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Duresme Court, Durham
Premium Twin Studio - Bedroom
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Duresme Court, Durham

Newcastle Rd, Durham, DH1 4FA, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Duresme Court Durham (DH1 4FA) offers an unparalleled living experience tailored for students. Situated in close proximity to prestigious educational institutions such as the University of Durham and New College Durham, residents enjoy easy access to academic excellence. It has several studio rooms like Premium Twin, and Classic. Boasting modern amenities and stylish interiors, THIS student accommodation in Durham provides a comfortable and conducive environment for studying and socializing. With a focus on convenience, residents benefit from nearby shops, restaurants, and recreational facilities. Whether unwinding in spacious communal areas or exploring the vibrant city center, Duresme Court epitomizes contemporary student living with its prime location and exceptional facilities.

The historic city of Durham stands as a beacon of academia, culture, and natural beauty. Its cobbled streets wind around ancient architecture, including the iconic Durham Cathedral and Castle, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. Durham University, one of the world's leading institutions, lends the city its youthful energy and scholarly ambiance. Situated amidst this vibrant tapestry is Duresme Court, a premier accommodation option for students. Conveniently located in close proximity to the university campus, Duresme Court offers unparalleled access to academic facilities, libraries, and student amenities. The bustling heart of the city center is just a stone's throw away, where students can explore an array of shops, cafes, and cultural attractions.

Moreover, this student accommodation in Durham benefits from its proximity to various essential services and recreational areas. The nearby Durham Railway Station provides excellent connectivity to other cities, making travel hassle-free. Additionally, the Riverside Leisure Complex offers sports facilities and entertainment options for students seeking relaxation and leisure activities. The serene River Wear, flanked by picturesque green spaces like Wharton Park and the Botanic Garden, provides an ideal setting for strolls or peaceful study breaks. In essence, Duresme Court's strategic location ensures that students can seamlessly balance their academic pursuits with extracurricular activities and essential amenities, making it the perfect choice for those seeking a well-rounded student experience in Durham.


Duresme Court Durham offers a range of amenities catering to diverse preferences. Residents can indulge in cinematic experiences within the cinema room or socialize in the welcoming ambiance of the communal lounge. Fitness enthusiasts have access to a well-equipped gym, while environmentally conscious individuals can utilize the electric car charging facilities. For intimate gatherings or special occasions, the private dining room provides an ideal setting. Those seeking a conducive environment for study can utilize the study room. The Courtyard offers a tranquil outdoor space, complemented by recreational activities such as the pool table and table football. With up to 100Mbps* Internet connectivity, residents can stay connected effortlessly.

Location and What's Hot?

Staying at Duresme Court Durham provides unparalleled convenience for students attending both the University of Durham and New College Durham. Situated in close proximity to both institutions, it ensures minimal commute times, allowing students to focus more on their studies and extracurricular activities. With its strategic location, residents can easily access campus facilities, libraries, and academic resources. Moreover, the vibrant atmosphere surrounding Duresme Court fosters a sense of community among students, offering various opportunities for socialization and collaboration. This accommodation not only prioritizes convenience but also enhances the overall student experience, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a seamless university lifestyle.

Residents of Duresme Court can expect a dynamic social life enriched by the amenities and attractions in its vicinity. Beginning with the day-to-day, mornings might entail a stroll to one of the nearby cafes, such as Vennels Café or Leonard's Coffee House, where residents can grab a freshly brewed cup of coffee and engage in casual conversations with fellow patrons. For grocery needs, residents can easily access several supermarkets within walking distance, including Sainsbury's Local or Tesco Express, ensuring convenience in daily shopping routines. Additionally, the Durham Indoor Market offers a unique experience where residents can explore local produce and artisanal goods and engage with the bustling market atmosphere.

The afternoons present opportunities for exploration and cultural immersion. Residents can take a short walk to Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to marvel at its architectural grandeur or enjoy a peaceful moment by the nearby River Wear. Furthermore, the Durham University Oriental Museum offers a fascinating journey through diverse cultures, providing enriching experiences for residents interested in history and anthropology. Evenings in Duresme Court are vibrant and full of life, offering you a plethora of options for dining and entertainment. Whether you're enjoying a meal at a nearby restaurant like La Spaghettata or gathering with friends for drinks at one of the local pubs, such as The Shakespeare or The Swan and Three Cygnets, you'll always find a lively atmosphere and plenty of socializing opportunities. Weekends at Duresme Court are a gateway to Durham's rich cultural offerings. From attending events at the Gala Theatre to taking scenic walks along the Durham Heritage Coast, there's always something intriguing to explore and enjoy.


Travel accessibility in Durham is fairly convenient with various transportation options available. For those residing at Duresme Court Durham, reaching nearby destinations is hassle-free. The bus stops at Durham, Leazes Rd-Underpass Stand B, and Aldin Grange Terrace provide easy access to different parts of the city. Additionally, for travelers flying in or out, Freedom Skydiving, Durham Airfield GB-0728, and Peterlee Airfield GB-0245 serve as nearby airports, ensuring connectivity to domestic and possibly international destinations. While specific distances may vary, these transportation hubs ensure that residents of Duresme Court Durham can easily access both local amenities and broader travel options.

Location and What's Hot?

1. Durham University:

Private Transport -  3 min 

Walking - 21 min 

Public Transport - 18 min

2. Durham University Business School:

Private Transport - 6 min 

Walking - 19 min 

Public Transport - 12 min

3. University College:

Private Transport - 8 min 

Walking - 21 min 

Public Transport - 16 min

4. Durham Law School:

Private Transport - 7 min

Walking - 30 min 

Public Transport - 25 min

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Content Insurance

Common Amenities

Cinema Room
Private Dining Room
Up To 100Mbps* Internet
Communal Lounge

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 3 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of their properties subject to the Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability. If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform them in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form. You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable them to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to them.

Can I live at the management property?

You must be a full-time student to live with them. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at the property management except registered assistance dogs.

What can I bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for the properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow their ‘create application’ link , list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which they will do their best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide Summer Accommodation?

Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact.

Do I have to move out during the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can I move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some management properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and management is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide them with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways:
* Online via by logging into your student account * At the property reception desk * By telephone to the property team * By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference). International bank transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you account for this amount.
They always recommend making your rent payments through your account page in their web portal. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details here. Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason. They do not accept cash payments for any reason.

Can I pay in installments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

What's included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of their properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move-in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor or an Irish Guarantor for Aspen.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor if I'm a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however management offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using the online viewing tool or by contacting.

How do I cancel or re-arrange the viewing?

Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by the current residents.

I'm in a different country how do I view a property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

What do I need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out.

Is there car parking facilities for when i move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: * Be resident in the UK (or Ireland if Aspen) for a minimum of 1 year * Be over 21 years of age * Be a homeowner or in full time employment * Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge * Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

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