A background to our locally sourced stone

At Bondgate Homes we take pride in using quality locally sourced materials for our properties including all our stone-built homes, which are built using sandstone sourced from Darney Quarry near Hexham, Northumberland.

Darney Sandstone is a Lower Carboniferous fine grained stone which is creamy white to buff in colour and has historically been used within many highly significant buildings throughout Northern England and Scotland and has a reputation for weathering excellently.  Recently it has been used for restoration in The Royal Academy of Art in London, repair work to the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Glasgow School of Art, The St. Andrews […]

The historical meaning behind ‘The Kilns’

When it came to naming our newest development ‘The Kilns’ in Beadnell, inspiration came easily with the presence of an 18th century limekiln on the site.

At Bondgate Homes, we are keen to preserve and promote unique heritage assets; this historic limekiln is being carefully conserved, retaining the unique and historical character of the site.

This limekiln originally produced quicklime for spreading on fields around Beadnell to improve crops and pasture, as well as a potential supply of lime for building locally.

Lime burning is one of the oldest industrial technologies, important in both agriculture and traditional building. Limestone and coal were […]

Houses complete at luxury development in Lesbury

Bondgate Homes has successfully completed the sale of all five properties at its first ever development. The newbuild houses were sold all off plan within less than 12 months of coming to the market, giving a good indication of the current strength of the housing market in the area.

Construction at the Carter Dene development in the picturesque village of Lesbury, near Alnwick, began in 2019, with the first properties completed in September. October saw the first of the new owners move in.

Rachel Trew, Project Manager for the Bondgate Homes development said, “Carter Dene is the first residential development for […]

Construction commences at Beadnell development

Building work has begun on a ground-breaking housing development which seeks to revitalise a rural community by restricting sales of the new homes to primary residence buyers.

The scheme, which is a Bondgate Homes development, is located in the picturesque village of Beadnell on the north Northumberland coast.

The development, which has been named “The Kilns” due to the presence of historic lime kilns on the site, will include 45 new-build houses in a mix of styles of which nine will be affordable housing reserved for local residents. Some of the houses will be dormer bungalow designed to appeal to the […]

Explore The Northumberland Coastline

1. Bamburgh

This popular destination offers miles of white sandy beaches, Grace Darling Museum, St Aidan’s Church, golf course, local shops and restaurants to name a few of its attractions. Its beautiful seaside location and iconic castle attract crowds of tourists every year to enjoy its splendour.

With just over 400 people living there, Bamburgh is a peaceful location. Awarded a Blue Flag in 2005, it is also known for Bamburgh Castle, once linked to Sir Lancelot in the Arthurian Legend.

Surprisingly voted as one of the North East’s top surf spots, Bamburgh offers a popular location for water sports enthusiasts vying […]

Limited properties remaining at luxury residential site

Following a successful marketing campaign there are now only limited properties now available at our inaugural luxury residential development Carter Dene, Lesbury.

The position of Carter Dene is truly unique. Each of the five homes on this exclusive development comes with a beautifully finished and landscaped garden, driveway and garage.

Nestled in the charming village of Lesbury, close to Alnwick and just minutes from the coast, Carter Dene is set back off the Longhoughton Road in a private cul-de-sac.

One of the last available properties, The Rochester, boasts a very generous footprint of nearly 200 square metres with four double bedrooms and […]

Construction work on-site begins at Lesbury

Construction has officially started on our stunning new and exclusive development in Lesbury, Northumberland.

Bondgate Homes is building 5 detached homes in a secluded development named Carter Dene in Lesbury village.

The development due to be completed in Spring 2020 is being built by a local firm using local suppliers.

Rachel Trew, Development Project Manager said: “We are very excited to be starting work on Carter Dene and delighted to be working with local companies and suppliers. We are proud of our North East heritage and that we are investing in the local area with the addition of five executive homes.

Each of […]

What are the benefits of new build?

At Bondgate Homes, we truly believe that buying a new home has so many benefits that it is impossible for our customers to not love where they live.

Here are just a few advantages of owing your own new home.

Make it Yours

New build property often comes with the added benefit of choosing your own fixtures and fittings, colour scheme, flooring and luxury finishes. From the outset you can enjoy living in a low-maintenance new home without the need to spend time and money on decorating.

Peace of Mind Guarantees

New builds also come with a 10-year warranty, provided by […]

Help To Buy? Find out more

The Help to Buy scheme has been a popular option among first time buyers for more than 6 years now, having been introduced in order to help budding homeowners gain access to properties that would otherwise have fallen outside their price bracket.

The government scheme gives new buyers the chance to secure a property with just a 5% deposit. It’s one of the most popular offers provided to new home buyers.

Are you considering the Help to Buy Equity Loan? If so, it’s important to do your research beforehand. The government have created a resource website that explains the scheme in detail […]

New developments coming soon

The development team at Bondgate Homes are already working  on future developments throughout the North East and are looking forward to  announcing their plans.

Rachel Trew, Project Development Manager explained:

‘Carter Dene has been  our very successful inaugural project and we are already looking at  what will  come next. We are committed to offering beautifully built homes throughout the North East, especially where we feel there is a need for new residential homes. All our developments will be sustainable as well as improving and adding to existing communities.’

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