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Houghton Gate, Chester Le Street, DH3 4pd






1,325 sq ft

123 sq m

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Key features

  • 10-year NHBC Buildmark policy^
  • Beautiful modern homes situated in the desirable heritage surroundings of Lambton Park
  • Desirable historic location
  • Well-regarded local schools
  • Open plan kitchen and dining room
  • Proximity to Chester-le-Street, Durham, and Newcastle
  • Rated a 5 Star HBF Builder in 2023 - over 90% of our customers would recommend us to a friend
  • Save up to £2,200* per year when you move into one of our energy efficient homes
  • No Stamp Duty to pay on the first £250,000 of this home and first time buyers pay no stamp duty up to £425,000.
  • Modern, chain free and energy efficient home


The Nettlesworth

Available Plots

Plot 141 - priced at £369,995

This home is sold with a council tax band of TBC.

About the Home

The Nettlesworth is a charming 4-bedroom home consisting of an open-plan kitchen and dining room, a well-equipped family bathroom, and an en suite to bedroom 1.

A generous entrance hall leads to a front-facing living room, a handy cloakroom, and an open-plan kitchen and dining space to the rear of the ground floor, complete with integrated appliances, elegant French doors, and an adjacent utility.

To the first floor, the primary bedroom benefits from an en suite, while three remaining single bedrooms share access to the family bathroom.

About Hedworths Green at Lambton Park

Hedworths Green at Lambton Park is a proposed bespoke development of beautiful modern homes to be situated in the desirable heritage surroundings of Lambton Park, Chester-le-Street. This development will present a selection of 2-bedroom apartments, as well as 3, 4, and 5-bedroom homes - an attractive prospect to many potential homebuyers, including families, retired couples, and commuters.

Hedworths Green at Lambton Park will be situated just south of the River Wear, making use of the 13 kilometres of footpaths opened within the park, allowing residents and the public to enjoy the surrounding nature, landscape, and heritage.

Residents will witness the restoration of an historic site first-hand, with the ongoing programme bringing key features of the park into sustainable new uses. It is located within a minute's drive of the A1.

At Hedworths Green, outdoor leisure is found in an abundance of countryside, nature, and heritage. This, as well as the folklore of the Lambton Worm, can be explored through the area's new infrastructure of footpaths. Lambton Park has many sites to explore - culminating in Lambton Castle just 35 minutes' walk away - including the Lamb Bridge, the castle stables, and adjoining byre, which are all being restored to new uses.

The development is also two miles from Riverside Park, which offers well-maintained gardens, scenic walks, a play area, and access to Chester-le-Street Golf Club, as well as being adjacent to Seat Unique Riverside - home to Durham County Cricket Club.

Chester-le-Street town centre is a 12-minute cycle away, offering a quaint market town with a range of leisure, including several fitness and community centres. Beamish is five miles west of Chester-le-Street; a world-famous living museum which brings North East history to life.

For those with younger families Bournmoor Primary School and Woodlea Primary School are both just over a mile away from the development for an easy commute. There are further junior school options further afield within the Chester-le-Street, Penshaw, and Houghton le Spring communities.
Secondary School options include Kepier Academy, three miles away, plus Oxclose Community Academy and Hetton School - both a 10-minute drive from the development. All of these options are well served by public transport.

For those interested in pursuing higher education, some of the country's finest universities are within a commutable distance, including Durham, Newcastle, and Northumbria universities.

Road End - The Meadows bus stop is a 10-minute walk away running a service through to Chester-le-Street. Church bus stop is a 14-minute walk, and offers routes to Consett and Houghton-le-Spring.

Chester-le-Street train station - a seven-minute drive away - offers local connections, as well as the Transpennine Express line from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street. Both Durham, a six-minute train journey, and Newcastle, a nine-minute train journey, offer national rail connections to destinations including Edinburgh and London.
Newcastle International Airport is a 27-minute drive away.

Shopping and Dining
Hedworths Green is spoiled for shopping and dining options, with excellent local independent choice, as well as easy access to Chester-le-Street's vibrant market scene, Durham's historic shopping streets, Newcastle's unique variety of eateries, plus Gateshead's Metrocentre - one of the country's premier shopping destinations.

The development has a choice of popular supermarkets within a 10-minute drive for everyday essentials, while restaurants and pubs can be found even closer to home. The Dun Cow is an 11-minute walk away, offering a friendly atmosphere and a varied selection of food. Floaters Mill pub is six minutes further on, presenting a delicious Sunday carvery.

Chester-le-Street's Front Street offers a terrific selection of shops, cafés, bars, and restaurants within a short drive. Durham and Newcastle are both easily accessible on the train and provide a wealth of unique shopping and dining experiences to explore. The Metrocentre is a 21-minute drive away, providing a comprehensive shopping, dining, and leisure experience.

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Opening Times

Monday - 10.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - Closed
Thursday - 10.00am to 7.00pm
Friday - 10.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday - 11.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday - 11.00am to 5.00pm

Why Buy With Bellway?

At Bellway we have always built attractive and desirable new homes. That's why we've become one of the five largest builders in Britain. But now there's even more reason to choose a Bellway home.

To make the whole process of selling and buying easier, we've put together a range of services to make your move as hassle free as possible.

Part Exchange

Buy and sell in one easy move with Bellway Part Exchange.

The benefits include:

  • A fair offer for your old home based on independent valuation
  • A decision made usually within 7 days
  • no estate agents' fees to pay
  • A guaranteed price for your old home
  • A stress free move for you
  • stay in your existing house until your new home is ready
  • no advertising fees to pay

Express Mover

"We have a home to sell"

Sell your current house with no estate agent fees.^

Our Intermediate Management Agent will work with two local estate agents to market your current house at an agreed price.

You could soon be moving into your new dream home, start your journey with us today.

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^All offers apply to specific plots and selected developments only. Terms and conditions apply. Contact your Bellway sales advisor to find out more or see terms and conditions on our Bellway website. Express Mover and Part Exchange scheme offers are subject to status, availability, and eligibility. Bellway reserve the right to refuse a Part Exchange. Any promoted offer is subject to contract. ^10-year NHBC Buildmark policy. This includes deposit protection from exchange of contracts, a two-year builder warranty from legal completion, and then eight years of structural defects insurance cover. *

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Bellway Homes (Durham)Hedworths Green at Lambton Park
About this community:
  1. 2-bedroom apartments and 3, 4, and 5-bedroom homes
  2. Exclusive estate access
  3. Desirable historic location
  4. Well-regarded local schools

Houghton Gate, Chester Le Street, DH3 4pd

Approximate location


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  • Chester-le-Street Station1.7 miles
  • South Hylton Metro Station4.9 miles
  • Pallion Metro Station6.1 miles
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Bellway Homes (Durham)

Houghton Gate, Chester Le Street, DH3 4pd

Hedworths Green at Lambton Park

  • 2-bedroom apartments and 3, 4, and 5-bedroom homes
  • Exclusive estate access
  • Desirable historic location
  • Well-regarded local schools
  • Proximity to Chester-le-Street, Durham, and Newcastle
Subject to availability


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