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The Cottage, Eshott, Northumberland

A handsome substantial period property surrounded by generous gardens and grounds

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Hall | Dining Room | Sitting Room | Drawing Room | Library | Dining Kitchen | Cloakroom | Utility | Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room and En-suite Bathroom | Guest Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room | Three Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Garage | Gardens | Parking | Tennis Court

The Property

The Cottage is a substantial property, with original parts dating back to the 18th Century, with further additions in more recent years. The property is a substantial home with a wealth of charm and character, enhanced by the paneled doors, high ceilings and attractive gardens.

The part glazed front door leads into an inner vestibule, with understairs cupboard, which in turn leads through to the main entrance hall, giving access to the ground floor accommodation. The dining room, with dual aspect, is of a good size and offers an open fire. The formal drawing room overlooks the gardens from the attractive bay window, has a door to the patio and open fire. Off the drawing room is a cosy library, offering a peaceful reading space. The sitting room, again overlooking the garden, offers an open fire with alcoves either side, one with fitted shelves.

The dining kitchen is a naturally bright and spacious room, enhanced by the ceiling lantern. There is a limestone floor, range of units and 4 door AGA. The limestone flooring continues through to the utility room with a further range of units, Belfast sink, and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble drier. There is an external door, used as the primary entrance by the current owners, which leads out to the graveled parking area. A downstairs cloakroom completes the downstairs accommodation.

From the entrance hall, stairs lead to the first floor, with attractive window at half landing level. The main landing provides access to all of the bedroom accommodation. The master bedroom suite comprises dressing area with fitted wardrobes and airing cupboard, leading through to the bedroom with views over the garden. The en-suite is fitted with a white suite comprising bath, shower, wash-hand basin, WC and shower. The guest bedroom, benefits from an en-suite shower room and has a feature fireplace. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom which is fitted with a bath and shower, wash-hand basin and WC.


An extensive graveled drive leads to the property and provides ample parking. A garage sits in the corner of the plot and can be accessed from the road.

The garden, which sits predominantly to two sides of the property, is mainly laid to lawn and has variety of young fruit trees, including cherry, plum and apple along with various mature trees and herbaceous flower beds. A well-established woodland area sits in the corner of the plot with an adjacent tennis court. The garden has a robotic lawn mower installed.

The extensive gardens amount to 1.65 acres in total.

Local Information

The Cottage, Eshott is situated just south of the village of Felton which offers a good range of day-to-day amenities with a village shop and post office, coffee shop with artisan bakery, country pub with restaurant, art gallery, an active village hall and doctors surgery. The beautiful surrounding countryside is ideal for the outdoor enthusiast and offers excellent walks, fishing on the River Coquet together with a number of golf courses including Burgham Park Golf and Leisure Club. In addition, the country house hotel, Linden Hall, offers spa membership with swimming pool, gym and regular exercise classes. The market towns of Morpeth and Alnwick provide a wider range of local retail, professional, health and leisure facilities. Newcastle is also within easy reach and provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there is a First School in Felton together with a selection of other primary schools in the surrounding villages of Longhorsley, Tritlington and Swarland, while secondary schooling is offered in Alnwick or Morpeth with transport provided by the County Council. In addition Longridge Towers just outside Berwick-upon-Tweed provides independent day and boarding from 3-18 years, Mowden Hall Preparatory School near Corbridge provides private education from nursery to 13 years and there is a choice of private day schools in Newcastle and Morpeth.

For the commuter, the A1 provides excellent access to Newcastle in the south and north to Scotland. There are rail stations at Morpeth and Alnmouth which provide regular main line east coast services. Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.

Approximate mileages

Felton 4.9 miles | Morpeth 9.7 miles | Alnwick 13.1 miles | Newcastle International Airport 23.7 miles | Newcastle City Centre 29.6 miles

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