Whickham School (0.2mi.)
Gibside School (0.4mi.)
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This amazing stone built detached residence enjoys a tucked away position. Situated at the head of a short private lane and standing within beautiful grounds with a stunning outside entertaining area. Offering four bedrooms, a formal reception room, stunning open plan dining kitchen with living space, three bathrooms, a double garage and additional driveway parking.
Over the past few the years the current owner has undertaken a number improvements which make the property a rather special family home.
Approached via a wide gated entrance, a generous block paved drive provides parking for a number vehicles and access to a detached double garage which offers storage space as well as parking.
Wide timber doors lead directly to the entrance porch with well-appointed cloakroom/wc off. A set of timber glazed double doors open to a spacious reception hall, featuring a tiled floor and an imposing full height stairwell. The ground floor accommodation flows off the reception hall and includes a delightful drawing room with wall and central ceiling lights, an open fireplace and painted exposed beams. There is a study and a fantastic open plan dining kitchen/living space which enjoys a great view over the rear garden. The kitchen is one of the many stand out features of this impressive home and reveals a range of quality cabinets at floor and wall level, striking worktops and an island which divides the kitchen and dining areas. The fitted table is perfect for everyday dining and you have a number of integrated appliances to include two ovens, a microwave, five burner gas hob, two fridges (one with pull-out drawers, a freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen is supported by a utility room which includes fitted units and offers space to accommodate a washing machine and tumble dryer. A timber glazed conservatory links the gardens with the inside of the property with a set of double doors leading out to a sunken terrace and the gardens beyond.
An impressive staircase rises from the reception hall to the first floor accommodation which comprises of a master bedroom boasting contemporary en suite bathroom, walk-in dressing room and a door leading to an enclosed balcony, a relaxing sitting area with a wonderful view of the gardens. Guest bedroom two also has the luxury of an en suite shower room, there are two further double bedrooms and a striking family bathroom which is fitted with a double ended bath, twin wash hand basins, a shower cubicle and wc.
The gardens are a joy and set mainly to the rear aspect with a combination of walling, fencing, hedging and mature trees to the boundaries. Immediately behind the property is a terrace incorporating a sunken circular sitting area set around a fire pit. The gardens continue with a second terrace and lawn area.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a truly beautiful home in a secluded location yet close to the highly regarded village of Whickham. Situated to the west of the A1M which offers links to the other main roads of the region, the centre of Newcastle, the historic City of Durham and other business centres of the north east. In the heart of this desirable village you will find a good range of shops, GP and dental surgeries, bars and restaurants as well as schooling at both primary and secondary levels. Private schooling is available in both Newcastle and Durham. Newcastle offers a mainline rail service connecting with Edinburgh, York and London Kings Cross and Newcastle International airport is also easily accessed.
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