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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Brackenbarn, Widdrington Village, Morpeth, NE61

Guide Price £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedroom detached house
  • Attractive village location
  • Includes 1 bedroom holiday cottage
  • EPC Grade - E
  • Spacious family sized accommodation
  • Oil Fired Central Heating System
  • Double garage and workshop
  • Lawned gardens to all sides
  • Views to the Cheviots and coastline

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Reeds Rains are delighted to offer for sale this superb four bedroom stone built detached house together with a detached one bedroom holiday cottage situated within the grounds. The development is located withing the popular Northumbrian village of Widdrington. The village lies on the Northumberland Coastal Route and is conveniently placed for access to the magnificent sandy beaches of the Druridge Bay Country Park and the Blue Sky Forest Country Park development and Lake. Internal accommodation includes a spacious entrance hall, charming lounge with wide bow windows, beamed ceiling and log burning stove, separate dining room with views over the fields beyond, large breakfasting kitchen with integrated appliances, ground floor double bedroom and refurbished bathroom. On the first floor there are three further bedrooms all enjoying views towards the coast and the Cheviot Hills, a second bathroom and a separate wc. There is an oil fired central heating system, double glazing, security alarm system and the property is newly redecorated and rewired in the spring of 2011. Within the grounds of the property there is a detached one bedroom holiday cottage which is presently let on a shorthold tenancy and provides a good yearly income (further details will be supplied on request). Attractive lawned gardens extend around all sides, there are generous off street parking facilities and a double garage with attached storeroom/workshop. In total, the gardens and grounds extend to approximately one third of an acre. To arrange a viewing of this superb property please call us on 01670366061.

EPC Grade - E

Entrance Hall

A spacious reception area and hallway from which there is access to all ground floor rooms. With Canadian Cedar aqualock laminate flooring throughout, low voltage halogen down lighters, smoke alarm, radiator and disabled friendly sockets and switch plates which feature throughout the property. A staircase leads off to the first floor.


15' 8" x 15' 11" (plus bay windows)  (4.78m x 4.85m (plus bay windows)) A delightful character reception room with wide double glazed bow windows to the front and rear providing plenty of natural lighting. The room was redecorated and recarpeted spring 2011 and features a beamed ceiling with low voltage halogen down lighters, a natural exposed stone feature wall and wide slate hearth accommodating a log burning stove. Five central heating radiators, TV aerial socket.

Dining Room

12' 8" x 10' 10"  (3.86m x 3.3m) With views over the gardens from a double glazed window to the side, Canadian Cedar laminate flooring and radiator. Double glass doors open to the breakfast area.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

19' 0" x 13' 3"  (5.79m x 4.04m) A spacious dining kitchen situated at the rear of the property with double glazed windows to three sides and a stable style door which opens to a paved patio area. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of base and eye level units with Beech effect doors and complimentary post formed work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash backs. There is an inset 1.25 bowl sink unit, glass fronted display cabinets and integrated appliances include an electric under oven with four ring hob and filter hood above, a dishwasher and fridge. Canadian Cedar laminate flooring throughout. Peninsular units separate the kitchen from the breakfast area. Low voltage halogen down lighters, smoke alarm. Two central heating radiators.

Bedroom 1

12' 9" x 12' 8" (plus bay window)  (3.89m x 3.86m (plus bay window)) A double bedroom with double glazed bow window to the front, storage cupboard, three central heating radiators, new carpet spring 2011.

Ground Floor Bathroom

11' 4" x 7' 0"  (3.45m x 2.13m) Traditional style suite in white comprising corner bath with mains fed over bath shower fitting, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with LED mirror above and close coupled wc. Half wet wall panelling to the walls, fully panelled around the bath, extractor fan, central heating radiator, low voltage halogen down lighters, double glazed window to the rear, range of bathroom storage cabinets.

First Floor Landing

With door to a storage cupboard, low voltage halogen down lighters, smoke alarm. New carpets were fitted to the stairs and landing spring 2011.

Bedroom 2

13' 0" x 11' 1"  (3.96m x 3.38m) A double bedroom with views towards the coastline and to the Cheviot Hills from a double glazed window to the side. Central heating radiator.

Separate Wc

7' 0" x 3' 2"  (2.13m x .97m) Suite in white comprising wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Radiator, extractor fan.

Bedroom 3

11' 11" x 7' 10"  (3.63m x 2.39m) With views as bedroom 2 from a double glazed window to the side. Central heating radiator. Presently used as a study with broadband connection installed.

Bedroom 4

10' 2" x 8' 0"  (3.1m x 2.44m) With views as before from a double glazed window to the side, louvred doors to fitted wardrobes, central heating radiator.


9' 2" x 7' 3"  (2.79m x 2.21m) Suite in white comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Half ceramic tiled walls, central heating radiator, Canadian Cedar laminate flooring, Velux window to the rear, low voltage halogen down lighters

Double Garage

18' 10" x 17' 5"  (5.74m x 5.31m) Situated at the rear, with up and over door, lighting and socket outlets. There is a concrete hardstanding to the rear.

Attached Storeroom/Workshop

18' 8" x 8' 2"  (5.69m x 2.49m) With lighting, socket outlets and plumbing for a washing machine. A floor standing Worcester oil fired boiler serves radiators throughout the property and provides domestic hot water.

Brackenbarn - The Cottage

Tucked away within the garden to the side of the property and sharing the same access. Comprises:-

Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen

16' 0" x 14' 1" (plus bay window)  (4.88m x 4.29m (plus bay window)) With outlook over the gardens from a double glazed bay window to the front and with additional natural lighting provided by a double glazed window to the side. The room has ceramic tiled flooring throughout and is heated by way of an electric night storage heater. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of units in white.

Bedroom 1

10' 9" x 8' 8"  (3.28m x 2.64m) With views over the gardens from two double glazed windows to the front. Electric night storage heater.

Shower Room/wc

Suite in white comprising glazed, fully tiled shower cubicle with mains fed shower fitting, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Double glazed window to the side, wall mounted electric convector heater, airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank.


Brackenbarn and Brackenbarn cottage are set in predominantly lawned gardens which extend around all sides and in total the gardens and grounds extend to approximately one third of an acre. Within the gardens there is a garden shed and two greenhouses in tandem. The gardens adjoin a grass paddock on the north side and on the west side the gardens adjoin the wooded grounds of the village pub. External courtesy lighting is installed.


Access to the property is via a tarmac driveway which extends through a five bar gate past the front to the side and rear where there are generous parking facilities.

Directions :-

Widdrington Village lies approximately 9 miles to the north east of Morpeth on the A1068 Northumberland Coastal Route and is conveniently placed for access to the dramatic coastline and the sandy beaches of the Druridge Bay Country Park. Travelling into the village from Morpeth, take the third exit at the roundabout. Brackenbarn is the first property on the left. Within the village there is a popular village pub and restaurant, two churches and an award winning farm shop and coffee shop.


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05 October 2011

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