Meikle House, Copper Beeches, Whittingham, Northumberland

£545,000 For Sale

Meikle House
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Inspired by the countryside location, the owners of Meikle House have created a beautiful home that honours the exceptional vistas and quaint village setting. Whittingham is a picture postcard village situated on the edge of the Cheviot Hills. The location offers unparalleled natural beauty. Both the exterior and interior of this handsome family home is imbued with a warm and earthy feel creating an incredible country retreat. Arranged over two floors, there is plentiful room to gather all of your family and friends for dinner parties and special occasions or sneak away on your own with a good book next to the cosy fire. A beautifully well-maintained wrap around garden is a real feature at Meikle House. Find a new adventure; bring the family, live the good life in a bespoke home that seamlessly blends the best in contemporary living with traditional elegance and style.

5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Reception rooms 1 Cloaks/WC Integrated double garage and driveway Gorgeous lawned wrap around garden and patio area

Meikle House is a 2601 sq ft  4/5 bedroom, luxurious and exquisitely designed two storey, stone and slate property in the heart of the Northumberland countryside, just 9 miles West from the market town of Alnwick. Being one of only five properties in a private cul de sac, just off a country road in the charming village of Whittingham, this home is a place to enjoy peace and tranquility, along with uninterrupted views of wild and beautiful surroundings.

With walks right from your doorstep, lace up your hiking boots and head out for a walk through history. Meikle House is a property that won’t fail to impress even the most discerning of buyers. The exterior architecture punctuates the countryside, giving a picture of country charm and tradition, blending harmoniously with the contemporary touches and hand crafted features found throughout the property. The exceptional quality of the property and attention to detail combined with the beautiful interior styling of this country chic bolt-hole makes for the ultimate escape to the country.

What’s inside Meikle House?

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

The property is approached via a private road into this small cul de sac and then there is a large driveway as well as the integrated double garage. A stone path leads up to the front door of this stunning home.

Front entrance:

A composite door leads you into the porch.

Entrance Porch: 

A very welcoming entrance to this beautiful home. This is a very light porch due to the sash style window overlooking the immaculate front garden. The porch has been fully tiled making it easy to keep clean after a countryside walk. There is also an excellent fitted shoe rack to keep your porch neat and tidy. Underfloor heating.

Cloakroom:

A very useful cloakroom with a white ceramic hand wash basin, WC, ceramic tiled flooring and half tiled walls, underfloor heating and a frosted window to the front.

Entrance Hall:

From the porch you walk into this generously sized reception hall, where the ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating has been continued.

Dining Kitchen:

This dual aspect, beautiful, expansive and luxuriously appointed kitchen is fully fitted with wall and base cupboards providing ample storage to tidily put away the usual range of kitchen equipment. This stunning, hand crafted kitchen with in-frame solid timber units and carcasses, hand painted in a soft dove grey has been finished off with contrasting Minerva worktops in an ice crystal colour. This kitchen incorporates a freestanding six ring range style gas cooker and electric oven with an extractor fan above, an integrated stainless steel sink, an integrated dishwasher and there is a large American style fridge/freezer. There is also a brilliant, full length, pantry cupboard – a dream for anyone that enjoys cooking. Being a dual aspect room, you can admire the beautiful gardens and the fabulous countryside views beyond as you’re cooking away or as you’re enjoying you meal. This room is the perfect space to gather friends and family, as there is plentiful room for a dining table and chairs as well as a sofa for a more relaxed living space in the home. The ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating continues and there is also a TV point. From the kitchen a door leads to the utility room.

Utility Room:

Leading on from the kitchen, this is an excellent space to get your laundry done. It is a good sized utility room with hand painted units that match the main kitchen with contrasting wood effect countertops. There is a door that leads out to the rear garden. A stainless steel sink is a practical feature to the room along with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Door with access to the large double garage.

Lounge:

An extremely generously proportioned lounge with a stone feature fireplace and a Stovax cast iron log burning stove where you can gather around on a cold day and enjoy the sound of the crackling fire. For those warmer days, the lounge opens up from two glazed doors into the south-facing garden room to the rear elevation. This wonderful lounge has a lovely aspect overlooking the lawned front garden and the rolling hills in the distance. Dimmer switches mean you can create a lovely, cosy ambience and there are two TV points. The ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating continues again as with all of the ground floor rooms.

Garden Room:

A perfect room for relaxing in with either your morning cup of coffee or your evening sundowner. With windows all around, you’ve got the loveliest setting looking over the charming gardens. Double doors open out into the garden so that you can extend the room out onto the patio and welcome the outdoors in. The ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating is continued to this room too.

Study:

This is an impressively sized room for an office. This room is perfect to sneak away and get some work done, but with a window looking out to the pretty gardens we can’t guarantee you won’t be distracted away from your work. This room would also make a lovely fifth bedroom. Ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

Stairs from the entrance hall leading up to the first floor:

This beautifully crafted solid oak staircase with oak spindles leads to:

Landing:

A very spacious landing with a window to the front providing natural light. The loft can be accessed from the landing, which has a pull down ladder and has been boarded out and is complete with lighting and some fitted shelving too. Quality fitted carpet to the landing and two CH radiators.

Bedroom Two with En-Suite Bathroom:

This is an amazing double bedroom with en-suite facilities to enjoy too. This beautifully large bedroom benefits from being dual aspect and so it is wonderfully bright and airy. The peace and tranquility that envelopes this home and bedroom is guaranteed to give you a good nights sleep. Quality fitted carpet, two CH radiators and a TV point. There is plentiful room to fit large wardrobes and chest of drawers too. A door from the master bedroom leads you to the en-suite.

En-Suite:

From the bedroom this fully tiled en-suite shower room features a white three piece suite comprising of a ceramic hand wash basin with vanity unit below, a WC and a tiled quadrant shower unit with mains fed shower. Ceiling spot lights and chrome ladder style towel radiator.

Bedroom Three:

A very pleasant double bedroom, to the front elevation with large windows overlooking the front garden and the stunning countryside beyond. This bedroom has plentiful room for large wardrobes. As with all of the rooms in this property, it is very light. Quality fitted carpet and one CH radiator.

Family Bathroom:

A fully tiled, modern family bathroom complete with a white suite comprising of a large ceramic wash basin with a vanity and storage unit below, a WC, a large bath with mains fed shower above and a bidet. There’s a chrome ladder style towel radiator and recessed ceiling spotlights. A window to the rear of the property provides natural light.

Bedroom Four:

A further, charming double bedroom, benefitting from large sash style windows to the rear, as to enjoy the scenic views over the garden and the countryside beyond. Quality fitted carpet and there is ample space for wardrobes. One CH radiator and a TV point.

Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom:

A wonderful triple aspect bedroom to the side elevation, where the beautiful décor choices have been continued. This room is extremely welcoming and spacious yet provides a cosy feel of an attic style bedroom. A window to the side enjoys terrific views and the dormer window to the front overlooks the pretty front garden with the rolling countryside and hills in the distance. There are excellent storage cupboards in the eaves. Quality fitted carpet, two CH radiators and a TV point. A door leads into the en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite:

A modern en-suite shower room with a large walk in shower unit incorporating a mains fed shower, a white WC with a concealed flush and a white ceramic hand wash basin. The bathroom has been fully tiled and there is a chrome ladder style towel radiator. There’s also a very useful cupboard that has been built into the eaves.

What’s outside Meikle House?

Set in approximately 1/4 of an acre of lovely gardens that sweep around the front, side and rear. There are very well-maintained lawns, mature stocked borders, and a charming patio area with a mature Wisteria as your back drop; creating the perfect spot for barbeques and alfresco dining. You have access to this beautiful garden from the garden room, utility room and from the integrated garage. This really is a wonderful wrap around garden with views of the stunning surrounding countryside from both the front and rear garden. The front of the property also benefits from having a lovely lawned area and shrubs, creating a peaceful and private front garden.

To the front of the house there is a large driveway with enough space to park several vehicles, that leads to the integrated double garage.

Double Garage:

An excellent sized double garage with electric roller doors, perfect for both storage and parking up to three cars. The garage has plentiful power sockets and lighting and is fully insulated and almost entirely plastered with the exception of one wall. You’ll also find some very useful storage shelves to one side of the garage to keep everything neat and tidy. There is a large boiler cupboard in the garage with shelving and the oil fired system combination boiler. Access to the rear garden from the garage too.

What Propology love about Meikle House and Whittingham:

We adore this stylish home, tucked away in such a peaceful location with fabulous gardens and views to enjoy. The contemporary touches, attractive décor and high quality fittings throughout mean this really is a home you could move straight into. We particularly like the dining kitchen, enjoying a dual aspect means there is plenty of natural light.  The lounge is a favourite too, the double doors leading to the garden room and the feature fireplace make this room one to enjoy whatever the weather. All of the rooms are so generously proportioned and there is plenty of space to spread in comfort with friends and family. This home offers luxurious country chic, modern day living.

The charming village of Whittingham has a Parish Church, a Village Hall which has been recently refurbished and a highly regraded primary school, for local shops, post offices and pubs, these can all be found in the nearby villages of Glanton (1.5 miles away) and Powburn (3 miles away). The village is served by public transport to Alnwick, Wooler and Newcastle upon Tyne and there is a mobile butcher, fishmonger and milk delivery service in addition to a fish and chip van on Friday evenings. The Whittingham Show is a lovely tradition every Summer.

This beautiful home is also very conveniently located for easy access to Alnwick (9 miles) and Wooler (9 miles). These popular market towns offer a wider range of facilities, including shops and supermarkets, pubs and restaurants, health centres and schools at all levels. The East Coast mainline railway station can be found in Alnmouth (close to Alnwick). Alnmouth train station provides frequent and daily direct lines to Newcastle upon Tyne (25 mins) London Kings Cross (3 hours 20 mins) and Edinburgh (1 hour). Newcastle International Airport is approximately twenty six miles to the south.

Key features

  • 2601 sq ft, 4/5 bedroom country chic home
  • 1/4 acre gardens
  • Gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside from almost all aspects
  • Stunning hand crafted, solid timber hand painted in-frame kitchen
  • Spacious integrated double garage
  • Oil fired CH, Double glazed windows

Information

  • Tenure - Freehold
  • Local Council - Northumberland County Council
  • Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity, oil fired central heating
  • Schools - Whittingham Church of England Primary School. All other schooling levels in Alnwick (9 miles away)
  • Picture postcard village with easy access to Alnwick and A697

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