Property of the Week from Chapman Stickels: Iconic home with outstanding church view

By Derek Davis

5th Sep 2021 | Property of the Week

If you are looking for a new home, or are interested in selling yours, then look no further than our Property Of The Week features, which showcase the most interesting homes for sale on our Shotley peninsula Nub News property pages, now being sponsored by estate agents Chapman Sickels.

The Corner House with a wonderful view of Kersey church, is an iconic Grade II listed home on the market with Chapman Stickels a guide price of £875,000.

Dating from the 15th Century, the front section forms the original part of the house which comprises the principal reception rooms.

To the east, a twin aspect sitting room gives delightful views over the garden and the pretty street scene to the north, likewise the dining hall (with cellar - having light, carpeted, power and TV point). Both rooms have Tudor brick arched fireplaces which are attractive focal points.

The remaining principal reception room, a study, is to the west, giving further scenic views over the adjacent 'Ancient Houses'.

To the rear, a range of later single storey additions comprise the kitchen and breakfast room with fitted pine units and work surfaces on two walls, with an oil-fired AGA, boiler and pantry.

Adjacent to the kitchen (east) is the garden room with double doors onto the patio. Accessed via a glazed vestibule to the east, the remaining ground floor space comprises a side hall, utility room and shower room.

The first floor mostly forms the original front part of the house which mirrors the scenic views of the ground floor – particularly the main bedroom - which has an unusual 'half barrel' fireplace.

The front corridor leads to a family bathroom and three further bedrooms, where the end two western single bedrooms are formed by a central modern stud wall which could be easily removed, and in doing so, would reinstate one large double room.

Outside, the wonderful part-walled gardens are a special feature which are located immediately to the east of the house and extend to the south, forming a lower section.

The gardens chiefly consist of a raised shingle terrace leading onto areas of lawn which meander through well- tended flower and shrub borders with areas of soft fruits and small apple trees.

Accessed via the The Street, a paved parking area provides further off-road parking through timber gates.

Of particular note is the detached outbuilding / garage being a former Blacksmith's workshop, which displays attractive brick nogging on its southern wall.

This building has power connected and a lean-to log store. In all, the property covers some 0.26 acres.

For more details browse the brochure here or to arrange a viewing, contact estate agents Chapman Stickels Call 01473 372 372 or email [email protected]

If your are looking to sell your property on the Shotley peninsula then get in touch with Robert or Ben at Chapman Stickels

*Scroll right on top picture for more images.

Chapman Stickels is a company of independent estate agents established in September 2019, headed by the two founding partners Robert Chapman and Benedict Stickels.

UP CLOSE with partner Robert Chapman talking houses, horses and Hadleigh


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