Delightfully detached

LOCATION, they say, is the most important factor for homebuyers, and this link detached family home in Ponteland is certainly well positioned within walking distance of the village’s shops, schools and restaurants.

LOCATION, they say, is the most important factor for homebuyers, and this link detached family home in Ponteland is certainly well positioned within walking distance of the village’s shops, schools and restaurants.

The immaculately presented property has three double bedrooms including a large master with full-height double French doors leading to a balcony overlooking the back garden.

It also has a stunning en suite with double shower cubicle and twin his and hers basins, plus a dressing area and built-in wardrobes. There is a spacious L-shaped living room with wooden flooring, feature fireplace and three windows at the front.

The dining room is almost 30ft long.

This room has French doors to the back patio, it could be divided to create an extra guest bedroom or study.

The kitchen is stunning, with contemporary units, a breakfast bar and built-in cooking appliances. An adjoining utility room and a cloakroom/toilet complete the ground floor layout.

15 Dunsgreen is for sale through Trading Places at a guide price of £425,000, tel: (01661) 820082.

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THE nearer you get to the city centre, the less land you get – but this four-bedroom detached family home is definitely an exception to that rule.

Located in the grounds of Walbottle Hall, on the outskirts of Newcastle, this house has a private setting with a quarter acre plot.

It has a woodland backdrop with mature gardens and a large sweeping driveway leading to a double garage. Inside you’ll find a lounge with double doors to the dining room plus an L-shaped breakfasting kitchen with handmade ash wood units. There are four bedrooms, and a refitted family bathroom.

Magnolia, 1 Walbottle Hall Gardens, is for sale through Sarah Mains, at offers over £369,000, tel: (0191) 273-5050.

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WITH grounds extending to one acre, this four-bedroom detached home occupies a superb elevated position with both sea and countryside views.

The property is located on the edge of Rock village, near Alnwick, which has a church, first and middle schools. It is about a mile from Rennington, and three miles from Embleton.

The property’s grounds include a block-paved driveway with parking for a number of cars, a detached double garage and workshop with stable and log store. It even has its own telephone box. Mature gardens with woodland and lawned areas surround the property.

On the ground floor, the main reception rooms include a dining room, large living room with multi-fuel burner, a garden room and a kitchen/breakfast room.

In addition, there is a utility room, store room and cloakroom with toilet.

The first floor houses the family bathroom and four double bedrooms, including the master with en suite shower room. Three of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes.

The Old Vicarage is for sale through Your Move at £495,000, tel: (01665) 603443.

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LIGHT-filled and spacious, this five-bedroom detached home in Riding Mill, near Stocksfield, has a large mature site with a high degree of privacy.

Situated on a cul de sac and backing on to the March Burn, the updated property has landscaped gardens to all sides.

The ground floor, which features underfloor heating, includes a large dual aspect living room at 25ft by 15ft with picture windows and a further lounge with door to a guest bedroom suite.

This room has the potential to be a separate annexe. It has sliding patio doors to the rear deck and an en suite bathroom.

Completing the ground floor layout is a dining kitchen, utility room, freezer room and shower room. There is also a garden room with glazing to three sides. Four further bedrooms can be found on the first floor, two of which have en suite facilities.

Linden, 3 St James’ Close, is for sale through Foster Maddison at a guide price of £645,000, tel: (01434) 605441.

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THE new owners of this stone-built cottage will enjoy a taste of the good life, as it stands within three-quarters of an acre including lawned gardens, a piggery, greenhouse, vegetable patch and double garage.

Featuring a wealth of character, the three-bedroom property in Brockbushes, near Corbridge has three reception rooms with an inner hallway leading to the bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom includes fitted wardrobes and has an en suite bathroom.

In addition, the kitchen/breakfast room has a range of modern units including a centre island, five-burner hob, double oven and integrated fridge freezer.

Further secure parking for a number of cars is provided on the cobbled driveway.

1 The Cottage is for sale through Rook Matthews Sayer at £595,000, tel: (01434) 601616.

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