Lanercost Drive, NE5
A traditional semi -detached property with garden and garage, and space for off street parking. There is no onward chain. Situated in a quiet, pleasant and family friendly area near to all local amenities and in the catchment area for good primary and secondary schools. Close to good bus routes for Newcastle city centre, as well as bus routes to other areas of the city, and only a 10-minute drive to St James’ metro station for public transport links to wider areas. Newcastle University, RVI, the Metro Centre, the A69, A1 and airport are all within easy reach.
The property comprises a light and spacious hallway, 2 reception rooms, extended kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a garage with plumbing for washing machine. There is a large garden to the rear. Warmed by gas central heating, fully insulated loft and external walls, and double glazed. Some original features.
This is a lovely family home but needs some updating and modernising. Freehold.
Double glazed porch leading to the spacious, bright, welcoming hallway with original wood panelling and plate rack. Some original lino tiling. Original coloured glass window lights. Small storage cupboard under the stairs, and area for shoes and coats.
Front reception room. A large, pleasant, light and sunny room with bay window. Original coving and mid height dado rail, laminate floor. TV aerial. Heated by radiator.
Rear reception room. A second large pleasant room with a bay window overlooking the garden (would lend itself well to patio doors). Original mid-height dado rail, marble style fire surround and large mantlepiece with gas fire. Heated by radiator. Some original lino. TV aerial socket.
Kitchen with dining area:
Good sized extended kitchen with separate dining/breakfasting area. Benefits from 2 double glazed windows which give lots of light and a spacious feel. Also has a traditional pantry and access to both rear garden and internal access to garage. Heated by radiator in the dining area. The kitchen needs modernising although it is plumbed for dishwasher. Services includes gas for cooker.
Access to Garage:
Garage/storage area has enough room for a small car, but is plumbed for washing machine and has been used as a utility area.
Front bedroom: good sized double bedroom with one fitted wardrobe/drawers in white. A lovely sunny room with great views across the west of the city to the Tyne Valley. Bay window gives extra space and light. Heated by radiator. Phone point.
Rear Bedroom: A second good-sized bedroom with some built in shelving (but allows access to pipework). Can be used as a large single room or reasonable double bedroom. Large window overlooking the rear garden, giving another sunny, pleasant space. Heated by radiator.
Second front Bedroom: The smallest bedroom suitable for a single bedroom or good-sized study. This room still has the original mid- height dado rail Heated by radiator.
Bathroom: Large bathroom and toilet with good, walk-in electric shower. The bathroom suite has a reclaimed original 1940’s free standing bath with claw feet, also reclaimed sink both with modern, sympathetically chosen fittings. Warmed by heated towel rail. Painted wooden floor. Additional lighting over the sink with shaver point.
Upstairs landing: loft access hatch with sprung trapdoor and integral folding steps with safety rail.
Loft: Partly boarded out loft with electric lighting. Central heating boiler is housed in the loft. The boiler is in excellent working order and has a full-service history. The loft is well insulated and provides additional storage area.
Garden to the rear: There is a large, family sized, North facing garden. There is a patio area at the end of the garden with a small raised flower bed. Despite being North facing this area enjoys a lot of sunshine. There is a currently unused and covered garden pond, and a mature, but recently lopped, flowering cherry tree. The garden allows great views across the west of the city.
The garden can also be accessed by a passage from the front garden.
Garden to the front: Most of the front area is block paved and is large enough for a small car to be parked in front of the garage. There are 3 small flower beds planted with sun loving scented flowers and herbs.
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From the horse's mouth
The light and airy hallway which gives the whole house a friendly, welcoming feel and a great sense of space
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