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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Whickham

Offers in Region of £749,950

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AN EXCEPTIONAL DETACHED RESIDENCE

Fine & Country takes pleasure in being selected to represent the sale and marketing of this exceptional detached residence, occupying an enviable raised position set within remarkable landscaped gardens. The Beacon proposes a rare opportunity to acquire a commanding mature period home set within the established heart of Whickham. The entrance vestibule leads to a reception hallway which in turn provides access to the living space including the lounge, music room, formal dining room, extensive conservatory sun room, dining kitchen, utility/laundry with adjacent cold/solid fuel store and guest cloakroom.


ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 
The main entrance to the property is presented with a solid oak door opening to the pleasant vestibule with two white frame upvc double glazed windows, tiled flooring and a striking oak door framed by beautiful coloured glass and lead effect detailed windows which opens to the central hallway.

RECEPTION HALLWAY 
7.9m x 2.5m
The generous hallway provides access to the lounge, music room, formal dining room and rear lobby, with a varnished turned wood staircase to the first floor. Further to which the hallway features an archway with ornate figurehead corbels, polished oak flooring, two central heating radiators, dado rail, telephone point and ceiling coving, natural light floods the room from the entrance vestibule and ornate glazed panel oak wood doors which lead to each reception room.

DESCRIPTION CONTINUED 
The grand central staircase rises to the first floor landing opening to the master bedroom, five further bedrooms, family bathroom, plus additional guest bathroom and further family shower room. Externally the property rests within an array of beautiful well tended gardens, framed by mature trees, open lawns and well stocked borders. Furthermore a stone flagged sun terrace creates an ideal atmosphere for outside entertaining, whilst access to the property is obtained by two gated gravel driveways both of which lead to the detached double garage. Internally the home is presented to an exceptional standard with a contemporary style fitted kitchen with polished granite counters, ornate ceiling cornice and roses, attractive solid oak wood internal doors and tasteful interior decoration. The superb location nestled close to Whickham Village boasts a host of local amenities, restaurants, shops and parks. Viewing is strictly by appointment only.

WALK THROUGH ACCOMMODATION 

REAR LOBBY 
The rear lobby offers access from the hallway with through access to the formal dining room, dining kitchen and a continuation of the lobby via the guest cloakroom towards the rear elevation utility room, with polished oak flooring, generous built in storage cupboard and wall lighting.

DINING KITCHEN 
5.2m x 4.2m
The kitchen is set to the rear of the property presented with an extensive range of contemporary style light wood finish fronted wall and base storage units finished with polished black granite counters and pearlescent mosaic style tiled splash backs. In addition to which the kitchen offers a double inset sink and drainer with mixer tap, fitted storage drawers, tile effect flooring, central heating radiator, plumbing for a dishwasher, white frame upvc double glazed window, under counter lighting, wall mounted glazed display cabinets, integrated fridge/freezer, built in double oven with four ring electric halogen hob and extractor hood, low voltage ceiling recessed halogen spotlighting and an informal dining area shown to accommodate a table with six chairs.

GUEST CLOAKROOM/WC 
2.0m x 1.8m
The inner lobby continues with a glazed oak wood panel style door to a further hallway leading to the guest cloakroom and onwards to the laundry/utility room, with ceramic tiled flooring, white frame upvc double glazed window and wall lighting. The ground floor guest cloakroom is presented with a wash hand basin and low level wc plus a white frame upvc double glazed window, tiled flooring, central heating radiator and tiled splash backs.

CONSERVATORY 
9.1m x 4.7m
The conservatory takes position to the side elevation of the property with access obtained from both the music room and kitchen. An enchanting room; with superb views across the mature gardens, lawns and stone flagged sun terrace, within which the current owner has created an informal sitting room and games area. Furthermore the conservatory benefits from white frame upvc double glazed windows with French doors opening to the garden, tiled flooring with border detail, attractive painted timber storage cupboard, central heating radiator and twin suspended ceiling fans with spotlighting, whilst a feature has been made of the original exposed sandstone gable wall.

FORMAL DINING ROOM 
4.4m x 4.2m
The formal dining room is placed to the rear aspect with access from the hallway and a further internal door to the rear lobby which connects to the dining kitchen. Dual aspect white frame double glazed windows flood the room with natural light form both the side and rear aspects, whilst the room is shown to accommodate a dining table with six chairs. Further to which the room benefits from ceiling coving, dimmer controlled lighting, picture rail, glazed oak wood panel doors, central heating radiator and a delightful built in centre piece glazed dresser cabinet.

LAUNDRY/UTILITY ROOM 
4.5m x 3.1m
With access from the rear lobby this additional room offers purchasers a generous laundry/utility room fitted with a range of wall and base storage units, roll top laminated counters, two white frame upvc double glazed windows, Worchester Bosch boiler, central heating radiator, tiled flooring, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, external door to the private gardens and space to accommodate an oversize stand alone fridge/freezer, plus through access to the cold store.

LOUNGE 
5.9m x 4.9m
Resting to the front facing view of the home with access from the hallway and presented with a white frame upvc double glazed bay style window overlooking the private grounds and gardens. Decorated in warm tones, the lounge features plaster ceiling cornice with grand central ceiling rose, picture rail, telephone and television points, polished oak flooring, central heating radiator, oak wood glazed panel door and a centre piece polished marble period style fireplace with open cast iron grate and three tile hearth provides the focal point.

MUSIC ROOM 
5.9m x 4.9m
Presented by the current owner as a music room, the second reception room occupies a position to the front dual aspect of 'The Beacon'. This impressive room is shown to accommodate an informal lounge and baby grand piano. Features to mention include the white frame upvc double glazed bay style window, polished oak flooring, glazed solid oak panel style doors to both the hallway and conservatory, central heating radiator, picture rail, ceiling cornice with central ceiling rose and a striking polished marble period fireplace with cast iron open hearth, ceramic tile detailing and three tile slate hearth.

GUEST BATHROOM 
3.0m x 1.5m
The guest bathroom is set to the first floor of the home presented with a white three piece suite comprising of a panel style bath with mixer tap and over bath shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Further to which the guest bathroom offers an extractor fan, shaver point, a central heating radiator, tiled splash backs with border detailing, low voltage ceiling recessed halogen spotlighting and tiled flooring.

OUTSIDE 
The property rests within beautiful well tended gardens, framed by mature trees, open lawns, fruit garden and well stocked borders, with the additional benefit of a generous gardeners store and extensive stand alone greenhouse. Furthermore a stone flagged sun terrace creates an ideal atmosphere for outside entertaining, whilst access to the property is obtained by two gated gravel driveways, both of which lead to the detached double garage with electric remote controlled door.

OMBUDSMAN 
We are members of OEA (Ombudsman Estate Agents) and subscribe to the OEA Code of Practice.

FAMILY BATHROOM 
3.0m x 2.1m
The family bathroom is presented with an attractive white four piece suite comprising of pedestal wash hand basin, panel style bath with mixer tap and over bath shower attachment, glass door shower enclosure with mains powered shower and low level wc. In addition to which the family bathroom benefits from a shaver point, white frame upvc double glazed window with coloured glass and lead effect detailing, tiled splash backs, central heating radiator, extractor fan and low voltage ceiling recessed halogen spotlighting.

VIEWING OF THIS PROPERTY 
To arrange an appointment to view this property please contact our Regional office on 0845 459 6000.

OFFICE HOURS 
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm Saturday 9.00am - 4.00pm

BEDROOM THREE 
4.9m x 3.1m
The third bedroom rests to the rear of the first floor and also provides comfortable accommodation for a double size bed. Finished in soft light tones, features a white frame upvc double glazed window, central heating radiator, wood effect flooring and ceiling coving.

BEDROOM FIVE 
4.4m x 3.1m
At present the current owner has utilised the fifth bedroom as a home office/study however buyers may choose to create a guest bedroom, dressing room or nursery. The room benefits from a rear elevation white frame upvc double glazed window, central heating radiator, oak wood panel door and telephone points.

BEDROOM SIX 
4.7m x 2.5m
The final bedroom is situated to the front view with access from the first floor landing and features a white frame upvc double glazed window, central heating radiator, ceiling coving and a oak wood panel door.

AGENTS NOTES 
The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply they are in full and efficient working order. All measurements have been taken using a sonic tape measure and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.

GUEST SHOWER ROOM 
Adjacent to bedroom four with access from the half landing is the guest shower room, presented with a curved corner mounted glass door shower enclosure with electric powered shower, central heating radiator, ornate coloured glass and lead effect detail double glazed window, tiled splash backs, oak wood panel door and extractor fan.

MASTER BEDROOM 
4.8m x 4.7m
Adjacent to bedroom four with access from the half landing is the guest shower room, presented with a curved corner mounted glass door shower enclosure with electric powered shower, central heating radiator, ornate coloured glass and lead effect detail double glazed window, tiled splash backs, oak wood panel door and extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 
4.8m x 4.7m
With access from the first floor landing the second bedroom proposes a further double size bedroom also shown to accommodate a super king size bed, with similar generous dimensions to the master bedroom. Located to the front aspect of the home the room is decorated in soft tones and features a range of built in wardrobes with integral dressing table and hanging space, twin white frame upvc double glazed windows, central heating radiator, ceiling coving with central ceiling rose and a oak wood panel door.

BEDROOM FOUR 
4.4m x 3.1m
Bedroom four is presented as a guest bedroom shown to accommodate a double size bed with a selection of bedroom furniture. The room is decorated in soft neutral tones with access from the half landing with features including a white frame upvc double glazed window, central heating radiator, wood effect flooring and oak wood panel door.

COLD STORE 
2.1m x 1.88m
With access from the laundry/utility room the cold room proposes the ideal solution for the storage and preservation of wine and food goods, with a vaulted ceiling within which a velux style window is incorporated plus a further solid fuel storage cupboard and a continuation of the tiled flooring.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 
The staircase from the hallway rises firstly to a half landing with access to bedroom four and the family shower room with a continuation to the part galleried full landing which leads to the master bedroom, four additional bedrooms, the family bathroom and second guest bathroom. Natural light reaches the landing from a side aspect white frame upvc double glazed window, with features including wall lighting, dado and picture rails, ceiling coving and a ceiling mounted loft access hatch with pull-down ladder.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 June 2015

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