New homes in Shiney Row
New homes in Shiney Row
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Shiney Row is a small village that sits alongside Houghton-le-Spring in Tyne and Wear. With good travel links to nearby Sunderland and Newcastle, new homes in Shiney Row are a great place for commuters and families.
With easy access to the city, coast and areas of natural beauty, Shiney Row really is a good cross-section of what the North East region has to offer.
Places of interest
Being close to Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham, Shiney Row has its pick of attractions in each city; including Newcastle’s Quayside, The Discovery Museum and Theatre Royal. Sunderland has Roker Beach and Souter Lighthouse, while Durham has Bowes Museum, Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral.
Durham Heritage Coast has great views across the North Sea from yellow Magnesian Limestone Cliffs. The coastline has a 14km long coastal path, and there are plenty of cycle routes defined by the National Cycle Network.
The National Trust has a number of properties in Tyne & Wear, including Washington Old Hall, a stone-built manor house with landscaped gardens. Herrington Country Park has walking trails, bike routes and children’s play areas, while Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street has an events arena and ornamental gardens.
For sporting fans, Newcastle is home to St James’ Park – where Newcastle United play their home matches. Sunderland also play their Premier League fixtures at the Stadium of Light.
Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham all have universities with Durham University consistently featuring in the UK’s top 5 higher education institutions.
Close to the A1 (M), Shiney Row has access to road links heading north and south. A car journey takes 20 minutes to Newcastle, 15 minutes to Sunderland and 20 minutes to Durham. Sunderland also links to the Green Line of the Tyne and Wear Metro. Shiney Row is located at the end of the A182 dual carriageway, which links to the town of Washington within 5 – 10 minutes.
Chester-le-Street Station provides the nearest rail access to Shiney Row. It’s 10 minutes away by car and sits on the East Coast Main Line. Services to Newcastle and southbound to Durham, York and Leeds are limited.
Shiney Row’s nearest large airport is Newcastle International Airport, taking 27 minutes to reach, which serves routes to Europe and further afield.