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York City Centre Apartment 1 of 2. County House.

from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5

47 reviews

from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Lounge on Mezzanine 1. Lovely view across the city in the evening, bathed in sunlight during the day

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Sandra Depledge Winner 2014 'Certificate of Excellence' Tripadvisor. This impressive period property is on the very doorstep of all that is interesting and exciting about York, you could not be better placed for a perfect city break. The area of Monkgate is a very upmarket residential area very close to York Minster and the city walls. Details of the exact address are available on request. The rooms are, spacious (much larger than they appear in the photographs) and light, and are furnished and equipped to a very high standard. There are two double bedrooms with double beds, one is en suit also an office/3rd bedroom with double bed, (used as an alternative to the mezzanine bedroom if preferred), a lounge,a family bathroom,a kitchen diner and a large hallway leading to the two mezzanines upstairs (one has the lounge and the other the second bedroom) both mezzanines are private from each other. This beautiful converted Victorian hospital has great character, it is also set back from the road and therefore there is no road or street noise, very quiet. The gated car park is at the front of the building and free. From the apartment window, which is second (top) floor you have a view across the city, we are so close to the main area of the town. I am sure you will not be disappointed with this fabulous apartment in this very central location.

The apartment is suitable for 2 or 4 people. Families,( who seem to love this upside down apartment), friends or romantic couples.

Unsuitable for Stags and Hens.

Also includes free Wi fi.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Scarborough 70 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds /Bradford : 50 km, Nearest railway: York 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Secure parking, Lift access, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

This is a lovely quiet flat on the second (top) floor of a four storey building. It has a view of York minster and the city centre. As you walk through the door you walk into a light and carpeted hallway, to your left is the new bathroom, straight ahead the downstairs bedroom, to your right a doorway to the kitchen and dining area and then the stairs leading in two directions, one to the mezzanine bedroom and the other to the mezzanine lounge. The apartment is very light as it has two long windows about ten foot long which bring light to both floors. The apartment is very cosy and warm and has all that you would need for your stay. I have lived there myself and have made it very comfortable. The second floor of this building is mainly occupied by business people for second homes or retirement. You will have no noise from the street or noisy neighbors.

Further details outdoors

Lock up bicycle shed.

Gated off street parking for one car.

Large supermarket close by.

Eight or nine stairs leading to main entrance.

Quiet location, set back from the roadside, no road or street noise, very quiet apartment block. The apartment is on the second floor, (top floor) access by lift or stairs, good views accross the city.

Please note, as with all lifts there are occasions when the lift is out of service. If you are infirmed or disabled please consider this when booking.

Further details

There is flexibility with the number of days.

Usual changeover day is Sat but again can be flexible if it fits in with other bookings.

A holding fee of £100 is needed to secure the booking. This can be paid by cheque, bank transfer or Pay Pal (please note there is an additional charge for Pay pal payments).

The balance plus a security fee of £100 (refunded within one week of departure is to be paid no later than three weeks before arrival.

All payments made are non refundable should find it necessary to cancel. I recommend that you take out holiday insurance in order to cover all eventualities.

Special arrangements for bookings close to the arrival date.

Estimated time of arrival needed for collection of keys, plus mobile contact number.

Earliest arrival time for collection of keys and parking is 11.15am but must be agreed before arrival. Earliest time to occupy the apartment is around 2pm, unless otherwise agreed.

Arrival after 6pm must be agreed at point of booking, there is an extra charge for arrival between 6pm - 9pm (latest arrival time) the cost is £15.

In the unlikely eventuality of arrival after 9pm there is a fee of £40, such arrivals are discretionary and must be agreed upon at time of booking.

Departure time is 10 am.

The Yorkshire region

York is always busy, one of the most popular tourist cities in England outside of London. The weather is cool in the autumn, coat needed from September onwards, hat and scarfe needed December to March, light outerwear end of March to end of May , T shirts with possible light mac or cardigan June to end of September.

A city steeped in History with the Romans, Saxons, and Vikings all leaving their architectural mark on the medieval city.

York is well placed for other important places of interest, including Yorkshire Countryside for walking, coastal towns and beaches of Bridlington, Whitby, ans Scarborough are only an hour away. Larger cosmopolitan cities such as Leeds just one hour away. Smaller country towns and spectacular villages all within 20 mins to 1 hour away. So much to see and do in Yorkshire. York train to London. 2 Hours. York to Edinburgh 3 Hours.

Central York

York is the capital city of Yorkshire. York is an all year round tourist resort with its many attractions such as, river walks/cruises, quaint gift/designer shops, cafes and international cuisine. There is a large cosmopolitan shopping area, including upmarket wine bars restaurants and pubs. There is a particularly special atmosphere during the weeks prior to Christmas, a perfect place for Christmas shopping and getting in the mood!

The City attractions include, the famous York Minster, Medieval Churches, Historic buildings, City walls and gate walks, Ghost walks, Theatre, Art galleries, Museums including National Railway Museum, Festivals, Street entertainers and a whole city immersed in history since AD 71.

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20 May 2015



This apartment is perfect and suits everyones needs. You couldn't ask for a better location with only a few minutes walk to City Centre. The apartment itself is stunning and there is also secure parking. I could not have asked to stay in a nicer place and I want to give a big thank you to Sandra who was amazing. She kept in contact before, throughout and after our stay and I will definitely be returning again. I would recommend anyone to stay at Apartment 1

5 May 2015



Excellent apartment ,good location, easy to find ,five minites walk to york minster, onsite parking and a sainsbury next door it really has got everything you need

22 Mar 2015


"Immaculate apartment"

I would highly recommend this apartment and its amenities. We stayed for a week with our niece and were very satisfied with its cleanliness. The kitchen is well equipped and all the rooms are tastefully decorated. The television in the kitchen is a nice touch and certainly much appreciated as we didn't eat out very much and preferred instead to return to the apartment most evenings. The living area on the mezzanine level was very nicely furnished and the seating areas very comfortable. We decided to stay in the bedroom on the mezzanine while my niece used the ground floor bedroom with the ensuite bathroom. We found this perfectly adequate and certainly there were no issues around privacy. There is of course the other double ground floor bedroom should you wish to use this as an alternative. However we loved the quirkiness of the layout and it certainly only added to the enjoyment of our stay. As previous reviewers have said, you are right next door to Sainsbury's and also within a few minutes walk of York city centre. We also found our own dedicated car parking space and secure car park a real plus point. I very rarely leave a review on trip advisor and we don't usually return to the same rental property again. However, I have made an exception on this occasion and loved our stay so much we have booked again.

27 Feb 2015


"Lovely apartment - utterly superb location."

We had a fantastic family holiday during half term. I never had to drive one as all amenities and attractions were within walking distance. The Dungeon and Ghost walk were our favourites and whilst the girls were at the Chocolate Story tour I had a few pints at The House of Trembling Madness. We love York and we love the apartment. Thanks Sandra.

29 Jan 2015


"Stunning apartment in a great location"

The apartment is beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for a good old catch up, including a central location, a well equipped kitchen, and a sweet mezzanine snug with easy chairs and a sofa. Sandra was helpful throughout the booking process and was on hand to show us around on arrival. York is a lovely city with great places to eat and drink and a good range of shops for a bit of retail therapy. All in all, the perfect choice for a girls' get together!

16 Dec 2014



Immaculate apartment, warm, bright, plenty of room for four people, yet cosy. Five minutes walk to York City Centre. Perfect for a long weekend break.

15 Dec 2014


"comfortable and homely"

A clean and well equipped apartment in a superb location within a short walk from all that York has to offer.

1 Nov 2014


"wonderful central appartment"

Like so many other reviewers, we found the apartment perfect - everything was walkable from it, including the huge Sainsbury's. Well equipped, warm, comfortable, beautifully decorated. Often when we stay in holiday lets we say 'well, we're not buying it, we’re just renting it for a week', but this one I would actually love to own! It was great to have double beds in all three rooms, and two bathrooms with loads of hot water. We had a great stay and will definitely go again.

20 Apr 2014


"Excellent accommodation in convenient location"

A very comfortable, clean, well equipped apartment, ideally situated for exploring York, in easy walking distance. Would definitely recommend.

20 Aug 2013


"Excellent apartment for all of York's attractions"

We stayed in this apartment for 2 weeks with our children aged 6 and 8 and we could not have hoped for better, more comfortable, or clean accommodation! We have two boys but there would have been no way they would have slept in the upstairs double bed together (early waking guaranteed!!) so Sandra very kindly made up a spare bed for us in the study-perfect! The mezzanine lay out is very quirky, and for us being able to hear when one of the boys woke up or moved out of his bed was good! However as others have said you do hear every little snore or movement in the upper bedroom from the lower bedroom! This is definitely not a criticism as it wasn't an issue for us, but handy to know if you're going with other couples! Plus you have the option of the study being made up! Having Sainsbury's literally 100 steps away was fantastic, no roads to cross or anything, just follow the path, plus absolutely no noise from it! We walked everywhere with the kids which was a huge bonus as no need to worry about parking in York, many a day was spent having picnic's in one of the many parks. We had fantastic weather for the full 2 weeks which definitely made our holiday even better. Can recommend Caesar's Italian just along from the apartment, very child friendly! All in all one of the best family holidays we've had and would not hesitate to stay in this apartment again, Sandra was most attentive from when we booked, to us leaving! Also recommend Creepy Crawlies/The Web play area for kids, we didn't see it advertised anywhere and just came across it, totally fabulous for kids and comfy loungers for exhausted parents!

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