Hexham

Hexham area offers everything from market towns and villages to beautiful hamlets and individual cottages situated in Northumberland /Cumbria’s areas of outstanding natural beauty. All areas offer an assortment of housing styles ranging from modern and contemporary to older and traditional whilst oozing with character. The range of facilities available varies from location to location.

Hexham is an historic, bustling Town in the heart of the Tyne Valley, with Hexham Abbey being the historic centrepiece of the town, dating back to 675 AD. In addition there are two medieval towers …. Hexham Old Gaol – the oldest purpose built prison in England and a Moot Hall which dates back from 14th / 15th century.

Hexham is not just a place for those who love the past - it has much to offer with shops, leisure facilities, well renowned schools, supermarkets, antique and gift shops, and all the services you would expect to find in a town of this size. All interests are covered from recreational sports to golf, from dance and drama to Cinema and the Arts, centred around the award-winning Queen’s Hall Arts Centre. Hexham plays host to a well-supported local farmers market which boasts some of the best food and local produce around.

A quaint beautiful Roman village, Corbridge offers many boutique shops, delis, pubs and restaurants as well as being the ideal base to explore Hadrian’s Wall and fabulous surrounding countryside. The town stands on the banks of the river Tyne, and crossed by the signature seven arched Bridge. The traditional character style property which is a feature of this town steeped in a rich abundance of history, are much sought after with good transportation links. In addition to the Town itself, Corbridge has a variety of Villages and Hamlets with much to offer in the way of houses with a difference. Riding Mill lies in close proximity and offers some of the most exclusive properties in the area.

A quaint beautiful Roman village, Corbridge offers many boutique shops, delis, pubs and restaurants as well as being the ideal base to explore Hadrian’s Wall and fabulous surrounding countryside. The town stands on the banks of the river Tyne, and crossed by the signature seven arched Bridge. The traditional character style property which is a feature of this town steeped in a rich abundance of history, are much sought after with good transportation links. In addition to the Town itself, Corbridge has a variety of Villages and Hamlets with much to offer in the way of houses with a difference. Riding Mill lies in close proximity and offers some of the most exclusive properties in the area.

Haydon Bridge is located on both sides of the River South Tyne, with a history in keeping with the surrounding areas witnessing the invasions of the Border Reivers. The original Haydon Village was located on the hill a mile north of the present village, and character properties abound in this area with Bastle Houses being a feature. The views from the houses at the top of North Bank are truly breath taking looking down over the Tyne Valley and Langley Castle in the distance. A good variety of housing is available both in Haydon Bridge itself and the surrounding Villages, and again, transport links are good. The area of Haydon Bridge also incorporates Slaley, Allendale, Catton, Allenheads, and Carrshields…. All quality characteristic desirable locations.

Haltwhistle’s existence can be traced back to Roman times, as it is one of the closest locations to Hadrians Wall. The area developed because of its location between Carlisle and Newcastle, and that remains an important feature of the town to this day. Whilst coal mining was a major influence on the Town, this has now been replaced with Tourism due to the local attractions and the infamous Hadrian’s Wall. A wide range of properties are on offer ranging from apartments to unique country houses and extends to Gilsland and Brampton to the west.

Bellingham and the surrounding Villages are sprawled across the vast area of Northumberland’s beautiful National Park. Famous as a stopping point on the Pennine Way trail, it is popular with walkers and cyclists alike. This area of open countryside extends to Kielder, renowned for being the largest man made reservoir in Europe and providing a plethora of activities both on and off the water. House styles range from Bastle Houses, Country Estates, Barn Conversions, to traditional town / village dwellings.

The town of Alston lies on the confluence of the River South Tyne and the River Nent. The area is rich in minerals with the landscape being influenced by the effects of varying methods of mining over the centuries. The current Town dates back to around 1164, but Alston has Viking connections and discoveries going much further back in time, and to this day claims to be the highest market town in England. Lying within the North Pennines, the surrounding area is farmland, moors and woodland, with properties being mainly traditional in character and spread over the surrounding rural countryside. Associated villages include; Nenthead and Garrigil.