A substantial detached Grade II house with a separate cottage, stabling and manege

Believed to date from approximately 1840, Tranwell House is a handsome stonebuilt double fronted family home offering almost 6,100 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged in an L-shaped configuration over two floors. The property provides an ideal family and entertaining space and benefits from attractive retained period features including large sash windows, generously-proportioned rooms and some original fireplaces. The main house and cottage are both heated efficently from a ground source heat pump.

The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception and comprises a spacious reception hall with feature fireplace, useful cloakroom and door to the rear aspect. This leads to a substantial drawing room with exposed wooden flooring, large bay window and feature open fireplace. Adjacent is a spacious family room also with feature fireplace and spectacular countryside views which then leads to a comfortable sitting room. A door gives access to a boot room with a Belfast sink and doors to two aspects, which leads to a large kitchen/breakfast room with window seating, a range of wall and base units, a four-oven Aga, modern integrated appliances and space for a good-sized table all with underfloor heating. A door leads to a neighbouring walk-in pantry with an inter-connecting fitted utility room with a Belfast sink and access to the garden. Accessible from both the utility room and a separate door to the front aspect, the ground floor accommodation is completed by a wing providing well-proportioned office and study rooms and a large gym with a separate front aspect access door, the whole offering potential to a self-contained annexe if required. The first floor provides a large principal bedroom with feature fireplace, fitted dressing area and contemporary en suite bathroom with walk-in shower and freestanding bath. Two additional double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and five further well-proportioned double bedrooms, three with feature fireplaces, together with a spacious family bathroom with roll top bath. All bathrooms benefit from underfloor heating.

The Cottage The cottage briefly comprises a modern kitchen, sitting/dining room, study and main bathroom. On the first floor there are two further bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room. This is an ideal space for guest accomodation or perfect as a self contained holiday let.

This property has 9.3 acres of land.


The property is approached through twin stone pillars and double electric gates over a gravelled driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles. Tranwell Cottage has it very own sweeping private driveway. The formal garden is laid mainly to lawn bordered by mature shrubs and flower beds. It also features a large kitchen garden with raised beds and a large greenhouse. Numerous seating areas are situated perfectly for entertaining and al fresco dining and the whole garden is well screened by mature trees. The property also benefits from 9.3 acres of stock-fenced pasture together with two stables with hardstanding and an all-weather manège.


Tranwell House is located in a beautiful rural area of Northumberland, enjoying convenient access to the popular market town of Morpeth with its excellent shopping facilities, including Morrisons supermarket, as well as a wide range of independent stores and leisure facilities including restaurants and two golf clubs. There are a number of beautiful country walks as well as a stunning local coastline a few miles away. The property offers excellent transportation links, with the nearby A1 giving access to both north and south of the country, Morpeth’s mainline station offers regular services to Newcastle, Edinburgh and London Kings Cross and Newcastle International Airport. The area has excellent state primary and secondary schooling including Morpeth First School and The King Edward VI School, both rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Newcastle upon Tyne offers a good selection of independent schools for pupils aged 3 to 18 years.


From Strutt & Parker’s Morpeth office head west on Oldgate and continue onto Curly Kews. Continue straight for 0.8 mile then turn left onto High House Road. Turn right onto B6524, then turn left. After 0.4 mile Tranwell House can be found on the left-hand side.

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Other features

  • Period property
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Gym
  • Study
  • 7355 Square feet
  • Outbuildings
  • Triple Garage
  • Stables
  • Menage
  • 9.3 Acres
  • Cottage
  • 3 Bedrooms

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Ref: MRP200085

Tranwell Village Morpeth Northumberland NE61

Guide Price

Ref: MRP200085

Tranwell Village Morpeth Northumberland NE61

Guide Price