Nook House, Jesmond Park East, Tyne & Wear, NE7 7BT


This most impressive detached period family home enjoys a corner site within mature gardens and was built circa 1905 and is one of the finest homes in the city that will make a wonderful home with both regional and national buyers.


Mary Walker
Branch Manager


Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule, reception hallway, cloakroom and WC, drawing room, dining room, conservatory, sitting room, breakfasting kitchen, butler’s pantry, side hallway, rear hallway, utility room.

First Floor: Gallery landing, master bedroom, dressing room/study, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bedroom 4, ensuite shower room, family bathroom.

Second Floor: Landing, bedroom 5, bedroom 6, ensuite bathroom, separate WC.

Outside: Electric gates leading to driveway, ample parking, side driveway, further parking, detached double garage, paved south facing sun terrace, west facing sun terrace, south facing lawned gardens, summerhouse.


Nook House makes the most of its corner site setting at the head of Jesmond Park East.

Located close to Heaton Park, Armstrong Park and Jesmond Dene, Nook House has excellent commuting options directly into the city centre where there is a main line rail station that connects to London Kings Cross in less than three hours, whilst to the North of the city is Newcastle International Airport with destinations around the globe.  Jesmond Park East is one of Newcastle’s most sought after residential addresses as is Melbury Road which the property  is on the corner of.  The coast road leads directly out to Northumberland’s Heritage Coastline with  pretty coastal towns such as Whitley Bay and Tynemouth, whilst the city is surrounded by Northumberland’s beautiful countryside with the Tyne Valley and Cheviots on hand.  There is a number of schools available for all ages, whilst there is also access across the city to private schools as well as having local and national shops, restaurants, public houses, coffee shops, banks and post office all on hand, as well as supermarkets.  Jesmond Park East is a great location for those looking for a mature residential area whilst still wishing to be in the heart of all that this beautiful city has to offer.



Built in circa 1905, Nook House is a stunning detached family home which will have to be viewed to be appreciated.  With generous and versatile accommodation, it retains so many original features.  The property will appeal to regional and national buyers alike.  It is a unique home and one that will require an early internal inspection, not only to appreciate the grandeur and the space on offer, as well as its setting and its beautiful south facing lawned gardens.

With stunning features such as herringbone patterned wood flooring, beautiful oak panelled walls, ornate cornicings and feature fire places, the house still has its original doors and door furniture whilst also being well equipped for modern living such as breakfast and kitchen and a number of ensuites.  Accessing the house is via the impressive front door into the entrance vestibule which in turn has a stained glass door leading through into the reception hallway where it starts herringbone flooring.  This beautiful space sets the standard for the rest of the house with stairs leading off to the first floor and a window looking through the conservatory and out over the south facing sun terrace.  From here, doors lead to the principle reception rooms.  The drawing room is a stunning formal reception space towards the front of the property with a bay window that allows for additional natural light and space.  The main focal point of the room is a beautiful fire place with open fire inset.  There are French doors opening through to the garden room and a continuation of the herringbone flooring.  The dining room is directly opposite on the other side of the hallway and it too has a bay window towards the front overlooking the sun terrace, whilst there is also an inglenook recess to the feature fireplace with side windows.  The walls are panelled to Deft Rack height and there is a beamed ceiling.  This beautiful reception space also has a door leading out to the side and west facing sun terrace.  The sitting room was originally designed as the owner’s office.  It has beautiful fitted furniture including display cabinets, book shelves and desk, whilst its main focal point is a log burner which is inset into a stone mantelpiece surround.  This property has a window towards the side elevation.  The conservatory with its tiled flooring is facing south and has French doors leading out to the sun terrace and from there, overlooks the beautiful lawned garden.  The kitchen which is the heart of this family home has a window towards the side elevation which is west facing.  Its main focal point is an AGA whilst there is still a separate gas hob, electric over, range of wall and base cabinets and a door to the butler’s pantry which also links back to the dining room and hallway, as well as having its own wine cellar.  The side hall has stairs off to the first and second floors, the original servants quarters, whilst there is also a rear hallway which leads out to the side parking where the double garage can be found, and from there is a utility room.

The first floor gallery landing is a beautiful space with a window to the side of the half landing and leads to the bedrooms.  The master bedroom is directly over the dining room and is a beautiful room with a lovely light and airy feel with a window to the front overlooking the garden, as well as having the inglenook recess which is a wonderful dressing area.  From here, there is a door leading through to dressing room/study.  This could be a generous double bedroom but offers great versatility to future owners and it has a window towards the front.  Bedroom 2 is currently used as a guest bedroom and is a beautiful space with dual aspect to front and side elevations, it has a beautiful Adam style white marble fire and mantelpiece and cornice ceiling.  Bedroom 3 also a double bedroom, this time towards the side of the property overlooking the driveway and has a walk in storage cupboard and feature cast iron fireplace.  Bedroom 4 has its own ensuite shower room and is towards the rear of the property with a west facing elevation, it is a double bedroom but also links out to the rear landing and up to the additional bedrooms.  Family bathroom with a luxurious suite with a double ended panel bath, wash basin and WC, there is a drench shower with tiled flooring with a window to the side.  On the second floor there is a landing with separate WC, bedroom 5 which could also be a study or little sitting area, bedroom 6 which has its own ensuite bathroom.


Electrically controlled double gates open on to a large driveway which allows for ample parking and leads to the front door.  There is a second gated access leading on to an additional gravel driveway which allows for further parking towards the side elevation for a number of cars and links up to the detached double garage. The garage, subject to planning permission, could potentially allow for further accommodation.  To the west and looked out via the kitchen there is a further sun terrace ideal for the evening sun, whilst to the front is where this magnificent garden comes to life and has a raised sun terrace that leads from the front of the property with steps down to a beautiful lawned garden with mature flower beds and a beautiful summer house.

Nook House, Jesmond Park East, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE7 7BT -  Floorplan (1

General Remarks:

Fixtures and Fittings:

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



Mains gas, mains electricity, ,mains water, mains drainage.






Council Tax Band H

EPC Rating G



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:

March 2020