4 bedroom detached house for saleMorpeth, Northumberland
- Reception hall
- 3 Reception rooms
- Sun room
- Family room/bedroom 5
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms (one en site)
- utility/gardener's WC
- Integrated double garage
- Large garden, kitchen garden, wooded area
Central Morpeth - less than a mile, Newcastle upon Tyne 17.5 miles, Newcastle airport 13.5 miles.
Reception hall | Sitting room | Dining room | Sun room | Study | Family room/bedroom
4 other bedrooms and 3 bathroom facilities (1 en suite) Utility/Gardener's WC
Integrated double garage Large garden | Kitchen garden | Wooded area
EPC Band D
About 1 acre (0.4 Ha).
An additional 3.63 acres may be available by separate negotiation
Built in the late 1970s, this substantial detached home is well presented throughout with a distinctive split-level layout. Entrance is into a large reception hall with an attractive parquet floor and with access to the integrated double garage.
There is a sizeable room which is currently used as a family room; with double doors leading to the west gravelled patio area. This room may also serve as a fifth bedroom if required. A downstairs shower room, fitted with modern white sanitary ware is conveniently close.
A shallow flight of stairs leads up to the main living area where a glazed door opens into a large sitting room. This charming space has feature cornicing, picture rails and a multi-fuel burner set into a mahogany surround and a marble hearth.
Opening off the sitting room is a formal dining room, as well as an east-facing sunroom making it the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the morning light. The higher than normal ceiling heights are a striking feature.
The breakfasting kitchen is large and incorporates an area for informal dining or for relaxing. The kitchen is fitted with cream units beneath contrasting granite worktops and also boasts a large vented pantry. Appliances include a wine cooler, an integrated dishwasher, a Siemens electric double oven and hob with a purifier above and American fridge freezer set in recess.
Beyond the kitchen is a practical quarry-tiled rear hall with a gardener's WC and a utility room. This has space for appliances, including a washing machine. A back door opens into a dog run which can also be used as an area for drying washing if preferred.
The property also has a study/office with its own outside access, making it ideal for those running a business from home.
The bedrooms are located at the top of a second short flight of stairs and along a wide landing illuminated by light tubes.
The large master bedroom has dual-aspect views facing to the north and the west. It has mirror-fronted fitted wardrobes and a large en suite bathroom with a feature mosaic tile wall, a Whirlpool bath, over-size shower head, a chrome towel warmer (centrally heated and by electric for summer use) and under floor heating. Access to the bedroom is via a functional dressing room with a second large bank of wardrobes along one wall as well as a linen cupboard.
The three remaining double bedrooms are served by a tiled family bathroom with an electric over-bath power shower, chrome towel warmer (centrally heated and by electric for summer use) and modern sanitary ware.
Springfield House is tucked away on a quiet leafy lane, near to the centre of Morpeth within easy striking distance of the market place yet is well away from the hustle and bustle of the main town. This enviable location delivers the best of both worlds - peace, solitude and close proximity to a wide range of amenities. These include shops and supermarkets, eateries, healthcare and leisure facilities, as well as being only a hop and a skip from excellent first, middle and high schools. Morpeth has a mainline train station which provides regular and direct services to Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh and London King's Cross.
Springfield House is conveniently situated for easy access to major routes. Its central location puts the financial centres of the North East and Northumberland's finest attractions, such as the renowned Heritage Coastline, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and historic sites, within reach.
Access is via a tree-lined gravel drive with silver birch, Victoria plum trees, mature rhododendrons and other shrubs giving seasonal colour. There is a well-maintained lawn which might have been a grass tennis court in the past.
The drive sweeps around to the front of the house and provides parking for a number of vehicles as well as security lighting for night time use. There is an integrated double garage with light, power, water and a useful cellar.
A path edged by hazelnut trees leads around the side of the house to a secluded west-facing gravelled area. This tranquil hideaway provides the perfect spot in which to enjoy balmy summer evenings.
To the rear of the property is a south-facing sun terrace surrounded by an attractive leafy backdrop of mature trees and shrubs. It has a stone-built BBQ area and is therefore ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining.
The east lawn, which can be accessed from the sun room, leads to a terraced kitchen garden with gooseberry bushes, a strawberry bed, a greenhouse with an established vine and polytunnel.
It amounts to about 1 acre (0.4 Ha)
A second grassed garden/golf practice area with soft fruit bushes and trees and a wooded area are excluded from the sale of the property but could be made available separately if required. Additional paddock land (about 3.13 acres (1.26Ha) may also be made available if required.
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