Sycamore Lodge, Spennymoor

Briar Close, SPENNYMOOR, County Durham, DL16 7ES

  • Rental properties
  • Extra Care Housing

For most of our Extra Care Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Hanover’s agreement for this estate is that all of the allocations are managed by the local authority, Durham County Council, who can be contacted on 03000 26 0000.

Estate overview

Sycamore Lodge comprises a range of 36 Extra Care retirement apartments, where you will find shared gardens, residents’ lounge, hair salon, a treatment room and guest room. There are also optional social activities to take part in such as games sessions and coffee mornings.

An estate manager takes care of buildings and grounds maintenance and can also advise should you require access to further help and support.

Estate services

  • Assisted bathroom
  • Car parking
  • Garden
  • Guest room
  • Hairdresser
  • Hobbies room
  • Laundry
  • Lift
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Scooter storage
  • Treatment room

Local area

Spennymoor in County Durham stands above the Wear Valley seven miles south of the city of Durham. The main attractions are the local leisure centre and swimming pool, plus Victoria Jubilee Park. However, you can access many more shops, cafes and entertainment facilities in nearby Bishop Auckland.


Transport links

The estate is located not far from the A688, which connects to the A167 and the A1(M). There are several bus routes through the village. Route 21 and 22 connects the village with Bishop Auckland, Durham and Newcastle.

The nearest railway station is at Bishop Auckland where services include Darlington, Middlesbrough and Saltburn. In the summer there are also services to the seaside town of Whitby.