An imposing and substantial Grade II listed home with tennis court and approximately one acre
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Dating from 1886 and believed to have been built by F R Johnson, this former vicarage offers almost 4,300 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over three floors, combining the best of modern living with some retained character features including original cast iron fireplaces and exposed beams.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and briefly comprises a spacious dual aspect drawing room, a large dual aspect sitting room with front facing bay window and woodburning stove and a generous family room again to the front elevation with feature open fireplace. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious open plan kitchen/dining room, a second rear facing kitchen with utility room and a walk-in larder with garden access. The kitchen features a range of wall and floor units with a central island with breakfast bar, a Belfast sink and an Aga while the dual aspect dining area has a feature bay window overlooking the gardens, a woodburning stove and space for a sizeable dining table.
The first floor accommodation offers a generous master bedroom with en suite bathroom and four further well-proportioned bedrooms, three with feature cast iron fireplaces, together with a spacious family bathroom and a separate family shower room. The propertys two remaining bedrooms can be found on the second floor, both with feature cast iron open fireplaces.
This property has 1 acres of land.
The property is accessed via a gravelled driveway offering parking for multiple vehicles with an area of level lawn and a border of mature shrubs and trees. The remaining gardens lie to the side and rear of the property and feature lawned areas bordered by wellstocked flowerbeds and mature shrubs and trees, a fenced all-weather tennis court, a vegetable garden, numerous seating areas and a large paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.
Wylam sits on the banks of the River Tyne and offers a wide range of amenities including independent and High Street shopping, restaurants, cafés and public houses. Nearby Newcastle offers more comprehensive cultural, recreational, medical and shopping facilities. The property enjoys excellent communication links with the nearby A1 giving access to surrounding villages and towns and to the beautiful Northumbrian coastline, easy access to Newcastle International Airport as well as excellent rail links to Newcastle, Edinburgh and London Kings Cross from Wylam train station.
The property is served by a wide range of nearby state schooling including Wylam First School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) and Prudhoe Community High School. The area also offers a wide range of noteworthy independent schools including Mowden Hall, Dame Allans, Westfield, Newcastle School for Boys, Royal Grammar and Newcastle High School for Girls.
From Newcastle take the A69 take the B6528 exit towards Horsley/Wylam/Ovingham. Drive into Wylam and the gates to The Old Vicarage are on the left shortly before the church.Read all
- Reception hall
- Drawing room
- Sitting room
- Family room
- Open plan living / Dining/ Kitchen
- Kitchen / Utility room
- Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
- 6 Further bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Shower room