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3 bed detached house for sale

£419,950 Fixed price

Mitford, Morpeth NE61

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Property features

  • Detached Stone Cottage
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Riverside Location
  • Gardens & Parking
  • Detached Garage
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Council Tax Band: G

Property description

This attractive stone built cottage built in 1981 and situated on the river banks in the delightful village of Mitford, with The Plough public house within walking distance. This property enjoys the country lifestyle but is within easy reach of the historic town of Morpeth, with all its amenities. Font Ford Lodge is in an elevated position overlooking the river and woodland, where you can enjoy beautiful countryside walks and wildlife. The property benefits from oil central heating and the accommodation briefly comprises of: Entrance hallway, living room, kitchen / breakfast room, garden room and bathroom. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms and family bathroom. Externally to the front of the property there is a private gated driveway leading to a large detached garage which has been built to be in keeping with the style of the property. The plot is approximately 0.224 acres with extensive gardens and river views. There is also a good sized patio terraced area from the main house, as well as vegetable gardens, surrounded by mature trees. Viewing highly recommended to appreciated the size of accommodation and unique location - private viewings only through Sam Allan Estates Ltd - Contact Entrance Hallway - 11' 5'' x 9' 6'' (3.48m x 2.90m)
Impressive hallway with wood spindle staircase leading to galleried balcony first floor landing. Under stair storage cupboard and telephone point. Carpet to flooring and radiator. Doors to lounge, kitchen and bathroom.

Living Room - 14' 2'' x 18' 1'' (4.32m x 5.51m)
With windows on three elevations, this spacious lounge has fabulous views over the river and woodland. Beamed ceiling and feature stone Inglenook fireplace with coal fire inset. Patio doors on the side elevation take you to an outside paved patio terrace overlooking the River Font. T.V. Aerial and telephone points. Radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 12' 11'' x 18' 0'' (3.94m x 5.49m)
With windows on the rear and side elevation overlooking the river. This good size kitchen offers ample space for dining and has an oil fired Aga set in the recess. There is a good range of oak wall and floor storage units with complementary work surfaces and splash back tiling. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Beamed ceiling and patio doors leading onto the paved terrace. Door to garden room.

Garden Room - 16' 0'' x 12' 0'' (4.88m x 3.66m)
With patio doors on the rear and side elevations leading to the gardens with river views. This versatile room could be used for many things such as a family room or study and has been converted from the garage with recessed lights to the ceiling. Built in cupboard acting as a utility area with plumbing for automatic washing machine and central heating boiler. There are French doors from the garden room into a small lobby area to the front, with the original arched double timber garage doors and two built-in storage cupboards to each side.

Bathroom - 7' 10'' x 11' 4'' (2.39m x 3.45m)
On the side elevation with suite comprising: Corner bath, close coupled w.C., separate shower cubicle and vanity unit housing wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and vinyl flooring. Radiator.

First Floor Landing
Wooden staircase leading to impressive galleried landing with large Velux window, giving lots of natural light. Exposed beams and built-in airing cupboard. Doors to all bedrooms and family bathroom. Carpet to flooring.

Bedroom One - 14' 8'' x 12' 3'' (4.47m x 3.73m)
Spacious bedroom with two leaded windows on the front and velux window on the side elevation, overlooking river and woodland. There is a good selection of fitted wardrobes providing shelving and hanging with additional storage cupboards in the eaves. Loft hatch for further storage. Carpet to flooring and radiator. Exposed feature beams.

Bedroom Two - 14' 10'' x 12' 4'' (4.52m x 3.76m)
Double bedroom with leaded dormer window on the front elevation and Velux window on the rear overlooking garden, river and woodland beyond. Storage cupboard in the eaves. Loft access for further storage. T.V. Aerial point and radiator. Carpet to flooring and exposed feature beams.

Bedroom Three - 13' 11'' x 13' 0'' (4.24m x 3.96m)
Double bedroom with two leaded windows on the rear elevation overlooking the garden and Velux window on the side elevation overlooking the river. Storage cupboard in the eaves. Carpet to flooring and radiator. Exposed feature beams.

Bathroom - 11' 6'' x 6' 3'' (3.51m x 1.91m)
White traditional style bathroom suite with large velux window on the side elevation, comprising: Double ended panelled bath, close coupled w.C. And separate shower cubicle. Stripped wood flooring and radiator. Spotlights to ceiling.

To the front of the property is a gated private driveway, providing off street parking, leading to detached garage approx 13ft x 23.6ft which has been built in keeping with the property and is like a small cottage and could be used as a studio. Adjacent is a walled garden, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees. The property is approached via a lane which runs alongside the River Font. There is a paved patio area to the side of the property which leads to the rear private garden set in 0.224 acres of land which meanders around the river.

Please Note: All information, measurements, plans and photographs are for general guidance only. The appliances, facilities or services have not been tested. Whilst these particulars are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.

Energy Performance Certificate

Garage - 13' x 23' 6'' (3.96m x 7.16m)

Council Tax
Band G.£2652 per annum/ £221.00 pcm.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £202,695 Sales 396 Current average value £233,520 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,850 ▲ 2.57%

What is the current average value of properties in NE61?

The current average value in NE61 in December 2016 is £233,520. This has increased 3.40% from September 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £149,754 and semi-detached properties valued £190,391. In the past year property prices in NE61 have increased 2.57%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for NE61

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £350,310 £225 3.8 £303,741
Semi-detached £190,391 £205 3.1 £171,231
Terraced £149,754 £180 2.8 £137,783
Flats £161,641 £209 1.8 £124,771

Current asking prices in NE61

Average: £234,291
Avg. current asking prices in NE61
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £106,067
Flats £100,309
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All £101,954

Current asking rents in NE61

Average: £793 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in NE61
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £522 pcm
£644 pcm
£814 pcm
£1,048 pcm
£1,336 pcm
Flats £414 pcm
£538 pcm
£624 pcm
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All £445 pcm
£611 pcm
£807 pcm
£1,048 pcm
£1,336 pcm

Fun facts for NE61

Highest value in NE61
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Tranwell Woods, Morpeth NE61 £719,890
Kings Avenue £672,802
Whalton Park £623,663
The Orchard £603,751
Fulbeck £603,100
Highest turnover in NE61
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Mathesons Gardens 55.3%
Rennington Close 50.0%
Holly Avenue 46.2%
Turner Square 45.8%
Thornlea 44.4%

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Nearby transport

  • Morpeth (2.1 miles)
  • Pegswood (3.6 miles)
  • Widdrington (6.8 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (9.2 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (47.3 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (83.4 miles)
  • North Shields Ferry Terminal (16.2 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (16.7 miles)
  • South Shields Ferry Terminal (16.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Morpeth All Saints Church of England Aided First School (1.1 miles)
  • Abbeyfields First School (1.4 miles)
  • St Robert's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided First School (1.6 miles)
  • The King Edward VI Academy (1.6 miles)
  • The King Edward VI School (1.6 miles)
  • Northumberland College (7.0 miles)
  • Morpeth Newminster Middle School (1.3 miles)
  • Morpeth Chantry Middle School (1.4 miles)
  • Collingwood School & Media Arts College (2.5 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,677 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 41,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £1,340 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£151/yr) In partnership with
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £46 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £94/mo In partnership with
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 17200 kWh/year
Electricity: 4000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £194 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £17 Sewerage £19 Estimated water cost £36 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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