Make the most of this popular coastal destination by investing in Bradford Cottages, a holiday complex made up of six stone-built properties, each of which has one bedroom. Bamburgh, with its sandy beach and ancient castle, is a few minutes’ drive away. Aitchisons (01668 281819, aitchisons.co).
HIGH HAUXLEY £500,000
In a sought-after coastal hamlet, No 8 High Hauxley is a four-bedroom character stone house with a pretty cottage garden at the front and a courtyard at the back. It is close to the nature reserve, the harbour town of Amble and Druridge Bay. Rook Matthews Sayer (01665 713358, rookmatthewssayer.co.uk).
There are stunning sea and river views from No 1 Pier Maltings, a period four-storey three-bed townhouse that sits right on the water. Highlights include exposed beams, a mezzanine and several Juliet balconies. Rettie (01289 305158, rettie.co.uk).
A former railway building in a village near Morpeth, Station House is a striking stone property that has been renovated but still has plenty of old-fashioned character. It has four bedrooms and three reception rooms, and its garden has a decked terrace with space for a hot tub. Finest Properties (01434 622234, finestproperties.co.uk).
The sea is less than half a mile from this property in Front Street, a characterful terraced house set over three floors. It has three bedrooms, two reception rooms, high ceilings and large bay windows, plus an accessible loft space with huge potential. Signature North East (0191 251 3344, wearesignature.co.uk).
Buy Hill Cottage and you’ll be near the beach, the dunes and dramatic Dunstanburgh Castle. This detached property has two bedrooms, an enclosed garden with an outbuilding that would be perfect as a home office, plus planning approval for an extension. Rettie (01289 305158, rettie.co.uk).
Semi-detached No 20 Castle Terrace is an elegant period house with five bedrooms, three reception rooms, a basement, a detached garage, a large garden and stunning views. Rettie (01289 305158, rettie.co.uk).
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Pick up the latest copy of Coast magazine for the latest property news