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Highfield Farm Estate, Near Whittonstall, Northumberland

A Northumberland farm comprising over 600 acres and residential properties, available as a whole or in lots


The Farm

Highfield Farm comprises a late 20th century farm steading which is situated centrally within the land and separate from the residential properties. The local area is ideal for both arable and livestock farming with easy access to the main infrastructure of the North East, yet peacefully located in rural Northumberland. The farm sits centrally within the ring-fenced farmland, with a private tarmac drive and tarmac country lane for easy movement of vehicles and livestock.


Lot 1 – 361.17 acres of mixed arable, pasture, woodland and the farm steading

Lot 2 – 188.13 acres of mixed arable, pasture and woodland

Lot 3 – 22.00 acres of mixed pasture and woodland

Lot 4 – 33.55 acres of mixed pasture, arable and woodland

Residential Properties in separate lots

Total – 604.85 acres


The substantial farm buildings which are set up for wintering cattle, lambing and crop stores are well laid out and most are accessible with large machinery.

Some of the outbuildings on the farm may have development potential, subject to the necessary consents.

Method of Sale

The whole of the Highfield Farm Estate is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in Lots. It is understood the tenure is freehold with vacant possession being available on completion.

Entitlements – Basic Payment Scheme

The Entitlements are excluded from the sale.

Sporting & Mineral Rights

The mineral and manorial rights including sporting rights are included within the sale.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

The property is being sold subject to all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether or not specified within the sales particulars.

Accommodation in Brief

The Gin Gan
Kitchen | Dining Room | Gin Gan | Bedroom | Bathroom | Study/Single Bedroom | Store Room | Boiler Room | Master Bedroom | Bathroom | Dining Hall | Laundry Room

Stable Flat
Entrance Hall | Utility Room/WC | Sitting Room/Kitchen | Bathroom | Two Bedrooms

Orchard Flat
Hallway | Sitting Room | Kitchen | Bathroom | Three Bedrooms | Further Room currently used as a Kitchen | Shower Room | WC

Covered Outdoor Storage Area | Carport | Garage | Workshop | Storage Room | Parking Area

Front Garden | Two Parking Areas | Rear Garden | Summer House | Pond | Two Sheds

Highfield Lodge
Living Room | Garden Room | Breakfasting Room | Utility Room | Master Bedroom with Nursery/Dressing Room and En-Suite Shower | Double Bedroom | Family Bathroom

Garden | Parking

North Cottage
Entrance Hall | Dining Room | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Larder | Cloakroom | Utility Room | Four Bedrooms | En-Suite Bathroom | Study area | Bathroom

Garage | Outbuildings | Garden

Local Information

Highfield Farm Estate is set amidst glorious open countryside a short distance from Whittonstall, a small village which nestles on the southern edge of Northumberland and has a primary school and traditional village pub. The surrounding area is ideal for the outdoor enthusiast with sailing, fishing and other watersports at Derwent Reservoir and championship golf course and spa facilities at Slaley Hall. The attractive village of Shotley Bridge, on the River Derwent, is also nearby and offers a range of local amenities including shops, restaurants and a public house. Both Corbridge and Hexham are within easy reach and offer a further selection of services including artisan shops, delicatessens, supermarkets, restaurants, doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, a hospital, sports facilities and a range of professional services. Newcastle and Durham city centres are not far away and provide comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there are First Schools in Whittonstall and Ebchester, Corbridge Middle School is within easy reach, while secondary schooling is offered at in Hexham and Prudhoe. In addition, Mowden Hall Preparatory School is situated just outside Corbridge and provides private education from nursery up to 13 years. There are several private day schools in Newcastle and Durham.

For the commuter the A68 and A69 give excellent access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west. There is a railway station in Stocksfield which provides services to Newcastle and Carlisle where connecting main line rail services are available to major UK cities north and south. Newcastle International Airport is also easily accessible.

Approximate Mileages

Whittonstall 1.5 miles | Shotley Bridge 3.1 miles | Stocksfield Station 5 miles | Durham Station 17.4 miles | Corbridge 10.6 miles | Hexham 12.9 miles | Newcastle City Centre 16.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 18.8 miles

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