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Central Durham Riverside Retreat With Free Parking

4.98(40 reviews)SuperhostCounty Durham, England, United Kingdom
Entire apartment hosted by James
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds2 baths
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Wake up to beautiful views of Durham riverside, with breakfast on the private terrace. A further floor-to-ceiling feature window overlooks the city's historic Framwellgate Bridge. Curl up on the sumptuous corner sofa by the Celsi Travertine fire.

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Free parking on premises
Full kitchen
Bathroom essentials
Bedroom comforts
Coffee maker
Hair dryer
Indoor fireplace


Getting inside

No stairs or steps to enter
Well-lit path to entrance
Step-free path to entrance

Equipment and parking

Accessible parking spot


No stairs or steps to enter
Wide doorway to guest bathroom

4.98 out of 5 stars from 40 reviews


County Durham, England, United Kingdom

Stroll along winding cobbled streets to visit sights such as the castle, cathedral, theatres, and galleries. Most of the university's colleges are also within walking distance, and nearby there are parks, plus numerous restaurants and pubs.

Distance from Newcastle International Airport

30 mins by car without traffic

Hosted by James

Joined in September 2017
  • 40 Reviews
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Thank you for taking the time to look at our listing for our award winning luxury City Centre apartment Riverside Retreat - Durham. We hope Riverside Retreat is exactly what you're looking for when you stay in the historic City of Durham. To tell you a little about ourselves, we're a local couple living in Durham who are very proud of our beautiful City. Because of our local knowledge we believe we have a good understanding of the requirements of the many visitors to the City of Durham and as experienced local landlord's specialising in high end residential Durham lettings we've created this luxury alternative to a hotel or guest house. Durham attracts many visitors from all over the world each year for business and pleasure, including parents and family visiting students at the prestigious Durham University, visitors on a City Break or coming to look at Durham's World Heritage Site and exhibits. Others visit the City to take part in the numerous events throughout the year, such as Durham Regatta, the International Book Festival, the famous Brass Festival and award winning Durham Lumiere, to name but a few. In fact there are at least 70 main tourist attractions in Durham, many are award winning and attracts around 4.5m visitors each year with around half of these staying overnight. Excellent commuter links also makes Durham a very popular destination with corporate visitors working throughout North East England. With this in mind we wanted to provide a luxurious, stylish and relaxing getaway right in the heart of Durham City which would appeal to those looking for a comfortable, quiet, private and secure retreat in a superb riverside position overlooking the weirs with the convenience the City Centre on its doorstep. The location of Riverside Retreat - Durham is perfect for all that Durham has to offer and the 2 bedroomed boutique apartment accommodating up to 4 people provides the 5 star comfort and luxury you're looking for. It's a quiet ground floor property accessible through a secure gated courtyard. Riverside Retreat - Durham has its own private entrance, a light and airy open plan lounge and kitchen area, ensuite and family bathrooms, and a large private terrace onto the picturesque River Wear. Riverside Retreat - Durham has recently been lovingly re-styled by leading local designers TCL at Home with high end furnishings and numerous bespoke features. The apartment also benefits from free private parking. We pride ourselves in providing a personal and specialist service to our guests to make every stay at Riverside Retreat - Durham a memorable one and we very much look forward to welcoming you for your stay in this historic City. If you've any questions about Riverside Retreat - Durham please don't hesitate to contact us via Airbnb.
Thank you for taking the time to look at our listing for our award winning luxury City Centre apartment Riverside Retreat - Durham. We hope Riverside Retreat is exactly what you're…
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House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
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