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Newton Low Hall is a striking Grade II listed country house boasting an extensive range of traditional stone outbuildings.

Described in Pevsner’s Architecture of Northumberland as “a late 18th Century House built to a good quality with close fronted stonework and hipped roofs, its main feature being a central round headed stair window to the south frontage and a larger arched recess,” Newton Low Hall is indeed a charming Grade II property. Well maintained by its current owners, the building still retains many beautiful period features including working shutters, ornate cornicing and feature fireplaces.

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On the ground floor the accommodation comprises an entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, family room, office, utility room and downstairs W.C. A door from the inner hall leads to a cellar housing the boiler and ideal for storage. Upstairs, the spacious master bedroom with Jack & Jill en-suite can be found, alongside a further 2 double bedrooms, a dressing room/bedroom, family bathroom and W.C.

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The property sits in just over 8 acres of formal garden and pasture land. The garden is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with handsome mature trees and shrubs and the pasture land is divided into paddocks, ideal for grazing a family pony.

A fantastic feature of Newton Low Hall sale is the extensive range of outbuildings which lie to the north of the house. They include a 2-storey granary, purpose-built timber stables with tack room, dog kennels, chicken run and aviary.

The surrounding countryside of Northumberland offers a wealth of sporting opportunity. Salmon and trout fishing are available on the nearby River Coquet and sea fishing is available up and down the Northumberland coastline which is only 10 miles to the east. For walking and hiking enthusiasts the beautiful landscape of St. Cuthbert’s Way, Cragside Way and the Cheviot Hills all within a short drive.

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Newton Low Hall is conveniently situated about 4 miles south of Alnwick, close to the A1 making commuting simple.  Alnwick itself boasts an excellent range of local and national shops and amenities, Alnwick Playhouse, doctors’ surgeries, pubs and restaurants. Newcastle (30 miles south) also offers further amenities and excellent shopping facilities.

The guide price is £975,000. For further information please contact Smiths Gore on 01668 280 801.

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