New homes in Consett

Live the Life

Consett is a rural town located close to Newcastle and on the edge of the North Pennines. Whether you love discovering historic manor houses, walking through rugged countryside or shopping in vibrant cities, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Consett.

Things to see and do

Whether you love a Sunday afternoon stroll or need somewhere to take the dog for a daily run-out, there are lots of green spaces to enjoy in Consett. Allensford Country Park is a great place for riverside walks and picnics, while Consett Park, Blackhill Park and Belle Vue Park playing fields are also popular.

Sports fans can play a round at Consett and District Golf Course, go for all-action fun at Prudhoe Waterworld, or scale the heights at Durham Climbing Centre. If you want to watch sports rather than take part, visit St James’ Park to watch Newcastle United FC play their home fixtures.

There are a number of great attractions within driving distance of Consett, including the National Trust gardens at Gibside, and family fun at Broom House Farm and Forest. Durham is also home to lots of popular places to visit, such as Durham Castle, Durham Cathedral and Durham University Botanic Garden.

Education

If you’re moving to Consett with school-age children, there are a number of excellent schools in and around the town including Shotley Bridge Primary School and St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School, both of which are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. There’s also private education at Delta Independent School.

For older children, Durham University, Newcastle University and Northumbria University are all within driving distance, perfect if your youngsters want to live at home while studying.

Getting to Consett

Consett has good road links with the A692 and the A691 nearby, and although the town doesn’t have its own train station, Newcastle station offers services to many of the UK’s biggest towns and cities. The journey to Newcastle takes around 30 minutes, while Durham is slightly closer with a journey time of around 25 minutes by car.

For trips further afield, Edinburgh can be reached in around two hours 15 minutes by car from Consett, while the journey to London takes four hours 45 minutes depending on traffic. Alternatively, the train from Newcastle to London King’s Cross just three hours 10 minutes.

If you’re going abroad, you can get to Newcastle International Airport in 30 minutes from Consett by car. Durham Tees International is around one hour away from the town. 

Berry Edge

Berry Edge

Genesis Way, Consett, CONSETT, DURHAM, DH8 5XP

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £173,995 to £249,995
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The Rise

The Rise

Armstrong Road, Scotswood, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Tyne & Wear, NE15 6BY

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £154,995 to £207,995
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City Edge

City Edge

Firfield Road, Blakelaw, Newcastle upon Tyne, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Tyne & Wear, NE5 3HU

  • 3 bedroom homes
  • £164,995 to £214,995
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Burton Woods

Burton Woods

Whitworth Road, Spennymoor, SPENNYMOOR, DURHAM, DL16 7QF

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £142,995 to £223,995
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Teal Park Farm

Teal Park Farm

Barmston Road, Washington, WASHINGTON, TYNE AND WEAR, NE38 8BB

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £146,500 to £264,995
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Merrington Park

Merrington Park

Vyners Close, Spennymoor, SPENNYMOOR, DURHAM, DL16 7RS

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £119,995 to £137,995
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The Maples

The Maples

Lukes Lane, Hebburn, HEBBURN, TYNE AND WEAR, NE31 2BJ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £232,995 to £339,995
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North Gosforth Park

North Gosforth Park

Rydal Terrace, North Gosforth, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Tyne & Wear, NE13 6PS

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £206,995 to £334,995
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Bedewell Court

Bedewell Court

Adair Way, Hebburn, HEBBURN, Tyne & Wear, NE31 2HQ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £144,995 to £299,995
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Cherry Tree Park

Cherry Tree Park

St Benedicts Way, Ryhope, SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR, SR2 0NY

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £105,500 to £194,995
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South Fields

South Fields

Stobhill, Morpeth, MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND, NE61 2HU

  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £119,995 to £429,995
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Blossom Park
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Blossom Park

Hebron Avenue, Pegswood, MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND, NE61 6RJ

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Jubilee Gardens

Jubilee Gardens

Norton Road, Stockton-On-Tees, STOCKTON-ON-TEES, Cleveland, TS20 2BG

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £125,000 to £199,995
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Leven Woods

Leven Woods

Green Lane, Yarm, YARM, STOCKTON-ON-TEES, TS15 9EQ

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £254,995 to £342,995
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