Delightful Grade Ii Listed Property

Billingshurst Road, Ashington, United Kingdom
GBP|1200000GBP £1,200,000USD $1,452,600
MLS HOR210021
Web code DQHN
Status Pending

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Key Details

Size
2688 ft2
Total Beds
4
Full Baths
2
Lot Size (Acres / ft2)
2

Overview

An attractive Grade II listed 4-5 bedroom house with a detached one bedroom annexe, in approximately two acres of stunning gardens and grounds.

Believed to date back to the early 17th Century with later additions, this delightful Grade II listed property with an abundance of period features which has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners. Entrance is through the oak front door into the hallway with its flagstone flooring and formal reception rooms on either side. The sitting room, also with flagstone flooring, boasts an impressive inglenook fireplace with former bread oven, and the dual aspect dining room also...

has a fireplace. The third reception room is a family room enjoying wonderful views out over the garden. Two steps lead down the kitchen/breakfast room with its traditional brick flooring and a gas fired Aga. From here there is a door leading to the outside as well one leading out from the adjacent laundry room.

From the hall, there is access down to the cellar and also stairs leading up to the family bathroom on the mezzanine level, and then on up to the five bedrooms on the first floor. From the landing stairs rise to the second floor where there is space in the eaves to create a study/ playroom or hobby room, with eaves storage at both ends. Agent's Note:

There is lapsed Listed Building Consent to create an alternative principal bedroom with en suite on the first floor.

This property has two acres of land.

Outside

The gardens and ground are superb, and much thought and planning has been put in to create a stunning and varied outdoor space to enjoy. The front of the house is covered by a fabulous wisteria and is approached by a stone pathway with box hedging on either side enclosing the formal tulip beds. The rear patio is a wonderful place for outdoor entertaining and relaxing, while from the side patio a wooden bridge leads over a little stream and through the pergola, covered in a variety of climbing plants, to the vegetable growing area, pond, greenhouse and shed. There are many well-stocked and colourful flower beds and ponds and woodland which can be enjoyed through the various meandering pathways within the grounds. In addition, a wonderful wildflower meadow provides sanctuary for wildlife, including sighting of some rare species. The house also comes with an oak triple bay garage, various outbuildings, and a large heated above ground swimming pool. Finally, there is a very useful and versatile detached one-bedroom annexe with a kitchen and shower room.

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