Welcome to Hunters Estate Agents and Letting Agents Peterlee


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Hunters Estate Agents and Letting Agents Peterlee is one of East Durham's leading estate agents. Operating across the region formerly under the name Alexander Bowtell had been helping their clients with residential sales, lettings services and property auctions locally since 2002 but in 2017 made the decision to change to Hunters to widen their network nationwide.

The team at Hunters Peterlee combine their 50 years of invaluable experience with leading professional expertise and great enthusiasm. The staff are highly motivated, well trained under The Property Franchise Groups Training Academy and dedicated to ensuring that you achieve the best possible results. 

If you want to move house, sell your home, rent your property or find a property to rent, want to do it quickly and achieve the best possible price.

The Hunters Estate Agents and Letting Agents Peterlee’s goal is simple, to ensure this happens every time! For leading expertise, leading coverage and leading support, Hunters Peterlee is the only place to go and they are “Here to get you there”.

Contact the Hunters Peterlee branch for a free property or rental valuation. 

Our services

• Free property valuation (online or in person)

• 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

• Financial services

Why Choose Hunters Peterlee

Let your property with ease

We understand the needs of our landlords and we’ll create you a bespoke package of support to suit your needs. Choose our tenant find only service (and we’ll fully vet your tenants) or go right up to a fully managed let

Get your property seen

Our expert, professional property listings will catch the eye of your potential buyer or tenant. We use the best photography and floor plans to create your exceptional listing, which will be promoted on all the main property websites. We’ll also send it to our large database of people that want to buy or rent here right now, ensuring that you get lots of interest in your property.

Your leading, local estate agent

If you want to sell or rent out your property, contact us for a stress-free and successful experience. Having worked in the property market here for over two decades, we understand it better than anyone and we can give you expert advice. Benefit from our experience by choosing us today.

Stay in the know

We’ll keep you up to date every step of the way. You’ll know exactly how many viewings you have coming up, you’ll receive full viewer feedback and professional advice when the offers start to come in. Our team is at hand and ready to help you throughout the sales or letting process.

Don’t pay until we succeed

Until we successfully rent or sell your property, you don’t owe us a penny.

Call us now to get started

Get in touch to ask any questions you have and to book in your free property valuation.

Why live in Peterlee?

Peterlee is a new town (a planned urban centre under the New Towns Act 1946), which was founded in 1948, in County Durham.

The nearest train station is just a mile away in Horden. This provides hourly services to both Middlesbrough and Newcastle, where national rail services can be picked up. The train to Newcastle takes just 40 minutes, so it’s a good travel option for commuters. There are also great bus services within the local area, with services to nearby cities and towns including Newcastle, Sunderland, Darlington and Stockton. For those travelling by car, the A19 runs just west of Peterlee, making commuting to nearby places or travelling further afield for work or pleasure an easy option from here.

The town has a good amount of local primary schools to choose from, as well as three secondary schools, including one with a sixth form.

Peterlee has a good town centre with plenty of shops available. Castle Dene Shopping Centre provides plenty of well-known high street shopping brands as well as independent stores and eateries. Our local independent shops include children’s clothing stores, cake shops, and hair and beauty salons. The town has some large supermarket brands for grocery shopping, and a local Post Office.

Peterlee has several places to head out to for a meal or drink, including local independents and well-known national names. There’s a couple of nightclubs here, and a good selection of takeaway options.

Locals enjoy making the most of the facilities at Peterlee Sports Centre, which includes a swimming pool, and air conditioned gym and a sports hall. The town has lots of green spaces throughout all the neighbourhoods, with several play areas that have been upgraded within the last few years.

Peterlee also has Castle Eden Dene, which is a National Nature Reserve and a Site of Scientific Interest. This large area goes all the way out to the coast and has amazing woodlands and grasslands. There are a huge variety of birds and plants here, and the area is also home to deer and foxes.


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Peterlee is a small new town in County Durham and it was founded in 1948.


The nearest train station is just a mile away in Horden providing hourly services to both Middlesbrough and Newcastle, and this is where national rail services can be picked up. The train to Newcastle takes just 40 minutes, so it’s perfect for commuters. The local buses are great, with services to nearby cities and towns including Newcastle, Sunderland, Darlington and Stockton. For those travelling by car, the A19 runs just west of Peterlee, making commuting to nearby places or travelling further afield for work or pleasure, an easy option from here.


Peterlee has a good range of primary schools across the local area, including Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School, Dene House Primary School and Seascape Primary School. Secondary school education is provided locally by Dene Academy, The Academy at Shotton Hall and St Bede’s Catholic School, which also has a sixth form.

Shops & Local Amenities

Castle Dene Shopping Centre has a good selection of shops including well-known names like Argos, New Look, Boots and Iceland. The centre also has a Post Office and a range of independent shops.

Head to It’s All About the Cake for some sweet treats, Little Gems for children’s clothing or Gawjus Hair & Beauty for a bit of pampering. Peterlee also has an Asda Superstore for your weekly grocery needs.

There are several places to enjoy locally when going out for a meal or drink. Sambuca is a popular restaurant and Chimes Café serves some tasty lunches. The town also has some well-known names like Starbucks and a J D Wetherspoon pub called The Five Quarter. Other local places to go in the evening are The Eden Bar and Peterlee Central Club. When you want to stay home and enjoy a takeaway there’s plenty to choose from including York Road Fishers, Peterlee Tandoori and Soami’s Taste of India.

Peterlee Community Hospital provides healthcare within the town and there are local GP services and pharmacies here too. Whilst Peterlee doesn’t have its own library, there’s one just a mile away in the neighbouring town of Horden.


Peterlee Leisure Centre provides plenty of sports and activities for the town with great facilities including a swimming pool, air-conditioned gym, free weights, a sports hall and more.

Peterlee was designed to have plenty of green space for locals to enjoy and it’s been very successful with that aim. There are plenty of spaces in and around the area that have play parks for children, including Woodhouse Park, Eden Lane Play Area and Heath Close Play Area.

Castle Eden Dene is a National Nature Reserve and a Site of Scientific Interest that’s located in Peterlee. It’s a huge area that’s 3.5 miles long and heads out towards the coast between Sunderland and Hartlepool. It has woodlands and grasslands, an amazing variety of birds and plants, and it’s also home to deer and foxes.

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Craig Alexander & Ben Davies - Franchise Partners

Contact Peterlee

5 Yoden Way, Castledene Shopping Centre, Peterlee, SR8 1BP

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

Sales : 0191 586 3836


Lettings : 0191 586 3836


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