Best Places To Live In Newcastle

Struggling to decide where to live in Newcastle? We've found some of the best places to live.

Newcastle is a wonderful city that over the years has become one of the happiest places to live in both the UK and Europe. This comes as no surprise - the city offers beautiful architecture from the Georgian grey street (often named the most beautiful street in Britain) to the Tyne Bridge.

And let's not forget about that Newcastle pride - it runs deep! Ask anyone from Newcastle and more often than not they'll tell you they are proud to be from this fantastic city. We think that's definitely some solid proof that this city is a great place to live. So without further ado, here are some of the best areas to buy a brand new home in Newcastle...


Jesmond is the place to be. The stylish upmarket area is shared by students and families alike so there is a great mix and diversity of people living here. The town is full of restaurants, cafés and a line of bars that will give you plenty of places to frequent once you've moved in. Being just a 10-minute walk away from the city centre, it's a great choice for those who have to commute to work every day and prefer to live nearby to those everyday ammenties.

Being a top pick for both students and families, Jesmond comes with an average house price of £340,186


Gosforth is the place to move to if you like independent cafes, shops and bars. Gosforth also has all the supermarkets on the doorstep, so you’ll never need to go far for any of those everyday essentials! If you need to get out of the house, the beautiful Gosforth Park has a choice of great walks and it's only a 15-minute drive to the centre of Newcastle - very convenient for those working in the city.  

Average house prices are around £343,064


Heaton is one of the best places to live if you are a young professional working in the city, with a bus available every 8 minutes that takes you into the city centre, communting from Heaton is simple. The student life here is also still very apparent, so it gives you the opportunity to balance out work with a great social life. A great selection of independent retailers and cafes are also on the doorstep. 

As well as being great for young professionals, the average house price is around £161,66, making it suitable for first time buyers looking to get on the Newcastle housing ladder.

Whitley Bay 

Whitley bay is the perfect location if you want to live outside of the city. Not only are you just half an hour outside of the city centre and the countryside, it’s based right on the coast. What better location could there be!? With its own sights such as the Spanish City, St Mary’s Lighthouse and the Whitley Bay beach, there's plenty to keep you busy living here.  

 Whitley Bay's average house price is £221,739.


Located in the centre of Northumberland and a short 20 minute journey to the city centre, Morpeth offers the perfect gateway between areas of natural beauty and the bustling city centre. It's home to lots of beautiful parks, walks, shopping and places to eat, all within walking distance from the town centre.

This could be the perfect place for you if you want a strong community town with stunning surroundings, but also want the option to easily visit the city too.

Average house prices are around £229,343.

Publish date: 16/11/2018

Publisher: New Home Finder