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Ancroft, Berwick-Upon-Tweed
Offers Over £450,000

Under Offer
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  • Former School Erected 1858
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms (1 En-suite)
  • Large Timber Cabin currently used as a Home Office
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Partial Double Glazing
  • Gardens & Outbuilding
  • Four Stoves

The Old Schoolhouse is a beautifully presented three bedroom detached house which was a former school dating back to 1858. This ideal family home has been extended by the current owners, providing flexible living accommodation set over two floors with central heating throughout, partial double glazing and four stoves. The property occupies a generous plot with driveway, patio, and an extensive garden to the rear with delightful open views of the surrounding countryside. In addition there are stone-built outhouses and a detached timber cabin with power, lighting and WC that is currently used as a home office. The outhouses have consent for conversion to an annexe (details available on Northumberland County Council website Ref 20/03137/FUL ) The village of Ancroft lies approx 5 miles south west of Berwick upon Tweed and provides excellent access to the A1,to both Newcastle ( approx. 60 miles) and Edinburgh (approx. 70 miles). Berwick upon Tweed East Coast mainline train station can be reached in 10 minutes by car, giving access to both Newcastle and Edinburgh in 45 minutes and London under 4 hours.

Front door into entrance vestibule
Ceiling lighting. Sash and case window to the front. Fitted carpet. Door into public room 1.

Reception Room 1 Lounge-Dining room
19' 6'' x 16' 2'' (5.94m x 4.92m)
Delightful large bright public room with large sash and case windows to two aspects with fitted working shutters. Ceiling lighting. Inglenook fireplace housing multifuel stove. Fitted carpet. Television point. Door to kitchen. Door to inner hallway.

11' 9'' x 10' 1'' (3.58m x 3.08m)
Rustic breakfasting kitchen with range of farmhouse style base units with timber worktops. Freestanding Range Master cooker with double oven and ceramic hob with Range Master chimney hood. Twin basin stainless steel sink. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. Double glazed sash and case windows to the front and side. Stone floor tiles. Storage cupboard that houses central heating boiler. Radiator. Door to side entrance vestibule with external door giving access to the garden.

Inner Hallway
Spacious inner hallway with spiral staircase leading up to bedrooms two and three. Double glazed French doors to the rear garden. Ceiling lighting. Two radiators. Timber flooring. Large inglenook fireplace housing multi fuel stove. Glazed door to reception 2.

Reception Room 2 Lounge
18' 4'' x 13' 1'' (5.60m x 4.00m)
Another beautiful room that benefits from lots of natural light via large sash and case windows to two aspects. Ceiling lighting. Modern stove set within corner of the room. Radiator. Original timber flooring. Glazed door to conservatory.

18' 1'' x 10' 2'' (5.50m x 3.10m)
A delightful addition to the property with windows to the front, side, and rear. French doors that lead to the patio. Small multifuel stove. Radiator. Tiled floor. Two wall lights.

Bedroom 1
8' 10'' x 11' 10'' (2.70m x 3.60m)
Double bedroom with double glazed sash and case windows to the side with fitted working shutters. Built in double wardrobe. Ceiling lighting. Radiator. Original timber flooring.

Spacious family bathroom with white suite comprising of free-standing bath with chrome mixer tap and shower head. Wash hand basin, bidet, WC and separate shower enclosure with electric shower. Ceiling lighting. Double glazed sash and case windows to the side with fitted working shutters. Radiator. Laminate flooring.

Upper Landing
Spiral staircase to upper landing that gives access to bedrooms two and three. Ceiling lighting. Velux window to the rear. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2
10' 1'' x 13' 9'' (3.07m x 4.19m)
Double bedroom with Juliet windows to the rear. Ceiling lighting. Electric radiator. Fitted carpet. Sliding door giving access to En-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room
Ceiling lighting. Xpelair. Double glazed window to the side. Large walk-in shower enclosure. Twin wash hand basin, WC, electric towel radiator. Ceramic tiled floor.

Bedroom 3
13' 6'' x 13' 9'' (4.12m x 4.19m) At Widest Point
Double bedroom with sash and case window to the side and Juliet windows to the rear. Ceiling lighting. Electric radiator. Fitted carpet.

External Details
Externally the property offers ample driveway space as well as an extensive, well maintained garden to the rear which is mainly laid to lawn with established trees and shrubs. There is a detached outhouse comprising a coal house, wood store and separate workshop/store (this stone building has consent for conversion into an annexe. Full details available on Northumberland County Council ref 20/03137/FUL). To the rear of the property is a wooden greenhouse and large timber cabin with power, lighting and WC (currently used as a home office). The garden provides delightful external space with pleasant views of the surrounding countryside and St Annes Parish Church which dates to the early Norman period.

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Berwick-Upon-Tweed TD15 2TE
County: Northumberland
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00001167
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