New homes in Newcastle Upon Tyne
The biggest city in the of England, Newcastle-upon-Tyne sits on the northern bank of the river it's named after, in . Only around 15 miles from traditional rival , houses in Newcastle are across the water from popular .
Whether you want to be in the city centre or a suburb like or , Newcastle is packed with great culture and new experiences. From galleries and museums, to the vibrant Quayside area and the idolised local football team, you can see our developments closest to Newcastle below.
Live the Newcastle upon Tyne life
An exciting, vibrant city which dominates North East England, Newcastle upon Tyne is a wonderful place to live for people of all ages. Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or hoping it’s your last move, don’t miss our latest offers page to see our collection of programmes designed to help you out. Particularly if you have a home to sell as part of your purchase, our Part Exchange scheme could prove a huge help to you.
Things to see and do in Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle is packed with history and culture, which is on display as soon as you approach the city and gaze upon the iconic Angel of the North. The Quayside area is a hotbed of cultural options, a former industrial district now home to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, a vibrant market, and even a beach where you can feel the sand between your toes while relaxing by the Tyne.
The Victoria Tunnels, Newcastle Castle and Great North Museum: Hancock are all well worth a visit, while the Life Science Centre is great for little ones. From art galleries to museums, parks, Roman forts and walks along the river, you can also head north out of the city centre to explore large open spaces such as Gosforth Nature Reserve, Weetslade Country Park and Plessey Woods Country Park. And don’t forget to cheer on the Toon at St James’ Park too!
Newcastle is a great place to live if you have children to think of. Benton Park, West Jesmond and Brandling are all outstanding primary schools in the local area, along with Brighton Avenue and Riverside Primary. St Mary’s Catholic School and Sacred Heart are among the best local state schools, while Royal Grammar School is one of the top local independents, catering for children aged 7 to 18.
Newcastle upon Tyne transport links
As you may expect from such an important city, Newcastle has excellent transport links. The city’s Central train station lies between Neville Street and the river, while Manors is also close to the city centre. Newcastle is bypassed by the A1, which heads south as the A1(M) towards Durham, Middlesbrough and Leeds. Sunderland is less than half an hour’s drive away, while the city’s international airport is just to the north of town.
The Newcastle upon Tyne property scene
The Newcastle property market is strong and recognised to be on the up. There’s usually a good supply of new properties coming to market, including new builds in areas like North Gosforth, Hebburn and Washington. With some lovely modern 2 and 3 bedroom homes along Firfield Road on the edge of town, don’t miss initiatives like the Help to Buy scheme in the North East to get the most out of your new home in Newcastle.
Help to Buy Newcastle
In Newcastle you can take advantage of Help to Buy North East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy North East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.