A rare opportunity for a 1970’s four bedroom detached house, with large private gardens circa 0.2 acres, located on the much sought after Alnmouth Road on the eastern edge of Alnwick – attractive gated driveway, mature landscaped garden and integral garage/workshop.
Metasequoia is a substantial, four bedroom detached house, sitting in a stunning approx. 0.2 acre garden plot towards the eastern edge of Alnwick, just off the Alnmouth Road. The house, lived in by the current owners for 9 years, has had a long programme of
refurbishment and improvements including; the creation of one large guest bedroom, incorporating two former smaller bedrooms, on the ground floor making a versatile bedroom suite with study area and shower room/wc, the refurbishment of two
bathrooms, fully decorated throughout, beautiful oak herringbone flooring fitted, a new oak and
glass balustrade staircase, new gas condensing boiler (2016) and also the whole gable end of the garden room replaced with new
double glazed uPVC windows and a door.
Ground floor – Reception hallway with oak flooring | Hallway with a new oak open tread staircase (2015) with glass balustrade leading to the first floor, with an attractive storage/display area | Fabulous garden room, with full height vaulted ceiling and a newly replaced (2022) glazed gable
end with a door to the garden -there is a wood burning stove and bi-fold doors opening to the
sitting room | Sitting room with a gas flame effect fire, lovely neutral décor, and quality bespoke oak bookshelves to the wall | Breakfast room with oak flooring, an electric fire set to a raised corner hearth and large
arch opening to the adjoining kitchen | Galley style kitchen fitted with a range of wood cabinets with
granite worktops, a Bosch gas hob and double oven, Franke double sink and integrated
dishwasher and fridge | Utility room with a Belfast style sink, plumbing for washing machine,
space for tumble dryer and freezer and a range of cabinets with granite worktops – a door
opens to the front and to the adjoining garage/workshop | Ground floor bedroom suite, where there is a useful and versatile study area leading
to the ground floor double bedroom | Shower room wc, newly fitted for
disabled use, with a walk in shower, wc, & basin.
First floor – The staircase splits leading to the family bathroom & bedroom hallway | Two double bedrooms, overlooking the gardens, with space for freestanding bedroom furniture | Single
bedroom three fitted with a range of built in bespoke wardrobes to one wall with hanging rails, shelving
and an additional walk in wardrobe with hanging and lighting | Family bathroom with bath, wc, basin and large airing cupboard.
Externally – The beautiful garden has been landscaped with a lovely nature garden and wild meadow, as
well as mature trees and hedges to the boundary. Within the garden, features include; a greenhouse, timber shed, large pond which is an established home to newts, and a new gravel pathway to
the rear, leading to an additional seating area with raised vegetable beds. Within the garden,
there are two additional raised vegetable beds, lovely mature trees and an orchard with a range
of apple and plum trees.
The house has a newly created driveway and approach with substantial double timber gates, opening to a large and wide gravelled driveway, with parking for a number of cars.
The integral garage remains in place, with an up and over door, however, access to this has been
at present, closed off with a timber fence and pedestrian gateway only – this could be opened
up again, with a right of access granted.
The house is ideally placed for easy access into Alnwick with its excellent range of shops, supermarkets, cafes, bar/restaurants, as well Alnwick Castle & Gardens and beautiful rural and river walks. There is a bus stop outside the gates, with regular services to Alnmouth for its main line Railway station, Morpeth and Newcastle upon Tyne.
Services: Mains Electric, Gas, Water & Drainage | Gas Central Heating | Tenure: Freehold | Council Tax: Band F | EPC: CRead More