Scholars Gate

Off Success Road, Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4TL

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Looking to move early 2019? Fantastic reductions of up to £8,000 available. Find out more

About Scholars Gate

What better way to start the New Year than with a brand new Miller home at Scholars Gate. We could help make your dream move a reality with our range of fantastic offers at this popular, conveniently-located development of two, three, four and five bedroom homes in Shiney Row. Plus, you can reserve your new Miller home online. Speak to our Development Sales Manager today for full details.
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Price and availability correct as of 14/12/2018 at 12:46. A management fee may apply, this is plot specific. All details should be checked with the Development Sales Manager and confirmed with solicitors.

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Living in Houghton-le-Spring

Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know that the community you’re moving to will support you and your family, as well as being a pleasant place to live. So here’s some useful information about the area around Scholars Gate.

Leisure & Recreation

The Philadelphia, a family-friendly local with a children's play area and live music twice a month, is just quarter of a mile from Scholars Gate, and the nearby Philadelphia Cricket and Community Club hosts a number of fitness classes and community events. There is also a Sports Centre and Wellness Centre in Houghton-le-Spring that includes a modern gym, sports facilities, a skate park and a soft play area for children.

Transport

Scholars Gate is less than a mile from the intersection of the A182 and A183, and just three and a half miles from the A1(M) giving fast access to the whole region. The area is well served by buses linking the local communities, with several services passing along Philadelphia lane, 350 yards from the development, and some running adjacent to Scholars Gate.

Outdoor Activities

Scholars Gate is surrounded by parks, open green areas and sports grounds. Amongst the attractions, New Herrington Recreational Park incorporates a playground and sports pitches, and the magnificent Herrington Country Park, one of the largest parks in Sunderland and home to miles of walks and cycle trails as well as special events and open-air concerts, is just half a mile away. The Penshaw Monument, a striking, local landmark visible from miles around is a pleasant half-mile walk from the park, and there is also an 18-hole parkland golf course at Houghton-le Spring.

Shopping

Local shops include a Co-op supermarket, a newsagent and convenience store incorporating a post office, a second convenience store and off-licence, and a Numark pharmacy, all within half a mile of Scholars Gate. The village also has a selection of food takeaways, specialist shops and services such as hairdressers. There is a wider selection in the lively town centre of Houghton-le-Spring, two miles away.

Recycling Facilities

Recycling bins in the car park of the Shoulder of Mutton pub, a few minutes’ walk from Scholars Gate, accept most household waste including glass, paper and cardboard, textiles, metal cans and plastic bottles.

Education & Health

Shiney Row Primary, around 600 yards from Scholars Gate and reached via off-road footpaths, was recently assessed by Ofsted as a good school with a positive ethos and effective leadership. Pupils from Shiney Row normally move on to Kepier School in Houghton-le-Spring, a specialist Sports College with academy status, again rated by Ofsted as a good school. There are two medical practices within a few minutes’ walk, and a choice of dentists in Houghton-le-Spring.

The Philadelphia Pub
Success Road
0191 584 0356

Philadelphia Cricket and Community Club,
Bunker Hill Ground,
Back Shop Row
0191 584 1348

Houghton Sports and Leisure Centre,
Station Road
Houghton-le-Spring
03330 050156

Houghton-le-Spring Golf Club,
Copt Hill
0191 584 1198

Co-operative Food
1-3 Grangewood Court
0191 385 2252

Shiney Row Post Office
1 Westbourne Terrace
0191 385 2227

Numark Pharmacy
Philadelphia Lane
0191 584 3460

Shiney Row Primary School
Rear South View
0191 385 2701

Herrington Medical Centre
Philadelphia Lane
0191 584 2632

Westbourne Medical Group
Shiney Row Surgery
Kelso Grove
0191 385 2512

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.

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Offers at Scholars Gate

Offer

Looking to move early 2019? Fantastic reductions of up to £8,000 available.

If you're looking to move in to a brand new home in early 2019, you could benefit from these price reductions.

Plot 111 - The Glenmuir with garage
4 bedroom home - reduced by £8,000
Was £257,950 now £249,950

Plot 103 - The Stretton with garage
3 bedroom home - reduced by £7,000
Was £166,950, now £159,950

Plot 28 - The Yare with parking
2 bedroom home - reduced by £5,000
Was £144,950, now £139,950

Plot 113 - The Esk with garage
4 bedroom home - reduced by £3,000
Was £232,950, now £229,950

Plus reserve for only £99.

Offer

Help to Buy available. Buy a brand new Miller home with just 5% deposit.

Help to Buy offers up to a maximum of 20% of the purchase price through a Government-funded equity loan. The remaining 80% is then made up of a 5% deposit contribution and a 75% mortgage. Find out more

Offer

Part Exchange available on selected homes. Sell your home in 7 days.

Swap your old house for a brand new Miller home with Part Exchange. There's no chain, no estate agent fees, no deposit on exchange and you have a guaranteed buyer. Find out more

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