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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Dene House, Callaly, ALNWICK, Northumberland

Offers Over £695,000

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Rare to the market family home, with cottage, surrounded by beautiful countryside
Four double bedrooms • Master en suite • Four reception rooms • Breakfasting kitchen • Garden room • Beautiful gardens surrounding the property • Double garage and parking for approx 10 cars • Cottage for guests or business venture


The magnificent and beautiful property stands majestically in the centre of the picturesque old Norman hamlet of Callaly. The property lies 10.5 miles south west of the market town of Alnwick. It is easily reached by the A697 trunk road which passes at the Bridge of Aln within 3.5 miles of Callaly. The Northumbrian coast is 15 miles away.

Short distances from Callaly are numerous villages with public houses/restaurants, golf courses, churches and schools. Approx 7 miles away is the larger village of Rothbury which boasts a new hospital and excellent medical centre. It has many annual attractions, in particular the Annual Music Festival and the Vintage Rally.


The older part of the property was first occupied in 1893 and was later changed to a larger dwelling with extension to the rear creating a large family home and two storey cottage. It stands adjacent to Callaly Castle and is overlooked by Castle Hill and Callaly Crag. With excellent views from all angles of the house and stunning gardens surrounding the property.


The main access to the house is from the large courtyard at the rear via an entrance porch with large display windows and tiled roof. This leads to the hallway adjoining the downstairs wc and cloaks cupboard.

The lounge is a lovely room with an open fireplace. The ceiling rose and ‘Accanthus’ coving enhances this room and are fitted throughout the downstairs reception rooms and hallway.

Garden Room
Access from the lounge through French doors. The well proportioned room has a tiled roof and wood double glazed windows and double doors to the courtyard and gardens. With two radiators this enables the room to be used throughout the year.

Drawing Room
With entrance from the lounge the room has a window overlooking the centre of the front garden. There is a cast iron fireplace with hand painted tiled hearth.

Dining Room
With entry from the drawing room. The excellent sized room has a decorative fireplace and storage cupboard. There is a window to the front and stairs to the first floor.

With entry from the dining room. The breakfasting kitchen has a range of fitted wall and base units, roll top work surfaces and sink unit. There is an integrated fridge and dishwasher and an oil fired Rayburn cooker which also heats water for the kitchen. Windows to both sides giving a generous amount of light. A door gives access to the archway and cottage.

With entry from the hallway and kitchen. This room is currently used as a study although it could be a smaller dining room or family room. The first floor landing leads to four double bedrooms, two bathrooms and walk in wardrobe. Bedrooms one, two and three have cast iron fireplaces with hand painted hearths.

Master Bedroom
Master bedroom with en suite and shower.

Bedrooms Two and Three
Situated at the front of the property with window making rooms light and spacious.

Family Bathroom
With wc, wash hand basin, bath with shower attachment. Window and airing cupboard.

Bedroom Four
Rear bedroom with windows to both sides overlooking the gardens.

Second Bathroom
With wc, wash hand basin, bath with shower over. Shelved cupboard and window to side.


The Cottage

The Cottage
Entry is gained from the lovely archway separating the property from the main house. Entering via the kitchen there is a range of wall and base units, work surfaces and sink unit. There is an electric cooker point. Cupboard housing washing machine/dryer and can be used for additional storage. Adjoining is the downstairs wc with further storage space. A pleasant lounge with open fireplace and marble effect back and hearth. Windows to both sides and stairs to first floor. On the landing there is a storage cupboard and doors leading to bedroom and bathroom. The bathroom comprises of wc, wash hand basin and panelled bath. Double bedroom is light with views from windows to both sides.


The front of the property has three well tended lawns and borders. Outdoors lights extend around the entire property.
There are four outhouses which have electric power and light. There is a spacious double garage with electric up and over door, power and light. The loft is partially boarded for storage. The courtyard is gravelled and has space for a further 8 cars.

None of the services, or other equipment included in the property, have been tested. Prospective buyers must make their own enquiries. All measurements contained herein have been recorded by means of a sonic tape and are for guidance purposes only.


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16 May 2012


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