Residential Development Site at The Barns, Thropton

Rothbury 2.2 miles Alnwick 13.9 miles Newcastle upon Tyne 33.1 miles

The Property

Build your own home and enjoy the stunning views on this self-build plot which is part of an exclusive development of 5 dwellings in the lovely village of Thropton.

Each of the plots has outlooks over Simonside and the Coquet Valley that need to be seen to be appreciated.

Peaceful walks along the River Coquet are right on your doorstep with a footbridge leading you to the Simonside hills.

Each of these plots comes with the opportunity to buy one (or both) of two large fields intersected by public bridleways that wind through the beautiful Coquet Valley. Perfect for the horse or pony rider.

The fisherman or woman of the family will also have the chance to cast line in one of England’s best salmon and trout rivers. Access to 1 and 3/4 miles of the Coquet and Wreigh Burn will be offered by negotiation.

The Property comprises a single plot at The Barns, Thropton (Unit 6) with planning permission for a detached dwelling (17/03550/FUL). The plot extends to approximately 0.25 acres.

The floor area of the consented detached dwellings is 215.9 sq m (2,323 sq ft). The finished dwelling will benefit from four bedroom accommodation and an integral garage.

Access roads shown brown and vegetated areas shown green are to be held within a management company. Maintainance for the shared access roads and areas held within the management company will be proportionate to use of such.

Additional land shown on the Estate Plan (Unit 10 - the Haugh land, and Unit 11 - the East Paddock) is available in addition by negotiation. Unit 10 extends to approximately 6.68 acres, while Unit 11 extends to approximately 2.37 acres. Interested parties are invited to contact the agent in relation to Units 10 and 11.

The plot will be sold serviced, with connections to mains water, electricity and drainage provided by the vendor. The roads held within the management company will also be installed by the vendor.

The Property also benefits from fishing rights on the River Coquet and Wreigh Burn. These are available to purchasers of The Property by negotiation.

Local Authorities – Northumberland County Council, County Hall, A197, Morpeth, NE61 2EF. Telephone: 0345 600 6400

Services – Mains water, electricity and drainage are available nearby and purchasers are invited to make their own enquiries regarding these.

Data Pack – A full list of planning documents, technical information and surveys will be made available to interested parties. Please contact Strutt & Parker for details.

Viewing – Please contact Strutt & Parker to arrange a viewing.

This property has 0.25 acres of land.


The residential building plot is located in Thropton, Northumberland. The site benefits from an attractive rural setting, with views to the surrounding countryside and over to the Simonside Hills.

The village of Thropton benefits from a first school and two public houses. Rothbury has a wide range of local amenities including a first and middle school, shops, supermarkets, public houses, healthcare facilities and leisure facilities.


From the East, leave the A697 following signs to Rothbury. On entering Rothbury, continue west following sigsn for Thropton. The site is accessed via the last two left-hand drives in the village.

From the West, the site is located on the right when entering Thropton. The site is accessed via the first two right-hand drives in the village.

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Ref: MRL190008

The Barns, Thropton Morpeth Northumberland NE65

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Ref: MRL190008

The Barns, Thropton Morpeth Northumberland NE65

Guide Price