Belfrey House ref: 17827

York, York & Vale of York

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8
Sleeps
bedrooms
4
Bedrooms
bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
pets
1
Pets allowed
changeover
FRI
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This Grade II listed house, built in 1606 stands in the shadows of York’s Gothic Minster and is reputedly the first house to be built after the completion of the minster. Retaining many original features, it is set over four floors and is ideally located in one of the most picturesque streets in the very centre of the city with an excellent variety of shops, inns and restaurants at your doorstep.
There is a plethora of activities and attractions to keep you and the family entertained in all weathers all year round including theatre, art gallery, multi cinema and river cruises, all within 500 yards. The National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and Castle Museum, all within ¼ mile.
There are numerous other attractions and sites to see in the city, including a leisurely walk around the city walls or along the banks of the River Ouse. You can discover numerous snickleways and alleyways running between the old cobbled streets, and a stroll down the narrow, cobbled Shambles with its range of curio and gift shops is a delight.
Within easy travelling distance are various attractions including Castle Howard where the TV series ’Brideshead Revisited’ was filmed. An ideal holiday base. The North York Moors National Park, 25 miles. Heritage coast, 40 miles. Race course, 1 mile. Shops 5 yards, pubs 20 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Slightly narrow stairs to...

First floor

Living room. With TV.
Bedroom 1: With single bed and pull-out bed.
Bathroom: With with shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Bedroom 2: With four poster double bed, beams and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With double bed and beams.
Very narrow winding stairs to...

Third floor

Bedroom 4: With twin beds, beams and sloping ceiling.
Separate toilet.

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot.

Miscellaneous

Large enclosed courtyard with garden furniture. Public car park, 800 yards away (at cost). No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £50.
  • Nearest town
    York
  • Shops
    5 Yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    20 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
    York
  • Pub
    20 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    0.3 Mile
  • Lake

About the local area

A thrilling cultural haven surrounded by sublime rolling countryside, York is a popular destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway or families looking for something to suit all ages and interests. With history dating back to 71AD, York is an exquisite mix of old and new.

With charming cobbled streets and stunning architecture as well as the incredible York Minster dominating the skyline, there is so much to delight.

Away from the world class museums such as the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum, there are numerous events and festivals that combine to make the city one of the most exciting in Europe.

A place of exciting contrasts, York has a vibrant caf� culture with talented street entertainers on show, or one may prefer to relax in a heritage tavern or stylish riverside bar.

As a base for exploring the wider area, York is an ideal starting point as it is centrally located in the the Vale of York. North of the city, one will find the charming traditional market towns of Easingwold, Thirsk, Northallerton, Ripon and Bedale, each with its own distinctive features, all welcoming.

The Vale of York is easily explored on foot or by bike. At Sutton Bank on the edge of the Hambleton Hills, the vale spreads out below with the Yorkshire Dales rising up in the distance and a lush green view that stretches for miles, including the White Horse carved in chalk on the hillside. Wildlife enthusiasts will be overwhelmed with variety on offer at the stunning Lake Gormire.

Things to do nearby

F1 Racing

Located on the York's only Leisure Park at Monks Cross F1 racing offers high quality F1 Premier karting in the only indoor venue in North Yorkshire. Refreshments are also available on site.

DIG - An Archaeological Adventure

Owned by the same archaeologists who discovered the Viking-Age City and created JORVIK Viking Centre, DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist.

Castle Howard

An historic 18th century house with extensive collections, sweeping park lands and famous gardens. Outdoor tours, events, exhibitions and guides. Adventure playground, plant centre, farm shop and gift shop.

City Screen
City Screen

This unique cinema has been dubbed one of the finest in Europe. It comprises of three large screens showing both independent and mainstream films. The cinema also boasts a riverside caf�-bar, restaurant and nightly live music.

Barley Hall

Barley Hall is a stunning medieval townhouse, once home to the Priors of Nostell and the Mayor of York. Until the 1980's the house was hidden under the relatively modern facade of a derelict office block.

Follifoot Park Riding Centre

Situated on the outskirts of Harrogate offering riding tuition catering for all standards from absolute beginners to advanced riders.

Breezy Knees Gardens

Explore the 14 acres of gardens packed with over 6,000 different varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees. The gardens have been designed through careful successional planting to be at their best throughout the summer.

Clifford's Castle

Once a central stronghold of York Castle, the Tower has a turbulent past. It was at the heart of William the Conqueror's fearsome campaign to stamp out resistance in the north after his invasion in 1066.

The National Railway Museum

Home to the 'Flying Scotsman', visitors will discover the story of the train with three large galleries to explore and the only Bullet Train outside Japan.

York Minster

York Minster is the largest medieval Gothic Church north of the Alps. It is a prime example spanning from Roman remains in the foundations through its time as a Norman Church and of course the 250 year period it took to complete.

Fairfax House

Fairfax House is the finest Georgian townhouse in England. The house is owned by York Civic Trust who carried out major restoration work in the 1980s to return this magnificent building to its former glory.

Creepy Crawlies Adventure Play Park

Creepy Crawlies is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon with the children and, unlike the weather, the fun is guaranteed. York's premier children's adventure play park boasts almost 2 acres of challenging, imaginative and exciting indoor & outdoor activity areas.

Jorvik Viking Centre

The world famous Jorvik Viking Centre is a `must-see' for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK outside London. Everything in the Jorvik Viking Centre is based on the evidence unearthed at the site.

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens

This grand 1716 Georgian mansion, with impressive interior set in park and gardens makes a great day out for all the family. Explore the acres of gardens and wilderness in the play area, sample local produce in the restaurant and find out all about Georgian life.

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