Yarm, also referred to as Yarm-on-Tees, is a market town in County Durham. Yarm most certainly one of the most scenic towns within the region due to the historic landmarks and the River Tees.

Property Types

In Yarm, you will find range of grand period properties, pre-1940 and modern new builds.  

The majority of sales in the area are detached properties, selling for an average price of £368,500. Semi-detached properties tend to sell for an average of £194,500, with terraced properties achieving an average of £189k.


The population of Yarm is approximately 9,745 and is popular with families due to its schooling opportunities and local amenities.


There are lots of options for state primary schooling within Yarm itself, however, if you are looking at independent schools, Yarm School is a fantastic option. Teesside High, also an independent, is just a ten-minute drive away. Both independent schools both accept girls and boys aged 3-18.

Conyers School and Sixth Form and Egglescliffe School and Sixth Form College are excellent state secondary schools.

Shopping and Leisure

Yarm has a beautiful cobbled high street which offers a variety of independent boutiques, cafes, and jewellers.

Yarm has a Tesco Superstore as well as well as Sainsbury’s local and a Co-op.

Just a short drive outside of Yarm is Five Houses Farm Shop, a family-run business offering unique, fresh and local produce.

Pubs and Restaurants

Yarm is home to many quirky restaurants and bars, as well as the popular Tomahawk Steak House. Just a short drive away, and in the nearest village, is Chadwick’s Inn, a traditional pub that has been listed in the Michelin Guide.

Local Attractions

Preston Park Museum and Grounds are 2.5 miles from Yarm. Preston Park is one of the most popular family attractions in the area with woodland walks, gardens and adventure playground as well as museum and replica  Victorian street complete with actors dressed in period costume.

Upcoming Development 

There are a number of new build developments in Yarm from builders Taylor Wimpey, Bellway Homes and Barratt Homes.

Travel Connections

Yarm is situated within a five-minute drive of the A19, making travel to Stockton, Middlesbrough and Northallerton very easy. Yarm Railway Station gives residents a direct link to Darlington Railway Station where you can travel nationally.

Teesside International Airport is a five-minute drive from Yarm.

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