8 bedroom house for saleNewgate Street, Morpeth
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This is a tremendous opportunity to acquire a beautiful town house dating back to 1883 in a stunning location within the centre of the historic market town of Morpeth. Filled with character and charm and retaining many original features this delightful property enjoys a commanding position looking out over the River Wansbeck and its leafy river valley with gardens to the rear extending down to the waters edge. The ever changing vista creates a sensory delight as the seasons unfold allowing you to marvel at the countryside and yet within a five minute stroll find yourself amongst the shops, restaurants, coffee shops, amenities and transport links to be found within this hugely popular market town where there is so much to see and do.
The accommodation finished to a high standard briefly comprises Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room and Breakfasting Kitchen to the Ground Floor, with Five Bedrooms, two of which are En-Suite, a Shower Room and Cloakroom/WC to the First Floor and an En -Suite Bedroom and Two Further Bedrooms at Second Floor Level.
This lovely property would be a perfect family home and yet offers a fantastic home business opportunity. With so much to see and spectacular views to appreciate we can only urge you to arrange an early appointment to view.
Morpeth is well placed 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.
EPC Rating F.
A traditional wooden entrance door leads into the reception vestibule with dado and picture rail, ornate coving to ceiling and a natural wooden door with leaded stained glass panel leading to the reception hallway.
A spacious hallway with stairs leading to the first floor and walk in under stair cupboard, central heating radiator, ornate coving to ceiling, picture rail, telephone and power points, doors to accommodation as follows:
Drawing Room 5.46m (17'11) x 4.8m (15'9)
A lovely room to the front elevation with a double glazed window looking out to Newgate Street, cast iron fire surround with tiled inset and electric flame effect fire within, ornate coving and ceiling rose, picture rail, wall lights, television and power points.
Dining Room 4.22m (13'10) x 4.17m (13'8)
The dining room is within the middle of the property yet has a window looking out onto a small courtyard providing good natural light, central heating radiator, storage cupboard built into chimney breast, alcove cupboard, wall lights, coving to ceiling, picture rail, door to kitchen.
Sitting Room 5.61m (18'5) measured into bay x 3.78m (12'5)
To the rear of the property and accessible from both the reception hall and the kitchen. The sitting room has a lovely rear facing bay window including stained glass panels with centrally placed French doors opening out onto a block paved terrace overlooking the River Wansbeck and with beautiful tranquil views. Decorative fire surround with coal effect electric fire inset, central heating radiator, ornate coving and ceiling rose, picture rail and wall lights.
There is a short walk through from the dining room to the breakfasting kitchen with an access door to a small enclosed paved courtyard with outside tap and access to an arched alleyway that in turn leads to a second door onto Newgate Street. This alley provides an excellent covered storage area for bins etc.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 7.92m (26'0) x 3.58m (11'9)
A fantastic space with the kitchen readily accessible for the dining room and the breakfast area places to get maximum enjoyment of beautiful views over the River Wansbeck valley. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of base and wall units with contrasting work surfaces and splash backs and incorporates a breakfast bar and a useful island providing additional storage and preparation space. There is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, range style cooker with 7 burner gas hob and double electric oven with chimney style extractor over and plumbing for automatic washing machine and dish washer. A window above the sink overlooks the central courtyard and work top lighting is in addition to inset ceiling spot lights; central heating radiator, coving to ceiling, telephone and power points and Karndean flooring.
The breakfasting area enjoys a dual aspect over both the patio to the rear of the sitting room and the top decked terrace overlooking the river with patio doors and additional full height windows ensuring maximum enjoyment of the ever changing vista. Additionally there is a continuation of the coving to the ceiling, wall lights and a separate side access door to the patio.
Stairs from the reception hall lead to the first floor landing that lies over two levels with ornate coving and ceiling roses and access to accommodation as follows:
Bedroom 1 4.17m (13'8) x 3.91m (12'10)
A natural wooden door leads into a beautiful double bedroom to the rear of the property with a rear facing bay window allowing stunning river views. There is a decorative marble fire surround with cast iron fireplace and tiled inset, central heating radiator, television and power points, decorative coving and door to en-suite bathroom.
En- Suite Bathroom
With a side facing opaque window and fitted with a suite comprising bath with shower tap attachment and shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin with vanity mirror and light and close coupled wc. part tiling to walls.
Bedroom 2 4.52m (14'10) x 2.82m (9'3)
To the rear elevation with a window allowing stunning river views. Decorative cast iron fireplace, central heating radiator, ceiling coving, picture rail, wall lights, television and power points, door to en-suite shower room.
En- Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a suite comprising corner sited shower cubicle with curved screen door, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled w.c., vanity mirror and shaver point, central heating radiator, laminate cladding to walls and ceiling, inset ceiling spot lights, extractor fan.
Bedroom 3 3.76m (12'4) x 2.64m (8'8)
To the front elevation and with a window overlooking Newgate Street, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, illuminated vanity mirror and shaver point, central heating radiator, television and power points, wall lights, coving to ceiling, picture rail.
Bedroom 4 4.93m (16'2) x 2.62m (8'7) maximum dimensions
To the front elevation with a window overlooking Newgate Street, marble fireplace with decorative cast iron inset, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, illuminated vanity mirror and shaver point, central heating radiator, alcove storage cupboard, coving and picture rail, television and power points.
Off the first floor landing and fitted with a suite comprising double shower cubicle with sliding screen door, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled w.c., vanity mirror and shaver point, chrome towel rail radiator, inset ceiling spot lights, extractor fan, laminate cladding to walls and ceiling.
Off the main landing and fitted with a suite comprising corner sited w.c and wall mounted wash hand basin, central heating radiator, laminate cladding to walls and ceiling, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan.
Bedroom 5 4.37m (14'4) x 2.87m (9'5)
To the front elevation with a window overlooking Newgate Street, including a wash hand basin set within a vanity unit with mirror above and cupboard storage below, central heating radiator, television and power points.
Second Floor Landing
Again a split landing over two levels and having access to the roof void, roof window, double door cupboard housing two Viessmann boilers, hot water cylinder and solar thermal controls for roof panels, telephone and power points and access to accommodation as follows:
Bedroom 6 4.9m (16'1) x 2.92m (9'7) plus eaves storage
To the rear elevation having a window allowing commanding views over The River Wansbeck and valley with an additional Velux window providing excellent natural light, decorative cast iron fire surround, central heating radiator, television and power points.
Bedroom 7 5.59m (18'4) x 2.24m (7'4) plus eaves and dormer
An irregular shaped room to the rear elevation having rear facing dormer and velux windows with fabulous river views, central heating radiator, wall lights, television, telephone and power points, eaves storage, door to en-suite bathroom.
To the front elevation with a velux roof window and fitted with a suite comprising shaped bath and shower screen with over bath shower, wash hand basin set within vanity unit with mirror and shaver point above and cupboard below, wc with concealed cistern, additional matching units, chrome ladder style towel radiator, laminate cladding to walls and ceiling, inset ceiling spot lights.
Bedroom 8/Office 5.49m (18'0) x 2.29m (7'6) plus eaves (restricted height)
To the front elevation with two Velux windows. A good sized room currently used as a home office with central heating radiadtor, television and power points.
There are beautiful terraced gardens extending over four levels to the rear of the property that lead from the sitting room and breakfasting area down to the River Wansbeck encompassing paved, decked, lawned and planted seating areas with outside lighting, water and external power points from which to enjoy and savour this beautiful river setting that is forever changing throughout the seasons.
Resident permit parking with additional permits available if required for business use.
Gas central heating.
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