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With two golf courses, one of a Championship standard, tennis courts and a cricket pitch right on the doorstep, the leisure facilities adjacent to Dere Street Homes’ prestigious Longhirst Hall development are proving an added attraction to purchasers of the tastefully appointed apartments remaining for sale.

Dere Street Homes’ Development Sales Manager, Joan O’Connor, commented, “We always knew from the feedback of visitors to the previous phases of detached and townhouses that the stunning rural location was a massive factor in buyers’ decision-making, but in addition to the range and design of the apartments, we’re now finding that the proximity of the leisure facilities, particularly the golf courses is a real draw for our clients.”

“We’ve had a great response to our new show apartment and we’re planning to open two further apartments later this Summer. Each apartment here is unique and has been thoughtfully designed to retain character and create light filled interiors with a variety of high quality fixtures and fittings including granite worktops and integrated appliances as standard. The range of designs means that there is something to tempt a wide range of buyers, from professionals to those looking to downsize.  The apartments offer everyone a unique opportunity to enjoy life in this peaceful corner of a luxury private development and we’re now receiving enquiries from all over the country.”

The new show apartment is a spacious three bedroom duplex design built over the first two floors of the four storey apartment conversion and features a very generously sized open plan living space, perfect for entertaining family and friends. The spacious master bedroom enjoys the luxury of full en-suite bathroom facilities.  With a further two double bedrooms and a family bathroom, this design appeals to a wide variety of potential buyers with the bedrooms offering welcoming spaces for guests or the flexibility for a home office.”

Surrounded by mature woodlands and the landscaped lawns of the original Hall, the Longhirst Hall development offers residents the perfect location to enjoy the rural lifestyle and is located off the B1337 road, just a few minutes away from the beautiful Northumberland coastline and 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.

The apartments, ranging from one bedroom to three bedroom designs, are released for sale from £145,000.  Full details are available from Joan O’Connor, Development Sales Manager, Thursday to Monday 10.00am to 5.00pm on 01670 791825 or www.derestreethomes.co.uk.  Development Post Code NE61 3LP.

26th July 2019

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