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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Astley House, Astley Drive, Whitley Bay, NE26

Sold STC £950,000

Property Description

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We are delighted to offer for sale this truly remarkable FIVE BEDROOMED ARCHITECT DESIGNED DETACHED RESIDENCE built approximately 30 years ago on one of Whitley Bay's most prestigious streets. A unique opportunity has arisen to purchase this spectacular & most unique dwelling set within stunning grounds in a valley setting adjoining Whitley Bay Golf Course with a natural watercourse (Brierdene Burn) which runs through the plot down to the sea. This splendid home boasts an impressive variety of features and extras including: private gated heated driveway providing multiple car standage, electric entry gate, CCTV, double glazing throughout together with many feature windows which provide an abundance of natural light and excellent views bringing the outside in, feature central glass staircase, gas central heating, double height lounge with feature window, double glazed conservatory, sensational secluded gardens with sunny south & west aspects which words do not do justice. Offering generous family sized accommodation throughout viewing is simply a must to truly appreciate the size and quality of this residence.

The spacious accommodation over 4 levels briefly comprises: on entry level: porch, entrance hall with glass staircase to sub levels, WC, dining kitchen, second lounge with staircase to guest bedroom, dining room and snug. On the lower level: family bathroom, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and 3 further bedrooms. On the ground floor: spacious lounge with 17ft high feature window and conservatory. Externally: remarkable surrounding gardens with large heated drive.

This unique property is situated on a first class plot, set back from the road adjoining and overlooking Whitley Bay Golf Course at the rear on one of the most sought after Streets in Whitley Bay. The beach and sea front and all local amenities including bus services which connect up with the Town centre, Metro system and Sainsburys Supermarket are all within easy walking distance. This home is perfectly placed in the catchment area for Whitley Lodge First School (ages 5-9 - Ofsted rated: good), Valley Gardens Middle School (ages 9-13 - Ofsted rated: outstanding) and Whitley Bay High School ages (13-18 - Ofsted rated: outstanding).

Entry Level:

LARGE HEATED DRIVEWAY: providing standage for several vehicles.

PORCH: radiator, & glazed door to gallery landing.

GALLERY LANDING: 10' 2" x 12' 8" (3.09M x 3.86M) vaulted ceiling, & radiator.

CLOAKROOM: washbasin, & low level WC.

STUDY: 10' 6" x 11' 8" (3.20M x 3.55M) remote- control log effect gas fire, built-in office furniture, & view overlooking garden with Golf Course beyond.

DINING ROOM: 12' 0" x 11' 8" (3.65M x 3.55M) vaulted ceiling with concealed lighting, double-banked radiator, 2 windows – one with view overlooking Golf Course & the second over garden, & double-opening doors to hall.

Refitted bespoke DINING KITCHEN: (installed by Newcastle Furniture Co.) 16' 9" x 22' 8" (5.10M x 6.90M) (max. overall L-shaped measurement) vaulted ceiling with concealed lighting, extensive range of 'Gaggenau' appliances including wine fridge, fitted breakfast bar, cupboard containing 'Vaillant' combi. gas fired central heating boiler, 2 radiators, raised dining area offering superb open views looking down to garden, & half glazed door to utility room.

UTILITY ROOM: fitted wall & floor units, 'Miele' washing machine, 'Miele' tumble dryer, sink with mixer tap, extensive storage, & door to front.

SECOND LOUNGE: 16' 5" x 18' 7" (5.00M x 5.66M) (could be utilised as garage if preferred), radiator, uPVC double glazed window, & uPVC double glazed patio door leading to private raised decked area with 'Jacuzzi' hot tub.


BEDROOM: 11' 8" x 9' 1" (3.55M x 2.76M) vaulted ceiling, concealed lighting, built-in furniture on 2 walls, double-banked radiator, window with superb open views over Golf Course.

Wood & Glass Panelled Staircase to Lower Level:

LANDING: 10' 1" x 11' 5" (3.07M x 3.48M)

BATHROOM: 10' 1" x 5' 11" (3.07M x 1.80M): fully-tiled walls & floor, large walk-in shower cubicle with 'rainfall' shower, vanity unit, low level WC, 2 fitted mirrors, vertical radiator, & PVC ceiling with concealed lighting.

MASTER BEDROOM: 16' 6" x 11' 1" (5.02M x 3.37M) fitted furniture on 2 walls, & double- banked radiator:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9' 7" x 7' 2" (2.92M x 2.18M) fully-tiled walls & floor, 2 vanity units, low level WC, bidet, vertical stainless steel towel radiator, large shower cubicle with jacuzzi feature.
Bedroom No. 2: 11' 11" x 11' 8" (3.63M x 3.55M) including fitted wardrobes, & radiator.

Bedroom No. 3: 9' 4" x 12' 7" (2.84M x 3.83M) including fitted wardrobes and dressing table, & radiator.

Bedroom No. 4: 9' 4" x 11' 8" (2.84M x 3.55M) including fitted wardrobes, & radiator.

Stairs to Ground Floor:

LIVING ROOM: 19' 4" x 14' 1" (5.89M x 4.29M) 2 radiators, vaulted ceiling, impressive 17' 10" (5.43M) picture window overlooking rear garden, glazed door to rear garden, & double-opening glazed doors to wrap-around conservatory.


18' 8" x 15' 0" (5.69M x 4.57M) (overall measurement), radiator, & double-opening glazed doors to garden.

Externally :


a superb array of mature plants, flowers and trees - all of which have been meticulously placed to complement each other, raised decked area, 'Jacuzzi' hot tub with open views and total privacy, external lights, block-paved path, large wood shed with power & light & also including garden tools, sink & tap, lily pond, greenhouse, brick barbeque, large Koi carp pond, paved patio, shaped lawn, tiered vegetable patch, natural stream (Brierdene Burn watercourse) with wood bridge which runs to the coast - this watercourse has been raised to ensure a constant, even flow. Whilst every effort has been made to convey how remarkable this garden is, until a first-hand inspection has been carried out, words cannot describe the true magnificence of these surroundings.

We believe this property to be in Council Tax Band: G

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 August 2017


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