UM2
View towards the property
Open- plan lounge/ kitchen/ diner
Open- plan lounge/ kitchen/ diner
Kitchen area
Double bedroom
Attractive shared outside seating area
Large shower area in wet room bathroom
Rear entrance into property
York cathedral
River winding through the city
1 / 10  View towards the property
2 / 10  Open- plan lounge/ kitchen/ diner
3 / 10  Open- plan lounge/ kitchen/ diner
4 / 10  Kitchen area
5 / 10  Double bedroom
6 / 10  Attractive shared outside seating area
7 / 10  Large shower area in wet room bathroom
8 / 10  Rear entrance into property
9 / 10  York cathedral
10 / 10  River winding through the city

The Shambles

York, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Farmhouse conversion.
  • Easy access to York City Centre.
  • Within a short walk of the racecourse.
  • Perfect base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Many historical monuments nearby.
  • National Trust properties are on the doorstep.
Property code: SHAMB

CHIC CITY CENTRE APARTMENT WITHIN A SHORT WALK OF THE RACECOURSE

A modern internal conversion of a 17th century farmhouse with easy access into York city centre.

The property could not be in a more ideal area being located minutes from the beautiful ancient walled city of York and the racecourse and would also be a convenient base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales. The city is the capital of Yorkshire and offers an eclectic mix of pubs, restaurants, shops, tearooms, the infamous Minster and cobbled streets leading to many historical monuments. The apartment also has easy access for venturing further afield towards the Yorkshire coast, the Dales, visiting lovely market towns or walking in the North Yorkshire Moors. An array of National Trust properties are on the doorstep in addition to Goddards, Benningborough Hall, Dalby Forest, Go Ape and the beautiful Castle Howard.

The accommodation offers ONE double with built in wardrobes. Shower room: wet room style with WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: spacious with modern fittings, TV with Freeview and DVD. Kitchen area is well-equipped, brand new electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car on the private driveway, shared patio area with patio furniture. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Additional info: washer/dryer situated in the airing cupboard. Location: pub/restaurant and shops within 200 yards.

This property is personally managed by Melanie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.6
Overall equipment
4.6
Overall comfort
4.7
Overall location
4.9

Reviewed by Andrew 22nd September 2019

This is a small ground floor apartment on a main road into York with associated traffic noise. Clean tidy well equipped on bus route or easy walking distance of the City Centre.

Reviewed by Brian 7th September 2019

The ground floor apartment was very well appointed with allocated offroad parking alongside.A choice of several buses from a stop nearby took us into York so we rarely needed to use the car.A perfect location for access to the city , the racecourse , Goddards (NT) across the road and the Fox and Roman on the doorstep.

Reviewed by Lynne 31st August 2019

Excellent location and cottage. We had a great time visiting York

Reviewed by Ian 23rd August 2019

everything was excellent

Reviewed by Sarah 16th August 2019

The availability of one bus or another every few minutes, and the proximity of bus stops, made York so accessible. And this bright, peaceful little apartment was well-based for going further afield by car. Senior bus passes and National Trust membership were richly used. In one week: six NT properties, one just up the road; a ride on the North YorkRead more Moors steam train; the National Railway Museum; a taste of the breath-taking Dales' scenery; services in York Minster and Ripon Cathedral. And more. Hide

Reviewed by Tony 10th August 2019

The cottage is one of the best I have stayed in everyone so helpful and the cottage was spotless couldn't fault it in anyway

Reviewed by Pamela 19th July 2019

Been in this apartment twice now really love it close to 2 pubs if you want them very quiet in bedroom on good bus route into york no need to move your car once there lovely place for 2 people

Reviewed by Nigel 31st May 2019

Really nice cosy cottage in a superb location for exploring York and the local area. We had a most enjoyable week here. The Fox and Roman pub next door was great and we had a couple of very nice meals there.

Reviewed by Clive 10th May 2019

What a great little cottage, a true little gem. The location is fantastic, 5 yards from an excellent gastro pub and a beautiful 15 minute walk through the trees ,opposite the race course until you find yourself In the city centre. York itself is a must see, full of charm and dripping in history and gorgeous medieval streets. We will definitely retuRead morern and the cottage and city will always been close to our hearts as we got engaged the weekend we stayed! Hide

Reviewed by Julie 9th March 2019

You will need to take toilet roll, do not get any spare rolls, in terms of warmth and comfort it was very good no issues at all. Location it is about 2 miles from city centre on a really good bus route, there is a pub on the corner but you could not hear any noise. There is quite a lot of damp on the walls but does not smell, the drain outside is bRead morelocked and fills the path with dirty water. The property looks like it is subsiding big cracks on the walls. Overall we had a nice stay. Hide

Reviewed by Marian 8th February 2019

Flat was ideal for 2 - well equipped and clean and modern. Excellent pub and restaurant next door and bus stop 2 mins away going into York (2 miles) every 12 minutes (parking can be difficult/expensive). Would recommend property to anyone visiting York.

Reviewed by Nick 7th December 2018

Such a warm cosy apartment, we loved our stay! It was very clean, tidy and exceptional value for money. A beautiful pub next door and just a short hop on a bus to the town. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Jennifer 4th December 2018

Great location. Lovely property with everything you needed for an enjoyable break.

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Location

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With a varied landscape of windswept dales, heather-clad moors and dramatic coast, interspersed with picturesque towns and villages, vibrant cities and a rich historical heritage, Yorkshire is rightly considered one of Britain's premier holiday destinations. Known as 'God's Own County', Yorkshire has nearly one-third of England's National Parkland, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and three sections of coastline designated as Heritage Coast.

Offering infinite opportunities for lovers of the great outdoors, the wild expanse of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North and West Yorkshire is a glorious mix of awe-inspiring scenery, imposing castles, characterful Dales' villages and drystone walls. While to the east, the North York Moors National Park offers atmospheric moorland, fragrant pine forests and charming towns tucked away within steep-sloped valleys. Extending all the way to the Yorkshire Coast, you can even experience a traditional day at the seaside at popular resorts including Whitby, Flamborough and Scarborough. It's a beautiful terrain to explore.

A visit to the historical city of York is a must. Renowned for its medieval architecture, the magnificent York Minster and a myriad of museums, independent shops and exceptional eateries, you will not be disappointed. Then there's the chalk landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds, known to have inspired David Hockney. And with a packed calendar of events and festivals each year, including the Malton Food Festival, the Tour de Yorkshire and the Great Yorkshire Show, there's always something exciting to enjoy.

Our holiday cottages in Yorkshire are handpicked to ensure a luxurious and uniquely memorable experience. From dog-friendly cottages in the country to large family houses by the sea and romantic retreats in the city, we have a holiday in Yorkshire to suit everyone.

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