Bradley Point is set to become a part of the area’s community growth plans to bring further homes to the area. The landmark 185-home development is situated in High Spen, west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where you’ll find beautiful countryside on your doorstep, combined with a whole host of essential amenities nearby and convenient commuter links.
Close to Rowlands Gill, this area is already served by an abundance of amenities. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which is ten miles from Bradley Point, is the main shopping hub, whilst just 6 miles away you will find the Metrocentre, the second-largest shopping centre and entertainment complex in the UK. Here you will find almost 200 shops and restaurants to choose from, alongside a multi-screen cinema, adventure golf course, interactive climbing wall and an arcade with a bowling alley. There’s also Tesco Metro, Londis and Sainsbury’s supermarkets close to the development.
Living at Bradley Point, you’ll be surrounded by beautiful green spaces to explore including Derwent Valley which is known for the Derwent Walk following the route of the former railway that once carried passengers between Consett and the River Tyne. Along the popular nature walks of the valley, you can also find red kites, woodpeckers and sparrowhawks, while the River Derwent runs through the stunning countryside and is home to otter and kingfisher.
The National Trust site of Gibside is just a short 15-minute drive away. Gibside features 18th-century designed landscapes and is made up of 243 hectares of gorgeous gardens, woodland and countryside. Slightly further afield is the world-famous open-air museum Beamish, a replicated northern town from the early 20th century.
South west of High Spen, you’ll find the Pow Hill Country Park. Set in moorland overlooking Derwent Reservoir, this destination is the ideal place for a family walk.
The surrounding area offers a great selection of schools, with High Spen Primary School and St Joseph Primary School sitting close by to Bradley Point. Thorp Academy and Prudhoe Community High School have been named two of the top performing schools in the area and are both between three and five miles from the development.
Bradley Point is in an ideal location for those craving rural sanctuary with essential amenities close by. A five-minute drive from the development, the nearby A695 offers easy access to Newcastle in the east, while the A1 (M) can take you all the way north to Edinburgh or through to London in the south.
For those looking to travel to north-west England, you can reach the A69 within 20 minutes to head towards Carlisle.
The development is well located for links to the nearby towns and cities – you can reach Gateshead and Newcastle city centre within 25 minutes. Wylam train station is just a 10-minute drive from the development with regular trains to Hexham, Middlesbrough, Carlisle, Newcastle, Sunderland and Hartlepool, as well as the Metrocentre.