Whittingham, Alnwick, Northumberland
Offers in excess of £350,000
Fabulously RENOVATED Stone Built Property Offering VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION with CHARMING FEATURES. Previously the Village School, This Attractive Property Retains its Character, Whilst Also Offering Immaculately Presented Interiors & QUALITY FINISHES.
We welcome to the market this fabulous link detached former school house, an opportunity not to be missed. Well appointed within the sought after village of Whittingham, the property benefits from off street parking as well as cottage style gardens to the front, and a rear yard.
Entering into a conservatory style porch, you find a fantastic seating area with French doors opening into the lounge. The spacious lounge is light and airy with traditionally high ceilings and two windows. A fabulous feature of this room is a wood paneled wall designed by none other than Robert Mouseman Thompson. Display units have been fitted into alcoves to either side of a stunning fireplace, adding to the charm of the room. From here you head through into the hallway, housing an exquisite staircase, refitted by the current owners. Original wood paneling to half height on the walls provides traditional decor, and an under stairs cupboard offers storage space. The kitchen is fitted in a farmhouse style, with a range of units complimented by solid wood work surfaces. Spaces have been incorporated into the design for various free standing appliances, including a range cooker with chimney extractor integrated above. A formal dining room perfectly combines modern styling with original features, with a concertina style wall made up of sliding wood panels. Fitted shelving provides a library space, making a delightful entertaining area.
Also off the kitchen is a separate utility room. Here you will find further storage and work surfaces, with plumbing and space for a washing machine and fridge/freezer. From the hallway, you can gain access to a versatile room used by the current owners as a home office. This room could also be utilised as a fourth bedroom if so desired, adding to the generous accommodation on offer. A ground floor shower room, also in this area, would make this an excellent guest suite and is fitted with a modern three piece suite including an offset quadrant shower cubicle, W.C and wash basin. Under floor heating adds to the luxurious finishes throughout the home. A second ground floor double bedroom is situated on the opposite side of the hallway, a bright and sunny room with spotlights in the ceiling.
Taking the stairs to the first floor, you arrive on a stunning landing where there is a further seating area with exposed beams. Three Velux windows flood the space with natural light, and loft access can be found above you. Two double bedrooms are located on the first floor, both offering immaculate presentation as well as charming vaulted ceilings with Velux windows to either side. The family bathroom is fully tiled with a white suite consisting of a bath with electric shower above and glass screen, W.C and wash basin. An airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder and a chrome heated towel rail provides heating. Natural light, provided by the Velux sun tunnel in the ceiling, floods the bathroom.
Whittingham village in rural Northumberland is situated on the banks of the River Aln about 7.3 miles (12 km) west of the historic market town of Alnwick. Beautiful walks can be enjoyed only minutes away at Thrunton Woods and Branton Lakes.
Alnwick offers a range of amenities including supermarkets, shops, public houses, restaurants, first middle and high schools, library, theatre, hospital, doctors, dentists and leisure facilities. The town also hosts a regular weekly market, monthly farmers' market and a wide range of events such as the International Music Festival, Food Festivals and Christmas Markets. Whittingham is located 9 miles away from the attractive market town centre of Rothbury where you will find the historic Cragside estate.