6 bedroom semi-detached house for saleHarbottle, Morpeth
Withdrawn from Market £800,000
Full descriptionA RURAL IDYLL Perfectly Striking the Balance Between GRAND COUNTRYLIVING and TRUE HOME COMFORTS. PERIOD FEATURES THROUGHOUT fuse with HIGHEND MODERN FINISHES offering OPULENCE & STYLE. COMFORTABLE,SPACIOUS Spaces Blend Superbly with SOPHISTICATED INTERIOR DESIGN
Harbottle is a village in Northumberland, about 10 miles south-east of the Scottish border, nestled among the Cheviot Hills and sitting inside Northumberland National Park.
The village has a primary school, doctors surgery, and a local pub.
Rothbury lies c9 miles to the East, and offers a range of further amenities and services.
Accommodation in Brief:
Ground Floor | Hallway | Dining Room | Garden Room | Kitchen | Lounge | Library | Utility/Boot Room | W.C
First Floor | Master Suite | Guest Suite | Four Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom
A property of this style & standard is rare to the market, and would suit those looking for a fabulous, spacious family home or alternatively, someone looking for a stunning rural B&B/hotel location. Set in an enviable position with impressive, stone frontage, this listed building has been carefully restored to its former glory, providing a fusion of elegant, traditional features and chic, luxury design.
Wooden gates at the front of The West Wing take you under an original carriage archway and into a central courtyard. Garden stores and stone outbuildings are located in this area, as well as a single garage.
Entering the home through an original front door, you are immediately impressed by the retained period features including ceiling roses on grand, high ceilings as well as picture rail and plaster coving.
The first room you arrive at is the formal dining room, an amazing entertaining space. From here, you can enjoy a pretty outlook over the gardens, through original windows with working shutters. An open fire sits within a marble and cast iron fireplace, adding to the ambience and homely feel.
The garden room has been converted, in keeping with listed planning consent, to include fantastic archway features, one of which houses French doors opening the room up into the garden. An oil burning stove provides an additional focal point and adds to the country house styling.
Off the other side of the hallway is the stylish kitchen, fitted with a range of modern, white, high gloss wall and base units, drawers and pull outs. Black lustre, composite stone work surfaces tie the look together, as does a purple glass splash back. Integrated appliances include a fridge, dishwasher, CDA ceramic hob as well as a fabulous white AGA. A central island houses a round bowl sink, and a stylish crystal light fitting hangs above. There are also spotlights in the ceiling. A floor hatch that takes you down into an extremely useful space, which has standing room and in the past has been used as a wine cellar complete with the original sherry gantries.
With two double height windows, the lounge is a fantastically bright and open space. A spectacular Inglenook fireplace houses a wood burning stove. Views over the expansive, landscaped gardens and beyond over open countryside, can be enjoyed from window seats, this room also has the original window shutters.
The property also benefits from a marvelous library, where there is another Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. This room was originally the pantry of the main house, and retains features such as meat hooks in the ceiling. Built in solid oak shelving provides masses of storage for even the most dedicated bookworm.
The hallway at the rear of the property provides useful storage, in a cupboard located under the stairs, as well as a cloaks area. A cottage style, latched door opens into the utility room, where there is stone flagging to the floors and a range of further units. A Belfast sink has been fitted to this area, and there is plumbing and spaces for additional appliances. Access to the ground floor W.C and out into the courtyard can also be gained from here.
Heading up to the first floor, you find a split level landing with loft access above you. The high ceilings are complimented by picture rail and coving on this level also, and elevated rural views can be enjoyed from the large window. Traditionally deep doorways have original doors, leading off to various rooms.
The master suite is a substantial space having two beautiful windows, with seating incorporated. The room offers a luxurious dressing room area, and a lavish en suite includes a corner bath with shower taps, W.C, hand basin as well as spotlights and a white, heated towel rail.
There is a further guest suite, which is another extensive space, offering a chic area for visiting guests. This room offers three windows, with a courtyard aspect, and opulent en suite facilities consisting of a corner bath with monoblock tap, W.C, hand basin and double shower cubicle. This fabulous space also has a designer chrome, heated towel rail.
There are four further bedrooms, three spacious double rooms and a large single, currently used as a home office. The period features and high quality finish continue throughout all of these spaces.
The family bathroom is a modern and luxe area, with white painted floorboards and tiling. This luxurious room offers a spa experience with a white, double ended bath and freestanding tap; walk in shower cubicle with waterfall shower head; W.C, hand basin and contemporary towel rail.
Externally, to the rear, are stunning gardens with various areas of lawn, patio seating and an attractive pond with wooden bridge over. A walled garden is planted with vegetable patches, and established trees and bushes abound. This garden offers a beautiful space for families and outdoor entertaining.
This exclusive property must be viewed internally to appreciate the quality of living on offer, and we would recommend that you do this at your earliest convenience.
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