39 Emperors Wharf ref: UK2486

York, York & Vale of York

5 Stars

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Waterside Breaks 

Description

Situated in the heart of the city of York, within the city walls and overlooking the River Ouse, this first floor apartment provides luxury holiday accommodation. Presented to a high specification with fine furnishings and contemporary design, visitors can relax and enjoy the stunning river views. The light and airy living room has triple aspect windows and two balconies, ideal for al fresco dining whilst watching the riverboat activity. Garage parking is provided and on arrival you will find lots of fridge basics, drinks, treats and fluffy towels and indulgent soaps in the bathrooms. Within a few minutes’ walk there are a choice of restaurants to suit all budgets, but the modern kitchen is fully equipped if you prefer to cook.
York is renowned for its Roman, Viking and medieval heritage and there are numerous attractions all within walking distance. Visit the magnificent minster, Fairfax House, Clifford’s Tower and the Treasurer’s House and step back in time at the Jorvik Centre and Castle Museum. Take a guided walk or a ghost tour and enjoy a stroll along the ancient city walls or a boat trip along the river. Marvel at the historic architecture as you wander along the Shambles and Stonegate, enjoy the city’s vibrant café culture and then simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink at a riverside bar or indulging in afternoon tea at Betty’s! York is certainly a shopper’s paradise with an abundance of independent retailers along the cobbled streets and out of town shopping at Monks Cross, the Designer Outlet and Vangarde. With a wide variety of festivals, horse racing and events at the Knavesmire Racecourse and the delightful Christmas markets, York is popular at all times of the year. Shop and restaurant 300 yards, pub 200 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

First floor

Lift to entrance. All on the first floor.
Living/dining room: With Freeview TV, DVD player and French door leading to balconies.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

2 balconies. Garage parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    York
  • Shops
    300 yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    300 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    York
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    0.8 miles
  • Lake
    N/A

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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