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5 bedroom detached house for sale

East Thirston, Morpeth


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Stone Residence
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three En-Suites
  • Family Bathroom
  • Lounge & Dining Room
  • Breakfasting Kitchen
  • Study & Library
  • Sun Room
  • Approx Acre of Land
  • Stable & Paddock

Full description

The Croft is a five bedroom mature stone built family residence situated within East Thirston, approximately 1.6 miles South East of Felton Village.
This charming property was originally a croft cottage which had been extended to provide two cottages, these have now been incorporated into one large family sized home. The enviable elevated position of the property offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside on all sides and the Cheviot hills beyond. Whilst the property has a genuine rural feel to it nearby Felton offers the amenities of a local shop/post office, doctors surgery, hairdressers, public house/bed and breakfast, village coffee shop/artisan bakery and also the popular village hall. There is also an excellent first school within Felton and school transport is provided for middle and high school pupils to and from Alnwick. The river Coquet runs through Felton and provides excellent walking as well as fishing - day tickets for which can be purchased from Felton post office.

The market towns of Morpeth 10 miles to the South and Alnwick 10 miles to the North both offer a larger range of traditional shopping and leisure amenities, the A1 trunk road North and South gives easy access to the local region and beyond, Newcastle City Centre (approximately 25 miles) and Newcastle International Airport, there are spectacular walks and bike rides locally and nearby Druridge Bay offers a country park and beach and some of the most beautiful stretches of Northumbrian coastline are also within a short drive.

This unique property stands in a plot of approximately one acre and has private south facing front garden which is hidden from the road by mature hedging and trees, along the East of the property are several raised vegetable beds. greenhouse and garden shed. The paved patio and courtyard area to the rear of the property is further enhanced by a fenced paddock, timber stable, pony box/tack room, both with power and lighting and small hay shed.
The hard standing area provides parking for numerous vehicles. The property may even be suitable for conversion (subject to permissions) to a bed and breakfast.

Heated via a multi fuel stove to radiators with an LPG back up system if needed, together with thermal tubes and solar panels. The property also benefits from double glazed windows and some underfloor heating.
Internally the accommodation is spread over two floors and briefly comprises: Reception Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Library, Study/Craft room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Sun Room with views across the front garden, Utility Room, Family Bathroom, Three Double Bedrooms one with En-Suite to the ground floor, Further Two Double Bedrooms both with En-Suites to the first floor.
Early inspection of this deceptively spacious family home is recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer, please call our Morpeth office on 01670 517500 or email us at to book your appointment.

Bedroom 4 
22' 7'' x 11' 5'' (6.88m x 3.48m)
Double glazed French doors to Juliette balcony with views over the paddock and open countryside towards The Cheviots. Pitched ceiling, double glazed skylight window, storage cupboards in eaves, two radiators, door to en-suite

Bedroom 5 
18' 0'' x 13' 5'' (5.48m x 4.09m)
Double glazed window to front elevation overlooking open countryside, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, double glazed skylight window, built in wardrobe, radiator, storage cupboards in eaves, door to en-suite

Double glazed skylight window, tiled shower cubicle with shower unit, wall mounted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and matching storage unit, shaver point, low level WC, spotlights to ceiling, partial tiling to walls with feature mirror, tiled floor, feature chrome radiator

Front Garden 


The property has gated access into a large parking area that can accommodate several vehicles, some mature trees and shrubs provide privacy to the front south facing garden which is mainly laid to lawn. From the front parking area there is a further gated gravel drive which leads to the timber stable, pony box/tack room, small hay shed and chicken run, the fenced paddock gives access to the rear patio area with a raised seating area, this courtyard area is planted with a range of mature shrubs.The paddock and patio both offer far reaching views over the surrounding countryside and farmland to the Cheviots beyond, solar voltaic panels have been fitted to the south facing roof space and thermal tubes are also in place.

Stable & Pony Box /Tack Room 
Of timber construction with power and lighting.

Vegetable Garden 
Greenhouse and raised vegetable beds

Rear & Paddock 


Reception Hall 
11' 6'' x 8' 2'' (3.50m x 2.49m)
Double glazed entrance door, full height double glazed window to rear elevation, staircase to first floor, dado rail, double radiator, built in storage and linen cupboards, laminate flooring, double doors to dining room, doors off to:

20' 10'' x 14' 9'' (6.35m x 4.49m)
Two double glazed windows to front elevation, feature stone inglenook fireplace housing a multi fuel stove serving the radiators and hot water system, Welsh slate tiled floor. two double radiators, a wrought iron and wood spiral staircase gives access to attic room.

Lounge additional image 

Attic Room  
11' 7'' x 7' 0'' (3.53m x 2.13m)
A latch and brace door gives access from the spiral staircase to this room, some restricted head height, making an ideal study or playroom, it has been laid with laminate flooring, radiators, fitted Velux Window providing views over the cheviots.

13' 9'' x 8' 1'' (4.19m x 2.46m)
In the original part of the house this room has a stripped and varnished timber floor, double glazed window to front elevation, radiator, an original marble fireplace with cast iron insert and open grate on a slate hearth, built in book shelving and cupboards in both alcoves, to side of window and full length of rear wall, feature lights fitted in shelving to rear wall. Door to :-

Library additional photo 

Study/Craft Room  
9' 3'' x 6' 5'' (2.82m x 1.95m)
Two double glazed windows to rear elevation, wall mounted wash hand basin, fitted storage cupboards, radiator, recessed spotlights to ceiling.

Dining Room 
12' 0'' x 11' 6'' (3.65m x 3.50m)
Double multi paned glazed doors lead from the hall way into this room, laminate flooring, several wall lights, coving to ceiling, radiator, glazed door with floor to ceiling side window giving access to the sun room.

Sun Room  
11' 2'' x 9' 9'' (3.40m x 2.97m)
Double glazed windows to front and side elevation overlooking the front garden, tiled floor, wall lights, recessed spotlights to ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
19' 0'' x 11' 8'' (5.79m x 3.55m)
The kitchen has double multi paned glazed doors from the dining room and can also be accessed via the main hallway . This room has been fitted with an extensive range of floor, wall and base units including a central island unit fitted with halogen hob and over head extractor with recessed spotlight. Dresser unit with wine rack, plate rack and glass fronted display cabinets with co-ordinating work surfaces, a double stainless steel electric oven, stainless steel one and half bowl sink unit, integrated dishwasher, low level breakfast bar, laminate flooring, double radiator, uPVC panel ceiling and recessed lighting, co-ordinating tiled splash backs.

Kitchen additional photo 

Family Bathroom 
Shower cubicle with glass shelving, bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Mirrored bathroom cabinet with light, heated towel rail, electric underfloor heating. fully tiled walls with feature mirror, slate tiled floor, uPVC panel ceiling with recessed spotlighting. Double glazed window to rear elevation.

Ground Floor Bedroom 
11' 8'' x 9' 6'' (3.55m x 2.89m)
Twin double glazed windows to side elevation, four double wardrobes to one wall, laminate flooring, radiator

Ground Floor Bedroom 2 
13' 0'' x 11' 3'' (3.96m x 3.43m)
A double room with twin double glazed windows to side elevation, radiator, door to en-suite

Ground Floor Bedroom 3 
11' 3'' x 10' 10'' (3.43m x 3.30m)
Double room with twin double glazed windows overlooking the rear patio area, radiator, laminate flooring.

Utility Room 
10' 5'' x 5' 9'' (3.17m x 1.75m)
Double glazed window overlooking patio area, fitted with range of units at base and wall levels, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer, tiled floor, solid wood door to rear patio and garden.

Internal Hallway 
Doors to bedrooms and staircase to first floor.

First Floor Landing 
Double glazed skylight window, recessed spotlights to ceiling, doors off to:-

EPC Rating  
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23 June 2015

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