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York city centre apartment, North Yorkshire, England

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment, York City Centre, England - Modern apartment in a peaceful area within the city walls. Two bedrooms. Secure parking. Free Wifi

A modern, newly-decorated, holiday home, situated within York’s city walls.

The apartment is on the first floor of a three-storey block of six flats in total, sharing a secure car park.

A coded gateway, located under the archway entrance, ensures security for the small complex.

Set within a small, neatly maintained and peaceful, communal garden, the apartment comprises an entrance hall, sitting room, breakfast kitchen, twin bedroom, master bedroom and bathroom.

In the sitting room are two large leather sofas, one of which converts into a comfortable double bed, a flat widescreen television with digital channels and a Blu-Ray DVD player. A selection of DVDs, games and many books about York - its history and attractions - are all provided, as is broadband internet access.

The fully-fitted kitchen contains everything you need to feel at home including a dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine, microwave, cafetiere and

toaster.

There are electric heaters in each room and an electric immersion tank for hot water.

All York’s museums (Railway, Castle, Yorkshire and Chocolate - York’s Sweet History) are but a short stroll away, as are two cinemas, both theatres and the Barbican concert venue. York Racecourse is also within walking distance.

For motorists, Queens Court provides a secure, allocated parking space. It is equally convenient for the railway station and Park & Ride bus stops.

More Details

Owner
Debbie Calgie
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in York in England

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • river
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has an over-the-bath shower, mirrored wall cabinet and a heated towel rail / radiator.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom comprises a king-size bed, bespoke fitted gloss furniture, wall-mounted TV with Freeview and clock radio. The second bedroom contains twin beds, a shared bedside table with lamp and single wardrobe. Both bedrooms overlook the garden.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Please note that this is a non-smoking apartment. Not ideal for children under school age (ask owner). No pets. Outside: The apartment is set within a small, neatly maintained and peaceful, communal garden that includes a small lawn area perfect for barbecues or picnics, a small table and chairs. There is also an allocated parking bay and a secure bicycle storage area. The outside area is accessed only via coded double gates underneath an archway. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Good quality towels, modern bedding and an end of rental clean are all included in the price. A mid-term clean and linen change can be requested for stays of more than one week, at an additional cost. This is compulsory for stays of more than a fortnight. Other: A welcoming hallway, with bespoke design wood effect flooring, houses coat hooks, shoe storage and a secure telephone door entry system.

Reviews

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York city centre apartment, North Yorkshire, England
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5

Lovely city centre apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Great communication with the owner & as a family of 4 with two young boys this apartment was perfect for us. We parked the car & didn't use it again for the rest of our 4 day break. The apartment is ideally located for York town centre, a short stroll across one of the bridges & you are in the lovely town centre. The apartment is superbly well equipped & the boys appreciated the 'smart' tv! It is comfortable & very quiet considering it is such a short distance from the centre of York.

We have booked this apartment again for a pre Christmas break & the boys are delighted to return!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We bought the apartment to use as a family so we know that it works for guests with children! The Smart TV is a recent addition and my teenagers are not impressed that it's better than our TV at home! Not that you need to watch much TV in York - there is so much to do for all ages - but because everything is within a few minutes walk, it's possible to keep popping back for a spell of relaxation before going out to explore some more!
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5

Terrific location for exploring York.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great spot for walking tours of York. We came by train and never wanted a car. It is about a ten minute walk from the train station. This is a perfect spot for a couple. We were four adults and it was fine, but a bit snug. The second bedroom is small. However, we were hardly ever in the apartment because there is so much to see. Almost everything is within a ten minute walk.

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very clean rooms, tidy very central perfect location, will definitely go back

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is lovely, Debbie the owner is very accommodating and gave very good service also clear instructions how to get there.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in York and loved the apartment. In a quieter area of town but still with shops, bars and restaurants nearby and within easy walking distance to Minster, Shambles, etc. Good communication with the owner and lots of valuable information. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review. We deliberately sought an apartment that was within easy walking distance of all attractions and amenities so I am pleased that you appreciated that. I look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Excellent location. Good facilities. Bring ear plugs

  • 4 of 5

Great location, a short walk from all York’s attractions and free, secure car parking too.

Beds v comfortable, kitchen v well equipped and nice lounge area with freeview tv and plenty of wet weather books / DVD’s etc if required (we didn’t need them - too much to do in the city in the wet or dry).

The walls are very thin and you do hear the door bell ringing even when not for this flat and people coming in etc. Generally v quiet but this was Easter weekend and so there was a lot of noise when neighbours came back late at night on Friday / Saturday (but only for a short period - quickly quietened down again).

Would we stay again? Absolutely

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you experienced some disturbance during your stay. As you can see from many other reviews, our guests usually comment on the peace and quiet so I think you were very unfortunate! I am pleased though that it hasn't put you off considering another visit. I look forward to welcoming you back.
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5

Excellent apartment in brilliant location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect apartment for a family of four. Very close to tourist sites and amenities. Very helpful and informative communication before we arrived. Warm, welcoming, secure and clean. We'll be sure to book again for future visits to York.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that the apartment suited your needs. I look forward to welcoming you back sometime! Debbie
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Location

Coast/Beach:

Scarborough 41 miles by car; also accessible by direct train

Whitby 50 miles

Travel:

York is less than an hour away from Leeds Bradford airport and not much further from Teesside and Doncaster (Robin Hood) airports.

York is on the main East coast rail line and the railway station is only a few minutes walk from the apartment.

Travelling by car, York is easily accessible from the A1, north or south, with the apartment being just ten minutes drive away from the ring road. Once there, you will have little need for a car as the whole city is easily accessible by foot.

Distances:

There is so much to see and do in York that you will easily occupy a whole week's stay without leaving the city.

If you crave even more history, the stately homes of Harewood House and Castle Howard are 25 miles and 15 respectively.

Should you wish to explore further afield, the North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, and the beautiful Yorkshire coast can all be reached by car in an hour.

Further Details:

All the main supermarkets have high street outlets within 3 minutes' walk of the apartment.

You are spoilt for choice if you want to eat out, with cafes, restaurants and pubs every few yards making the city centre as lively by night as it is by day.

History lovers will love rambling around York's historic streets such as the Shambles and Stonegate, and delight in visits to the Castle Museum and the Yorkshire Museum as well as the Minster.

Arts lovers can fill their time with visits to York Theatre Royal, the Grand Opera House, the Barbican concert hall and York City art gallery, as well as the two city centre cinemas.

Fancy a break from the hustle and bustle of the historic and shopping areas? Then walk or take a cruise along the River Ouse or visit one of the city's two main parks - the 20-acres of Rowntree Park and the ten-acre botanical Museum gardens - both but a short stroll away from the apartment.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in York, Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer Off Peak
2 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£725
 
 
Summer
14 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£740
 
 
Autumn Off Peak
3 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£715
 
 
Half term
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£440
for 4 nights
From
£110
£725
 
 
Winter Off Peak
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£695
 
 
Festive
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
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£115
£740
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£110
for 1 night
From
£110
£695
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
25% deposit payable upon booking.
Balance to be paid six weeks prior to arrival (or, if reservation date is less than 6 weeks away, full amount to be paid at time of booking)
Payment by bank transfer is preferable; cheques and Paypal also accepted.
A £100 security deposit against damage is required. This will be refunded one week after departure, in full if no damage occurs.
To avoid the website's newly-introduced, extortionate service charge, once you decide to proceed with a booking, text your email address to 0777 333 4269 so that we can liaise directly (as the premise of the site was originally). Unfortunately any email addresses posted on the site are blanked out so that the other party can't see them.

Changeover Day:
Pref Friday or Saturday but may be flexible
Arrival time - after 3pm: departure by 10am
Minimum three night bookings.
City breaks available outside of school holidays - Mid-Week [4 nights Monday-Friday]or Weekends [3 nights Friday-Monday]

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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