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5* Minster View Apartments - One bedroomed properties with views of York Minste - No 4 Talbot Court - First Floor

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

Description

No 4 Talbot Court - First Floor

4 Talbot Court is a spacious and luxurious first floor, one bedroom apartment with gardens overlooking York Minster, the Minster Song School and Holy Trinity Church. Access to the apartment is directly through electronically controlled wrought iron gates. Outside the gates is one of the most picturesque medieval streets in York. The entrance leads into a medieval half-timbered courtyard with floodlit stone sculpture. We have decorated and furnished the apartment to an exceptionally high standard with quality and stylish modern furnishings. The kitchen has all of the facilities and equipment that you would expect to find in your own home. We provide tea, coffee, & sugar, as well as a welcome pack, which will include continental breakfast for your first morning’s stay.The lounge has two sofas, – one of which is a double sofa bed. There is a flat screen free-view TV with ‘smart’ blu-ray DVD player and a selection of DVD’s together with a mini hi-fi system.There is free wi-fi available.


About the property

Talbot Court, York, England

No 2 and No 4 Talbot Court have wonderful views of York Minster, the Minster Song School and 13th Century Holy Trinity Church. The luxurious 5* apartments are located in a quiet location and are accessed via a fob-controlled wrought iron gate accessed from Low Petergate, which is one of the most picturesque medieval streets in York.The entrance leads into a medieval half timbered courtyard with floodlit fountain. Each apartment has been decorated and furnished to an exceptionally high standard with quality and stylish modern furnishings. The kitchen has all of the facilities and equipment that you would expect to find in your own home .Tea, coffee, & sugar are provided as well as a welcome pack which will include breakfast ingredients for your first morning’s stay.The lounge has two sofas – one of which is a sofa bed.There is a flat screen Freeview TV with blue ray DVD player and an excellent selection of DVD’s for your enjoyment. You can listen to the radio or play your own music selection on the music system & Bluetooth speaker provided. There is FREE unlimited wi-fi available during your stay.The dining table can comfortably seat 4 adults.The bedroom has a King size bed and is furnished with high quality furniture and soft furnishings.There are fluffy bathrobes and disposable slippers for your comfort during your stay. A multi-plug smart travel adaptor and a hair dryer are also provided.The Bathroom is fully tiled with beautiful limestone and heated towel rail together with a bath with power shower above. Soft hotel quality towels and complimentary toiletries are provided for your use.The luxurious apartment is a perfect choice for romantic breaks and relaxing holidays.

No 2 Talbot Court is on the ground floor whilst No 4 Talbot Court is on the first floor. Both apartments have wonderful views of York Minster, the Minster Song School and 13th Century Holy Trinity Church. The layout of the apartments is similar and they are furnished to the same high standard.

More Details

Owner
Stephen & Christine
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

About Stephen & Christine

We moved to York in 2013 and live in Heworth with our little Shih tzu dog called Chester. Christine took early retirement from the AA (lucky so & so ) whilst Stephen is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant. We both enjoy meeting and greeting our guests and always go the 'extra mile' to ensure that they enjoy a warm welcome and comfortable stay in our apartments. We treat all our guests as we ourselves would expect to be treated. We deliberately make our apartments like a 'home from home' so our guests can relax as soon as they walk through the door knowing that their holiday is going to be a memorable experience.

Stephen & Christine purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Stephen & Christine chose North Yorkshire

We holidayed in Talbot Court ourselves in 2011 and enjoyed our stay so much so that when the opportunity arose we bought Number 4 so we could offer the same wonderful experience to others. In 2014, we took the opportunity to acquire Number 2 which was the actual apartment we stayed in during 2011.

What makes this apartment unique

Talbot Court is in a fantastic location close to the Minster with stunning views of the 13th Century Holy Trinity Church.

It is only 2 mins walk to the Minster and the Shambles. All other York attractions are within easy reach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The apartment is beautifully decorated in an extremely unique way. Nothing is too much for our hosts and all the little toouches from fizz, to croissants to cakes made my stay in York for my 25th birthday extremely special. Would gladly recommend to friends and definately won't stay in a hotel again !!

This apartment is A star ++++
Feb 2015
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Notes

TARIFF
Minimum 2 night stay - additional nights are charged using the standard weekly rate based on a pro-rata nightly rate
Special rates are available for extended stays.
3rd Guest supplement of £25 for use of double sofa bed & to cover cost of additional linen & towels
£100 deposit required for free car parking facility at time of booking - fully refundable - subject to return of car park key & permit on check-out
Special rates available for extended stays
3rd Guest supplement of £25 for use of double sofa bed & to cover cost of additional linen & towels
CANCELLATION POLICY
In the event of you cancelling your stay within 29 days of the arrival date, we will make every effort to re-sell the dates of your booking. We will refund the cost of the accommodation less the published price of any days left vacant. If all days booked remain vacant, we will charge 100% cancellation fee. We recommend that you take out Holiday Insurance to cover you for any cancellation charges you may be liable for.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in York in England

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Heated towel rail; hotel quality towels;quality toiletries
  • Fully tiled bathroom with power shower over bath
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King Size Double Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double Sofa Bed in lounge
  • Stylish King Size Bedroom with quality furniture and stunning views from the window
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Free secure car parking close to the apartment

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
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No 4 Talbot Court - First Floor
average rating of 4.95 based on 110 reviews
Milbridge, Maine, USA
5

An Oasis In The Midst of Bustling Crowds

  • 5 of 5

We were absolutely delighted with our stay in the Minster View Apartment. A 15-minute walk from the train station gave us a great view of the 13th century city wall, the River Ouse and the Minster. We were greeted by our landlord's friends, a delightful couple, who herded us through a locked gate, across an attractive courtyard and into our apartment building. We were thrilled there was a lift, promptly loading our heavy luggage and strolling into our apartment. Whimsically decorated and with comfortable furnishings. An added and welcome plus was the pre-packaged food offered (cereal, tea, coffee, croissants, milk and bubbly prosecco!) not expected but very appreciated. The washer was a combination dryer but we've not really found one we've liked so used the drying rack to our satisfaction. A dishwasher was put to good use as well since we were able to cook in the apartment. Wifi was great as was the TV. Enough about the great apartment! The location was superb as well. In the midst of medieval York, steps away from the Shambles, the Minster, Jorvik Viking Center, and on and on! The grocery was just around the corner and a plethora of restaurants were awaiting our visit. We spent 2 weeks here and found it to be totally worth the visit. We were without a car so public transport was needed and was readily accessed. We took one "formal" tour to see the Yorkshire Moors, the quaint seaside village of Whitby and traveled on a steam train. So fun! It was great getting back to the apartment, leaving the heaving crowds just outside the gate.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our sincere thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review.We're delighted that you appreciated the extra little personal touches on arrival & throughly enjoyed your two week holiday in 4 Talbot Court & the Historic City of York.We hope that you will visit again in the future. In the meantime, we hope you will recommend our apartment to your family & friends. Best wishes Stephen & Christine .
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Salt Lake City, Utah
5

Serenity in a medieval urban core

  • 5 of 5

Talbot Court is amazingly located just off of one of York's busiest (and prettiest) pedestrian-only streets, and yet is situated on a serene internal garden that is flanked by a former boarding school (now upscale restaurant), a 12th century church (the oldest in York), and the York Minster Choir School--and the Minister is just over the wall on the fourth side. The setting is sublime. We sat in the living room one evening during our stay and were serenaded by one of the city's professional choirs as they rehearsed for an upcoming concert. I will always have that experience etched in my memory.

The apartment itself is spacious (for 2), modern, and very comfortable. The owners have spent a great deal of time and thought to ensure everything is provided. It was really amazing how much they had thought of and anticipated in provisioning and designing the space. They were also very accessible and responsive to our needs.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your generous review.We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay in 4 Talbot Court and the unique location. We hope that you will come back again to see us at some time in the future and that you will recommend our apartment to your family & friends. Best wishes Stephen & Christine
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5

Excellent visit

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous flat. Marvelous setting. Very convenient. To be recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review.We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay in 4 Talbot Court .We hope that you will return in the not-too-distant future and that you will recommend our apartment to all your family and friends. Best wishes Stephen & Christine
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5

Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful Easter/birthday break in 4 Talbot Court. Warm welcome from owners and excellent communication throughout. Delightful furnishings, every attention to detail thought of. Personal touches made the apartment cosy and luxurious. Gestures such as welcome cakes, croissants, milk, as well as birthday bubbly, much appreciated. Very central location but a haven of peace and quiet. Wonderful views over the tranquil, private gardens towards York Minster. Car securely parked around the corner from the apartment and easy access out to major routes. A magical stay, many thanks Stephen & Christine.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your fabulous review.We're delighted that you enjoyed your 'birthday break' in York and appreciated the extra little personal touches. We look forward to seeing you again soon ! In the meantime we hope that you'll recommend our apartment to all your family & friends. Best wishes Stephen & Christine
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5

Super stay at super flat

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many properties over the years but this was the best presented, equipped and cleanest by far.

Attention to detail like easter egg for our nine years old was beyond that we could ever have expected.

Will certainly visit again and would urge others to do same for such ideal flat in ideal location.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your fantastic review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your short break in York and appreciated the extra little personal touches in 4 Talbot Court. We hope that you will return again soon and that you will recommend our apartment to all your family & friends. Best wishes Stephen & Christine
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4

Fantastic property and location

  • 4 of 5

This is a delightful place to stay, right in the centre of York. You step out of the accomodation straight into the historic shopping area, unless you intend travelling further afield, you will not need your car. It is very secure and knowing that Stephen was always available if required was very comforting. Would have given 5 stars but there is a 5 minute walk from the car (parked safely in a secure area) to the apartment which posed a few problems for use transporting bags, boxes and clothes on hangers, however now we know we would just pack everything into 2 wheelable cases. We did mention this to Stephen, but it certainly would not stop us going again now we know. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We were sorry that due to unforeseen circumstances you were unable to travel on the intended day of arrival. On hearing this, we were only too pleased to change the check-in day & subsequently allow you to extend your stay by one further night to make up for the lost "first" night. It was great to hear that you enjoyed your first visit to York. We were delighted that you found No2 Talbot Court to be ideally located in the centre of York. As you quite rightly say, a car is not really necessary in York unless you are planning to visit outlying places. Nonetheless, just in case our guests prefer to bring a car, we provide complimentary parking in a secure private car park which is just 5 minutes walk to the apartment.Generally, we find that our guests value this free facility & prefer to use it rather than having to use a public car park, which on average can cost upwards of £13 per day. We hope you enjoyed your double birthday celebrations during your stay & hope that the complimentary birthday cake & quality champagne we provided as a little present for you both helped to make it a memorable experience ! Now that you have discovered York & all it has to offer, we hope that you will come back time & time again. Best Wishes Stephen & Christine
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Location

Water World
Nearest Airport
49 Kilometres
Leeds/Bradford
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
White Swan ( Goodramgate )
Nearest Ferry
64 Kilometres
Hull
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Heworth Golf Club
Nearest Train
3.4 Kilometres
York Rail Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A64 Dual Carriageway
Nearest Restaurant
Filmore & Union
Nearest Ski
39 Kilometres
Snow Zone ( Castleford )
Nearest Beach
64 Kilometres
Bridlington
Car: not necessary

LOCATION

Talbot Court lies within a quiet medieval half timbered courtyard located within the heart of York city centre. It has a beautiful private communal garden area with outstanding views of York Minster, the Minster Choir School and of Holy Trinity Church. A truly unique location! Outside the beautiful fob controlled wrought iron entrance gate, you will find yourself right in the heart of the bustling pedestrian centre, with fabulous bars, restaurants, and a quality shopping experience on your doorstep.

THE APARTMENTS

Number 2 - Ground Floor apartment. Entry phone.

Number 4 - First Floor apartment with both lift and stair access. Entry phone.

CAR PARKING

A free secure parking space is available within a short walk from the property.

Both apartments feature:

KITCHEN

Comprehensively fitted with high specification appliances including washer dryer, dishwasher, cooker, microwave, granite worktops and extensive selection of crockery and utensils. Halogen lighting.

LOUNGE

Beautiful modern lounge / diner with high quality furnishing and outlook which give an outstanding uninterrupted views of the Minster, the Minster Song School and Holy Trinity Church.

KING SIZE DOUBLE BEDROOM

King Size bed, fitted wardrobe, high quality furniture and soft furnishings. Atmospheric floodlit view of Holy Trinity Church.

BATHROOM

Luxury limestone fully tiled floor with top quality fitments. Bath with power shower over. Heated towel rail.

GENERAL

Electric storage heating throughout.

All linen & towels included. All utility bills included. Free unlimited Wi-fi .

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