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Northumberland Castle up for sale

A Northumberland castle is up for sale for 1.75 million pounds. The Blenkinsopp Estate near Haltwhistle was bought for £2,000 in the 1950's. It includes a caravan park, a local pub and a house as well as the ruins of the 14th century castle.

Idyllic setting

The estate has been put up for sale in two lots, the first contains 70 homes and includes a license for 74 residential caravans plus planning permission for 11 holiday homes, it is on the market for £1.3 million.

Homes within the auction lot

The second is priced at nearly half a million and contains the ruins of Blenkinsopp castle and a three-bedroom Grade II listed house.