Dove Cottage



(2 Reviews)

3 guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds

1 bathroom

Property Overview

Dove Cottage is located in the village of Bearpark on the edge of Durham. This newly renovated terraced house sleeps up to three guests across two bedrooms and is within easy reach of Durham city centre, the University Hospital of North Durham, and the University of Durham. Expertly designed, this holiday home is perfect for those looking to enjoy the beauty of County Durham.


Property Details

The Space
With premium furniture, high ceilings and colourful soft furnishings, Dove Cottage has beautiful interiors throughout. Guests have access to the full property so you can unwind in front of the TV in the living room during your stay.

The property also has a fully equipped kitchen which includes an oven, hob, fridge-freezer, kettle, microwave, toaster and dishwasher. There is also a washing machine located in the kitchen. You can socialise with your loved ones at the dining area which also shares the kitchen space.

The property benefits from two stylish bedrooms on the first floor - one double and one single room. Both rooms boast luxury mattresses, bedding and linens to ensure the best night's sleep. The spaces are complete with hanging space and storage.

The family bathroom is located on the ground floor and includes a walk-in shower, WC and wash basin. An ensuite WC can also be found in the single bedroom.

Outside you’ll find an enclosed sunny, south facing private garden to the rear of the property with a table and chairs so you can enjoy alfresco dining during your stay at Dove Cottage.

Host & Stay are committed to our owners that their homes are protected during bookings. For this reason, we require all of our guests to transfer a £250.00 Damage Deposit (subject to a £10.00 administration charge) or, to purchase an Accidental Damage Waiver for £25.00 which will cover you for up to £500.00 of accidental damage during your stay.

Bearpark is a charming village nestled in County Durham that boasts a rich history and a tight-knit community. With its picturesque surroundings, Bearpark is a place that captures the essence of rural English life, while also being just a short distance from Durham city centre.

One of the village's most prominent features is Bearpark Colliery, a former coal mine that played a significant role in the region's industrial past. The mine, which operated from the late 19th century until its closure in the 20th century, is a testament to the village's coal mining heritage. Today, the colliery site has been transformed into a community park, offering a peaceful oasis for residents and visitors alike.

Nature enthusiasts will find much to love in Bearpark. The surrounding countryside offers beautiful walks and scenic views, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The nearby River Browney adds to the village's natural charm, providing opportunities for fishing and relaxation along its banks.

Named ‘One of the Best Cities in the World to Visit in 2020’ by The Independent and voted ‘The Best City in the UK’ by Condé Nast’s traveller magazine readers, the beautiful city of Durham is packed with history and charm.

It has the perfect blend of mediaeval heritage and a modern, vibrant feel. The cobbled streets are peppered with restaurants, bars, pubs and shops. Take a leisurely stroll near the River Wear which continues on past Durham Cathedral and the 900-year-old Durham Castle.

Durham Cathedral is an outstanding building originally constructed between 1093 and 1133. The Norman architecture is especially important as it is now the oldest surviving building with a stone vaulted ceiling of such a large scale. You can climb the Tower’s 325 steps for incredible views of the city and countryside. If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, head to the Chapter House where they filmed one of the Hogwarts classrooms.

Getting Around
The centre of Durham is a short 10-minute drive from Bearpark.

Durham train station is also a short distance away by car so nearby towns and cities can easily be reached via rail. There’s also a taxi rank in close proximity to the train station.

Two bus routes run through Bearpark. Hop on the 48 or 52 routes to visit Durham and a variety of surrounding villages.

  • Dishwasher
  • Heating
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Bed linens
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Cookware
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Enhanced cleaning practices
  • Essentials
  • Family/kid friendly
  • First aid kit
  • Free parking on street
  • Garden or backyard
  • Hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • High touch surfaces disinfected
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Laptop friendly workspace
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pack ’n Play/travel crib
  • Patio or balcony
  • Pets allowed
  • Private entrance
  • Smoke detector
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Village
  • Wireless Internet

Guests have access to the full property. The keys to Dove Cottage are accessed via a key safe box, and full details will be provided prior to your stay.

Free on-street parking is available around Bearpark on a first come, first served basis. No permit is required.

Medium & small dogs are welcome to stay at Dove Cottage, however dogs should be always kept downstairs and off furniture at all times.

Check-in: 16:00

Checkout: 10:00

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Guest Reviews


(2 Reviews)

julie S.


The house was beautifully clean and very stylishly decorated. Very well equipped in the kitchen and super convenient location for getting into Durham. Would definitely stay again. Thank you :)



The house inside was nicely decorated, clean and modern. There was tea, coffee and milk sachets waiting for us.<br/>There was a small supermarket 50m away for our breakfast pastries.<br/>The location, whilst convenient for Durham, was a little run down and certainly there was no view of the rolling countryside! Not a fault of the owners though.

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