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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

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • 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), Short breaks (1-4 days)
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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
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
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 10.30.

Northern England 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.

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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17 Aug 2014

5/5

"A wonderful, light, airy, cosy and central apartment"

My husband, son and I stayed in this lovely little apartment for a wonderful, too short week in early august. We loved the light and airy rooms; it's cosy and very spacious. Our 13 year old son… More

16 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect venue for your stay in York"

An excellent self-catering apartment in the centre of York- well placed , well equipped with secure off street parking; I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it- with Sainsbury's next door - an a… More

20 Apr 2014

5/5

"Excellent accommodation in convenient location"

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

10 Apr 2014

5/5

"Lovely apartment in a superb location"

This apartment is ideally sited for a visit to York. It's in a nice quiet location, yet only a couple of minutes from the lovely old streets of York and York Minster.The apartment itself was love… More

18 Dec 2013

5/5

"Fantastic apartment in York's centre."

Hi Sandra,Just a personal thanks for the recent weekend's stay at your apartment. We have thoroughly enjoyed York this year and found our stay at your home fantastic. A great location and living … More

20 Aug 2013

5/5

"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!

6 Jul 2013

5/5

"Attractive, convenient flat with awesome location!"

We agree with most of the other reviews. The location is fabulous! 1 block from city walls, close to shops and restaurants, and next door to Sanisburys supermarket. Quiet spot (except some construc… More

Update. Sainsbury's (our added bonus)) had a complete refit, but it is completed now and all is quiet again:) With regard to the mezzanine, most people absolutely love it!!! but for those who are unsure there is always the 3rd bedroom.

11 Jun 2013

5/5

"Excellent stay, highly recommended."

I stayed here with my girlfriend and her parents for 4 nights during June. The apartment was spotless and very spacious. The Sainsbury's next to the building was really handy, and we used the kit… More

2 May 2013

5/5

"Lovely base for York"

We had a very enjoyable stay in York. The apartment was very well situated and had everything we needed. Highly recommeded.

18 Mar 2013

5/5

"Lovely place to stay in a great location"

A lovely place to stay in a beautiful old building and parking is a bonus for the centre of york.

It was very clean and tidy and had every amenity you would need for a self catering break away.

Everywhere in york is within easy walking distance.
We had a great time and would have loved to stay longer.

The security deposit was also returned extremely quickly.

One tip though and it certainly is not a criticism - it is best if you know your fellow travellers well as although we were staying with my parents - due to the mezzanine bedroom being located over their bed room below - if snoring is an issue - you may end up sleeping in the lounge as there is no getting away from any noises or if the light is put on in the room below, if you are a light sleeper it may wake you up. Although it certainly made for an entertaining time :)

I would not hesitate coming here again but for me personally just as a couple.

Short note- for those needing extra privacy there is of course the additional smaller private bedroom/office.

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