Seaside mansion Cheswick House yours for £2.25m

A VICTORIAN mansion and estate in Northumberland are being offered for sale for only the second time.

Cheswick House near Holy Island is being offered for sale for only the second time

A VICTORIAN mansion and estate in Northumberland are being offered for sale for only the second time.

Six-bedroom Cheswick House, near Holy Island, is being offered for sale at a cost of £2.25m.

The property, built in 1859, is being sold alongside its 15 acres of woodland and garden, and 15 acres of grazing land. Also included in the sale will be additional accommodation, The Garden Wing, The Gate Lodge and The Garden Cottage.

The property, designed by a man who was also involved in the remodelling of Alnwick Castle at the same time, is being sold for only the second time since it was constructed.

Cheswick House was built by the Crossman family and designed in the Victorian Gothic Style by F.R Wilson. The property is located less than a mile from the sea and overlooks Lindisfarne.

It boasts a number of entrance and reception halls, a drawing room, library, sitting room, dining room and family kitchen. The downstairs area also benefits from a cellar, office, studio and laundry.

Original features include an ornate Italian marble carved fireplace, coffered ceilings, staircases and arch-topped windows.

The house is the centrepiece of the estate and is the family home of the current owners, who have undertaken an extensive programme of restoration.

Ewan Harris, selling agent at Wooler-based Sale and Partners, which is conducting the sale, said: “Quite simply, a property of the quality and class of Cheswick House is a rarity to the market this far north in England.

“For only the second time in its history, it is being sold having been built by the wealthy landowners the Crossman family as the centre of their Cheswick Estate, which still includes much of Holy Island.

“It is less than five miles from the East Coast Main Line station of Berwick upon Tweed and not much more than a seven-iron away from the first tee at the Goswick Golf Course.

“The gardens have been developed to include terraces, a secret garden, a curling pond garden, an orchard, lawns and a new water garden.

A recently re-surfaced, all-weather tennis court sits to the south of the house and there are a number of greenhouses.

Viewing is by appointment and interested parties are asked to register their interest with the selling agents to ensure they are notified of the closing date for offers. For more information contact Sale and Partners on 01668 281611.

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