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No need to compromise on comfort: curl up in the master bedroom between luxurious cotton sheets (White Company) in an American King bed (Relyon) with a rosewood frame and headboard (Simon Horn).
Ideal for couples or families wanting to explore all that York has to offer. Walking distance to York Minster, Jorvik Centre, museums, etc. Less than 2 minutes to the famous Betty's cafe tea rooms. Access to the city walls is nearby.
Very quiet, secure, accommodation yet right in the center of the city. Close to York station for those who want to leave their car at home (private parking 5 minutes walk away for those who don't).
Enjoy great views of York Minster from the master bedroom and roof terrace.
Property has one King bedroom with en-suite shower room, access to roof terrace and views of York Minster. Second bedroom is a Twin (two 3' beds) and also has access to the terrace and the family bathroom. Twin can be made up as a second King (6') on request. Both these bedrooms are on the top floor. On the ground floor is another shower room and kids bedroom with four bunks, woodland mural and fiber optic twinkling star ceiling. Please note that this bunk room is not suitable for adults.
Open plan living room and kitchen with modern AEG appliances,including dishwasher, American 'side by side' fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and waste disposal. Oak furniture and large slate dining table which seats 8.
Large flat screen HD TV (46') with Blu-ray DVD, digital and internet TV. Broadband internet available via WiFi throughout. Underfloor heating.
Please note that single sex groups such as those attending stag/hen events are not welcome.
The property sleeps 4 adults plus 4 children in a bunk room. Note that this is a town house over three floors and is probably not suitable for someone who is disabled or struggles with stairs.
Both main bedrooms are on the top floor, the bunk room is on the ground floor. Please bear this in mind if traveling with young children....moreless
Please note that the ensuite shower room is quite small but the Master Bedroom also has use of the larger Family bathroom on the top floor....moreless
The property doesn't have air conditioning but a heat exchanger provides cooling in the summer.
The property is in the center of York and 5 minutes from York railway station. A parking bay is available with the property and is 5 minutes walk from Blake Street.
Please note that single sex groups such as those attending stag/hen events are not welcome....moreless
2014 Autumn Rates Sep 8 - Jan 1, 2015 2 night min stay
£275 Fri, Sat, Sun
2015 Winter Rates Jan 2 - Mar 19, 2015 2 night min stay
£275 Fri, Sat
2015 Summer Rates Mar 20 - Sep 27, 2015 3 night min stay
£320 Fri, Sat
2015 Autumn Rates Sep 28 - Jan 1, 2016 2 night min stay
£300 Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
£320 Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit£250
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights;
Arrival after 4pm, departure by 10am;
Credit card payments accepted via PayPal and by telephone.
£250 Security Deposit required. Cleaning after the stay is included, additional housekeeper visits @ £45.
Concierge charges for any additional services by agreement.
Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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If you are looking for a cultural getaway, romantic short break, relaxing UK holiday or family day out then visit York and be inspired. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets and the iconic York Minster, York is fast developing a flourishing, cutting-edge scene.
Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.
A city of contrasts and exciting discoveries, York is a place where the old encompasses the new and the commonplace meets with the unexpected.Broaden your mind with a visit to world class museums or a variety of festivals held throughout the year catering for all ages and interests.
Year Purchased: 2007
About: My wife and I are both professionals and currently live in the USA. We have four boys and Blake Mews is our holiday home in the UK. We only get to use it a couple of weeks per year so we hope you enjoy it!
Why York: An award winning small development in the heart of this historic city with views of York Minster. For overseas visitors, York is a great base from which to explore the UK with London and Edinburgh readily accessible by direct trains (just 2 hours to London).
Leave the car at home and enjoy a break in this lively city. Blake Mews is a modern town house that was developed to a high standard in 2007. The mews is safe and secure but in the center of town.
Linens etc. are provided. The kitchen is well equipped but with all of York's restaurants and bars so close at hand you may never use it.
Fantastic location for a weekend break or holiday with older children. Property sleeps 4 adults and 4 children in a bunk room.
Winner of York Design Awards, 2008.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome: Concierge service available.