Offers in excess of £450,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
Fir Tree Cottage
Immaculate, Secluded Bungalow on Impressive Plot
Entrance Hall (currently utilised as a study area) • 3 Double Bedrooms • Sitting Room • Dining Room • Dining Kitchen • Utility • Shower Room • Cloakroom • Garage • Ample Parking • Beautifully landscaped grounds of around 1 acre.
The property is located in the charming village of Lesbury, close to the pretty coastal town of Alnmouth. The village has a post office, church and pub, serving good food. The popular historic market town of Alnwick is a short drive away and has a wider choice of amenities including specialist shops, restaurants, bars and hotels. The Alnwick District is famous for its unspoilt beauty and is one of the most picturesque areas of countryside in England – with long sandy beaches, quiet friendly villages, the Simonside and Cheviot hills, well preserved medieval castles and the popular Alnwick Gardens. There are various stately homes in the area including the impressive Alnwick Castle, seat of the Duke of Northumberland. An excellent main line rail service is available less than 1 mile away with regular trains London and Edinburgh and the A1 is just a short drive away.
Fir Tree Cottage is a much loved family home, built in the early 1970’s by the current owner. The property is approached by way of a pillared entrance with a paved driveway which is secluded by mature fir trees.
Upon entering the property there is a warm and welcoming entrance hall which is currently utilised as a study area and leads into a spacious hallway. From here is a door to the generous, dual aspect sitting room has a light and airy feel with an open fire set in a stone surround. The kitchen has fitted floor units and space for a dining table. It also has an integrated fridge and a gas fired Rayburn stove plus a separate oven and electric hob for the summer months. There is a utility room off the kitchen with space for the usual white goods and further storage. A door leads from here to the rear garden. The property also boasts a separate, well proportioned dining room.
To the left of the hallway is a fully tiled, modern shower room with a walk in shower, wash hand basin and WC. 3 Double bedrooms complete the accommodation with ample storage by way of fitted wardrobes in each.
Fir Tree Cottage is well maintained bungalow with double glazing throughout. It has a cosy, cottage feel and could be extended, subject to relevant consents, to create a more substantial property without encroaching on the open feel of the plot.
5.64m x 4.79m (18' 6" x 15' 9")
4.31m x 2.77m (14' 2" x 9' 1")
4.40m x 3.06m (14' 5" x 10')
4.14m x 3.06m (13' 7" x 10')
3.64m x 2.75m (11' 11" x 9')
3.61m x 2.30m (11' 10" x 7' 7")
The secluded gardens are a major feature of Fir Tree Cottage. The grounds extend to approximately 1 acre and comprise well tended lawns, mature trees to the boundaries and beds of well-maintained shrubs. A pretty stream runs through the gardens with a small footbridge. There is also ample parking at the front of the property and a single garage which has an electric roller door and pedestrian access to the rear garden.
From Alnwick take the A1068 signposted Alnmouth and at the roundabout take the first exit towards Lesbury. Follow the road along and take the left onto Longhoughton Road, the property sits on the left hand side marked by a George F White for sale board.