Castle Farm, Whittingham
- Residential development opportunity
- Rural village location
- Range of traditional farm buildings
- Three storey farm house
- Pre-planning application response has been received from Northumberland County Council for 21 units
- The steading has been included within the 2018 Northumberland County Council draft Strategic Housing
The opportunity comprises a range of traditional farm buildings, a three storey semi detached farm house, two storey granary and garage with storage shed. The strong aesthetic appeal of the buildings, together with a rural and exclusive setting lends the site to an redevelopment project to residential use.
The steading has been included within the 2018 Northumberland County Council draft Strategic Housing and Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) and as such offers development potential.
A pre-planning application response has been received from Northumberland County Council for 21 units. This is a mixture of traditional barn conversions and new builds. A copy of the pre-planning response and plans are available on request.
Whittingham benefits from a Church, village hall and Primary School. Alnwick town centre is 5 miles to the east of Whittingham and has extensive local amenities including shops, restaurants and the schooling for all ages. Further amenities can be easily accessed at the town of Morpeth and the city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which has a main line railway and international airport.
Whittingham is close to the A697 which provides easy access to larger towns and cities.
CASTLE FARMHOUSE Castle Farmhouse is formerly part of Castle Inn, a former Grade II listed coaching inn with parts dating as far back as the 17th Century. The Farmhouse is a three storey semi-detached stone under slate property, requiring a full refurbishment and has the potential to make a fantastic family home.
The accommodation briefly comprises:
Ground floor: Front porch, hallway with staircase leading to the first floor, sitting room, dining room, kitchen with Rayburn stove, back porch, pantry and utility room.
First floor: Four bedrooms and a bathroom with WC, wash hand basin and bath.
Second floor: Five bedrooms.
SERVICES Currently the downstairs is heated by an oil fired Rayburn stove in the kitchen and open fires in the remaining rooms. There is a night storage heater in the main bedroom, with the remainder of the house currently without heating. There is no electricity to the second floor, which is currently used as storage. The farmhouse benefits from mains water and mains drainage.
THE STEADING The farm offers an extensive farm steading with a range of modern and traditional buildings.
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Alnwick on
DIRECTIONS From north or south on the A697 take the Whittingham turn off. Follow the road for approximately 1 mile and Castle Farm will be on your right just before the start of the village.
PLANNING A copy of the pre-planning response and plans are available on request.
Energy Performance CertificatesEPC 1
Castle Farm, Whittingham
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Alnmouth Station10.0 miles
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