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Outstanding 18th C. townhouse next to York Minster

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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
York, North Yorkshire, England
No. 2 Precentor's Court is a exceptional four bedroom, 300 year old Georgian townhouse, with a courtyard garden. it can accommodate from 2-8 guests. The rental comprises of the entire house, thereby offering privacy and space, and it is arguably the best located holiday property in York being situated right next to York Minster. Ideal for families and mixed groups of friends.

It has just undergone a complete yet sympathetic restoration, with care being taken to retain its many original features. Modern facilities seamlessly blend with an eclectic mix of high quality antique and contemporary furnishings, resulting in an elegant yet relaxed and comfortable residence with an abundance of charm. Awarded VisitEngland's highest rating of 'Five Star Gold' and also selected as one of Sawday's 'Special Places'.

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Listing #HL2250492
About the Owner
Boxing Hare L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Very helpful and flexible booking process. Thanks so much. Beautiful house and courtyard. Thanks for putting up the extra bed in one of the upstairs bedrooms.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 137liz
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile


Date of stay: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Absolutely superb - a lovely house, in a terrific location, with great attention taken by the owners to ensure a great experience. The home is located right next to York Minster, with convenient access to grocery shops, restaurants, etc., as well as the cathedral itself,...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Olga J
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
    3 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
Local excursions include - visit a stately home like Castle Howard (famous for its part in Brideshead Revisited), take a trip to the seaside at Whitby (where Captain Cook meets Dracula) and the Yorkshire Coast, buy some antiques in Harrogate or fashion in Leeds, go hiking in the Yorkshire Dales or even the Lake District, thrill your children in the Forbidden Corner, catch a steam train in the North York Moors, feel the history at Fountains Abbey (a World Heritage Site), cycle the Route of the Tour de France (Le Grand Depart 2014).

Further afield London, Manchester and Edinburgh are only a couple of hours away by train.

York's classic Victorian train station is a few minutes walk away, it is one of the main hubs of the UK's railway network, giving access all parts of the country...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 138.0 km
Railway: York Station: 0.5 km
Ferry: Hull: 67.0 km
Guests are sent a welcome pack about a couple of weeks before their arrival which gives directions and important details including the code for the front door keypad (no keys are required) and passwords for the WiFi broadband.

Arrival by car:
Take the outer ring road (A1237) to the north of the city and then take the A19 south into the city centre. At Bootham Bar follow the road round to the right, past the Theatre Royal on the left, and turn sharp left at the traffic lights and proceed down Duncombe Place. Head straight towards the Minster, turn left directly in front of the West Door. In front of you will be two sets of large iron gates and Precentor's Court is to the left of these - No.2 has a light blue door. (For Sat Nav the postcode is YO1 7EJ).

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Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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