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A community where students will thrive

Davis Court is located a 2/10 of mile and a 7-minute walk from the heart of UNH and downtown Durham. It’s the best of all worlds – a short walk to/from class but set on a  self-contained 3.6 acre mini-campus that’s a bit quieter than the bustle of Main Street.

 

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Davis Court is one of the few off-campus housing apartment complexes in the Downtown area that offer on-site parking available  Parking near Downtown Durham is scarce so notify us immediately if you’d like to rent a  space.   The fee is $550/semester.

Davis Court is unlike any student housing property in Durham.  While walking distance to everything, the property is a mini campus unto itelf, which fosters a wonderful community feel.  The apartments and townhouses are a 200 years old converted farmhouse and barn.  They feature tall ceilings, fire places and classic hardwood floors.  There’s interesting details and touches from the past.  At the same time, the units are well maintaind and  livable with proper kitchens, bathrooms and common rooms.  Many of the floorplans are unique so your apartment will not resemble any of the others.  The Townhouses, have porches and lawn areas to enjoy.

The Davis Court  grounds also has four single family houses which are among the most popular places for students to live in Durham. These houses can accommodate -6 students, who want to share a house living experience.

 

FAQ’s

Leases run 12 months from June 10 through the end of the school year at the end of May.   Apartments are rented on an individual basis rather than by apartment. It is possible to sign a two-year lease if interested.

 

The first step is to complete a lease application. You can apply in person at our leasing office located at 21 Madbury Road, or by emailing our office at leasing@goldengooseproperties.com or calling 603-452-7030.

We make it easy to pay your rent. Most tenants use our online resident portal that can be accessed by clicking the Resident link on our homepage. We also have a new mobile application that you can use to pay rent. Rent can also be paid by check or money order in person or through the mail. Rent is due on the 1st each month and is considered late after the 4th.

Your lease includes rent, heat, hot-water, Internet and cable TV. You are just responsible for electricity that should approximate $20-$25/month.

Each resident in an apartment signs an individual lease that is co-signed by a parent or guardian over age 18. By signing an individual lease, students become responsible only for their own rent. If a roommate should leave the apartment, your remain responsible for only your student’s rent.

Davis Court is one of the few off campus housing apartment complexes that have on-site parking available for an additional $550/semester fee. Parking is Downtown Durham is scarce so notify us immediately if you’d like a space.

Not a problem! We can help match you up with students who are compatible. You can soon use our online roommate matching system. Or, simply complete the roommate matching form and we’ll take of the rest.  You can always contact office directly by emailing leasing@goldengooseproperties.com or calling 603-397-5245.

Davis Court is located a 2/10 of mile and a 7-minute walk from the heart of UNH and downtown Durham. It’s the best of all worlds – a short jaunt to/from class but set on a 3.6 acre mini-campus that’s a bit quieter than the bustle of Main Street.

Many students use bicycles so we have room outdoors or on porches  for bikes.  However, bikes are not allowed in the apartments without permission.

Sorry, no pets allowed.

Extra storage space is available (for the summer break or during a semester abroad) for an additional fee. We have onsite, dry and secure storage space at our nearby Madbury Commons property which is several blocks away.