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The Old Boys School

Carrshield near Hexham, Northumberland (Ref. 961589)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

An intriguing and charming beautifully restored wing of a Grade II listed former Victorian village.

Built in 1851, the school closed in 1965.

The house is located in the peaceful hamlet of Carrshield in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the North Pennines.

This accommodation is perfect for families to enjoy due to the open space and luxury furnishings.

Stepping inside, you will be greeted by a large TV sitting room, hosting a Bechstein piano, corner sofa and neutral colours.

Neighbouring this, an open plan dining and kitchen area holds a classical theme and a feature fire place; brought together by ceiling beams and low lighting.

A second sitting room showcases a cosy atmosphere with intriguing wall art and a lovely woodburning stove for an added effect.

A shower room and WC sits across from this, neatly presented, with a touch of quality.

Moving upstairs, you will find another bathroom with a different over touch, neatly styled and finished with a stone design.

Across from this, a twin bedroom holds a peaceful and serene image, followed by a double bedroom that carries the same theme.

Lastly a king-size room creates a pure and clear-cut feel, with plenty of space to relax in comfort.

Outside of the property, you will find a utility room, and there is also a conservatory area followed by a delightful backdrop.

Enjoy the scenery further by relaxing outside on the patio, with a glass of wine.

An exceptional accommodation for a glorious stay.


Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Second sitting room. Conservatory.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freesat, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 6 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 6 minute walk
  • Note: WiFi not to be used for downloading or streaming it is to be used for browsing only due to limited capacity streaming).

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About the location


Allendale 7 miles, Hexham 16 miles.

Carrshield is a hamlet situated in the West Allen valley of the North Pennines. The hamlet is surrounded by beautiful fell ground and is dotted with old disused mines. Remnants of the old stone works where lead was previously mined are still able to be seen next to the river. There are beautiful walks in the immediate area including the famous 'Isaacs Tea Trail'. The nearest village Allendale is a short drive away from Carrshield, where evidence of prehistoric settlement has been found on the surrounding moorland. Hexham is also only 16 miles away which boasts a variety of shops, and popular with tourists visiting nearby Hadrian's Wall.

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