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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Station House, Norham, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Sold STC £355,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

• Grade II listed railway station with 3 bedroom station master's house • Engine shed • Goods warehouse • Platform • Waiting room • Signal box • Ticket office and more station buildings • Paddock • Site for caravans ▪ A unique and exciting property with huge scope

The Area
Norham is a pretty border town with a general store, newsagent, baker, butcher/wine merchant and 2 public houses at its heart. There is also a doctor’s surgery and a first school. Norham Castle, dating back to the 12th century, is an impressive landmark and a focal point of this village. Berwick-upon-Tweed to the east provides further excellent schooling and a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including The Maltings theatre/cinema. Here there is a busy working harbour and a popular main line railway station giving speedy access to London and Edinburgh.

The Property
Norham Station was built in 1851 and came out of operation in 1965. It was a busy station handling goods for local trades including coal and lime. When the station closed, the then station master bought the property and he lovingly maintained and restored the buildings for the general public to enjoy until 2010. The station master’s house is stone with a slate roof and has a rendered extension. Accommodation comprises sitting room, a second reception with open fire, breakfasting kitchen, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. The station itself comprises numerous buildings including signal box, telegraph office, porters room, ticket office, engine shed and goods warehouses. There are 2 further stone buildings which could be converted for various uses – perhaps holidays lets, art/craft studios or a tea room – subject to any relevant consents. There is further scope for holiday lets on the land beyond the platform by the way of pitches for 5 static caravans as well as tourers. The paddock adjacent to the station would be ideal for horses, ponies or sheep.

Property ref: 121_1599_4093408


Sitting Room 
(4.20m x 3.60m)

Dining Room 
(5.20m x 4.80m)

Kitchen 
(6.00m x 3.20m)

Master Bedroom 

Bedroom 2 
(2.70m x 3.80m)

Bedroom 3 
(2.70m x 3.80m)

Family Bathroom 

Special Feature 
A variety of unique, well maintained and interesting railways buildings

Directions 
If you are travelling north or south on the A1, take the A698 signed Cornhill at the roundabout at Berwick-upon-Tweed. Continue for about 4 miles before turning right at the road signed Norham (having passed the first sign to Norham and Norham castle). The property comes up on the left and there is a red post box on the wall outside.

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14 April 2016

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