Morpeth Northumberland NE65 Harbottle

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Features at a glance

  • No chain
  • Bungalow
  • Principal bedroom with en suite
  • 3 further bedrooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Family room
  • Utility
  • Family bathroom
  • Double garage

A delightful stone built, 4-bedroom detached bungalow, in a peaceful village on a large plot.

The Orchards is an appealing property which offers well-presented, light-filled and versatile accommodation arranged across one level. A bright reception hall, featuring wall panelling in pastel colour tone, has wood floor covering which extends into the adjoining sitting and dining rooms providing practicality and a pleasing sense of cohesion. The sitting room has French doors welcoming plenty of natural light and a connection to the front garden. This space also has a handsome limestone fireplace fitted with a woodburning stove. There is also a formal dining room and at the rear, the airy family room with its triple aspect, tiled flooring and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. The spacious kitchen is fitted with oak cabinetry, topped with granite work surfaces and features a recess with stone surround housing a working Stanley Waterford wood burning cooker. Adjoining utility room which incorporates a cloakroom, offers a home for domestic appliances and, courtesy of an external door, serves as a spot to cast off and store outdoor wear after a walk in the surrounding countryside.

There are four well-presented bedrooms, including the principal bedroom with a modern en suite shower room. The three other bedrooms all benefit from built-in storage. There is also a generous family bathroom with tub and a separate shower unit.


The south-facing walled front garden has an area of lawn and paved seating area, with vehicular access points via wrought-iron gates. The driveway to approach the house provides parking for several cars and leads to the detached double garage. With new electric roller doors, for further parking, storage and workshop space. While at the rear there is a further large paved patio offering opportunities for outdoor dining and relaxation an area of lawn and well-stocked border beds, enclosed with timber fencing. There is additional woodland to the rear of the garden which leads down to the River Coquet.


On the banks of the River Coquet, the picturesque village of Harbottle is nestled on the edge of the stunning countryside of the Northumberland National Park, offering the perfect environment for lovers of outdoor pursuits. Village amenities include a public house and an outstanding-rated primary school, whilst six miles away, the village of Thropton provides a post office and convenience store. The market town of Rothbury offers a good range of amenities including retail outlets, cafes, restaurants, and public houses, along with tennis, football and golf clubs, whilst both Alnwick and Morpeth are within easy reach for additional facilities. There are excellent road links in the area, with the A697 and A1 within easy reach and rail services are available from both Acklington and Morpeth mainline stations for journeys to Newcastle and onwards.

The property is in the small Northumberland village of Harbottle, on the edge of the stunning countryside of the Northumberland National Park. The village has a pub and an outstandingrated primary school, while six miles away, the village of Thropton has a post office and village store. The small market town of Rothbury is eight miles away, with its selection of shops and amenities, and a middle school. Further facilities can be found in Alnwick or Morpeth, both of which are around 20 miles away. Road connections in the area include the A697 and the A1, while Morpeth has a mainline station, providing services towards Newcastle upon Tyne. The area offers a wide range of state primary and secondary schooling including The King Edward VI Academy (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), while Newcastle upon Tyne offers a wide range of independent schools including Newcastle School for Boys, Westfield, Dame Allan’s,Newcastle High School for Girls.


From Morpeth, take the A1 northbound and exit for the A697. Follow the A697 for seven miles, then turn left onto the B6344 towards Rothbury. Continue into Rothbury, then turn left at the junction onto the B6341. After approximately 4.5 miles, turn right onto Greenside Bank and follow the road for a further 4.6 miles. Take the right turn just before the school and continue along the no-through road where the property will be found on the left.

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