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5 bedroom house for sale

Kings Avenue, Morpeth

Offers in Region of £839,000

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Groves are delighted to welcome to the market a slice of Morpeth's history as the former family home belonging to the iconic ironmongers of Morpeth, G. Smail & Son comes onto the market following extensive yet sympathetic refurbishment and reconfiguration. Considerable attention has been paid to restoring and retaining the many original period features with tradition embracing modern in a subtle blend. A bespoke kitchen and sumptuous bathrooms grace this elegant property where particular and fine attention to detail create a highly desirable and comfortable home in one of Morpeth's most highly regarded locations.

Within a five minute stroll one can find yourself amongst the shops, restaurants, coffee shops, amenities and transport links to be found within the heart of the hugely popular historic market town of Morpeth where there is so much to see and do. Away from the eating and shopping the accommodation briefly comprises Entrance Portico and Vestibule, Reception Hall, Cloakroom/WC, Living Room, Dining Room/Kitchen/Family Room, Cinema Room, Utility Room, Master Bedroom Suite including Dressing Room and Deluxe Bathroom/Steam Room, Two Bedrooms with En-Suite Facilities and Two Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom and Snug/Reading Room. Externally there are Landscaped Gardens to the front and rear with a Single Garage and Off Street Car Parking.

Morpeth is well placed for easy access to the A1 trunk road providing access 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.

EPC Rating D
An imposing entrance portico crafted in larch leads to the large original timber entrance door with window over. This in turn opens into the entrance vestibule. The vestibule displays the original tiling to the floor, dado rail, coving to the ceiling and traditional style radiator. A glass panel door with glazed panels to either side and above opens to the reception hallway.
Reception Hallway
The hallway displays the original decorative coving to the ceiling, a dado rail, traditional style radiator, stairs to the first floor, power points, oak flooring and doors to accommodation as follows:
The cloakroom is fitted with a contemporary suite comprising square wash hand basin set within a vanity unit and a close coupled w.c., ladder style towel radiator, recessed spot lighting, extractor fan, slate tiling to the floor.
Living Room 5.46m (17'11) x 4.17m (13'8) maximum dimensions
Off the reception hall and to the front elevation with a lovely bay window overlooking the front garden, panelling and traditional style radiator below, original marble fire surround with decorative tiled inset and hearth to open grate fire, ornate coving to ceiling, picture rail, recessed spotlighting in addition to pendant lighting, television, satalite, power and usb points.
Cinema Room 4.57m (15'0) x 3.1m (10'2) maximum dimensions
Off the reception hall and having a window to the rear elevation. The cinema room incorporates strategically spaced recessed cinema sound speakers to the walls and ceiling, recessed entertainment housing area with connections, ornate ceiling coving, picture rail, traditional style radiator, power and usb points, oak flooring.
Dining Room/Kitchen/Family Room 11.66m (38'3) maximum overall dimensions quoted x 4.11m (13'6)
A stunning open plan room encompassing three distinctive living spaces.
The dining room lies to the front elevation with an attractive bay window overlooking the front garden having panelling and a traditional style radiator below. The original working fire with marble surround, decorative tile and cast iron fireplace and hearth is a reminder of the stunning features of the period. There is ornate ceiling coving, two further traditional style radiators, television, power and usb points, oak flooring and open access to the kitchen.
This bespoke kitchen is beautifully designed to include a superb range of contemporary units with complimentary granite work surfaces. A matching central island includes an under set sink, integrated double drawer dish washer by Fisher and Paykel and a breakfasting bar. A range cooker by Fisher and Paykel with bespoke extraction system above lies within a centrally placed inglenook style recess and full height integrated fridge, freezer and glass fronted wine cooler with cupboard storage above and beside extend to the facing wall. There is a continuation of the ornate ceiling coving and oak flooring and the ceiling is with both recessed and pendant lighting. A door from the kitchen leads into the utility room and the kitchen is open into the family room.
The family room lies to the rear elevation with bi fold doors overlooking and opening out into the rear garden. Two Velux roof windows within the vaulted ceiling provide excellent natural light and enhance feature exposed stone walls fitted with traditional style radiators.

Dining Area


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Utility Room/Laundry 3.4m (11'2) x 2.95m (9'8) irregular shape
A door off the kitchen leads into the utility room/laundry fitted with a good range of units to match the kitchen with complimentary granite work surfaces, under set sink with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, cupboard concealing Biasi central heating boiler, electrical distribution cupboard, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, recessed spot lighting, oak flooring, skirting board heater, part glazed rear access door with original lock and key.
A staircase from the reception hall with the original oak hand rail and spindles leads to the first floor landing laid out over two levels. At half landing level a door leads to the family bathroom and to the main landing there is a central heating radiator behind a decorative screen, coving to the ceiling, power points, doors with access to bedroom accommodation and stairs to the second floor, wireless wifi booster.
Family Bathroom
The bathroom lies to the rear elevation with a rear facing opaque glazed window and is fitted with a contemporary luxurious suite with Hudson Reed fittings comprising bath with central tap and hand shower plus an over bath waterfall twin head shower and shower screen, wash hand basin mounted on modern wash stand, and wc with concealed cistern, chrome ladder style towel radiator, recessed ceiling spot lights, extractor fan, tiling to walls, floor, bath panel and wash stand.
Bedroom 1 4.39m (14'5) x 4.29m (14'1)
To the front elevation with an open outlook up De Merley Road, central heating radiator, original cast iron fireplace with mirror having decorative tiled inset, coving to ceiling, television, data, power and usb points, door to en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 1 fireplace

En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a suite comprising shower cubicle with twin head waterfall shower with folding shower screen door, contemporary wash hand basin and wc within matching units. LED lit vanity mirror with MP3 and Bluetooth, chrome ladder style towel radiator, recessed ceiling spot lights, extractor fan, tiling to walls and floor.
Bedroom 2 4.39m (14'5) x 3.96m (13')
To the front elevation with an open outlook up De Merley Road, original cast iron fireplace, central heating radiator, coving to ceiling, television, data, power and usb points, door to en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room
Having an opaque window to the front elevation and fitted with a suite comprising shower cubicle with twin head waterfall shower, wash hand basin set within floating vanity unit with LED vanity mirror above incorporating MP3 and Bluetooth and a wc within a matching suite, chrome ladder style towel radiator, recessed ceiling spot lights, extractor fan, tiling to walls and floor.
Bedroom 3 4.6m (15'1) x 3.63m (11'11) maximum dimensions
To the rear elevation with original cast iron fireplace, central heating radiator, coving to ceiling, television, data, power and usb points.
Bedroom 4 4.52m (14'10) x 4.17m (13'8) irregular shape, maximum dimensions quoted
To the rear elevation with a pleasant outlook over well maintained neighbouring gardens, original cast iron fireplace, central heating radiator, coving to ceiling, television, data, power and usb points.
Snug (Former Servants Quarters) 3.23m (10'7) x 2.84m (9'4)
Stairs from the first floor landing lead to a snug, formerly the servants quarters, and now a versatile room with the potential to become the desire of the discerning purchasers requirements. Rear facing window with views over the town, original cast iron fireplace, central heating radiator behind decorative screen, power points and a continuation of the grand staircase to the top floor landing.
Top Floor Landing
Stairs from the former servants quarters lead to the top floor landing with rear facing Velux window, recessed ceiling spot lights and door leading into the Master Bedroom Suite.
Master Bedroom Suite
The master bedroom suite is divided into three living spaces comprising generous bedroom with balcony, dressing room and deluxe bathroom with a premium suite.
Dressing Room 3.84m (12'7) x 3.4m (11'2) maximum dimensions
The dressing room lies directly off the top floor landing and has a Velux window to the front elevation. An excellent range of bespoke his and hers wardrobes lie to either side of a centrally located dressing table with vanity mirror, additional open and concealed shelving, recessed ceiling spot lights, central heating radiator, access to loft space and access right and left to the bedroom and bathroom.
Master Bedroom 6.2m (20'4) x 3.1m (10'2) maximum
The master bedroom has a Velux window to the front elevation and double opening French doors leading out onto a balcony to the rear. The balcony is a tranquil haven from which commanding views over Morpeth Town can be enjoyed with useful external lighting as day becomes night. There are television, data, power and usb points with Hive controls allowing remote operation of the facilities within the deluxe en-suite bathroom, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spot lights, eaves storage cupboard.
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En-Suite Bathroom/Steam Room 4.04m (13'3) x 2.44m (8') plus wc and steam room
A full height glass door from the dressing room leads into the deluxe master bathroom suite including a large jacuzzi bath with waterfall tap and hand shower set within a tiled surround including display niche, generous open ended walk in wet room style waterfall shower with glass shower screen and concealed plumbing, twin wash hand basins within a floating vanity unit having an LED vanity heated mirror, discretely sited wc with concealed cistern, opaque glass door to boiler room with Biasi boiler, glass door to generous steam bath, fully tiled with inter-spaced ambient LED lighting, three chrome ladder style radiators, recessed ceiling spot lights,extractor fan, tiling to walls and floor, door to electronics maintenance shaft.
Steam Room

Front and Back Garden
To the front of the property a reclaimed cobbled driveway leads to both the front entrance and allows access to the beautifully landscaped front garden. The garden encompasses well planted flower beds with a feature planted seating area set with river pebbles and is well screened by mature hedging. A cobbled pathway set with river pebbles to either side leads around the side of the property to the rear garden. The rear garden is well fenced providing an excellent outdoor leisure and entertaining space with paved patio, bench seat and bbq crafted from reclaimed brick and oak, with additional raised brick herb garden and tree planter. There is pedestrian gate access to the rear where off street car parking is available alongside access to the attached single garage.

Cobbled Path

Garden Path

There is access to a single garage via a driveway accessible from Cottingwood Lane.
Parking is available at the front of the property on the driveway laid with reclaimed cobbles. There is further parking available to the rear of the property to the front of the garage which is accessible from a driveway off Cottingwood Lane.
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