County Durham holds a range of stunning properties, as anyone looking at the housing market can quickly confirm.

The region has rich history, breath-taking landscapes and passionate communities. Spanning from the attractive coastline of the North Sea to the brutality of the Pennines, this county has plenty to offer. 

The Northern Echo has combed through the Land Registry records to find the most expensive property in the area since 2021. Now, we have meticulously searched and discovered the cheapest home sold in County Durham since 2000. 

Unbelievably, it is a home in Chester le Street which exchanged hands for just £450 in December 2008.

Found in Great Lumley, the semi-detached property is situated on Tintagel Street. Properties in Tintagel had an overall average price of £180,000 over the last year, according to Rightmove.

Overall, sold prices in Tintagel over the last year were 7% up on the previous year and 9% down on the 2021 peak of £198,500.

Pictures of the cheapest home to be sold in County Durham since 2000:

The Northern Echo: 7 Tintagel, Great LumleyThe Northern Echo: 7 Tintagel, Great Lumley