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York Riverside Apartment, just 5 min walk to City Centre has car park & wi-fi

Overview

Property

Updated: 20-Jul-2016
Apartment in York, Yorkshire, England - Castle Mills View, Apartment, 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2

This riverside apartment is located in a quiet modern development in the Heart of the City, just a stonesthrow from the Castle Museum and Cliffords Tower. Furnished and equipped to a high standard this is a perfect location to enjoy this magnificently historic city on foot any time throughout the year. Ideally positioned at the confluence of the Rivers Foss and Ouse, this second floor apartment is not overlooked by any other properties so guests can enjoy complete privacy, peace and relaxation during their stay. The lounge features inward opening French windows offering an uninterrupted view of the river Foss and City beyond. An ideal setting for guests to read a good book or enjoy a glass of wine whilst listening to the peaceful sound of cascading water from the nearby wier, or to simply sit, relax and watch the sun go down over the city. Overlooking the 18th century Foss Navigation Corporations' Locks and within the sound of its water overflows this is a soothingly peaceful setting. From ancient times the Chinese have long since believed that it is good 'Fung Sui' to dwell by running water. The apartment features a fully fitted and equipped kitchen, bathroom/shower W/C & Breakfast Bar dining. Gas central heating for the cooler months and a colonial style ceiling fan to keep the air cool in the summer months. A well lit, permit parking space for one car adjacent to the apartment is included. Relaunched to the market after redecoration/refurnishing, the apartment has been listed with popular catalogue based Holiday Letting agency for over 15 years with many of our guests returning on a regular basis. Rooms: Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen, Bedroom & Walk in Wardrobe (1), Bathrooms (1), WCs (1) Flat screen TV w Terrestrial & Freeview channels, CD player, DVD player. Telephone: A fixed land-line for incoming calls. General: Gas Central heating throughout, Living room has a Ceiling Fan. Parking: Allocated parking space adjacent to building. Permit for one car provided on arrival.

Access to the apartment is by four short flights of stairs so not recommended for the aged or infirm. Full weekly Saturday to Saturday lets only

Please enquire with the owners for full details. Usual check-in is after 4 pm; check-out by 10 am. on changeover day.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

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Guy Fawkes Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this apartment for the 1st week in November. The owner could not have been more helpful with the information regarding both the flat & the area. Everything was just as he described & on bonfire night the houseboat opposite held a firework display on the green shown in the picture. We were able to stand at the juliet balcony & watch a fantastic private display. We had a brilliant week at this apartment & the City of York & I would recommend it to anyone wanting a clean, comfortable & realistically priced property.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

The City of York lies at the very heart of Yorkshire once England’s largest county with the most geographically diverse landscape in all of England. From wild windswept crags and moors, high coastal chalk cliff tops to long sandy beaches, beautifully wooded dales and National Forests & Parks.

The stately home of Castle Howard is just north of York, often described as one of the grandest private residences in Britain, still home to the family of Catherine Howard, the second of Henry Vlll's wives. As well as being open to the public most times of the year, holds its own classical music festivals in its magnificent grounds.

A little further away, 45 miles to the east of York, an hour by car, are the seaside towns of Scarborough, Bridlington or if a quieter old world charm is preferred, to the north east across the North Yorkshire Moors lay the wonderfully peaceful coastal fishing villages of Runswick Bay, Staithes and Robin Hoods Bay neatly nestled beneath high towering cliffs.

Travel:

Airport: Leeds Bradford 45 km

Ferry Hull: 50 km

Train station: York 4 km

Further Details:

Along the same section of coast is the old whaling town of Whitby, home of Captain Cook and where two of his ships the Endeavour and Resolution were built. Whitby sits on the estuary of the river Esk and is dominated by the cliff top remains of its 7th century Abbey and nearby St Mary's Church and seafarers’ graveyard dating back to the 1100's. Walking around these gravestones beneath the Gothic ruin it’s not surprising that this is where the story of Dracula begins and was originally penned.

Approximately 25 miles to the west of York are the market towns of Harrogate and Skipton gateway to the Yorkshire Dales and Bronte country. Skipton lies at the centre of the19th century industrial revolutions navigation canal system, where visitors can take a river trip on some of the well preserved and beautifully painted canal boats.

There are also steam railways, heritage trails and even deep underground limestone cave systems to visit. For the literary minded, visit Howarth, 800 ft up in the Pennines where the Parsonage home of Emily and Charlotte Bronte is located and is open to the public most times of the year.

Yorkshire possesses a multitude of picturesque towns and villages, medieval castles, battlefields as well as grand stately homes to visit and the City of York is and excellent city to choose as a base to explore this very diverse county.

Evening attractions; dine at one of the many fine restaurants’ close by. All within easy walking distance and all offer a diverse array of cuisine from exotic Asian or Arabic to Italian or Mexican, or enjoy a quiet sundowner or traditional fare at one of the riverside Bistro's or ‘Ye Olde English’ riverside pubs. For night owls there are spooky Ghost walks or visit the Theatre, or see whats on at the Opera House and of course there are Nightclubs too.

Events / festivals; The York Mystery plays - held every four years in the ruins of St Mary's Abbey; The Viking Festival, Ebor Race Week and much more.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter Season
26 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£370
for 7 nights
£370
 
 
Christmas Week
17 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£510
for 7 nights
£510
 
 
Year End 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
We do not charge a booking fee but do require a 20% non-refundable deposit at the time of enquiry to secure the requested booking dates. The balance is due 6 weeks before you begin your holiday.

- For bookings arriving within 6 weeks of enquiry, payment must be made in full.

We can accept payments by Sterling cheque, bank transfer in GBP or Euros or by secure online payment with credit card via PayPal. A 4% surcharge to cover Pay Pal transaction fees will be added.

Changeover Day:
Saturday

Notes on prices:
These prices exclude fees and can vary depending on when you stay and how long for. Prices are also subject to change at the advertiser’s discretion.

We will also ask guests to include a £100 security deposit with the final balance prior to the start of the holiday.
This is refunded by post after departure & inspection that the apartment is left as was found.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

General

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

Kitchen

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Entertainment

  • Television

Location Type

  • city centre
  • town

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom/shower W/C

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Double bed

Notes:

  • Utility Room: Washing machine Iron Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen provided, Towels provided Other: Internet access, Central heating

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