Living in a Retirement Community in Durham

The importance of community cannot be understated, and that is something we understand intensely at Sherburn House. Community is what brings us all together, and gives us purpose and brings meaning to our lives, both pre and post retirement. That is why it is important to spend quality time with like-minded people, and there is no better place to do that than Sherburn House.

The largest and most in-depth poll ever conducted of UK Retirement Community residents found that those living in Retirement Communities have healthier, more active, more social, more secure and happier lives than those who have not yet moved to a Retirement Community. The report conducted by ARCO (The Associated Retirement Community Operators), also found that residents in a community also felt they had a greater sense of safety and security, as well as still enjoying their privacy.

Residential Communities are really a chance for you to take control of your life, relying on a group of your peers and offering the same support in return. Choosing to retire in Sherburn House means having the reassurance of on-site staff, but choosing care and support as you need it, rather than being overwhelmed. Being in a Retirement Community means a chance to make new friends with peers of like minds. Choosing a Retirement Community in Durham presents the chance to enjoy one of the most culturally rich, and beautifully scenic cities in the whole country.


Retirement community

We don’t want you to think of a Retirement Community as a typical ‘care home’, but rather as a chance for you to thrive and express yourselves in ways that compliments the beautiful diversity of the residents around you, and find your golden glow in one of the most charming locations in the UK.

Generously equipped grounds

We hope that you will consider the opportunity to join our Retirement Community, in our luxurious and generously equipped grounds, and take the time to bond with our other residents. We truly believe that you can find real happiness in your retirement years at Sherburn House Durham.


Yes of course, if you are interested in Housing, please make an appointment with our Housing and Estates Co-Ordinator on 0191 3722551.

For visits to Beddell House Care Home please contact the Registered Manager on 0191 3720421.

All properties differ in price, for more information please contact our Housing and Estates Co-Ordinator on 0191 3722551.

As County Durham Community Foundation deal with grants on our behalf, please contact them directly on 0191 3786340 or visit their website


At Beddell House, you can expect caring and compassionate staff treating you as if you were one of their own family members. They will be on hand round the clock providing practical and emotional support and encouragement to allow you to live your life the way you wish to live it.

Yes, we are registered and regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We are also inspected by our local authority Durham County Council.

Find real happiness in your retirement years at Sherburn House Durham.