Windy Edge, Gloster Hill, Amble

£525,000 SOLD

Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge
Windy Edge

Windy Edge is the house on the hill with breathtaking views. A stunning setting in an enviable location. A country coastal home complete with inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. Enjoy the glorious views from the many windows, taking in Warkworth Castle, the open countryside and coast. The 27ft conservatory and fabulous gardens are a retreat to enjoy the panoramic vista of Amble marina, Northside dunes and estuary. This is the stuff of property dreams; a coastal home perched on a hill. Wake up to the sound of the pounding surf and the sight of sails from passing yachts.

3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Reception rooms 1 cloaks/WC 0.1 Miles Double garage and private parking for several vehicles 3/4 acre

If it’s a room with you a view you’re after then this house is it. Windy Edge is a beautiful, individually designed 3 bedroom detached home perched at the top of Gloster Hill.  Set in approximately 3/4 of an acre of lovely gardens with panoramic rural and coastal views. Located in a peaceful spot, yet very close to the town centre of Amble.

These days Amble is an eclectic, thriving harbour town with visitors coming from all over the world to experience the Northumbrian spirit and embrace its laid back attitude towards life. With its picturesque village harbour and award-winning marina, thriving food scene, endless sandy beaches and abundant opportunities for exploration by foot, wheel, paddle or sail, it is easy to see why this place is so popular.

The views from Windy Edge will take your breath away. The house is also impressive and provides well planned and maintained accommodation.

What’s inside Windy Edge?

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

Windy Edge is approached via Gloster Hill and is situated at the top. There is a good sized gravelled private driveway with parking for several vehicles.

Front entrance:

Entrance Door leads to:

Hallway: 

Access to principal ground floor rooms, large storage cupboard, radiator and stairs to first floor:

Study:

With fitted workstation, shelves, radiator.

Reception Room and Large Conservatory with panoramic views:

Lovely room with three windows, one window faces into the conservatory and enjoys marina views. Exposed timber beams, large inglenook fireplace with beautiful cast iron multi- fuel burning stove and tiled hearth, double radiator. Doors to:

Kitchen/Diner:

26ft kitchen/diner with a quality Cavendish fitted kitchen. Magnificent views over the rear garden, rural countryside towards Warkworth Castle and coastal views. Rangemaster ‘Leisure’  double electric oven with hob, bacon press/griddle, one and a half white Franke sink unit with waste disposal. Good range of fitted wall, base and larder units, ladder style radiator,  tiled floor, breakfast bar and dining area, walk through to conservatory, double doors to the rear garden.

Utility Room:

With a range of Cavendish units, stainless steel sink unit with underneath cupboard, tiled floor, ladder style radiator. Plumbed for automatic washing machine, dryer, dishwasher.

Ground Floor Cloakroom/WC:

With hand wash basin, WC, tiled floor, radiator.

Rear Porch/Bootroom:

Second entrance to the house, doors lead to rear garden.

Conservatory:

Fabulous 27ft conservatory with superb views over to Amble Marina and the coast, the views also include the open countryside and Warkworth Castle. A dimplex heater in addition to a large CH radiator. Double doors lead to the rear garden.

First Floor (Access from Hallway):

Landing:

Stairs up to first floor, exposed timber beams, window, radiator, access to bedrooms

Master Bedroom with En-Suite shower room:

With a range of quality fitted Sharps drawers, storage cupboard/built in wardrobe. Two windows with a picture window facing the side elevation with glorious marina and coastal views, radiator. Door to en-suite shower room with a recently fitted generous sized shower enclosure with shower, fully tiled walls and floor, wash hand basin, WC, chrome ladder style towel warmer, fitted cupboard. Picture window from en-suite with amazing views right across to Warkworth beach.

Family Bathroom:

Fabulous bathroom with breathtaking coastal and country views, freestanding roll top bath with claw feet, brass shower attachment, wash hand basin, WC, storage cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom 2:

Double bedroom facing the rear elevation with gorgeous views over the countryside towards Warkworth Castle and the coast, radiator, storage space to the eaves.

Bedroom 3:

Double bedroom faces the front elevation, radiator, large walk-in wardrobe, storage space to eaves.

Detached Double Garage:

With power and lighting.

Store Room:

With power and lighting.

Stables:

Potting Shed:

What’s outside Windy Edge?

Set in approximately 3/4 of an acre of  lovely gardens that sweep around the front, side and rear. The garden is a back-to -nature theme to enjoy the breathtaking backdrop of the coast and open countryside. There are well maintained lawns, mature stocked borders, vegetable plot and patio area. The views from the gardens are incredibly beautiful.

To the front of the house is a large gravelled drive with lawned area that leads to the detached double garage, one of the garages is currently a workshop. There is a store room/office as well as a stable and potting shed.

What Propology love about Windy Edge and Amble

Windy Edge is a fabulous family home in a stunning location. We love the position of the house and of course the incredible views. We especially like all of the glazed windows and doors in the house where the sellers have maximised the view from the inside out. The gardens are peaceful and beautiful in their own right, combined with the setting, we think this is the perfect coastal country home.

For wildlife Amble is home to the UK’s only puffin festival celebrating the 36,000-bird colony nesting on nearby Coquet Island, an RSPB seabird sanctuary. You can watch these charismatic birds from May to early August by taking a Puffin Cruise sailing from Amble harbour. Other seabirds and wildlife are in abundance in these shores, including Roseate terns and seals.

For sea faring activities The house overlooks Ambles award-winning marina and is 500 yds from Coquet Yacht Club where new members are embraced and welcomed. There are also numerous aquatic activities to enjoy including a surf school, sailing, kayaking, raft making, and sea fishing or just messing about in rock pools. A chat with the local fishermen will tell you why Amble is synonymous with the sea; tales of bygone years and tradition won’t fail to impress you.

The future Looking to the future it’s exciting for Amble over the next decade, plans for this small traditional working harbour include developing an aqua-cultural growth sector – possibly involving the local rearing of mussels and oysters – building on historic links with the fishing industry by creating a seafood centre with its own small business hub encouraging new fish restaurants and other sea related businesses.

Food glorious food Ice cream, fish and chips? You will find award winning boutique ice cream makers Spurelli alongside the harbour and two fantastic fish and chip shops close by. For finer dining check out Zecca located on the High Street, specialising in traditional Italian cuisine with a modern twist and fresh fish from Amble’s very own harbour. The restaurant also boasts a traditional wood fired pizza oven & open kitchen. Dine at Sea Salt, a lovely bistro with a mouth watering menu for relaxed but quality dining. The Old Boat House on Amble Harbour is a seafood bistro set in an old boat shed, brightly lit, with rustic wooden floors and tables. It has an open kitchen with a wood-fired oven serving fresh local produce and there are big windows to enjoy the sea views. It also has the most inviting fish selection we’ve seen outside London or Padstow.

Shopping for goodies Search out bargains at the town’s lively Sunday market on the harbour. Wander around The Harbour Village for a fantastic selection of little boutiques based in 15 timber pods. For a wider range of amenities the market towns of Alnwick to the north and Morpeth to the south are easily accessible. The Historical village of Warkworth is only 1.4 miles away and picturesque Alnmouth is less than 6 miles both have Links golf courses.

Getting there Access to Amble is via the A1 or the Northumberland Coastal Route there are commuting possibilities from the East Coast mainline station at nearby Alnmouth and Newcastle International airport is approx. 30 miles away.

Key features

  • 3 bedroom detached home with breathtaking views of Warkworth Castle, open countryside, sea and estuary views
  • Double garage, workshop, stables, outbuilding
  • Beautiful gardens front, rear and side
  • 27ft conservatory with direct marina views
  • Gas C H via radiators, Double glazing
  • Approximately 3/4 acre of gardens

Information

  • Tenure - Freehold
  • Local Council - Northumberland County Council
  • Council Tax Band - TBC
  • Local Points of interest- Amble Marina, Village and Harbour, Coquet Island, Warkworth Castle & Village
  • Services - Mains gas, electricity and drainage

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