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Strathlea is an exceptionally attractive stone built house set within very a private walled garden. Strathlea offers spacious and comfortable accommodation that is abundant in quirky charm and character. The property consists of 4 reception rooms, 3 spacious double bedrooms with master en-suite, all set within the most beautiful garden grounds. A large tandem garage is situated outside the property wall.
Strathlea in the hamlet of Thornton, is an exceptionally attractive stone built set over two principle floors within very private walled garden grounds. Built around 1860, with the last major addition to the property build in the 1990's, Strathlea offers spacious and comfortable accommodation that is abundant in quirky charm and character. Special features include the upstairs drawing room with barrel ceiling, enjoying views over the lammermuir and cheviot hills; wooden sash and case windows with deep window ledges, a wood burning stove in the study, and an abundance of light from the dual aspect windows in most of the rooms. The property consists of 4/5 reception rooms, 3 spacious double bedrooms with master ensuite, and plenty of outdoor sheds, all set within the most beautiful garden grounds. A large tandem garage is situated outside the property wall. Much of the accommodation within Strathlea enjoys views over the garden and countryside beyond.
Strathlea in the hamlet of Thornton is a particularly lovely, characterful family home situated on the northern edge of Northumberland. Positioned equidistant between the popular village of Norham, Cornhill and the market town of Berwick upon Tweed, Strathlea is within easy reach of Berwick's east coast mainline train station offering services to the south and the north. West of Thornton, the village of Norham lies on the banks of the River Tweed and is framed around a pretty village green. Norham is a thriving village with a wholesome community offering a wide range of events and clubs from fishing on the Tweed to a Historical society. A full list of events and clubs can be found on the Norham Life website (https://www.norhamlife.co.uk). Although nearby Berwick upon Tweed offers an excellent range of nations supermarkets and services, the Village of Norham has a fantastic local shop, regionally renowned butcher, baker, public house and even a gun shop which would all love your support. The village also offers a very well-regarded primary school, a doctor's surgery on the village green, a daily postal van and a very well attended fish and chip van every Thursday evening. South west of Thornton is the village of Cornhill which offers an exceptional local shop and post office stocking local produce, and the stylish Collingwood Arms hotel that has informal and formal dining, afternoon teas and accommodation. Six miles north east of Thornton is the nearby market town of Berwick upon Tweed which has further amenities and services including a wealth of cafes and restaurants, the Maltings Theatre and Cinema, a good choice of doctors and dental surgeries as well as a local hospital. Berwick also has an east coast main line railway station with regular trains to Edinburgh and London and schooling for all ages. The region offers a range of popular attractions, including historical castles and villages to explore and a particularly stunning coastline to enjoy. For those who enjoy slightly more challenging walking opportunities, the Northumberland National Park and Cheviot Hills are within a short drive. Permits for fly and bait fishing for trout and coarse fish are available on approximately 2 miles of both banks at Ladykirk and Norham. The A1 trunk road which is nearby provides easy, commutable access to both Newcastle and Edinburgh. Both cities also offer international airports.
Ground Floor - Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hallway, Under-stairs Coat Cupboard, Dining Kitchen, Dining Room, Study, Ground Floor Double Bedroom, Conservatory with Separate Shower Room and Boiler Room, Two Sets of Staircases.
First Floor - Drawing Room, Double Bedroom, Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower-room, Family Bathroom.
Outside - Paved Drying Area/Log Store, Utility Room, Workshop, Lean-to Potting Shed, Kitchen Garden leading to Naturalistic Garden Area with Fruit Trees, Lawned Garden with Herbaceous Borders, Greenhouse, Tandem Garage, Parking.
Norham 4 miles, Berwick-upon-Tweed railway station 6 miles, Cornhill on Tweed 8 miles, Coldstream 10 miles, Edinburgh 61 miles, Newcastle 64 miles.
(all distances are approximate).
â¢ Mains electric & water.
â¢ Drainage to a septic tank, shared with two other nearby properties.
â¢ Oil Fired Central Heating
â¢ Supplementary Wood Burner and Eco Electric Heater in Study
â¢ High speed broadband services are available.
Fixtures and Fittings
All integrated white goods (excluding the washing machine), fitted carpets, and blinds form part of the sale.
Listing and Conservation
Strathlea is not listed, nor in a conservation area.
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