Welcome to Hunters Estate Agents and Letting Agents Consett

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Consett Estate Agent

Sell, let or buy property with Hunters

Our local knowledge is unrivalled, and our experience of the property market in Consett and the surrounding areas ensures an efficient sale or let.

Benefit from our expertise by talking to us about your property needs and booking your free (no obligation) property valuation.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Our services

  • Free property valuation (online or in-person)
  • 24/7 support through your My Hunters portal 
  • A fully managed sale
  • Expert advice from our experienced local agents
  • Bespoke, professional marketing packages for your property 
  • Flexible lettings services, from securing tenants right through to fully managing your property

Why choose Hunters Consett?

Working locally for decades

Having worked in the local property market for over two decades, we know it inside out. Our insight into the property market here helps you achieve a quick and stress-free sale or let. 

Late-night service for more viewings

Every Thursday, we offer a late-night service for those that can’t make daytime appointments. This gives you flexibility and more opportunities for viewings.

Flexible lettings packages from an experienced agent

We’ve worked with landlords for years and have developed a range of lettings packages that work best for you. Options include tenant find only services, rent collection or complete property management. 

We also make sure that you’re in line with the latest government legislation, giving you peace of mind.

Marketing that makes your property stand out

We know how to make your property listing stand out from the crowd. Our variety of marketing packages help you build an ad that drives clicks and viewings. Options include professional photography, detailed floorplans, videography and 3D walkthroughs.

Reach a wide & active audience

A good property advert is only the first step. You need then to reach an audience looking for a place just like yours. We advertise it in all the places people look, including Rightmove, Zoopla, OnTheMarket and our website. We also send it to our database of people who are looking for a property right now.

Free property valuation

Find out how much your property is worth.

Choose from an online valuation to get a rough overview, or we can visit your property to give you an accurate assessment.

Book a valuation today

Book a free property valuation with Hunters

Why live in Consett?

Consett is a town in Country Durham on the edge of the Pennines. The town is undergoing investment to improve the centre’s infrastructure, and there’s a lot of residential development.

By car, it’s easy to get from Consett to Durham (25 minutes) and Newcastle (35 minutes). There isn’t a local train station, but there’s one nearby in Stocksfield. Newcastle train station also has routes to London, Edinburgh and elsewhere. The nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport, which is 20 minutes away.

Consett has a good range of well-known shops in the town centre and at Hermiston Retail Park. There are good independent stores too, and more are being encouraged to open here with the upcoming high street redevelopment. An events space will be created as part of the redevelopment so that street markets, festivals and other events can take place within the town centre.

The town has a lovely selection of cafes and bakeries serving great tea and coffee, cakes and bread. When heading out for a meal with family or friends, there’s plenty to choose from, including restaurants that source the best local produce. There’s a great farm shop, with a butchers, deli, bakery and café and it’s just a short drive from Consett.

Consett has plenty of countryside walks right on the doorstep, sitting on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For those who enjoy stargazing, it’s worth heading out to one of the Dark Sky Discovery Sites at night to see some wonderful sights free from light pollution.

There are many places to visit nearby, including Derwent Reservoir, Beamish Museum, and Durham’s historic city.

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Hunters are fully trained and accredited through the Hunters Training Academy

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    Stuart Dimmick

    Director

    Stuart is the founder and Director of the business, after the success of The Better Home Company he was approached by national franchise Hunters to grow the business further. Stuart brings with him over thirty year’s experience in the sales and lettings market. Stuart has undertaken all training aspects and is fully accredited with a HNQ.

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    Reese Suddes

    Branch Manager

    Reese has been part of our team for over 8 years starting as an apprentice, Reese worked her way to become our Senior Sales and Lettings Negotiator and is now our Branch Manager. Reese has a vast experience within the property sector and an in depth knowledge of both the sales and lettings market. Main responsibilities include the daily running of the business, active involvement in the negotiations, managing properties from initial marketing and for the overseeing of sales through to completion. Reese has undertaken all training aspects throughout the business and is fully accredited with a HNQ in both Sales and Lettings within the industry

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    Gemma Jackson

    Valuer

    Gemma is a key part of Hunters and brings with her a wealth of knowledge within the sales and lettings industry and also 25 year's worth of customer service skills. Gemma has undertaken all training aspects for Sales, Lettings and Valuing. Gemma is extremely passionate about properties and is mainly responsible for carrying out both the sales and lettings valuations Gemma also works interactively within the negotiating team.

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    Lauren Oxley

    Sales and Lettings Negotiator

    Lauren joined our team in 2019 as our apprentice, Lauren has successfully completed all the training and apprentice and has worked her way to become our Sales & Lettings Negotiator. Lauren deals in all aspects of the business including letting, sales as well as managing our property management department. Lauren has undertaken all training aspects and is fully accredited with a HNQ in both Sales and Lettings within the industry.

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    Lisa Walker

    Sales & Lettings Negotiator

    Lisa joins our team with over 20 years' experience within the customer service industry. Lisa will work alongside our team of professional and enthusiastic staff who are dedicated to our continuing success. Lisa deals in all aspects of the business including sales, lettings and property management and will carry out property inspections, manage and maintain maintenance issues and liaise with tenants and landlords.

Local area guide

Consett is a small town that sits high on the edge of the Pennines in County Durham. Being 900 feet above sea level, it’s one of the highest towns in the UK, and there are spectacular views here, even from the streets. 

The town is an important part of the British steel industry. Steel from Consett was used to create Blackpool Tower as well as some of the UK’s submarines. Today, the town continues to grow, and it’s enjoying a large amount of investment to redevelop and improve its infrastructure.

Consett has good road links, making it easy to get to Durham (25 minutes) and Newcastle (35 minutes). There isn’t a local train station, but there’s one nearby in Stocksfield, and national rail services can be picked up from Newcastle train station, opening up routes to London, Edinburgh and elsewhere. The nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport, and it’s just 20 minutes away.

Education is well provided for in Consett. There are plenty of local primary schools such as Consett Junior School, St Mary’s RC Primary School and Benfieldside Primary School. The local secondary school is Consett Academy, and it’s recently had £5.7 million invested into it to improve the school and create new buildings. There are other secondary schools nearby, such as St Bede’s Catholic School and Sixth Form, and North Durham Academy.

Hermiston Retail Park provides has household brands including B&Q, Morrisons, Costa and Matalan. The town centre has even more choices including Argos and Home Bargains plus great independent shops too. Rendles House Furnishings has been open since the 1980s. There is investment going into the high street to transform it and attract many more independent stores and create a space for events like festivals, street markets, and performances.

There are some delicious places to grab a bite to eat in Consett. Try Sweethart Bistro, Bakery and Coffee shop for their fresh bakes and afternoon tea, or The Sarnie Salon for hot or cold food to takeaway. Knitsley Farm Shop and Granary Café is worth the short trip to try their delicious local produce from the butchers, deli, bakery and café. Sambuca is a popular local Italian restaurant, and The Old Courthouse Kitchen & Bar provides delicious food that’s been locally sourced.

The local hospital is two miles away at Shotley Bridge, and Consett Medical Centre has GP services.

Consett sits right on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty so there’s plenty of beautiful landscape to explore and enjoy. Visit one of the Dark Sky Discovery Sites at night to see the spectacular starry skies free from light pollution. Derwent Reservoir is a lovely place to visit and there’s also the Beamish Museum, which is very popular. The historic city of Durham and its stunning cathedral is just a 20-minute drive away, making for a great day out.

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Stuart Dimmick - Franchise Partner

Contact Consett

15 Victoria Road, Consett, County Durham, DH8 5BQ

Mon - Fri: 9am-5pm Sat: 9am-12pm Sun: Closed


Sales : 01207 593838

Sales

Lettings : 01207 593838

Lettings


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