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Waterside House - York - Sleeps 13 - Luxury

People13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
13
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
5
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House nr York, Yorkshire, England - Peaceful Location, Walks, Nature On Your Doorstep, York 20 Minutes Away

Our spacious, detached house boasts contemporary luxury and includes under-floor heating, log burner and an open fire. The ground floor comprises a large kitchen diner, three reception rooms, utility, boot room and wet-room. The first floor includes six bedrooms, two with en-suite, plus two additional bathrooms. All of our bedrooms boast Hypnos beds to go some way towards guaranteeing a good nights sleep. Outside we have a large patio area suitable for barbecues, extensive private grounds, and a wood fired hot-tub. The house can comfortably sleep up to 13 people, making it perfect for a group of friends or family gathering. The house benefits from stunning views across the Pocklington Canal and the Lower Derwent Nature Reserve beyond.


Owner
James Rhodes
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 February, 2017

About James Rhodes

I enjoy family time. When I travel I look for great destinations and great accommodation. I am a keen motorcyclist. And for my career I build staircases all over the world.

James Rhodes purchased this house in 2002

Why James Rhodes chose England

The wonderful views, close enough to local towns and villages but far enough away to be quiet and rural.

What makes this house unique

Walks, cycling, water activities, space, quietness.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Wonderful"

"Fabulous"

"Book you will not be disappointed"

"Beautiful House"

"Hot-tubbing surrounded by frost is a must.....DO IT"
Oct 2014
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

5

Amazing! Stunning! Must stay!

  • 5 of 5

3 day family gathering to celebrate husbands 60th birthday and retirement.

In an absolutely beautiful location, Peaceful and relaxing. The hot tub under the stars on a cold winters night was a treat.

All the rooms were of exceptional standard, and immaculately clean.

Lovely and warm in all rooms, with log fires to add to the ambience. Nothing better than to enjoy a drink by firelight.

James obviously goes over and above what is expected to ensure guests have everything they could wish for - from the welcome hamper to ice cubes on tap from the freezer - a bit hit with the boys.

Canoes, life jackets, fishing gear, bicycles, grand piano, DVD library, sky tv - something for all weathers.

I simply cannot recommend this property enough. Perfect for all occasions.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I am really pleased to hear that you had such a great weekend. Best regards and hope to see you again. James.
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5

Wonderful house and setting

  • 5 of 5

We held a family get together at Waterside House recently. The house was gorgeous, beautifully furnished and with lovely surroundings. It was also very clean and well equipped. The hot tub, canoes and rope swing were a great success. We had a delicious dinner at the St. Vincent Arms nearby and found plenty to do locally:- walking the city walls, the York Maze and aircraft museum were all good fun. Can't thank James enough.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Super house, location and hospitality!

  • 5 of 5

just returned from a three night stay with 12 friends to celebrate my 50th birthday. The house itself is a dream, everything is done to a very high standard, and the facilities are great. The owner James goes out of his way to ensure everything is 'just so' for all the guests. Zheng made sure the hot tub was lit and well stocked, I can't praise him highly enough. We will definitely be back as the location is so relaxing, and beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Thank you for reviewing your stay at my house. It's great to hear that we helped make your birthday celebration extra special and that you plan to return. Best wishes James.
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

On arrival it was clear that the photos did not do Waterside House justice. It is a stunning property, configured excellently for family groups or, like ours, a group of friends. The hot tub is different from the usual chemical filled ones and was fab. The setting is peaceful and ideal for the noisier members of any party.

We have re-booked for next year - need I say more!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The most stunning house I have ever stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Waterside House for my friend's hen do this past weekend and I cannot rate the house highly enough. The pictures for this property do not do justice as to how beautiful and luxurious this house was-we couldn't believe our luck when we walked through the front door! Everything is finished to such a high standard and the facilities go beyond what I would expect of a holiday home, from the underfloor heating to the dvd library. The wood fired hot tub was bliss and to be able to relax in such beautiful surroundings was amazing. We went as a party of 11 and not once did it feel crowded, with plenty of space and seating to be comfortable at all times. The owner James was lovely, from the beautiful welcome basket of goodies that greeted us to the constant care over the hot tub, making sure it was ready for us to use each evening. I honestly cannot recommend this beautiful home highly enough and the only downside for me is that the weekend is over! I certainly hope to return one day!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Christmas 2015

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to James for letting us stay at his beautiful house. We had a fabulous Christmas week at Waterside house. Plenty of space for the 13 of us for part of the stay. The Christmas decorations & the welcome basket was a lovely touch and the Game pie you left us was a hit. Thanks again hope to visit again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Andrea, Thank you. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Christmas stay with us. And I will certainly pass on your compliments to the chef! Best regards and hope to see you again James.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
spring half term
17 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,320
for 3 nights
From
£440
£1,760
 
 
spring
24 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,320
for 3 nights
From
£440
£1,760
 
 
Easter 17
7 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,551
for 3 nights
From
£517
£2,156
 
 
Late spring
28 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,452
for 3 nights
From
£484
£1,936
 
 
Whit half term
26 May 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,551
for 3 nights
From
£517
£2,156
 
 
Early summer
9 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,452
for 3 nights
From
£484
£1,936
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,266
for 7 nights
£2,266
 
 
Early Autumn
8 Sep 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,452
for 3 nights
From
£484
£1,936
 
 
Autumn h/t
27 Oct 2017 - 9 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,551
for 3 nights
From
£517
£2,156
 
 
Autumn
10 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,320
for 3 nights
From
£440
£1,760
 
 
Winter
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,256
for 7 nights
£3,256
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,060
for 7 nights
£2,060
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
*PLEASE TELEPHONE ME BEFORE MAKING ANY PAYMENTS*
30% deposit upon booking.
Balance 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Refundable security bond of £500 payable anytime prior to arrival.


Changeover Day:
Changeover on Friday
Checkout by 10 am
House will be ready for you by 4 pm

Notes on prices:
3 NIGHT BREAKS AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR RATES

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wheldrake, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1, En-suite to bedroom 1 and bedroom 2 on this wing. Bathroom 2, House Bathroom, ideal for Bedrooms 3 & 4. Bathroom 3, En-suite for bedroom 5. Bathroom 4, En-suite for Master bedroom 6. Bathroom 5, ground floor wet room for all.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 13, 6 bedrooms with versatile bed layout. Notes on bedrooms: All Hypnos Beds Bedroom 1 Kingsize bed, room has walkout balcony. Bedroom 2 Double/twin bed. Bedroom 3 Double/twin bed. Bedroom 4 Bunk beds. Bedroom 5 Double with optional extra bed. Bedroom 6 Kingsize bed with fabulous Ings views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
Outside: Outside we have a beautiful patio area with seating for 12. We have a BBQ, wood fired hot tub (bathing under the sky), orchard, grounds for events (by arrangement, possible extra charge) etc. All for your private use during your stay. We have the Pocklington canal running through the grounds and provide fishing equipment and canoes should you wish try either. Utility Room: Washer/dryer. Belfast sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bed linen included and clean on changeover. Other: Our kitchen/breakfast room has fabulous views over the canal and nature reserve, as does our large lounge.

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