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5 bedroom detached house for sale

East Thirston, Morpeth

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Stone Residence
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three En-Suites
  • Family Bathroom
  • Lounge & Dining Room
  • Breakfasting Kitchen
  • Study & Library
  • Sun Room
  • Approx Acre of Land
  • Stable & Paddock

Full description


The Croft is a five bedroom mature stone built family residence situated within East Thirston, approximately 1.6 miles South East of Felton Village.
This charming property was originally a croft cottage which had been extended to provide two cottages, these have now been incorporated into one large family sized home. The enviable elevated position of the property offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside on all sides and the Cheviot hills beyond. Whilst the property has a genuine rural feel to it nearby Felton offers the amenities of a local shop/post office, doctors surgery, hairdressers, public house/bed and breakfast, village coffee shop/artisan bakery and also the popular village hall. There is also an excellent first school within Felton and school transport is provided for middle and high school pupils to and from Alnwick. The river Coquet runs through Felton and provides excellent walking as well as fishing - day tickets for which can be purchased from Felton post office.

The market towns of Morpeth 10 miles to the South and Alnwick 10 miles to the North both offer a larger range of traditional shopping and leisure amenities, the A1 trunk road North and South gives easy access to the local region and beyond, Newcastle City Centre (approximately 25 miles) and Newcastle International Airport, there are spectacular walks and bike rides locally and nearby Druridge Bay offers a country park and beach and some of the most beautiful stretches of Northumbrian coastline are also within a short drive.

This unique property stands in a plot of approximately one acre and has private south facing front garden which is hidden from the road by mature hedging and trees, along the East of the property are several raised vegetable beds. greenhouse and garden shed. The paved patio and courtyard area to the rear of the property is further enhanced by a fenced paddock, timber stable, pony box/tack room, both with power and lighting and small hay shed.
The hard standing area provides parking for numerous vehicles. The property may even be suitable for conversion (subject to permissions) to a bed and breakfast.

Heated via a multi fuel stove to radiators with an LPG back up system if needed, together with thermal tubes and solar panels. The property also benefits from double glazed windows and some underfloor heating.
Internally the accommodation is spread over two floors and briefly comprises: Reception Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Library, Study/Craft room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Sun Room with views across the front garden, Utility Room, Family Bathroom, Three Double Bedrooms one with En-Suite to the ground floor, Further Two Double Bedrooms both with En-Suites to the first floor.
Early inspection of this deceptively spacious family home is recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer, please call our Morpeth office on 01670 517500 or email us at to book your appointment.

We are obligated under the estate agency act of 1979 to inform all parties the vendor has a conflict of interest with Mike Rogerson Estate Agents.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 June 2015


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