Abbotsford, 3 Linden Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE3 4HD


Abbotsford is a stunning and spacious semi detached period family home located on this exclusive address with wonderful south facing aspect, three floors of versatile accommodation that is located in the heart of central Gosforth and will appeal to a wide range of local and national buyers.  


Mary Walker
Branch Manager


Property Details & Description

Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor:                 

Entrance vestibule, reception hallway, drawing room, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, inner hallway, cloakroom/WC, rear hallway, utility room, boot room.

First Floor:                     

Landing, bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bedroom 4/home office, family bathroom, separate WC.

Second Floor:                 

Landing, bedroom 5, bedroom 6/office, bathroom.


Front south facing lawned garden, rear paved courtyard, double garage, off street parking, south facing views over tennis and bowls club.


Linden Avenue is a quiet private lane to a select number of private family homes that is located in the heart of central Gosforth with access to all that this bustling suburb has to offer.  Gosforth is highly regarded as Newcastle’s most sought after and mature residential area especially for families, it is well equipped with a good high street which has local and national shops, restaurants, public houses, coffee shops, banks and post office.  There are a number of schools as well as access to private schools across the city, there are sports clubs and leisure facilities on hand whilst commuting options directly into Newcastle City Centre and the Town Moor are available by bus, road and Metro.  The city centre has a mainline rail station that connects to London’s Kings Cross in less than 3 hours whilst to the north of the city is Newcastle International Airport with destination around the globe.  Gosforth also has access to the A1 trunk road for regional access and commuting, there is also the coast and Northumberland’s countryside all on the doorstep. 



Abbotsford is a most impressive semi-detached period family home that will have to be viewed to be appreciated with a wonderful location on this quiet lane with a south facing aspect which looks over their private garden, the lane and also tennis and bowls club.  There is a lovely light and airy feel throughout, the rooms are a good size retaining many original features and the house dating back to 1905.  There is a great deal of versatility with the accommodation that is over three floors. 

Heated by gas central heating the property is accessed via the front door that is to the side elevation and leads into the entrance vestibule.  A stained glass panel door that opens through into the beautiful reception hallway with a staircase leading off to the first floor, there is wood flooring and cornice ceiling, access to the inner hallway and the principle reception rooms.  On the half landing is a large west facing stained glass window to the side elevation which is also magnificent.  The drawing room is towards the front of the property and is a formal reception room with a large bay window which allows for additional natural light, it also has a window seat, and its main focal point is a gas living flame fire which has a cast iron inset and ornate timber mantelpiece surround and there is also cornice ceiling.  The dining room is also to the front and with French doors leading out to a south facing patio and the front garden, this generous room has bi-folding doors that open through to the breakfasting kitchen, there are also built in storage cupboards to either alcove and a fireplace with stone surround.  The breakfasting kitchen is the heart of this family home with modern wall and base units with work surfaces, there is a central island with integral glass breakfast bar, built in to the inglenook is a gas range cooker and there is a window looking out over the courtyard.  The inner hallway has a continuation of the wood flooring as does the cloakroom/WC, the rear hallway has tiled flooring and leads out to the rear courtyard, there is a utility room and boot room. 

The first floor landing has stairs leading off to the second floor and a built in storage cupboard which houses the hot water tank.  Bedroom 1 is a generous double room towards the front of the property enjoying the south facing aspect, it has built in wardrobes to one wall and cornice ceiling.  Bedroom 2 is also a double bedroom with a similar elevation, it has two built in storage cupboards and is a good size room.  Bedroom 3 is a double bedroom,, this time towards the rear of the property with a wash basin and built in storage cupboard with double door access.  Bedroom 4 is currently used as an office by the present owners and has a window to the side elevation.  Finally on this floor is the family bathroom with a suite comprising panel bath, wash basin, there is a walk in double shower with drench shower over and a separate WC.  The second floor is currently used as a master suite , bedroom 5 is a generous double room with a Dorma window towards the front southerly aspect, there is under eaves storage and the views to the south over the tennis court and bowls club are wonderful.  Bedroom 6 currently used as an office by the present owners, it is a double bedroom, it has a Dorma window to the side elevation, it also has storage and built in units with shelving and finally is the bathroom on this floor with a white three piece modern suite with double ended panel bath, wash basin and WC, there is a separate shower cubicle with drench shower over. 


Access from the lane is a south facing lawned garden to the front elevation with mature beds and patio area and path that leads to the front door and side elevation.  Towards the rear there is a lovely enclosed paved courtyard which enjoys the afternoon and evening sun with gated access out to the service lane.  There is a double garage which allows for off street parking and is accessed via electrically controlled gates and finally there is a store at the far side of the courtyard.

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General Remarks:

Fixtures and Fittings:

The Items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.



Main’s mains gas central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage.





Council Tax Band: G


EPC Rating: E



By appointment through Rettie Newcastle, 101 St Georges Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle, NE2 2DN, 0191 3389999



1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie Newcastle LLP, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.


2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to be knowledgeable that he has not entered into contract in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.


3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.


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Particulars Prepared:


February 2022