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Persimmon Homes - Monkswood

Cross Lane, Sacriston, Sacriston, DH7 6DD

From £149,950

Find your new home at Monkswood

Monkswood is our collection of new homes for sale in the semi-rural town of Sacriston in County Durham. With three and four bedroom houses available, first time buyers through to families looking for more space will find something perfectly suited to their needs.



  • Choice of 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • Close to the historic city of Durham
  • Fantastic commuter links
  • Choice of schooling for all ages
  • Ultra-fast, full fibre-optic FibreNest broadband at this development

To stay updated with new house releases suited to your needs at this much-anticipated new development, arrange an appointment today and we'll help you find your dream home.

Sacriston is a historic village situated just three miles north of the city of Durham. The area itself has been populated since the thirteenth century. The old farm and manor house once belonged to the Sacristan, a monk who held the office of Sacristan of the monastery at Durham cathedral.



Nowadays, the village has a strong sense of community and has a new community centre which boasts a wide range of fun activities for all age groups. There are a large number of amenities in this quaint village including a Tesco express, a barbers, off-licences, plenty of takeaways and newsagents.



For even more to do, West House Farm is also near to the Arnison Centre, which is filled with many big name brands including Next, JD Sports and Marks & Spencer to name just a few. For even more, you'll be spoilt for choice at Durham city centre, which is just a short car or bus journey away.


Plenty of fun to be had…

There are many leisure options close by. Sacriston Broom House Farm and Forest Adventure is an ideal spot for families and has stunning views over the countryside farm and forest as well as many fun activities for all ages to enjoy. Holmside Park also has over 50,000ft of indoor play available ranging from a giant inflatable obstacle course to archery. Regardless of the weather, there's always fun to be had.



For a spot of culture, Crook Hall and Gardens has a selection of beautiful gardens including the Secret Walled Garden and the Shakespeare Garden. Kids will also love the fun, yet challenging cotoneaster meadow maze. A short distance away, there are plenty of places to eat, drink and stay entertained in Durham city centre. The Cathedral is well worth a visit whether you're interested in history, religion or even impressive architecture.



Sacriston has three schools including Sacriston Academy, a new Roman Catholic primary school which opened in September 2017. Fyndoune Community College is a sixth form which affords students an excellent secondary education up to A levels. Durham city also has its own university with many available undergraduate and postgraduate courses to study.



With its excellent choice of schooling nearby, range of amenities to keep you entertained, and variety of stunning new homes, Monkswood could be the perfect place for you to call home.



A Persimmon Homes development of 3 and 4 bedroom houses for sale

Opening hours

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

Location

Directions

We're located on B6532 just off the A6532.

Leisure

Transport

Monkswood is conveniently located close to the A1 for journeys to Chester-le-Street and further north to Newcastle upon Tyne. You're also close to Durham via the A167. Durham railway station is just 3.6 miles away with transport links taking you throughout the rest of the country.

Health

A state-of-the-art health centre opened in 2008 which includes both a GP surgery and a dental practice. The nearest NHS hospital is Lanchester Road Hospital.

Education

Sacriston has three schools including Sacriston Academy, a Roman Catholic primary school which opened in September 2017. Fyndoune community college is a sixth form which affords students a secondary education up to A levels. Durham city also has its own university with many available courses to study.

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Cross Lane, Sacriston, Sacriston, DH7 6DD