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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.

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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

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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

The home of Jill and Allister Burrell in Shotley Bridge

homemaker featured property - 7 June 2014

This home in Shotley Bridge dates back to 1911 and is in an idea location to bring up a family

Jamie and Sharon Adams at their home in Gosforth

homemaker featured property - 31 June 2014

This beautiful detached property in one of Gosforth's most sought-after streets is the perfect place to put down roots

The home of Susan and Peter Moore

homemaker featured property - 24 May 2014

Built on the site of the former Wooley Hospital, this stone-built property is set in large grounds surrounded by countryside      

The home of Gary and Jacklyn Thornton in Darras Hall, Ponteland

homemaker featured property - 19 May 2014

This fantastic Darras Hall home was designed and built six years ago by its owner Gary Thornton

The home of Stephen Rankin in Darras Hall, Ponteland

homemaker featured property - 25 April 2014

Built to be a spectacular family home, this luxury mansion has been put up for sale by Stephen and Kim Rankin

The home of Terry and Barbara Roberts in Sunderland

homemaker featured property - 12 April 2014

With panoramic views from the top of a bell tower, this former parish church has been the perfect place to live for Terry and Barbara Roberts

The home of Linda Scarr in Red House Farm, Whitley Bay

homemaker featured property - 5 April 2014

Something truly unique is what Linda Scarr had in mind when she designed her own home almost 30 years ago

Willow Lodge in Hexham

homemaker featured property - 29 March 2014

Set in private gardens stretching half an acre, this spectacular family home offers a mix of the modern and the traditional

The home of Peter and Lucy Lockton on Darras Road, Darras Hall

homemaker featured property - 22 March 2014

This beautiful house in Darras Hall has come on the market after having been home to Lucy and Peter Lockton for 15 years

Pawston Birks Farm, Pawston Road, High Spen, Rowlands Gill

homemaker featured property - 15 March 2014

A Grade II listed home in Rowlands Gill which dates back to around 1600 has come onto the market

Heather and Derek Neil at their home in Gosforth

homemaker featured property - 15 February 2014

Fancy some fine living close to Newcastle City Centre? This beautiful Gosforth home could be for you

Ruth Finn at Oakpool farm, Allendale, Northumberland

homemaker featured property - 8 February 2014

This former bastle house in Allendale is steeped in history having been built around 1550 by Thomas Wilson

Sue Sage at her home in North Side, Birtley

homemaker featured property - 25 January 2014

Positioned in Northside, Birtley, the spacious home of Sue Sage could prove ideal for families with young children


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