The Woodlands is a 6 bedroom, modern country family home in a tranquil private setting within the prestigious Whalton Park Country Estate which is located just over a mile from Bolam Lake. This superb detached house is one of the finest sites within Whalton Park’s 30 acres of mature grounds, with its principal aspect and view to the rear, which is west facing, and provides stunning sunsets in the summer months. Whalton Park has good accessibility to local villages with a 10 minute drive to Ponteland, the market town of Morpeth and Newcastle International Airport. Ponteland and Morpeth both offer good schooling, leisure and shopping facilities as well as local connections to Newcastle City Centre.
This delightful property, built to the highest of standards in 2002, boasts over 5000 sq ft of accommodation and has been designed to create a bespoke luxury country home giving the perfect country and town balance. Set in mature private gardens and grounds including woodland, patio areas and a private courtyard, The Woodlands is approached via a private road leading from Whalton Park through pillared iron electric gates leading to an impressive large walled drive and a triple garage; one of the garages has been converted into a gym/office space with underfloor heating. Also accessed through a quaint wrought iron gate is a charming courtyard area with access into the property via a door to the utility room. Surrounding the property are pathways that lead to the rear of the garden where you can enjoy the stunning views over the countryside and beyond. The grounds extend to 1.3 acres including a mature woodland with two large storage sheds and a children’s play area.
The accommodation comprises:
The property is entered via a welcoming newly constructed porchway with an oak double front door which leads into a large, impressive reception hallway featuring wall panelling, pillars and a magnificent oak split staircase. This light and spacious versatile space, currently used as a dining hall, sits centrally within the house and provides flowing access through to the principal rooms thus creating a fantastic entertaining space. The glass panelled double doors offer views out to the patio area and the garden, drawing your eyes to the beautiful countryside. The doors lead to the garden room and access to the rear of the property which is great for al-fresco dining. The garden room has been recently renovated with underfloor heating, a dining area and a sitting area from which to admire the full views of the garden.
The drawing room is elegantly presented, featuring panelled walls, walnut flooring and a large Inglenook marble fireplace with multi fuel burning stove.
The kitchen is a real focal point fitted with `Mowlem & Co’ cabinets, recently hand painted, a granite worktop, a black 4 door Aga, large larder cupboard and a double built-in oven. The centrally curved breakfasting island, adjoining a circular wooden breakfast table, and the bespoke hand blown chandeliers are truly impressive. Access to the utility room via the kitchen leads out onto the courtyard. From the kitchen, through a pillared archway, is an area currently used as a morning room, which then leads onto the garden room via double doors. The kitchen also leads onto a family room with an Inglenook set in brick with a multi-stove. From the hallway there is a study, a cloakroom and a WC. There is fibre optic broadband to the property giving easy flexibility and accessibility to working from home.
To the first floor, the spacious galleried landing provides access to all of the upstairs rooms. The master bedroom has an en-suite, a dressing room, as well as a private balcony from which you can enjoy views over the woodland, garden and the countryside. There are 4 further double bedrooms, one of which has fitted wardrobes and a private balcony, all bedrooms have en-suite facilities which have been newly fitted. The family bathroom is designed to work as an ensuite to bedroom 5/guest bedroom or as a family bathroom. The 6th bedroom is currently being used as a games and media room and is fitted with media units designed by Neville Johnson.
Well presented throughout, with double glazed windows and oil central heating, this superb, detached family home demands an early inspection.
Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Family Room, Dining Room/Morning Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Utility, Garden Room, Study, Cloaks, WC, Master Suite, 1 further Double Bedroom with En Suite, 2 further Double Bedrooms with a Jack and Jill En Suite, 1 further Double Bedroom with En Suite/Family Bathroom, 1 further Double Bedroom/Games Media Room, Gym/Office, Double Garage, Paved Courtyard, Patio, Mature Gardens and Woodland
Services: Mains electricity and water | Oil central heating | Private drainage | Tenure: Freehold | Council Tax Band: H | EPC Rating: D