North Walled Gardens, Gosforth

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Bradley Hall are delighted to introduce North Walled Gardens, the second phase of the prestigious development, The Walled Garden. Situated within the grounds of Newcastle Racecourse on a site extending approximately four acres.The Gosforth Park estate covers approximately 2,000 acres and was owned from about 1509 by wealthy merchants, coal mine and land owner, the Brandlingfamily. Gosforth House was built between 1755 and 1764 for Charles Brandling (1733-1802) to a design by renowned architect James Paine. To adorn his newmansion, Brandling laid out Gosforth Park and a 50-acre lake. In 1880, the house was sold with 807 acres to High Gosforth Park Ltd, the company which wasformed to establish a racecourse on the estate. Gosforth House is now known as Brandling House, and is the heart of racecourse hospitality.The Walled Gardens formed the centre of the horticultural activity at Gosforth House. Historically, the essential function of the walls surrounding the walledgarden was to shelter the garden was to shelter the garden from the wind and frost, ensuring protection for the plants and produce being there. The Walls mayhave also served a decorative purpose, evidence of which can still be seen on the pillars leading into the entrance of the estate.Gosforth is an affluent area benefiting from shops, bars and restaurants, the development provides exceptional access to the local amenities and some of themost outstanding schools in the country.Newcastle upon Tyne is the regional capital of the North East of England with approximately 1.6 million people living 45 minutes of the city. The city benefits fromaccess to the main train station with intercity connections throughout the country, and excellent road links with the A1(M) and A194(M) providing direct access to Leeds, Edinburgh and London. The North Walled Garden consists of eight, four-bedroom semi-detached split-level properties with easily maintained Sedum curved rooves. On the ground floor the front door opens into a charming entrance porch, with a useful downstairs cloakroom fitted with W/C and wash basin. Off the hall are two staircases, one taking you to the first floor living room and the other to the lower ground floor, which opens to a generous kitchen/ dining room. From here the bi-folding doors open fully to take in the terrace and garden area. The luxurious and modern fitted kitchen, designed by Callertons, includes an island unit, with breakfast bar, complimentary granite surfaces, induction hob, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher. Off the kitchen there is a large pantry cupboard fitted with separate washing machine and tumble dryer. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor, the largest of which is served by an en-suite and benefits from a spacious wardrobe. Bedroom 4 could be converted into an office/ study. Back into the hallway and up the bespoke oak staircase to the first floor living room which has a small terrace overlooking the garden and grounds beyond and benefits from a delightful curved feature Glulam beamed ceiling. Further steps lead up to two further bedrooms, the master being served by a generous en-suite and spacious dressing area. The family bathroom is fitted with a double-ended bath, walk-in shower, twin round wash hand basins set on a vanity unit and a W/C. This small gated community is an elite development of semi-detached properties which shall prove to be one of the most sought after and desirable addresses inthe North East. The luxurious new properties are nestled within the original walls, offering contemporary, spacious living within historical surroundings.

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