Persimmon Homes - Aykley Woods, DH1
Prices around £339,950
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Situated just to the north of the cathedral city of Durham, Aykley Woods is in an excellent location close to businesses, shops and all that this very friendly and historic city has to offer. With a choice of two and three-bedroom apartments and two, three, four and five-bedroom homes, this development is perfect for first time buyers through to growing families.
The medieval city of Durham is a popular place to live and it's easy to see why. Its charming cobbled streets, imposing castle and Norman cathedral are a sight to behold. Plus there's a world-class university, fantastic shopping and a wealth of sights to enjoy in the local area. The area surrounding Aykley Woods is filled with green spaces, parks and scenic countryside - great for spending outdoor time with the family. 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. If you enjoy keeping fit, Durham is host to many leisure activities and sports, including those at the Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre. Here you can enjoy the gym, exercise classes, courts, pitches and two pools. Also within easy reach of the development is the Gala Theatre offering a variety of comedy, dance, music and theatre productions as well as a two-screen cinema.
Durham City has a choice of schooling for all ages, including many schools close to the development. There are several colleges offering further education, as well as the famous Durham University.