The Aspens
Birtley DH31FE


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Discover our stunning collection of 3 and 4 bedroom houses for sale in Birtley, overlooking the Angel of the North. Enjoy easy commuting from this excellent location just a short distance from the A1(M) and A19 for commuting to Gateshead, Newcastle, Sunderland, and Durham.

Why buy at The Aspens

  • Ofsted ‘Good’ rated schools for all ages within a short distance of these beautiful homes
  • Simple access to transport links for commuters
  • Great selection of leisure facilities within easy reach - a fitness centre, swimming centre, snooker club, dance studio and more
  • Use our Smooth Move‡ scheme to get moving now, we can help you sell your home.

To find out more about making one of our new houses for sale in Birtley your new dream home, contact our Sales Executives today to arrange your viewing.

You will find a fantastic choice of Ofsted rated schools and everyday amenities in Birtley, including a supermarket, post office, library, a bank, doctors’ surgery and pharmacies. There is also a good choice of friendly pubs and cafes in the town, while additional useful amenities are just a few minutes away in neighbouring Washington.

Moving to The Aspens could be easier than you think. Whether this is your first home or your next, the government-backed Help to Buy* scheme means you’ll only need a 5% deposit and 75% mortgage to make your dream move a reality. Watch our Help to Buy video to find out more.

Have a home to sell? With Smooth Move‡ we could help you sell your current home.

Don’t miss out on our houses for sale in Birtley - book an appointment with a sales advisor today. We’re open every day from 10:00 - 17:00.

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Around the neighbourhood

Birtley: A quiet town near Gateshead

With both a wide range of great shopping, leisure activities and school in the town itself, plus easy access to Newcastle and other neighbouring towns and cities, our houses for sale in Birtley put the very best of modern living practically on your doorstep.

Locally, shops include a Co-op and Morrison supermarkets, DIY store, pet shop and garden centre as well as boutique offerings such as a vintage clothing. When it comes to enjoying a drink or meal out, you are spoilt for choice. The Barley Mow Inn serves a great menu and cocktails alongside the more traditional pub drinks. The Coach & Horses is perfect for those that like a nice gastropub and hosts regular events and entertainment. And a meal and drink in the Three Tuns will be a great evening with friends or family.

For keeping active, Birtley Swimming Centre is home to three purpose built pools – as well as a water slide – and holds a great programme of classes and activities. Birtley Village Hall is available to hire for functions and get-togethers, while Birtley Community Centre offers a range of activities that include ballroom dancing, a show dog club and toddler groups.

What’s close to Birtley?

Just over 4 miles from our property for sale in Birtley is Gateshead, which offers sights, sounds and experiences for the whole family, whatever your taste and mood. From world-class culture, vibrant nightlife and award-winning dining to inspiring heritage, fantastic shopping and acclaimed architecture, Gateshead has it all. You will find a great mix of independent boutiques, high street favourites and high-end designer brands if shopping is your thing. Browse the intu Metrocentre and Eldon Square shopping malls and grab a hot drink or some food in one of the coffee shops, pubs and market stalls in the area. Sightseeing could take you to the Gateshead Millennium Bridge or you can catch the latest blockbuster at the Odeon Cinema.

If you fancy a day by the sea, head to Sunderland. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and countryside, get your culture fix at one of the theatres, museums and galleries or immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the area. Home to the Sunderland Empire Theatre, National Glass Centre and Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens - not to mention the family-friendly programme of events and festivals, plus outstanding sporting attractions - Sunderland has something for everyone.

The list of must-see attractions in Newcastle is endless, with its unique culture. Modern attractions and countless historic sights mean you’ll always have ways to fill your leisure time. The Life Science Centre is perfect for a fun family day out, located just a short walk from Newcastle Central Station and is home to the largest outdoor ice rink during the winter months. Newcastle’s Theatre Royal hosts over 300 shows each year from musicals to comedy, and Sage Gateshead showcases music and performances of almost every genre inside its breath-taking curved glass and stainless steel walls.

Local Schools & Education

Ofsted rated schools for all ages can be found close to these houses to buy in Birtley - which is great news for families with children. Very young children can attend The Grove Pre-School (rated ‘Outstanding’) which is less than a mile from home, or The Village Montessori Nursery School (also ‘Outstanding’) which is 1.7 miles away. Primary age children are just moments away from the ‘Outstanding’ Ravensworth Terrace Primary School, while the ‘Good’ Birtley East Primary School is just a mile away, and the ‘Outstanding’ St Joseph’s RC Junior School is just under a mile.

Older students are less than a mile from the Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy, while Joseph Swan Academy is 4 miles away.

For higher and further education, Newcastle College, Northumbria University and Newcastle University are all within a convenient distance of home.

Transport & Travel

For commuters, there are huge benefits in choosing one of these new builds. Birtley is just half a mile from the A1(M), with the A19 and other ‘A’ roads within easy reach. These roads mean getting to work or days away is easy, as they allow for simple journeys to Gateshead (6 miles), Newcastle (8 miles), Sunderland (9 miles) and Durham (13 miles). Travelling further afield is also simple by road; the A1 and A1(M) provide connections as far as the M25 in the south and Edinburgh in the north.

For train travel, Chester-le-Street station is 4 miles from home, and provides regular services to Newcastle (10 minutes), Manchester Airport (2 hours 45 minutes) and Liverpool Lime Street (2 hours 52 minutes, with one change).

Air travel to a number of European destinations is simple from Newcastle Airport, which is around 14 miles away from home.

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