Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle, Northumberland

£375,000 For Sale

Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle
Drakeside, Hawthorn Terrace, Shilbottle

Down a little lane within the lovely little village of Shilbottle, Drakeside is a beautiful, sophisticated four bedroom brick and stone build with 2145 sq ft to call home. The key to this modern home's palpable sense of character is its authentic materials, elegant sandstone exterior, limestone flagged flooring, solid oak joinery and handsome architecture. Drakeside's interior is styled with touches of contemporary accents, which lift the earthy architecture of this incredibly skilfully built home. Throughout the property there is a wonderful sense of light and airiness and there is a wonderful welcoming atmosphere that exudes from this home. Step outside the door and relax in the rear secluded garden or saunter into the village for some freshly baked bread from the nearby Artisan cafe!

4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 Reception rooms 1 Cloaks/WC 5 Miles Block paved driveway and large double garage Garden to the rear

Drakeside is a 2145 sq ft 4 bedroom, exquisitely designed detached family home tucked away in the village of Shilbottle and less than 4 miles from the market town of Alnwick. Just off a country lane, this home is a place to enjoy some peace and privacy with spectacular views to the front elevation of the surrounding fields and the iconic coastline in the distance.

Every space has been given a lot of thought and attention. You can feel it the minute you step into the house with the Limestone flooring and solid wood painted doors. The downstairs spaces are perfect for throwing a party as the large kitchen diner offers plenty of room for dinner guests and get-togethers. The entire design of this property is contemporary but has a respect for tradition too. The builders, as well as the owners, have managed to unite the humble and the high-end, with the way this stylish home features a mix of country charm and contemporary interior design. The bathroom and en-suites and all Porcelonosa with Grohe fittings and porcelain tiles.

Drakeside is a property that won’t fail to impress even the most discerning of buyers. The exceptional quality of the build and attention to detail combined with the homely interior styling of this country chic bolt-hole makes for the ultimate escape to the country within a small Northumbrian Village.

The property is accessed from a lane and then onto a private block paved and stone paved driveway, where there is ample to room to park several cars. The driveway also leads to a large double garage.

What’s inside Drakeside?

Please refer to the floor plan provided for individual room sizes and layout.

Entrance:

Solid composite door through to:

Hall:

A beautiful and bright entrance to this stunning family home. With limestone flooring and one CH radiator. There is a very useful under-stair cupboard for storage.

Cloakroom:

A very handy ground floor cloakroom with a white suite comprising of a WC and a pedestal sink. Limestone flooring, one CH radiator and one frosted window.

Family Room:

This is a great room to escape to yourself or it would make an ideal room for family and friends as an overflow to the adjacent lounge – there really is space for everyone! This room is also perfect for admiring the distant views of the countryside and coast, all from the comfort of your squishy sofa. Karndean flooring and one CH radiator.

Lounge:

Another beautifully bright and airy room, there is a similar lovely ambience to the family room and the bay window allows elevated views to the front elevation with the coastline in the distance. This lounge is a room where the quiet relaxed feel is a delight and the feature Clearview multi fuel stove is perfect to keep you cosy all year round. Quality fitted Sisal carpet and two CH radiators.

Kitchen/Dining Room:

A lovely, spacious open plan room with a dual aspect. Fitted with a range of solid wood wall and base units with complementing granite work surfaces. There is a range of high quality integrated appliances including a dishwasher, Cannon range cooked and gas hob with stainless steel extractor above and a stainless steel sink. The free standing kitchen island provides further food preparation space and further storage. The pantry cupboards are perfect for this spacious kitchen and there is space to fit an American style fridge/freezer. This room is large enough for a table setting of eight and so it’s perfect for entertaining and family gatherings. The limestone flooring looks stunning with this style of kitchen. Two CH radiators.

Utility Room:

On from the kitchen is a well proportioned utility room with a window to the rear elevation. There are ample base units with laminate worktops. There is space and plumbing for an under-counter washing machine and a dryer too. One CH radiator and limestone flooring. A door provides access to the rear garden.

Sun Room:

Accessed from the kitchen/dining room is this gorgeous sun room where you can soak up all the sun rays on a nice day. There are doors that provide access to the rear garden too. Quality fitted carpet and two CH radiators.

Stairs from the hall up to the first floor:

Solid oak staircase with Sisal carpet treads.

Landing:

A spacious landing with quality fitted Sisal carpet and one CH radiator. The loft can be accessed from the landing too with a pull down ladder and the loft is partially boarded.

Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room:

A very generous sized master bedroom with hand painted fitted wardrobes along the length of one wall to provide ample shelving and hanging space. The bay window to the front elevation means you have a spectacular outlook over the surrounding fields and even the coastline too! Quality fitted carpet and two CH radiators. The bedroom also has en-suite facilities.

The en-suite is incredibly stylish with being fully porcelain tiled and has a wet room shower with mains fed waterfall shower head and a hand held shower head too, a wall hung WC and a wall hung vanity sink with lit mirror above. A chrome towel radiator completes this en-suite. One frosted window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 2 with En- Suite Shower Room:

A well proportioned double bedroom to the front elevation with plentiful room for large wardrobes and drawers. There is a lovely calming atmosphere and so sleep is sure to come easily. A window to the front allows natural light into the room as well as providing a wonderful view of the surrounding fields and the coastline in the distance too. Quality fitted carpet and one CH radiator. This bedroom also benefits from having a lovely en-suite shower room.

The en-suite comprises of a low-profile shower cubicle with mains fed waterfall shower head, a WC and a wall hung vanity sink and lit mirror over. There’s a chrome towel radiator and the porcelain tiles to the floor and walls complete the look of this stylish en-suite.

Bedroom 3:

A further spacious double bedroom that is lovely and light with a window to the rear elevation. There is again, a lot of room for large wardrobes and drawers. Quality fitted carpet and one CH radiator.

Family Bathroom:

This is a perfect bathroom to enjoy a relaxing and soothing soak in the bath. The bathroom comprises of a white four piece suite with a walk in wet room shower with mains few waterfall shower head, a bath, wall hung WC and wall hung vanity sink. The porcelain tiles to the floor and walls make this bathroom both stylish as well as practical. Chrome towel radiator and one frosted window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 4:

A fourth and final double bedroom that is currently used as a home office. There is certainly ample room to make this a double bedroom though. One window to the rear elevation, one CH radiator and quality fitted carpet.

Garage:

This is an incredibly large double garage with power and lighting and an electric Hormann sectional door. There is also a very large storage space in the garage too which would make a perfect workshop.

What’s outside Drakeside?

To the front of the property there is a large block paved driveway and a gate to either side of the house leads you to the rear garden.

The rear garden has been made into a patio garden for easy maintenance and could look beautiful with some potted plants blooming. The rear garden feels secluded and private with a brick wall and fencing all around. With a South-Westerly aspect you have the best little sun trap.

What Propology love about Drakeside and Shilbottle:

The setting is gloriously tucked away down a lane, but only a stroll away from the village of Shilbottle where you can find a fabulous artisan cafe called The Running Fox – perfect place for fresh baked break, cakes and great coffee!

You’re also only 3.5 miles to Alnwick which is both practical and convenient for travel and access to amenities. Whether it’s the architecture or peaceful countryside location that you love, this beautiful retreat, packed with style and characterful features, this property should please the most avid of buyers.

Alnmouth Station is 2 miles from the property with East Coast Mainline connections to Newcastle (30 mins) London (3.5 hours) and north to Edinburgh (1 hour).  The quaint town of Alnmouth, with its foodie pubs and magnificent sandy beach is only 3 miles down the hill. There are good road and public transport links giving access to the Northumberland Heritage Coast with its endless castles and breathtaking scenery.

Key features

  • 2145 sq ft, four bedroom detached family home arranged over two floors
  • Stunning views from the front elevation of the surrounding countryside and iconic coastline in the distance
  • Solid wood doors throughout painted in white
  • Porcelain tiles to the bathroom and en-suites with Grohe fittings
  • Limestone flooring to the kitchen/dining room, hall and utility room

Information

  • Tenure - Freehold
  • Services - Mains gas, electric and drainage and water via a high pressure water cylinder
  • Local Council - Northumberland County Council
  • 3.5 miles to Alnwick market town
  • 5 miles to Alnmouth Beach
  • Good transport links and easy access to A1
  • Local schooling available at all levels in Shilbottle and Alnwick

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