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8 bed detached property for sale! Unique dream home for sale!

Character property for sale in Northumberland. 


A large family home for sale with history! Grade II listed Georgian

Vicarage with medieval defensive pele tower circa 1367 

Price - on application 

A period property near Alnwick, Northumberland for sale

For full description see "accommodation"
For photos - internal and external see "property photos"
For the history of this intriguing property see "history"
A rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent unique property, an historic
Grade II listed country house in a rural village setting in Northumberland.
A truly heavenly dream home. The present owners have resided in the property for 30 years
and are reluctantly selling to downsize.  A new caring owner with a family is sought,
who can enjoy this impressive atmospheric home with its stunning
private walled garden. This unique property consists of a 14th Century medieval Pele tower
with former vicarage and self contained holiday cottage. A rural property for sale with
all the convenience of nearby town of Alnwick, beaches, tourist attractions and easy
access to the A1, for road links to the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, the airport and nearby railway
station for Edinburgh, Kings Cross etc.
An unusual detached property for sale in Northumberland. It has lots of history and character.  A dream home for entertaining.
A period home for sale with lots of original period features, but with all the comfort of modern living. A rare opportunity
to buy a unique property in Northumberland. Listed in many history books of the castles in Northumberland.
Walled garden, lawns, perennial borders, greenhouse, artist's studio, pond, 2 fruit cages, fruit trees,
raised bed vegetable plot.
8 bedrooms (2 in the holiday let)
Potential to convert two large loft spaces into two further bedrooms which
are already accessed by stairs to the third floor.  
Pele House consists of a 14th century medieval defensive pele tower (c. 1367) with two wings
attached. Georgian to the front, and to the rear, a Victorian restoration of a tythe barn. Attached
to the Georgian vicarage, above what was a coach house and stable, is currently a successful
self catering holiday cottage. The three storey tower incorporates medieval masonry and parapet
with spiral stone stairs leading out to the crenelated roof top.
The main house consists of six bedrooms (one ensuite), family bathroom, a spacious large formal lounge,
elegant family sitting room, large reception hall with log burning stove, barrel vaulted dining room (base of the tower),
conservatory, Kitchen/dining, utility room and cloakroom. 
The holiday let cottage has two bedrooms - double and twin, bathroom and a large beamed open
plan lounge, dining, kitchen. 
The cottage is inter connected with the main house via the utility room. It has its own entrance,
which can be used as access to the main house.  The accommodation can be incorporated back
into the main house, and could be used by family, extended family, business/office or as service quarters.
Full description listed under "accommodation".
Situated in a quiet rural village setting only 10 minutes from the fabulous Northumberland coast with castles galore!
10 minutes from the famous town of Alnwick, with its castle of Harry Potter fame and the Alnwick Garden.
1 minute from a private membership gym and swimming pool with spa and beauty facilities.
The ancient village of Shilbottle has a General Store, Post Office, Pharmacy, Pub, Takeaway and Indian Restaurant. 
Train - 10 minutes from the main line station of Alnmouth which has 8 trains a day to King's Cross, London
and takes only 3 hours!!! Newcastle, Edinburgh and York are even more handy.
Road - 5 minutes from the A1, so that travel time to Newcastle upon Tyne is 40 minutes by car.
Newcastle airport is 35 minutes by car. 












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