Property Summary


Guide price £550,000

3 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


Alnwick

01665 603581

alnwick@georgefwhite.co.uk

6 Market Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1TL

Yew Tree Flat

Impressive Apartments in Grade I Listed Mansion House Reception Hall Drawing room Sitting room Dining kitchen 3 bedrooms Bathroom Wet room Cloakroom/WC Parking Two garages

The Area
Yew Tree is a fabulous apartment within the award winning Grade I listed Belford Hall situated just outside the popular village of Belford. There is a good range of amenities including first and middle schools, doctor, chemist, supermarket, hotel and pubs. The property is within a 15 minute drive to the historic town of Berwick-upon-Tweed which is steeped in history and known for its fortified Elizabethan walls. There are a wide range of independent retailers and well known stores such as M&S, Next, WH Smith and major supermarkets. There is also a popular leisure centre with swimming pool, tennis courts, sailing and golf at nearby Goswick. First, middle and secondary schooling is available as well as private prep and senior education at nearby Longridge Towers. The town has an inter-city railway station with regular service to London, Edinburgh and Newcastle. The A1 is easily reached for commuting both north and south. The historic town of Alnwick is approximately 15 miles away and offers a range of restaurants, boutique shops and small theatre.
The area is surrounded by rich agricultural land and the magnificent Northumberland coastline well known for its renowned beaches and medieval castles. The beach at Budle Bay being 3 miles away and the popular coastal village of Bamburgh, with it’s stunning castle, 5 miles away.

The Property
Belford Hall was built by Abraham Dixon in 1752 in a Palladian style to a design by renowned architect James Paine. In the early 1800s the property was re-modelled with two new wings added by Newcastle Architect John Dobson.
During World War II the Hall was requisitioned by the army and thereafter became neglected and dilapidated. The Northern Heritage Trust acquired the Hall in the 1980s when it was renovated and restored and converted to residential apartments.
Yew Tree was originally two separate apartments and the present owners have joined them together to create the largest apartment in the hall. French doors lead into a warm and welcoming entrance hall leading to the principle reception rooms. The accommodation throughout has the grandeur one would associate with such a significant mansion house, including generously sized rooms, feature fireplaces, panelled doors and ornate cornicing.
The elegant drawing room with three picture windows offering views south and west across the grounds is bright and spacious with decorative plasterwork and a large attractive original fireplace with cupboards either side. An inner hall leads from here decorated in Wedgewood style with alcove shelving. There are two generously proportioned bedrooms off this hall with window seats, which give distant views of the lake, and a bathroom.
To the left of the reception hall there is a sitting room with original fireplace and gas stove. The third bedroom lies beyond with an en-suite wet room and a door to airing cupboard. The fabulous dining kitchen with stone floor, exposed curved stone arches has an array of wall and floor units, space for white goods and cooker.
The property shares with other residents of the Hall three beautiful reception rooms within the main house which is an ideal place to entertain and offers an excellent communal facility for social gatherings and other uses.

Impressive Apartments in Grade I Listed Mansion House Reception Hall Drawing room Sitting room Dining kitchen 3 bedrooms Bathroom Wet room Cloakroom/WC Parking Two garages
Guide price 550,000
Belford

Drawing Room
6.88m x 6.65m (22' 7" x 21' 10")
Sitting Room
6.98m x 6.53m (22' 11" x 21' 5")
Dining Kitchen
5.33m x 3.58m (17' 6" x 11' 9")
Bedroom 1
4.47m x 4.14m (14' 8" x 13' 7")
Bedroom 2
5.26m x 2.87m (17' 3" x 9' 5")
Bedroom 3
3.66m x 2.44m (12' x 8')
Bathroom
Shower room
Reception Hall
5.41m x 2.36m (17' 9" x 7' 9")
Externally
Belford Hall is set in 27 acres of beautiful parkland with ornamental lake to the south, of which two shares are owned by Yew Tree Apartment. In addition to the parkland, Yew Tree has shared use of the 5 acre landscaped gardens. There are two private adjoining garages in a separate block to the rear of the hall. A gravelled area to the front enjoys a southerly aspect for sitting out or alfresco dining

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