Ebor Cottage ref: UK30377

York, York & Vale of York

4 Stars

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bedrooms
2
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bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
no pets
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  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Station within 1 mile 

Description

Ebor Cottage offers beautifully presented accommodation with views across the Knavesmire to York Racecourse just outside the historic city centre of York. Ideally placed for two couples or friends to enjoy a weekend at the races.
Within a fifteen minute walk are some of the best tourist attractions in the country, including the iconic York Minster, which is the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe, the Jorvik Viking Centre, the National Railway Museum and Cliffords Tower. A day can be spent walking the Roman walls, exploring the Snickleways and alleyways that connect the ancient cobbled streets, or simply enjoying some of the best shopping North Yorkshire has to offer. The city centre is also well known for it’s restaurant and café culture and also has a vibrant night life with some great pubs providing riverside drinking and dining opportunities. Why not have some evening fun with a spooky ghost walk!
A little further afield is the stately home of Castle Howard, home of Brideshead Revisited, the spa town of Harrogate and the market towns of Malton, Helmsley and Pickering. The North York Moors National Park and east coast resorts of Whitby and Scarborough are a little over an hour drive away. Make Ebor Cottage the base for your holiday whether you are coming to enjoy the races a shopping weekend or to just simply relax and unwind in this most beautiful of cities. Shop 600 yards, pub 400 yards and restaurant ½ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living/dining room:
With electric wood burner, 40" Smart TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
Kitchen: Shaker-style with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and wooden floor.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and tiled floor..

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Private parking for 1 small car, additional on road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    York
  • Shops
    600 yards
  • Distance
    0.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    York
  • Pub
    400 yards
  • Railway station distance
    1.0 mile
  • Lake
    2.5 miles

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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