Guide price £450,0004 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
The Old Station
Characterful Property in Idyllic Location
4 Bedrooms • Sitting Room • Dining Room • Dining Kitchen • Family Bathroom • Ample Parking • Double Garage • Mature Gardens • Vegetable Garden • Orchard with Greenhouses • Signal House • Small Outbuildings
The property sits in a rural location just before the village of Edlingham well known for its castle and 11th century church. Alnwick is a short drive away and offers a wide range of amenities including good schools, doctors surgery, hospital, pubs, restaurants and popular high street shops with some well known retailers and supermarkets. Alnwick is well known for its fabulous Castle and gardens. The town offers easy access to the A1 and a wonderful Northumberland heritage coastline. A main line railway station at Alnmouth giving speedy access to Newcastle, Edinburgh and London.
Edlingham Station was closed to passengers in 1930 and completely closed down in 1953. The station house was then renovated to a dwelling and still retains the original platform.
The Old Station House is an attractive and spacious property which is stone built with all windows benefitting from good views over the gardens. The front door opens into the warm and welcoming hallway with cloakroom. There is a spacious and light sitting room with limestone fire place and multi log burning stove. Opposite there is a well proportioned dining room ideal for more formal entertaining with four windows allowing an abundance of natural daylight.
Beyond the hall there is a well equipped kitchen with Sandyford Cooker plus wall mounted oven and grill and a separate electric hob. There is a good range of wall and floor units, breakfast bar and space for white goods. A doo leads from here into a small conservatory. The rear hall with large storage cupboard leads to four bedrooms, three of which have fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom with bath and walk in shower, pedestal wash hand basin with vanity unit and WC completes the accommodation internally.
6.84m x 3.81m (22' 5" x 12' 6")
5.67m x 4.27m (18' 7" x 14')
5.53m x 3.59m (18' 2" x 11' 9")
4.19m x 3.65m (13' 9" x 12')
5.10m x 3.43m (16' 9" x 11' 3")
4.60m x 2.95m (15' 1" x 9' 8")
3.60m x 2.40m (11' 10" x 7' 10")
Wooden gates open into the circular driveway with plentiful parking and a double garage. There is an attractive vegetable garden and small orchard and greenhouses. The main garden sits to the front of the property which is mainly laid to lawn on top of the old railway track. This area is flanked by a variety of mature bushes, shrubs and trees. There is also a small feature pond.
From Alnwick take the A1, take the B6341 drive about 7.5 miles and just before the turn off for Edlingham turn right (signposted Private Road). Drive down the hill and the property sits in front of you.