The Gray

Durham

4 guests

2 bedrooms

0 bed

1 bathroom

Property Overview

The Gray is a beautifully designed, two-bedroom apartment located in the unique 52 Old Elvet Building in the city of Durham. Throughout the past 310 years, nestled under the watchful gaze of Durham Cathedral, many esteemed guests (including Her Majesty The Queen) have enjoyed the timeless elegance of 52 Old Elvet and revelled in its unparalleled history.

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Property Details

The Space
The Gray is uniquely an L-shape design – retaining echoes of an earlier era. Not only can this apartment be accessed through the building’s imposing front entrance, but they also enjoy use of the rear staircase giving guests the enviable advantage of a front and back door to their property.

The Gray apartment is stylish and spacious. With modern fixtures and fittings, partnered with the unique traditional style of the building, you are guaranteed a unique stay in the city.

Sleeping up to four guests across two large bedrooms, you can enjoy this delightful property with your loved ones, or take a solo trip and enjoy the space for yourself.

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

Neighborhood
Named as ‘One of the Best Cities to Visit in 2020’, Durham is a beautiful and charming area within the North East. Known as the ‘perfect little city’, Durham has the best mix of everything and it all blends seamlessly. It retains its medieval heritage but it also has a modern and vibrant twist. It boasts lush green landscapes but it also has busy cobbled streets with independent shops, bars and restaurants.

Durham has plenty of history within its walls. One of the most spectacular historic sites is Durham Cathedral. Constructed between 1903 and 1133, this towering building is a shining example of Norman architecture. The cathedral is now the oldest surviving building with a stone vaulted ceiling of such a large scale.

Getting Around
52 Old Elvet is located in the city centre with cafes, restaurants, shops and bars right on the doorstep.

Durham train station is a 15-minute walk from the apartment so nearby towns and cities can easily be reached via rail. There’s also a taxi rank in close proximity to the train station.

There are plenty of bus routes throughout Durham. Hop on the Arriva 6 route to visit Barnard Castle or the number 22 which travels through Seaham and Sunderland.

  • Bed linens
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Cookware
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Essentials
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Free parking on premises
  • Free parking on street
  • Hair dryer
  • Hangers
  • Hot water
  • Kitchen
  • Laptop friendly workspace
  • Long term stays allowed
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Paid parking off premises
  • Path to entrance lit at night
  • Private entrance
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke detector
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating

Guests have access to the full apartment. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.

There is free on-site parking.

The Gray is located in the 52 Old Elvet building with 9 other apartments, perfect for group getaways or occasion stays. If you are looking to book more than one apartment, our team are on hand to support with availability and pricing.

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