See inside Whitburn's historic Red Cottage as Grade II-listed home - complete with air raid shelter - goes on market for £999,999

A historic Grade II-listed home in Whitburn, complete with an air raid shelter and huge garden, has gone up for sale.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 6:00 am
The stunning Grade II-listed Red Cottage on Church Lane in Whitburn is up for sale.

The stunning Red Cottage on Church Lane in Whitburn has gone on the market with estate agent Michael Hodgson for £999,999.

The five bedroom detached house was built in 1842 by brick maker Thomas Barnes as a show house to display his wonderful variety of specialty bricks.

It’s interesting features include arched doors and windows, open fires and a patchwork style roof adorned with cricket stump and cricket ball.

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The Red Cottage was built as a show house in 1842 by Thomas Barnes a local brick maker to display his wonderful variety of specialty bricks.

It even has an old air raid shelter in the huge garden, which was previously used as a tennis court.

Let’s take a look inside.

The huge walled garden features a south and west facing patio and a spacious lawn that was previously used as a tennis court.
Situated on Church Lane in Whitburn the home is in an ideal location within the village, boasting easy access to the villages shops and cafes, as well as being within walking distance of the seafront.
The large open-plan kitchen.
The beautiful garden is filled with plants, trees and shrubs.
The garden of property includes a greenhouse as well as the historical feature of an air raid shelter.
The cosy living room features french doors opening to the rear garden.
The dining room features an ornate fireplace and beamed ceiling.
The garden room provides a sunny location to look out over the beautiful walled garden.
The Grade II-listed property boasts many original and period features whilst retaining its charm.
The home features two ensuites and a bathroom.
The property features five bedrooms.
One of the five bedrooms inside of the property which includes charming original and period features.
The modern bathroom inside the historical home.
The house offers plenty of space, with five bedrooms.
The stunning garden of the property which is accessed via a gated entrance that opens to a gravelled driveway leading to the house and garage.