Mole End is built on the outskirts of the small, picture postcard hamlet of Thorngrafton, to blend in beautifully with its natural surroundings yet enjoys a contemporary ambience within, desired for modern living.
A friendly welcome regularly greets visitors to this charming hamlet where there is very little through traffic and offers a haven of peace and tranquility. Yet it is easily accessible being only a mile from the A69 and the same distance from the village of Bardon Mill. Haydon Bridge offers ample facilities only 4 miles away. This is the Hadrian’s Walll Country, set in the heart of England’s largest Heritage site within the most northerly of National Parks. Vindolanda is close by and Thirwell Castle, a quarry wildlife park, The Roman Army Museum and Walltown Craggs - the highest remaining section of Hadrian’s Wall - are all interesting visitor attractions with easy reach.
Haltwhistle is geographically acknowledged as ’the centre of Britain’ and has many amenities less than 5 miles west including several shops, restaurants, a sports centre and an outdoor swimming pool. Horse riders, ramblers and cyclists will delight in exploring the various footpaths and bridleways - the new cycle route which follows the Wall for 174 miles runs past the old Military Road. Golfing enthusiasts will enjoy the ample choice of several prestigious courses within easy reach and salmon fishing can be enjoyed on the River Tyne. The historic market town of Hexham, dominated by its majestic abbey offers an abundance of amenities 12 miles east.
The vibrant city of Newcastle is around 30 miles east and Carlisle 27 miles west, therefore making Mole End an excellent rural idyll as well as being a superb base for those seeking to explore the historic charms of Hadrian’s Wall Country coupled with easy access to visit the Lake District too.