New apartments and town houses for sale in Durham
The medieval city of Durham is a popular place to live and it’s easy to see why. Its charming cobbled streets, imposing castle and Norman cathedral are a sight to behold. Plus, there’s a world-class university, fantastic shopping and a wealth of sights to enjoy in the local area.
Durham has a variety of shops to suit your daily needs, including large supermarkets and the Prince Bishops & Riverwalk shopping centres offering a wide choice of high street stores as well as an array of restaurants and cafes.
Plenty to do out and about…
The local area enjoys green spaces, parks and scenic countryside; great for spending outdoor time with friends or family. Wharton Park makes a fun day out, with a new Heritage Centre, cafe, play areas and miniature car track, and Crook Hall is a Grade I listed medieval hall with stunning gardens, a maze and activities for children. You can also walk along the River Wear, amble through Aykley Wood Nature Reserve, picnic in Broompark or visit the Durham Heritage Coast, which is only half an hour’s drive away.
If you enjoy keeping fit, Durham is host to many leisure activities and sports, including those at the Freeman’s Quay Leisure Centre. Here you can enjoy the gym, exercise classes, courts, pitches and two pools. Also within easy reach of the development is the Gala Theatre offering a variety of comedy, dance, music and theatre productions as well as a two-screen cinema.
A fantastic education for all...
Durham City has a choice of schooling for all ages, including many schools close to the development. There are several colleges offering further education, as well as the famous Durham University.
Superb transport links…
Durham is the perfect location for commuters, with the railway station and bus station centrally located. It takes only 12 minutes to reach Newcastle and 45 minutes to reach York by train. The city also has excellent road links to the A1(M) and A19.