The Sunderland life
Sitting along the banks of the River Wear where it enters the North Sea, Sunderland is the North East
's crowning jewel. Whether you want to stroll around one of its parks, unwind along Seaburn Beach or visit neighbouring Newcastle
, new homes here offer this and beyond. Read one as we take you through Sunderland's exciting attractions, best schools and transport links.
Things to see and do in Sunderland
Sunderland brims with fantastic indoor and outdoor attractions for all age ranges. You can spend an afternoon roaming Roker Park, enjoy an ice cream along the northeastern shore or learn about the city's glass-making past at the museum. Below we've rounded up some of the best things to see and do in this lively spot:
• Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
• National Glass Centre
• Hylton Castle
• Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art
• Roker Park
• Seaburn Beach
• Herrington Country Park
• North East Land, Sea and Air Museums
Schools and education in Sunderland
New homes in Sunderland benefit from an excellent education system, with many primary, secondary and further education institutions. Here we've picked some of the best to help you make an informed decision.
|Grange Park Primary School
||City of Sunderland College
||Red House Academy
||NA College Trust
Transport in Sunderland
Sunderland boasts a strategic location, midway between Durham and Newcastle. Its efficient transport link network comprises various buses, rails and road connections.
: It runs north to south along the city's the western edge, linking Sunderland to North Shields in the north and Stockton-on-Tees
in the south.
: It stretches from South Shields
to Sunderland before crossing Wearmouth Bridge
• Sunderland train station is served by Northern, providing departures to Hartlepool and Middlesbrough. There are also direct trains to London Paddington, taking about 3 hours
• Park Lane transport interchange: This is the busiest coach station after London Victoria and provides services to neighbouring areas. Connections are mainly operated by Arriva North East, Go North East and Stagecoach
Sunderland property market
Sunderland house prices are below the national average and more affordable than neighbouring areas like Durham
, Newcastle and Cleveland. This means there are great opportunities for short- and long-term investments.
At David Wilson Homes, we have modern new homes in the heart of Sunderland. Explore our 4 bedroom homes on Doxford Green
development, surrounded by open woodland. If you need more space, our 5 bedroom homes on Cherry Tree Park
development could be up your street.
New Homes Offers & Schemes in Sunderland
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.
Book an appointment with one of our Sales Advisers and reserve your dream home today.