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4 bedroom cottage for sale

The Steadings , Christon Bank, Alnwick

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rural village location
  • Private plot
  • Wrap around gardens
  • Electric underfloor heating on the ground floor
  • Garage with electric garage door

Full description

This beautiful four / five bedroom Dutch bungalow style cottage that has recently come onto the market in a sought after cul de sac in the rural Northumberland village of Christon Bank.

Christon bank is a small village six miles north of the vibrant market town of Alnwick. This wonderful community benefits from a welcoming local pub with real fires and real ales. There is also a post office, a convenience store. A few minutes drive will bring you to the wonderful market town of Alnwick. This fabulous town with its cobbled streets and beautiful old buildings has recently had the honour of being voted one of the best places to live in the UK. Alnwick is a town brimming with history and culture from the tranquillity of Barter Books to the splendour of the Alnwick Castle. The town benefits from excellent transport links with frequent buses between Berwick, Morpeth and Newcastle and, as it is situated just moments from the A1, it is perfect for those needing to commute. There is an excellent selection of local food retailers, delis, bakeries and butchers as well as larger chain supermarkets. The town centre also has excellent amenities including serval banks, GP surgeries, dental practices and a fabulous leisure centre to name a few.

This fabulous family home has stunning gardens that wrap around the property. The front garden has a lovely lawned area surrounded by mature trees, with cottage style planting. There is also a block paved drive with space to park three cars that leads to the electric doored single garage. The property benefits from uPVC double glazed windows and oil central heating as well as electric underfloor heating throughout most of the ground floor of the house.

We enter the property through the front door into a spacious porch with room for a cloaks area. There is a lovely pine door that leads to a downstairs cloakroom. The room has a fully tiled floor, a close coupled WC, a wall hung hand basin and spotlights to the ceiling.

As you leave the porch you enter the main hallway with more pine and glass panelled doors. There is a wonderful staircase with wooden spindles and handrails leading to the first floor, there are also spotlights in the ceiling and a beautiful engineered oak floor. There is an under stairs cupboard providing excellent storage.

The living area is a stunning light, bright, spacious room. There is a door leading out to the side of the property and two large windows overlooking the gardens. The room has a feature inglenook fireplace containing a wood burner, with a wood surround and a tiled hearth. There is a square arch that divides the room and leads you through to the other end of this living space which could be used as a dining area. The same lovely wooden flooring runs through this room as well giving it a clean and modern feel.

The good sized kitchen can be accessed via this room. The kitchen has a lovely cottage style feel and has been replaced by the current owners in the last five years. There are a good number of wall and base units, a Bosch chimney style extractor fan over a ceramic hob and an electric under bench oven. There is space for a dishwasher and space for a free standing fridge freezer. The stone effect splash back tiles add to the charm of the room, and if you wished there is plenty of additional space to have your dining table in here.

There is a door that leads to the utility room, which is a great addition to the property. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine as well as room for another fridge freezer. At the back of the utility there is a composite door that leads to the garden and a door to the garage. The garage is a good sized single with an electric roller door and a window that again overlooks the garden. 

Back into the main hallway and up the stairs to a good sized landing with a Velux allowing plenty of natural light in. There are also spotlights to the ceiling. The ceilings are shaped providing the space with country cottage character.

The master bedroom is a good sized double with a large dormer area opening up the room to the front. The ceiling is semi vaulted with spotlights. There is a built in wardrobe with sliding doors, and the room also boasts an ensuite. The ensuite has tiled floors and a quadrant shower cubicle in one corner, a close coupled WC and a wall hung basin.

Bedroom two is another good sized double with two windows overlooking the front. There are also built in wardrobes with sliding doors in this room 

Bedroom three is a good sized single. This room has lovely views over the rear of the property and is another light and bright space.

The fourth bedroom is another good sized single which is currently used as an office.

There is a further bedroom on the ground floor to the front of the property, with two windows overlooking the front. The oak floor has underfloor heating. The current owners currently use this space as a music room but it is a very versatile room.

The rear garden is securely fenced making it ideal for both dogs and young children. There is also a block paved path that leads around the house, lined by lovely borders planted with cottage style shrubs, bushes and flowers. The rear garden is on two levels, with a raised lawn area and a paved section. The current owners have a chicken run with a vegetable patch and herb garden. There are two storage sheds and a covered area to the side of the property for storage. The oil tank is also in this area. 

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 gas 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: D


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Added on Rightmove:
11 June 2018

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