Orchard House, Bilton, Nr Alnmouth, Northumberland

£850,000 Sold

Welcome to Orchard House, an incredible five bedroom detached home enjoying a privileged and elevated position. Be overwhelmed by natural light and dazzling reflections of Alnmouth beach, the sea and sand dunes from the front elevation of this beautiful, newly constructed home. Dreamy countryside views are on offer to the rear of the house along with a perfectly situated studio over the garage. Orchard House sits within approximately half an acre of private gardens and is nicely set back from the country road. The sensitive nature of the build makes this property a welcome addition to the village, it fits so seamlessly with the landscape and existing properties. The design scheme draws inspiration from the ever-changing colours of the Northumbrian skyline. Orchard House combines great architecture with an unbeatable location.

5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Reception rooms 1 ground floor cloakroom/wc 2 Miles Double Garage with studio room above, private driveway 1/2 acre gardens

Orchard House is a handsome, coastal-country energy efficient property, built with a combination of brick, sandstone with render and a rosemary tiled roof. The tasteful design and quality of build adds to the appeal when you add in the location of this bespoke, individually designed home. Newly constructed and insulated in excess of current requirements, this is a low maintenance home with style and finesse. The house has a sense of enclosure, being set back from the country road as well as transparency from the numerous windows in the house that allow in natural light, as well as offering some of the most sought after views in Northumberland. The entire interior is infused with a timeless purity that allows it to remain relevant. Natural materials, including stone, oak co-exist in quiet harmony with modern classic touches such as underfloor heating to the ground floor with designer CH radiators to the first floor.

Gorgeous in every way, Orchard House is the ultimate family home for unconditional relaxation, living amidst the perfect peace and tranquillity of a sublime coastal-country setting.

What’s inside Orchard House?

Orchard House is situated in Bilton, this desirable is small with a tasteful mix of architectural styles.

The property is approached via a gravelled drive that leads to the front and rear of the property, the garage is detached and situated towards the rear of the house.

Main Entrance:

Accessed from the side elevation via a composite door leading to:

Reception Hallway:

Impressive, spacious reception hallway with a beautifully crafted solid oak staircase leading to the first floor. Ceramic tiled flooring.

Ground Floor Cloakroom/WC:

Quality sanitary ware with wall hung WC, hand wash basin with vanity unit below, ceramic tiles in muted natural tones.

Kitchen/Dining space 

Today’s kitchens need to be the hub of the home, with decent sized adjoining eating and relaxing areas it also has to work both in private and for social occasions. This home ticks those boxes but also provides the flexibility of adding in doors to separate off living spaces. This 38 ft spacious room is flooded with natural light and has been left open plan for today’s contemporary living. The kitchen can be configured and fitted to the purchasers taste from a choice of high quality fittings.

Utility Room:

With external access door leading to the side elevation and garden.

Reception Room:

Stunning open plan reception room incorporating the kitchen with dining area with French doors to the front elevation and fabulous lounge with beautiful stone fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove

Snug/Family room:

With windows that frame the views, the house capitilises on its enviable coastal country location, this is a lovely reception room that could be used as a family room, study or snug.

Stairs from the hallway up to the first floor:


A spacious and very bright landing providing access to all first floor rooms.

Bedroom 5 (side elevation): 

To the side elevation, this is a well proportioned double bedroom and as is the rest of the house, very light and airy.

Bedroom 2 with En-Suite Shower Room (rear elevation):

This second guest bedroom is again a large double bedroom with the benefit of having built in wardrobes as well as en-suite facilities.

The en-suite has a white three piece suite comprising of a wet room shower with dual shower head, a WC and a wall hung wash hand basin. A designer CH radiator along with being fully tiled completes the stylish look. One frosted window.

Bedroom 3 (side/rear elevation):

A very generously planned double bedroom with again plentiful space for large wardrobes.

Family Bathroom:

With tiling throughout, this bathroom has been designed beautifully. There is a white four piece suite comprising of a wall hung wash hand basin with vanity below, a WC, a bath with a shower mixer tap and a separate walk in shower. Chrome ladder style radiator.

Bedroom 4 (side/front elevation):

A further double bedroom with ample room for wardrobes. The room is filled with natural light.

Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room (front elevation):

This master suite has a real feeling of boutique luxury, offering privacy and peace looking out to the garden and surrounding countryside and coast. The vaulted ceiling makes this room feel so wonderfully spacious and light and the French Doors with glass Juliet balcony really add to the elegant feel. The walk in wardrobe is perfect for this master suite too.

The spa style en-suite completes the luxurious master suite. The en-suite comprises of a double wet room shower with waterfall mains fed shower head, a wall hung vanity sink, WC and a chrome ladder style radiator. The en-suite is fully tiled and there is a frosted window.

What’s outside Orchard House?

The gardens with this property are simply beautiful and have been landscaped to an immaculate standard. The lovely stone patios envelop the entire house, creating plenty of alfresco dining seating areas. The front garden has breathtaking views of the countryside and coast beyond and the garden to the rear has those all important rolling field views too. You’ll be able to enjoy many an hour in these gardens. The large gravelled driveway adds to the high quality finish of this fabulous new home.

Double Garage with Studio above:

The double garage is an excellent addition to this property with parking for two vehicles inside the garage along with plentiful storage space. The steps to the side of the garage lead up to a brilliant studio space, children’s play room or home office – the possibilities are endless with how spacious, bright and airy it is. Velux windows allow the natural light to fill the room. There are solar panels on the garage roof which should supply the majority of the daytime electric to the property and there is an insulated electric sectional door to the garage too.

What Propology love about Orchard House and Bilton:

We love the luxurious 5 star feel this property boasts, the brick work and sandstone creates a very attractive façade and the living spaces are not only luxurious and tasteful but are well planned with most of the accommodation offering lovely aspects over the very attractive, well kept gardens and those all important countryside and coastal views too. Fling open the doors and invite the outside in, you don’t need to go far to enjoy the meadows, coast and wildlife, it really is just on your doorstep The open plan living room is a dream room and the bathrooms are all incredibly high quality spa style. Orchard House is a very special property that breaks the boundaries of what a new home usually offers. This is a unique home that thinks outside the box and the setting feels like an oasis of calm and tranquillity with the Northumberland countryside surrounding you. Finally, the double garage and gorgeous gardens set in half an acre of land, for us makes this home perfect. It’s a home that invites you to create your own world of crackling fires, flickering candles, cosy blankets and squishy sofas.

The village of Alnmouth is less than 2 miles away and has an eclectic mix of indie shops, pubs and bistros, with access to the stunning sandy beach and popular golf course. The mainline railway station is less than 1 mile away with direct links on the east coast, 3.5 hours to London Kings Cross, 25 minutes to Newcastle, 1 hour to York and road links via the A1 and A1068 are also very good. The market town of Alnwick is approximately 4 miles away with a wider range of services.

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