High Pit House, Birtley, Northumberland


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An exceptional extended four bedroom family home occupying an enviable elevated position within circa 1.6 acres of private gardens set against an attractive woodland backdrop.Entrance Porch & Hallway

The primary entrance to the property is reached via an open style porch with tiled flooring leading to an external double glazed door which opens to the hallway. The central hallway provides access to the sitting room/dining room, second reception room, dining kitchen, utility room and guest cloakroom/wc. Features to note include attractive exposed sandstone walls, central heating radiator and two upvc double glazed windows.

Sitting Room

The lead reception room occupies a position to the rear aspect of the home with access from the hallway and through access via an open style exposed sandstone archway to the dining room. Twin white frame upvc double glazed windows overlook the beautiful private rear gardens, whilst the room benefits from telephone and television points, central heating radiator, wall lighting, attractive built in recessed display cabinet and a centre piece focal point solid fuel fire with polished granite hearth and varnished timber surround.

Dining Room

Located to the rear of High Pit House is the dining room with open style archways to the sun room and lounge welcoming natural light into the space. Features include a central heating radiator and wall lighting.

Sun Room

The sun room takes a superb position to the rear elevation with timber frame double glazed windows which maximise the impact of the well tended gardens and woodland backdrop. The sun room also benefits from a central heating radiator and an external timber frame double glazed door opening to the raised stone flagged patio terrace.

Family Lounge

High Pit House benefits from an entirely separate second sitting room, ideal as a family or television lounge. The room is placed to the rear of the property with access from the hallway providing a varnished timber staircase which rises to the first floor landing. Furthermore the room features sliding style white frame upvc double glazed patio doors opening to the rear garden and terrace, wall lighting, central heating radiator and a focal point living flame coal effect gas fire with pleasant surround and mantle.

Dining Kitchen

With access from the hallway the kitchen is set to the front aspect of the property fitted with an extensive range of wall and base storage units finished with roll top laminated counters and ceramic tiled splash backs. In addition to which the kitchen offers two white frame upvc double glazed windows, plumbing for a dishwasher, low level electric kick heater, wall mounted glazed display cabinets, central heating radiator, inset stainless steel sink with double drainer, integrated stainless steel oven with additional integrated steam oven and four ring electric halogen hob with oversize extractor hood, whilst the room is also shown to accommodate a table with four chairs for informal dining.

Utility Room

The useful utility room is fitted with a selection of wall and base storage cabinets plus plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, white frame upvc double glazed window, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, ceramic tiled splash backs and an internal door to the adjacent garage.

Guest Cloakroom/wc

Situated to the ground floor of the property the guest cloakroom is presented with a low level button flush w.c. and ceramic pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap, plus a double glazed window, wall lighting and a central heating radiator.

First Floor Landing

The staircase leads to the generous first floor landing which provides access to the master bedroom, three additional double size bedrooms, the family bathroom and guest shower room with a built in linen store, secondary storage cupboard, double glazed window and two central heating radiators.

Master Bedroom

The master bedroom occupies a dual aspect position to the front and side of the home boasting terrific views across the private gardens taking in stunning countryside and farmland views. The master bedroom is fitted with an extensive range of built in wardrobes with storage and hanging space, complimented by twin side tables and a dressing table. Further to which the room benefits from two white frame upvc double glazed windows, wall lighting, two central heating radiators and additional fitted sliding door wardrobes.

Bedroom 2

With access from the landing the second bedroom is placed to the rear elevation of the property, a generous room shown to accommodate three single beds plus a selection of bedroom furniture. Features of the room include a central heating radiator, spot lighting and a white frame upvc double glazed window taking in striking countryside and garden views.

Bedroom 3

The third bedroom is also set to the rear aspect of the home, a double bedroom which benefits from a white frame upvc double glazed window boasting a superb vantage point to admire the impressive views, a central heating radiator and a selection of fitted wardrobes which also incorporate a dressing table.

Bedroom 4

The fourth and final bedroom is shown to accommodate a king size bed, situated to the rear of the property the room benefits from a white frame upvc double glazed window, spot lighting and a built in storage cupboard/wardrobe.

Family Bathroom

The attractive family bathroom has been refitted with a contemporary styled white three piece suite comprising of oval centre piece twin end bath with polished chrome effect mixer tap and shower attachment, ceramic pedestal hand wash basin with swan neck mixer tap and low level button flush w.c. In addition to which the bathroom offers a white frame upvc double glazed window, wall lighting, central heating radiator, ceramic tiled splash back in mosaic motif and prominent wall mounted vanity mirror.

Guest Shower Room

Adjacent to the family bathroom is the shower room presented with an oversize glass sided shower enclosure with polished chrome effect mains powered shower, ceramic tiled splash backs with border detailing, central heating radiator, spot lighting, double glazed window, extractor fan and ceramic pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap.


The property benefits from an attached oversize garage with electric remote controlled door plus internal doors to both the utility room and workshop.


Attached to the garage is a significant double height outbuilding/workshop with tall electric operated garage style door, inspection pit and generous storage capacity. This unique addition, subject to correct planning approvals could be utilised as an adjoining residence, holiday let or business/office base.

Driveway & Gardens

Generous well tended gardens wrap the property with a sweeping circular driveway and ample parking for visitors. The private rear gardens are particularly impressive overlooked by a stone flagged patio terrace by the main house which takes in mature trees, flowerbeds, shrubs and lawns.

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