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1 bedroom cottage for sale

Branton, Powburn

Sold STC £119,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Courtyard Setting
  • Generous, Open Plan Living Space
  • Wood burning Stove
  • Beamed Ceilings
  • Fabulous Countryside Location
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

Full description

A WONDERFUL ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY. OPEN PLAN COTTAGE LIVING in a superb countryside location, this one bedroom STONE BUILT property has enormous potential as a second home or holiday let. **INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY** **VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL**

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Branton is located approximately 12 miles East of Alnwick and 9 miles South of Wooler.

The market town of Wooler is known as the Gateway to Glendale, the Cheviot Hills and the glorious Northumberland National Park.
To the east is the magnificent coastline of Northumberland, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The coast offers spectacular scenery with Bamburgh Castle just 15 miles away, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne 16 miles away, and Seahouses and the birdwatcher’s paradise The Farne Islands 19 miles away.

The border town of Berwick and its main East Coast railway station giving access to Edinburgh, Newcastle and Kings Cross is 17 miles away and the capital city of Edinburgh 62 miles away.

Wooler has a good range of independent shops, cafes, pubs and eating places. The fellow market town of Alnwick, with its historic Castle and Gardens offers a wide range of supermarkets, national and independent retailers, leisure facilities, pubs and restaurants.

Alnwick is well placed to visit some of Northumberland’s best coastal towns with Alnmouth just 5 miles away, Amble 9 miles, Seahouses 16 miles, Bamburgh 18 miles and Holy Island 26 miles. There are miles of stunning coastline to explore in addition to the outstanding scenery in and surrounding the beautiful Northumberland National Park.

Alnwick is also well served by public transport with regular buses running routes to Berwick and Newcastle and with the East Coast mainline trains stopping at nearby Alnmouth Station giving easy access to Edinburgh, Berwick, Newcastle and Kings Cross. Newcastle International Airport is 35 miles to the south.

Accommodation in Brief:

Lounge/Diner/Kitchen Area | Double Bedroom | Bathroom

Property Details:

Situated in the tiny farm hamlet of Branton in the foothills of the Cheviot Hills, Swallow Cottage is surrounded by outstanding walking and cycling country, with the Sustrans trans-pennine cycle Route 68 on the doorstep. At nearby Ingram, the National Park Visitor centre offers guided walks and outdoor nature based activities throughout the National Park, England's most unspoilt. The Heritage coast is a half hour's drive away through quiet country lanes and there are National Trust properties and the famous Alnwick gardens also a short drive from the cottage. The property also has access to a nearby leisure complex including a heated indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room (payable locally). The property is also a short walk from a picturesque lake which is ideal for bird watching and observing wildlife.

This fabulous country cottage is set in a courtyard providing off street parking and access to Swallow Cottage.

A stone porch leads into the property where there is a spacious open plan living area. This comprises of a Lounge focused around a wood- burning stove on a stone hearth, adding to the country cottage ambience.

There is also a fitted Kitchen with an integrated oven and 4 burner electric hob, an under bench fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Large windows make this a pleasant, bright room.

The double Bedroom benefits from fitted wardrobes and dressing table and beams in the ceiling in keeping with the style of the cottage.

The Bathroom has a modern, neutral suite with an electric shower over the bath and a glass shower screen.
The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

This charming cottage, in this superb location would ideally suit someone looking for a holiday let or a second home.

The superb accommodation cannot be fully appreciated without an internal viewing and we strongly recommend interested parties to do so at their earliest opportunity.

Energy Performance Rating: E

Important Note:
These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. All floorplan measurements are approximate, not guaranteed to be drawn to scale and are for guidance only. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact us and we will try and clarify the position for you.

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Added on Rightmove:
21 November 2015


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