Sedgefield is a historic town in County Durham. The small town is steeped in history with Channel Four’s ‘Time Team’ discovering a Roman settlement as well as the town’s Church, which is famed for its elaborate 17th-century woodwork installed by John Cosin, Bishop of Durham.
Rural and period properties with up-and-coming regeneration of new build developments on going.
You will typically pay around £280k for a detached property in Sedgefield and £170k for a semi-detached home.
The population of Sedgefield is approximately 6,800 and is typical of families with older children.
Sedgefield has one primary school, Hardwick Primary as well Sedgefield Community College; both have been graded as outstanding by Ofsted.
Shopping and Leisure
Sedgefield is dominated by independent shops and local businesses, including Bolams, the local fresh butchers for all local rendered meat and poultry as well as offering fresh fruit and veg. Sedgefield also has a Sainsburys and Co-op.
Pubs and Restaurants
Sedgefield is home to the popular restaurants, Pickled Parson and The Impeccable Pig. Both attract diners from outside areas due their outstanding menus. If you are looking to go out for a drink, both the Pickled Parson and The Impeccable Pig offer a cosy atmosphere.
Sedgefield is the perfect place to meet friends with plenty of options for cafes and delis.
Hardwick Country Park, a Grade II listed site, is just a short drive away from Sedgefield, and offers historic and serene surroundings as well as being popular for brisk walks.
If you’re a keen golfer, Knotty Hill Golf Centre offers a 45-hole course complete with extensive practice facilities.
There are several new home developments in the Sedgefield area, including Tolent Homes on Hardwick Grange, and Taylor Wimpey on Eden Gardens.
Sedgefield lies approximately 12 miles southeast of Durham City and is situated within close proximity to both the A1M and A19 both providing excellent transport links throughout the region. Darlington Train Station is situated just 25 minutes to the south of Sedgefield and Durham Train Station just 25 minutes north, both providing national links to major cities.