The Old Butchers Shop, Alnwick, Northumberland
A rare opportunity has arisen to the market to acquire this beautifully presented, late 18th century detached freehold house, idyllically positioned within the picturesque and historic village of Whittingham. This grade II listed building is situated within a conservation area and fronts onto the village green. This home is ideal for a family looking for a home in this stunning, quiet area, with ease of access to Newcastle and the A1 with the surrounding areas of Whittingham offering uninterrupted, beautiful views.
The property begins with an entrance hall, providing access to both the living room and dining room. The living room showcases a large feature log burning fireplace with extensive floor space. Continuing through to the dining room there is a second feature fireplace, as well as fitted storage space and access through to the tastefully decorated kitchen with neutral fitted units. From the kitchen there is access to the utility room, followed by the downstairs WC. To the other side of the kitchen there is a second reception area, flowing through into the spacious master bedroom and well presented bathroom with a cast iron bath.
To the first floor of the property there are two generously sized double bedrooms, one of which has fitted storage space. There is a shower room, with a wash basin and WC. The first floor also offers a studio room, accessed via the stairs located in the second reception area and can be used as a study, office or an additional bedroom.
Externally, there is safe and secure off street parking via the detached garage complete with power sockets. To the rear of the property there is the extensive garden which has the original netty (outside toilet now tool shed), a wooden shed and greenhouse. There are paved sitting areas in the garden and surrounding the property is beautiful walking country.
Whittingham is small rural village with an excellent primary school and is within close proximity of Alnwick secondary school, and is only eight miles away from Alnwick itself. There is access to surrounding countryside lanes and footpaths. Alnmouth East Coast mainline railway station is approximately twelve miles away. Trains to South Newcastle and London and North to Edinburgh and Glasgow. There is access to the A697, providing further flow throughout the country.