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5 bed detached house for sale

£649,950 Guide price

West Thirston, Morpeth NE65

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Property features

  • Detached house
  • Five bedrooms
  • Lounge with wood burning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Beautiful gardens with outstanding views
  • Double garage with driveway
  • Gas central heating
  • UPVC double glazing

Property description

A substantial detached house with extensive gardens in a popular village. Laburnum House is complemented by extensive grounds and landscaped garden to the front. There is an area of extended lawn stretching away from the property and provides potential for a variety of uses. There is space on the private driveway to park four cars, which gives direct access to the double garage. The property benefits from gas central heating and uPVC double glazing.

The property is situated in the heart of West Thirston, close the village of Felton. Felton has a good range of local amenities including first school, village shop, newsagent, public houses, artisan bakery, restaurant and hotel. A wider range of facilities can be found in the popular market towns of Alnwick and Morpeth. The main A1 road allows easy access north and south and the east coast mainline railway station at Alnmouth provides direct links to Edinburgh, Newcastle and London.

- 7' 3" (2.21m) x 6' 1" (1.85m)

Wooden door to front, window to side, wooden flooring and door into;

Reception hall

Turning staircase leading to the first floor, radiator with cover, wooden style flooring, cupboard and doors to;

- 25' 4" (7.72m) x 17' 2" (5.23m)

Two double glazed windows to the front and double door to rear, coving to ceiling, three radiators, wooden flooring, TV point and wooden feature fireplace with multi fuel burning stove set in brick.

Dining room
- 15' 5" (4.7m) x 11' 3" (3.43m)

Door leading to the rear garden, radiator, cupboard, tiffany style wall lighting and wooden flooring,

- 11' 8" (3.56m) x 9' 1" (2.77m)

Double glazed window to the front, wooden flooring and radiator with cover.

Dining kitchen
- 16' 7" (5.05m) x 15' 1" (4.6m)

Fitted with a range of cream base units with granite work surfaces, window and door to conservatory, door to utility, space for dishwasher, space for range style cooker, spotlights to ceiling, tiling to floor, Belfast style sink with chrome mixer tap over and exposed chimney breast.

- 8' 4" (2.54m) x 8' 3" (2.51m)

Double glazed window to the front, space for washing machine, deep set sink with drainer and mixer tap over, tiling to walls and floor.

- 18' 3" (5.56m) x 14' 9" (4.5m)

Double glazed windows and doors overlooking the garden with field views beyond, two radiators, ceiling fan and slate flooring.

First floor landing

Loft access, radiator and doors leading to;

Bedroom one
- 17' 6" (5.33m) x 15' 2" (4.62m)

Double glazed window to the rear with views beyond, coving to ceiling and radiator with cover.

Dressing room/gym
- 17' 5" (5.31m) x 15' 6" (4.72m)

Two sets of Velux windows t both the front and rear, two radiators, TV point and laminate flooring.


Step in shower cubicle, wash hand basin, tiling to walls, heated towel rail, double glazed window to the side, low level WC and extractor fan.

Bedroom two
- 15' 5" (4.7m) x 12' 1" (3.68m)

Two sets of double glazed windows to the front, laminate flooring and radiator.


Double glazed window to the front, step in shower cubicle, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC, tiling to walls and floor plus ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom three
- 17' 2" (5.23m) x 9' 6" (2.9m)

Two sets of double glazed windows to the front, radiator and laminate flooring.

Bedroom four
- 15' 5" (4.7m) x 12' 1" (3.68m)

Double glazed window to the rear with views over the fields, radiator with cover and laminate flooring.

Bedroom five
- 11' 5" (3.48m) x 8' 4" (2.54m)

Double glazed window to the rear with views over the fields, radiator and laminate flooring.

Family bathroom

Roll top claw foot bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiling to walls and floor, spotlights to ceiling, radiator and towel rail.


There is a landscaped front garden, mainly laid to lawn with off street parking for a number of cars leading to the garage.

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with patio area overlooking the open countryside. There is an additional area extending away from the property to the east, providing a variety of uses.

Energy Performance Certificate - C

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £231,179 Sales 347 Current average value £223,607 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,809 ▲ 1.27%

Property value data/graphs for NE65

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £303,095 £199 3.6 £286,574
Semi-detached £172,417 £158 3.0 £170,435
Terraced £158,274 £178 2.8 £170,540
Flats £131,405 £170 2.0 £144,545

Current asking prices in NE65

Average: £242,200
Avg. current asking prices in NE65
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £114,981
Flats £55,000
- -
All £55,000

Current asking rents in NE65

Average: £570 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in NE65
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £282 pcm
£670 pcm
£586 pcm
£949 pcm
Flats - £399 pcm
- - -
All £282 pcm
£557 pcm
£586 pcm
£949 pcm

Fun facts for NE65

Highest value in NE65
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Burgham Park £743,484
Linden Acres £697,577
Station Road £528,529
Felton, Morpeth NE65 £467,769
Holystone £425,722
Highest turnover in NE65
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Rimside Gardens 50.0%
Chesterwell 45.0%
Gibson Street 42.1%
Rivergreen 41.7%
The Maltings 37.5%

What Zoopla users think of West Thirston

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  • currently 3 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Acklington (2.4 miles)
  • Widdrington (5.2 miles)
  • Alnmouth (7.3 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (17.7 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (55.5 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (78.9 miles)
  • North Shields Ferry Terminal (22.7 miles)
  • South Shields Ferry Terminal (23.1 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (23.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Felton Church of England Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Swarland Primary School (2.7 miles)
  • Acklington Church of England Controlled First School (2.9 miles)
  • James Calvert Spence College (5.1 miles)
  • The Duchess's Community High School (7.2 miles)
  • The King Edward VI Academy (8.3 miles)
  • Dr Thomlinson Church of England Middle School (7.6 miles)
  • Alnwick Lindisfarne Middle School (7.6 miles)
  • Nunnykirk Centre for Dyslexia (7.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Rook Matthews Sayer - Alnwick, NE66 on +44 1665 491943 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£2,530 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 64,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £2,074 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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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 £21/mo (£254/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

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 £62 Electricity £64 Estimated energy cost £126/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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: 25100 kWh/year
Electricity: 5400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £265 /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 £21 Sewerage £23 Estimated water cost £44 /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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