8 bed detached house for sale

Guide price £1,500,000

Whickham Park, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE16

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Property info

Property features

  • Manificent Grade II Listed Detached Mansion
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Plot is circa 1 Acre
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Superb Location
  • Viewing Recommended
  • Additional West Side Apartment, 2 Beds

Property description

Energy Efficiency Rating: F**grade II listed detached mansion house, plot is circa 1 acre, 8 bedrooms, viewing recommended** Magnificent Grade II listed detached mansion house standing in circa 1 acre in the heart of old Whickham and adjacent to St Mary’s Church. The property dates back to the early 1700’s but was comprehensively extended and remodelled in the early 1900’s to create a magnificent six bedroomed family house set out over three floors. The property also has an additional two bedroomed self contained apartment that could if required be fully integrated into the main house and therefore offers highly flexible accommodation.

 

The beautifully presented and decorated accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance hall, cloakroom/wc, stunning 47 ft oak panelled reception hall with two fireplaces, 27 ft drawing room, original 29 ft Richardson Conservatory, 22 ft dining room, 21 ft office, inner hall, 21 ft sitting room, family bathroom/wc, 22 ft breakfasting kitchen, rear hall and utility room. First floor galleried landing, 22 ft master bedroom with en-suite shower room/wc, two further double bedrooms and family shower room/wc, second floor landing with three double bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom/wc. The second floor could also be used as a flat using one of the bedrooms as a living room. The Apartment has its own reception hall with access to the cellars. To the first floor there is a superb 24 ft living room along with a kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom/wc. There are two double garages and beautifully presented gardens.


Ground floor

vestibule


With double doors and lantern light over, ornate corniced ceiling, picture and dado rails and central heating radiator within decorative panel


Cloakroom/WC


Fitted with white suite comprising low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surrounds, ornate corniced ceiling, dado rail, central heating radiator concealed within decorative panel, windows to the front and side.


Reception hallway
- 47' 8'' x 14' 1'' (14.53m x 4.29m)


This stunning reception hall is panelled to dado height in oak with many features including Oak columns and two matching cast iron fireplaces with marble inserts and hearths, Oak surrounds with bevelled mirrors over, corniced ceiling, wall lights, central heating radiators concealed within decorative panels. A further particular feature of this room is the magnificent stained and leaded window to one side with the impressive curved, oak staircase with cast balusters leading to the first floor landing.


Drawing room
- 27' 6'' x 23' 3'' (8.38m x 7.09m) (into bay)


Added to the property circa 1910, the focal point of this room is the superb marble fireplace with column supports, marble hearth and herringbone laid sandstone insert, inset spot lights to the ornate corniced ceiling with twin roses and further ceiling plasterwork, picture and dado rails, wall lights, radiator heating concealed within decorative panels, two windows to the rear and large bay window to the side. Double doors leading to:


Conservatory
- 29' 9'' x 17' 9'' (9.07m x 5.41m)


Aso added circa 1910this original beautifully maintained W Richardson conservatory has been fullyrestored with wrought iron plant tables, radiator heating, opening windowsand roof lights and pump providing water from a well below. Glazedwindows and doors overlook and lead to the rear garden.


Dining room
- 22' 8'' x 15' 8'' (6.91m x 4.78m)


Lovely fireplace with tiled insert and matching hearth, picture rail, wall lights, radiators concealed within decorative panels, window seats to two windows and door overlooking and leading to the formal rose garden.


Office
- 15' 3'' x 21' 3'' (4.65m x 6.48m) (into bay)


Coal effect real flame gas fire set within beautiful marble fireplace with cast iron insert and tiled hearth, ornate cornicing and ceiling plasterwork, dado rail, fitted ash cabinets and drawer units, central heating radiators concealed within decorative panels, two windows to the side and bay window to the front.


Inner hall


Ornate corniced ceiling with twin roses, dado rail, storage cupboard, walk-in cloaks cupboard, wall lights, window to the front

Inter-connecting door to Reception Hall for West Side Apartment


Reception room
- 16' 3'' x 21' 8'' (4.95m x 6.6m) (into bay)


With double doors leading from the hall, ornate corniced ceiling with twin roses, dado rail, two traditional cast iron central heating radiators with additional central heating radiator concealed within decorative panel, wall lights, bay window to the rear.


Bathroom/WC
- 12' 4'' x 11' 9'' (3.76m x 3.58m)


Fitted with a five piece bathroom suite in white comprising low level wc, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin with vanity shelf over, double shower cubicle with mains shower unit and steps leading up to inset double ended bath with central telephone style shower mixer and decorative column supports, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, two central heating radiators, corniced ceiling, two windows to the side.


Breakfasting kitchen
- 22' 6'' x 13' 8'' (6.86m x 4.17m)


Comprehensively fitted with an excellent range of mahogany wall, base and display units with inset 1 1/2 bowl single drainer and additional double bowl single drainer sink unit to round edged work surfaces with tiled surrounds incorporating breakfasting table, split level microwave, oven, hob with extractor hood over, plumbing for dishwasher, shelved pantry, tiled floor, dado rail, two double panelled central heating radiators, window to the front, window and French door to the rear garden.


Rear hall


Utility room - 8' 10'' x 5' 1'' (2.69m x 1.55m)


Fitted with round edged work surfaces with inset single drainer sink with tiled surrounds and cupboards under, central heating radiator, windows to the rear and side.


First floor

first floor galleried landing


Ornate corniced ceiling, dado rail, central heating radiator concealed within a decorative panel, inter-connecting door to West Side Apartment. Stairs to the second floor.


Bedroom one
- 22' 3'' x 15' 4'' (6.78m x 4.67m)


With superb ornate cast iron fireplace with attractive painted surround with tiled hearth, corniced ceiling and rose, dado rail, two double and one single panelled central heating radiators, two window seats to the windows to the side overlooking the formal rose garden.


En suite shower room/WC


With contemporary white suite with modern chrome fittings comprising low level wc with concealed cistern, marble topped wash stand with wash hand basin and tiled surrounds, mirror and light over, fully tiled travertine shower quadrant with mains shower unit, central heating radiator, inset spot lights to corniced ceiling, window to the side.


Bedroom two
- 15' 3'' x 20' 3'' (4.65m x 6.17m) (into bay)


Attractive tiled fireplace with tiled insert and hearth, range of built-in wardrobes with storage cupboards over, double and single panelled central heating radiators, dado rail, two windows to the side, window seats to the bay window to the front.


Bedroom three
- 18' 8'' x 12' 3'' (5.69m x 3.73m)


Lovely painted fireplace, corniced ceiling and rose, dado rail, built-in storage cupboard and wardrobe, window seat to the bay window to the side.


Shower room/WC


With contemporary four piece suite in white with modern chrome fittings comprising wall hung low level wc with concealed cistern and matching wall hung bidet, marble topped wash stand with wash hand basin and tiled splash back, fully travertine tiled double shower quadrant with Huppe full body spray shower unit, corniced ceiling, central heating radiator concealed within decorative panel, stainless steel heated towel rail/radiator, window to the side with deep marble sill.


Second floor

second floor landing


Window to half landing, dado rail, central heating radiator concealed within decorative panel.


Kitchen
- 12' 8'' x 4' 8'' (3.86m x 1.42m)


Inset single drainer sink unit to round edged work surfaces with tiled surrounds and cupboards under, integral breakfast bar, central heating radiator, window to the front.


Bedroom four
- 22' 4'' x 12' 5'' (6.81m x 3.78m) (plus recess)


Ornate painted fireplace, dado rail, two double panelled central heating radiators, range of built-in storage cupboards, eaves storage cupboard, window to the rear with lovely views.


Bedroom five
- 15' 6'' x 12' 2'' (4.72m x 3.71m)


Built-in double wardrobes, eaves storage cupboards, dado rail, central heating radiator within a decorative panel, window to the front.

Bedroom six - 15' 10'' x 10' 9'' (4.83m x 3.28m) plus door recess
ornate painted fireplace, dado rail, double panelled central heating radiator, eaves storage cupboard, built-in double wardrobes, window to the rear.


Bathroom/WC


Fitted with a four piece bathroom suite in white comprising low level wc, bidet, vanity unit with wash hand basin with a range of fitted cabinets and drawer units, corner spa bath with mains shower unit, half tiled walls, central heating radiator, roof light to the side.


Double garage
- 17' 4'' x 17' 4'' (5.28m x 5.28m)


Attached with twin up and over doors, electric light and power points, two windows to the side.


Additional stone built detached double garage


With twin up and over doors, electric lights and power points, two windows to the side.


West side apartment


Forming part of the main house with


Reception hall


With its own front door, ornate corniced ceiling, dado rail, storage cupboard, inter-connecting door to the main house with stairs leading to the first floor landing.


Cellar room one
- 13' 5'' x 10' 5'' (4.09m x 3.18m)


Stone flagged floor, central heating radiator


Boiler room


With independent boilers for the house and conservatory


Wine cellar
- 23' 1'' x 13' 5'' (7.04m x 4.09m)


Stone flagged floor, brick vaulted ceiling, metal wine racks for 360 bottles.


First floor landing


With window to half landing, window to the front, dado rail, two storage cupboards.


Inner hall


With inter-connecting door to the main house.


Living room
- 21' 6'' x 204' (6.55m x 62.18m) (into bay)


A magnificent room with coal effect real flame gas fire set within beautiful marble fireplace, ornate cornicing and ceiling plasterwork, picture and dado rails, wall lights, four double panelled central heating radiators, large bay window with cast iron balcony.


Kitchen
- 14' 8'' x 7' 2'' (4.47m x 2.18m)


Fully fitted with a range of wall and base units with inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit to round edged work surfaces with tiled surrounds, split level oven with four ring gas hob, extractor hood over, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, double panelled central heating radiator, window to the front, wall mounted gas boiler.


Night hall


Ornate corniced ceiling, dado rail.

Bedroom seven - 14' 10'' x 12' 8'' (4.52m x 3.86m) (plus door recess)
Good range of fitted wardrobes, dressing table with mirror and light over, storage cupboard, drawer units and bedside cabinets, double panelled central heating radiator, picture rail, windows to the front and side


Bedroom eight
- 10' 8'' x 10' 2'' (3.25m x 3.1m)


Double panelled central heating radiator, dado rail, window to the rear.


Bathroom/WC


Fitted with four piece white suite comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with light over, panelled bath with 3/4 tiled walls, fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower unit, double panelled central heating radiator, feature columned window to the side.


Externally


The property stands in beautiful grounds extending to circa 1 acre being approached via a shared driveway providing access to the two sets of garages and parking areas with wide borders stocked with an excellent range of mature plants, flowers and trees. There is a side lawn, with a range of shrubs and lean-to greenhouse. The delightful rear garden has a patio area with brick bbq, lawn, well stocked displays of plants and shrubs, superb Koi Carp pond with water feature and lovely family lawned garden being particularly private with mature well stocked borders, wooded area with path leading towards a large storage shed and rear access. To the side of the property there is a formal rose garden with circular lawn with beds and borders stocked with an excellent range of plants and shrubs. The path leads around the garden with mature range of trees, plants and shrubs, again making it particularly private.


Directions


Approach Whickham either from the East via Whickham Highway or the West via Swalwell Bank. You will automatically come to Front Street. Locate the Bay Horse Public House/Restaurant and about 100 yards to the left there is a small lane leading into Whickham Park.


NE16 Zed-Index
£182,487 £289,613 £172,918 £133,582 £107,762

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Value change
£2,732 (1.52%) £8,126 (4.66%) £12,675 (7.46%) £17,748 (10.77%) £19,212 (11.77%) £10,459 (6.08%) £13,012 (7.68%)
from 
Avg. price paid: £163,682
No. of property sales: 346
Avg. price paid: £164,029
No. of property sales: 908
Avg. price paid: £161,000
No. of property sales: 1,453
Avg. price paid: £160,265
No. of property sales: 2,032
Avg. price paid: £116,506
No. of property sales: 8,445

Avg. asking price in NE16: £189,143
No. of properties for sale in NE16: 186
Avg. asking rent in NE16: £653 pcm
No. of properties to rent in NE16: 32

Property value data/graphs for NE16

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £289,613 £211 3.5 £244,472
Semi-detached £172,918 £167 3.0 £173,465
Terraced £133,582 £138 2.7 £114,468
Flats £107,762 £159 1.9 £79,206

Current asking prices in NE16

Avg. current asking prices in NE16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £105,000
(1)
£118,487
(39)
£186,874
(66)
£332,966
(16)
£530,564
(7)
Flats £101,862
(4)
£96,032
(42)
£89,950
(1)
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All £102,490
(5)
£106,844
(81)
£185,427
(67)
£332,966
(16)
£530,564
(7)

Current asking rents in NE16

Avg. current asking prices in NE16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £475 pcm
(7)
£608 pcm
(3)
£951 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £325 pcm
(1)
£502 pcm
(13)
£351 pcm
(2)
£433 pcm
(3)
-
All £325 pcm
(1)
£492 pcm
(20)
£505 pcm
(5)
£640 pcm
(5)
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Fun facts for NE16

Highest value in NE16
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Whickham Lodge Rise £804,761
Millfield Road £584,378
Valley View £471,006
Cornmoor Road £455,572
Whickham Park £436,040
Highest turnover in NE16
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Rowan Court 46.2%
Edith Terrace 45.5%
Wansbeck Close 37.5%
The Meadows 37.0%
Chapel Avenue 37.0%

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Nearby transport

  • MetroCentre (0.9 miles)
  • Dunston (1.2 miles)
  • Blaydon (2.1 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (6.4 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (31.8 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (74.7 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (9.4 miles)
  • South Shields Ferry Terminal (9.8 miles)
  • North Shields Ferry Terminal (9.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Swalwell Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Front Street Community Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Whickham School (0.7 miles)
  • Kingsmeadow Community Comprehensive School (0.8 miles)
  • Emmanuel College (1.4 miles)
  • Trinity School (2.0 miles)
  • The Cedars Academy (3.3 miles)
  • Thomas Bewick School (3.4 miles)
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  • M Reed Electrical & Instrumental Engineering in Electronic Shop
    0191 488 6200
    26 Wyndley Close, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5ST
    0.20 miles from this property
  • J Ramsey Roofing in Roofing Contractors
    0191 460 4816
    21 Windsor Close, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5SX
    0.20 miles from this property
  • M Reed Electrical & Instrumental Engineering in Electronic Shop
    0191 488 6200
    26 Wyndley Close, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5ST
    0.27 miles from this property
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    0191 488 4540
    1 Springsyde Close, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5UP
    0.39 miles from this property
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    0191 488 8690
    25 Carrsyde Close, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5UD
    0.45 miles from this property
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    0191 488 4319
    1 Fairfield Avenue, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5BT
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    0191 488 1183
    35 Ancaster Road, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5BQ
    0.56 miles from this property
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    0191 488 6414
    10 Woodpack Avenue, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5YY
    0.57 miles from this property
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    0191 496 0782
    30 The Foxhills, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5UU
    0.62 miles from this property
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    0191 488 8018
    52 Warwick Avenue, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5JQ
    0.62 miles from this property
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    0191 488 0985
    3 Arlington Grove, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5HY
    0.65 miles from this property
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    0191 488 5897
    3 Arlington Grove, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5HY
    0.72 miles from this property
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    0191 488 0866
    Ashfield, Holywell Lane, Sunniside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5NJ
    0.75 miles from this property
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    0191 488 0866
    Ashfield, Holywell Lane, Sunniside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5NJ
    0.79 miles from this property
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    0191 441 1198
    5 Newfield Walk, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4LN
    0.87 miles from this property
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    07887 483048
    20 Cornmoor Road, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4PU
    0.92 miles from this property
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    0191 488 7907
    18 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5LP
    0.93 miles from this property
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    0191 441 1198
    5 Newfield Walk Whickham, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4LN
    0.93 miles from this property
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    0191 496 0147
    31 Fellside Road, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4JR
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    7 Fellside Road, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4AL
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    0191 488 5955
    97 Front Street, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4JL
    1.01 miles from this property
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    0191 488 8581
    4 Whickham Bank, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4AJ
    1.03 miles from this property
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    0191 488 2271
    67 Parkdale Rise, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5JR
    1.03 miles from this property
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    0191 488 8515
    14 Parkdale Rise, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5ZB
    1.04 miles from this property
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    0191 488 5656
    Bank Top House, Front Street, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4JJ
    1.04 miles from this property
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    0191 488 0779
    7 Fellside Road, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4AL
    1.05 miles from this property
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    0191 420 0114
    Glebe Rise, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4LY
    1.06 miles from this property
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    0191 488 5955
    97 Front Street, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 4JL
    1.07 miles from this property
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    0191 488 2271
    67 Parkdale Rise, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5JR
    1.08 miles from this property
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    1.11 miles from this property

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