A unique restoration opportunity to acquire an elegant Grade II listed residence along with a detached cottage located in the desirable and sought after coastal village of Bamburgh and moments away from the glorious coastline which has been designated as an Area of Natural Beauty.
The larger property does require full restoration however offers spacious and versatile accommodation and has retained many original and characterful features. Standing within large grounds with formal lawns with a former tennis court and brook, the property further benefits from three paddocks - one with stables.
Briefly comprising to the ground floor, main entrance hallway with staircase to the upper floors, living room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, further kitchen/ utility room, pantry and rear porch. To the first floor the landing gives access to the two wings comprising: Four bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. To the second floor there are two further spacious bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside, the property is accessed from a sweeping driving which diverges to the front and rear. There is a terraced hardstanding to the front and steps leading down to the formal gardens.
The driveway to the rear gives access to the detached cottage which comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room, dining kitchen and bedroom with en-suite. To the first floor there are two further bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside the cottage enjoys the surroundings of the main residence. A viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the extent and the potential of this property which could be purchased for a main residence with equestrian interests.
Period entrance with stone steps leading to the entrance door with borrowed light window above, balustrade and spindle staircase to the upper floors, dado rail and radiator.
Living room - 19' 1" (5.82m) max into window recess x 17' 0” (5.18m) max into window recess
Windows to front and side with window shutters, fitted fireplace, shelving to alcove, two radiators, coving to ceiling, ceiling rose plus picture and dado rail.
Sitting room - 17' 1" (5.21m) max x 17' 0” (5.18m) max into window recess
Windows to front and side with window shutters, fitted fireplace, cupboard and shelving to alcove, two radiators, four wall light points, coving and ceiling rose plus picture and dado rail.
Two windows into enclosed courtyard, door to cellar, storage cupboard, radiator and dado rail.
Dining room - 17' 11" (5.46m) max x 12' 3"(3.73m) max
Two windows to side with window shutters, fireplace with open fire, radiator, beamed ceiling, picture and dado rail, storage cupboard with serving hatch to kitchen and alcove recess to side of chimney breast.
Kitchen - 18' 0” (5.49m) max x 12’ 3” (3.73m) max plus door recess
Fitted base, wall and drawer units with working surfaces and a one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, fitted aga in chimney recess, four wall light points, beamed ceiling, storage cupboard with serving hatch to dining room, further storage cupboard, servant bells, arched recess to wall with water tap and window to side with window shutter.
Pantry (irregular shape)
Window to rear and shelving.
Second kitchen/utility room - 14’ 9” (4.50m) max x 14' 4" (4.37m) max
Fitted base and drawer units with single sink unit and mixer tap, plumbing for washer, space for dryer, radiator, central heating boiler, door to enclosed courtyard and window to rear.
Window to side, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC, storage cupboards and shelving.
Wine storage/laundry room - 12' 1" (3.68m) max x 8' 3" (2.52m) max
Window to rear, shelving and flagged stone floor.
Cloakroom - 12’ 0” (3.66m) max x 5’ 2” (1.57m) max
Cupboard and radiator.
Window to side, wash hand basin on stand, low level WC and radiator.
Door to side, windows to side and rear plus light.
Sash window to rear into courtyard, stairs to both wings and to second floor plus cupboard.
Window to side, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC and radiator.
Sash window to side with shutters, cupboard, radiator and loft access.
Bedroom one - 15’ 11” (4.85m) max x 14’ 6” (4.42m) max
Sash window to side with shutters, fireplace, radiator and coving.
Bedroom two - 16’ 6” (5.03m) max x 12’ 5” (3.78m) max
Sash window to side with shutters, fireplace, built-in wardrobe cupboard and radiator.
Cupboard housing hot water tank and radiator.
Bedroom three - 14’ 10” into door recess max x 10’ 5” (3.18m) max
Sash window to side with shutters, radiator and coving.
Sash window to side with shutters, freestanding claw footed roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, fireplace and coving.
Window to side, shower cubicle with fitted shower, pedestal wash and basin, low level WC and radiator.
Galleried landing with balustrade and spindle staircase.
Bedroom four - 17’ 2” (5.23m) max into window recess x 17’ 0” (5.18m) max into window recess
Sash windows to front and side with shutters, fireplace, dado rail, ceiling rose and radiator.
Bedroom five - 17’ 0” (5.18m) max into window recess x 16’ 1” (4.90m) max
Sash window to front, fireplace, dado rail, ceiling rose and radiator.
Bathroom - 13’ 4” (4.06m) max into window recess x 11’ 0” (3.35m) max plus window recess
Sash window to front, freestanding claw footed roll top bath, quadrant shower cubicle with electric shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, bidet, electric towel radiator, radiator, ceiling rose and coving.
At the time of inspection, the cellars were not accessible but it is understood that there is generous cellar space to the lower ground floor.
The property stands within substantial grounds and a sweeping driving accesses the main residence and then forks to the rear of the property and to the detached cottage. As the driveway sweeps to the front there is a hardstanding area for parking and stone terracing with steps leading down to a formal lawn area and beyond the garden steps lead down to a further outdoor area which was once the tennis courts. To the rear of the tennis courts there is a brook. There are three paddocks - one with stabling.
Entrance door, under stairs storage cupboard and radiator.
Corner wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC and radiator.
Living room - 16’ 9” (5.11m) max plus french door recess x 15’ 8”(4.78m) max narrowing to 14’ 9” (4.50M) max
Windows to front and to rear, French doors to side, fireplace and two radiators.
Breakfast kitchen - 17’ 11” (5.46m) max into door recess x 10’ 10” (3.30m) max
Fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units with single bowl sink unit with mixer tap, space for electric cooker with extractor over, plumbing for dishwasher, central heating boiler, radiator plus windows to rear and side
bedroom one - 18’ 3” (5.56m) max into door recess x 11’ 3” (3.43m) max
Windows to side, radiator and loft access.
Shower cubicle with fitted shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and fan.
Skylight to rear and loft access.
Bedroom one - 15’ 6” (4.72m) max narrowing to 10’ 3” (3.12m) x 11’ 1” (3.38m) max
Skylights to side and rear plus radiator.
Bedroom two - 15’ 10” (4.83m) max x 15’ 8” (4.78m) max
Skylights to side and rear, window to front, storage cupboard, four wall light points and ceiling beams.
Window to front, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator and fan.
There is parking to the front and the cottage shares the grounds of the main residence.
Subject to a restriction which prevents any further buildings being erected on it and permits it only to be used as a dwelling for a single family with a garden (pink on plan). However the land to the East, South and West (yellow on plan) of the property benefits from the right to develop subject to the usual investigations and planning permission/consents being agreed.
The Friars - Energy Performance Certificate - Not Required
Friars Cottage - Energy Performance Certificate - G