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The Beacon | Rectory Lane | Whickham | Newcastle Upon Tyne

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The Beacon, Rectory Lane

On approaching The Beacon you are immediately struck by the charm and

character this stunning residence exudes, set in beautiful grounds. When the

current owner discovered The Beacon he was immediately wowed by the house.

The outside of the property is so impressive,

from the extensive sweeping driveway to the

stone frontage and it offers the perfect balance

of space both indoors and outside”.

The conservatory is a wonderful room, I spend

a lot of time there during the summer months, it

is almost an extension of the gardens which

create a stunning backdrop. The dining room is

perfect for hosting dinner parties and when

relaxing in the evenings I tend to watch

television in the main lounge. I love being able to

share the house with friends, it is ideal for

entertaining and my annual fireworks parties

have become a fantastic social event.”

The location offers the best of both worlds, you

feel like you are in the countryside yet

Newcastle City centre is around 4 miles away,

and the Metrocentre is within a couple of miles,

there is also access to the A1 allowing easy

commuting to the surrounding areas. The Village

itself offers shops and highly regarded schools; St

Mary's Church and Chase Park are practically on

your doorstep”.

“During my time here I have enjoyed enhancing

the house; the solid oak doors and flooring

complement the original architecture and are in

keeping with the period of the house. After 6

years it is now time for me to move on, I will

miss the space and privacy I have enjoyed and of

course the gardens but I know that someone

else will fall in love with The Beacon and will

have the privilege of calling it home”.

Agents Desciption

Fine & Country takes pleasure in being

selected to represent the sale and marketing of

this exceptional detached residence, occupying

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an enviable raised position set within

remarkable landscaped gardens. The Beacon

proposes a rare opportunity to acquire a

commanding mature period home set within the

established heart of Whickham. The entrance

vestibule leads to a reception hallway which in

turn provides access to the living space

including the lounge, music room, formal dining

room, extensive conservatory sun room, dining

kitchen, utility/laundry with adjacent cold store

and solid fuel store as well as a guest

cloakroom. The grand central staircase rises to

the first floor landing opening to the master

bedroom, five further bedrooms, family

bathroom, plus additional guest bathroom and

family shower room.

Externally the property rests within an array of

beautiful well tended gardens, framed by mature

trees, open lawns and well stocked borders.

Furthermore a stone flagged sun terrace creates

an ideal atmosphere for outside entertaining,

whilst access to the property is obtained by two

gated gravel driveways both of which lead to

the detached double garage.

Internally the home is presented to an

exceptional standard with a contemporary style

fitted kitchen with polished granite counters,

ornate ceiling cornice and roses, attractive solid

oak wood internal doors and tasteful interior

decoration. The superb location nestled close

to Whickham Village boasts a host of local

amenities, restaurants, shops and parks.

Viewing is strictly by appointment only.

Walk Through Accommodation

Entrance Vestibule

The main entrance to the property is presented

with a solid oak door opening to the pleasant

vestibule with two white frame upvc double

glazed windows, tiled flooring and a striking

solid oak door framed by beautiful coloured

glass and lead effect detailed windows which

opens to the central hallway.


The conservatory is a wonderful room, I spend a lot of time there during the

summer months, it’s almost an extension of the gardens which create a stunning

backdrop”.

Reception Hallway

25’9” x 8’2” (7.9m x 2.5m)

The generous hallway provides access to the lounge, music room, formal

dining room and rear lobby, with a varnished turned wood staircase to the

first floor. Further to which the hallway features an archway with ornate

figurehead corbels, polished oak flooring, two central heating radiators,

dado rail, telephone point and ceiling coving, natural light floods the room

from the entrance vestibule and ornate glazed panel solid oak doors which

lead to each reception room.

Lounge

19’4” x 16’1” (5.9m x 4.9m)

Resting to the front facing view of the home with access from the hallway

and presented with a white frame upvc double glazed bay style window

overlooking the private grounds and gardens. Decorated in warm tones,

the lounge features plaster ceiling cornice with grand central ceiling rose,

picture rail, telephone and television points, polished oak flooring, central

heating radiator, solid oak glazed panel door and a centre piece polished

marble period style fireplace with open cast iron grate and three tile hearth

provides the focal point.

Music Room

19’4” x 16’1” (5.9m x 4.9m)

Presented by the current owner as a music room, the second reception

room occupies a position to the front dual aspect of ‘The Beacon’. This

impressive room is shown to accommodate an informal lounge and baby

grand piano. Features to mention include the white frame upvc double

glazed bay style window, polished oak flooring, glazed solid oak panel style

doors to both the hallway and conservatory, central heating radiator,

picture rail, ceiling cornice with central ceiling rose and a striking polished

marble period fireplace with cast iron open hearth, ceramic tile detailing

and three tile slate hearth.

Conservatory

29’10” x 15’5” (9.1m x 4.7m)

The conservatory takes position to the side elevation of the property with

access obtained from both the music room and kitchen. An enchanting

room; with superb views across the mature gardens, lawns and stone

flagged sun terrace, within which the current owner has created an

informal sitting room and games area. Furthermore the conservatory

benefits from white frame upvc double glazed windows with French doors

opening to the garden, tiled flooring with border detail, attractive painted

timber storage cupboard, central heating radiator and twin suspended

ceiling fans with spotlighting, whilst a feature has been made of the original

exposed sandstone gable wall.

Formal Dining Room

14’5” x 13’9” (4.4m x 4.2m)

The formal dining room is placed to the rear aspect with access from the

hallway and a further internal door to the rear lobby which connects to the

dining kitchen. Dual aspect white frame double glazed windows flood the

room with natural light from both the side and rear aspects, whilst the

room is shown to accommodate a dining table with six chairs. Further to

which the room benefits from ceiling coving, dimmer controlled lighting,

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picture rail, polished oak flooring, glazed solid oak panel doors, central

heating radiator and a delightful built in centre piece glazed dresser cabinet.

Rear Lobby

The rear lobby offers access from the hallway with through access to the

formal dining room, dining kitchen and a continuation of the lobby via the

guest cloakroom towards the rear elevation utility room, with polished oak

flooring, generous built in storage cupboard and wall lighting.

Dining Kitchen

17’1” x 13’9” (5.2m x 4.2m)

The kitchen is set to the rear of the property presented with an extensive

range of contemporary style light wood finish fronted wall and base storage

units finished with polished black granite counters and pearlescent mosaic

style tiled splash backs. In addition to which the kitchen offers a double

inset sink and drainer with mixer tap, fitted storage drawers, tile effect

flooring, central heating radiator, plumbing for a dishwasher, white frame

upvc double glazed window, under counter lighting, wall mounted glazed

display cabinets, integrated fridge/freezer, built in double oven with four

ring electric halogen hob and extractor hood, low voltage ceiling recessed

halogen spotlighting and an informal dining area shown to accommodate a

table with six chairs.

Guest Cloakroom/wc

6’7” x 5’11” (2.0m x 1.8m)

The inner lobby continues with a glazed solid oak panel style door to a

further hallway leading to the guest cloakroom and onwards to the

laundry/utility room, with ceramic tiled flooring, white frame upvc double

glazed window and wall lighting. The ground floor guest cloakroom is

presented with a wash hand basin and low level wc plus a white frame upvc

double glazed window, tiled flooring, central heating radiator and tiled

splash backs.

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Laundry/Utility Room

14’9” x 10’2” (4.5m x 3.1m)

With access from the rear lobby this additional room offers purchasers a

generous laundry/utility room fitted with a range of wall and base storage

units, roll top laminated counters, two white frame upvc double glazed

windows, Worcester Bosch boiler, central heating radiator, tiled flooring,

plumbing for an automatic washing machine, external door to the private

gardens and space to accommodate an oversize stand alone fridge/freezer,

plus through access to the cold store.

Cold Store

With access from the laundry/utility room the cold room proposes the

ideal solution for the storage and preservation of wine and food goods,

with a vaulted ceiling within which a velux style window is incorporated

plus a further solid fuel storage cupboard and a continuation of the tiled

flooring.

First Floor Landing

The staircase from the hallway rises firstly to a half landing with access to

bedroom four and the family shower room with a continuation to the part

galleried full landing which leads to the master bedroom, four additional

bedrooms, the family bathroom and second guest bathroom. Natural light

reaches the landing from a side aspect white frame upvc double glazed

window, with features including wall lighting, dado and picture rails, ceiling

coving and a ceiling mounted loft access hatch with ladder.

Bedroom Four

14’5” x 10’2” (4.4m x 3.1m)

Bedroom four is presented as a guest bedroom shown to accommodate a

double size bed with a selection of bedroom furniture. The room is

decorated in soft neutral tones with access from the half landing and

features including a white frame upvc double glazed window, central

heating radiator, wood effect flooring and solid oak panel style door.


Guest Shower Room

Adjacent to bedroom four with access from the half landing is the guest

shower room, presented with a curved corner mounted glass door shower

enclosure with electric powered shower, central heating radiator, ornate

coloured glass and lead effect detail double glazed window, tiled splash

backs, solid oak panel style door and extractor fan.

Master Bedroom

15’9” x 15’5” (4.8m x 4.7m)

The master bedroom occupies a position to the front of the property,

shown to accommodate a super king size bed with an attractive selection

of cream tone fitted wardrobes with hanging space, storage solutions and

an incorporated dressing table. Furthermore the master bedroom features

a central heating radiator, solid oak panel style door, ceiling coving with

ceiling rose, picture rail and twin white frame upvc double glazed windows

which enjoy impressive views of the grounds.

Bedroom Two

15’9” x 15’5” (4.8m x 4.7m)

With access from the first floor landing the second bedroom proposes a

further double size bedroom, also shown to accommodate a super king

size bed, with similar generous dimensions to the master bedroom.

Located to the front aspect of the home the room is decorated in soft

tones and features a range of built in wardrobes with integral dressing table

and hanging space, twin white frame upvc double glazed windows, central

heating radiator, ceiling coving with central ceiling rose and a solid oak

panel style door.

Bedroom Three

16’1” x 10’2” (4.9m x 3.1m)

The third bedroom rests to the rear of the first floor and also provides

comfortable accommodation for a double size bed. Finished in soft light

tones, features a white frame upvc double glazed window, central heating

radiator, solid oak panel style door, wood effect flooring and ceiling coving.

Bedroom Five

14’5” x 10’2” (4.4m x 3.1m)

At present the current owner has utilised the fifth bedroom as a home

office/study however buyers may choose to create a guest bedroom,

dressing room or nursery. The room benefits from a rear elevation white

frame upvc double glazed window, central heating radiator, solid oak panel

style door and telephone points.

Bedroom Six

15’5” x 8’2” (4.7m x 2.5m)

The final bedroom is situated to the front view with access from the first

floor landing and features a white frame upvc double glazed window,

central heating radiator, ceiling coving and a solid oak panel style door.

Family Bathroom

The family bathroom is presented with an attractive white four piece suite

comprising of pedestal wash hand basin, panel style bath with mixer tap and

over bath shower attachment, glass door shower enclosure with mains

powered shower and low level wc. In addition to which the family

bathroom benefits from a shaver point, solid oak panel style door, white

frame upvc double glazed window with coloured glass and lead effect

detailing, tiled splash backs, central heating radiator, extractor fan and low

voltage ceiling recessed halogen spotlighting.

Guest Bathroom

The guest bathroom is set to the first floor of the home presented with a

white three piece suite comprising of a panel style bath with mixer tap and

over bath shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc.

Further to which the guest bathroom offers an extractor fan, shaver point,

a central heating radiator, tiled splash backs with border detailing, low

voltage ceiling recessed halogen spotlighting and tiled flooring.

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CONSERVATORY

29'10 x 15'5

9.1m x 4.7m

MUSIC ROOM

19'4 x 16'1

5.9m x 4.9m

KITCHEN/DINER

17'1 x 13'9

5.2m x 4.2m

ENTRANCE

VESTIBULE

GROUND FLOOR

APPROX. FLOOR

AREA 2018 SQ.FT.

(187.5 SQ.M.)

RECEPTION

HALL

25'9 x 8'2

7.9m x 2.5m

CUPBOARD

LOBBY

STORAGE

HALLWAY

GUEST

CLOAKROOM/ WC

6'7 x 5'11

2.0m x 1.8m

LAUNDRY/

UTILITY ROOM

14'9 x 10'2

4.5m x 3.1m

COLD

STORAGE

LOUNGE

19'4 x 16'1

5.9m x 4.9m

FORMAL DINING ROOM

14'5 x 13'9

4.4m x 4.2m

MASTER BEDROOM

15'9 x 15'5

4.8m x 4.7m

BEDROOM FIVE

14'5 x 10'2

4.4m x 3.1m

FAMILY

BATHROOM

9'9 x 6'11

3.0m x 2.1m

BEDROOM SIX

15'5 x 8'2

4.7m x 2.5m

LANDING

25'7 x 19'4

7.8m x 5.9m

BEDROOM THREE

16'1 x 10'2

4.9m x 3.1m

1ST FLOOR

APPROX. FLOOR

AREA 1462 SQ.FT.

(135.8 SQ.M.)

GUEST

BATHROOM

9'9 x 4'11

3.0m x 1.5m

SHOWER

ROOM

6'3 x 4'3

1.9m x 1.3m

BEDROOM TWO

15'9 x 15'5

4.8m x 4.7m

BEDROOM FOUR

14'5 x 10'2

4.4m x 3.1m

TOTAL APPROX. FLOOR AREA 3481 SQ.FT. (323.4 SQ.M.)

Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floor plan contained here, measurements

of doors, windows, rooms and any other items are approximate and no responsibility is taken for any error,

omission, or mis-statement. This plan is for illustrative purposes only and should be used as such by any

prospective purchaser. The services, systems and appliances shown have not been tested and no guarantee

as to their operability or efficiency can be given

Made with Metropix ©2012

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Outside

The property rests within beautiful well tended gardens, framed by

mature trees, open lawns, fruit garden and well stocked borders and

benefits from a generous gardener’s storage room and large

greenhouse. Furthermore a stone flagged sun terrace creates an ideal

atmosphere for outside entertaining, whilst access to the property is

obtained by two gated gravel driveways, both of which lead to the

detached double garage with remotely operated doors.

Additional Information

Services Interested parties are invited to make their

own enquiries to the relevant authorities as

to the availability of the services.

Local Authority Gateshead Council

Council Tax Band Currently Band G

Postcode NE16 4PE

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Agent’s Note

As agents for the property we would like to point out that we have not

tested any of the appliances and purchasers should make their own

enquiries to the relevant authorities regarding the connection of any

services.

75 High Street

Gosforth

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE3 4AA

Tel: 0845 459 6000

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