Upper Howick Street, Alnwick, Northumberland
This fabulous stone built period property is extremely well presented. It has lots of original features and is bursting with character.
Entrance is through the original wooden front door into the inner hallway. The hallway has stairs to the first floor, tiled floor and door to the rear of the property.
To the right of the hallway is another original wooden door to the spacious lounge. Overlooking the front of the property the lounge has stripped floorboards, original coving, original sash windows and built in storage cupboard. There is a feature fireplace with gas fire, tiled hearth and wooden surround. There is a door to rear hallway which has laminate flooring and another door to the dining room. An original wooden window overlooks the rear yard, there is a wall mounted gas fire and two built in storage cupboards. The kitchen overlooks the rear of the property and has the original wooden units and original work surfaces. Incorporating a range of wall and base units there is a double bowl stainless steel sink, space for fridge/freezer and space for cooker. With tiled splashbacks, a wooden ceiling and vinyl flooring. The separate utility room has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. It also benefits from a shower cubicle , W.C, and pedestal wash hand basin.
Stairs to the first floor landing lead to an original door into the master bedroom. This bedroom has lovely high ceilings, coving, and sash windows overlooking the front of the property. There is a wall mounted gas fire and built in cupboards.
From the first floor landing there is also a door to a storage facility which also provides access to the spacious loft area which has the benefit of a velux type roof window. Bedroom two is another double room with an original door and wooden sash window to the front. Bedroom three overlooks the rear and has two built in cupboards. There is a snug/games area then a hallway with a built in cupboard and skylight. From the hallway is the fourth bedroom which overlooks the rear and has a sink in the corner. The family bathroom has a suite in white comprising the original cast iron bath, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C., with tiled splashbacks.
Externally, to the rear of the property is an enclosed low maintenance paved garden (accessed from the kitchen and side passage area) which could easily be returned to lawn as the paving slabs are resting directly on the soil.
The market town of Alnwick, famous for Alnwick Castle and its Gardens and Barter Books, offers a wide range of amenities including: supermarkets, a range of independent shops, theatre, restaurants, public houses, first, middle and high schools, hospital, doctors, dentists and excellent leisure facilities.
Alnwick town attracts many visitors each year and the market place hosts many events throughout the year including an international music festival, food festival and Christmas market. Alnwick is well placed to visit some of Northumberland's best coastal towns with Alnmouth just 5 miles away, Amble 9 miles, Seahouses 16 miles, Bamburgh 18 miles and Holy Island 26 miles. There are miles of stunning coastline to explore in addition to the outstanding scenery in and surrounding the beautiful Northumberland National Park. Alnwick is also well served by public transport with regular buses running routes to Berwick and Newcastle and with the East Coast mainline trains stopping at nearby Alnmouth Station giving easy access to Edinburgh, Berwick, Newcastle and Kings Cross. Newcastle International Airport is 35 miles to the south.