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8 Eureka Mews

(Ref. 925839)

Kimblesworth near Durham, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "A very comfortable apartment with quality fittings."

    However, there is a busy road almost next to the apartment block, which was rather noisy at times. The property (no 3 not 8) had no chest of drawers in the double bedroom, although a cupboard built under the eaves had shelves which we were able to use. Because of the eaves a shorter person needs to sleep on the eave side of the double bed. We did enjoy our stay though as we were very close to the Sniperley P&R, which was free for concessions, making Durham city easy to visit for the cathedral and castle etc. We would also recommend Beamish and Seaham.

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Jun 2022

  • "There were no instruction books for the electrical appliances in the property - I managed the operate the washing machine because it was similar to one I had previously owned and so was the oven."

    Your instructions for finding the property if travelling north on A167need to include information to ignore first Kimblesworth sign as it brings you in the wrong end of village and if you come up hill and take first left you are nowhere near the property. I appreciated owner meeting me at property and helping me unload car as there is not a lift either.

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Jun 2022

  • "Well placed apartment on the ring road with easy access into the centre."

    A very well equipped kitchen the only thing we were missing was a cheese grater! We will use this apartment again as it is close to our friends. Handy shopping centre close by and small shop within easy walking distance which sells most things (hubby forgot his toothbrush!). Friendly neighbours too.

    Reviewed by Adrienne5.0Sep 2021

  • "Really nice apartment,well equipped and very comfortable, well located to explore the surrounding area."

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Sep 2021

  • "As regular users of Sykes holiday cottages we are pleased to report that once again your services have been excellent."

    The ease of the booking process and the quality of the property meant despite the ongoing Covid difficulties we had a safe and comfortable holiday. Thank you

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Sep 2021

  • "Exceptional apartment, a hidden gem."

    Reviewed by Jocelyn5.0Aug 2021

  • "This apartment is an excellent base for exploring the area."

    Durham is a 10 minute drive away and is a fabulous historic city, plus the coast and countryside around are equally accessible and worth visiting...Seaham, Whitburn, Herrington Country Park, Finchale Priory, Beamish. The apartment has everything you need to be comfortable...well equipped, great shower, and super comfy bed. Secure parking and reliable wifi were advertised and delivered. I would visit again, but there is a big world out there!

    Reviewed by Kath5.0Jul 2021

  • "A very well equipped apartment which provided a great base for a holiday visiting both the Northumberland coast and Hadrians Wall."

    Easy access to the A1 made travelling a pleasure. The only disadvantage is as mentioned by a previous reviewer that the kitchen requires an extra socket for the toaster. Otherwise the kitchen is well laid out and equipped with everything required . The proximity to the Arnison Centre with Sainsbury's Lidl etc was also useful as it allowed us to travel light and buy food when we arrived,and also but anything we needed on our way back daily.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2020

  • "Every thing satisfactory."

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Sep 2020

  • "The property was very nice and new, however the kitchen needs more electric sockets."

    Reviewed by Brendan5.0Aug 2020

  • "Met expectations because we’ve been to this property before."

    Reviewed by Sheila4.4Nov 2019

  • "It did more than we needed."

    Had a good holiday. Hope to go back one day.

    Reviewed by Sylvia4.7Aug 2019

  • "Everything Excellent location close to everything restaurant, pub, shops, local ..."

    Everything Excellent location close to everything restaurant, pub, shops, local attractions and property as decribed no issues from collecting the keys to dropping them in the letterbox

    Reviewed by Christy5.0May 2019

  • "The apartment was exactly as described."

    It is very comfortable and spacious, and plenty of kitchen facilities for those who want them. It was good to have secure and spacious parking.

    Reviewed by Rowland4.7Sep 2018

  • "The apartment was modern with good facilities."

    It was clean and comfortable particularly the beds. The locked gated car park provided excellent security for our vehicle.

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Jul 2018

  • "The only disappointment was that we were not informed has to how steep the staircase is up to the flat."

    Reviewed by Mary4.7Jun 2018

  • "We go on four or five similar breaks a year, and even through a 'welcome pack' is not mentioned in this booking We have in the past even where a 'pack' is not mentioned always got the basics."

    There was a small expensive shop in the village but the nearest outlet was4 miles away and we didn't take the car.

    Reviewed by Laurence3.8Jun 2018

  • "Nice pleasant accommodation warm which was great considering the beast from the east got into full swing on tue."

    Not far from retail park in Pity Me which has Sainsbury's, mac Donald's etc. Man came every day to clear snow of carpark, he needs a big thank you. Any questions we had delt with by the owner immediately.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Feb 2018

  • "This apartment ticked all the box’s for us ,and I am fussy ,right size T V , spacious rooms ,shower to die for ,cleanest holiday home ,we have ever had ."

    Slept better than ,at home .I would think about buying it ,if it came up for sale .

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Oct 2017

  • "Great location Pub down the hill Red Lion serves great meals security car park ..."

    Great location Pub down the hill Red Lion serves great meals security car park would use again was met by the owner who showed us around the apartment yes it was great week

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Nov 2016

  • "Lovely apartment,everything you needed was supplied."

    Lovely location for Newcastle,Durham and Beamish. The only thing that could have been better was the mattress,it was fine if you like a hard bed.but having soft mattreses at home,it was a little uncomfortable.but don't let that put you off this property ,it was exceptional.

    Reviewed by Gordon4.8Sep 2016

  • "Very comfortable clean property good location for sightseeing"

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Sep 2016

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  • All second floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared use of apartment grounds
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 min walk, pub 5 mins walk.

The property

A light and bright second floor apartment located in the small village of Kimblesworth just a few miles from the beautiful city of Durham.

Guests will find welcoming accommodation including a well-equipped open plan living area and two comfy bedrooms, one with its own en-suite.

Outside, guests are free to enjoy the shared grounds.

A comfortable, centrally located base for touring County Durham.

Note: This property can be booked with Property Ref. 925838, together they sleep 7.

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About the location


Chester-le-Street 11 miles; Newcastle upon Tyne 21 miles;

Situated in one of the most beautiful counties of England, Durham city is one of the jewels in England’s crown. Dominated by the historic centre, a World Heritage Site, the city is home to magnificent Durham Cathedral, with its breath-taking vaulted ceiling and splendid architecture. The cathedral, the final resting place of the Venerable Bede, is one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in the whole of Europe. Durham Castle stands side by side with the cathedral, on a prominent hilltop site, encircled by the wooded slopes of the River Wear below. The city itself offers elegant buildings and fascinating narrow streets with excellent shopping, eating and drinking to suit all tastes. Add to that the ease of access to the rest of this historic county, “Land of the Prince Bishops”, and Durham has much to offer the discerning traveller, from Medieval castles to marvellous landscapes and scenic walks. Durham city is the ideal location for discovering this beautiful county.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas