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House close to York City Centre

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4-bed house with large kitchen diner including AGA, garden and open fire. Newly refurbished to a high standard.

10-mins walk to city walls and Gillygate, 15-mins walk to York Minster, plus close to a regular bus route.

The house is a good size with 3 double bedrooms with king sized beds upstairs and a 4th bedroom downstairs with up to 2 single beds.

There is also a separate living room downstairs with a TV and DVD player, so please feel free to make use of them.

The kitchen is an excellent size with a large kitchen table which seats 8 people.

Off the kitchen is a utility room with a washing machine, which you have full access to and a downstairs W.C.

Guest Access:

You have access to the entire house inc AGA, washing machine and dishwasher.

There are no locked rooms.

You have full access to the rear garden, which is not shared.

Interaction with Guests:

I am often travelling with work and recently relocated to Gloucester. My close friend Nicola oversees all bookings and changeovers with guests and will be available to help you during your stay. Nicola is from York and still lives in the city with her young family and will be able to provide advice on things to do, places to eat, etc. in York and the surrounding area.

The Neighbourhood:

The property is located 10-mins walk of the city walls and Gillygate, which has a variety of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and bistros and only 15-mins walk for the famous York Minster that lies in the heart of York City Centre.

York is a renowned historical tourist destination, with a variety of shops, bars and restaurants plus tourist attractions such as the Shambles, York Minster, the Yorvik Viking Centre and the National Rail Museum.

There is easy access to the surrounding countryside such as the North Yorkshire Moors and coast, Castle Howard and Beningborough Hall.

Getting Around:

There is good access to York City Centre with a frequent bus service or 10-min walk to Gillygate and the city walls. The city centre is a short 15-min walk.

The nearby (2-min walk) frequent bus route takes you directly to/from York Station (which is otherwise a 25-min walk or a 5-min (traffic dependent) taxi ride. The bus route will also take you to various parts of the city centre.

York has excellent rail links as it is a rail hub located on the East Coast Intercity line from London to Edinburgh and the transpennine route from Manchester (including a direct train from Manchester Airport), Leeds and more.

There is information on taxi services provided in the property information pack. Taxis from the station are available without booking.

Other Things to Note:

The main cooker is an AGA (mains gas fuelled). If you prefer there are numerous restaurants, takeaways and shops within easy reach (there is a microwave too!).

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Clifton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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House close to York City Centre
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Lovely house, everything we hoped for

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property, very clean and comfortable. The house was great for two families, very warm and well equipped. Close to the town centre and all amenities. We couldn't have asked for more.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely house just a short walk from central York

Hope to be back

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Lovely property!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, perfect for our stay in York to watch the marathon. The house was lovely and clean and Roger had left out some goodies for us too. We did have a problem with the bathroom drain one morning, but Roger had it sorted out and a cleaner with a few hours, by the time we'd got back from watching the marathon it was spotless.

There was a travel cot and high chair available for us to use. The house is on a quiet road with a good 15 mins walk into the centre of York.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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beautiful house,

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay. the house is very nice, and the area is very quiet.The house was always cosy so it was nice to sit in the living room at night to watch tv. The bus stop is very near to get you into city centre,it only took 10 minutes to get in. Was a bit unsure about the aga cooker but the owner left good instructions, so i found it easy. There was a local shop at the end of the street, which was very handy. If i was going back to York, i would definitely go back to this property. Thanks Roger for a brilliant weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Family Accommodation

  • 4 of 5

Seven of us stayed comfortably in this house we all fell in love with the kitchen and it was so very well equipped .Comfy beds and plenty of hot water , very quiet at night and easy walking into York what more could you want ? We'd stay again .

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Enjoyable family trip

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation that was very clean and well equipped with everything we required. Good location for walking to the centre of York. Parking easy and there was a handy corner shop at the end of the street. Children's park 5 minutes walk away which our boys enjoyed. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55.39
Pet Fee $27.7

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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