Detached House for sale with 6 bedrooms, The Old Vicarage, Longhorsley

The Old Vicarage, Longhorsley, Morpeth, NE65

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  • Beautiful Grade II listed family home
  • Stunning private gardens
  • Spacious accommodation over three floors
  • Four stunning reception rooms
  • Six bedrooms & three bathrooms
  • Pretty village location
  • Versatile annexe for additional accommodation
  • Sympathetically renovated


The Old Vicarage is a magnificent Grade II listed, Georgian stone-built detached property situated in the pretty village of Longhorsley, approximately 7 miles from the lovely town of Morpeth. This stunning six-bedroom, family home sits comfortably within its own beautiful private gardens of approximately 0.5 acres, just off the village green.

From the sweeping driveway, this very well-appointed home has excellent proportions and is set over three floors. Having been sympathetically renovated over the years, this stunning home retains beautiful period features including original fireplaces, high ceilings, sash windows with working shutters, and the most stunning curved feature walls and doors. As well as having extensive accommodation in the main house, this gorgeous property has the benefit of an attached annexe, complete with separate entrance. Currently used as a studio and games room, this could be adapted for many purposes. There is also a detached stone-built garage.

This is a rare opportunity to acquire such a beautiful home in a village location. This stunning property must be viewed to be fully appreciated. There is no upper chain.


The extensive, well-proportioned accommodation includes on the Ground Floor:
A welcoming vestibule and spacious reception hallway, with oak flooring, beautiful feature curved walls and doors and magnificent central balustrade staircase leading to the first floor, with arched window. | French glazed double doors leading to the sun porch which is a beautiful south facing room overlooking the garden; to be enjoyed all year round with its sunny aspect. | The magnificent formal drawing room has oak flooring, a beautiful marble and cast-iron fireplace and views over the lovely gardens. A secret, concealed door leads through to a stunning garden room. | The garden room is a haven of peace and tranquillity with a large picture window overlooking what is thought to be the ruins of the old chapel. It has an atrium style roof and attractive exposed stonework and oak flooring. | The dining room is perfect for entertaining family and friends, with stunning marble fireplace with cast-iron insert and views over the wonderful rear gardens. | The turret room is a cosy and delightful room to curl up with a good book and have some peace and quiet. This leads to a WC and steps to the cellar/store. | The delightful informal sitting room is situated next to the kitchen and has a fabulous stone fireplace with woodburning stove, double aspect windows to the front and also the rear gardens. A lovely family room, with a secret cupboard. | The kitchen/breakfast room has an Aga, a range of hand-painted Newcastle Furniture Company fitted cupboards, with a combination of granite and wooden worktops, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer. There are lovely views to front with a window seat and also the rear gardens. | Leading from the kitchen we move into a useful utility room/boot room, with doors to front of the house and the rear patio area. With a Belfast style sink, boiler and ample space for washing machine. | Gardener’s WC. | Through to the larder and a door to office/studio which is a lovely bright area for working in.

Annexe: Very large room currently used as a games room, with staircase leading to large loft area. Having its own separate entrance, this could be adapted for many uses including extra accommodation (subject to planning).

Returning to the main reception hallway in the house: the magnificent balustrade staircase leads to the first floor, with stunning arched window on the half-landing.

First Floor:
A stunning balustrade staircase leads to the galleried landing, with built-in bookshelves, and cabinets to one wall. | The principal bedroom is a truly delightful room, with double aspect windows looking over the gardens to the front and rear. | Connecting door to bedroom 2/dressing room with views over the garden and door to landing. | Delightful family bathroom. | Large guest bedroom with views over the garden, with built-in wardrobes and internal en-suite bathroom.

Second Floor:
Landing with two small Heritage windows.
There are three further double bedrooms on this floor, each with pretty windows looking out onto the gardens. | Large bathroom, with bath and separate shower.

The Old Vicarage is approached through a pillared gated entrance leading to a large block-paved driveway which has parking for several cars. There is just over 0.5 acre of gardens and grounds. There is a stone built detached garage with double wooden doors and eaves storage. There is also a separate entrance to the east of property with tall wooden gates. To the front of the property an attractive circular flower border is the centrepiece, with lawned area and established shrubs and trees to the boundary. An orchard of varied fruit trees has been planted, including cherries, apricots, apples, quince, mulberry, plums and damsons also providing a beautiful show of blossom in the spring.
At the rear of the house, which is laid to lawn, there are attractive stone and gravel terraces, and the more formal planting of a pretty knot garden. These areas are ideal for entertaining family and friends during the warmer months. The side garden includes a pond and the ruins of an old chapel which is a delightful place to relax, next to the summer house. Privacy is assured by the mature hedges and trees along the boundary to the property.

The village of Longhorsley is situated in a pretty conservation area. The village has the benefit of a lovely pub, village shop and primary school, with nursery. It has a vibrant, active community, centred around activities in the Village Hall. The thriving town of Morpeth is approximately 7 miles away, with a large range of shopping facilities, supermarkets, excellent schools, leisure facilities, restaurants, bars and cafes. There are various golf courses nearby, including Burgham, Morpeth and Longhirst. The magnificent Northumberland coastline, with its stunning sandy beaches, historic castles and quaint coastal villages is only a short distance away.

Longhorsley, on the A697, is very well connected, having quick road access to the main A1, with Berwick upon Tweed and Edinburgh to the north and Morpeth and Newcastle upon Tyne to the south. There is also good access to the East Coast main rail line at Morpeth and Alnmouth, with direct services to Edinburgh Waverley, Newcastle Central and London Kings Cross stations. Newcastle Airport is approximately 22 miles.

Services: Mains water supply | Mains drainage | Mains electricity | Oil Central Heating. These services have not been tested and no warranty is given by the agents

Local Authority: Northumberland Country Council Tax Band G

Tenure: Freehold | Please check with the agent for further details.

Energy Performance Rating: Not required as Grade II listed.

Viewing Arrangements: Via the vendor’s agent:
Sarah Tuer - Fine & Country Northumberland

Please Quote Ref: STA

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