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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Peigh Hills, Morpeth

Sold STC £359,950

Property Description

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to acquire a delightful home within rural Northumberland. Dating back to the 16th century this beautiful cottage has been lovingly, sympathetically and tastefully renovated and now offers spacious family accommodation in an idyllic rural setting. Extended approximately 12 years ago the property is filled with character and charm cleverly blending the contemporary with original features. The accommodation now has two spacious reception rooms, 3/4 generously sized bedrooms and 2 individual family bathrooms as well as a bespoke farmhouse kitchen and still offers the discerning purchaser the opportunity to develop the cottage further with additional extensions or development within the generous gardens subject to the necessary planning permissions and consents being obtained. The large gardens are equally impressive offering a private and secluded courtyard for out door entertaining and adjoin open countryside. The property is centrally heated by oil and has septic tank drainage.

Peigh Hills is situated a short drive away from the beautiful beaches to be found on the Northumbrian heritage Coastline deemed to be an area of outstanding natural beauty. The historic market town of Morpeth with its wide and varied range of shops, public houses, restaurants and sporting leisure facilities is approximately seven miles away. For the commuter the property is conveniently situated for easy access to the A1 trunk road providing links to Newcastle in the south and north to Scotland. The rail station at Morpeth provides regular main line east coast services and Newcastle airport is also within easy reach.

A point of note: Little Acres is within the catchment area for Morpeth Schools. It is recommended that potential purchasers verify this information with Northumberland County Council.

EPC Rating TBC

Entrance 2.46m (8'1) x 1.47m (4'10)
The approach to the house is by way of a private driveway with a courtyard leading to the part glazed front entrance door with window beside leads into a vestibule with tiling to floor, central heating radiator, access to loft space via loft ladder, inset ceiling spot lights, cottage style ledge and baton doors to accommodation as follows:
Living Room 5.87m (19'3) x 5.99m (19'8)
Within the extension and having a window to the front elevation with views over open countryside beyond the garden and French doors to the side elevation opening out onto the courtyard. An impressive brick inglenook fireplace with log storage contains a substantial dog grate open fire and is a focal point within this room which also has tiling to floor, television and power points and inset ceiling spot lights.
Living/Dining Room 5.84m (19'2) x 4.7m (15'5)
This room is within the original cottage and has exposed beams to both the walls and ceiling with the latter being the original wattle and daub. There is a log burner set within an impressive inglenook fireplace with timber mantle and quarry tiled hearth, shelving to one fireside alcove, front and rear facing windows with deep oak window sills, wooden plate rack, central heating radiator, access to loft space via pull down ladder, access doors to kitchen and night hall.
Kitchen 4.57m (15'0) x 4.11m (13'6)
This bespoke kitchen, recently installed, is crafted out of freestanding solid oak units with contrasting granite work surfaces and incorporates a matching central island unit, Belfast sink with mixer tap, impressive Rangemaster cooker having an induction hob top and extraction hood above, utensil hanging rail and pan rack. There are concealment units for a washing machine (plumbed) and tumble dryer with additional plumbing for a dish washer. Again part of the original cottage the kitchen has exposed beams, cladding to the ceiling with inset ceiling spot lights, tiling to the floor, ladder style radiator, high output floor standing Worcester central heating boiler and a side facing window.
Located off the vestibule within the extension this impressive bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising contemporary oval bath with free standing mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror above, tiled corner sited shower cubicle with curved screen door and close coupled w.c. There is tiling to the floor with under floor heating, display shelving, inset ceiling spot lights, ladder style towel radiator, shaver point, extractor fan and two windows to the side elevation.
A door from the dining room leads to a night hall with some painted cladding to the walls and doors to bedroom accommodation as follows:
Master Bedroom 5.36m (17'7) x 4.5m (14'9)
With windows to the side and to the front with the latter offering beautiful rural views. There is a good range of built in wardrobes extending to one wall, exposed ceiling beams, a central heating radiator, power points and steps up to a versatile room with plumbing in situ making it ideal for conversion to an en suite, nursery or dressing room.
Potential En-Suite 3.91m (12'10) x 2.03m (6'8)
A versatile room off the master bedroom with plumbing in situ for conversion to an en-suite. This room with a side facing window, central heating radiator and power points would be adaptable in a number of different ways including conversion to a nursery, dressing room, or office etc.
Bedroom 2 3.96m (13'0) x 3.81m (12'6)
To the side elevation and having exposed beams, central heating radiator and power points.
Bedroom 3 3.48m (11'5) x 3.4m (11'2)
To the front with central heating radiator, coving to ceiling, power points.
With windows to the rear elevation and fitted with a suite comprising slipper bath having shower attachment to the taps, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled w.c., painted wood cladding to the walls and useful built in storage cupboard.
A sweeping driveway leads to the cottage with a newly created car parking area. An extensive block paved courtyard with decoratively placed random stone lies to the front of the property allowing several comfortable outside seating and bbq areas, with an additional separate gravelled and secluded seating area within one corner. A rolling lawn planted with mature trees and shrubs adjoins open countryside. Additionally there is a covered log store.
There is a newly created car parking area at the bottom of the drive.
Strictly through Groves Residential on 01670 504 400
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22 February 2018

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