Homemaker

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.

Helen Gavin at her home in Felton

Property gallery: Felton family home is the perfect escape in the country

Finding the perfect plot has provided the opportunity for Helen and Patrick Gavin to create their perfect family home

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Phillip Chambers at his home in Whitburn

Property gallery: Whitburn home offers relaxation and beautiful views

With panoramic views of the North Sea, this detached Dutch bungalow close to the coast has been a lovely home for Philip Chambers since 2007

The home of Denise and Crispian Strachan at Clifton near Morpeth

Property gallery and video: Victorian love of space and style near Morpeth

This impressive Victorian country home near Morpeth is set in just over one-and-a-half acres and was built in 1865

Brunswick House in Whalton

Property gallery: Whalton house was home from the first view

This double-fronted stone-built Victorian house has many original features including door handles and doors

The home of Shameem and Marianne Ibraham, in North Shields

Stunning property pictures: North Shields family home is strictly stylish

This mid-terrace Victorian property was once a dance studio, but has been home to its current owners for the past 11 years

The Old Vicarage in Killingworth village

Pics: Period property in Killingworth Village is a dream for family

Built in 1872, this former vicarage on the outskirts of Killingworth village is perfect for a family

The Bower, Tarset, Northumberland, for sale through Strutt and Parker at £1.1m

Property gallery: Secluded and quiet retreat in beautiful Tarset

As befits its name, The Bower offers privacy and tranquillity set amid peaceful rural surroundings

Humewood, 16 Argyle Street, Alnmouth, Northumberland

Property gallery: Alnmouth home provides the perfect seaside retreat

This stunning Victorian home in the picturesque Northumberland village of Alnmouth is set over three levels and is full of character

Christine and Chris Dye at their home, The Barn in Chopwell

Property gallery: Barn conversion brings best of both worlds in Chopwell

This semi-rural four-bedroomed barn conversion in Chopwell was designed and created by its current owners

The home of Ralph and Helen Holmes in Sharperton, Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland barn conversion is full of history

This spacious barn conversion is steeped in history and is situated close to a Roman road near Rothbury

Val Kirkup's home, The White House in Ryton Village

Property gallery: 18th Century property in Ryton Village is a bit of 'all White'

After 43 living in The White House in Ryton Village, its owner is now looking to move from the Grade II Listed property

The home of Tony and Anne Lapping in Corbridge, Northumberland

Property gallery: Corbridge couples home is a grand design for life

Husband and wife Tony and Anne Lapping have lived in their beautiful country home near the charming village of Corbridge for the past two decades

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

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

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