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Sands House, The Sands

Durham, 

Durham, 


DH1 1JY,  United Kingdom
A two bedroom house near Durham city centre and the river. Within walking distance of the Cathedral, castle, college's and theatre. Quiet location with off street parking subject to height restriction. Reduced rates for two people occupancy available
  • Castles
  • College's
  • Parking in garden
  • Quiet location
  • Theatre
  • Cathedral
  • Central
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for Sands House, Durham are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.7
Value:
4.9
Friendliness:
4.9
Cleanliness:
4.7
Facilities:
4.8
Staff service:
4.8
Location:
4.9
Guest Rating: 4.9
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Vana
Alone
Stayed: Jun '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
"Perfect home away from home!"
I stayed at the Sands House for a week while in Durham. The house is ideally situated in a calm area of the city yet very close to the centre/market square (~10 mins walk) & the university campus (~20… Read more
"Perfect home away from home!"
I stayed at the Sands House for a week while in Durham. The house is ideally situated in a calm area of the city yet very close to the centre/market square (~10 mins walk) & the university campus (~20-25 mins walk). The house is quite big and would be perfect for families, but it is just as great for solo travellers (especially those travelling for work). All the amenities required for longer stays in the city are provided (full kitchen,washing machine,internet etc.). Would highly recommend. Read less
Likes:
Loved everything! But what I appreciated the most was the kindness of the owners.They are absolutely lovely and made me feel so welcome.I will definitely be staying at the Sands House on my next visit
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for Sands House, Durham
Mike
Mature Couple
Stayed: Apr '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
"Wonderful house in a great setting"
We spent a week just before Easter 2017, with dog and for part of the time with adult daughter. Cooked our own main meals there and used as a base for walking, cycling and driving tours in the area.… Read more
"Wonderful house in a great setting"
We spent a week just before Easter 2017, with dog and for part of the time with adult daughter. Cooked our own main meals there and used as a base for walking, cycling and driving tours in the area. House is near the river (with flood defenses on the doors!) so good dog walks directly along the banks to fields. Short walks into town to see the Cathedral, do shopping etc. Dual carriageway five minutes away took us direct to A1(M) for drive to Alnwick, Durham is also beautiful. Read less
Likes:
Everything! Warm welcome from hosts, who provided shed space when we turned up with bikes. Gorgeous South-facing conservatory with view over lovely back garden. Lots of space, excellent facilities.
Dislikes:
No.
Guest Review for Sands House, Durham
Carole
Mature Couple
Stayed: Sep '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
"Accommodation and location ideal for our purpose"
Comfortable and quiet… Read more
"Accommodation and location ideal for our purpose"
Comfortable and quiet Read less
Likes:
A good home from home with excellent links to the A1M making it easy to explore the North East. The city of Durham was easily accessable on foot. Great to have off road parking.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for Sands House, Durham
More Information
Types of Payment Accepted at Sands House
Cash (Sterling)
Check-in: 2:00 PM till 7:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Late check-out available on request
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: Dogs
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
A two bedroom house near Durham city centre and the river. The first floor has 1 en-suite double bedroom with w/c andshower and 1 large twin. There is also a bathroom with bath/shower and w/c.
The ground floor has a large lounge which has a sofa bed and other seating for 6 people,T.V. and a 6ft pool table at one end.
The large kitchen has gas cooker, microwave, fridge freezer and dish washer. A table and 4 chairs are provided in kitchen.
A washing machine is located in cupboard ajoining kitchen.
To the rear of the property is a large conservatory with seating and a dining table
There is a large garden to the rear of the house which guests have full use of. The house is centrally heated and all bed linen and towels are provided.
Clothes/washing drying facilities are located in an outbuilding.

Car parking is available in the garden subject to height restriction of 1.85m otherwise parking will be by on street permit which will be provided

It is an easy walk to the Cathedral, castle, college's and theatre. The bus and rail stations are convenient 20/25min walk and a connecting bus operates from the coach park, just 200 metres away.
Style of property
Comfortable, Homely
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