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Coxhoe encapsulates that sleepy rural town lifestyle, with a strong community spirit and plenty of independent shops and green spaces to enjoy. There are also historic sites filled with stories from the town’s hard-working history. For families and those wanting a slower pace of life, try a new home in Coxhoe. 

New build homes in Coxhoe

We’re excited to offer a selection of new builds in this picturesque town. While it’s a small area, it has a history to be proud of. It’s also a great commuter town, with residents benefitting from nearby County Durham, Newcastle and Middlesborough. All of these elements combined make it a lovely place to live. 

Living in Coxhoe

Town history

It’s roots stretch way back, with buildings like Coxhoe Hall testament to its rich heritage. It’s known for its coal mining and limestone quarries, as well as other industries like pottery. As a result of this history, there’s a strong community spirit that can be felt throughout the town, meaning that you’ll feel right at home after buying a new build in Coxhoe. 

Spend your days visiting the numerous historic sites dotted around the town, or walk along the Quarry Wood Local Nature Reserve and see the 300-year-old trees. You can even take a quick drive to Durham to see its majestic cathedral and castle when you want more of a day out. 

Schools and universities 

It is a lovely location to live in if you’re raising a family, with a number of excellent schools to choose from. For primary schools, you can choose from Outstanding-rated Coxhoe Primary School or nearby Cassop and West Cornforth Primaries, rated Good and Outstanding respectively. You’re also spoiled for choice with secondary schools in and around the town. 

New builds in Coxhoe

It is a lovely little place for families looking to buy a house. With local amenities, green spaces and a strong community feel, you’ll feel right at home in no time. Persimmon have a variety of new builds available that put you on the doorstep of all this town has to offer. Browse our available homes above or speak to our team for more information.