Find your dream home near the port city of Sunderland
These new homes are in a sought after rural location not far from Sunderland, with its culture, history and great shopping. With a selection of three, four and five-bedroom homes available, and convenient access to the area's main road routes, there's sure to be something for everyone.
The development is just under 2 miles from the little town of Houghton le Spring, so there are good local amenities nearby. It's also close to the A1(M), with junctions outside Durham to the south and Chester-le-Street to the north, both just a short drive away. The location means that Rainton Gardens is an ideal place to call home if you need to commute. It's just off the beaten track but very easy to get out and about, a perfect combination. You can be in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in just over half an hour, or the beautiful cathedral city of Durham in about 15 minutes.
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Looking for inspiration and want to see the quality of our stunning homes first-hand?
1 available | 3 bedroom semi-detached house
2 available | 3 bedroom semi-detached house
2 available | 3 bedroom detached house
1 available | 3 bedroom detached house
7 available | 4 bedroom detached house
2 available | 4 bedroom detached house
1 available | 4 bedroom detached house
4 available | 4 bedroom detached house
2 available | 4 bedroom detached house
There is plenty to do in the area, from enjoying sporting facilities at Houghton Sports Centre or Hetton Community Pool, to a round of golf at Houghton-le-Spring golf club. Spend family time outdoors at Hetton Lyons Country Park or enjoy a tranquil afternoon at nearby Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve.
There are a number of schools for younger children within the area, including Dubmire Community Primary School, Bernard Gilpin Primary School and Chilton Moor day nursery. For older children, Kepier School is within easy reach, and for higher education Durham University is just under 8 miles away.
The town has a good range of local facilities centred on Front St, including a variety of shops and convenience stores. Durham offers all the additional amenities that you might need at the same time as having a great day out.
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Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.
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