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Living in Darlington

Darlington boasts some of the best urban housing in the country, with a mixture of high-quality Victorian town houses, residential apartments and detached and semi-detached housing within easy walking distance of the town centre.

Which is probably why Darlington was voted the 7th 'Happiest Place to Live' in the Government's 2015 "Life Satisfaction Index" based on housing affordability and quality of life! 

As a popular housing market, Darlington has something to offer everyone either within close proximity to the town or within charming rural villages set amidst glorious countryside.  

With a number of  new family housing developments taking shape right across Darlington, with leading home-builders offering a range of properties, and with house prices below the national average, Darlington has got to be one of the most desirable places to live. 

Renting or buying – the choice is yours!


Average house price in Darlington, making Darlington within the lowest 13% of house prices nationally

> 20%

increase in housing sales between 2013 - 2014. Which reflects the bouyancy and vibrancy in Darlington's housing market

Major New Housing Developments

Feethams  - will provide a range of modern two bedroom apartments and two, three, four and five bedroom homes close to Darlington town centre and with convenient access to Darlington train station. 

Central Park - will provide 327 two, three and four bedroom homes providing a mix of house types that are ideal for first time buyers, families and professionals.  Within close proximity to the town centre Central Park is ideally situated near the East Coast Main Line for easy commuting.

Millfields at Lingfield Point - providing sustainable urban living and a relaxed lifestyle, Millfields offers a superb modern choice of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes with excellent transport connectivity on your doorstep.

West Park - based around the first new park in Darlington in a 100 years, West Park brings together a new community - housing, school, hospital, pub, rugby club - but a community with a difference.  With public art built into every aspect of this development, West Park will feature a range of 2 - 4 bedroom high quality properties in this desirable location.