A delightful Grade II Listed cottage in a sought-after village setting
- C Council Band
This charming Grade II Listed cottage has a wealth of period character and lies in the heart of the small and desirable village of Longhirst near Morpeth. The property, one of a terrace of five cottages dating from the early 19th century, has two bedrooms and plenty of period features, including exposed stone walls and original fireplaces. The ground floor has a comfortable reception room to the front, with wooden flooring and a grand, stone and brick built fireplace with some origianl features, which has been fitted with a woodburning stove. To the rear, the kitchen has some modern touches, with recessed LED lighting and attractive farmhouse style units to base and wall level, as well as wooden worktops. There is also an AGA, a butler sink, space for a dining table and a stable-style door opening to the rear.
Upstairs there are two well-presented double bedrooms, both of which have extensive fitted storage. There is also a family bathroom with a charming roll-top bathtub which is in keeping with the property.
At the front of the property behind a stonewall and gate is a garden with a path leading to the front door, the lawn is bordered with estblished shrubs and hedging. There is access through an archway to the rear of the propertyfor vehicles and a parking space via a shared gravel driveway, as well as a small stone-built outbuilding, suitable for storage. There is further roadside parking to the front of the cottage. There is ample space to dine alfresco in the gravelled court yard with easy access the cottage kitchen through the traditional split stable style door.
The property is set in the small rural village of Longhirst, in the midst of the stunning surrounding Northumberland countryside. All of the day-to-day amenities are only two and a half miles away in the popular and bustling market town of Morpeth, with its attractive town square. It combines a wide range of restaurants and bars, stylish shopping facilities, a beautiful park and the William Turner Garden. There is also an extensive range of shops. supermarkets, dentists and doctors surgery, a leisure centre and a golf course. Scenic walks can be enjoyed along the banks of the River Wansbeck, which flows through the town.
There are excellent road links in the area, with the A1 just four miles from the property, with mainline train services available from Morpeth only 17 minutes to Newcastle and just over 3 hours to London Kings Cross.Newcastle international airport is 12.3 miles away. Morpeth has several outstanding primary schools, including Morpeth First School and Abbeyfields First School, plus the outstanding-rated high school, The King Edward VI Academy.
A wide range of independent schools in Newcastle, including mixed Royal Grammar School, Dame Allans, Newcastle High School for Girls and Newcastle Prep.
From Morpeth, take the A197/Dark Lane north away from the town centre, and continue for a mile, before taking the second exit at the Whorral Bank Roundabout onto the B1337. Continue for a mile and three quarters, and you will find the property on the left-hand side as you drive through the village.Read all
- Grade II
- 2 Bedrooms
- Desirable Village Location
- Original Fireplace
- Sitting Room
- Kitchen/Breakfast room
- Family Bathroom
- Front Garden
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