A unique opportunity to purchase this historic and substantial Engine Shed on the site of the former Whittingham Station.
The Engine Shed has full Planning Permission for conversion to a single dwelling of approximately 3, 000 sq feet. Comprising: Ground floor - entrance hall, cloakroom/wc, kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility, four spacious and versatile reception rooms, and study. To the first floor - accessed from a stunning galleried landing there will be master bedroom with ensuite, two further guest double bedrooms with en suites and a fourth good sized double bedroom plus a family bathroom/wc. Externally, the property will be accessed via private driveway within a generous garden site and views over open countryside.
The Station and Engine Shed was opened in 1887 as part of the Alnwick to Cornhill Line. These elegant buildings were quoted as being for beauty, completeness and substantial character they compare most favourably with any other buildings of a kindred nature on the ner system by the Newcastle Daily Journal in 1886.
Completed in stone from Alnwick Moor the Engine Shed was a four wagon warehouse which originally housed a 2 Tonne crane, a dock and office, part of which is still intact with the original fireplace.
Whittingham Station hosted its last train on 28 March 1953. The current owner has created what will be a superb four bedroom detached family home with full planning permission, using the character and design of this attractive and historical stone building to ensure the enjoyment of the surrounding countryside, whilst incorporating a contemporary feel associated with modern living.
Planning Permission 11/00726/ful was granted on 23 August 2011 by Northumberland County Council, all associated documents can be viewed via planning and permissions using the above reference number.