Charles Church - Cathedral View, DH1
Prices from £150,000 to £155,000
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Located in the historic city of Durham, south of the River Wear, this exciting new development is just a few minutes' walk from Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. A large variety of amenities and attractions are close at hand, including excellent schooling, shopping and transport links by road, bus and rail.
Durham City is host to many leisure activities and sports, including those at the Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre, just a mile from Cathedral View. Here you can enjoy the gym, exercise classes, courts, pitches and two pools. Also within walking distance of the development is the Gala Theatre which offers a variety of comedy, dance, music and theatre productions as well as a two-screen cinema. . The local area enjoys green spaces, parks and scenic countryside, great for spending outdoor time with the family and the dog. Wharton Park makes a fun day out, with a new Heritage Centre, cafe, play areas and miniature car track, and Crook Hall is a Grade I listed Medieval hall with stunning gardens, a maze and activities for children; both are within easy reach of the development. You can also walk along the River Wear, amble through Aykley Wood Nature Reserve, picnic in Broompark or visit the Durham Heritage Coast, approximately half an hour's drive away.
Durham City has a choice of schooling for all ages, including the nearby St Oswald's C of E Aided Primary and Nursery School and Durham Johnson Comprehensive, both within 3 miles of the development and rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. There are several colleges offering further education, as well as Durham University. .
Durham city has a variety of shops that would suit your daily needs, including Tesco and Sainsbury's supermarkets, Iceland Foods and a local newsagent. The Prince Bishops Shopping Centre and The Riverwalk offer a wide choice of high street stores, including Next, New Look and Marks & Spencer, and a variety of restaurants and cafes.
Durham is the perfect location for commuters, with the railway station and bus station within walking distance. It takes only 12 minutes to reach Newcastle and 45 minutes to reach York City by train. The city also has excellent road links to the A1(M) and A19.