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Stylish City Centre Apartment With Private Outside Patio And Car Parking



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
Apartment No 6 in Central York, Yorkshire, England - Ref:06 - Courtyard Location, Quiet, City Centre 5 Minutes Walk To York Minster, Cycle Hire Can Be Arranged

A luxury 2 bedroom apartment with outside seating and private patio. Quiet location, close to the ancient city walls. Good quality furnishings, original art-work, modern, light and airy. Free Wi-fi, Flatscreen freeview TV and DVD. CD/radio and I-pod dock. Secure cycle storage. Sleeps up to 4. 5 minutes walk to York Minster with good road and rail connections. Supermarket, bars and restaurants within a short stroll. It is in a quiet but central small group of apartments but we cannot accept children under 10. Our minimum booking is 3 nights, apart from peak weeks when we only take weekly bookings (apart from last minute bookings if we have a gap). Many returning guests, Award of Excellence from TripAdvisor. A family concern, we have won several accolades from the York Tourist Bureau, including Best Self Catering Twice and runner-up Twice.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Widowed with two children, well-travelled. Born in North Yorkshire and living locally, just outside York, for 38 years.

Teacher by profession but have experience of holiday properties for over 28 years.

Apartments have won the 'Best Self-Catering' in York twice, 2004 and 2013 and a runner up in 2006 and 2014

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Speaks English, Spanish, A basic knowledge of French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fabulous contemporary apartment, very relaxing and easy to settle into. May be coming back for another week next year.

Thank you so much for our wonderful stay! The apartment was AMAZING, you offered great advice too on our visit. Thank you a thousand times!

Utterly stunning apartment, very clean, convenient and we shall definitely be returning.

First class all round. Exquisite.
Sep 2011
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


First Class

  • 5 of 5

Just arrived home from an ideal week in York. Could not fault the apartment, so comfortable, clean, well equipped.

My husbands health is not so good, he needs a mobility scooter to get about, this apartment is perfect for his requirements, so near to the city, parking for the car, and comfort for us both to come back to after a day out.

Angela has thought of everything for her guests to enjoy their stay, and she has done it so well.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Diana, Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and everything was to your liking. I do try hard to exceed my guests' expectations and your kind comments do mean a lot. The feedback forms I leave are very important and I do go through them thoroughly, noting any areas I can improve upon. I do hope you will visit us again as returning guests are our best confirmation that we are getting it right!
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Stylish and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

An excellent apartment in a terrific location close to the Minster and several excellent pubs, restaurants and shops.

It is beautifully decorated and furnished with lots of individuality and style, including some very tasteful paintings. Kitchen is extremely well equipped and as one reviewer has already said a real "home from home". The beds and bedding are worthy of a five star hotel. Everything is spotlessly clean. having stayed in several hotels i. The city over many years, this surpasses all of them. Truly a five * establishment.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I do not ask people to leave reviews but when guests feel prompted to leave comments like this, I am obviously delighted. The comfort and happiness of my guests is paramount and makes the effort of making the apartment a welcoming, well-equipped and comfortable holiday base very worthwhile. Thank you.
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A home from a home

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this apartment to anyone traveling to york, walking distance to town centre,very clean ,and fully equipped, and good value for money. There were even fresh roses in the sitting room + chocolates and sherry ,and as we arrived late at night they even left scones, butter, tea,coffee,sugar and a jug of milk .all to show you attention to detail and they really take care of there customers. Would definitely book same place if i will be visiting York again

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much - our guests' comfort and enjoyment is very important to us. We hope you, like many others, will return and we will extend the same hospitality.
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From the Owner

A very central location, close to all of York’s amenities with on-site car parking (very precious in York). Owned the apartment above and when this ground-floor apartment came on the market bought that too. Extra special because of the private patio. All apartments have free wi-fi internet, i-pod docks, CD players/radios, digital flat-screen TVs in sitting room and main bedrooms.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Leeds Bradford at 40 Miles Nearest Ferry : Hull at 50 Miles Nearest Golf : Heworth at 750 Metres Nearest Train : York at 900 Metres Nearest Motorway : A1/M at 23 Miles Nearest Beach : Whitby at 30 Miles Car: not necessary

York has won awards for being a European 'cycle-friendly' city. There is secure cycle storage and cycle hire, with bikes being delivered and picked-up can be arranged. Sorry we cannot accept children under 10, management rules. Our minimum stay is 3 nights, short stay bookings run from Friday to Monday and Monday to Friday.


The beautiful North Yorkshire Moors with the Coast beyond is easily accessed by car from the apartments.


Car is not necessary as all the sights of the city are easily reached by foot.

York station is 20 minutes walk across town, the sight-seeing open-topped bus stops just outside the apartments.

Leeds/Bradford airport is nearest 45 minutes, but car-hire would be needed. Manchester airport is easiest to access by train.


City Centre.

10 miles to Castle Howard.

20 miles to the North Yorkshire Moors, 35 miles to the coast beyond, Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay.

20 miles to the Yorkshire Dales, further on to the Bronte Museum.

Further Details:

All the bars and restaurants are within a short stroll into the cobbled streets. There is a supermarket conveniently situated only 2 minutes walk from the apartment.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Autumn
16 Sep 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A holding payment of £100 is required at the time of booking, with the balance paid six weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Friday is the preferred changeover day. Out of peak season, 3 night weekends Friday to Monday and 4 night mid-week breaks Monday to Friday are possible. Arrival is 2 pm onwards but this is flexible if arriving from abroad or by train. Departure is 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for complete weeks.
Weekend and mid-week breaks are available, contact directly for prices
3 Night Weekends and 4 night mid-weeks Except Christmas, New Year, Easter and School Summer Holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

As already mentioned, a central location with car-parking. An area for sitting in - plants chosen for their screening as well as their fragrance. Beautifully lit at night and festive lights at Christmas. Two double bedrooms, one with singles which can be joined together to make a super-king making the apartment very adaptable for families or couples. Sainsbury's supermarket across the road, very convenient for self-catering. Location superb for city centre, everything accessible on foot but on a very convenient side of York for visiting nearby attractions. Access to main A64 without having to drive through city centre. York was voted Cycle-Friendly city of the year - we have an arrangement with a local cycle firm for delivering hire-bikes. Secure cycle-storage on site.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television

Location Type

  • city centre


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom with bath and shower over bath, basin and wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed and french doors onto patio. Larger bedroom with twin beds which can be joined to make a super king.


  • Golf ...


  • Notes on accommodation: Due to the peaceful nature and quiet location of this apartment we regret it is not suitable for children under 10, pets of any description and single-sex, hen/stag parties. Outside: A sunny, planted, private patio with access from the living room and double bedroom. Timed lighting which automatically comes on in the dark hours. Table and chairs in the warmer months, bench seating throughout the year. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Crisp white linen, duvets, white towels, etc are provided with beds made up. Thorough cleaning and linen and towel change is done weekly. Extra cleaning and linen change can be arranged upon request. Other: Bedrooms have good, top hotel quality beds.

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