Our 3 & 4 bedroom houses for sale in Washington are the latest addition to a community less than 10 miles from Newcastle. Situated at the joining of the A1(M), it offers fantastic commuter links. For families, there is an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted-rated primary school less than a mile away.
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Our new houses for sale in Washington sit perfectly in the charming surrounding neighbourhood. With top quality fixtures and fittings, and open, spacious interiors, these properties have been finished to the high standard associated with an original Linden home. As well as access to a variety of ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ Ofsted-rated schools nearby, there are valuable commuter links via the A1(M) for travelling further afield.
The Galleries, situated in the heart of Washington, is home to more than 120 high street and independent stores, and Europe’s largest shopping centre, the Metrocentre in Gateshead near Newcastle, is also in easy reach with over 200 shops, 47 restaurants and its own entertainment facilities. Durham’s heritage sites make for wonderful places to explore nearby, and the city’s Cathedral is a beautiful example of the historic architecture that can be seen all round the area - Harry Potter fans may recognise some of the buildings from scenes in the films.
A short drive away, Sunderland sits at the mouth of the River Wear, and offers plenty to see and do including beaches and countryside, as well as theatres, museums and galleries. Washington really can be your magical gateway to the world and its history.
Our collection of property for sale in Washington mirrors the charming feel of the surrounding neighbourhood, finished to a high standard with the contemporary interior features that you would come to anticipate of an original Linden home. Washington is easily in reach of Europe’s largest shopping centre, the Metrocentre, which accommodates over 200 shops, 47 restaurants and its own entertainment facilities. The area is close to a number of heritage sites, many of which can be found in Durham, as well as it’s historic architecture. The city also boasts of being the setting of several Harry Potter scenes. As well as access to a variety of ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ Ofsted-rated schools, there are valuable commuter links via the A1(M), train or aeroplane. Washington can be your magical gateway to the world and its history.
With a variety of bars and restaurants, and a number of local convenience stores just a short walk from Ayton Park, our property for sale in Washington has all the amenities a family could possibly need right on their doorstep. For those who love to get lost in nature, Holley Park and The Princess Anne Park are just a 5 minute drive providing pretty walks to explore. The area also boasts a number of schools offering education for young children through to late teens, making our properties for sale in Washington an ideal choice for family life.
The local village of Washington is the perfect location for history buffs and for those who can’t get enough of the glorious British countryside. Home to the wonderful Washington Old Hall, which holds significance due to it once being home to the ancestors of Geroge Washington, the first president of the USA. Another must visit landmarks for the historians among us is the Penshaw Monument, which is just a 10 minute drive from Ayton Park. The spectacular monument sits at the top of a 136-metre hill and dominates the surrounding landscape. If you do plan on visiting the site it is advisable to contact the National Trust to join a guided tour to get the full experience.
Moving further afield the properties for sale in Washington are located right between the cities of Sunderland (9.2 miles) and Newcastle (9.5 miles). With a huge variety of things to see and do in either location, visitors are spoilt for choice., whether it’s world class shopping facilities, a restaurant or bar for a night out, or somewhere to escape for the weekend. Newcastle and Sunderland are such vibrant cities that you will have to keep revisiting as it’s impossible to fit it all into a day, or even a weekend!
Ayton Park is the ideal location for families with children of all ages due to there being a wide range of Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ schools in the surrounding area. For younger children, Lambton Primary School (Ofsted-rated ‘Good’) and Portobello Primary School (Ofsted-rated ‘Good’) are right on the doorstep. Oxclose Community Academy (Ofsted-rated ‘Good’) is less than a 10 minute drive from our new homes for sale in Washington and caters for children from 11-16 years old. For further education, both neighboring cities of Newcastle and Sunderland have universities with fantastic reputations, and slightly further afield but still only a 20 minute drive is Durham University.
The area has superb transport links with major road networks and bus services taking you to Newcastle and Sunderland, as well as many of the smaller more local towns and villages. The main bus station nearby is Washington Galleries bus station, which connects the area to either city and many nearby places. Newcastle Central Station is the closest train station to Ayton Park and is only a 9 mile drive away. For road travel the A1(M) is only a short distance away and provides great commuter links further north and to the south of the country. The closest airport is Newcastle International Airport (16 miles) with flights to a number of popular destinations around the world.
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