A sensational family home converted from two cottages, with 3 acres
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Converted from two cottages, White Cottages is a unique family home offering in excess of 3,600 sq. ft. of light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and includes an extensive sitting room with a contemporary open fireplace, and an adjoining spacious garden room with bi-fold doors to two walls that open the room out to the sun terrace. This room opens into dining room, in turn linking with the spacious kitchen/breakfast room to create fabulous family and entertaining space. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of contemporary wall and floor units with a Marshall cast iron stove, wood-fired pizza oven and modern integrated appliances. There is also useful access to the integral garage.
The dining room has a feature bay window, glass sky lantern and space for a good-sized table. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious office with a fireplace and garden access, a well-proportioned neighbouring bedroom with contemporary en suite shower room, a utility room, boiler room and a cloakroom. The property also benefits from a small wine cellar.
On the first floor is an impressive master suite comprising a light and airy master bedroom, fitted dressing room, contemporary en suite bathroom, and a private decked terrace with far-reaching views. There is also an additional bedroom with an en suite bathroom, three further well-proportioned bedrooms and a modern family bathroom.
This property has 3 acres of land.
White Cottages is approached via a driveway and paved hardstanding offering extensive private parking and providing access to the integral double garage and the second detached garage. A side gate opens to the enclosed rear garden which features an extensive decked and paved terrace, with steps up to an enclosed area of level lawn and vegetable garden with greenhouse and raised beds. The property is set within 3 acres, including a paddock.
White Cottages is situated near Whalton, an attractive village with a vibrant community spirit and a good range of day-to-day amenities including a village hall, church, public house and popular primary school. Equally as convenient is Belsay, with its village shop and post office catering for day-to-day needs, a coffee shop and gift shop. Further afield, the market town of Morpeth offers a more extensive range of amenities. The property enjoys excellent communication links via the nearby A1, as well as excellent rail links to Newcastle, Edinburgh and London Kings Cross from Morpeth train station.
The area offers a wide range of schooling, in both the state and independent sectors, including Whalton C of E Aided Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), Morpeth Newminster and Morpeth Chantry Middle Schools, Newcastle School for Boys, Westfield, Dame Allans, Mowden Hall, Newcastle High School for Girls, Newcastle Prep and Royal Grammar.
From Strutt & Parkers Morpeth office, turn left onto New Market and at the roundabout take the third exit onto Bridge Street (A192). At the roundabout take the 2nd exit signposted A192/A197 and at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto A197. Turn right onto B6524 and stay on this road for 5.1 miles. Turn right and after 3.3 miles White Cottages can be found on the left-hand side.Read all
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room, boiler room & a cloakroom
- Wine cellar
- Principal bedroom suite with roof terrace
- 2 Further en suite bedrooms
- 3 Additional bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- 2 Garages and parking
- Gardens and grounds, about 3 acres
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