The Journal Homemaker bring you all the latest home news from across the North East. Read the latest home stories, features and property listings from Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham.

Joe and Wendy Witherspoon at their home, Rockville in Birtley

Property gallery: Birtley stone-built family home is perfect for families

Built in 1903, this prominent stone-built property in Birtley is the perfect place to raise a family

The home of Maurice and Ruth McNeely in Tweedmouth

Property gallery: Gothic house in Berwick offers a sense of style and history

Intriguing and unusual, this striking nine-bedroomed Gothic house has been a labour of love for husband and wife Maurice and Ruth McNeely

The home of Joyce Thornton in South Shields

Property video and gallery: Victorian pomp and splendour in South Shields

This imposing late-Victorian mansion in South Shields is on the market for the first time in almost 30 years

Lochhaugh Lodge, the home of Ann Contin, in Rowlands Gill which is for sale

Property gallery: One of a kind Rowlands Gill home retains many wartime era features

Built in 1939 using materials from a decommissioned ship on the River Tyne, this attractive period home is one of a kind

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The home of Viz founder Chris Donald

Property gallery: Viz founder Chris Donald's Northumberland home up for sale

Built around 1850, the home of Viz founder Chris Donald is a beautiful country manor in Northumberland

Julie and Dave Jones at their home in Darras Hall

Property gallery: Detached Darras Hall house is a modern family home

This Darras Hall home has been extended, modified and modernised making it perfect for family life

The home of Vickie Wood at Gill Burn in Rowlands Gill

Property gallery: Rowlands Gill home is perfect for entertaining

Set in the semi-rural village of Rowlands Gill, this home is perfect for entertaining and comes with a jacuzzi and beautiful patio area

The home of Sharon Platt, The Willows in Corbridge, which is for sale

Property gallery: Stone-built Corbridge home offers views of Tyne Valley

This beautiful stone-built property in Corbridge combines traditional village charm with quality features and stunning views of the Tyne Valley

Western Way, Darras Hall

Property gallery: Darras Hall family home offers privacy and seclusion

With beautiful views and plenty of space, Louise Robson has treasured memories of this impressively large family home in Newcastle

Homemaker Dream home Lilyburn in High Spen with owner Ann Sleightholme

Homemaker: High Spen dream home has oriental garden and a swimming pool

This impressive detached High Spen home has bags of character and an oriental garden to boot

Geoff Craig with grandchildren Jack and Samantha at his home Orchard Gap at Corbridge, Northumberland

homemaker featured property - 9 August 2014

This Corbridge home was built in 1937 and is a fantastic example of the Arts and Crafts movement of the time

The home of Captain David Pringle and his wife Sarah in Corbridge

homemaker featured property - 2 August 2014

It will be with the fondest farewell that retired sea captain David Pringle and his wife Sarah will wave off their family home of 50 years

The home of Len and Lillian Lawson in Darras Hall

homemaker featured property - 26 July 2014

This contemporary four-bedroom family home has been much improved and updated by owners Len and Lilian Lawson

Rachel Batchelor Homemaker Belsay

Homemaker featured property: Belsay period property oozes rural charm

The charming period property in Belsay, Northumberland, has been her family home for almost 40 years

The home of Jennifer and Maurice Chadwick in Cleadon

Homemaker featured property: Detached Cleadon Village home is perfect for a family

Situated in Cleadon Village, this four-bedroomed detached home could be perfect for those seeking a flexible family house

The home of Diane Blackshaw in Lesbury, near Alnwick

Homemaker featured property: Northumberland home's cinema room, river at the bottom of the garden and five bedrooms

Diane Blackshaw lets us take a look around her versatile and luxurious family home

Jonny Wilkinson at his home which is up for sale

homemaker featured property - 28 June 2014

This stunning period property in Slaley has been put on the market by former England rugby hero Jonny Wilkinson

The Knoll, in Morpeth, which is for sale

homemaker featured property - 21 June 2014

The charming and captivating home of Johnathon and Simone Haugh in Morpeth

The Birches, in Tranwell Woods, Morpeth

homemaker featured property - 14 June 2014

Quite possibly one of the finest houses in Northumberland, this luxurious family home offers real luxury down in the woods


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