IF you're looking to buy big in Northumberland, at the Courant we have compiled a list of the top five most expensive properties on Rightmove.

1. Darras Hall, Ponteland - £2,750,000

This is a stunning six-bedroom contemporary mansion, the property has been designed with luxurious detailing, magnificent engineering and sophisticated technology, in a way that enables reconfiguration of many of the rooms with minimal work.

The house has been designed so that it is completely disability friendly, including a lift to all floors and a wide hall and doorways, and could easily accommodate persons in a wheelchair or with limited mobility.

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2. The Old Vicarage, Stocksfield - £2,250,000

The Old Vicarage is an enchanting six-bedroom property providing almost 4,700 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over four floors.

The property is modernised yet retains plenty of its character features including sash, mullioned and casement windows and generously proportioned rooms with some oak panelling and carved stone fireplaces.

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3. West Grange Estate, Morpeth - £2,200,000

This is a magnificent 10 bedroom country house with stone barn/outbuildings for potential development, a three-bedroom cottage, a two-bedroom annexe apartment, in excess of 20 acres of formal gardens and paddocks, equestrian facilities and 20 stables.

The house, which has been lovingly restored and sympathetically refurbished over the last three years, is predominantly south-facing, with beautiful open aspect views over the grounds and mature woodland.

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4. Darras Road, Darras Hall - £1,999,000

This modern four-bedroom house is set back from Darras Road, close to many other magnificent properties.

The interior has been recently remodelled and refurbished to the highest of standards with a lower ground leisure wing including a beautiful swimming pool and relaxation area. 

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5. Dukesfield House, Bamburgh - £1,500,000

A four-bedroom, New England style property is up for sale designed by the current owner and only completed in July 2021. 

This four bedroom detached property is beautifully positioned within a superb garden site of approximately 1/3 acre, in the small hamlet of Dukesfield which is just a short distance from the much sought after coastal village of Bamburgh. 

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