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Cathedral View,
Illingworth Grove, Whinney Hill, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3BL
54°46′11″N 1°34′0″W
Homes for sale in Durham, County Durham, DH1 3BL


Find your perfect new home at Cathedral View

Located in the historic city of Durham, south of the River Wear, this exciting new development is just a few minutes walk from Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. A large variety of amenities and attractions are at close at hand, including excellent schooling, shopping and transport links by road, bus and rail.

  • Choice of 2 bedroom apartments, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • Within walking distance of Durham city centre
  • Excellent local amenities
  • Wide choice of schooling, including Durham University
  • Within walking distance of Durham railway station and bus station

With a choice of two bedroom apartments and three and four bedroom homes there is something to suit everyone, including first time buyers, families, downsizers and young professionals.

Register your interest to find out more information about the launch of this much-anticipated new development.

Future range: 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
For further information call: 01913 385 587

Register to be kept updated and we'll make sure you're the first to know all the details about this development.

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New to the area?

If you would like to know more about Durham, please call our on-site sales executive at Cathedral View on 01913 385 587 who will be happy to tell you more.


Leave the A1(M) north/south at junction 62 and follow the A690 towards Durham City. Turn left onto New Elvet and then turn left onto Old Elvet. Old Elvet turns slightly right and becomes Whinney Hill. The destination will be on the left.


Durham city has a variety of shops that would suit your daily needs, including Tesco and Sainsbury's supermarkets, Iceland Foods and a local newsagent. The Prince Bishops Shopping Centre and The Riverwalk offer a wide choice of high street stores, including Next, New Look and Marks & Spencer, and a variety of restaurants and cafes.


Durham City is host to many leisure activities and sports, including those at the Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre, just a mile from Cathedral View. Here you can enjoy the gym, exercise classes, courts, pitches and two pools. Also within walking distance of the development is the Gala Theatre which offers a variety of comedy, dance, music and theatre productions as well as a two-screen cinema.

The local area enjoys green spaces, parks and scenic countryside, great for spending outdoor time with the family and the dog. 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; both are within easy reach of the development. You can also walk along the River Wear, amble through Aykley Wood Nature Reserve, picnic in Broompark or visit the Durham Heritage Coast, approximately half an hour's drive away.


Durham City has a choice of schooling for all ages, including the nearby St Oswald's C of E Infant School and Durham Johnson Comprehensive, both within 3 miles of the development and rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. There are several colleges offering further education, as well as Durham University.


Durham is the perfect location for commuters, with the railway station and bus station within walking distance. It takes only 12 minutes to reach Newcastle and 45 minutes to reach York City by train. The city also has excellent road links to the A1(M) and A19.


Durham has a large university hospital as well as local doctors, dentists and health services, several within walking distance of the new development.