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Dove Cottage, near Durham City

13 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Cosy holiday cottage in Sherburn Village three miles form Durham City, about 10 minutes in the car or 15 on the bus. An ideal base for exploring Durham City and the North East of England. Ideal for a holiday or as an alternative to a hotel while working away on business. The cottage is well equipped with everything you could need during your stay. Situated in a quite courtyard at the rear of Weardale House in the middle of the village, with use of a large private garden. The garden has a summer house for your use and outdoor patio area with furniture. A supermarket, post office, newsagents and two pubs are within five minutes walk and the village has a good bus service. Dove Cottage is perfect for walkers and cyclist providing secure storage for cycles and space to dry outdoor cloth...Cosy holiday cottage in Sherburn Village three miles form Durham City, about 10 minutes in the car or 15 on the bus. An ideal base for exploring Durham City and the North East of England. Ideal for a holiday or as an alternative to a hotel while working away on business. The cottage is well equipped with everything you could need during your stay. Situated in a quite courtyard at the rear of Weardale House in the middle of the village, with use of a large private garden. The garden has a summer house for your use and outdoor patio area with furniture. A supermarket, post office, newsagents and two pubs are within five minutes walk and the village has a good bus service. Dove Cottage is perfect for walkers and cyclist providing secure storage for cycles and space to dry outdoor clothing. This cottage is rated by Visit Britain as 4 star Booking can start on any day of the week and run from 3 days to several weeks.More
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About the Owner
Carol W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
Dove Cottage is a self contained cottage in our large garden so you will see us around but we try to not to intrude on your stay, so you may see us tending the garden or around in the village, but if you are enjoying the summer house of relaxing in the garden we will respect your privacy and leave you in peace to enjoy the views.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic stay at Dove Cottage. Lovely accommodation with an amazing garden. Good location for local walks and a base for visiting Durham and the surrounding area. Ideal dog friendly accommodation. It was lovely to meet Carol and 'Buddy' the dog. Perfect host.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank ZDG
Reviewed 29 November 2018

lovely clean cottage, well equipped with everything we needed. It was easy to keep warm and also had lots of information in the cottage about the local area.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank lynn S
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We've just arrived home after a wonderful week at Dove Cottage. When we first arrived we were wowed by the gardens and courtyard. We were very grateful that we were able to share the garden. The cottage was really clean and comfy. Just perfect. The...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Wild G
Flyer508752, VR Owner at Dove Cottage, near Durham City, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you for leaving us a such a good review we are pleased you enjoyed your time at Dove Cottage and look forward to seeing you again Best wishes Carol

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Dove Cottage is only a few minutes walk from the bus stop and is an excellent location for Durham city centre which is a fifteen minute bus journey away. Sherburn Village is also well located for other places of interest. Although there is no restaurant...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The location was great for the local attractions of Durham, out to the walking areas and the coast. The cottage was well equipped, clean and comfortable. Very friendly owners.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank 100BarbaraC100
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Sherburn Village has good amenities with a Co op supermarket, pharmacy, post office, newsagents, bakers and a good bus service. There are two pubs and a club in the village. It is near to Durham City but also good access to countryside walks.
Getting around
Good bus service with buses every 20 mins into Durham City. Buses from Durham City to Newcastle, Sunderland, Beamish, MetroCentre, and many other local towns and villages. Regular trains from Durham Station to Newcastle, 12 mins, Darlington 15 mins, York, 55 mins. Easy access to the A1M and good road network in the north east.
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