These are the best places to live in and near South Shields - according to Zoopla

Great transport links, close proximity to Newcastle and lovely beaches are all stellar features of South Shields. But where’s the best place to begin a house hunt?

Monday, 19th August 2019, 4:09 pm
The best places to live in South Shields according to Zoopla

These are the best places in South Shields to look for a home, according to house-hunting website Zoopla.

This highly sought-after corner of South Shields has some lovely large detached properties, some available as houses or in smaller apartments. Many were built for former wealthy shipyard owners. Image not for resale.
Some good areas to start looking in around the South Shields coast include Bents Park Road, Kingsway and Broadway. Broadway is in fact one of the few streets in the area with a direct sea view. Image not for resale.

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There's lots of variety in the popular area of Harton Village, with housing styles ranging from terraced and bungalows to detached and semi-detached houses. Prices also range from pretty cheap to pricey. Image not for resale.
Westoe Crown Village is a spacious and relatively new development favoured by young professionals and families. It sits on the site of Westoe Colliery and offers a wide selection of homes and flats. Image not for resale.
The riverside is a regenerated area of South Shields which Zoopla recommends for the new apartments at Harbour View, Captains Wharf and The Landings. Further housing development is also earmarked. Image not for resale.
Wallsend sits almost exactly between South Shields and Newcastle. Zoopla recommends trying the Mullen Road development for well-presented three-bedroom homes that start from an affordable £185,000. Image not for resale.