A 5 minute walk from Dukes Lodge along a parade of shops and restaurants, takes you to York Theatre and Arts Museum, or the famous Minster. York has immense historic and cultural value as the old Roman capital of England and is a wonderfully vibrant shopping centre; boasting of over 30 visitor and Museum attractions, excellent cafe bars, restaurants and pubs. An excellent base from which to explore some of the most critically acclaimed landscapes in the north of England (No. 1 in the Observer magazine's top favourite cities poll-2008).
This is any holiday makers dream- to explore the wonderful city of York from a peaceful location. Duke's Lodge has just been tastefully and uniquely refurbished to reflect the bygone era of Georgian times, yet with all the mod cons and comforts of contemporary living. The studio has been painstakingly decorated with individual charm. The studio sleeps 2 adults, with 1 four poster bed, kitchen, and diner and en suite bath with integral shower . It is finished within the highest standards of self catering luxury, with co-ordinating furniture, luxurious furnishings and sumptuous drapes and decor. A welcome arrival and complimentary pack always awaits you in your room, along with plush towels, toiletries and cosy robes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Filey 80 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford 60 km, Nearest railway: York 3 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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Indulge yourself in a little luxury for a romantic getaway, with a profusion of personal touches which make it the perfect place to relax and unwind. Some DVDs, games, magazines and books are provided. Complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, biscuits and fresh milk are provided so you can have a cuppa after your long journey! Pepper, salt, oil, washing up liquid, hand soap, a new dishcloth & scourer, tea towel and a few dish washer tablets are also provided. Bathroom scales are also on site for weighing suitcases or the after effect of a trip to Betty's Tearooms!
Duvets, Linen and Towels are provided free of charge. The house and linen etc is thoroughly cleaned for each changeover.
One step leads up to the house at the front.Suitable for elderly if they can manage stairs.
Strictly no smoking or pets.
Refundable breakages deposit of £200 required with final balance, to be refunded (subject to satisfactory property inspection).
York is a beautiful city in its own right, yet, is also a fantastic location to access the Yorkshire Coast, the Dales and cities for shopping e.g. Leeds and Harrogate. There are a wealth of fabulous beauty spots and places of interest both within York and within a short drive.
Local places of interest are Castle Howard, Beningborough Hall and Harewood House - fine stately homes. Pickering with its steam railway, historic Knaresborough with Mother Shipton's Cave, Helmsley, a quaint town with its own castle and 2 grand abbeys close by.
The Yorkshire Coast is approximately 1hr away with Whitby, Scarborough, Robin Hoods Bay, Flamborough Head, Filey and Bridlington as places with natural beauty, history and wild life. Lightwater Valley and Flamingoland are two popular theme parks approx 1hr away by car or bus.
York is an all year round place to visit. It is a haven of tourist attractions suitable for adults and children alike many of which are under cover making it an ideal family holiday what ever the British weather throws at us! York is known as a 'City of Festivals', the list is endless (google 'York Festivals' for more details). Examples include festivals for Food and Drink, Science, Vikings, Dance, Ebor (racing) and various Christmas festivals.
Attractions include : The Minster, numerous Museums (including The National Railway Museum and Castle Museums), Jorvik Centre, York Dungeon, York Ghost Tours, Horse and Cart Rides, Tour Buses and the historic city walls.
If you like shopping then York has a varied selection of designer shops and boutiques. Regular themed markets are held in the square and then at night York comes into it's own with more tourist events, bars, night clubs and eating places to suit every style and pocket.