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While the spread of the Coronavirus continues to cause concern, the growing community at Dere Street Homes’ prestigious Longhirst Hall development are continuing to enjoy the superb quiet location that gives them access to a rural lifestyle whilst being just a few minutes’ drive from the beautiful market town of Morpeth and the open spaces of the Northumberland coastline, a designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.

Dere Street Homes’ Development Sales Manager, Joan O’Connor commented, “Of course it’s a worrying time for everyone but we’re still very busy here – we’ve had three buyers move in with another two completions this month alone. We’ve also just sold one of the three show homes so, whilst it’s not completely business as usual, as we have put in plenty of hand washing and sanitation areas, we’re taking a lot of online requests and appointments for viewings and are confident the remaining apartments will quickly sell.”

“Our buyers are looking for something more than a standard new house, they’re looking for a chance to enjoy the healthy, outdoor lifestyle that Longhirst offers whether this be the rural location for walking and cycling, the proximity to beautiful beaches, the security of a limited development with close neighbours or just the peace and quiet of the countryside.”

“Each apartment here 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.”

“The duplex apartments are really just like traditional two storey homes, and offer very generous spaces ideal for families or those simply wanting guest bedrooms. Spring is just around the corner and when the gardens bloom again, Longhirst is a truly magical location to make a new start and transform your life.”

The apartments are surrounded by the mature communal gardens, woodlands and the landscaped lawns of the original Hall which 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.

Prices for the remaining apartments start from £140,000.  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.


20th March 2020

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