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Inside the Grade II listed farmhouse in Northumberland that’s worth over £1.2m

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Breckon Hill

Guide price: £1,250,000

If you’ve always dreamed of escaping to the country, it’s time to step inside Breckon Hill. In the picturesque countryside near Lowgate, Hexham, Northumberland, Breckon Hill is nestled within rural tranquillity on 3.51 acres of land.

The Grade II listed farmhouse blends historic charm with modern comforts, offering a serene retreat just moments from bustling Hexham. This family home’s gorgeous interiors boast a reception hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, study and a drawing room that exudes elegance – perfect for hosting gatherings and parties.

Upstairs, the principal bedroom with en-suite, guest bedroom and two additional bedrooms give ample space for family and guests. A detached garage, driveway, walled garden, terrace, and dog enclosure outside complement the expansive land, ensuring full outdoor enjoyment.

With incredible views over rolling green fields, Breckon Hill offers the sought-after country lifestyle, promising a sanctuary for those seeking a harmonious blend of heritage and modernity in a rural haven.

Let’s take a tour of Breckon Hill…


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As you enter through the front door, you’ll be greeted by a spacious reception hallway, full of warmth and hospitality, featuring a charming wood-burning stove nestled within a stone fireplace.

From here, the main reception rooms extend outward, including a light-filled sitting room and a refined drawing room, each featuring contemporary window shutters and traditional stone fireplaces.


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The kitchen/dining room seamlessly connects to the sitting room, creating a vibrant open-plan living and entertaining space. Enhanced by a vaulted ceiling and exposed wooden beams, it’s full of character and charm. Modern wall and floor units, along with a large island bench and integrated appliances, complement traditional elements like the range cooker and wood-burning stove.

Handy features include a walk-in pantry, downstairs WC and a spacious study with built-in cupboards, perfect for home working or play. A well-equipped utility room with laundry facilities and external access to the garden by way of a stable door completes this functional yet stylish home.


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As you climb the sweeping staircase that ascends to the first floor, you’ll find the principal bedroom offers dual aspects with amazing countryside views. Featuring built-in wardrobes, an en-suite shower room and plenty of space for both a sofa and bedroom furnishings – this is true comfort.

Three additional bedrooms – two boasting built-in storage and one with an en-suite shower room – all showcase the breathtaking views. Completing the first floor is a luxurious family bathroom, home to a modern freestanding bath and a separate walk-in shower.


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Beyond the farmhouse, you’ll find a sweeping driveway and gravelled area at the front ensuring ample access and parking, as well as a detached garage. Stepping into the back garden, you’ll find a delightful terraced area, perfect for unwinding amidst the serene countryside. A meticulously maintained walled garden, adorned with lush lawns and mature trees and shrubs, adds to the countryside charm.

Plus, a dedicated dog enclosure caters to pet needs. The fenced land extends from the house to the burn, offering versatile options for equestrian or livestock pursuits. Breckon Hill encompasses approximately 3.51 acres of land, presenting a picturesque rural retreat.


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Drive: 2.3 miles

The historic market town of Hexham offers a full range of day-to-day amenities with supermarkets, a good range of shops and restaurants, leisure centre, doctors’ and dentist surgeries, a petrol station, professional services and a hospital. The beautiful surrounding area provides walks and other country pursuits, with golf courses, sports clubs and Hexham racecourse within easy reach.

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Drive: 6.2 miles

The popular Tyne Valley village of Corbridge is also close by and offers a variety of shops, a renowned delicatessen and further restaurants, while nearby Matfen Hall and Close House offer excellent leisure facilities.

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Drive: 25.4 miles

Newcastle City Centre provides further comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities. Along with Newcastle International Airport when jetting off on holiday


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Laura is the Founder and Editor of High Life North. She had the idea to set up an exclusively digital women’s magazine after feeling there was a gap in the market in the North East. With over 10 years of experience in marketing and PR, Laura had a very clear…


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