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

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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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 gre...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. Elegantly designed, featuring countless decorative details this private and quiet luxury Durham letting is your home from home. With its superb quiet location sitting right on the water front overlooking the weirs, Riverside Retreat has its own private access through a secure gated courtyard. From the front door along a hallway its a 2 bedroom ground floor apartment with an open-plan living and kitchen /dining area. It has a luxury main bathroom and master ensuite both complete with Villeroy and Boch, and Hansgrohe sanitary wear. There are 2 double bedrooms both with spacious bespoke fitted wardrobes, king size beds and bespoke soft furnishings. The second bedroom can be utilised as a double or twin room and has a magnificent floor to ceiling feature window overlooking Durham’s historic Framwellgate Bridge. Wake up to beautiful views from Durham riverside and enjoy a coffee on your own private terrace. Riverside Retreat luxury Durham letting is an easy stroll along winding cobbled streets to Durham’s many Restaurants, chic bars and cafes, but if you prefer a cozy night in, snuggle up in the lounge on the plush corner sofa in-front of the Travertine Celsi fire with a glass of wine and enjoy the unrivalled view of Durham through the French doors. Located on the ground floor of Durhams Premier luxury lettings in Durhams historic centre with unrivalled views overlooking the weirs and the city’s oldest grade listed bridge its hard to imagine a more beautiful and relaxing place to unwind by sitting in the comfy sofas for an afternoon or two gazing out at the view, from the terrace or from the lounge. Guest access Clements Wharf is a secure gated premises and Riverside Retreat has its own ground floor private entrance across a courtyard. The accommodation includes free secure parking for one car on the premises. Guests have full private use of the apartment including its large private terrace. 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. Other things to note Riverside Retreat accommodates up to 4 people and is offered on a minimum 2 night stay basis. It's available at a cost of £225 per night for a 2 or 3 night stay, £210 per night for stays of 4 to 6 nights and £200 per night for those staying 7 nights or longer.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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 3 or more single women under 30 years of age or all male or female parties of 4 persons where we consider it appropriate. Sorry but pets are not allowed throughout Clements Wharf apartments.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
James S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2020

This is an easy to find location in the heart of Durham with onsite parking. Everything was finished to a high standard complete to a bottle of prosecco on ice, strawberries and cream in the fridge and a generous hamper of goodies. James made everything...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Diane B
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

Date of stay: October 2018
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 11 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

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank SueSydney
Fearless738469, VR Owner at Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking, responded to this reviewResponded 22 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

Reviewed 4 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

Date of stay: September 2018
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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.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

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Date of stay: April 2018
Management response:Responded 4 May 2018

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

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Date of stay: March 2018
Management response:Responded 24 March 2018

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

What can I say? A perfect apartment, both in decor & location. No comfort has been missed & if you do find anything you need, the hosts will do their very best to accommodate. I needed a bolt hole where I could relax and this...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Cate M
Management response:Responded 7 March 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We were delighted to welcome you to Riverside Retreat and do hope you’ll come back again and again. Thank you too for leaving the apartment in a lovely clean and tidy state which was much appreciated -...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

In the city centre overlooking the river, this apartment is as good ad it gets. Beautifully furnished and equipped and although expensive ,actually great value particularly if two couples are sharing. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms. The best welcome pack we have ever experienced. We will...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank birdyboy12
Management response:Responded 4 December 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind comments, which are much appreciated. We’re pleased to welcome you both to Riverside Retreat and look forward to seeing you on other occasions in the future. Delighted to say that we’d highly recommend you as guests to...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Perfectly located overlooking the river with views to admire from the bedrooms and sitting-room, this apartment is hard to leave. There is a good-sized terrace with lounge furniture to enjoy in the warmer months. The accommodation is modern, quiet, secure and beautifully furnished with proper...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Sagax
Management response:Responded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your very kind comments Clare. We do hope that we have the pleasure of your company again at some point in the future. Take care. James

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
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
City Getaway
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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.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking

Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Riverside Retreat - Durham, award winning, central and quiet, with free parking has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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