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Chilton Moor

Chilton Moor is a quiet, peaceful area located between Fence Houses and Houghton le Spring on the very edge of the County Durham border with Tyne & Wear. To the South is Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, run by the Durham Wildlife trust, full of lakes, streams and wildlife.

Close to your new home on Chilton Moor are junctions 62 and 63 of the A1(M) offering easy commutes both to the North and South. If you need to travel from your new build home, this is an ideal location. Just eight miles from the cathedral city of Durham and the busy port of Sunderland and around 16 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead this is perfect for work, days out and nights on the town.

Your new property in Chilton Moor has a convenience store and a nursery school, with a greater choice of amenities including primary and secondary schools and healthcare services in nearby Houghton le Spring.

Living in Chilton Moor

Shopping close to your new build

Your new home in Chilton Moor has a handful of shops including a small convenience store, a pizza takeaway and a service station. Nearby Houghton le Spring and Hetton le Hole have a good range of shops and supermarkets for all of your day-to-day needs. If you're looking for proper retail therapy, head to the large shopping outlet at Dalton Park, Seaham - just six miles away from your new home in Chilton Moor. if you'd like to shop high street brands and eat out with friends, Durham is ideal with its independent shops and excellent markets. For a big night out Newcastle takes some beating!

Days out from your new property

When you choose a new build house in the centre of County Durham, it puts you in the heart of some of Britain's most beautiful countryside. Both the Durham Dales and the Durham Heritage Coast are literally on the doorstep of your Chilton Moor new build. The stunning coastline features miles and miles of unspoilt sandy beaches, rocky coves, dunes and cliffs. The Dales lead gently up to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – a wild and beautiful landscape to make you feel glad that you bought a new house from the Persimmon Homes housing development in Chilton Moor.

Great road links from your new home

The A1(M) is the North East’s key motorway route. It passes just to the West of your new home in Chilton Moor, and you can join it at either Junction 62 or 63 – both under five miles away. Newcastle upon Tyne is 16 miles away, Durham is eight miles away and Middlesbrough to the south is 30 miles away. The nearest railway station is at Chester-Le-Street, just under five miles from your new build home. From there you can pick up services on the East Coast main line between London King’s Cross and Edinburgh Waverley. Newcastle International Airport is 21 miles to the north, taking around half an hour by car.

New build houses for sale in Chilton Moor

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses available in Chilton Moor and new builds in County Durham, including new homes in Houghton le Spring and Sunderland. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…