Just down the road from Apedale Country Park and Silverdale Country Park, not overlooked to the front, this unique detached house presents an outstanding opportunity to purchase a home brimming with character features and offering flexible and spacious accommodation. This property has the added advantage of a detached outbuilding which has potential to be utilised in many ways (this was formally a blacksmiths forge). This could be an ideal opportunity for someone who wishes to set up a business from home obviously subject to the necessary consent, whilst having all the benefits of country cottage living. The property has undergone a scheme of recent improvements and is presented in excellent order. High Street is only for sale due to the owners leaving the area, viewers couldn't fail to be impressed with the generous and characterful nature of the property throughout. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the value for money on offer!
Lounge 23' 0" x 20' 1" reducing to 11'8" (7.01m x 6.12m) Entrance door and window to front, fireplace, door to;
separate sitting room 12' 0" x 11' 2" (3.66m x 3.4m) Double glazed windows to front and side, period slate fireplace with cast iron surround housing a fuel burning stove, doorway to staircase off to first floor and doorway to;
kitchen/breakfast room 22' 2" x 16' 0" reducing to 15'10" (6.76m x 4.88m) Dining area with French windows overlooking rear garden, tiled flooring, kitchen area with good range of base and wall cupboards, double glazed window, range cooker, grill and warming plate, door to inner hall with wall mounted Worcester combination boiler.
Bathroom 7' 3" x 8' 10" (2.21m x 2.69m) Double glazed window, slate tiled floor, unusual suite comprising slipper bath, large wash hand basin, close coupled W.C.
First floor landing Doors off to first floor rooms, inner hall leading to bathroom.
Bedroom one 23' 0" x 20' 2" reducing to 11'3" (7.01m x 6.15m) Two double glazed windows to front, door to useful walk-in store. This room was two bedrooms and could easily be divided up again if required.
Bedroom two 14' 4" x 10' 0" reducing to 12'7" (4.37m x 3.05m) Original sash window.
Shower room 6' 6" x 4' 7" (1.98m x 1.4m) Window and suite comprising shower cubicle with shower screens and body jet shower, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled duel flush W.C.
Externally The property is situated on the corner of Audley Street and High Street. To the side is a courtyard and pathway leading to the rear garden, whilst approached off Audley Street by the wrought iron gate there is a block paved vehicle parking area with attractive landscaping. Semi-circular feature giving a feature BBQ sitting out area and incorporating part of the original blacksmiths foundry. There is a shrubbery border giving a good degree of privacy, a further raised lawn area and pathway to the rear. The garden faces south.
Detached outbuilding 23' 3" x 12' 9" (7.09m x 3.89m) Former blacksmiths forge. Feature original arched windows to the front side and rear, entrance door to side. This building has fantastic potential to be used in a variety of ways (subject to any necessary consent), a place to work from home, a studio, workshop or converted garage.
Directions From N ewcastle take the A34 north to the Knutton Lane roundabouts, turn left into Knutton Lane continuing past the fire station and the collage, through Knutton Village and out towards the country park, just after the sharp left hand bend, the property will be found on the left.
This property was personally inspected by Paul Bagnall
Details were produced on 04/07/2019