High Rochester, Northumberland

£325,000
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High Rochester The Bastle Newcastle Upon Tyne NE19 1RB UK

High Rochester, Northumberland

High Rochester The Bastle Newcastle Upon Tyne NE19 1RB UK
  • £325,000
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • Council tax band: B
  • Detached 400 year old Grade II listed former defendable farmhouse
  • EPC RATING D
  • Freehold property
  • Open plan dining kitchen with a magnificent inglenook fireplace
  • Potential for a second home or holiday let
  • Stunning rural location and views
  • Three Generous Bedrooms
  • Tranquil surroundings, outbuildings and walled garden

A rare opportunity to purchase a unique detached character property situated within the heart of the Northumberland National Park and Dark Sky International Park. The Bastle is a 400 year old Grade II listed former defendable farmhouse with 5ft thick walls located within the remains of the Scheduled Roman border fortress of Bremenium. Its elevated position affords splendid views across the valley of Redesdale to the Kielder forest and hills beyond. The property is well situated to explore Northumberlands many historic and natural attractions such as Hadrians Wall, Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island, the Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water which can be reached via the longest forest drive in the UK. The front door opens to a convenient entrance porch and a spacious open plan dining kitchen with a magnificent inglenook fireplace and stairs to the first floor. Completing the ground floor layout is a hallway leading to a charming double bedroom with storage and an en-suite shower room. Stairs lead to the dual aspect first floor living room with exceptional views over the valley, a further two double bedrooms and landing leading to the bathroom. Externally the property benefits from a beautiful garden laid to lawn with patio to enjoy the tranquil surroundings, an outbuilding and walled garden that would make a wonderful vegetable plot. Freehold property, EPC rating D, council tax band B.

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  • Residential
  • Property Type
  • 3
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Bathrooms

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