North East

A major draw to the region is accessibility. Whether you’re looking to buy a new house in rural tranquillity or fancy city centre living, you can reach the inverse quickly and easily, allowing you to enjoy a rich and varied lifestyle. Persimmon Homes has developments in County Durham, Northumberland, Teesside and Tyne and Wear, offering a huge choice of properties and locations.

Buying a new home in the North East

With such a variety in the region, the North East really does have something for everyone looking for a new build. Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in some of the UK’s most spectacular countryside or want to be at the heart of the action in an international city, you can find your perfect house here.

Living in North East

A region of contrasts

With a new build home in the North East, you’ll have access to the seaside, wide open green spaces and exciting cities. Due to their proximity and great transport links, you’re never far away from what the region has to offer. The coastline features dramatic beaches without the crowds. The region is home to great seaside destinations like trendy Tynemouth and picturesque Amble. There’s no shortage of open countryside, but the Northumberland National Park and the North Pennines are both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The region’s cities, Sunderland, Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne, offer culture, great career opportunities and plenty of fantastic events to suit any interest. Whether you’re a first time buyer, retiring, starting a family or simply want a slower pace of life, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Shopping and amenities

There’s a huge range of shopping and amenities available in the region. From Gateshead’s MetroCentre, the UK’s second largest shopping centre, to independent boutiques studding Durham’s windy streets, you can find everything that you need and more within easy reach of your new home.

If you get tired of shopping, you can indulge in the great restaurants that make up the region’s thriving food scene. From fresh seafood to international restaurants, you can find everything from casual dining to Michelin-star experiences. What’s even better is that this isn’t confined to one town or city, you’ll be able to discover great cafes, bars and restaurants all close to your new build.

Perfect for pets

Even from the centre of Newcastle, outstanding countryside is within easy reach. With endless miles of footpaths and trails, there’s no shortage of wonderful walks in the region to enjoy with your dog. The North East also benefits from some of the best pubs in the country, so there’ll always be plenty of great warm and cosy dog-friendly places to finish at.

With Persimmon developments across the region, we have properties available on the coast, in the country and in towns and cities. Browse our available homes and get in touch if you’d like to find out more.