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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Edlingham, Alnwick


Property Description

Key features

  • Good equestrian facilities and riding nearby
  • Stunning family home
  • Shepherds Hut
  • Holiday let potential
  • High quality finishes
  • Private location
  • Amazing countryside views
  • Woodburners

Full description

This amazing stone built home is in the hamlet of Overthwarts Farm Steading set in the valley of Alnwick Corby Crags. Alnwick is the closest town and lies just 4 miles south of the property. Famously dubbed by Country Life magazine as “the best place to live in Britain”, Alnwick is a popular tourist spot with many notable attractions. It also benefits from amenities you may not expect from a market town, with four supermarkets, a critically acclaimed high school and busy town centre with a host of national retailers. Well served by nearby amenities and with ample living and outdoor space, Corby Cottage is surrounded by stunning countryside perfect for various outdoor pursuits or just observing the buzzards that soar above the Crags above this hidden gem of a home. This truly is an escape to the perfect location. 

As you enter the property through the front door you are greeted by a light and airy internal porch with a tiled floor and wooden cottage style oak door. There is a window that overlooks the side of the house and a cupboard that contains the oil boiler.

Leaving the porch we go down a few steps into a lovely light hallway that leads us into the glorious dual aspect farmhouse style kitchen. This room has so much character and charm, the stunning wooden door wall and base units have bench lighting giving the room a very high end feel. A key feature of this kitchen is the AGA, but the kitchen also houses a 4 gas burner Bosch hob and oven. The granite worktops and large Belfast sink add to the aesthetics of the room. There is space for a large American style fridge freezer as well as having plenty of space for dining and entertaining. Wooden beams adorn the ceiling and the floor is fully tiled with underfloor heating. A door leads out from the kitchen to a further parking area. 

From the kitchen, there is access to the utility room, which is also a good sized room with another Belfast sink, pantry cupboard and plumbing for a washing machine.

The downstairs bathroom is just opposite the kitchen. It is a very tasteful room with spotlighting and lovely mosaic tiles. There is a large double shower and an extra wide sink set into a vanity unit. This room benefits from built in storage and a window overlooking the side of the property.

Further down the hallway is the snug. Also used as a dining area, this room leads onto one of the garden rooms with its stunning dark slate tiled floor and bi fold doors that lead to the sweeping lawn. This room has a wood burner and a beautiful sloping wooden beamed ceiling with Velux windows for even more natural light. This is a lovely quiet area to sit and rest, taking in the wonderful views over the gardens.

The home’s main reception room is an impressive grand dual aspect living room with solid oak floor and a beautifully glazed carriage archway that overlooks an external paved area. There is another wood burner in this room and like many of the rooms in this beautiful building the windows have gorgeous handmade wooden shutters. 

Through another archway, there is the amazing orangery with its simply breathtaking views, and with vaulted ceilings, exposed roof trusses and two Veluxes. There are another three windows overlooking the crags. There is oak flooring throughout this room and a door from here to the garden.

The stairs to the first floor lead up from the lounge. The landing space at the top of the stairs is very spacious and would be the perfect place for a small home office.

The master bedroom is a large double bedroom with fabulous views over the Cheviot Hills and Corby Crags. Again there is oak flooring in this room and two good sized built in wardrobes. The ensuite is accessed through a lovely oak door. The ensuite bathroom comprises of a large double shower with a waterfall showerhead, a toilet and wall hung basin. 

The second bedroom is another good sized double with vaulted ceilings, Velux windows and oak floors.

The third bedroom is also another spacious double, this room has the lovely exposed trusses and beautiful views.

The fourth bedroom in this property is a good sized single. It again has an oak floor and Velux windows. The loft can also be accessed from this room.

The family bathroom on this floor has fully tiled walls and floor. It has a feature half sized claw footed bath with freestanding taps as well as a good sized shower with a waterfall head. There is a wall hung concealed cistern toilet and a half pedestal basin

As previously mentioned this property has a stunning landscaped lawn with raised beds. It is the perfect space for entertaining. The most exciting aspect of the gardens is the amazing outbuildings. As well as a large tasteful dark woodshed and wood store you will have your very own Shepherd's hut. A perfect escape with its own wood burner, you can sleep out under the stars in absolute luxury. This could be used as a small holiday let, alongside the main house also has great holiday letting potential or simply a stunning family home or private second home.

There have been two past planning applications in place, firstly for a glass arch between the porch and the side of the property and the second was for an extension and home gym.

This is a unique must see property

Important Note:
These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. All measurements are approximate and for guidance only. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact us and we will try and clarify the position for you.

EPC band: C

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2018


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