New Homes in Durham

Durham is the largest town of County Durham, and has an excellent position within the North East of England. Just 20 miles south of Newcastle, houses in Durham are close to Sunderland and Middlesbrough, while Hartlepool and Darlington are more rural spots nearby.

Whether you’re taking the kids to Wharton Park with its play areas, miniature car track, cafe and impressive views, or visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the city’s cathedral and castle, you’ve also got modern amenities like Prince Bishops Shopping Centre. Browse our developments closest to Durham below, and start finding your new home now. 

• County Durham • North East • Newcastle • Sunderland • Middlesbrough • Hartlepool • Darlington

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.
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.
Meadow Hill
Meadow Hill
Meadow Hill, Hexham Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE15 9FW
  • £224,995 to £402,995
  • 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. 
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.
Grey Towers Village
Grey Towers Village
Ellerbeck Avenue, Nunthorpe, MIDDLESBROUGH, TS7 0PW
  • £454,995 to £519,995
  • 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Grey Towers Village is a well-regarded development in the sought-after village of Nunthorpe. This established estate offers a luxury range of detached 4 and 5 bedroom homes set amongst mature trees and winding pathways. Living in this prestigious setting, you will find picturesque views, local shops, restaurants and pubs and Ofsted 'Outstanding' Nunthorpe Primary Academy.
Living in Durham

From the local history and culture to its excellent location within the North East and all kinds of different natural environments to explore within easy reach, Durham is a small city which offers a great lifestyle. And what better way to start your new life in the area than by making a great saving when you move? This is exactly what you can do when you sign up to an offer such as our Movemaker scheme, where we could help you sell your current home and pay your estate agent fees for you.  Things to see and do in Durham

There are so many wonderful open spaces within striking distance of the city centre, including the beautiful Durham Heritage Coast just to the east. In the opposite direction you can lose yourself in the vast expanse of the North Pennines, while the Durham Dales, North York Moors, Northumberland National Park and Kielder Forest are all less than an hour’s drive away. 

Back in the city centre the iconic Durham Cathedral is a must-see, along with Durham Castle and the Botanic Garden. Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is packed with fascinating exhibits, while the Museum of Archaeology and Crook Hall and Gardens are other centrally located places to visit. If you have kids, don’t miss the Adventure Valley amusement centre. 


It can’t be all play and no work for your children, so it’s a good job Durham has a clutch of schools rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Options close to the city centre include St Margaret’s CofE Primary, Durham Johnston Comprehensive and Durham Sixth Form Centre. On the outskirts of town, Framwellgate Moor Primary, Shincliffe CofE and St Godric’s Roman Catholic Primary are all top choices. 

Transport links in Durham

The A1(M) road passes just east of Durham, connecting the city with other parts of the North East and beyond. Newcastle is less than half an hour’s drive away, while you can use other A roads to get to Sunderland and Middlesbrough in a similar amount of time. As well as lost of local bus routes, Durham train station is just off the A690 next to Wharton Park and offers a wide selection of services with several different providers. 

The Durham property market

With house prices in Durham lower than the national average, you can find everything from vast detached houses with large gardens to very affordable flats and terraces in and around the city. 

You can also find attractive 3 and 4 bedroom new townhouses and other properties set into pleasant greenery along South Road close to the university. Newly-built properties are ideally suited for modern living, so book your appointment with us today. 

New Homes Offers & Schemes in Durham

Buying a new home with David Wilson also means you can take advantage of our great offers.

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. 
Feeling overwhelmed by the moving process? Dive into our comprehensive North East property buying guide for all the essential information you need. Book an appointment with one of our Sales Advisers and reserve your dream home today.