With red-brick elevations and appealing symmetry to its frontage, Number 7 De Merley Road showcases bay windows with stone castellated tops and an impressive entrance portal affording a sense of grandeur. On entering, the light-filled reception hall affords the first glimpses of the elegant accommodation to be found within the home, where character features include high-ceilings, intricate cornicing, picture and dado rails, parquet flooring and period fireplaces. Two front aspect reception rooms on either side of the hallway offer a drawing room and a family room, which might serve as a formal dining room if required, with both being flooded with natural light courtesy of the lofty bay windows and the south-easterly outlook. To the rear of the home, an impressive kitchen/breakfast room with stone flag flooring provides the heart of the home with ample space for relaxed seating and dining. Fitted with contemporary cabinetry, topped with stone work surfaces, the kitchen features an Aga stove with bespoke wood-crafted surround, a double Belfast sink, integrated appliances and an island unit.
An imposing staircase with curved railing rises to the first floor accommodation with a splendid decorative, stained glass window on the half-landing. Two of the bedrooms feature alcoves to the bay windows, with the principal room also benefitting from a luxurious en suite shower room and dressing room. There are two further bedrooms, one with en suite facilities, and a family bathroom on this upper level. Supplemental accommodation is provided in a detached outbuilding offering flexible-use options.
Historic Morpeth offers a good selection of shops, restaurants & bars, along with a bustling market square and scenic walks can be enjoyed along the banks of the River Wansbeck which flows through the town. The mainline station provides a convenient commute, whether travelling locally or nationally with direct links to cities which include London, Edinburgh and Leeds and for those wishing to travel further afield, Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach. The A1 is less than two miles distant providing access northwards to Alnwick and Berwick and to Newcastle in a southerly direction, with the A197, Northern Bypass, offering an easy route to the stunning Northumberland coastline. Outstanding rated schooling in Morpeth includes Abbeyfield First School and The King Edward VI Academy.
The property is situated on an incline, with the side of the building to the street, along with a low brick wall, topped with railing, which provides pedestrian and vehicular access points to the front and rear of the home, along with a driveway. A paved terrace adjoins the front of the property, with opportunities for outdoor seating in an elevated setting and a length of stone steps with planting either side, lead down to the lower garden with grassed area interspersed with specimen trees. To the rear of the home, there is a split-level, walled, courtyard-style garden providing an area for play and a raised paved terrace for outdoor seating. There is direct access from the utility room, which adjoins the kitchen, to this courtyard area along with a route across to the outbuilding and adjoining the side of the property is a glass-roofed conservatory.