Semi-detached house for saleWellway, Morpeth, Northumberland
Under Offer £200,000
Elm House (aka The R.A.F.A Club)
Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 1BJ.
Morpeth town centre, Morpeth train station 0.8 miles, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 16.0 miles.
Landmark property in the centre of Morpeth with significant development potential.
Entrance hall | Function room with bar | Ladies' and gentlemans' toilets
Larger function room | Two further rooms
Integrated garage currently utilised as a pump/keg room | Parking | Courtyard at the rear
This prominent semi-detached building in the centre of Morpeth has significant potential for development given its prime position in the town centre and connectivity to the numerous local amenities. There is a date mark of 1862 visible on the front of the property.
The entrance hall leads to the principal room on the ground floor. This room, which contains a bar has, in the past, been utilised as a function room. It has high ceilings with cornicing and two feature (closed) fireplaces. The window at the front of the property offers views down Dacre Street. On the ground floor there are separate ladies' and gentlemans' toilets.
The single garage can be accessed from within the property and has, in recent times, been utilised as a pump room for the bar. Access to the courtyard is gained via a door at the rear of the property.
On the first floor there is a larger function room, which also has a bar. This room benefits from high ceilings and a double glazed window looking down Dacre Street. Adjoining the function room, down a couple of steps, are two further rooms, formally used as a kitchenette and for storage.
The attic can be accessed via a step ladder. The space is large, extending over the full width and depth of the building. This space presents significant potential for development, subject to necessary consents.
The property has been utilised as the R.A.F. Association private members' club in the past. It therefore falls under the Use Class category of 'sui generis'. Following consultation with Northumberland County Council, it is recommended that planning permission will be necessary should the property be used for any other purpose, such as a dwelling or pub.
Local Authorities - Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth NE61 2EF.
Telephone: 0345 600 6400.
Services - Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property.
Tel: 01670 516123
1-3 Oldgate, Morpeth NE61 1PY
The central location of Elm House means that the property is within walking distance of the numerous excellent amenities that Morpeth has to offer. Such amenities include independent and high street shops, a number of supermarkets, pubs and restaurants, healthcare, leisure facilities, schools of regional acclaim and a mainline railway station with regular Intercity services to Newcastle, London King's Cross and Edinburgh.
There is a small garden at the front of the property and space outside in front of the garage to park a very small car.
To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard with raised beds around the edges. It forms quite a sun trap. Access to the courtyard is possible from both the ground and first floors as the property benefits from an external set of stairs. There is a door from the courtyard into the neighbouring car park.
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