Best areas to live in Stockton-on-Tees
There are so many nice areas to live in Stockton-on-Tees, that meet all kinds of budgets and requirements. Discover your perfect place to live here!
A County Durham town just over five miles south of Stockton-on-Tees and 10 miles west of Darlington, the average price of properties in Eaglescliffe stands at £222,311. A secondary school and sixth-form college, plus a community centre, a primary school and a pre-school ensure that resident families are well catered for, while local amenities such as shops, hairdressers and restaurants mean everything residents need is right on their doorstep.
Norton, also known as Norton-on-Tees, is a picturesque County Durham town with a charming village green and fountain, as well as period cottages and townhouses, independent shops, and a tree-lined high street. Norton is located just over two miles north-east of central Stockton-on-Tees, and a handy 4.2 miles north-west of Middlesbrough. Average house prices in Norton come in at an affordable £147,977.
Thornaby-on-Tees, more commonly known as Thornaby, is one of the lowest-cost areas to live around Stockton-on-Tees, with property prices averaging £110,251. Located 3.5 miles south-west of Stockton-on-Tees, 4.3 miles south-east of Middlesbrough and 13.5 miles east of Darlington, Thornaby is perfect for commuters working in these larger centres, particularly as it is well-connected by the A66 and the A19. What’s more, Thornaby combines a nice mixture of green spaces like Village Park with handy amenities.
Ingleby Barwick is a town 5.1 miles south of Stockton-on-Tees that was originally developed in the late 1970s. It was built on farmland south of the town of Thornaby, and today is divided into seven smaller villages that centre around shops, pubs, schools and a post office. Property prices in Ingleby Barwick average at £209, 9189, with terraced properties selling for an affordable £137, 016.
With average property prices in the region of £275,929, Yarm is one of the more expensive outlying towns around Stockton-on-Tees, but with all that it has to offer, the price tag is certainly worth it. Not only is Yarm ideally located for commuting to Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough and Darlington, but it is also brimming with natural and historical beauty. Yarm sits on the southern banks of the River Tees, over which stands the stunning Yarm Viaduct, and it has many woodlands dating back 200 years. A chocolate-box town with both period and modern properties, Yarm is a great place to live for close-knit community and peaceful living.