Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Place with an Out-of-Town Feel; TS8 in Association with Times4

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Place with an Out-of-Town Feel; TS8 in Association with Times4

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Byline: By MICHAEL POOLE, vice chairman of the North-east branch of the National Association of Estate Agents, and principal of Michael Poole Estate Agents

COULBY Newham is one of Teesside's modern estates - development here only started about 25 years ago.

It has a good mix of properties. You'll find something for the first time buyer right up to large family homes.

And it's an area that's still developing with new homes continuing to be built.

Prices here have kept pace with the rest of Teesside and there's a good choice for buyers.

The area also boasts good amenities, including the Parkway shopping centre and Rainbow Leisure Centre.

There are also a number of schools close by to cater for all ages.

Coulby Newham also has that "out of town" feeling that is popular with families, and yet the town centre is a short distance away.

The A19 and A174 are close by which makes this a good area for commuting.

Stainton is close by, but has more of a village feel, partly because of its layout and rural aspect.

TS8 is still a very popular area and sales do well here.

Area's ease of access

Name: Tracy Hart

Address: Hollowfield, Coulby Newham TS8 0RS

Age: 41

Occupation: Chocolatier and fudge maker

How long have you lived in TS8? For four years.

Do you own or rent your home? We own our home.

Who lives in your house? Me, my husband, Paul and two children Charlotte and Andrew, and Barney the parrot.

What do you like most about the area? The area that we live in is close to the shops and schools.

Is there anything you dislike about the area? No, it's good for everything.

Do you have family in the area? No.

Do you have children who attend local schools? Yes, Charlotte and Andrew attend King's Academy, which is on our doorstep. Charlotte is starting this week. …

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