Sefton House, 15 Argyle Street, Alnmouth, Northumberland

£499,950 For Sale

Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House
Sefton House

Bottle the essence of a favourite seaside village and make yourself a home at Sefton House, chock-full of seaside chic this spacious seven bedroom period town house arranged over three floors is brimming with original features sympathetic to its heritage. A beautifully curated mix of weathered antiques and carefully chosen contemporary accents, the interior of this beautiful home balances classic period style with pared-back pure aesthetic. This special seaside house is tucked away on a quiet street just minutes from one of Northumberland's finest beaches. Get the seaside life, scudding clouds, crashing waves, pastel sunsets and bobbing boats in this pretty village with a laid back vibe.

7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 2 Reception rooms 0.1 Miles On-street Attractive courtyard gardens to front and rear

This fabulous 2131 sq ft seven bedroom period property combines nautical surroundings with touches of modern luxury. Sefton House is so much more than your average sea-side village home. Seven bedrooms and five bathrooms, surely a huge plus for any family sharing a house! Whether you prefer a quick shower or a long soak, there is a bathroom to suit. There’s a ground floor bathroom adjacent to the kitchen, the perfect pit stop for sandy feet straight off the beach. Everything here is designed to soothe you into a state of calm blissfulness, from the abundance of period features and character, which includes wainscot panelling, stripped timber floors and doors, high ceilings, feature cornicing, timber sash windows, original plasterwork and open period fireplaces, to the breathtaking sunrises and pastel sunsets. In each room there is a cornucopia of treasures and vintage pieces with something that pays homage to the heritage of the house with a touch of beach chic. This is a home for lovers of style and history and a desire for coastal escapism. The location is as enviable as the house, Alnmouth is considered one of the most desirable coastal villages in Northumberland. From indie shops, fine beaches and excellent restaurants, all just a short stroll from your front door, there’s plenty to see and do without even venturing out of the village.

What’s inside Sefton House?

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


A small, pretty south facing courtyard to the front makes for the perfect sun trap to enjoy your morning cup of coffee or your evening glass of wine. The courtyard leads to the front door:

Entrance Porch:

Pleasantly light due to the window above the front door. Polished timber board flooring and wood panelling to the walls painted using Farrow and Ball paint in a beautiful olive green colour. Through a half glazed door takes you to the entrance hallway.

Reception Hall:

Very spacious entrance hallway with gorgeous polished timber board flooring and wainscot panelling to show-off the oodles amount of charm in this stunning property. Two CH radiators to the hallway and there is an under stair cupboard.

Reception Room/Lounge:

A wonderful bay-fronted sitting room to the front elevation, with high ceiling and original plasterwork, vintage marble fireplace with a multi-fuel stove, perfect for snuggling down and enjoying a crackling fire. Comfortable and welcoming, this is a delightful room to be enjoyed all year round. The floors are polished timber boards, complementing the character and features of this lovely space. CH radiator.

Dining Room:

A stunning second reception room to the rear elevation, currently used for formal dining. This room also enjoys a high ceiling with original plasterwork and polished timber floor boards. There’s a beautiful fireplace with open fire and french doors that lead out to a charming patio area, perfect for alfresco dining and more informal gatherings, a further door gives access to the kitchen. CH radiator.


A large, well equipped shaker inspired style kitchen with a touch of country chic. Stripped timber boards give a pared-back feel to this functional room that’s sure to satisfy even the most demanding of chefs. There’s a freestanding larder and storage cupboard, solid oak counter tops with butler sink, a New World range-style cooker, with space for a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and large fridge/freezer. A sash-window overlooks the rear courtyard allowing in plenty of natural light and there is a door to the rear courtyard. CH radiator. A door from the kitchen leads you to the rear lobby.

Rear Lobby:

Fitted with carpet, has a large storage cupboard and provides access to:

Bedroom Seven:

A very welcoming and spacious double bedroom to the rear elevation. The two sash windows really add character to this bedroom and there is ample room for large wardrobes. Quality fitted carpet and two CH radiators.

Bathroom One:

A three piece suite consisting of a wood panelled bath with Mira electric shower above, a WC and hand wash basin. Frosted window out to the rear. CH radiator.

Back to entrance hallway, stairs up to first floor:

First floor landing:

Quality fitted carpet to the landing. A door leads to the rear first floor lobby with carpet and CH radiator and where you have access to:

Bedroom Three:

A delightful double bedroom to the rear elevation with a large sash window looking out across the rear courtyard garden. The beautiful polished timber wood flooring continues. CH radiator and TV point.

Bathroom Two:

A lovely spacious bathroom with a white four piece suite including a freestanding bath, separate shower cubicle with mains fed shower, WC and hand wash basin with chrome fittings. Frosted sash window and wainscot panelling retain the character. CH radiator and vinyl flooring.

Back through to the first floor landing and up several steps:

The landing area continues with quality fitted carpet and a further CH radiator. Access to:

Bedroom Two with En-Suite:

Double bedroom to the side elevation and has a stunning feature fireplace, cornice detailing to the ceiling, sash window overlooking the rear courtyard garden, CH radiator, quality fitted carpet and a TV point. The bedroom also benefits from having en-suite facilities with a white three piece suite consisting of a WC, wash hand basin with chrome fittings and separate shower cubicle with mains fed shower and extractor fan.

Master Bedroom with En-Suite:

The master bedroom to the front elevation, with its elegant bay window and Victorian-style cast fireplace feels very stylish and sophisticated indeed. The character oozes from this room, like history is giving you a welcoming hug. You’ll drift off to sleep in this room peacefully and wake up to the sun beaming through the large windows. Polished timber wood flooring, the cornice detailing and the wainscot panelling makes for a wonderful feature as with many of the rooms. CH radiator and TV point. Door leading to the en-suite shower room consisting of a white suite with WC, wash hand basin with chrome fittings and separate shower cubicle with mains fed shower and extractor fan.

Bedroom Four:

A fabulously light single bedroom to the front elevation with long sash window overlooking the front courtyard and Argyle Street. Quality fitted carpet and CH radiator.

Stairs up to second floor:

Second floor landing:

An extremely well lit stairway and landing with a Velux window and characterful with the wainscot panelling. Quality fitted carpet to the landing. There is a sizeable storage cupboard and loft access from the landing.

Bedroom Five:

A very pretty attic style double bedroom to the rear elevation overlooking the courtyard garden. This delightful attic bedroom is full of charm with the wainscot panelling to one wall. Quality fitted carpet, CH radiator and TV point.

Bedroom Six:

A further attractive and spacious double bedroom to the front elevation, benefitting from three sash windows, making it very light and airy. Quality fitted carpet, two CH radiators and a TV point.

Family Bathroom Three:

A very generous sized family bathroom to the front elevation with a white three piece suite consisting of a WC, hand wash basin with chrome fittings and with vanity unit and storage cupboards below, and a separate shower cubicle with mains fed shower. A Velux windows allows plenty of light into the room. Laminate flooring and CH radiator.

What’s outside Sefton House?

This beautiful property benefits from having both a front courtyard garden as well as a rear courtyard garden. To the front there is an incredibly sweet and pretty patio area to sit out in and soak up the sun when it’s shining whilst enjoying a cup of tea in the morning or an evening glass of gin and tonic. Listen to the sound of the bumble bees buzzing around the blossoming flowers and the distant sound of the waves of the nearby sea.

To the rear you’ll find another private courtyard garden which can be accessed via the dining room and the kitchen, and makes for the perfect spot for sizzling barbeques and alfresco dining. You’ll find the most charming and quaint wendy house where children can enjoy their very own special afternoon tea. There is a working outside tap so that you can water all the beautiful plants and flowers that you put into your little haven of a courtyard garden. There is a gate at the end of the garden that provides access to where the bins are kept.

What Propology love about Sefton House and Alnmouth:

If you’re looking for spacious living in a chic, seaside setting, where the unspoiled scenery is matched by the gentle pace of life. From surfers to walkers, foodies to art lovers, whatever your passion there’s a plethora of activities and places here that fit the bill. The village of Alnmouth 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 approximately 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.

Key features

  • 2131 sq ft seven bedroom five bathroom period town house arranged over three floors
  • Many original features including high ceilings, original plasterwork,
  • Two beautiful reception rooms, lounge with bay window, dining room with open fire and doors to patio
  • Fabulous country chic shaker inspired kitchen
  • Courtyard garden


  • Tenure - Freehold
  • Local Council: Northumberland County Council
  • Services: Mains electricity, private water and drainage
  • Very accessible to Alnmouth East Coast mainline train station for travel to Newcastle, Edinburgh, London Kings Cross
  • Local schools - Hipsburn Primary, also within easy access to Alnwick with a wider choice of schools
  • Close to Foxton Golf Club, Alnmouth Beach and 5 minute drive to Warkworth


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