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Whitburn is a pretty coastal town located in a beautiful unspoilt location, between South Shields to the north and Sunderland to the south. Famous for its 18th century windmill, Whitburn has been inhabited since the stone age, and it’s easy to see why a new house in Whitburn is so attractive today.

The beautiful beaches stretch for miles with panoramic views across the sea. There are regular buses to major towns, but your new home in Whitburn itself has good amenities. There are both doctors and dental surgeries; a nursery, two primary schools and a secondary school. Local shops include a small supermarket, a Post Office, hairdressers, cafes and pubs as well - as a vets and dog groomers. If you’re looking for a slower pace of life, a new property in Whitburn could be for you.

Living in Whitburn

Your new house in a great location

Whitburn is on the coastal road between Sunderland (4 miles) and South Shields (5 miles). The nearby A184 will take you directly into Newcastle City Centre (14 miles) in around half an hour. The nearest Tyne and Wear Metro stations are at East Bolden (3 miles) and Seaburn (1 mile). Bus services run every 20-30 minutes to major centres in the area and are operated by Go North East and Stagecoach North East.

Getting back to nature

Your new home in Whitburn is on a stunning part of the Sunderland coast. Beaches stretch for miles to the north and south of the town. Along the Whitburn Coastal Path, between Trow Point and Whitburn is an International and European wildlife site. It's cared for by the National Trust and is a designated nature reserve and a lovely place to explore and enjoy. Seaburn Beach and Marsden Beach are both close to your new home in Whitburn and are ideal places for a family day out without having to travel too far.

A new home with local schools

Whitburn has every age covered with education. Your new property is close to a nursery, Whitburn Village Primary School and Marsden Primary School as well as a well rated secondary school, Whitburn Church of England Academy.

New build homes Whitburn, Sunderland

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses in Whitburn and new builds in Sunderland, including new homes in Wallsend and Gateshead. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…