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Luxury Apartment In City Center - Opposite York Minster

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Clifton Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, With View Of York Minster

The apartment is in a recently converted building opposite the west front of York Minster. Access to the city walls is nearby and the station is only a five minute walk.

No need to compromise on comfort: the property is furnished and equipped to a very high standard with high quality beds/bedding and underfloor heating throughout.

Master bedroom has a American King size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower, second bedroom has a Twin bed (two 3' beds) and access to the (small) family bathroom with bath/shower. Twin can be made up as a King on request.

Great views of York Minster, as well as a gas fire, make the large living room a great place to curl up and relax. Kitchen has full range of AEG appliances including dishwasher.

Private parking is available just 5 minutes walk away.

Broadband WiFi throughout the property. Flat screen TV's with Virgin Media in both bedrooms and the living room (TiVo in living room). TEAC DAB Audio System with digital radio and wireless iPoD/iPhone/iPad interface so you can enjoy your music through the ceiling speakers in the living room.

Skype video conferencing and desk with printer and Polyspan conference phone making this a very productive work environment for anyone wanting to telecommute. Work in view of the Minster while your partner wanders the 'snickelways' of York and then meet at the famous Betty's cafe tea room for afternoon tea!

All linens and towels are provided and a concierge service is available.

The property can also be rented as serviced accommodation with a regular house keeping service. A laundry room is provided with separate washer/dryer.

Please note that single sex groups such as those attending stag/hen events are not welcome.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Nigel Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Nigel Smith

My wife and I are both professionals and currently live in the USA. I was a student at the University of York and we love the city. We have four boys and The Brierley is our second holiday rental in the UK and we hope to build on the success of our first property.

Nigel Smith purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Nigel Smith chose York

This property has been renovated by the same people who built Blake Mews. The location is fantastic- right in the city center yet very quiet.

What makes this apartment unique

Concierge service available.

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a beautiful apartment! We have loved our time here - thank you for all the thoughtful touches that make this such a perfect place to stay.

This was a wonderful way to start Christmas, especially the minster bells this morning.

Debbie, David, Harry & Lydia B., Oxford.
Dec 2013
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Luxury Apartment In City Center - Opposite York Minster
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Absolutely outstanding with a breath taking view

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed apartment in a perfect location. The whole place was very clean and well maintained. The owners have thought of everything you could ever need for a luxury holiday in York. We will recommend and most certainly return as soon as we can!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A well equipped appartment in the centre of York with lovely views of the Minster

  • 5 of 5

Unloading bags etc is a little tricky as there are double yellow lines everywhere outside but it is possible to hover and get your things out of the car (as long as the pub delivery lorry isn't there too!) There are also 2 flights of steps to the front door to negotiate with your belongings. Once the car is in the secure car park you don't really need it again as everything in York is within walking distance!

The apartment is lovely - wooden floors, tastefully furnished and clean with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (one en-suite - good water pressure in shower & decent towels provided) plus an open plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room with Denby crockery proper coffee machine TV etc and the amazing Minster views!

The apartment can be a little noisy at times - Minster bells - Pub deliveries and various guides shouting at tourists - but not unbearable and kind of adds to the vibe of being in the centre of town.

There are lots of pubs restaurants and all sorts of places to visit in York - all within walking distance and it only takes about 2mins walk to get up on the walls so the apartment really is in a perfect location!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the most spectacular week in York, walking the city walls and pedestrian streets. But perhaps the best part was the apartment--so warm, well-equipped, and inviting. The view towards the Minster is gorgeous, and the bells on Sunday and Evensong with the children's choirs made our vacation almost fairy tale. We early in the week discovered Drake's, the Punch Bowl, and the Lamb and the Lion pub just through the snickleway and around the corner. We will return! But until we can, we recommend Kimberley and the Brierley as a top-rated experience.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Locatin , Geat Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

You couldn't find a better location or a more comfortable accommodation-truly a home away from home. The view from the living room window is just as pictured of the York Minster. Everything is truly first class without being too pretentious. Comes with a parking spot a block away-but we could unload right at the front door and then park. Stayed five days-wish we could have stayed longer. Had all the modern conveniences including wi-fi and laundry facilities.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to post a review - glad you had a great time and hope to see you again. Nigel
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Farnborough, UK

1st Floor Luxury Apartment - Close to Everything

  • 5 of 5

This first floor apartment is beautifully furnished to a very high standard but still remains extremely welcoming and comfortable and very warm and cosy. The bed linen is lovely and soft with comfy beds and there are large white fluffy towels in the bathrooms. The whole apartment including the stairs and lobby are spotless.

Located right in the city centre next to York Minster you are only a couple of minutes walk to anywhere. There are lots of restaurants and tea rooms to choose from, but try the tearooms in Mulbury Hall (fine china and ornaments) - the cinammon tea cakes are yummy.

This is an ideal place to stay if you want to explore York on foot, and I would not hesitate to recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Palos Verdes Estates, California, U.S.A.


  • 5 of 5

Our party of three could not have asked for a better place to stay during our week-long visit to York. This apartment is in a quiet, secluded little corner of York with a private gated entrance. Yet…it is only a couple of minutes from the Minster with a stunning view of it from the living room. This place comfy, roomy and beautifully renovated with many amenities: spacious living-room, stunning kitchen with every gadget imaginable, comfy beds with elegant linen, plush towels, great washer and dryer. The list goes on. Best of all, it is in a perfect location, and within walking distance of many of York's great sites. Grocery shopping is breeze with a local Sainsbury's close by. Good restaurants abound as well. The wi-fi set-up is top-rate. And so are the televisions and cable hook-ups. The list goes on. We WILL stay here again if we return to York!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Leeds / Bradford
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Visit York, one of Europe's most inspiring cities

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.


Rates & Availability

Clifton Apartment Rental Rates

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2016 Autumn Rates
Sep 30 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
2016 Xmas Rates
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $315

The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday & Saturday nights;

Arrival after 4pm, departure by 10am. Late arrival fee of £25.

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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Clifton Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Family Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Compact!
    Ensuite - toilet , shower , Ensuite to Master Bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Second Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Can be made up as a King on request
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Cleaning after rental included in price. Additional housekeeping visits available by prior arrangement.

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