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6 bedroom town house for sale

Alnwick, Bailiffgate

Guide Price £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three storey Georgian townhouse
  • Four bedrooms within the main house
  • Two bedroom annexe
  • Retaining many original period features
  • Views across to Alnwick Castle
  • Conveniently located close to the town centre
  • Grade II* National Heritage listing
  • Gardens to rear

Full description

Located in the historic conservation area of Alnwick overlooking the Castle walls, No.1 Bailiffgate is a fine example of a three storey four bedroom Georgian townhouse which has further two bedroom rear wing accommodation to the rear affording fantastic versatility. With a Grade II* National Heritage listing along with superb history and provenance and retaining many period original features this is a rare opportunity to acquire a charming family home. The current owners have also successfully run the bedrooms as bed and breakfast accommodation with guests visiting from all parts of the globe and with the upper forward facing rooms having views over the Castle wall to the 'Harry Potter' jousting arena, we would certainly recommend an early viewing of this outstanding residence.

The extensive accommodation within the main part of the house briefly comprises to the ground floor: entrance hall, elegant sitting room, dining room to the rear and a fitted kitchen through to a breakfast room. To the first floor there is a half landing with seating area and private door accessing the first floor of the rear wing. The main landing gives access to two bedrooms, one with a full en-suite bathroom and one with en-suite shower room; to the second floor there is a landing with two further bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and the main bathroom.

The rear wing which is accessed from the main residence kitchen comprises: sitting room with stairs to the first floor rooms and utility room. To the first floor there are two bedrooms, an inner hallway accessing the bathroom. From the inner hallway a door leads to the half landing on the first floor of the main accommodation. 

Outside to the front, steps lead to the entrance door and to the rear there is an attractive paved patio area with steps leading to a mature planted area and further courtyard. On the upper tier of the garden there is a lawn and planted area with a pathway leading to a further garden area which extends to the rear boundary.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY
Steps lead up to the entrance door which accesses the welcoming hallway with spindle and balustrade staircase to the first floor, recessed open cloakroom with door to cellar, radiator, dado rail, stripped wood floor and glazed door to rear.

SITTING ROOM – 15’ 1” (4.59m) MAX x 14’ 7” (4.45m) MAX
Two sash windows to the front with original shutters, Inglenook fireplace with brick surround and Oak lintel with cast iron stove, wood panelled walls, two radiators, wood floor and TV aerial point.

DINING ROOM – 14’ 4” (4.37m) MAX INTO DOOR RECESS x 14’ 5” (4.39m) MAX INTO BAY
Walk-in bay window to rear with window seat, wood panelled walls, radiator, cupboard and stripped wood floor.

KITCHEN – 10’ 9” (3.28m) MAX x 9’ 7” (2.92m) MAX
Fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units with work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashback, space for range cooker, plumbing and space for dishwasher and washer/dryer, window to side, central heating boiler, tiled floor, door to storage area and to ground floor of the rear wing. Open to:

BREAKFAST ROOM – 17’ 2” (5.23m) MAX x 10’ 10” (3.30m) MAX
Sash window to front with original shutters, space for fridge/freezer and radiator.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR
CELLAR – 17’ 4” (5.28m) x 14’ 5” (4.39m)
Providing an excellent storage space.

FIRST FLOOR
HALF LANDING
Private access to the first floor rear wing and door to en-suite bathroom to bedroom one. This area is a lovely seating area.

LANDING
Sash window to front with original shutters and window seat, dado rail, spindle and balustrade staircase to second floor.

BEDROOM ONE – 15’ 8” (4.78m) MAX x 15’ 1” (4.59m) MAX
Two sash windows to front with original shutters, stripped floor and two radiators.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM – 12’ 4” (3.76m) MAX x 10’ 5” (3.18m) MAX PLUS ALCOVE
Sash window to rear, panelled bath with shower mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, cupboard housing hot water tank, stripped floor, radiator and door to half landing.

BEDROOM TWO – 11’ 10” (3.61m) MAX x 11’ 6” (3.51m) MAX NARROWING TO 9’ 7” (2.92m) MAX
Sash window to front with original shutters, feature cast iron fireplace with grate and radiator.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, towel radiator, tiled floor and fan.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Sash window to front with original shutters, radiator, dado rail and loft access.

BEDROOM THREE – 16’ 0” (4.88m) MAX x 15’ 0” (4.57m) MAX
Two sash windows to front with original shutters and radiator.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Shower cubicle with fitted shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, towel radiator, tiled floor and fan.

BEDROOM FOUR – 15’ 1” (4.59m) MAX x 9’ 9” (2.97m) PLUS ALCOVE RECESS
Sash window to front with original shutters, feature cast iron fireplace with brick surround and grate, fitted cupboard with rail, radiator and stripped floor.

MAIN BATHROOM
Sash window to rear, panelled bath with shower mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, fan and loft access.

REAR WING
GROUND FLOOR
LOUNGE/FAMILY ROOM – 17’ 4” (5.28m) MAX x 10’ 5” (3.18m) MAX
Stone mullion slide windows to side, feature stone fireplace with cast iron stove, radiator, TV aerial point and stairs to first floor.

SECOND KITCHEN/UTILITY ROOM – 12’ 9” (3.89m) MAX INTO DOOR RECESS x 7’ 8” (2.33m) MAX
Fitted wall and base units with work surface incorporating Belfast sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashback, space for fridge freezer, plumbing and space for washer, radiator, door to side and windows to side and rear. 

FIRST FLOOR - LANDING
BEDROOM ONE – 10’ 7” (3.22m) MAX x 8’ 9” (2.67m) MAX
Windows to side and rear, borrowed light window to stairwell, feature cast iron fireplace and radiator.

BEDROOM TWO – 19’ 3” (5.87m) MAX x 11’ 4” (3.45m) MAX INTO BAY WINDOW
Bay window with sliding panes to side, feature fireplace, radiator, wood panelled walls and door to inner hallway.

INNER HALLWAY
Window to side, radiator, stripped floor and door to main residence.

BATHROOM
Panelled bath with shower mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and tiled floor.

OUTSIDE
To the front, steps lead to the entrance door. To the rear of the property there is a patio which is a lovely space to sit and enjoy the spring and summer months and a planted rockery with mature plants. Steps lead to a further elevated garden with a smaller paved patio, a lawn and planted garden with plants, shrubs and trees. Beyond this garden there is a further lawn which extends to the rear boundary.


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