Durham Sands is our stunning new collection of homes in the historic city of Durham. The riverside development is perfectly-positioned just a few minutes’ walk from the city centre. There's a large variety of amenities and attractions close-by including excellent schooling, shopping and transport links via road, bus and rail.
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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.
Durham city is host to many leisure activities and sports, including those at the Freeman’s Quay Leisure Centre, where you can enjoy the gym, exercise classes, a variety of 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 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; 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 has a choice of schooling for all ages, including the nearby St Oswald’s C of E Primary and Nursery 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.
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Making your next move is easy. This home is available on our Part Exchange scheme.
If you are eligible we will buy your house which means:
You can also stay in your current home until your new home is ready to move into which means less stress all round.
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*Subject to contract and a satisfactory RICS survey.
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One of the best things about buying a new home is that you can choose to personalise it to make it yours from the day you move in.
Once your plot is reserved, you can start adding your own style and personality to every room with our range of styling options, upgrades and additional fixtures. This is your chance to visualise your perfect living space and create your very own dream home from day one.
Your choices will be added to your home at various stages of the build process, meaning the earlier you reserve your plot, the greater the selection available to you.
What would you choose from our Select Options brochure?
2 bedroom apartment
1 bedroom apartment
3 bedroom 3 storey house
If you would like to know more about Durham, please call 01913 385 126 and we will be happy to tell you more.
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.
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The prices shown are correct at the time of being published but are subject to change without prior notice, please contact our Marketing Suite for accurate price information.
Site layouts are intended for illustrative purposes only, and may be subject to change, for example, in response to market demand, ground conditions or technical and planning reasons. Trees, planting and public open space shown are indicative, actual numbers and positions may vary. Site plans does not form any part of a warranty or contract. Further information is available from a site sales advisor.
The dimensions shown are approximate and the precise measurements may vary.
For full details on the HM Government-backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme please visit www.helptobuy.gov.uk.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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