Coastal property for sale in Northumberland
Published Dec 6th 2019
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The Northumberland coast is popular with residents and visitors alike; many who holiday in the area often choose to buy a second home in order to enjoy the area more regularly. Due to this popularity there is often competition to secure a coastal property for sale in Northumberland when it becomes available to buy.
The Northumberland Coast is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty running along 64 km of coastline between Berwick Upon Tweed and the Coquet Estuary. It’s designation ensures the protection and preservation of the natural beauty.
This unspoilt corner of north Northumberland boasts sandy beaches and historic castles such as Bamburgh Castle along with the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the bird sanctuary on the Farne Islands.
Whether you are considering buying a property as your main residence or as a holiday home there are several locations which are particularly sought after places to live.
Bamburgh property for sale
is a popular coastal village, known for its sandy beach, castle, coastal walks
and picturesque setting. The village itself is very pretty and has an array of
shops and places to eat and drink including the award-winning Potted Lobster.
There is also an 18-hole golf course in Bamburgh.
are many period properties on offer in and around Bamburgh, many boasting views
of Bamburgh Castle and out to sea. The village is small and property rarely
becomes available to buy, especially the most desirable ones such as many of
the homes located on The Wynding.
Properties in Beadnell
just south of Bamburgh the small village of Beadnell is another sought after
location on the east coast. Beadnell Bay is a very popular beach the crescent
shape meaning it is largely protected from the elements. Beadnell also has a
small quay from which traditional cobbles still fish for sea trout and wild
property in Beadnell is limited due to the size of the village there are many
hamlets and villages nearby that are equally as desirable such as Ellingham.
Coastal homes in Alnmouth
Alnmouth is a small, bustling village which has a large sandy beach which is exceptionally popular with visitors and residents alike. The village has a range of amenities including several places to eat and drink along with a village shop and post office. The village was named one of the ‘best places to live by the sea’ by The Times in 2017.
in Alnmouth is mainly made up of period stone terraced houses and Victorian
villas which boast views over the river and estuary. Alnmouth is also ideal for
accessibility with the A1 nearby and Alnmouth train station offering direct
services to Newcastle, York, Edinburgh and London.
Set further inland, the
market town of Alnwick offers a wide choice of amenities along with attractions
such as Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Garden. For some the ability to reach the
coastline easily is the main appeal along with having ready access to a large
selection of services and shops – Alnwick would work well if this is the type
of location you are looking for.
Alnwick is a popular place to live for families with many good schools available in the area including Shilbottle Primary and Hipsburn Primary schools.
Warkworth: Property for sale near the coast
village of Warkworth is situated about one mile from the coast in a loop of the
River Coquet. Warkworth has a well-preserved medieval castle which stands over
the village. The area is popular with visitors for its historic buildings,
location on the River Coquet and the proximity to the coast.
is not only very picturesque, being encircled by the river, there are also many
places to eat and drink and several useful shops. Many of the most attractive
period properties in the village center are listed buildings. On the outskirts
of the village you can find stone built, historic cottages along with newly
Houses in Amble for sale
small town of Amble is located at the mouth of the River Coquet, in recent
years the town has seen much regeneration with development on the marina and
quayside and many new homes have been built. The harbor village development has
drawn many people into the area.
the beaches of Amble you can see the Coquet Island which is an important nature
reserve for birds. Known to be home to many puffins, the island is also home to
the largest colony of the roseat tern in Britain. Whilst members of the public
are not permitted to venture onto the island there are boat tours which operate
in the summer months allowing visitors to see the islands inhabitants.
Property in Berwick Upon Tweed
Just 3 miles from the Scottish border, Berwick Upon Tweed is at the most northerly tip of Northumberland. The town has an array of amenities including many shops and places to eat and drink, including several independent shops on Bridge Street and West Street.
properties can be found in Berwick Upon Tweed especially around the town centre
and also larger detached period homes on the fringes. There are also many
properties which have stunning views of the River Tweed, or over the town and
out to sea.
Many families choose to
live in Berwick Upon Tweed, not only is there a lot to enjoy in and around the
town there are excellent leisure facilities and good schooling options both
state and private at Longridge Towers School.
Berwick Upon Tweed is
around 60 miles from Newcastle to the south and Edinburgh to the North, with
both being accessible by car or train.
Buying a property by the sea in Northumberland
If you’re looking for a property on the
Northumberland Coast our
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