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HIGHLY IMPRESSIVE RESIDENCE IN THE HEART OF WHICKHAM
A highly impressive, stone built residence situated within the heart of Whickham Village on the highly regarded and much sought after School Lane. The Old School House is believed to date back to the 1870s and boasts an array of stunning traditional features which blend perfectly with modern additions. The accommodation is generous and lends itself perfectly to family living with its convenient location allowing for easy access to the schools, transport links, shops and restaurants the village has to offer.
On entering the home you are greeted by a welcoming entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor accommodation. The lounge lies to the front elevation and is beautifully presented, boasting an impressive feature fireplace which creates a lovely focal point. From the entrance hall there is access to an inner hall which itself has open access to the dining room and breakfasting kitchen, both adjoined by the orangery. The dining room is ideal for formal occasions as well as family dining. A window looks into the orangery, allowing natural light to flow into the dining room, and double doors open to the orangery further enhancing the feeling of light and space. The breakfasting kitchen is simply stunning, presented with a fabulous range of cabinets with striking work surfaces over. Highlights include the central island which incorporates a breakfast bar and the range cooker occupying a space within the chimney recess. Great care and attention has gone into the design of this room which is warmed by two contemporary style radiators. Double doors from the kitchen also connect to the orangery which is located to the rear aspect of the property. A magnificent addition to the home, light fills this room which merges seamlessly with the gardens bringing the outdoors inside. The perfect place for quiet reading and contemplation, there are windows to two elevations and double doors to the garden.
Upstairs you have a choice of four bedrooms. The master bedroom overlooks the front elevation and has fitted wardrobes. The en suite to the master bedroom is fitted with stylish bathroom furniture and contemporary fittings. Incorporating storage cabinets, a wash hand basin with mirror above and wc with concealed cistern. There is a walk in shower compartment and attractive tiling to the walls and floor. Bedroom two also has the luxury of an en suite shower room. Fitted with bathroom furniture, a white suite incorporating a double walk in shower compartment and a chrome heated towel rail. There are two further bedrooms, one with fitted furniture, and the family bathroom completes the first floor. A lovely room fitted with a white four piece suite including a bath with tiled panels and a corner walk in shower compartment.
Outside, to the rear of the property lies an attractive walled garden, predominantly laid to lawn with steps leading up to a raised patio terrace. The borders are planted with a range of mature shrubs and plants. There is also a concrete storage area to the rear of the garden and a single garage is situated to the side of the property with door providing pedestrian access to the rear garden.
Benefits include double glazing and gas central heating. A property of this nature is rare to the open market and an internal inspection is an absolute must in order to fully appreciate the size and quality of the accommodation Old School House offers.
4.5m x 4.24m
The principal reception room is beautifully presented and features a double glazed sash style window overlooking the front elevation. The focal point of the room is an impressive fireplace with striking ornate timber surround and brick finish inset, housing a living flame coal effect gas fire with brass canopy over and brass fender. Other highlights include coving to the ceiling and a ceiling rose and the lounge is warmed by two double radiators.
2.73m x 2.1m
The inner hall is accessed from the entrance hall and provides open access to the dining room and kitchen. With a tiled floor and a double glazed window to the side aspect.
4.24m x 2.73m
Located to the rear aspect of the home and ideal for entertaining as well as family dining, the dining room boasts beams to the ceiling and double doors provide access to the orangery. With a double radiator with radiator cabinet over, storage cupboard and window looking into the orangery allowing light to flow into the room.
A WALK THROUGH OLD SCHOOL HOUSE
2.1m x 2.0m
A wonderful entry to the home, the entrance hall features a double glazed window overlooking the front elevation, a single radiator with radiator cabinet and staircase rising to the first floor.
5.0m x 4.5m
A wonderful room fitted with a superb range of wall and base cabinets, integrated dishwasher, striking contrasting work surfaces and upstand and display cabinets. The central island provides additional storage and features a breakfast bar for casual dining and kitchen suppers. The room is enhanced by under cabinet lighting, tiling to floor, plinth heater and spotlights to the ceiling. Double glazed windows overlook the side and rear elevations, there are two contemporary style radiators and feature range cooker within a chimney recess with delft rack shelf above.
4.5m x 3.77m
The orangery is double glazed and features a superb atrium roof. A lovely addition to Old School House providing the perfect space for peace and relaxation taking in the most wonderful outlook over the walled rear garden. The floor is tiled, there are two double radiators and a door leads out to the rear garden.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
2.1m x 2.02m
From the first floor landing there is access to the loft space and doors lead to the bedrooms and main bathroom.
3.99m x 3.82m
With a double glazed window overlooking the front elevation, the master bedroom has a range of built in wardrobes and is warmed by a radiator. A door provides access to an en suite shower room.
The master en suite is fitted with a range of bathroom furniture providing storage and incorporating a wash hand basin with wall mounted mirror above and wc with concealed cistern. There is a walk in shower compartment housing an electric shower, attractive tiling to walls and floor, contemporary fittings, a heated chrome towel rail, spotlights to the ceiling and an extractor fan.
3.34m x 3.12m
A double glazed window overlooks the rear elevation and there is a single radiator. Bedroom two also has the luxury of an en suite shower room.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
3.12m x 1.07m
The en suite shower room is presented with fitted bathroom furniture with wash hand basin and wc. A double walk in shower compartment houses an electric powered shower and the room is finished with tiling to the walls and floor, spotlights to the ceiling, a heated chrome towel rail and extractor fan.
4.24m x 2.5m
Bedroom three features a double glazed window overlooking the rear elevation and a single radiator.
3.69m x 2.92m
With fitted wardrobes and drawers, a double glazed window overlooking the front elevation and a single radiator.
3.38m x 1.8m
The main bathroom is fitted with a panel style bath, a separate double walk in shower housing electric powered shower, low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiling to floor, double glazed window to the side aspect, spotlights to the ceiling, chrome heated towel rail and extractor fan.
5.42m x 3.41m
To the side of the property there is a single garage with access via up and over door. The garage benefits from power, light and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. A door provides pedestrian access to the rear garden.
To the rear of the property lies a beautiful walled garden, predominantly laid to lawn with steps leading up to a raised patio terrace. The borders are planted with a range of mature shrubs and plants. There is also a concrete storage area to the rear of the garden.
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