New Homes in Consett

Surrounded by miles of stunning open countryside in County Durham, Consett is a charming little town in the North East. As well as instant access to the local natural landscapes, new homes in Consett are also only around 13 miles from historic Durham


It’s not much further to regional powerhouse Newcastle, while places such as GatesheadMiddlesbrough and Sunderland are also within commuting distance. Whether you’re enjoy the attractions on offer in the heart of town or exploring the spectacular North Pennines, you can find our developments closest to Consett below. 


• County Durham • North East • Durham • Newcastle • Gateshead • Middlesbrough • Sunderland

Meadow Hill
Meadow Hill
Meadow Hill, Hexham Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE15 9FW
  • £224,995 to £408,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Discover 3 and 4 bedroom homes at Meadow Hill, nestled on Hexham Road. Located on the outskirts of Heddon-on-the- Wall, your new home is surrounded by scenic walks and the historic Hadrian’s Wall, so you can escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy a more relaxed way of living. Just 4 miles from Ponteland village, packed with boutiques, independent restaurants and cosy pubs. Commuting is easy via the A69 and A1 with links to Newcastle and Hexham. 
Doxford Green
Doxford Green
Burdon Lane, SUNDERLAND, Tyne & Wear, SR3 2PN
  • £337,995 to £549,995
  • 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Doxford Green is an exclusive development of 60 homes, situated in the rural village of Burdon. Discover a collection of energy-efficient 4 and 5 bedroom homes surrounded by open fields. Living here means you and your family can enjoy shopping and dining in Sunderland city centre, and sunny days at Seaham beach. With homes ready to move into now, book an appointment to speak with our Sales Adviser about deals available to you.
West Meadows @ Arcot Estate
West Meadows @ Arcot Estate
Beacon Lane, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 8FP
  • £224,995 to £295,995
  • 3 bedroom
  • West Meadows @ Arcot Estate offers a luxury collection of 3 and 4 bedroom homes, situated within the popular town of Cramlington. Discover highly rated schools, local shops, restaurants and pubs all within easy reach. This new development offers beautiful country walks and scenic nature trails on your doorstep, making it the perfect place for your family to call home.
Highgrove at Wynyard Park
Highgrove at Wynyard Park
Attenborough Way, Wynyard, Stockton on Tees, Teesside, TS22 5FD
  • £284,995 to £372,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Highgrove at Wynyard Park is located in the sought after village of Wynyard. This brand-new development offers a great collection of 3 and 4 bedroom homes. Living at Wynyard Park Estate, you’ll benefit from scenic views, woodland walks and nature trails on your doorstep. Plus, there is an excellent range of local amenities closeby including Wynyard Hall and an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Primary school. 
Elwick Gardens
Elwick Gardens
Riverston Close, Hartlepool, Hartlepool, TS26 0PY
  • £317,995 to £359,995
  • 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Discover a beautiful collection of detached 4 and 5 bedroom homes, situated within the desirable area of Elwick, Hartlepool. Living here means you and your family can enjoy relaxing beach walks or scenic nature trails, whilst remaining within short distance of local amenities at the nearby town centre. Plus, fantastic commuter links provide easy access to all major local towns and cities via the A19.

What is life like in Consett? 

Whether you’re exploring country parks, visiting historic castles or enjoying some retail therapy nearby, Consett is a well-connected town with lots to see and do in the local area. If you’re on the lookout for good commuter links to Newcastle without compromising on rural living, a new home in Consett could be the right choice for you. 

If you’re struggling to save for a deposit, we can support you with our low deposit schemes. And if you’re part of the armed forces, we can offer a 5% deposit contribution towards your first or second home. 

Suddenly need more space for your growing family? We have you covered. Our help to sell schemes make it easy to sell your current home. You won’t have to worry about estate agent fees or the open property market. Let us do the legwork while you enjoy your new home. 

We also have a Key Worker Deposit Contribution scheme available for key workers, including flooring throughout your brand-new DWH home. 


What is the history of Consett? 

The history of Consett is closely linked to lead mining and steelmaking, with the industries centring around the Derwent Valley throughout the centuries. The first blast furnaces were opened in the 1840s, and the town quickly thrived, going on to make the steel for the famous Blackpool Tower and British submarines. The industry was at its high point in the 1960s, and the Consett Steel Works employed thousands of locals until its closure in the 1980s.

What are business and industry like in Consett? 

Today Consett is home to a range of different employers, including Dunlop BTL and motorhome manufacturer Erwin Hymer Group. Other major businesses nearby include Greggs, Grainger Games and Virgin Money in Newcastle, and Northumbrian Water Group in Durham. 

What is there to see and do in Consett?

Consett is surrounded by countryside, with Allensford Country Park, Derwent Gorge and Muggleswick Woods National Nature Reserve just a short drive away, and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within easy reach of the town.

For days out in the city, both Durham and Newcastle are close to Consett, where attractions include Durham Cathedral, Durham Climbing Centre, St James’s Park and intu Eldon Square. Other places of interest include the Empire Theatre, Consett Park, the National Trust’s Gibside, Broom House Farm and Forest, and Consett and District Golf Course.

How are the Consett transport links?

Consett is well-connected by road via the A691 and A692, and although there’s no train station in the town, Newcastle and Durham stations are within easy reach.

Travelling by car, the journey to Durham takes just 25 minutes, while Newcastle city centre is only a 30 minute drive away. If you’re going to Edinburgh, the drive takes two hours 15 minutes from Consett, while the train journey takes just one hour 25 minutes from Newcastle. For journeys to London, the drive takes almost five hours while the train from Newcastle is much quicker with a journey time of three hours 10 minutes.

When you’re jetting off on holiday, you can get to Newcastle International Airport in just 30 minutes by car from your new home in Consett. 

New Homes Offers & Schemes in Consett

Considering a move to Consett? At David Wilson Homes, we're excited to offer you a range of exclusive schemes tailored to your needs. Whether you're a first-time buyer, looking to sell your current home, or a key worker, we have something special for you.

Our innovative low deposit schemes are crafted to make your brand-new energy efficient home a reality, without the burden of a hefty deposit. Explore our range of new homes in Consett.

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