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Celtic Manor, Gubeon Wood, Tranwell Woods, Morpeth

Withdrawn from Market £2,950,000

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Celtic Manor represents one of the finest new build detached houses available within Northumberland. The property was transformed between 2006 and 2008, when the previous modest detached house was tripled in size.  The finished property is truly stunning and its owners have succeeded in creating a most magnificent home.

Celtic Manor is situated on the edge of Tranwell Woods, with close accessibility to the market town of Morpeth and via the A1 linking into Newcastle and its International Airport.

The fittings inside the property must be viewed to fully appreciate the extremely high quality and the international expertise and standards that have been set.

Celtic Manor enjoys great privacy and is a secure home, with closed circuit TV surveillance cameras and state of the art alarm system.  The private surrounding woodlands give tremendous screening to the grounds which extend to 6.5 acres and have been extremely well manicured with fabulous stone terraces and pathways.  The long drive leads to a circular courtyard with water feature and triple integral garage.

The house itself has a beautiful stone pillared entrance portico, with entrance vestibule and inner reception hall.  The reception hall has magnificent stone flooring and Chesney fireplace, as well as double height void to the galleried landing above.  It has a separate cloakroom and wc.

The majority of the house has bespoke walnut furniture by Herrington Gate, including panelled internal doors.  The drawing room is at the front of the house with lovely Chesney fireplace.  

There is a games room at the rear with a cocktail bar, and a plasma screen media wall with contemporary Chesney fireplace beneath.  The garden room/conservatory is to the side of the property, with lantern glazed roof and double doors onto the terraces.

The focal point of the house is undoubtedly the family kitchen/breakfasting room, which has its own walnut panelled wall and contemporary fireplace.  The kitchen is beautifully constructed to bespoke standards with walnut cabinets, black granite and state of the art appliances including a Wolff cooking range and two Sub Zero refrigerators, one with a freezer and one with a professional wine chiller.  

The living area of the kitchen connects to a playroom.

There is a second entrance to the property which connects to the guest suite and garaging, as well as leading to a cloakroom/wc.

The rear hall connects to useful storage cupboards and a large laundry/utility room.

The leisure suite is magnificent, with a professional full size pool, a Jacuzzi and hot tub and beautiful lighting and tiling.  Concertina doors lead from this area to the garden and timber deck.  The pool has its own cocktail bar and leads on to the changing room, sauna, steam room, wet room and wc.

The gymnasium also leads from the pool room and is air conditioned.

All of the pool area has a built-in audio system and speakers.

The lovely staircase, with its glass balustrades and walnut stair treads leads up to the three quarter landing where there are double doors to a study, enjoying lovely views over the front approach to the house.  The landing connects to two guest suites; both large double bedrooms with professional wardrobes and built-in furniture, as well as fabulous state of the art bathrooms, separate wet rooms, built-in plasma screen TVs and contemporary fittings.  There is also a professional cinema room with overhead projector and Bang & Olufson speakers which may be available subject to separate negotiation.  

The private landing connects to a master bedroom suite.  The bedroom has ladies and gentleman’s professionally fitted dressing rooms and a magnificent en-suite bathroom/wc with high quality double Jacuzzi bath and double shower and wet room area.

Also leading from the private landing, two doors link off to the fourth and fifth bedrooms to the house, both of which share an en-suite Jack and Jill bathroom.

The guest suite lies above the triple garage and provides a large self contained apartment with professionally fitted walnut kitchen, with granite worktops and built-in appliances.  The kitchen opens through to the lounge and bedroom, with walk-in dressing room and a stunning en-suite bathroom/wc with tub bath and separate shower room. 

The whole of the house has intelligent wiring and many of the rooms enjoy built-in speakers to the ceiling and digital control panels, where mood setting can be achieved for audio and lighting.

The heating system is oil fired, with two very large tanks and three boilers.

Lighting to the property is extremely impressive and a great deal of care and attention has gone into its design.

Celtic Manor is a very special property and is undoubtedly one of the finest new build houses we have ever seen in the North East of England.  The attention to detail is particularly impressive.

Tranwell Woods is well supported by the nearby town of Morpeth, with its schools, shops, offices and excellent rail and road links to Newcastle and Edinburgh.

The property comprises:
The principal entrance to the house provides a magnificent reception, with four stone pillars to the portico and beautiful walnut double doors leading through to the:

With fabulous stone flooring, attractive wall and spotlighting and matching walnut panelled and glazed doors leading through to the:

23’6 x 20’9 (7.16m x 6.32m)
With magnificent double height void and galleried landing above.  The stone flooring complements the beautiful stone Chesney fireplace surround, with stainless steel trim to the stone recess and marble hearth and open coal burning effect gas fire.  The room has fabulous cornicing and lighting; the central chandelier being particular impressive.

With close coupled wc, concealed cistern, mirrored recess, contemporary wash basin, beautiful wallpaper decoration, stone flooring, spotlighting and Expelair unit.

With hanging rail and shelf storage space and burglar alarm control panel.

The principal doors that lead from the hall are all constructed in walnut:

DRAWING ROOM (front facing)
25’7 x 17’9 (7.79m x 5.4m)
With two windows overlooking the front approach to the house, tasteful wallpaper decoration, cornicing, built-in spotlighting and audio speakers to the ceiling, chandeliers, beautiful stone fireplace with stone recess, hearth and open coal burning effect gas fire, power points, standard lamp sockets, TV aerial point, infra alarm sensor, digital control panel for lighting and music and double doors connecting through to the games room conservatory.

GAMES ROOM (rear facing)
25’7 x 17’11 (7.8m x 5.46m)
A fabulous room with large glazed doors and side windows leading out onto the rear timber deck and terrace, spotlighting and concealed strip lighting.  A fabulous wood panelled wall and chimney breast surrounds the contemporary fireplace with stainless steel surrounds.  Above the fireplace is a built-in plasma TV.  The fabulous wenge woodwork contrasts well with the wall panels surrounding the Bang & Olufson music system (which may be available subject to separate negotiation).  The games room incorporates a handmade cocktail bar with beautiful wood panelling, stainless steel sink, two built-in wine coolers and impressive display shelving with concealed lighting.  An open doorway leads from the games room through to the:

CONSERVATORY (side facing)
29’6 x 18’8 (9m x 5.7m)
Enjoying tremendous views and aspect to the south, west and north of the property, beautiful lantern light to the roof, with impressive spotlighting, wall lights, stone flooring, built-in speakers and air conditioning units and digital controls for audio system.  Two sets of glazed double doors lead from the room onto the gardens.

DINING ROOM (rear facing)
20’9 x 13’7 (6.32m x 4.14m)
Enjoying lovely open window views towards the leisure wing and swimming pool, stone flooring, stunning lighting, built-in speakers and spotlighting to the ceiling and beautiful wallpaper decoration.

LOUNGE (front & side facing)
21’9 x 15’5 (6.62m x 5m) 
With feature stone flooring running throughout the whole of the room, windows overlooking the approach to the house as well as the gardens and woodland.  The lounge area has a wood panelled chimney breast with contemporary Chesney fireplace, built-in Samsung plasma screen above and handmade cabinet and display case to the side.  The lighting throughout the kitchen is impressive and there are built-in speakers.

KITCHEN/BREAKFASTING ROOM (front & side facing)
24’6 x 36’10 (7.46m x 11.24m)
A stunning room which is very much the focal point of the house.  It was supplied by Herrington Gate and is one of the finest examples of handmade kitchens we have had the pleasure of viewing.  It contrasts beautifully with walnut doors and black granite.  The kitchen incorporates a stainless steel double sink unit with waste disposal, are two Fisher & Paykle two drawer dishwashers, a Sub Zero extra wide refrigerator with separate ice and water dispenser and separate freeze compartment, a Sub Zero professional wine cooler, a Miele cafeteria, a steam oven, a microwave oven and a separate warming drawer. The central island unit accommodates a Wolff state of the art stainless steel cooking range which has four gas burners, a griddle, a separate hot plate, two ovens and extractor hoods above, as well as a separate stainless steel sink, open display areas and a beautiful circular chopping board finished in walnut.  The kitchen is further complemented by glazed display cases and shelving and very impressive lighting.  This kitchen undoubtedly represents the very finest of cabinet furniture available within the international market.

Leading from the living area of the kitchen, doors connect to a playroom, which is ideal for children.
Two glazed doors connect from the kitchen and connect to the rear hall, which has fabulous wall lighting.

Comprising close coupled wc, wash hand basin, Expelair unit, stone flooring and spotlighting.

UTILITY & LAUNDRY ROOM (rear facing)
10’0 x 24’10 (3.04m x 7.58m)
With walnut base cabinets and granite worktops, Belfast double sink unit, shelf storage cupboards, stone flooring, good quality light fittings, built-in cupboard accommodating the back-up support for the sauna and steam room and a door leading out onto the gardens.

The rear hall and passageway connect to the garage wing and second entrance hall, which has its own glass door leading onto the front of the garage and the courtyard.  The entrance hall leads through to the rear of the house and to a large shelved store cupboard.  

The entrance hall also has a staircase connecting to the guest wing.

Retuning to the rear hall, glazed doors lead onto the:

(rear & side facing)
54’7 x 36’11(16.63m x 11.25m)
This is an outstanding leisure suite, which accommodates a full sized professional pool with fabulous lighting and electrically operated cover.  To the corner there is a circular eight person Jacuzzi and hot tub with beautiful lighting and tiling.  The leisure wing has terracing surrounding the floor, with stone flooring and folding concertina doors that open onto the garden and timber deck.  The glazed lantern roof structure gives excellent natural light and surrounding the whole of the pool and terraces are LED twinkling lights and spotlighting, giving a stunning effect during the evening hours.  The lighting contrasts in colour and is well complemented by the fabulous limestone pillars.
The leisure suite accommodates a cocktail bar with beautiful handmade furniture, including a central bar with granite worktop and sink unit, storage cabinets and sitting area and a built-in Liebherr wine chiller.  The whole of the leisure area has an built-in audio system.

A glazed door connects from the pool to the:

GYMNASIUM (rear facing)
16’4 x 14’3 (4.97m x 4.34m)
With an air conditioning unit, fabulous lighting, built-in speakers, cushion flooring  and windows overlooking the rear garden.  

The last door from the leisure suite connects to the:

With stunning bronze mosaic tiled wall finishes, black granite, corian sink unit with mirror above and contrasting coloured lighting.  There is a separate wet area with digitally controlled shower unit and separate wc with stone flooring.

With magnificent coloured ceiling lights, fitted seats and separate sauna.

Returning to the principal entrance hall, the elegant handmade staircase, finished in walnut with glazed side panels leads up to the first floor landing with a large a large glass square floor panel and glazed double doors leading onto the:

STUDY (front facing)
20’7 x 10’9 (6.28m x 3.28m)
Enjoying window views over the gardens, tall ceiling under the roof pitch with electrically operated Velux windows, period style radiators, power points, TV aerial point and standard lamp sockets.

With beautiful lighting, two contemporary radiators and four doors leading off to principal accommodation:

BEDROOM TWO (front & side facing)
25’11 x 17’9 (7.9m x 5.4m) measurements include the en-suite bathroom
A beautiful bedroom which has its own passageway and hall with fitted wardrobe furniture.  The bedroom has two period style radiators, lovely views over the gardens and built-in speakers and spotlighting to the ceiling.

Comprising Duravit Starck feature bath with Hans Grohe taps, built-in plasma screen TV and mirrored recess, wash basin finished in Lakeland stone set onto a wood plinth with mirrored cabinet and shaver socket above, close coupled wc and separate wet room with rainforest shower, foot massage and glass dividing screen, The bathroom features a period style radiator, Lakeland slate flooring and wall tiles, chrome towel rail and radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE (rear facing)
25’11 x 17’11 (7.91m x 5.46m) measurements include the en-suite bathroom
Enjoying lovely views over the timber deck and rear gardens, beautiful light decoration, feature alligator style wallpaper covering to one wall and two period style radiators.  The entrance passageway has handmade furniture and wardrobes.

With white Duravit Starck suite comprising large panelled bath with plasma screen TV and mirrored recess, close coupled wc, limestone wash basin set on a wood plinth with mirrored cabinet above, separate wet room with rainforest shower head, foot massage and glazed screen surrounds.  The bathroom has limestone tiling to the walls and floors, ladder style heated chrome towel rail and period style radiator.

CINEMA ROOM (rear facing)
12’10 x 19’9 (3.91m x 6m)
With professional overhead projector, state of the art Bang & Olufson audio system (which may be available subject to separate negotiation), black-out blinds, period style radiator and professional seating.   The room is finished with a stunning black ‘leather’ wallpaper covering and has fabulous lighting.

The last door leading from the main landing connects to a private passageway, with feature skirting lights and natural lighting from the roof pitch and glazed atrium.  The passageway links to a private wing with walk-in computer room and secure room accommodating the cabling and audio system for the house.

MASTER BEDROOM (side facing)
28’11 x 24’1 (8.82m x 7.34m)
A magnificent master bedroom suite with beautiful wall lighting, built-in speakers and spotlighting to the ceiling, as well as air conditioning vents.  The room enjoys lovely views over the gardens and has double doors leading out onto the first floor terrace.

There are two private dressing rooms:

19’6 x 9’7 (5.95m x 2.92m)
Fitted with impressive walnut furniture including open hanging rail and shelf storage space, dressing table, drawer units and pull-out shoe racks.  There is a dormer window overlooking the window and a Velux window which is electrically operated.

23’6 x 12’2 (7.17m x 3.70m)
Professionally equipped to a very high standard with good quality handmade wardrobes, storage cupboards, corner dressing table with large mirrors, drawer units, open shelving, pull-out shoe-racks and a central island unit with glass top and jewellery storage space.  The room also has a door leading onto the passageway.
Magnificently appointed with the very best standards seen in bathroom fittings.  The focal point of the bathroom is the two person rectangular Jacuzzi bath, set on a raised limestone plinth with cushion head rests, side seating, digital controls and a large plasma screen TV built into the limestone walls.  There are two contemporary wash hand basins set into black granite with walnut drawers beneath and mirrored cabinets above, separate wc and double shower and wet room concealed behind a glazed panel with side jets and coloured spotlighting.  Further features include three contemporary tubular radiators, mirrored recess with glazed display shelving, travertine wall tiling and lovely window views overlooking the gardens.

BEDROOM FOUR (front facing)
17’8 x 15’11 (5.39m x 4.85m)
Enjoying lovely window views over the gardens and the approach to the house, beautiful walnut wardrobes and storage cupboards, spotlighting, two central heating radiators, infra red alarm sensor and built-in speakers to the ceiling.

Comprising white Duravit bath with side mounted shower fitting, built-in plasma screen and tiled recess, close coupled wc with concealed cistern, vanity wash hand basin with walnut store cupboards and mirrored cabinet above, separate double shower with quality shower head, spotlighting and sitting area.  The bathroom has spotlighting to the ceiling, travertine wall tiling, heated chrome towel rail and built in store cupboards.

BEDROOM FIVE (front facing)
14’8 x 18’9 (4.48m x 5.72m)
Enjoying lovely window views and aspect, built-in double wardrobes and drawer units, built-in speakers and spotlighting to the ceiling.

A private passageway leads off to a large store cupboard and to the guest suite, connecting to the second staircase to the house above the garage.  

GUEST SUITE (front & rear facing)
26’0 x 23’10 (7.93m x 7.28m) measurements exclude the entrance hall 
There are two dormer windows overlooking the rear gardens and to the side gable there are double doors leading onto a small balcony with balustrade surrounds.   The room has attractive wallpaper decoration, lovely lighting and one corner is professionally fitted with a kitchen, comprising walnut handmade cabinets and granite worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit.  Built-in appliances include an AEG four ring induction hob with an AEG oven beneath and a Fagor dishwasher.  

With large feature tub bath provided by Villeroy & Boch, with chrome side feature tap, foot spa and massage shower head, his and her wash basins set on a walnut plinth with glazed display shelving, corner close coupled wc with concealed cistern and corner shower cubicle with glazed screen surround and good quality shower unit.  The bathroom has a heated chrome towel rail and radiator, built-in plasma screen TV, limestone walls, spotlighting and built-in speakers to the ceiling.

With shelving and hanging rail space.

The gardens and grounds that surround Celtic Manor extend to 6.5 acres and are extremely impressive; at the front of the approach to the house there is a tree lined avenue and private drive.  The entrance into the grounds is via an electrically operated sliding gate, set into a brick and stone pillared surround with closed circuit TV surveillance and entry telephone linking into the main house.  The gates open through to the drive, with circular courtyard and water feature which includes a spherical ball set into a chrome dish.  The courtyard leads on to the side of the property where there is a parking area for many cars.

The whole of the site is very well wooded and screened by magnificent tall trees and has beautiful open lawned gardens with pebbled and stone flagged paths.

To the immediate foreground of the house there are a number of flower and shrub beds and box hedging, which contrasts very well with the beautiful terraces.

38’7 x 26’3 (11.76m x 8m)
With three electrically operated up and over wood panelled doors, lighting and power supply. The garage accommodates the pressurised water system and the central electric control circuit for the whole of the house.  At the rear a door leads to the boiler room which accommodates three Grant oil fired central heating boilers for central heating and domestic hot water to the house, as well as heating for the pool.  There are two very high capacity hot water cylinders, which are pressurised and give constant hot water to the house.

To one side of the house there is a children’s soft play area, with swings, slide and timber constructed Wendy house.  

Two cylindrical oil tanks are hidden in the garden with fence boundaries.

The lawned gardens are very impressive and there is a timber constructed summerhouse set into the rear gardens, adjacent to the woods.

To the foreground of the property at the rear, there is a raised timber deck and terrace adjacent to the swimming pool.  

The property has external lighting, speaker system and closed circuit TV surveillance cameras.

The house has external water and power supply, as well as highly impressive lighting.

The property has mains electric and water services.


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Grade: C

14'8 x 18'9

21'9 x 15'5

24'6 x 36'10

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