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Detached Bungalow central Beverley great location for Hull City of Culture 2017

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Updated: 18-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Bungalow in Beverley, Yorkshire, England - Sunny Enclosed Garden With Off-road Parking

Unlike other properties, our bungalow "Minster Chimes" is genuinely located close to the centre of the historic market town of Beverley. It is only 5 minutes’ walk to numerous shops, restaurants and public houses. There are good rail and bus links to Hull (City of Culture 2017), York and the Yorkshire coast. No car required!

Sleeps 4 in two double bedrooms with plenty of storage space. The sunny and spacious kitchen diner faces south with an enclosed pleasant garden area and patio with garden furniture. There is a cosy lounge with a gas fire and a spacious bathroom with bath and walk-in shower. Facilities include flat screen TV and DVD, free WiFi, microwave oven, washing machine. A sofa bed in the dining area allows more flexibility in sleeping arrangements.

Free off road parking is available at the front of the property.

Recently Minster Chimes was the temporary home to visitors working on the new Flemingate shopping centre and we received this feedback:

"Hi Julia,

If I could say that Morton Lane accommodation in Beverley was really comfortable and it was a pleasure after a long days work knowing that I was going back to something that was home from home and could unwind very easy. The facilities within the home was second to none and all I had to supply was the food. Everything from clean linen, books to read and TV to watch were all at hand. Lastly the location of the bungalow was very handy as we didn't have our own transport so it was 15minutes walking to and from our workplace, 10minutes walking to the train station and a large Tesco was right across the street. Beverley town centre was also only approximately about minutes away.

I would like to thank Graham and yourself for the comfort of your own home, best of wishes and would look forward to returning one day if we ever get another project in the lovely town of Beverley. Adrian"

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About the Owner

Julia Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2017

About Julia Smith

My husband and I have lived in historic Beverley for over 20 years and we have loved every moment of it. From the rear of the bungalow you will be able to spot the roof of Beverley Minster and it is possible to enjoy the unusual melodic chimes every 15 minutes. I really enjoy wandering around the markets and popping into the small specialist shops. There are numerous superb eating and drinking venues within easy walking distance of Minster Chimes and it is an excellent base to visit the beautiful countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds. We hope you will come and visit and discover Beverley’s hidden gems and share our enjoyment.

16 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)


A repeat visit

  • 5 of 5

Very convenient for Beverley and with parking. Extremely well equipped. Will certainly book again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Warm, comfortable, welcoming and clean.

  • 5 of 5

It really is well situated for easy access to the town centre and railway station.

Parking in front was fine, thanks for the tip about the parking wardens.

The kitchen equipment is fine, though we didn't find any serving spoons, but not a major problem.

Overall a good choice and we would go back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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central Beverley location

  • 5 of 5

Had an excellent stay over Christmas. description is accurate with very well equipped kitchen, lovely warm rooms, comfortable beds, everything we needed. Appreciated the Christmas tree and flowers. Would certainly recommend and stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely delightful place to be!

  • 5 of 5

We've had a couple of days in this cottage. A really lovely, warm, cosy and comfortable home from home. Ammaculate and beautifully decorated. Beds were like sleeping on clouds. Kitchen was well equiped. Kids were so happy that they wanted to stay more. Every thing was up to the mark just a little problem with toilet as other reviewers said it was really under power. Thank you to the owner for welcome pack, a little extra for the guests. We will definitely come back to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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extremely clean and homely

  • 4 of 5

This property had a very homely feel to it and was very clean and well stocked. Added bonus was fresh flowers, a nice touch and tea/biscuits on arrival. Excellent location and parking space for 2 cars outside off street. Customer service from point of contact to end of stay was first class. As this was a family occasion the house suited us down to the ground as within easy walking distance, making the most of our weekend in Beverley. The house is aptly named as we could hear could hear the Minster Chimes, an added bonus

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovly restfll bungalow

  • 4 of 5

This bungalow is a little gem.Tesco on the doorstep and local shops 5minutes walk. Bus station 5 minutes away.If only it had adishwasher it would get 5 stars.Thegarden I a veritable suntrap. Beverley is alovely town with nice shopsand restaurants.We recommend Grants bistro.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay in Minster Chimes. Thanks for your recommendation, but there are numerous cafes, restaurants and other eating places to explore and discover, too many to mention individually! It all adds to the whole experience of staying in Beverley!
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Activity and Interests


Beverley is just 25 minutes from the East Yorkshire coast with its extensive golden sands. Bridlington is 35 minutes drive and offers two stunning beaches, with a picturesque, bustling harbour in the middle. The harbour is a hive of activity with fishing boats bringing in the day's catch, pleasure cruises along the heritage coast, speedboat rides across the bay and North Sea fishing expeditions on offer.


Humberside is the closest commercial airport, 25 miles away.

From the west, the M62 brings you to the Humber Bridge, from the south the A15 brings you to the Humber Bridge (toll bridge). From there it is a 20 minute road journey to Beverley.

From the north the A1 links to the M62.

The North Sea Ferries port in Hull provides links with Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.

A car is not essential as the bungalow is within a 10 minute walk of bus and rail stations.


Beverley to Hull 12 miles

Beverley to York 31 miles

Beverley to the coast (Hornsea) 25 minutes

Beverley to Scarborough 34 miles

Beverley to North York Moors National Park 37 miles. Pickering and the North York Moors steam railway provide a super day out. Flamingo Land theme park is just an hour away.

Further Details:

Beverley is an historic market town with a twice weekly market. It is home to two medieval churches, the magnificent Beverley Minster and the beautiful St Mary’s church. There is an excellent range of independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants as well as the larger supermarkets.

Restaurants within walking distance in Beverley include English, Italian, Indian, Thai, Japanese and of course fish and chips. The Michelin star restaurant “The Pipe and Glass” is just 20 minutes drive away. There are several small coffee houses and tea rooms. A well-known local public house, Nellies (properly known as the White Horse) is still lit by gas light.

Beverley holds several special events including the famous Beverley races (25 minutes walk), Early Music Festival, Folk Festival, Comedy Festival and Puppet Festival. There is a food festival, a Georgian festival and a Victorian weekend with the Christmas Market.

The East Riding Theatre is newly opened and there are numerous concerts and recitals held in the Minster, St Mary’s church and Toll Gavel church.

Beverley is close to a range of natural features and activities. For example: birdwatching at Bempton cliffs and Flamborough Head, beaches at Hornsea, Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough. Golf courses on Beverley Westwood, Driffield, and Hessle. Walking along part of the Wolds Way, cycling, swimming at Beverley Leisure centre. Visit the exhibitions and artefacts in the Treasure House and art gallery in Beverley. All museums in Hull have free admission, for example the Wilberforce House, the Town Docks museum, Transport Museum and the Ferens Art Gallery. The Deep is one of the UK's most spectacular aquariums, with over 3500 fish, stunning marine life and plenty of activities for all the family. Stately homes worth visiting include Burton Agnes, Burton Constable, Sledmere House and the recently refurbished Sewerby Hall which also has a small zoo.

Prices and Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

There is a standard minimum booking charge of £150 for 2 nights, and additional nights will be charged at £75 per night. These rates operate throughout the year apart from Christmas and New Year.i
Booking Notes:
Booking this property can be by email or telephone. Once you have made a reservation, fill in and return a booking form with either the 20% deposit or full payment (for holidays taken within 8 weeks of booking). Confirmation of your booking will be sent on receipt of your deposit. Payment can be made online or by cheque, further details will be found on the booking form provided.

Changeover Day:
The preferred changeover day is Saturday but this can be flexible for short breaks. The property is available from 1500hrs and should be vacated by 1000hrs to allow sufficient preparation for the next visitors.

Notes on prices:
Please contact us to discuss the prices for short breaks, which may be available throughout the year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 18-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • bungalow


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • town


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Spacious bathroom with separate walk in shower enclosure
  • The spacious bathroom has a bath, wc, wash hand basin and separate shower cubicle. There is a heated towel rail.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Each bedroom has a comfortable double bed with ample storage and hanging space.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: There is off-road parking at the front of the property suitable for one, possibly 2 small cars. The property is centrally heated and is non-smoking. We regret that no pets are allowed. Outside: The enclosed, south facing garden has a patio set. When the weather is kind it is a real sun trap. There are colourful flowering shrubs and perennials in the surrounding borders. Utility Room: The utility room is home to the fridge freezer and washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen, towels and a hair-dryer are provided. The property is thoroughly cleaned after each rental.

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