Residential Conversion Opportunity at The Barns, Thropton

Rothbury 2.2 miles Alnwick 13.9 miles Newcastle upon Tyne 33.1 miles

The Property

The Barns at Thropton presents a rare opportunity to create 4 unique homes within a large existing conversion of a Grade II listed building (Listing Entry Number 1203449).

The house has many attractive features such as deep sandstone walls, a gin gang, a gallery, impressive gothic doors and stunning views of Simonside and the Coquet Valley.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 the existing dwelling The Barns, Thropton, which is to be converted to form four homes and extends to approximately 1.04 acres. The site benefits from full planning permission and listed building consent to convert and subdivide the existing bungalow into four units (13/02859/FUL and 19/01285/LBC).

The Property is Grade II listed (Listing Entry Number 1203449).

In accordance with the full planning permission and listed building consent, the floor areas of the consented conversions are as follows: Unit 1: 215.3 sq m (2,317 sq ft) Unit 2: 201.4 sq m (2,167 sq ft) Unit 3: 180.6 sq m (1,943 sq ft) Unit 4: 177.1 sq m (1,905 sq ft)

In respect to the Estate Plan, Units 1-4 are offered as a whole. 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. Units 5-9 on the Estate Plan are offered to the market on a separate basis as individual plots.

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 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 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 1.04 acres of land.


The Barns 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: MRL190006

The Barns, Thropton Morpeth Northumberland NE65

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Ref: MRL190006

The Barns, Thropton Morpeth Northumberland NE65

Guide Price