Plus, combined with the nearby convenient transport links, essential amenities and open green spaces, it’s the perfect place to call home.
In just 20-minutes one of the UK’s most exciting cities, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, can be reached by car with Gateshead, Durham and Washington also close by. There are plenty of handy road links connecting you to the rest of the North East and beyond with the A1(M) just six miles away towards Newcastle in the north and Darlington in the south.
Burnopfield is also well-served by public transport links, with regular buses to Newcastle, the Metrocentre, Gateshead, Stanley and Consett.
Living at this landmark development, you will have easy access to the Derwent Walk through the valley. Starting at the former railway that once carried passengers between Consett and the River Tyne, the nature walks are great for a family walk and you’re sure to find red kites, woodpeckers and sparrowhawks. The River Derwent is also home to beautiful kingfisher and otters.
If you want a taste of the area’s history, the world’s oldest railway station, Tanfield Railway, is just one mile from the development. Here you can take a historical journey on a vintage steam train in unique Victorian carriages through the spectacular wooded valley.
Neighbouring beautiful Burnopfield is Gibside. Owned by The National Trust, Gibside is known for its Georgian landscaped garden forged in an industrial past. With more than 240 hectares of gorgeous gardens, woodland and green space, there is plenty to explore right around the corner from Fairway View.
If shopping is more up your street, then the Metrocentre is a stone’s throw away from these new homes for sale in Burnopfield. As the second largest shopping centre and entertainment complex in the UK, the Metrocentre is home to 200 shops and restaurants, alongside a whole host of activities to enjoy including a multi-screen cinema, adventure golf and an arcade with a bowling alley.
Within Burnopfield village itself, you’ll also find a whole host of amenities including independent shops and hairdressers as well as a Co-op convenience store. There is also a Tesco and Aldi within a 15-minute drive.
Burnopfield is also an ideal location for families with children of all ages with its wide array of schools to choose from including Burnopfield Primary School, Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Rowlands Gill Primary School for children up to the age of 11. Tanfield School and Whickham School are both within three miles of the development for secondary school children.