Rare on the market Northumberland coastal house on famous terrace now for sale
The eye-catching Grade II listed period house will be a familiar sight to anyone who has traveled on the East Coast Mainline
If you’ve ever traveled by train on the East Coast Main Line between London, Newcastle and Edinburgh, chances are you’ve admired this property from afar.
The Grade II listed period house is on Lovaine Terrace in Alnmouth, painted pastel green, and has been a much loved family home for over 40 years.
The row of Northumberland properties it forms part of was built by the Duke of Northumberland around 1860. It forms a terrace of eight colour-washed houses of historical significance as the earliest example of concrete block construction.
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The attractive and easily recognizable houses, located in this special conservation area in Alnmouth, have been captured in paintings by local artists for years and can be clearly seen from all trains passing on the main Alnmouth railway line. East cost.
The three-storey house currently for sale there requires internal updating and is rare on this historic terrace, having large gardens to the front and a separate garden to the rear.
On the ground floor is a reception hall with balustraded staircase leading to the first floor, a lounge with stunning views over the terrace to the estuary, a dining room with AGA and sliding stripped pine doors opening on the living room as well as a small kitchen.
On the first floor there is a bathroom with a cast iron bath, a large double bedroom with superb views over the estuary and a further double bedroom and a single bedroom, also with views over the estuary.
On the second floor is a large loft bedroom, formerly two bedrooms, with a large skylight with a raised sitting area to take in the lovely view.
Outside at the front of the house is a lovely terraced seating area with views over the estuary, with a door opening onto a private path leading along the Lovaine terrace, and in turn onto a Good sized terraced and sloping garden overlooking the estuary and open fields.
To the rear of the house, on the approach to Grosvenor Terrace, there is additional private garden space with the benefit of off-street parking for one car, and with potential for two cars if required.
* Lovaine Terrace, Alnmouth, Northumberland is priced above £795,000 and is marketed by Sanderson Young, Alnwick.