3 bedroom detached house for sale

Kirknewton, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71

Sold STC £280,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 3 Bedroom & Bathroom
  • Gardens, Garage & Workshop
  • OCH & Secondary DG
  • Energy rating E

Full description

The Old School House is situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, with stunning views over the Cheviot Hills and surrounding countryside. The property is set within a private cottage garden, with a mixture of fruit trees, mature shrubberies and roses bushes and a lawn. The private gardens are taken advantage of by a summerhouse, it also contains ample parking in front of the single timber garage, a utility room and a workshop.
The interior offers tremendous character and charm, with many of the original features being retained and enhanced by the current owners. In 2007 the house underwent sympathetic work, which included a single storey extension to the rear, which was designed to be a bedroom, which the current owners use as a dining room. On the ground floor is a well appointed kitchen with built in appliances, a cloakroom, a well proportioned sitting room with an open coal fireplace and another double bedroom on this level. On the first floor is the family bathroom and the master bedroom with built-in wardrobes. There is pre-planning approval for a further bedroom on the first floor level, plans are available by request.
The Old School House has the benefits of full oil fired central heating with secondary and double glazing.

The house is set within the small hamlet of Kirknewton, on the edge of the Cheviot Hills, some five miles from Wooler. Kirknewton contains a church and village hall. The surrounding area has access to many stunning walks in the National Park and the Cheviot Hills. In Wooler there is varied shopping with supermarkets, cafés, restaurants and gift shops. There are also sporting clubs activities including a golf, bowling, cricket and football clubs. The town of Wooler also has churches, two doctors practise's and various other activities in the Cheviot centre.
The nearest train station is located in Berwick-upon-Tweed approximately 20 miles away and Newcastle airport is approximately 50 miles away. The stunning east coastline is a short drive away, with some of the best beaches in the country located in Bamburgh, Ross and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Rear Porch - 3'10 x 5'8 (1.17m x 1.73m) - Glazed entrance door leading to the porch, which is glazed on two sides. Electric panel heater. Door to entrance hall.

Rear Hall - 5'3 x 5'9 (1.60m x 1.75m) - With a tiled floor and a central heating radiator.

Cloakroom - 5'8 x 5' (1.73m x 1.52m) - Fitted with a white two piece suite, which includes a toilet with toilet roll holder. Corner wash hand basin with towel ring. Cloaks hanging area. Central heating boiler. Frosted window to the front.

Sitting Room - 11'10 x 14'8 (3.61m x 4.47m) - A well proportioned reception room with a double window the front and side of the cottage. Attractive original open coal fireplace with pine carved surround and cast iron inset. Arched shelved alcove to the side. Central heating radiator. Six power points.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 11'4 x 9'4 (3.45m x 2.84m) - Fitted with an excellent range of pine wall and floor kitchen units with two double glass display wall units, under unit lighting and marble effect worktop surfaces with a tiled splash back. Built-in oven four ring ceramic hob with a cooker hood above. Two built-in pantry cupboards. Central heating radiator. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Plumbing for a dish washing machine. Inset ceiling spot lights. Tiled flooring and seven power points.

Bedroom 3/Dining Room - 14'10 x 9'6 (4.52m x 2.90m) - The present owners are using the room as a dining room, however, it would make an ideal double bedroom. Double french doors to the rear and a double window to the side and a single to the other taking advantage of the superb views over the Cheviot Hills and surrounding countryside. Central heating radiator. Eight power points.

Front Entrance Porch - 5'2 x 5'10 (1.57m x 1.78m) - Glazed entrance door to the porch which is half glazed on three sides. Tiled flooring.

Entrance Hall - 9'8 x 3'4 (2.95m x 1.02m) - Stairs to the first floor level. Double window to the front. Cloaks hanging area. Door to bedroom 2.

Bedroom 2 - 11' x 10'5 (3.35m x 3.18m) - A double bedroom with a double window to the side. Under stairs cupboard. Two built-in shelved recesses. Central heating radiator. Four power points.

First Floor Landing - 5' x 5'10 (1.52m x 1.78m) - Double window to the front. Two power points.

Bedroom 1 - 15'1 x 12'8 (4.60m x 3.86m) - A superb double bedroom with two built-in wardrobes. Double window to the side and front of the cottage. Central heating radiator. Six power points.

Bathroom - 9'4 x 8'3 (2.84m x 2.51m) - Fitted with a white three piece suite, which includes a wash hand basin with picture light above. Heated towel rail. W.C. Bath with an electric shower and shelf above. Built-in shelved storage cupboard and airing cupboard, housing the hot water tank. Frosted double window to the side.

Garage - 17'8 x 7'10 (5.38m x 2.39m) - Double doors to the timber garage.

Workshop - 9'6 x 7'2 (2.90m x 2.18m) - Lighting and power.

Utility Room - 6'5 x 5' (1.96m x 1.52m) - Stainless steel sink and drainer with hot water heater above, double cupboard below. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

Gardens - A stunning and secluded cottage garden, which is well stocked with mature fruit and conifer trees creating privacy for the owners. The cottage has a summerhouse which takes advantage of the views over the lawns and flowerbeds, along with the surrounding countryside. The generous gardens are landscaped to create colour throughout the year.

General Information - Secondary and double glazing.
Oil central heating.
Council tax band C.
Energy Rating E the Potential Rating B.

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Nearest station

  • Berwick-upon-Tweed (15.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Aitchisons Property Centre, Wooler

25 High Street, Wooler, NE71 6BU

01668 555000 Local call rate

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