New build homes for sale in Durham

Durham is an amazing county in North East England, just three hours by train from London, and less than two from Edinburgh.

All perfectly situated close to major road networks with excellent public transport links, Gleeson has three new homes developments in and around the Durham area. With 2, 3 and 4 bedroom semi-detached and detached new build homes available, each plot includes open plan kitchen/diner, front and rear gardens and parking with some plots including a garage.

webuild in Durham

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Discover Durham

There is a popluation of around 526,980 in County Durham, covering an area of 223,260 hectares. It is an amazing county with a historic city at its heart. Durham city was named one of Britain's eight most beautiful cities by National Geographic.

Seek out hidden gems in market towns and villages in the Durham Dales, relax and enjoy peace and tranquillity on the Durham Coast, or get outdoors and active with walking and cycling routes revealing unforgettable views across the county.  When it’s time to refuel you’ll be spoilt for choice with award-winning eateries and delicious local produce. Durham City is home to one of the UK's most recognisable landmarks, Durham Cathedral, together with adjacent Durham Castle.

From award-winning restaurants and traditional countryside pubs, to ice cream parlours and cosy cafes, Durham has it all. Enjoy al fresco dinning with great views of historic Elvet Bridge and the River Wear or be tempted by delicious homemade fare and real ales in a welcoming coastal pub setting.

Like all major towns and cities, Durham has a lively and kaleidoscopic bar scene with new fashionable and trendy bars to more traditional and quintessential British drinking houses. The city has cobbled streets and centuries of spiritual heritage and old word feels but head over to the North Road distric of town and you will find a variety of nightclubs doing what they do best.

Step back in time at fascinating heritage attractions including Beamish, the Living Museum of the North, and see history come to life at Kynren, the must-see open air spectacular that takes place in Bishop Auckland every summer. Head over to Adventure Valley, the North East's biggest family adventure park. With over 50 attractions, activities and shows and three huge indoor play and animal zones, whatever the weather Adventure Valley is perfect for all the family.


Help to Buy: Equity Loan is a scheme, subject to eligibility, terms and conditions, designed to help you buy a new home with help from the Government through Homes England. You'll only need a low deposit of 5% and the Government will provide an equity loan of up to 20% of the purchase price. The rest is easy.

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