New Homes In Spennymoor
Make the Move
Just a short drive south of Durham, Spennymoor is a popular town with a friendly local community. With easy routes by car into Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham, new houses in Spennymoor are popular with families, empty nesters and commuters travelling into the nearby cities.
Although Spennymoor has good road links provided by the A688 and A1(M) nearby, there is no train station and the closest rail links can be found at Bishop Auckland and Durham. For public transport, the town does have several bus routes going to nearby towns and cities.
Travelling locally, a journey to Durham takes just 15 minutes from Spennymoor by car while the bus service takes around 20 minutes. Middlesbrough is just 30 minutes away by car, while Sunderland and Newcastle can both be reached in 35 minutes. Further afield, Leeds is 1 hour 30 minutes away via the A1(M).
For journeys to London, the easiest way to reach the capital is by catching a bus to Durham and taking a train from there. The route from Durham to London Kings Cross then takes just 3 hours. For international travel, Durham Tees Valley International Airport and Newcastle Airport are close by.
Places of Interest
Spennymoor is a small but charming town with a number of shops, a leisure centre and a picturesque park. Jubilee Park has its own bowling green, tennis courts and crazy golf, and is popular with people of all ages who want to get active or simply relax with a picnic. For evening entertainment, the town’s theatre Spennymoor Settlement hosts regular meet-ups for community groups.
The town is just a short drive from Durham, so it’s easy to get to the city’s many attractions including Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle, and Durham University Botanic Garden, which is a lovely place to take a stroll on a morning or afternoon. The Oriental Museum and Durham Museum and Heritage Centre are also located in the city, while the Houghall Arboretum and Pinetum is on the edge of Durham and where you’ll find over 500 species of trees and 2.5 miles of walking trails.
For sports fans, Spennymoor Town FC, FA Vase winners in 2013, play their home games at the Brewery Field. For top-flight football, Newcastle FC play a short drive away at St James’ Park, while Sunderland AFC play at the Stadium of Light.
New homes in Spennymoor are close to a number of highly rated schools. St John’s School & Sixth Form College is rated outstanding by Ofsted, while there are a number of top universities just a short drive away including Newcastle University, Durham University, Northumbria University and Teesside University in Middlesbrough.