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Charles Church - Cathedral View

Illingworth Grove, Whinney Hill, Durham, DH1 3BG

From £150,000 to £374,950

Find your perfect new home at Cathedral View

Located in the historic city of Durham, south of the River Wear, this exciting new development is just a few minutes' walk from Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. A large variety of amenities and attractions are close at hand, including excellent schooling, shopping and transport links by road, bus and rail.

  • Choice of 2 & 3 bedroom apartments & 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • Within walking distance of Durham city centre
  • Excellent local amenities
  • Wide choice of schooling, including Durham University
  • Within walking distance of Durham railway station and bus station
  • Ultra-fast, full fibre-optic FibreNest broadband at this development

Durham city has a variety of shops that would suit your daily needs, including Tesco and Sainsbury's supermarkets, Iceland Foods and a local newsagent. The Prince Bishops Shopping Centre and The Riverwalk offer a wide choice of high street stores, including Next, New Look and Marks & Spencer, and a variety of restaurants and cafes.

Durham City is host to many leisure activities and sports, including those at the Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre, just a mile from Cathedral View. Here you can enjoy the gym, exercise classes, courts, pitches and two pools. Also within walking distance of the development is the Gala Theatre which offers a variety of comedy, dance, music and theatre productions as well as a two-screen cinema. .

The local area enjoys green spaces, parks and scenic countryside, great for spending outdoor time with the family and the dog. 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.

A choice of schooling for all ages…

Durham City has a choice of schooling for all ages, including the nearby St Oswald's C of E Aided Primary and Nursery School and Durham Johnson Comprehensive, both within 3 miles of the development and rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. There are several colleges offering further education, as well as Durham University. .

Durham has a large university hospital as well as local doctors, dentists and health services, several within walking distance of the new development. .

With its choice of two bedroom apartments and three and four bedroom homes there is something to suit everyone, including first time buyers, families, downsizers and young professionals at Cathedral View.

Opening hours

Monday 11am - 6pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday Closed, Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 6pm,

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Leave the A1(M) north/south at junction 62 and follow the A690 towards Durham City. Turn left onto New Elvet and then turn left onto Old Elvet. Old Elvet turns slightly right and becomes Whinney Hill. The destination will be on the left.



Durham is the perfect location for commuters, with the railway station and bus station within walking distance. It takes only 12 minutes to reach Newcastle and 45 minutes to reach York City by train. The city also has excellent road links to the A1(M) and A19.




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Charles Church

Illingworth Grove, Whinney Hill, Durham, DH1 3BG

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