As you open the front door you enter the hallway which immediately draws you into the Orangery. Stunning views overlooking the gardens through original full height sliding sash windows, really give this property an air of distinction. The Orangery comes complete with stunning hardwood parquet flooring. The original skirting and cornices have been kept and revived back to their former glory.
Hardwood parquet flooring continues into the magnificent kitchen/family area. The kitchen plays host to handmade and hand painted units, granite work surfaces, Range Cooker, top of the range Integrated appliances which include an American Fridge Freezer, Coffee Machine, Microwave, Dishwasher & Wine Fridge. The open plan bespoke kitchen features a stunning central island unit beyond which is the living/dining area. A separate Utility Room also fitted with the same standard of units and worktop as the main kitchen and two large double bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities complete the ground floor.
From the hall way a feature oak and glass staircase leads you down to the lower ground floor which can be used as a large gym, cinema room and home office. Taking the staircase to the upper floor, the magnificent master bedroom truly is something which has to be seen to be appreciated. The plaster barrel vaulted ceiling with original features offers a truly outstanding and unique space. The Master bedroom suite comes complete with dressing area and ensuite with freestanding bath, natural stone tiles, granite surface and large shower. Two large double bedrooms, one with dressing room and a family bathroom complete this floor.
To the rear of the property is a generous lawned garden surrounded by beautiful trees offering a stunning tranquil view from the kitchen and the Orangery itself. The front has a large block paved drive with parking for four cars and a double detached oak framed garage.
Surrounded by mature woodlands and the landscaped lawns of the original Hall, the development offers residents the perfect location to enjoy the rural lifestyle. Located off the B1337 road, just a few minutes away from the beautiful Northumberland coastline and the new Morpeth Bypass, Longhirst is close enough to links to the new road to allow easy commuting to Tyneside and beyond, whilst being far enough away to retain its truly rural setting.
The original Hall dates back to 1828 when the Lawson family commissioned John Dobson to build their country residence, the same architect who designed Newcastle’s famous Grey Street and some of the region’s most elegant buildings – and has been described as his finest classical design.