56 The Drive
, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 4AJ

Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 4AJ
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Detached House


4 Bedrooms


4 Bathrooms


2 Reception Rooms


Property Description

This most impressive detached period family home, renovated and extended by the present owner, is located in the heart of central Gosforth, sits is a mature landscaped plot of circa 0.3 acre, will have a regional and national appeal and requires an internal inspection to be fully appreciated.

Accommodation Comprises

Ground floor: Entrance vestibule, reception hallway, cloakroom, guests wc, drawing room, dining room, open plan living room & dining kitchen, rear hallway/boot room, utility room.

First floor: Landing, principal bedroom, dressing room, ensuite shower room, bedroom 2, ensuite shower room, bedroom 3, ensuite shower room, bedroom 4, family bathroom.

Outside: Front lawn garden, in & out driveway, ample off street parking, integral garage, rear landscaped lawn garden, mature flower beds, various paved patios for outside dining.


Located on The Drive, which is in the heart of central Gosforth Newcastle’s most mature residential area and a constant area of high demand. With regional and national appeal the area is well served with a choice of excellent schooling, whilst there are a number of private schools on hand across the city. Gosforth High Street offers a wide range of local and national shops, restaurants, public houses and coffee shops, banks and post office. There are a number of sports clubs and leisure facilities, including South Northumberland Cricket Club, Northern Rugby Club, whilst good road and bus links connecting into Newcastle city centre where there is a mainline station connecting to London Kings Cross in circa three hours and to the north of Gosforth is Newcastle International Airport with destinations around the globe. The property also benefits from directly backing onto Newcastle’s Town Moor, which creates an open aspect and views heading back towards the city centre.

56 The Drive is an impressive detached family home which has been renovated and extended by the present owner. Sitting in a generous mature plot that extends to circa 0.3 acres this home is impressive in its scale and position. With versatile and generous accommodation spread over 2 floors it will be appealing to a wide range of regional and national buyers. Heated by gas central heating the house is double glazed and will have to be viewed to be appreciated.
Double doors open to the entrance vestibule and from there the reception hallway. This space sets the standard for the rest of the house and has all reception rooms leading from it. There is a cloakroom & guests wc. Double doors open to both principal reception room. The drawing room is to the left and is a great formal reception space. with large picture window to the front and 2 side windows making for a great deal of natural light. Its main focal point is the log burner. The wood flooring continues from the hallway and glazed double doors open to the open plan living space to the rear. To the right of the hallway is the dining room. This versatile space is also to the front elevation and too has a continuation of the wood flooring.
Running the full width of the back of the house and with generous bi-folding doors out to the garden is the open plan living room and dining kitchen. This is a fantastic family space that is the heart of the house. The kitchen is fitted with modern wall and base cabinets and central island that allows for informal dining and integral appliances. Tiled flooring with under floor heating runs throughout this space and the open plan living space makes an amazing space that links so well out to the landscaped garden. Finally on this floor there is a rear hallway that is also tiled. Has doors to both the driveway to the front and garden to rear. Fitted with storage cupboard it also acts as a boot room. There is a separate utility room, boiler cupboard and door that leads to the garage.

On the first floors the gallery landing has a large picture window to the rear. The principal bedroom is a generous double with a dressing room, that was originally bedroom 5, and modern ensuite shower room with walk in shower, wc and wash basin. Both bedroom 2 and 3 are also generous double rooms. One to the rear and the other the front. They also have ensuite shower rooms with walk in showers, wash basins and wc. Bedroom 4, currently the spare room is a double and over the landing is the family bathroom with modern white 3 piece suite and separate walk in shower.

Outside: Sitting in a generous plot that is circa 0.3 acres (0.3157 Acres - 0.1278 Hectares) the house has a lawn front garden with in and out driveway, allowing for ample parking and access to the integral garage. To the rear is a large, mature and private lawn garden with well stock flower beds and various paved patios.

More Details

Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax band: G

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