Foxglove Cottage, Cavil Head Farm, Nr Warkworth, Northumberland

£695,000 For Sale

Foxglove Cottage
Foxglove Cottage
Foxglove Cottage
Foxglove Cottage
Foxglove Cottage

Foxglove Cottage is a beautifully crafted 3,389 sq ft newly built stone 5 bedroom detached country home. Deliberately inconspicuous, the cottage is set within expansive gardens of approximately 1/4 of an acre set within a peaceful farm. Uniting humble nature and high-end building this stylish home features a mix of country charm and contemporary interior design. Sleek styling and very high end bespoke hand-crafted features, this handsome property exudes a sense of laid-back luxury. The rustic exterior architecture punctuates the countryside, giving a picture of rural history and tradition, blending harmoniously with the contemporary elements found throughout. The exceptional quality of the build and attention to detail, combining beautiful interior styling of this country chic bolt-hole makes for the ultimate escape to the country with gorgeous rural views and a glimpse of the coast. Available now.

5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Reception rooms 1 cloakroom WC 4 Miles Double garage and private parking 1/4 acre gardens included and separate 1 acre paddock on the site available by separate negotiation

Foxglove Cottage is a spectacular  3,389 sq ft country classic style 5 bedroom detached home with stylish contemporary accents. This newly constructed property is only one of two, built with beautiful honeyed sandstone and a traditional slate roof. Built using traditional techniques, this ‘new build’ appears as though it has stood in this spot for an eternity and is every bit as beautiful as its setting.

Light and space were pivotal principles in the design and build of this extraordinarily special home. The room sizes are impressive, with additional lovely open plan spaces in the common areas, giving flexibility for the homeowner to create personal spaces. The principal rooms are also spacious, yet private, almost every room has a window, flooding this stunning property with natural light. The plot size is very generous and features a large garden approximately 1/4 of an acre with an additional 1 acre paddock on the site available by separate negotiation. There are plenty patio areas that wrap around the property providing intimate spaces to enjoy from some of the ground floor rooms.

The developer wanted to weave the cottage into the existing topography, for the light, building and landscape to respond to one another. This handsome rural retreat is more than just your average stone cottage. This unique home will be fully finished including the interior decor with neutral soft tones to the walls, the floors are solid oak and natural stone and the bedrooms have high quality fitted carpets. The kitchen is truly top of the range, fully equipped with beautiful natural granite counter tops that continue through to the utility room. The bathrooms are boutique style high end with quality ceramic tiles and walk in wet room showers.

Inside this incredible home a capacious natural stone tiled entrance hallway leads into a succession of calming spaces decorated in muted tranquil tones such as pale greys and off-whites, the cottage’s more contemporary touches create a streamlined, seemingly effortless take on farmhouse chic.

Foxglove Cottage is set over one and a half floors and is located on a quaint former farm. The location is a sanctuary, so peaceful, yet close enough to transport links and amenities and the much loved iconic Northumberland Heritage Coast with its 64 mile stretch of sandy beaches. A far cry from the hectic bustle of the everyday. There are quite stunning views across the open countryside fields providing peace and tranquility.

Foxglove Cottage is perfectly placed between meadows and the surf, the developer has paid homage to the humble agricultural beginnings of this farm by retaining the natural integrity and rustic charm and incorporating the use of new, natural materials within a traditional framework. No expense has been spared in the build and quality, there are plenty of luxurious fixtures and fittings as standard here. Countryside devotees and urban folk alike will find this stylish property hard to resist. The balance between contemporary style and the patina and charm of age is celebrated with the addition of this very special home. Delicately contemporary, yet still very much tied into the whole country chic aesthetic.

Cavil Head Farm is nestled in the stunning Northumberland countryside, in a sleepy hamlet on the fringe of Acklington and Warkworth. The gentle peppering of the surrounding, traditional stone buildings have hardly changed since the last cows were milked in them. This former farm is a couple of fields away from Morwick Dairy in Warkworth, a working dairy farm and ice cream parlour with an award-winning dairy herd. With country walks right from your doorstep, or just a short drive to the iconic Northumberland Heritage Coast with 64 miles of the finest stretches of golden sand and historic castles dotted along the route, this location is just about as perfect as the country dream home could be.

What’s inside Foxglove Cottage?

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

Foxglove Cottage is set in approximately 1/4 of an acre gardens with an additional 1 acre paddock available on the site by separate negotiation. There are lovely open countryside views from most of the elevations including on the upper floor.

Approached via a private road to Cavil Head Farm, there is a private drive leading to Foxglove Cottage.

Main Entrance:

Composite door leading to:-

Entrance Hallway:

Very spacious L shaped hallway with natural stone flooring and underfloor heating, then solid oak flooring in the flexible open room recess and corridor that leads to the french doors. This is an incredibly flexible open space that could be used as a study area or reading room, there are double glazed windows that provide natural light with a pleasant outlook over the wrap around gardens. There is a good sized storage cupboard with double oak doors, and double glazed french doors from the hallway that lead out onto the rear patio and garden.

Ground Floor Cloaks/WC:

With Grohe concealed cistern, wall hung Roca rimless WC, Roca wash basin with vanity unit under, natural stone floor with underfloor heating.

Solid oak and glazed door leads to:

Kitchen/Diner:

Stunning triple aspect room with four double glazed sash windows, this statement kitchen/ diner has a fantastic range of quality bespoke in-frame hand painted curved timber kitchen wall and base cabinets in muted ivory and heritage sage colours with antique brass cup handles that compliment the beautiful 60mm bevelled edge natural granite counter tops, glass fronted wall mounted display units with spice drawers, integrated washer/dryer, dishwasher, freestanding American style fridge freezer, Shaws of Darwen classic brindle ceramic inset sink with Rangemaster mixer tap, inset into granite counter tops. Rangemaster range cooker with double oven and gas hob. Sophisticated central kitchen island with integrated wine cooler and additional matching kitchen cabinets and natural 60mm bevelled edge granite counter top. TV point, dining area, beautiful natural stone floor with underfloor heating. Triple aspect windows make this room incredibly light and airy, TV point and a solid oak door leads through to:

Utility/Boot Room:

The quality kitchen units are continued into the utility room, as is the natural stone floor with underfloor heating and the 60mm bevelled edge natural granite counter tops, stainless steel inset sink unit with mixer tap. This room is dual aspect providing natural light and access to the front garden via a split stable style composite door and a separate door straight through to the double garage.

From the Entrance Hall:

Lounge:

21ft triple aspect lounge with double glazed bi-fold doors leading to the patio area and wrap around garden, double gazed sash windows to the front and side elevation makes this room extremely light and airy. There’s a gorgeous spherical soapstone wood burning stove set on a marble hearth creating a focal point to this spacious family room, solid oak floor with underfloor heating. Solid oak door with quality pewter handles.

Following on from the hallway:

Bedroom 4/Family Room:

A ground floor fourth bedroom or family room with double glazed window overlooking the wrap around garden, quality fitted carpet with underfloor heating. Solid oak door with pewter handle.

Bedroom 5:

A ground floor fifth bedroom with double glazed window overlooking the wrap around garden, quality fitted carpet and underfloor heating. Solid oak door with pewter handle.

Bedroom 1 with en-suite:

A peaceful 19ft ground floor bedroom with double glazed french doors leading out onto a patio and wrap around garden, quality fitted carpet and underfloor heating, door leading to en-suite wet room, quality tiles to floor and walls, wet room shower with glazed screen, Grohe concealed cistern with wall hung Roca rimless WC, Roca wash hand basin with vanity unit below, frosted double glazed window.

First Floor: 

From the hallway there is a beautifully crafted, bespoke solid oak staircase with oak spindles leading to the first floor.

Landing:

An extremely spacious landing with attic sloped roof, although there is ample head height, and plenty of room for storage. There is a double glazed window that looks out over the garden and open countryside, this is the perfect place to sit and relax or do a bit of stargazing.

Bedroom 2 or Master Bedroom:

This gorgeous 23ft room has a sloped attic ceiling with plenty of headroom and two large Velux windows allowing natural light to flood the room. At night with dark skies this is a perfect place for stargazing from the comfort of your own bed, you can catch your own celestial glory. There is a further double glazed window that overlooks the open countryside. Quality fitted carpet and designer radiator.

Bedroom 3:

Another spacious 23ft bedroom attic style bedroom with plenty of headroom  and a large Velux window, quality fitted carpet, designer radiator.

Family Bathroom:

Stylish and sophisticated luxury spa style bathroom, fully tiled floor with underfloor heating and walls in marble style ceramic, free standing designer bath with free standing tap and shower attachment, there is a large Velux window with lovely views over the open countryside to enjoy as you soak in the bath, large walk in wet room shower with mains fed concealed thermostatic shower with daisy head and hand held shower attachment, glass shower screen, designer vertical style radiator and towel warmer, Roca wash hand basin with mixer tap inset with vanity unit below, Grohe concealed cistern with wall hung Roca rimless WC.

Family Room/Storage: (accessed via the garage)

A set of retractable ladders provides access to this 19ft room with quality fitted carpet, designer radiator and a double glazed window with a pretty outlook over the paddocks.

Double Garage:

Double garage with two traditional style oak doors, there are reclaimed brick features around the arches, power, lighting and water supply.

What’s outside Foxglove Cottage?

1/4 acre plot with wrap around gardens and private patio areas with double doors leading out, within the immediate grounds is a separate 1 acre paddock available by separate negotiation. The paddock would be ideal for a pony or horse, an orchard, vegetable garden or smallholding, or if you simply would like more land.

What Propology love about Foxglove Cottage and Cavil Head Farm

In 2016 we were the sole agents for the 12 luxury barn conversions at Cavil Head, we were given the privilege of designing the interiors and choosing the fixtures and fittings and naming the properties. This unique development was extremely successful and sold out before the site was completed. Foxglove Cottage nearest neighbours are these lovely homes, and its sister property, Blackthorn Cottage. Although it is only one of two on this site, it is completely detached and sits on its own 1/4 acre plot, with the opportunity to purchase a paddock by separate negotiation within the grounds of approximately 1 acre. We absolutely adore this cottage, it is the epitome of rural country style. All the modern luxury comforts without losing any of the charm of a stone cottage.

We love the semi rural location with it being so close the coast and the uninterrupted country views. Not far from the small village of Acklington with a church, pub and restaurant. There are many activities and groups held locally, and a real sense of community. Warkworth is a near neighbour where the main street is lined with galleries, a Post Office, inns, restaurants and gift shops to suit all tastes and the trendy harbour town of Amble is 4 miles away. This really is an ideal location.

Neither luxury nor the rustic charm is compromised in this home with outstanding quality and craftsmanship we’re sure you’ll fall in love with this property as much as we have. A sense of peace hangs in the atmosphere as you breathe in the country air and listen to the soft sound of the wildlife. Just over a mile from Foxglove Cottage is the Morwick Dairy Ice Cream Parlour where traditional manufacturing techniques are used to bring back the true experience of farmhouse dairy ice cream. With over 160 flavours of ice cream and refreshing fruit ices you’ll be spoilt for choice!  This beautiful home has country walks right on your doorstep and is just a short drive away from the stunning Northumberland coast, Foxglove Cottage has it all.

Key features

  • Stunning 3,389 sq ft one and half storey detached 5 bedroom stone cottage
  • High quality fixtures and fittings included as standard
  • 'A' rated double glazed sash windows and bi-fold doors
  • Double garage with beautiful arched doors, stunning solid oak staircase
  • Mains gas central heating, underfloor heating to ground floor, radiators to first floor
  • Top of the range bespoke fully equipped luxury kitchen and separate utility/boot room with granite counter tops
  • Luxury spa style bathrooms, free standing log burner, designer radiators

Information

  • Tenure - Freehold
  • Local Council - Northumberland County Council
  • Services - Mains gas, electricity, water, private drainage
  • Very accessible for the A1 and Alnmouth East Coast mainline train station for travel to Newcastle, Edinburgh, London Kings Cross
  • Located between Acklington and Warkworth, near Morwick Dairy
  • 1/4 acre gardens included and a further 1 acre paddock available by separate negotiation
  • Available to buy now

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