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£235,000Guide price

2 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Road, Milfield, Wooler, Northumberland

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2 bedroom
0 bathroom

Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Key features:
  • Desirable village location
  • Characterful conversion
  • Rural views
  • Immaculately presented

Main Description
The Old Stable is the perfect countryside escape, offering easy contemporary living and characterful accommodation set within the popular village of Milfield amongst the stunning Northumberland countryside. Converted to a high standard from former stables in 2015 this cottage offers modern open plan living and two bedrooms in a wonderful home converted to modern standards but oozing charm and character. The local area is famed for its bloody history but now offers peaceful country living in fantastic scenery with many beautiful walks straight from the doorstep.

The entrance hall gives a clue as to the character of this cottage with exposed stone walls and beautiful oak cottage door as well as a useful cupboard for storing your walking kit. The open plan living room, dining area and kitchen is ideal for modern day living and is full of character with exposed roof trusses and stone walls hinting at the past history of the property. Relax by the warming multi fuel stove or chat with your guests whilst preparing meals in the superb kitchen with country style kitchen cabinets and a full complement of appliances with a ceramic hob, extractor hood, built-in electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine and a stainless steel sink. The main bedroom is beautifully decorated and has patio doors looking out across open farmland to the River Till beyond. A second double bedroom looks over a sunny courtyard garden to the rear and the stylish bathroom has sleek fittings with a luxurious bathtub, a walk-in shower enclosure, low level WC, pedestal hand basin and heated towel rail.

At the front of the property is a paved parking area which wraps around the side of the cottage to form a garden area with open views and to the rear is a sunny, partly walled courtyard garden, designed for easy maintenance and a great place to enjoy an alfresco drink.

Milfield is a small village just outside the Northumberland National Park and in an area that is steeped in history from the Saxon palace of Maelmin, through many battles between the Scots and English (including the slaughter at Flodden) to the use of the airfield in WWII. The village is well located between the rugged Cheviot Hills to the west and the wonderful sandy beaches of the coast to the east. There is a thriving village community with the popular Red Lion Inn and the Café Maelmin both within the village as well as a Country Store. A network of walks lead from the village, along quiet country lanes and footpaths and more challenging walks nearby include the Pennine Way and St Cuthbert’s Way.

The local market town of Wooler lies just over 5 miles away and provides a range of day-to-day amenities, including shops, restaurants, cafes, public houses, a health centre and library. Berwick upon Tweed is a short drive away and provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities together with modern sports and arts centres. The attractive Scottish border town of Kelso is 14 miles distant. A mainline railway station at Berwick provides regular services to Newcastle, Edinburgh and London. The A1 is within easy reach providing excellent access to the national, regional and local road network and Newcastle International Airport is less than an hour away.

The local area has a rich and colourful history and offers a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. There is plentiful open hill country with the Cheviot Hills offering great scope for walking and exploration. The area has world famous salmon fishing on the River Tweed and its tributaries, a range of golf courses and links, racecourses and other sporting clubs. The east coast provides dramatic scenery, magnificent beaches, sailing, sea fishing and diving. The local area is one of relatively low population, offering a peaceful lifestyle, but is within easy reach of both Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Agents Note
The property has previously been used as a holiday let and some of the furniture may be available by separate negotiation if required.

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Electric radiator central heating.

Council Tax Band: C

Energy Performance Certificate: E

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