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4 bedroom house for sale


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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.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 February 2016

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