- Impressive detached family home
- Stunning and private garden site of approx 0.38 acres
- Attractive architectural features
- Only minutes walk from Morpeth Town Centre
Oaklea is an impressive and handsome detached family home, located in a much sought after and central area of Morpeth. The superb family home , built in 1905 and believed to be originally owned by Francis Thorp, occupies a stunning and private garden site of approx 0.38 acres, with lawned gardens, stone terrace seating areas and a mature orchard. The five bedroom house has attractive architectural features and has retained many original features internally including; period marble and cast iron fireplaces, decorative cornicing and high ceilings, panelled doors, lovely stained and leaded glass and an imposing staircase and galleried landing. Oaklea has been improved and extended by the current owners, in the last 25 years, with the addition of a magnificent hardwood conservatory off the sitting room, and the reconfiguration of the ground floor accommodation to create a superb open plan family kitchen/breakfast room with doors leading to the rear garden.
Pillared portico with external seating | Vestibule with original tiled floor | Reception hallway with magnificent staircase to a galleried landing | Sitting room with cast iron wood burner and beautiful square bay window – doors lead to the conservatory | Fabulous timber conservatory with underfloor heating and fitted blinds to the glass roof | Generous dining room with fireplace and lovely square bay window | Contemporary ground floor shower room/wc | Fabulous kitchen/breakfast room with an extensive range of cabinets and a large central island – there are integrated appliances including a full fridge and freezer, ovens and gas hob, and Grohe hot water tap. The kitchen has bi-fold doors opening to the garden and terrace | First floor galleried landing | Two large double bedrooms to the front of the house, with marble and cast iron fireplaces | Guest double bedroom with cast iron fireplace | Family bathroom/wc with cast iron roll top bath and double shower cubicle | Shower room/wc | Rear secondary staircase leading to a further two bedrooms, one a double bedroom and the other a study | Substantial roof void with potential for further accommodation ( subject to normal planning consents )
Externally, the house is surrounded by a beautiful, part walled garden that is predominantly lawned with an orchard, stone Koi Carp pond, as well as paved seating areas – the high mature hedging and planting provide excellent privacy. The property is approached via a pillared and gated entrance leading to a generous courtyard and parking area for up to ten cars and a detached double garage with two electric doors.
Oaklea is only minutes walk from Morpeth town centre, with its wide variety of shops, cafes and pubs/restaurants, as well as excellent schooling for all ages. The main line railway station in Morpeth has direct links to Newcastle, Edinburgh Waverley and London Kings Cross, with Newcastle International Airport within easy reach, for international travel.
Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage | Tenure: Freehold | Council Tax Band: G | EPC Rating: E
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