Dere Street Homes are approaching their third anniversary at their prestigious Longhirst Hall development during which time they have successfully restored and developed a wide range of homes to create a unique development in a magnificent parkland setting and rural location.
Dere Street Homes’ Development Sales Manager, Joan O’Connor commented, “The first home we completed and sold here was the former Decoro Spa which we converted to a spectacular five bedroom detached home which was sold off plan. The original Hall was restored to five exceptionally spacious homes which are sold and we have converted the later additions into luxurious townhouses which are also all now sold, and a range of one, two and three bedroom apartments.”
“The common factors in all of these properties has been excellent designs and the superb location and, following a flurry of reservations for the remaining apartments, only one two bedroom apartment remains with south facing views over the superb landscaped parkland of the original estate.”
Plot 34 is a superb first floor two bedroom apartment with both the master bedroom and open plan living room enjoying south facing views over the landscaped parks of the estate. With a generously proportioned open plan living room over 35’ in length and a family bathroom complete with separate shower cubicle, the apartment is fully floored with a mix of carpets and engineered oak flooring whilst the kitchen comes complete with granite work tops and integrated appliances.
Joan continued, “It’s a superb apartment and actually bigger in floor area than many three bedroom homes for sale elsewhere in Morpeth, but it’s the views over the parkland that really catch visitors’ attention, particularly at this time of year when the Autumn colours are producing such stunning outlooks onto the open fields and woodlands that surround the estate.”
“Each apartment in this idyllic location is unique and has been thoughtfully designed to maximise space and create light filled interiors with particularly well appointed fixtures and fittings including granite worktops and integrated appliances as standard. The apartments offer everyone a unique opportunity to enjoy life in this peaceful corner of a beautiful, private development.”
Surrounded by mature woodlands and the landscaped lawns of the original Hall, the development offers residents the perfect location to enjoy the rural lifestyle while being just a few minutes’ drive from the beautiful market town of Morpeth and the Northumberland coastline, a designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Located off the B1337 road, and offering easy access to the new Morpeth Bypass, Longhirst is close enough to links to the new road to allow easy commuting to Tyneside and beyond, whilst being far enough away to retain its truly rural setting
The original Hall dates back to 1828 when the Lawson family commissioned John Dobson to build their country residence – the same architect who designed Newcastle’s famous Grey Street and some of the region’s most elegant buildings – and has been described as his finest classical design.
Full details are available from Joan O’Connor, Development Sales Manager on 01670 791825 or www.derestreethomes.co.uk. Sales Centre open Thursday to Monday from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Development Post Code NE61 3NA.