6 bedroom semi-detached house for saleThe Grange, Whittingham, Alnwick, NE66
- Substantial period family home with attached cottage
- Stunning rural position with open views
- Large mature garden site with woodland and detached double garage
The Grange is an imposing period stone built semi-detached family home, with additional attached two bedroom cottage. The property enjoys a stunning rural position on the outskirts of the village of Whittingham, with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside against the backdrop of Simonside and the Cheviot Hills. The property dates back to around 1870 and retains many original features in keeping with its age and style including stone flooring to the entrance vestibule, feature internal doors and architraves, original tiling within the entrance hall, stripped floors, fireplaces and sash windows with feature panelling and shutters.
The accommodation to the main house is set out over three levels, and comprises to the ground floor: stone flagged entrance vestibule with part glazed door and feature stained glass lights leading to a fabulous traditional entrance hall which has original feature tiling, formal dining room, lovely traditional lounge with original fireplace and bay window with window seat from which to enjoy the views across the garden over the surrounding countryside. A well-appointed traditional fitted kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, boot room and a charming garden room with access onto the front patio. There is a generous ground floor cloakroom/wc, a further traditional sitting room with inglenook style fireplace and original staircase giving access to the first floor where there are three generous double bedrooms, the master of which has an en-suite shower room/wc, a large fourth single bedroom and a traditional bathroom/wc including shower. A staircase then gives access to the second floor where there is a spacious landing area with large walk-in storage and two further generous dormer style bedrooms.
The Cottage is attached to the main family home with the potential remaining to reopen the property to the main house. This is a well-proportioned cottage, which comprises: entrance hall, fitted kitchen including integrated appliances, ground floor wet room, wc, and double access doors which lead to a large traditional lounge with stone inglenook fireplace and wood burner. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms with en-suite shower room and en-suite bathroom respectively.
Externally The Grange and Cottage are surrounded by mature gardens including woodland, gravelled driveway with ample parking, large detached double garage and formal lawned gardens with ha ha.
The Cottage is currently utilised as a successful holiday let, having been run by the present owner for approximately 12 years (the details of which are available on request).
The village of Whittingham is set within the spectacular north Northumberland countryside and is conveniently positioned for centralised amenities within the bustling market town of Alnwick, just a few miles to the east or alternatively commuting via the A697 south to the market town of Morpeth and the City of Newcastle upon Tyne. The village itself has a primary school (Ofsted Rated 'Good') ideal for those with young families, and there are local amenities with village shop available in the nearby village of Glanton.
The property has mains electricity and private water and drainage, and oil fired central heating.
Tax Band G
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING
The Grange - Grade F
The Cottage - Grade D
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