Belmont is a small town located only two miles from the beautiful historic city of Durham.
With its charming cobbled streets and stunning Durham Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site, Durham has a wonderful choice of independent cafes, shops and bars to explore as well as its collection of museums, galleries. In addition Durham City Retail Park is home to 11 stores including Currys, PC World, B&Q DIY Supercentre, Argos, Storey Carpets and Sports World. The city also includes tranquil green spaces, including Crook Hall and Gardens or Durham University's Botanic Garden.
Market Hall, in the heart of Durham, features over 50 independent traders offering a wide range of foods, services.
There are currently 16 high-speed mainline services to Durham from London, which can cover the journey in only three hours with trains running from many other parts of the country.
For commuters looking at houses for sale in Belmont, or indeed houses for sale in Durham, the A1 motorway provides, fast, easy access from the north and south and A66 provides a scenic cross-Pennine route from the Lake District and M6 motorway. Newcastle is less than 18 miles away and Middlesbrough can be reached in just over 30 minutes.