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Charming Victorian railway cottage in York

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Mayfield Cottage is within 20 minutes walk of York City Centre. It is also within easy reach of the coast, North Yorkshire Moors and Yorkshire Dales. There is ample street parking directly outside the cottage.

Please note: This property has narrow stairs and a downstairs bathroom and is unsuitable for children under five. This may not be the right cottage for guests who have difficulty with stairs.

This Victorian Railway Cottage has been beautifully renovated and provides a high standard of accommodation. The fully equipped galley kitchen is designed to make this your home away from home. There are plenty of books, games and DVDs provided for rainy days.

CHECK In Time is 4pm and CHECK Out is 10.30am. Earlier and later times can be arranged depending on commitments. Please ask.

The cottage has free wi-fi with unlimited broadband and a smart TV giving guests full access to video on demand. A Bluetooth speaker for playing music is also provided.

There are a couple of convenience stores within 5 minutes walk and two supermarkets within half a mile. Also close by are The Cross Keys and Fox and Roman pubs both of which serve good quality pub meals.

Guests are welcomed with a hamper which includes local produce for a continental style breakfast. The owners have lived in York for over 30 years and are full of useful information about York and North Yorkshire. If you want to spend a week here and want us to make up an itenary for you we will be delighted to do so. There is also plenty of information in the cottage about local and regional attractions.

York and Yorkshire has plenty to offer the discerning visitor and Mayfield Cottage is an ideal base for exploring this area.

Discounted rates are available (outside of peak summer period) for couples. Please enquire.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017


Dringhouses Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shampoo and shower gel provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Chest of drawers, wardrobe, chair and two bed side tables.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bedside table and wardrobe with hanging and shelf space.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Charming Victorian railway cottage in York
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

A great place to stay in York (near the racecourse)

  • 5 of 5

Property is very well organised with everything you could need plus a very attentive and helpful landlady. The location is great with easy access into York but equally easy to find and arrive at from the Leeds direction

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ! So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again soon.
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Lovely little place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We were met by Jane on arrival who showed us around and made sure we had everything we needed, and we're even welcomed with a litlle hamper to get us going, including juice and milk, allowing us to quickly settle in. No issues during the stay and we were left to our own devices during the stay. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect stay for first visit to York.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Jane, for a wonderful stay in York. This was our first visit, and it was very easy to catch the bus to all the sights nearby. The rental was very clean, and had everything we needed to make some meals in. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again if we're ever fortunate to come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely little house

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely place to stay when visiting York.

Only a short walk or bus journey into the city.

The house has everything you'd need for a break away, even has little things you didn't think you'd need from boardgames in the press and plenty of books.

Overall we'd have to highly recommend this house and we'll definitely be back

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We will definitely return

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was brilliant. Jane herself was welcoming and provided everything we could think of in the cottage. From the book and games, to hand cream, washing up liquid, orange juice, milk and bread, we wanted for nothing.

The cottage was spotlessly clean. The bed linen and towel were better than expected quality. The quality of the fixtures and fittings is well above standard.

The touch a Bluetooth speaker, washer dryer, Netflix TV and Easter treats was excellent.

The leaflets and files of information about York were especially helpful.

The location of the cottage was a 20 minute walk into the city and two minutes from the main roads leading out the city to other destinations.

I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really recommend this gorgeous accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 4 day stay in Mayfield cottage. Jane was just so helpful and sent us a lot of information regarding the cottage and York itself. The cottage was so comfortable and we could not recommend it highly enough - some of the best we have stayed in.

Deb Richardson New Zealand

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Leeds Bradford
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Cross Keys and Fox and Roman Pub
Nearest Ferry
38 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Fox and Roman and Cross Keys
Nearest Beach
42 Miles


Rates & Availability

Dringhouses Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $64.44

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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