Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 4AN
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Price and availability correct as of 27/10/2020 at 03:29. A management fee may apply, this is plot specific. All details should be checked with our sales team and confirmed with solicitors. Energy ratings are estimates based upon the predicted energy assessment from the SAP calculations at the design stage.
The peace and seclusion offered by Lambton Park contrasts with its exceptional convenience. These superb homes are just two miles from junction 63 of the A1(M) and around 20 minutes; drive from Durham, Tyneside and the beautiful northeast coast. The towns & shops of Chester le Street, Houghton le Spring and Washington are all within approximately three miles of the development, and trains from Chester le Street serve Newcastle, Liverpool and Manchester, as well as the Metrocentre in Gateshead.The local Connections4 bus service, running every ten minutes between Houghton le Spring and Heworth Metro Station, stops a few yards from Lambton Park.
There is a filling station nearby, a convenience store half a mile away in Bournmoor, and several other local shops and services, including a post office, a pharmacy, a dentist and a medical centre, within a 20-minute walk. The adjacent towns widen the choice of local retailers, supermarkets and high street chains. Shops are interspersed with pubs, cafés and restaurants in attractive, traditional market town environments, and an open-air market is held in Chester le Street on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Alternative shopping destinations include the picturesque, historic centre of Durham and the vast Metrocentre, which complements an enormous choice of shops with restaurants, a multiscreen Odeon Imax cinema and other leisure amenities.
Sports and fitness facilities in the area include Burnmoor Cricket Club, based just a few yards from Lambton Park. Around two miles away, Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirates Stadium, Chester le Street Golf Club’s beautiful parkland course, the town’s Amateur Rowing Club, Durham County’s Football ground and the Riverside Sports Pavilion are all located near the delightful Riverside Park. The gyms and swimming pools at Chester le Street Leisure Centre and Bannatyne Health Club also sit within a few yards of Riverside Park. The area is rich in open green areas and attractions, including the 52-hectare Elba Park, less than a mile away, the magnificent Herrington Country Park with its cycling trails, sculptures, adventure playground and rich wildlife, and the celebrated and engaging Beamish open-air museum of life in the north-east. Bournmoor Primary School, a few minutes walk from Lambton Park and rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, is one of several primary schools in the area, and high schools include Park View Academy situated close to Riverside Park in Chester le Street. There is also a choice of coeducational and single sex private schools in Durham, Newcastle and Sunderland.
With a heritage stretching back to the 11th Century and a distinct sense of place, Lambton Park, the ancestral seat of the Earls of Durham, is one of the most intriguing historic places in the region. The Lambton family are one of the oldest in the region and the history, landscape, buildings and archaeology of the Park, capture the story of the region. Whilst Lambton Park has remained relatively private over the years, there will be many in the region who associate it with fun filled family days out. As a key part of the growing community, there are a number of local retail units to support the growth of the estate which could consist of a cafe, butchers, bakers, delicatessen and convenience store.
When it comes to getting the details right, we're committed to quality throughout. We only work with high-quality brands, for example Symphony for kitchens, Porcelanosa for ceramic tiles and Ideal Standard for sanitary-ware.
From sleek, designer kitchens to cool, contemporary bathrooms, down to the fine details of tiles and taps, there's plenty to fire your imagination and suggest a whole range of possibilities for you to create a unique living environment.
Please note: Specification choices are dependent on build stage at the time of reservation.
“When I viewed the homes at Lambton Park, I saw a Victorian design with a modern style.”
“I loved the high ceilings, good room proportions and quirky layouts in the show home.”
The standard of our home is unbelievable. Outside has a Victorian look, and inside has a modern flow and feeling. It meets our needs as a family with five bedrooms providing good room for our children, and we have the benefit of an office. Downstairs, the hallway with the wide central door is impressive, and we love the bay window. I'm very satisfied with my purchase.
“I enjoy space and countryside, so we looked at a variety of locations for a house with some land.”
The appeal of Lambton Park is the woodland around it. I can spend time walking in the forest or the country park without having to drive. Elba Park is on the doorstep, so I get a rural aspect without the downsides of upkeep and expense.
"I’d definitely recommend Miller Homes…"
…because the customer service from the commercial team was wonderful and attentive and there was a good level of visibility. The style of the house, high specification, and high level of quality in the build are good.