Durham holiday cottage accommodation with internet access, walking, TV and rural retreat

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  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

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.

Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • 1 Shower room

Families

  • Not suitable for children
  • Pets welcome

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

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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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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No refundNo refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 02:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Only one dog is allowable
If you would like to bring another pet please contact us to check before you book

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About the owner

Carol W.
Average reply time:
14 minutes

Calendar updated:
21 Sep 2021

Years listed:
8

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 11 Nov 2013. Located in County Durham, it has 16 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £539 to £550.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Sep 2021.

Reviews

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Lovely cottage and gardens, nice hosts and pet friendly.
Jul 2020

Comfortable well equipped cottage in Sherburn Village near Durham. Good location for exploring the attractions of county. The hosts were very amenable, available without being intrusive, and helpful.… More 

Reviewed 23 Jul 2020

Katherine H
Dunedin, New Zealand

Lovely stay
Nov 2019

Dove Cottage is a very warm and cosy cottage situated in the village of Sherburn not far from Durham (three bus routes service the village to Durham). Very comfortable place to stay - especially good … More 

Reviewed 19 Nov 2019

Keith A
Leicester, United Kingdom

great holiay
Jun 2019

was met very warmly by Carol who showed us around the cottage, it is very comfortable and very well placed to go to places like Beamish, Sunderland glass museum and the coast and to catch the bus into… More 

Reviewed 23 Jun 2019

ZDG
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Relaxing place to stay
May 2019

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 accommodati… More 

Reviewed 30 May 2019

lynn S
Halstead, United Kingdom

lovely stay
Nov 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.

Reviewed 29 Nov 2018

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Carol (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Carol (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Carol (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Carol the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Carol (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Carol (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Carol (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this holiday home you need to pay through the Holiday Lettings website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to your holiday home when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Carol (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Carol (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Carol (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Carol (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Carol (the owner) a message.

If Carol (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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16 reviews
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from

 £92 

/night