Guide price £375,0003 Bedrooms 1 Garage 2 Reception Rooms
1 Ferny Bank
Attractive Bungalow in Peaceful Location
Entrance Hall • Sitting Room • Dining Kitchen • Conservatory • Master Bedroom with En Suite • 2 Further Bedrooms • Family Bathroom • Utility • Study • Double Garage • Attractive Rear Gardens
Swarland is located 7 miles south of the historic market town of Alnwick. It is an extremely popular, rural village with the adjacent village of Newton on The Moor offering renowned hospitality at the Cook & Barker Old Coaching Inn. Excellent commuting distance to Newcastle via easy access to the A1. Swarland woods provide scenic walks and there is horse riding at the superb equestrian centre. There are also the Swarland Park tennis courts and secure children’s play facility, as well as the new community centre (featuring the popular Nelsons on the Park café/restaurant) and sports field adjacent. Percy Wood Golf & Country Retreat 18 hole golf course offers a popular pub/restaurant/club house. There is the well regarded Swarland First School and nearby Alnwick has First, Middle and High Schools. There are numerous Stately Homes in the area including the fantastic Alnwick Castle – often referred to as “The Windsor of the North” and home of the Duke of Northumberland. Alnwick offers amenities including supermarkets, doctors, dentists, hospital, restaurants, pubs/bars and Willowburn Sports centre and swimming pool.
1 Ferny Bank is an attractive single storey property occupying a good size plot in this peaceful and beautifully kept cul-de-sac. The accommodation throughout is light and spacious and well presented. The front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall. There is a fabulous dining kitchen with an array of stylish wall and floor units, granite worktops, oven and hob, integrated dishwasher and small breakfast bar. Beyond lies a small study and a useful utility room plumbed for white goods, which in turn leads to the integral double garage. Glass doors lead from the dining area in the kitchen directly through to the conservatory.
The spacious sitting room, with its log burning stove, has an abundance of natural light in view of its double aspect windows overlooking the garden. and also has doors opening onto the terrace and lovingly designed and tended garden beyond. The Master bedroom has fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets and cupboards and enjoys an en-suite shower room. There are two further well proportioned bedrooms, both with good storage. The well presented family bathroom with full height tiling has a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC and completes the internal accommodation. Overall the property offers comfortable and convenient living with good storage.
7.76m x 3.53m (25' 6" x 11' 7")
5.37m x 4.72m (17' 7" x 15' 6")
4.40m x 3.70m (14' 5" x 12' 2")
4.17m x 2.98m (13' 8" x 9' 9")
Ensuite Shower Room
2.98m x 2.81m (9' 9" x 9' 3")
3.38m x 3.05m (11' 1" x 10')
5.32m x 4.69m (17' 5" x 15' 5")
A driveway leads directly to the front of the property with an integral double garage. The property sits on a good sized plot with a wrap around garden to the rear front and sides which is mainly laid to lawn with mature bushes and colourful shrubs. The garden is bounded by wooden fencing and not overlooked. There is also a charming patio area outside the conservatory and a further raised seating area – ideal for sitting out in warmer weather. There is also hard standing at the side of the property which could be used for parking a motor home, if required.
Travelling on Leamington Lane from the East (A1), turn left at the cross roads (the school is opposite) continue down The Avenue and take the first turning on the right into Percy Drive. Continue to the end of Percy Drive and turn left onto Ferny Bank. The property is the first on the right marked with a George F. White for sale board.