Looking for family homes to rent in Stockton-on-Tees? Accent Housing may be able to help! In this blog, we outline why Stockton is such a great place to live and share our advice on how to find your next home.
Is Stockton On Tees A Good Place For A Family?
Stockton-on-Tees is a great place for a family. Statistics show that the large market town in County Durham is affordable and safe – with low crime rates. Plus, there are plenty of fantastic schools in the area.
The up and coming town has undergone several regeneration projects and offers plenty of things to do. There’s an abundance of leisure activities, family attractions, shopping opportunities and annual events for you to enjoy. Plus, the area has plenty of greenery for outdoor lovers including parks, lakes and outdoor sporting attractions.
Better yet, Stockton-on-Tees has been ranked as the 6th BEST place to live in the whole of the UK.
Schools In Stockton-on-Tees
Wherever you choose to raise your family, you want to ensure they have access to a great education. Thankfully, there is a range of excellent nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools, SEN schools and colleges in Stockton-on-Tees and the surrounding areas within County Durham.
Crooksbarn Primary School, Harewood Primary School and Junction Farm Primary School are among several Stockton-on-Tees primary schools that have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
Similarly, Our Lady & St. Bede Catholic Academy, Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form and All Saints Church of England Academy are all fantastic secondary school choices that have been deemed Outstanding by the education regulator.
There is also a choice of further education options in the area, including Stockton Riverside College, Teesside University and Durham University.
Things To Do In Stockton-on-Tees
Stockton-on-Tees has something for the whole family. The large town is bursting with attractions, shopping and leisure facilities and family-friendly amenities.
Preston Park Museum & Grounds is perfect for family days out. Visitors can enjoy family walking trails, spot the mesmerising butterflies at Butterfly World and step back in time on Victorian Street. Preston Park is also home to the Teesside Small Gauge Railway, several museum galleries and a skate park.
Aside from Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees also boasts Alpaca Alpaca At Leven Valley, a small family run alpaca farm where visitors have the opportunity to feed the alpacas!
Families can also enjoy white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, cycling and ‘air trails’ at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre - Teesside’s award-winning home of adventure.
You could also catch a show at the Georgian Theatre and watch the latest releases at the Showcase Cinema. In addition, Stockton has an impressive events calendar and the town hosts a wide range of fantastic events throughout the year, including a Firework Spectacular and the Stockton Sparkles Christmas event.
Finding Family Homes To Rent In Stockton-on-Tees
Accent Housing is a housing association providing quality, affordable homes across the North, South and East of England.
We aim to help families, couples and individuals find their ideal home in Stockton and we have a range of family homes to rent in Stockton-on-Tees and surrounding areas.
If you find a suitable property, you can apply quickly and easily using our online application – Let’s Move. To start applying today, simply create a Let’s Move account with a few basic details. Once you verify your account via your email, you can start searching and applying for family homes to rent in Stockton-on-Tees.
You can even set up property alerts that will notify you when a suitable home is added – so you never miss an opportunity to find your next home! New property listings are added to Let’s Move every day.
Buying A Home In Stockton
If you are trying to buy a property in Stockton-on-Tees, we may be able to help. Accent Housing has helped many people on a low income get onto the property ladder through shared ownership.
It successfully gets you onto the property ladder and is cheaper than renting! Plus, you can buy additional shares in your home through a process known as staircasing.
Get In Touch With Accent Housing
If you would like more information about finding a family home to rent in Stockton-on-Tees, please get in touch with the Accent Housing team. You can call us on 0345 678 0555, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out our online contact form.
Accent Housing has been providing homes for a diverse range of people since 1966. Our residents are at the heart of everything we do.