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Very spacious, contemporary living area.

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

York is consistently voted one of the best places to visit in the UK. Staying in this newly fitted (2014) luxury city centre apartment allows you the opportunity to experience everything the city has to offer – on your doorstep. Only yards from the famous Minster and Bar Walls, the apartment is situated in a street full of cafes and restaurants, delis and independent, quirky shops.

The spacious living room, with solid wood floor, has a very comfortable leather sofa plus two easy chairs which convert to single beds if needed so that the apartment in total could accommodate 4 people. Whilst there is full central heating, a wall mounted electric fire offers a pleasant focal point. There is a new flat-screen TV and free wifi which extends to the whole property.

The kitchen leads from the living room and is fully equipped with a high-quality ceramic hob and electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, washer drier, fridge, toaster and kettle. It also contains a dining table and four chairs.

The carpeted bedroom has a hotel quality super-king size bed which can be offered as two full size singles if required. The bedding is Egyptian cotton. There is plenty of drawer and wardrobe space and a second flat-screen TV with dvd is also provided along with a hairdryer.

The shower room is fully tiled with a walk in shower, toilet, basin and a heated towel rail. Plenty of large, fluffy white towels are included in the rental and there is space to store your toiletries.

There is a garage for a medium sized car.

To welcome you to York, we provide a bottle of wine, a loaf of bread, tea, coffee, sugar and milk.

York has a compact pedestrianised centre ideal for exploring on foot. The apartment is within very easy walking distance of the rail station and all central attractions.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Scarborough
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds-Bradford, Manchester, Hull, Doncaster (Robin, Nearest railway: York Rail Station
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Secure parking

Northern England region

York is a beautiful ancient city yet within easy driving distance of several national parks and the coast.


North Yorkshire has several national parks and a beautiful coastline.

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25 Aug 2014


"felt more like a real home than a rented place"

We spent two delightful weeks at Gillygate Central . Our access to the premises, both the house and the garage, thanks to the clear instructions provided, went without a glitch. The car (445 cm. long)… More

Thank you so much for your very generous comments. Nothing would please us more than to welcome you again!

7 Aug 2014


"Excellent location, lovely flat"

We really enjoyed our stay in Gillygate. Its very central and handy for lots of the great things to do in York - Jorvik, Castle etc etc. The flat is nice and clean, well fitted out and fine for our f… More

Thanks for taking time to do a review. Yes, for four people it is cosy but you seemed to have a great stay which is what we hope for.

4 Aug 2014


"Great Location, Excellent Hosts"

The flat is lovely and has a great location in the middle of historic York. The flat has great facilities and a massive clock!Lynne and Mike are fantastic hosts and were on hand to give helpful advic… More

Ha ha! Yes the clock is huge but fits on the wall well we think. Thanks for your review - you would be welcome back any time you are in York.

30 Jul 2014


"Great location and well equipped flat"

We had a lovely time in Gillygate. The location couldn't be better. It is a fully well equipped, clean and comfortable renovated flat . Good quality linen!
Charming and friendly owner!! We will come back !!

Thank you for your review. You will be back? Delighted!

25 Jul 2014


"Fantastic apartment"

This is a superb newly renovated apartment with quality fixtures and fittings. It is very comfortably furnished, very clean, well lit and, with it being a basement apartment, it is refreshingly cool… More

Thank you for your positive review and I am delighted you liked the place such a lot. You called it basement - we call it lower ground - but we are not going to fall out about that!! You would be very welcome back any time.

20 Jul 2014


"Excellent, modern and clean accommodation"

Lynne, the owner of the property located on the lower level of a Victorian house was there to meet and greet us when we arrived. Lynne made sure we knew where everything was in the apartment. The apar… More

I don't manage to meet all our guests but I do leave a bottle of fizz for everyone! You seemed to have a great time in York which is what we want. Thank you for your review.

18 Jul 2014


"Fantastic apartment, absolutely faultless"

We had a great stay in this recently renovated, spacious apartment. With a full-size kitchen and nearby supermarket it's nice to have the option of dining in after a busy day sightseeing in York.… More

Thanks for your enthusiastic response. We really tried to "get it right" and comments like yours, from great guests, make it all worthwhile.

15 Jun 2014


"Perfect apartment with perfect host"

We were smitten the minute we entered the apartment. It is tastefully designed and cozy, with all the amenities needed. The location is perfect. Just a few minutes walk from the center of attractions.… More

It was a total pleasure to meet you and your family and I was delighted to be able to contribute a little to your holiday. Thank you for your kind comments.

25 May 2014


"Fantastic location with caring landlords"

We very much enjoyed our stay in Gillygate on the edge of York. Good range of restaurants and the Cathedral within 2 minutes. With car parking we could also travel out of York and walk to the station … More

As you were leaving you said "We had a lovely stay". What more could we ask? Thank you for your review.

22 May 2014


"Absolutely perfect!"

I cannot find fault in one thing at Gillygate. The location was unbelievably convenient. The apartment was immaculate. Lynne was amazing and such a pleasure. She went out of her way several times to m… More

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you!

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Calendar last updated:14 Sep 2014

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