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Development Site at Townhead Farm, Tow House, Hexham, Northumberland

A residential development opportunity on the edge of a popular Northumberland village setting close to historic Hadrian’s Wall

The Property

Townhead Farm is a collection of agricultural buildings and land set around a farm courtyard on the edge of Bardon Mill and just off the A69. This represents a wonderful opportunity for residential dwellings, holiday home accommodation or similar subject to the necessary planning consents. The stone built byres may suit conversion whilst the covered hay barn and ancillary stores could be removed to allow space for possible new build. The site has two points of easy access from the main road. There is mains electricity and mains water supply to the site.

There is an opportunity to convert the buildings into holiday accommodation, a bunkhouse or bed and breakfast in order to take advantage of the local tourism. Housesteads, Vindolanda, The Sill, Thirlwall Castle, Walltown Country Park and the Roman Army Musuem are all close by and enjoy a great number of visitors throughout the year. The local Errington Reay pottery and shop in Bardon Mill is also a draw for tourists and locals.

Local Information The property sits on the edge of the popular Tyne Valley village of Bardon Mill, offering a beautiful setting within easy reach of local facilities. Bardon Mill offers everyday amenities with a village store and tea room, pub, mobile post office and renowned pottery. The Bardon Mill & Henshaw village hall is the UK’s first earth-sheltered village hall and offers a range of clubs and facilities for the active community. Nearby Haydon Bridge offers further facilities including a convenience store while Haltwhistle offers supermarkets, a good selection of shops, leisure centre and outdoor swimming pool, primary and secondary schooling, professional services and a new hospital. Additional services including larger supermarkets, schooling, a larger hospital, a further range of shops and eateries are available in Hexham. Both Newcastle and Carlisle are easily accessible and provide further cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.  The beautiful surrounding area provides walks and other country pursuits with Hadrian’s Wall country and the Northumberland National Park nearby and the Hadrian’s Wall Cycleway from which to enjoy the spectacular countryside. The Lake District is also easy to reach. For the commuter the A69 provides excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west, with onward access to the A1 and M6 respectively. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible. The rail station at Bardon Mill provides regular cross country services, which in turn link to other main line services to major UK cities north and south. There is also a bus service to Carlisle and Newcastle which runs through the village.

Approximate Mileages Bardon Mill 1.0 miles | Haltwhistle 3.9 miles | Hexham 11.8 miles | Corbridge 15.7 miles | Carlisle 25.4 miles | Newcastle International Airport 30.5 miles | Newcastle City Centre 32.8 miles

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