Four Amazing Homes For Sale with Space to Entertain Friends and Family this Festive Season
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Forest Lodge, Knitsley
A stunning and substantial country house, Forest Lodge features spectacular contemporary design with flowing, open interiors that are bathed in natural light. The expansive sitting room connects to the east-facing terrace via huge sliding patio doors, while an atrium ceiling floods the house with light. The breathtaking kitchen and family room is the heart of the home and is ideally set up to host to family and friends for every occasion. Meanwhile, when it is time to relax, the cinema room is the ultimate in home entertainment, complete with projector screen and cinema-style lighting. Outside you’ll find extensive landscaped gardens, equestrian facilities and land extending in all to around 11 acres.
Guide price: £1,850,000
The Dutch Barn, Knitsley
The Dutch Barn is a stunning five-bedroom house set on an exclusive farmstead development dating back to 1750, offering luxurious and versatile accommodation throughout. Constructed from metal with cedar cladding, while still linking to the stone-built former byre, this home contrasts modern finishes with traditional features. Inside, a large open-plan kitchen/living/dining space is the ideal hub for gathering everyone together. Glass doors fill the area with light while offering views over the rear garden, and underfloor heating adds a warming touch. Rustic industrial-style wall panelling spans the full length of the back wall, whilst in the bespoke kitchen the central island is great for casual dining.There are five double bedrooms all with ensuite facilities, meaning guests can stay late into the night without worrying about getting home.
Guide price: £850,000
West Grange Estate, Scots Gap
Dating from the late 1800s and formerly part of the beautiful Wallington Estate, West Grange is a stunning period country house which has been lovingly restored and sympathetically refurbished over the last three years. Now perfect for hosting, the house has a wealth of character including a stone-built exterior, fabulous high ceilings and oak floors, sash and case windows with working shutters, and solid mahogany doors with individually carved architraves and beading. The impressive reception hallway forms the heart of the house, with doors leading to all the reception rooms and kitchen/breakfast room, while the formal dining room and drawing room are excellent entertaining rooms of generous proportions, with feature marble fireplaces and bay windows. With 10 large double bedrooms within the house, as well as an annexe apartment with two bedrooms and a cottage with a further three, there is plenty of room, making this the perfect place to bring a large group together to celebrate.
Guide price: £1,995,000
Bellshill Tower, overlooking Bamburgh
Located in a beautifully peaceful rural setting, Bellshill Tower is an appealing holiday let property with views of the stunning Northumberland coastline and historic Bamburgh Castle. Approached via a private single-track lane, this is an ideal location to gather family and friends for a special get together on the coast. The stone-built three bedroom property provides attractive accommodation with clean, neutral décor, including wooden flooring and oak internal fittings, along with large windows which let in plenty of natural light. The main ground-floor living space is an open-plan living, kitchen and dining room, which has a corner wood burning stove to cosy up next to. Meanwhile upstairs, two of the bedrooms have striking full-height arched windows, affording views towards the coast to the east, and across the surrounding woodland to the west.
Guide price: £575,000