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three of a kind; Northumberland boasts plenty of beautiful farmhouses. Here we take a look at three now on the market.

What: A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached Northumberland farmhouse in popular shire area of Hexham.

Highlights: The property - which has extensive and flat grazing paddocks surrounding the property - is accessed down a long private driveway.

Accommodation includes an entrance lobby, living room, dining room, conservatory, farmhouse-style kitchen, breakfast room, laundry room and rear porch. The first floor has four bedrooms - the master with en-suite - and shower room.

There is a detached double garage, driveway parking and gardens front and rear. There is also a wooden stable block with four large loose boxes and tack and feed room.

Where: Cooks House, Hexhamshire, Hexham.

Agent: Northumbria and Cumbria, (01434) 600146

Price: Offers in the region of pounds 695,000

What: A stone-built attached farmhouse with charm and character.

Highlights: Original features include exposed stone walls, flagstone flooring, ceiling beams, inglenook fireplaces and Georgian sash windows.

In an elevated position with views over the Derwent Valley and open farmland it has a small woodland copse as well as approximately four acres of land.

Accommodation includes an entrance porch, entrance hall, kitchen breakfast room, day room, utility room, sitting room, cloakroom, dining room and study.

On the first floor there is a half landing, full landing, four bedrooms - one with en-suite - and a family bathroom. At the rear there is an external courtyard and to the front there is a garden with a flagstone sun terrace. There is a double garage with power and light connected.

Where: The Farmhouse, High Waskerley Farm, Nr Shotley Field

Agent: RPS Property Consultants, (01434) 608980

Price: Guide Price of pounds 695,000

What: A tenanted agricultural and residential portfolio in the heart of Northumberland should interest investors.

Highlights: The property extends to approximately 595 acres, including a large principle farmhouse, six cottages and a good range of traditional and modern farm buildings to the west of Alnwick.

The land comprises 329 acres of arable and 258 acres of pasture. The principal farmhouse and three of the cottages are occupied under and Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancy, however three further cottage fall outside this security of tenure. A further incentive for purchasers is, unusually for let farms, the possibility of 100% Agricultural Property Relief under the Inheritance Tax rules.

Where: Thrunton, Alnwick, Northumberland.

Agent: Strutt & Parker, tel: (01670) 500870

Price: Offers in excess of pounds 2,250,000.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jun 7, 2008
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