Exuding rustic country character and contemporary accents, Hermitage Cottage is one of eight bespoke properties at Sturton Grange Steading near the country chic village of Warkworth. Beneath it’s stone façade, this former farm building has been exquisitely redesigned into a luxury three bedroom home. With country walks right from your doorstep, or just a short drive to the stunning Northumberland coastline, Hermitage Cottage offers the opportunity to live the stylish country life. Materials and finishes are to an exceptionally high standard and a contemporary interior features a mix of oak and ceramic flooring, oak kitchen units with granite work surfaces and high-specification integral appliances, fully tiled bathrooms, solid oak doors, under-floor heating, timber framed double glazing and built-in wardrobes.
This 1,640sq ft three bedroom two storey conversion is full of luxury and beautiful finishing touches but doesn’t lose any of its homely feel. Countryside devotees and city folk alike will find this stylish farm steading to be a tonic for the body, mind and soul. This property offers all the refinements of a modern home combined with many original period features.
All of the services in Hermitage Cottage include mains water and electricity, drainage to a modern communal biological sewage treatment plant and gas fired central heating (underground bulk tank). Electronic security alarm, heat and smoke detectors.
What’s inside Hermitage Cottage?
Please refer to the floor plan provided for individual room sizes and layout of accommodation.
A solid oak door leading to the entrance hall that incorporates a cloaks cupboard. The hall has ceramic floor tiles with a mat well within an oak frame. With access to:
Kohler WC and hand basin with vanity unit.
Stunning kitchen/dining room with double oak doors from the lounge to spacious hallway lead to this stylish and practical family room. Designed for family get togethers and entertaining, this luxurious kitchen features hand painted quality oak fitted kitchen units and wall cupboards. High standard granite worktops, up-stands and hob splash back. Integrated fridge/freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher, 5 burner gas hob and fan oven. Glass and stainless steel overhead extractor unit with integrated halogen lighting and ceramic floor tiles. Understair cupboard providing some extra storage.
White fitted units and wall cupboards. Complimentary worktops with tiled up-stands and splash back. Stain- less steel sink with chrome mixer tap. Washer/dryer and integrated waste bin. Under-cupboard halogen lighting and ceramic floor tiles.
A light spacious room with a fully glazed hardwood door and glazed side panels to that open up to a west decking area. A faber remote controlled ‘hole in the wall’ gas fire to provide more of a cosy feel in the room. Wide boarded engineered oak floor and oak thresh. This room is a nicely proportioned space to live, relax and entertain.
A beautifully finished room to the rear elevation with views of the garden and the surrounding countryside. Quality fitted wardrobe with a full height mirror. Tilt/turn windows with fitted roller blinds. Quality fitted carpet.
Walk-in shower with sliding door screen and high pressure shower head with separate wall mounted mixer controls, Kohler wc and hand basin with illuminated mirror above basin, heated towel rail and granite shelf. Travertine full height wall and floor tiling with oak thresh and under-floor heating.
Stairs up to:
A well proportioned double bedroom with quality fitted carpet and oak thresh. Fitted wardrobe with a mirror door. Velux roof window with an integrated magnetic blind.
A further double room with quality fitted carpet and oak thresh. Fitted wardrobe with a full height mirror door and drawer unit. Tilt/turn window to south with fitted roller blind. White halogen ceiling downlighters.
Comprising Bath with curved glass shower screen, high-pressure shower, Kohler wc and hand basin with illuminated mirror above basin, heated towel rail and granite shelf. Travertine full height wall and floor tiling with oak thresh.
What’s outside Hermitage Cottage?
With gardens and grounds extending in total to approximately one fifth of an acre. A large lawned garden to the front of the house with stone wall and hedging. All perimeter paths are lined with Burnt Elm Chelsea setts. Stone gate posts frame the entrance to a marine gravel drive and private parking areas. To the rear of the property there is a lovely enclosed courtyard terrace with decking and a gravel surround finished to the highest of standards.
What Propology love about Hermitage Cottage:
We love this stone built conversion with all of the open spaces suited for modern day living yet retains a cosy feel. Bursting with stone and slate bucolic charm, this home comes with contemporary design, unique character and charm that flows form the organic simplicity and unpretentious beauty. Newly restored with old time values this stunning conversion mixes original farm features with under-floor heating and top of the range bathrooms and kitchen for luxury with an authentic flavour.
The location of this property is perfect for anyone that loves the countryside views yet is within close proximity to a wide range of amenities and some of Northumberland’s finest stretches of uncrowded beaches. The stunning Northumberland Coast and your local dog friendly beach is virtually on your doorstep which is simply spectacular with an expanse of golden sand and beautiful dunes overlooking the RSBP reserve of Coquet Island.
Access to Newcastle via the A1 and A1068 Coast Road is within easy reach and Alnmouth train station is only three miles to the north with frequent daily direct lines to Newcastle (25 mins) London Kings Cross (3 hours 20 mins) and Edinburgh (1 hour). Newcastle International Airport is approximately thirty miles to the south and Edinburgh Airport one hundred miles to the North.