Well-located, Crook is a suburban market town that is close to the stunning North Pennines, and the historical city of Durham. With its range of amenities, weekly markets, Golf club, schools and shops – not to mention that the coast is also under an hour’s drive – it’s an ideal place to live for all ages. 

The benefits of a new build in Crook

With a new-build property, you can venture out into the North East’s top destinations and countryside and come back to all the comforts of a modern house. A money and time-saving option, it has higher energy efficiency, plus you don’t have to worry about endless repairs – which means more freedom to enjoy the happy life balance Crook has to offer.

Living in Crook

Travel around the North East and beyond

Travelling by car, the A1 is 24 minutes away, giving access to Newcastle and Sunderland, and further south northern cities such as York. The A689 also offers direct access to the stunning North Pennines. For international travel the Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley Airports are both under an hour’s drive. Plus Durham train station provides routes three hours from London and only two hours to Edinburgh.

Education opportunities

The town’s three primary schools include Hartside, St Cuthbert’s RC, and the popular Crook School, which was founded in 1950, and also offers nursery as well as primary education.

Days out in Durham 

Home to the majestic Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle, a protected UNESCO site, the North Eastern county offers a wealth of activities and places to explore. One of the most picturesque cityscapes in Europe, in Durham you can enjoy world-class exhibitions, festivals, events and more. The Durham Dales are also home to hidden-gem market towns and villages, that offer award-winning eateries and local pubs with warm welcome.

Start your new build journey in Crook

Choosing your new house is one of the biggest decisions in life that you make. Our mission is to make that journey easy and your dream home a reality. To take that next step, chat to our team today. To explore more locations near Crook, browse our other County Durham housing developments below, including Sherburn, Chilton Moor and more…