With an imposing, yet secluded and private position overlooking The Green, within the heart of this beautiful picturesque Village of Whitburn, we introduce to you this outstanding three storey detached residence dating from the early 18th century. Sandy Chare has been lovingly restored and subjected to considerable capital expenditure by the current owners and offers a stunning internal living space with accommodation set over three floors. The ground floor offers an excellent range of reception rooms which include a lounge and dining room, both of which enjoy dual aspects to the south and west over the terrace and gardens. A beautifully crafted 18 ft kitchen with granite working surfaces and a Range oven is accompanied by a 7ft utility whilst there is also a cloakroom with w.C., and washbasin. A beautiful staircase with a huge Atrium window leads to a stunning first floor gallery landing which serves a master bedroom with dressing room, en-suite and boasts superb views to the South and East overlooking The Green, together with a second double bedroom; again with superb views. A Stunning family bathroom completes accommodation on this floor. At second floor level, there is a second lounge, two further bedrooms and a shower room.
To the exterior, the house is approached through wrought iron gates at street level and sweeping low rise steps lead to a delightful terrace upon which the property is built. Most of the gardens are laid to lawn with mature well stocked borders and many specimen trees. Leading from the kitchen there are two delightful sun terraces with dining areas which enjoy a south westerly aspect. Additional terraces stretch along the front of the property and these overlook the gardens. Two garages can be accessed from Sandy Chare via electric roller shutter doors. Whitburn is a highly regarded Conservation Village with an outstanding countryside setting however is situated literally 5 minutes walk from Sunderlands beautiful Coastline. Equidistant between South Shields and Sunderland and only 12 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, local amenities include a supermarket, Whitburn Cricket Club, Whitburn park, a post office, a newsagent, two pubs with restaurant, Whitburn and Boldon Golf club and local beach. Whitburn has an excellent comprehensive school (in the top ten for the whole country in 2009) and there is a Church of England school in nearby Cleadon. Newcastle upon Tyne has an international airport and mainline station with regular services to Edinburgh and London.
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Solid limestone flooring, hardwood single glazed window, period style radiator, bevelled edge cut glass Goergian design door leads through to
Huge Atrium window and oustanding turned spindle balustrade staircase with feature newel posts. The floor is laid with limestone and there are flush halogen lights recessed into the ceiling and a period design radiator.
Low level w.C, and corner handbasin - stunning white suite with tiled splashbacks, heated towel rail, limestone flooring, UPVC double glazed single door and window, single radiator
principal lounge 5.84m x 5.89m (19'2' x 19'4')
Feature sliding sash windows with twin aspects to the south and west overlooking the gardens, in addition there is a Georgian design door, living flame gas fire with marble surround, insert and hearth, fitted shelving to arched alcoves, two period design radiators
Dining room 4.60m x 4.67m (15'1' x 15'4')
Electric fire with attractive Adam style surround, marble insert and hearth, display cabinets, fitted shelving, double radiator, sliding sash Georgian design windows with twin aspects overlooking the gardens to the south and east
kitchen 3.76m x 5.49m (12'4' x 18'0')
Beautifully crafted with hand painted base and eye level units which incorporate granite working surfaces with a Belfast sink built under. Dual fuel range oven set into recess with over mantle, concealed extractor unit with downlights, shelved pantry, space for fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, two electric plinth heaters, limestone flooring, halogen lights to ceiling, dining area with attractive volted ceiling featuring a Velux window and hardwood double glazed Georgian design windows to both the side and rear aspects
Utility room 1.88m x 2.13m (6'2' x 7'0')
Plumbing for washer, space for tumble dryer, limestone flooring, part glazed Georgian design door, single radiator
Built in cupboard and beautiful fitted shelving, single radiator
master bedroom 3.96m x 4.37m (13'0' x 14'4')
Sliding sash windows to twin aspects with delightful views to the south and east overlooking the gardens and Whitburn Village Green
En-suite shower room 2.24m x 3.12m (7'4' x 10'3')
Low level w.C, washbasin, double sized shower cubicle - stunning white suite with marble flooring and tiled splashbacks, heated towel, flush halogen lights to ceiling, cupboard containing 'Megaflo' pressurised hot water cylinder, Georgian design window
views from bedroom 1
bedroom 2 3.76m x 4.50m (12'4' x 14'9')
Windows to twin aspects overlooking the gardens and Whitburn Village Green to the south and west, original beams to ceiling, built in wardrobes, flush halogen lights to ceiling
Low level w.C, washbasin, free standing rolled edge claw foot bath with shower mixer - attractive white suite with stripped and polished wood floors, sliding sash Georgian design windows, period style radiators, wall panelling to dado level, flush halogen lights to ceiling and coved cornicing
Built in cupboard and radiator
living room 4.67m x 5.38m (15'4' x 17'8')
T fall ceiling, three dormer windows and fireplace
bedroom 3 4.11m x 4.90m (13'6' x 16'1')
Access point to loft, hardwood double glazed windows, two built in wardrobes, eaves storage cupboard
bedroom 4 2.95m x 3.71m (9'8' x 12'2')
Fitted shelving, double radiator, Georgian design windows
Low level w.C, washbasin and shower cubicle - attractive white suite with limestone floor tiles, tumble marble mosaic wall tiles, hardwood double glazed window, heated towel rail, flush halogen lights to ceiling
The property has a lovely highlevel stone perimeter wall with Beech hedge thus providing the optimum in privacy whilst the original stone steps lead up to a wonderful south facing terrace which overlooks well stocked mature gardens with manicured lawns and stunning borders. In addition there are two south west facing sun terraces with seating areas, dining areas, privacy screening and contemporary style lighting and these enjoy a lovely secluded position and are perfect for those who enjoy dining 'Al Fresco'. Two garages are located at below ground floor level. Garage 1 = 10'3' x 17'3' electric roller shutter door. Garage 2 = 9'0' x 16'4' electric roller shutter door.
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