They range from grand country houses and historic town houses to cornerstones of the community.
Here are 16 which are up for sale at the moment….
1. The Northumberland Arms, West Thirston, Felton
The Northumberland Arms in West Thirston, Felton, is available for offers in the region of £1million.
The property has a huge dining room, beer garden and six en-suite bedrooms. It is being marketed by Pattinson Estate Agents.
2. Marshall Meadows, Berwick
Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel, near Berwick, lies just on the English side of the border with Scotland.
The freehold for this 19-bedroom hotel in around 12 acres of land is being offered for £975,000. It is being marketed by Colliers International (Hotels), Manchester.
3. Parade Guest House, Berwick
An eight bedroom guest house overlooking The Parade in Berwick is on offer for £850,000 with Intelligent Business Transfer Ltd, Leeds.
4. Percy Arms, Chatton
The Percy Arms, Chatton, is on the market for offers in the region of £695,000. The leasehold is also available for £52,000 per year.
The property comprises dining area, with additional outdoor seating, and five en-suite letting bedrooms. It is being marketed by Pattinson Estate Agents.
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