Find your dream home near the cathedral city of Durham
In a sought after rural location not far from the city of Durham, with its culture, history and great shopping, Rainton Gardens has good access to the A19 and A1. With a selection of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes available there's sure to be something for everyone.
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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