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West Chevington, Morpeth, Northumberland

Under Offer £200,000

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Lot 1- The Farmhouse.

An outstanding residential development opportunity in a rural location close to Morpeth and the rugged Northumberland Coastline

Lot 1- West Chevington Farmhouse EPC: E - Offers in excess of £200,000

Lot 2- 1-6 West Chevington Cottages EPC: F - Offers in excess of £250,000

Lot 3 West Chevington Farm Buildings - Offers in excess of £400,000

N.B. There are tenants occupying the farmhouse, farm buildings and 5 West Chevington Cottages. Viewings by appointment only.

N.B. There are tenants occupying the farmhouse, farm buildings and 5 West Chevington Cottages.The property as a whole offers great potential for a private individual, builder, developer or investor to acquire a ruraldevelopment of up to 16 residential dwellings standing in 5.47 acres.

The property briefly comprises an interesting, Grade II listed Farmhouse, extensive farm buildings with consent to convert into 9 residential units, and 6 cottages all with potential for development and improvement.

West Chevington is a small hamlet lying 9.5 miles North East of the market town of Morpeth. The A1 is close to hand offeringeasy commuting to Newcastle upon Tyne to the south and Alnwick to the north.

The magnificent beaches, wildlife and historic castles and villages of Northumberlands Heritage coast are readily accessible to the east and to the West is the unspoilt and dramatic countryside of the Northumberland National Park.

Lot 1 - West Chevington Farmhouse

(1.93 acres) edged in green on the plan. An interesting Grade II listed house dating from 17th Century with 18th Century additionsand alterations built in brick with a slate roof.

The accommodation includes: Fine hallway; four spacious reception rooms; kitchen; scullery and larders; WC; cellar. On the first floor five bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a spacious second floor attic.

Mains electricity and water are connected. There is heating via a solid fuel range.

There are extensive, mature gardens to the south.


The house is let to Mr J Lowther and Ms S Blyth on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for 6 months from 1st June 2006. The current rent is £350.00 per calendar month.

Vacant possession can be obtained by serving 2 months notice.

Lot 2 - 1-6 West Chevington Cottages

(1.01 acres) edged in red on the plan.

A terrace of 5 single storey properties constructed in brick under a rood cover of blue slates and with store detailing to the frontelevations.

Nos. 1 and 2 have been uninhabited for a number of years.

No. 3 is occupied.

Nos. 4 and 5 are unoccupied.

The accommodation varies in layout but comprises: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Bathroom and 2 Bedrooms.

The cottages are approached via an unmade rear lane. There are deep front gardens.


No. 3 West Chevington Cottages is let to Mr J Laverick on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for a term of 6 months from 2nd October 1995 at a rent of £160.00 per calendar month.

6 West Chevington Cottages

A brick built, detached dormer bungalow standing in spacious garden grounds with a brick built workshop/store. This cottage isvacant.

The accommodation comprises:- Entrance Hall; Kitchen; Utility room; Bathroom with bath, handbasin and wc; 2 Reception Rooms. On the first floor: 2 double bedrooms.

Lot 3 - West Chevington Farm Buildings

(2.53 acres) edged in blue on the plan.

A significant range of traditional farm buildings predominantly constructed in brick and arranged around a series of fold and stackyards.


There is Planning Permission granted by Northumbrian County Council (Ref: 11/02437/FUL) on 13th February 2012 forDemolition of dilapidated modern farm buildings and creation of 9 no. New dwelling by conversion and alteration of existing buildings,new build sections and new garaging and associated sewage treatment plant

The consent is subject conditions and is supported by a Design and Access Statement, a Structural Appraisal Report, Commercial Re-use Testing Report, a Planning and Sustainability Assessment and a Bat and Barn Owl Report.

Details of the consent and reports are available from the Agents offices.

The total net internal floor area extends to 16000ft2 (1490m2) or thereabouts.


Part of the site is let to Mr P Gray on a Farm Business Tenancy until 15 May 2013 at a rent of £400.00 per annum.

Vacant possession could be obtained prior the term date subject to 1 months notice.


Strictly by appointment with Smiths Gore Darlington office.

Important Notice
Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, all interested parties should note:
i) The description and photographs are for guidance only and are not a complete representation of the property.
ii) Plans are not to scale, are for guidance only and do not form part of the contract.
iii) Services and any appliances referred to have not been tested, and cannot be verified as being in working order.
iv) No survey of any part of the property has been carried out by the Vendor or Smiths Gore.
v) Measurements are approximate and must not be relied upon. Maximum appropriate room sizes are generally given, to the nearest 0.1 metres. Outbuildings are measured externally (unless otherwise stated) to the nearest 0.5 metres. For convenience, an approximate Imperial equivalent is also given.
vi) Only those items referred to in the text of these particulars are included.
vii) Nothing in these particulars or any related discussions forms part of any contract unless expressly incorporated within a subsequent written agreement.

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