5 bedroom house – Sold STC
Property Rung are delighted to introduce to the Market for Sale Ravenswood House, Westfield Lane, Ryton. This striking Victorian, stone built detached property dates back to circa mid 1800’s. Set within c.1 acres it is a beautiful example of Victorian architecture with its high ceilings, basement cellar and sash windows, typical features of this era.
The property benefits from having a sunny aspect on a quiet country lane, in a charming position set behind a private and gated wall, allowing you to take in the fantastic architecture of the building as you approach your private driveway and grounds beyond.
The property has been refurbished to create a very appealing 5 bedroom family home, incorporating modern day living whilst retaining many of its original features, including fireplaces, servant bells, cornicing and mouldings. The current owners have incorporated modern day living without compromising on the history of this architectural masterpiece.
This period property offers peace and tranquillity both inside and out. Extensive grounds which are mature and have been beautifully maintained offer space for the family to enjoy the outdoors. An all weather tennis court sits in the heart of the grounds and views over Tyneside Golf Course and Valley beyond can be enjoyed from both inside and outside of this property.
Internally the property boasts 5 bedrooms, one of which is part of a self contained Annex, which has an external access door, allowing this area to be enjoyed independently to the family home. An ideal opportunity to become a living space for visitors, live-in help or teenagers alike. The Annex also benefits from a Kitchenette and En-Suite Shower-room.
On the ground floor of the property, there are 4 reception rooms, providing versatile living for the growing family. The largest, at the rear of the property is the Garden room which leads on to a cocktail bar and turreted bay with panoramic views of the grounds and golf course beyond.
The well equipped Kitchen/Breakfast room can be accessed via the garden room and leads to a large storage pantry and double Garage. The double garage provides access to a utility area leading to the newly added downstairs WC. Allowing the garage to become a self contained work-shop.
The surrounding gardens and woodland really allow you all the luxury of privacy with the convenience of local road links including the A1 and A69 within easy reach. Only a short drive are both Newcastle City Centre and Gateshead Metro Centre, offering an array of shops and restaurants. Ryton town centre is within walking distance, where local amenities, pharmacy, newsagents, cafes and restaurants can also be enjoyed.
1.32m x 2.12m (4' 4'' x 6' 11'')
Through the beautifully crafted front door, we step in to the Entrance Vestibule. The door ahead, set between two large windows, leads into the Reception Hallway. A window to the left looks out to the grounds at the front of the property. Other features of the room include a tiled floor.
5.18m x 2.25m (17' 0'' x 7' 5'')
Through the Entrance Vestibule, you enter in to the immaculately presented Entrance Hallway. Instantly, this room sets the tone for the rest of the property with its high ceiling and period features, solid wood floor and beautifully presented spindle staircase. The Entrance Hall provides access to the Lounge to the left and Family room to the right. Ahead a door provides access to further ground floor accommodation.
4.67m x 5.65m (15' 4'' x 18' 6'')
Entered via the Entrance Hallway, The Lounge is situated to the front of the property, a sash window looks to front elevation and patio style doors open out to the side. The focal point of the room is an open coal fire with prominent marble surround with contrasting and complimentary inset and hearth. Period features include decorative coving and picture rail. Other features of the room include a double radiator and carpet underfoot.
4.13m x 4.45m (13' 7'' x 14' 7'')
The Family Room is also situated to the front of the property. The Focal point of the room is an open coal fire with mahogany surround, brass and tiled inset and marble hearth. Period features of this room include a quaint servants bell and decorative coving. A bay with sash window looks to front elevation and the room benefits from carpet underfoot.
4.28m x 4.46m (14' 1'' x 14' 8'')
The Second Reception room is versatile and could be used as a formal dining room, study or children's playroom. Period features of the room include decorative coving and cornice. Sash windows look to side elevation and the room is carpeted underfoot.
1.08m x 3.24m (3' 7'' x 10' 8'')
One of two downstairs WC, this room benefits from a beech vanity unit with contrasting black work-surface, inset sink and low level WC with tiled back splash. The vanity unit has inset mirror with recessed spotlights and additional storage. The room benefits from recessed spotlights to ceiling, chrome heated towel rail and tiled flooring underfoot.
1.00m x 2.64m (3' 3'' x 8' 8'')
A small hallway provides access to the ground floor WC to the left and Reception Room 2 to the right.
10.52m x 2.13m (34' 6'' x 7' 0'') x 8.85m x 6.88m (29' 0'' x 22' 7'')
This exceptional room provides an amazing space to entertain. The first level offers a lovely seating area with natural stone wall, recessed spotlights and wood flooring underfoot. A cocktail bar is access via a doorway to the left and a more private Turret provides a tranquil space from which to enjoy the view. A step down in to the dining area provides panoramic views of the grounds and golf course beyond. A door leads out to the rear decked area and tiled flooring is underfoot.
2.78m x 2.67m (9' 1'' x 8' 9'')
Ideal for entertaining this self contained cocktail bar is fitted with an inset sink, under unit wine cooler/fridge, optics and space for serving guests. The room benefits from recessed lighting and wood flooring underfoot.
7.3m x 4.00m (23' 11'' x 13' 1'')
Entered via the Garden Room from the right, you arrive in the Breakfasting Kitchen. The room once again emphasises the high level of workmanship and detail that is a recurring theme throughout this property. The kitchen is fitted with shaker style wooden wall and base units with under unit lighting, complimented by granite effect work surfaces. The kitchen is equipped with integrated appliances including, single oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer. There is a stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap, stainless steel Gas range cooker with stainless steel extractor hood over. Tiled flooring and spot lighting compliment this fantastic entertaining space. A double glazed window looks out to the rear elevation and door provides access to the Double Garage The central island creates a seating area to enjoy meal times as a family and a step down in to a snug area provides an additional space to relax. The Kitchen also provides access to a storage cupboard.
2.41m x 2.57m (7' 11'' x 8' 5'')
Accessible via the Garden Room and Kitchen, the Snug provides additional seating/entertaining space.
5.51m x 6.25m (18' 1'' x 20' 6'')
The Double Garage benefit from electric roller door, with electrics and lighting and two double radiators.A glass window looks through in the Utility Area beyond.
2.09m x 4.61m (6' 10'' x 15' 1'')
The Utility Area is access via the garage and is equipped with a range of base units with inset sink with drainer and mixer tap. Plumbed for automatic washing machine and fitted with electrics. A large window looks into the Garage and the room benefits from a single radiator and tiled flooring underfoot. The Utility provides access to the second downstairs WC.
1.73m x 1.40m (5' 8'' x 4' 7'')
The welcome addition to this ground floor WC, the room has been tastefully fitted with a two piece high cistern toilet and pedestal wash hand basin. The room benefits from tiled walls and floor and is in-keeping with the period of the property.
6.15m x 2.28m (20' 2'' x 7' 6'')
The first floor landing provides access to Master Bedroom, Family Bathroom and Annex rooms. The Landing benefits from an open spindle staircase, decorative coving and carpet underfoot. The staircase turns on to a further landing providing access to Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4.
5.01m x 5.91m (16' 5'' x 19' 5'')
This Master Suite is generously proportioned and is perfect to retreat to at the end of the day. Offering views of the rear grounds and golf course beyond via sash windows. A step up into a Turret area, provides a tranquil sitting space and again panoramic views can be enjoyed. To the far left a door leads into a walk in wardrobe and to the right, a further door leads into a second walk in wardrobe and En-Suite Bathroom. Other features of the room include two double radiator and carpet underfoot.
2.13m x 5.37m (7' 0'' x 17' 7'')
The Master En-Suite benefits from a panelled bath, vanity unit with two inset sinks. High level cistern toilet, bidet and glass enclosure shower cubicle with power shower. Benefiting from recessed spotlights to ceiling and wood flooring underfoot, the room also features a double radiator and velux window.
4.38m x 5.68m (14' 4'' x 18' 8'')
In keeping with the rest of the property Bedroom 2 features high ceilings and cornice, with two Sash windows which overlook the front and side elevation, allowing you to take in the beautiful grounds. Other features include fitted wardrobes and over-bed storage, a double radiator and carpet underfoot.
2.96m x 4.39m (9' 9'' x 14' 5'')
In keeping with the rest of the property Bedroom 3 features high ceilings and cornice, with two Sash windows which overlook the side elevation, allowing you to take in the beautiful grounds. Other features include fitted wardrobes, a double radiator and carpet underfoot.
3.89m x 4.45m (12' 9'' x 14' 7'')
In keeping with the rest of the property Bedroom 4, benefits from high ceilings and coving, with two Sash windows which overlook the front and side elevation, allowing you to take in the beautiful grounds. Other features include fitted wardrobes, a double radiator and carpet underfoot.
1.81m x 5.37m (5' 11'' x 17' 7'')
The Family bathroom consists of a four piece suite comprising of roll top bath with ball and claw feet and telephone style mixer tap and shower, vanity unit with inset sink, high cistern toilet and double glass shower enclosure with two foldaway seats and 4 head power shower. The room features part tiled walls, tiled floor, double radiator and velux window.
5.50m x 6.19m (18' 1'' x 20' 4'')
Bedroom 5/ Annex Room is a spacious suite with its own door providing direct access from outside. Double glazed windows look to front and side elevation and the room features two double radiators, recessed spotlights to ceiling and wood flooring underfoot. The spacious room can accommodate a bedroom suite as well as seating area and dining table, allowing the room to be a self contained granny flat, teenage pad or rental opportunity. The room provides access to a self-contained Kitchen and En-suite Shower-room.
2.07m x 2.22m (6' 9'' x 7' 3'')
The Kitchenette, benefits from a range of wall and base units complimented by butchers block style work surface. Inset stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. A double glazed window looks to rear elevation and the room benefits from a double radiator and wooden flooring underfoot.
1.86m x 2.84m (6' 1'' x 9' 4'')
The En-Suite shower room consists of a white three piece suite comprising of Low level WC, Pedestal wash hand basin and double glass shower enclosure with power shower. A double glazed window looks to rear elevation. Other features include part tiled walls, a double radiator and carpet underfoot.