the northern end of the house.

The main staircase leads to a generous landing on the first floor. The principal bedroom is a large room and the views over the gardens and beyond are quite exceptional. An en suite bathroom lies adjacent and is surrounded with marble and granite. There are four further large bedrooms on the first floor, one of which mirrors the bay windows of the sitting room beneath and benefits from a mass of natural light. One of the other bedrooms benefits from having a door leading to its own large balcony to take in the stunning views. There is also a family bathroom on the first floor with walk-in shower. The staircase continues to the second floor which at present is used as a studio but prior to this was a self-contained flat. Water and soil pipes are still in existence and can be readily converted back to suit requirements. One room is fitted with solid wood wardrobes and there are two walk-in lofts for storage. There are two South facing windows and a door leading to a balcony with exceptional views of the garden and beyond.

Positioned in its own quarter of the grounds adjacent to the entrance gates. The Cottage has the scope to be relocated within the grounds to a new design and size with a possible separate entrance. This is ideally suited for dependent relatives, staff, and guest wing or could be let out. Alternatively, it would make excellent work space with great potential for extension. The cottage is accessed through the front door into a central entrance hall with the sitting room with open fireplace to one side and principal bedroom to the other. There is a second bedroom and a bathroom. The kitchen has a range of wall and floor units and a door leads into a back hall where there is a boiler cupboard and WC, which can also be accessed from outside.

White Lodge is approached from a country lane through a set of imposing gate piers with electric gates leading along a private driveway to a parking area between the house and the garages. The gardens and grounds at White Lodge are a particular attraction of the property as a whole and have been well planned and designed by the current owners over the years. The main lawns lie across the southern side of the house with extensive lawns surrounded by high hedges affording a great degree of privacy. A walkway leads to a charming fountain, pond and orchard. On the eastern side of the house are the Italian gardens with a small bridge, box hedging and gravelled walkways. Beyond the Italian gardens lies a useful outbuilding which is separated into a workshop, store and a large greenhouse.

White Lodge is located on the outskirts of Newby village in Hambleton approximately 2 miles north of Stokesley, this attractive and popular market town, situated 7 miles from Yarm, 18.5 miles from the county town of Northallerton, 21 miles from Darlington and 44 miles from the Spa town of Harrogate. Although White Lodge is a country residence it is only three miles from the main network of roads including the A19 and the A66 . The main line station at Darlington provides fast services to Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh and London Kings Cross.

There are also connections at Northallerton and Thirsk and a Trans-Pennine service from Manchester. The nearest airports are at

Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford.

Good local shopping facilities are available within Stokesley along with the bustling market town of Yarm with designer shops and a variety of good eateries.

There is a wide choice of schooling throughout the area including the well-respected private Yarm Grammar and Teesside High School. Brass castle lane golf club is only half a mile away. James Cooke University Hospital is approximately 5 miles away and Middlesbrough and Teesside 2 miles.

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