Sunderland Area Guides
Fulwell Area & Property Guide
Enviably located on the north-east coast, it’s no wonder that Fulwell is so popular with homebuyers. With Seaburn and Roker beaches both on the doorstep, not to mention plenty of green spaces, it’s the perfect location for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors without losing proximity to some of the region’s best-known towns and cities.
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Seaburn Area & Property Guide
It’s hardly surprising, given its amazing location on the coast, that Seaburn is a favourite spot among homebuyers. The beach is literally a few minutes’ walk from the front door, letting residents lose themselves in nature, yet all the attractions of a bustling Sunderland City centre are just a short drive away. Houses tend to get snapped up quickly, due to the area’s popularity, but the great news is that they’re far more affordable than other parts of the UK.
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The Herrington’s Area & Property Guide
The Herrington’s comprise of East Herrington, West Herrington, Middle Herrington and New Herrington. East and Middle Herrington, situated just a quarter of an hour’s drive from Sunderland City centre, are a pleasant residential area with plenty going on. Its relaxed suburban feel makes it popular with families, older couples and young professionals alike, and its superb location means it’s an excellent choice for those commuting to, Durham, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne or even Teeside.
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Ashbrooke Area & Property Guide
Ashbrooke, situated close to the city centre, has much to offer its residents. This attractive leafy conservation area is within easy walking distance of the city centre; which is great for those who love being in the heart of the action, minus the noise and bustle. Commuters will also be pleased to note that the railway and Metro station are both a short stroll away.
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High Barnes Area & Property Guide
High Barnes is a very popular residential suburb in Sunderland. Equidistant to both the city centre and A19, it offers the best of both worlds; a more laid-back suburban lifestyle, combined with all the attractions of a major city close at hand. There are many local amenities including, Barnes Park, local shopping facilities on Chester Road and lovely walks into the city centre or across the countryside to Penshaw Monument and Herrington Country Park; a perfect place to have an afternoon stroll, or an early morning run!
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South Bents Area & Property Guide
Are you looking for a home by the sea, which also offers close proximity into Sunderland? South Bents is situated in a much sought-after area set midway between Seaburn and Whitburn and offers residents the chance to live right by one of the region’s Blue Flag and Seaside Award winning beaches, without losing the convenience of being near a big city. Indeed, commuters only need to head to Seaburn Metro station to reach Sunderland city centre, however you could probably walk into the city centre in 15/20 minutes.
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Whitburn Area & Property Guide
Whitburn is one of Sunderland’s most desirable locations. It’s the perfect base for those who love being close to the sea, but don’t want to miss out on everything that the countryside has to offer. Whitburn feels like a quintessential seaside village, but minus any tackiness. It’s been redeveloped extensively in recent years, and the new properties and school in the area work hand in hand beautifully with the period properties in the area that date as far back as the 17th century. Residences are within easy reach of Sunderland city centre, South Shields and Newcastle upon Tyne and Whitburn is also within easy reach of two metro stations at Seaburn and East Boldon.
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East Boldon Area & Property Guide
East Boldon is one of three villages known collectively as ‘The Boldons’. This much sought-after location is north of Sunderland and is the ideal spot for professional homebuyers looking for a more upmarket, cool and friendly atmosphere, without losing access to the city. Indeed, as well as Sunderland, Newcastle, South Shields and Jarrow are also within easy reach; the village is even served by its own Metro station.
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Farringdon Area & Property Guide
Farringdon, located to the south-west of Sunderland, is a popular residential area. It offers the best of both worlds; proximity to one of the liveliest cities in the north-east and the chance to be a part of a real community.
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Silksworth Area & Property Guide
Silksworth is one of Sunderland’s most central locations, set mid-way between the city centre and the A19. It has an interesting history – once a colliery village, the area was mostly farmland until it became a mining village in the 1800s. This greatly boosted the local economy (and the population), setting Silksworth on the path to become the thriving residential area that it is today.
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Tunstall Area & Property Guide
Tunstall, situated just south of Sunderland, is a desirable location to call home. These days, it’s mostly a privately purchased estate with some great contemporary properties; and it’s the perfect spot for homebuyers who are looking for more spacious houses for their families.
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Roker Area & Property Guide
The seaside area of Roker is one of the most sought-after locations in Sunderland. In addition to being on the coast, it also gives residents the chance to be close to the city, with all its attractions and amenities. From Sunderland station, commuters can reach places like Newcastle, Durham, Carlisle and Middlesbrough with ease.
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Moorside Area & Property Guide
Moorside, like many other residential areas on the periphery of Sunderland, provides homebuyers with the ideal blend of urban living and natural landscapes to explore. It’s a great location for those that require proximity to the A19 too, making it a popular choice for commuters.
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Seaburn Dene Area & Property Guide
If you’re searching for a home that’s close to the sea, while being within easy reach of Sunderland, Seaburn Dene might be the perfect location. All the attractions of sought-after Seaburn are close by, including the award-winning blue flag beaches, not to mention the popular Roker Pier. Alternatively, if you want a great night out, Sunderland City Centre is within walking distance or just three stops on the Tyne and Wear Metro.
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South Shields Area & Property Guide
South Shields is one of Tyne and Wear’s most popular seaside locations. Like many towns, it grew substantially during the Industrial Revolution, and its historic past is still evident to this day, thanks to its wealth of period buildings.
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Cleadon Area & Property Guide
Located within a lovely semi-rural location, in the heart of Tyne & Wear, and just a short drive from the coast, Cleadon Village is a highly regarded, affluent location, popular with families. It’s a historic village, and as such, there are some stunning period properties on the market. Its proximity to the countryside is also a major draw, and its elevated position on Cleadon Hills, means that locals can enjoy impressive views of the surrounding landscape.
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Ryhope Area & Property Guide
Ryhope is a village south of Sunderland and just under three miles from the city centre. This quaint coastal village is an ideal location for anyone looking to buy an affordable house in a quiet area but with proximity to a large city. Homeowners in Ryhope enjoy excellent transport links to Sunderland, Newcastle, Durham and it is close to the A19.
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Grindon Area & Property Guide
Grindon is a suburb on the west side of Sunderland. Its location on the edge of Sunderland means that residents have fast transport links to the centre of the city. However, sitting on the main A19, it is easy for homeowners to commute to Newcastle, Durham or Middlesbrough.
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South Hylton Area & Property Guide
South Hylton is located on the south bank of the River Wear and to west of Sunderland’s city centre, with Offerton village and New Penshaw being nearby and Castletown located on the north side of the river.
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Hylton Castle, Redhouse & Town End Farm Area & Property Guide
Hylton Castle, Redhouse and Town End Farm are three neighbourhoods found just to the north of the River Wear. For house hunters who are searching for good quality homes at an affordable price, these three locations offer a wealth of options.
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