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Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Durham, Durham, England
A truly exquisite ground floor 2 bedroom riverside Retreat with large private balcony, secure gated access, own courtyard entrance and free parking in a quiet central location. Professionally styled with high quality furnishings throughout and only a few minutes walk to the Market Place, the Cathedral, restaurants, bars, shops and University. A perfect accommodation for couples, families and business travellers on a short break or a longer stay as a great alternative to a hotel or guest house.

The space

Offering contemporary and sumptuous styling our outstanding 2 bedroom luxurious riverside hideaway apartment on the River Wear has been fully refurbished for Summer 2017 by the North East’s leading Interior Design team. It's perfect for guests looking for a stylish relaxing break as a great alternative to a hotel or guest house. Eleg...
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Listing #HL9057359
About the Owner
James S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2017
Interaction with guests
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. We welcome guests in person and as we live locally we're ordinarily available to provide help and assistance in person or by telephone if required.
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Everything about Riverside Retreat is excellent. The location, the high quality of the fixtures and fittings, the lovely fabrics and colour scheme, the comfy beds, the balcony where you can sit out and chill after a days sightseeing in the amazing city of Durham itself....More

Thank Curious819520
Fearless738469, VR Owner at Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind comments Stephen which are much appreciated. We do hope we see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 October 2018

A beautifully furnished apartment with all mod cons that offers a great place to stay right in the centre of Durham, overlooking the river and weir. The owner couldn't be more helpful either, with recommendations of things to do, places to eat, and sights to...More

Thank SueSydney
Fearless738469, VR Owner at Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you for your very kind comments Sue. We're delighted you enjoyed your time in Durham and your stay at Riverside Retreat. Thank you for treating our property with respect and leaving it in a lovely clean and tidy state. We'd most certainly recommend you...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Durham is a lovely city in a beautiful part of England and this apartment is right in the middle. It is well and tastefully appointed and had everything we needed for our 10 day visit. The complimentary hamper was really welcome after our 6 hour...More

Thank Gareth H
Fearless738469, VR Owner at Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

We were delighted to welcome Gareth and his family recently. They treat our property with respect and left it in a lovely clean and tidy state. We very much look forward to Gareth staying again and highly recommend him and his family to others.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
There is a strict no smoking policy throughout the apartment and we do not accept bookings from hen or stag parties. We also reserve the right to refuse a booking from a group of...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Riverside Retreat is situated in the heart of Durham City's historic core. It's within walking distance of all of the City Centre amenities along winding cobbled streets, including the Castle and Cathedral, Gallery’s, Theatre, Bars, Restaurants, Café’s, Shops, Gyms and Parks.

The award winning Beamish Museum is no more than a 10 minute drive away and Alnwick Castle which has been used as the set for many feature films and drama’s is about 25 minutes away by car…..but don’t forget that Durham Cathedral too has been used as the set Harry Potter and other blockbuster films.

Prefer a bigger range of shops then Newcastle is only 12 minutes by train (20 minutes by car) and the Metro Centre is 15-20 minutes away by car.

Durham has over 70 mai
Getting around
Riverside Retreat has free secure onsite parking for one car when you book the apartment. There is additional secure car parking at a cost approximately 100 metres away. The apartment is within a few minutes walk of both Durham Bus Station and Durham Train Station and there are several taxi ranks nearby that are within 100 metres.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle International Airport : 40.0 km
Railway: Durham Train Station: 0.6 km
Riverside Retreat is approximately 800 or 8 minutes walk from both the train and bus stations. However there are taxi ranks at both and the journey will take about 2 minutes.

The apartment is close to A1(M) motorway links. Leave the A1(M) at Junction 62 and follow the A690 into the City Centre, turn left when you see the sign for Walkergate and the Passport Office and Clements Wharf is 50m down the slip road and immediately in front of you.

Newcastle Airport is approximate 25 miles or a 30 minute drive or taxi ride to Riverside Retreat. Follow the A1(M) South, leave at Junction 62 and follow the directions given in the previous paragraph.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 16.0 km.
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