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Nestled along the scenic northeast coast of England, Sunderland lies within the county of Tyne and Wear. From its connections to major cities, easy access to the great outdoors or its storied industrial past, this is a city that people love calling home.

New build houses in Sunderland

Purchasing a new build home in Sunderland offers the very best in education, entertainment and outdoor lifestyle, all on your doorstep. This perfect fusion of city, community and seaside explains the surge in popularity for those purchasing a new build here - from first time buyers and rightsizers to families.

Living in Sunderland

Community charm with a city buzz

Settling into your new Sunderland home will be a breeze. This city cherishes its strong sense of community and welcoming spirit, where locals are renowned for their warmth, friendliness and willingness to lend a hand.

Sunderland guarantees excellent connectivity, so you’ll never be far from the hustle and bustle. It’s just a short distance from major cities (12 miles from Durham and 10 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne), opening up even more options for leisure and work.

With superb road and rail links, Sunderland has seamless access to the rest of the county. The A1 serves as the primary north-south link between London and Scotland, providing effortless travel to the city. Newcastle International Airport is conveniently located, a mere 30-minute drive or an hour's journey on the Metro.

A coastal city

Rarely do you find a bustling city complemented by stunning beaches. Close to your new Sunderland home is a glorious coastline - a real gem that’s sure to captivate nature lovers. Indulge in a serving of fish and chips while basking in the sunsets of the coastline’s untamed beauty, sandy beaches and scenic cliffs.

Residing in this city means you’re never far from open outdoor spaces to embrace nature. Choose from a wide variety of beautiful parks like Herrington Country, Hetton Lyons and Roker Park. Enjoy sports amenities at Thompson Park or encounter exotic wildlife at Washington Wetlands.

Shop, dine, play

Sunderland thrives as a vibrant lifestyle hub. With over 15 million annual visitors flocking to The Bridges shopping centre, it’s the go-to destination for top brands and dining options. Its convenient access to Newcastle's Metrocentre via a short train ride is perfect for a day of retail therapy at the nation's largest shopping mall.

For sports enthusiasts, the impressive Stadium of Light hosts football matches and various events. With an array of leisure centres, golf facilities, and recreational amenities, residents have endless options for enjoying their free time.

Our new build homes in Sunderland

Persimmon has new homes available across the North East, including Newcastle, Whitburn and Gateshead. Take a look at our available developments and get in touch with our helpful customer services team to learn more.