Merrington Park

Vyners Close, Spennymoor, DURHAM, DL16 7RS
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • £99,995 To £199,500
  • Help to Buy scheme available

    Help to Buy properties are new builds in England with a value of £600,000 or less. They must be bought as a main home and be fully owned by you.

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Introducing Merrington Park

Merrington Park in Spennymoor is an an established development with a welcoming community feel, which offers a range of two, three and four bedroom homes, suitable for everyone from first time buyers to those needing a more spacious family home. Due to popular demand, a brand new phase of homes is now available, featuring home designs exclusive to Merrington Park.

Open daily 10.00am to 5.30pm (Open Monday 12.30 to 5.30)

Holiday opening

  • 23/12/2016 Open 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • 24/12/2016 Closed
  • 25/12/2016 Closed
  • 26/12/2016 Closed
  • 27/12/2016 Closed
More convenient living
  • 19 beautiful housetypes to choose from
  • Marketing suite and showhomes now open
  • Family and commuter-friendly location
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A fantastic location
  • Only three miles from the A1(M)
  • Historic and city centre attractions nearby
  • Lots of local shops
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Help to Buy calculator

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE. This calculator is provided for guidance only; Barratt Homes does not offer mortgage advice. Subject to full affordability checks, you may qualify for a higher equity loan amount from the government. You should take advice from a suitably qualified adviser before agreeing to a mortgage.

Quality you can trust

When you buy a Barratt home you can be confident you're dealing with one of the nation's most trusted home builders.

5 star builder rating

5 star builder rating

We're the only national home builder to win this prestigious award every year since 2009. Awarded to Barratt Developments Plc Group brands


10 Year Warranty

10 Year Warranty

Peace of mind. All our homes come with a reassuring 10 year NHBC Buildmark Warranty.


Chesham

Home of the week

The Chesham (plot 379) is a stylish detached 4 bedroom home. The kitchen offers a dining and family area and there is a separate lounge. The master bedroom has an en suite and there are 3 further bedrooms as well as a family bathroom.

Have a home to sell? You could buy this home using our Part Exchange scheme and move in time for Christmas.

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Show homes

Why not come and visit us at Merrington Park to see the high quality finish of a Barratt home for yourself? Below are the show homes we have open for viewings.

If you really like what you see, our show homes are often available to buy. Call our friendly Sales Advisers on 08448 115 599 to find out more.

The+Morpeth

Morpeth

  • 3 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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Barwick

Barwick

  • 3 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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Newton+

Newton

  • 2 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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Essentials on your doorstep

There are plenty of ways to enjoy your leisure time in the surrounding areas of Merrington Park:

 

- Take a day trip to Beamish open air museum, where you can discover how life was in the early 20th century.

 

- Get fit at the Spennymoor Leisure Centre, enjoy the swimming pool with slides and waves machines or take part in one of the many exercise classes available. 

Efficient, modern design

At Merrington Park we’re building beautiful new homes from our County range.

Space for your family to grow

These innovative designs are light and spacious with free-flowing interiors, perfect for modern family living. Stylish kitchens, dining and family areas give you plenty of space to relax.

Design touches that make a difference

Impressive design details, like floor-to-ceiling ‘light pods’ and double showers in our high-specification bathrooms.

First of their kind

Eleven of the 19 housetypes we’re building are the first of their kind in the North East, bringing an air of exclusivity and innovation to Merrington Park.

The build so far

Barratt homes has been successfully building a range of exceptional homes in Spennymoor for over 3 years, there is a wide range to choose from, offering something for everyone from buying from your very first home to Part Exchanging your current property for your forever dream home.

Meet the team

Dedicated teams will be on hand to guide you through your journey from reservation to key release, find out more below:

 

  • Kelly, having been with Barratt Homes for 11 years, is a senior sales advisor with a wealth of experience within the industry.
  • Dawn has been with Barratt Homes for over two years and has a deep understanding of Barratt Homes having worked on various developments but is now predominantly at Merrington Park.
  • John Todd, site manager and John Scully, assistant site manager use their wealth of experience, knowledge and background in the build arena to lead the site team to achieve deadlines and build high quality homes. 

A fantastic location

The surrounding area of Spennymoor is abuzz with life, offering a range of shops, pubs and restaurants and is just one mile from Durham Gate, a new development of retail and leisure facilities. Merrington park is only 9 miles away from the historic city of Durham with its beautiful cathedral and cobbled walkways, fine dining and excellent shopping and only three miles from the A1(M), making it an ideal base for reaching the North East’s employment and business hubs.

Merrington Park is just 3 miles from the A1 making it the ideal place to call home if you commute to Durham and Newcastle. Durham train station is just a short drive away which is on the East Coast mainline, giving access to the entire country. There are also regular bus services taking you to the surrounding towns and villages. 

 
Location
Distance/time
Road
A1 5 miles
Bus
To Durham Every 15 minutes from Spennymoor
Rail
Durham 7 miles away
Air
Newcastle 39 miles away
School Name Information

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English

Percentage achieving English Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Maths

Percentage achieving Maths Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Science

Percentage achieving Science Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Agg

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KS2VA

Pupil progress against national average (100). 100+ is above national average; under 100 is below national average.

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Local Average N/A 83.8% 82.8% 87.3% 239.0 100.0
North Park Primary School

Pupils: 219

90.00% 87.00% 97.00% 274 N/A
King Street Primary School

Pupils: 181

76.50% 79.00% 81.00% 237 99
St Charles' Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School

Pupils: 196

77.00% 80.50% 82.00% 240 99.7
Rosa Street Primary School

Pupils: 257

92.00% 87.00% 92.00% 271 N/A
Ox Close Primary School

Pupils: 235

80.50% 80.50% 79.00% 240 101.2
Tudhoe Grange School

Pupils: 638

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
The Oaks Secondary School

Pupils: 227

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Middlestone Moor Primary School

Pupils: 244

87.00% 83.00% 93.00% 263 N/A
Spennymoor Comprehensive School

Pupils: 738

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ferryhill Business Enterprise College

Pupils: 654

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Evenings and weekends

Sport and leisure

Whatever your sport of choice is, you will find it all close to Merrington Park, with three golf courses, a leisure centre, football, badminton and cycling clubs and a world-class gymnastics club where Olympic athlete Amy Tinkle trained.

Outdoor activities

Victoria Jubilee Park is only one mile from the site. It has bowls greens, all-weather football pitches and tennis courts, as well as play areas for children.

Whitworth Hall Country Park is close by and gives you the opportunity to hand feed the reindeers who call it home.

A piece of cake

If the thought of a slice of cake and a cup of coffee sounds appealing then Lazy Dayz is the perfect place for you. This coffee shop and plant nursery is a great place to relax over a warm drink and slice of homemade cake. It’s set in 32 acres of Durham countryside and sells a fantastic range of fresh, local produce.

Live the life

 

Wander the cobbled streets of the historic city of Durham, dominated by its Norman cathedral and castle, and you’ll find craft shops, cafés and riverside walks. There are special festivals and events for all the family.

  • Visit the cathedral, built high above a loop of the River Wear, the greatest Norman building in England and resting place of St Cuthbert.
  • Shop at the award-winning Durham Indoor Market or the modern Prince Bishops Shopping Centre, with its mix of leading retailers and independent boutiques.
  • Blow the cobwebs away with a walk in the Durham Dales, or take the kids to see the spectacular High Force - one of England’s most dramatic waterfalls. 
  • Both young and old can discover the delights of Durham University's 10 hectare Botanic Garden, set on the southern outskirts of Durham City.  

 


Investing in a Barratt home

Financial Advice

Our team can introduce you to new build mortgage advisers who will offer expert advice specific to your needs. They’ll help find the best buy-to-let investment mortgages, as well as offering guidance on tax and portfolio planning. Most can also meet you at a time and place that’s convenient for you.

Letting Agents

The right agent can make investing much easier. We have strong relationships with reliable local letting agents who will help you achieve the best rental rates for your property. We can also help negotiate management fees and commission rates so you get the best deal.

Legal Advice

If you need it, we can provide you with a list of fully independent solicitors. Offering fast, effective service at competitive rates, the firms we recommend have handled thousands of transactions for Barratt and are familiar with the entire process – meaning less hassle for you.

Quality

Our homes appeal to potential tenants, not just because they look great, but also because we design them to be energy efficient and low maintenance to live in. Our homes have won some of the industry’s most coveted awards for design and quality, and we’re the only major national housebuilder to be awarded a Five Star Housebuilder Award by the Homebuilders Federation, every year since 2009.

Great locations

Decades of UK building experience means we really understand the market – creating homes people desire, in places they want to live. Our properties offer great local amenities and facilities, and are close to major transport links. People like living in Barratt homes – which makes them great investments.

We could help you buy

Please contact a sales adviser to find out which specific offers are available on this development and how they could help you buy your new home.

  • Help to Buy

    Equity Loan Mortgage Calculator

    Whether you’re a first time buyer or already on the property ladder, you could buy a new home with just a 5% deposit.

  • Part Exchange

    If you're looking for more space for the family now could be an excellent time to buy and with Part Exchange, we could be your guaranteed buyer. No stress or fuss, just an easy move for you and your family.

A more straightforward move

Reserving your home

  1. Like this development? Browse the different homes we have, find the one you're interested in and register your interest.
  2. Once you get in touch our helpful team will be happy to answer your questions and show you round.
  3. When you visit the development, we'll meet you in our show home before guiding you around the home you're interested in.
  4. If you're keen, you'll be able to reserve your home there and then - and we'll take it straight off the market.
To find out more or visit the development, just give us a call:
0844 556 6166

The buying process

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

The buying process in Scotland

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

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