This secure first floor apartment with garage and within the City Walls is a recent conversion of a 19th century riverside mill. It has all the attractions of a modem apartment but retains a traditional cottage style. All the rooms have feature wooden beams, even the hall. Both the lounge and bedroom enjoy river views. The property has a four star rating from the English Tourism Council. Three road bridges cross the river Ouse at York and we have a one bedroom apartment just yards from the Ouse Bridge, that is the middle one that leads straight into the City centre, just a couple of minutes walk. The views over the river are spectacular, especially in summer when all the pleasure boats are running. In the summer you can sit on the balcony having breakfast, lunch or dinner absolutely entranced by the activity in front of you.
24 Woodsmill Quay
View of Woodsmill Quay
from Kings Staith
View of the historic Kings Arms Inn
View from the apartment overlooking Kings Staith with Ouse Bridge to the left
The bedroom has a comfortable king sized double bed, wardrobe and bedside storage units. The window faces the river and enjoys early morning sun. All linen, bedding and towels are provided. The bathroom is fitted with modem suite, shower and shaver point and hair drier. For a whole week you could just lock your car away and explore the many tourist attractions, the Castle Museum, Yorvik Centre, National Railway Museum and the Minster are just a few minutes walk.
The lounge has a featured beamed ceiling and exposed brickwork, oak furniture and plenty of seating, colour tv with digital channels, video and radio/cd. Feature arched double doors lead to a balcony overlooking the river with patio table and chairs. The superb breakfast kitchen has modern fitted units and is fully equipped with all modem appliances - electric stainless steel hob with oven below, integrated fridge and freezer, washer drier and dishwasher, microwave, toaster and kettle etc.
Lounge area with wooden beamed ceiling
The lounge which has featured wooden beamed ceiling
Balcony view
View from the balcony looking down stream
Explore the daily market, wander the Shambles, sample some of the cafe bars and bistros and definitely go on one of the ghost walks.If you want to see more of North Yorkshire there are plenty of places to visit. The two National Parks, The North Yorks Moors and Yorkshire Dales are less than an hour away. Within the same time you can visit the rugged Yorkshire coast, Scarborough or Whitby. Or what about Castle Howard, Fountains Abbey or Harewood House, there is also the North Yorkshire Railway at Pickering giving spectacular views of the Heartbeat Country
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