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Property Status : Under Offer

Favells House, Eighton Banks, NE9 7XD
Asking Price : £495,000
"...Outstanding four bedroom home, taking on a large proportion of this circa 1804 Manor House with private gated grounds & gardens, sympathetically extended in 2015 to enhance the living accommodation with an inviting family lounge"
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  • Outstanding Period Property
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Private Gated Grounds
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Desirable Semi-Rural Position
  • Commanding Circa 1804 Building
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A most outstanding home, Favells House is a commanding period residence, the original building having been constructed circa 1804, with Favells House retaining the very best elements of this historic country manor. Boasting an enviable position of privacy within striking grounds & gardens, accessed via remote controlled gates which open to a gravel driveway that sweeps towards a grand turning circle. The interior has been finished to an exceptional standard, a genuine credit to the present owners who have crafted a welcoming home with a seemingly effortless balance of authentic period character aside tasteful contemporary additions , sympathetically extended & updated in 2015 to incorporate a family lounge with superb orangery design canopy. The desirable semi-rural setting of Eighton Banks affords notable transport links to Newcastle City Centre, The A1 Motorway, Sunderland & Washington. The layout follows; entrance vestibule, grand reception hallway, sitting room, dining kitchen, family lounge, guest cloakroom, commanding staircase to the first floor landing, master bedroom, family bathroom, dressing room, staircase to the second floor landing opening to the second double bedroom, two further bedrooms and a guest bathroom. A detached double garage rests within the grounds. Over countless years a canopy of mature trees define the boundaries of the property, whilst evergreen shrubs and borders enhance the privacy of the lawn garden, flanked by the private gated gravel drive. Favells House has the ability to enchant, captivate and inspire, without hesitation a viewing of Favells House comes with our warmest recommendations.

Entrance Vestibule 6.1ft x 5.9ft (1.8m x 1.7m) Max: An authentic oversize painted glazed panel timber door opens to the entrance vestibule finished with Italian marble tile flooring and mosaic border detailing. Further to which the ceiling is presented with a central rose and corner cornice, natural light is welcomed through an arched window above the door which flows via a glazed panel style door to the reception hallway.

Reception Hallway 32.3ft x 6.2ft (9.8m x 1.8m) & 14ft x 5.9ft (4.2m x 1.7m) Max: The grand and impressive reception hall is all that could be expected of such a commanding property, opening from the vestibule the hall provides access to the sitting room and dining kitchen, with a striking hand finished oak spindle staircase, anchored by a prominent newel post, which rises to the first floor landing. Twin arched columns frame the hallway whilst natural light form the entrance vestibule and landing window bounce across porcelain tile flooring. Features of note within the reception hall include ceiling cornice, traditional styled radiator, attractive corbels to the column archways, twin ceiling roses, high skirting boards and an under staircase storage cupboard, plus a telephone entry system linked to the grounds main gates.

Sitting Room 16.3ft x 15.1ft (4.9m x 4.6m) Max: The lead reception room rests to the front facing view of the home with access from the reception hall, with two timber frame windows complete with working shutters which overlook the private grounds and gardens. Finished in soft neutral tones with a subtle accent of carefully chosen wallpaper, the owners have created an inviting family lounge, the heart of which being the striking hand painted period fireplace with a living flame coal effect gas fire set within a cast iron grate resting upon a polished marble hearth. Features of the room continue with high level skirting boards, telephone and television points, painted panel style door, ceiling cornice with central ceiling rose, bespoke under window storage cabinets and a traditional style radiator.

Dining Kitchen 18.8ft x 11.5ft (5.6m x 3.4m) Max: Placed to the rear elevation of Favells House is the dining kitchen with access from the reception hall and through access to the family lounge/sun room. The kitchen has been refurbished to an exceptional standard, presented with an extensive selection of aged cream tone wall and base storage cabinets finished with a contoured natural granite work surface and original stone flagged flooring. In addition to which the kitchen benefits from ceiling cornice, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer, white ceramic Belfast sink with swan neck mixer tap, under counter lighting, fitted storage drawers, attractive glazed door dresser, traditional central heating radiator, central ceiling rose, wine rack and a centre piece Rangemaster double oven stove with multi ring hob recessed into a chimney breast alcove with discrete extractor fan and prominent mantle. The room is shown to accommodate a dining table with four chairs, whilst the cream tones of the fitted cabinets and reflective qualities of the granite counters are picked up by the tasteful signature wall coverings.

Family Lounge: 21ft x 12ft (6.4m x 3.6m) Max: This superb addition was completed by the present owners during 2015, creating a second reception room to the ground floor of the property, presented as an informal family lounge/sun room, boasting a remarkable double glazed orangery ceiling which floods the room with natural light. Further to which double glazed French style doors open to a rear courtyard patio, with attractive signature wallpaper, low voltage ceiling recessed dimmer control spotlighting, ceiling coving and a focal point polished marble fireplace and hearth.

Guest Cloakroom: Located to the ground floor of the property, the guest cloakroom is fitted with a ceramic hand wash basin and low level button flush w.c. In addition the cloakroom is finished with inspired library pattern wallpaper, fitted shelving, tile flooring, ceiling coving and an extractor fan.

First Floor Landing: The commanding hand finished oak wood staircase rises to a turning half landing with a central carpeted finish, each step detailed by twin fastened carpet rods. Natural light is welcomed across the landing and into the reception hall from a timber frame rear elevation window catching the subtle sheen of the jacquard pattern wallpaper which accentuates the ceiling heights and presence of this remarkable home. The oak wood spindle staircase anchored by attractive newel posts continues through the half landing to the first floor leading to the master bedroom, family bathroom, dressing room and a further staircase to the second floor accommodation, with a traditional central heating radiator and ceiling cornice.

Master Bedroom 21.8ft x 15.5ft (6.6m x 4.7m) Max: The present owners have created a stunning first floor master bedroom, features include two timber frame windows overlooking the grounds and gardens with a backdrop of mature established trees, both boasting sets of original working timber painted shutters. Highlights continue with telephone and television points, two traditional central heating radiators, ceiling cornice with twin ceiling roses, high skirting boards, dimmer controlled lighting and a commanding varnished wood fireplace surround with cast iron grate and polished marble hearth.

Dressing Room 12.7ft x 6ft (3.84m x 1.83m) Max: The dressing room is situated to the first floor with direct access from the master bedroom and through access to the landing. This useful additional room suggests an ideal dressing room, walk-in wardrobe or linen store.

Family Bathroom 18.7ft x 10.9ft (5.6m x 3.2m) Max: The stylish and luxurious family bathroom is presented with a black & white motif, the centre piece of which is the oversize two person bath. Alongside which the family bathroom boasts twin ceramic pedestal hand wash basins, high level chain-pull cistern w.c. and a step-in glass shower enclosure with mains powered rainfall shower head. In addition to which the room benefits from a timber frame window, ceramic tiling to the walls and flooring, painted panel style door, ceiling cornice, tall vertical radiator and low voltage ceiling recessed halogen spotlighting.

Second Floor Landing: Emulating the oak wood spindles from the grand staircase, an additional staircase rises from the first floor landing reaching to the second floor accommodation, opening to the present master bedroom, second double bedroom and guest bathroom. The second floor landing benefits from a timber frame side elevation window, high skirting boards and traditional radiator, whilst a study/reading area has been creating to the generous landing lobby.

Second Double Bedroom 17.9ft x 11.4ft (5.4m x 3.4m) Max: With access from the second floor landing a further double bedroom rests to the rear of the home, presented as a childs bedroom with twin timber frame dormer windows, traditional central heating radiator and painted panel style door, plus bespoke eaves level storage.

Bedroom Three14.6ft x 10.7ft (4.42m x 3.28m) Max: The third bedroom is placed to the front facing view of the home with access from the second floor landing and will also comfortably accommodate a double size bed. The room is decorated in soft light tones with painted panel style door, timber frame double glazed velux style roof window, low level eaves storage and a traditional styled radiator.

Bedroom Four 14.6ft x 10.6ft (4.42m x 3.2m) Max: The final bedroom also rests to the front elevation of the second floor, presented as a nursery, however purchaser may choose to create a guest bedroom or home office/study. The room features a traditional style radiator, carpeted flooring, low level eaves storage and a double glazed roof window.

Guest Bathroom 17.2ft x 7.1ft (5.23m x 2.44m): Located to the second floor the guest bathroom is presented with a roll top claw foot bath, ceramic pedestal hand wash basin, twin size glass door shower enclosure and low level w.c. In addition to which the guest bathroom features a velux style roof window, ceramic tile splash backs with border detailing, contrasting tile flooring, mains powered shower with rainfall shower head and a traditional style radiator with towel rail.

Gardens, Grounds & Detached Double Garage: Ample parking and storage is provided by a detached double garage which rests opposite the grand gravel turning circle complete with high level eaves storage capacity. An enclosed timber frame kennel is also situated within the gardens. Over countless years a canopy of mature trees define the boundaries of the property, whilst evergreen shrubs and borders enhance the privacy of lawn gardens, flanked by the gated gravel driveway accessed by twin electric operated gates, linked to the property by a telephone entry system.

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