- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Located only two minutes walk from York Minster, 7 Aspire is a top-floor apartment in a newly-built development. The 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment has been fitted and furnished to the highest standard to ensure your stay is both memorable and enjoyable. Much attention to detail has been spent in ensuring everything you may need has been provided.
New for 2014! Following feedback from our guests, the apartment has been fitted with full air conditioning to ensure cool bedrooms and living area in the heat of summer.
Access to the property is via lift/stairs from a secure entrance adjacent to a handy Sainsburys Local supermarket....Read more
Luxury Apartment in the heart of historic York
York, North Yorkshire, England
Additional Location Information
7 Aspire Holiday Apartment is located less than 100m from Bootham Bar, one of the historic gates to the walled city of York. The apartment has views of York Minster only 250m away to the east, and overlooks St Mary's Abbey walls and ruins to the south towards the River Ouse. The area around Bootham Bar is a mixture of Regency and Victorian buildings - everything from grand façades to humble red brick, a mixture of retail, office, entertainment and residential properties.
York is one the country's main tourist centres. There is a multitude of things to see and do only minutes away on foot, places to shop as well as cafes, bars and restaurants of all types. York is renowned for its architecture, museums and its cultural heritage, including theatres, cinemas and street entertainment. For those here for a longer stay, the area around York contains many attractions, from stately homes to theme parks, from magnificent countryside to traditional English seaside; the choice of attractions within one hour travelling of York, could fill holidays for years.
York is served by a main-line railway station and national coach links, which arrive just a 3 minute taxi ride from the apartment. For those arriving by car/motorcycle, York is accessed from a network of good quality motorways and dual carriageways, with free parking for one vehicle provided in the public car park adjacent to the apartment, and secure cycle storage/motorcycle parking on the ground floor. York is 45 minutes drive from Leeds/Bradford airport, less than an hour's drive from Robin Hood Airport (Doncaster) and about one and a half hour's drive from Manchester and East Midlands airports, served by a mixture of scheduled, charter and low-cost airlines from around Europe and beyond.
For our long-haul visitors arriving at London-Heathrow airport, guests should allow 6+ hours from landing if driving to York (90mins baggage/immigration/car rental collection, 4½ hours driving/rest stops), or 4+ hours if taking the train to York (60mins baggage/immigration, 60mins Piccadilly-line underground to Kings Cross railway station, ~2 hours Kings Cross to York). If taking the train, don't be tempted to take the Heathrow Express - this is a fast rail link to Paddington, however, once you get to Paddington you still need to get to Kings Cross, involving either a taxi or a switch to the underground anyway; the time saved is minimal, involves more bag carrying, and is more expensive!
More About This Location
Nearest train station: York, 0.4 miles
Nearest ferry port: Hull, 32 miles
Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford, 25 miles
Car is not necessary
Last updated on September 20, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $326
- Cleaning fee | $130 per stay
Additional notes from the owner
Weeknight/Weekend Rates. Weekend nights are Friday and Saturday only; Sunday nights are only charged at the week night rate. There are no additional taxes to be paid.
Service Charge. For stays up to 13 nights, there is a flat rate £80 service fee, for which all towels/linen and an end-of-stay cleaning service are provided. For stays between 9 and 13 nights, the fee includes a mid-stay clean and a change of all towels and bed linen at no extra charge. For stays between 14 and 31 nights there is a weekly clean and change of linen for which there is an additional charge of £50 per additional week.
Security Deposit. Guests are required to provide a refundable £200 security deposit. In the event that the apartment requires a more comprehensive clean than is normal (for example if someone has smoked in the apartment), an extra cleaning charge may be made. Accidental breakages such as broken glassware or crockery will not be charged, but damage to furniture, carpets or equipment, may be charged, depending on the extent of the damage and the cost of repair/replacement. There is no charge for the use of the car parking permit; however, if guests fail to return the permit on departure, they will be liable for subsequent guests' parking charges and permit replacement costs.
Arrival/Departure. The apartment is available from 2pm on the day of occupation. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate guest arrivals later than 9pm. We ask that guests vacate the property by 10am on the day of departure; there may be some scope for a later departure subject to the arrival time of subsequent guests and the availability of the housekeeper.
Minimum Stay. The minimum stay requirement during Low Season is 2 nights. At all other times there is normally a 3 night minimum stay requirement, although late booking of 2 night stays are sometimes available within 3 weeks of an intended stay; please email to confirm availability/pricing.
Infants. Whilst we make no specific provision for infants, we are content to accommodate infants in the apartment for no additional charge. Guests will have to make their own arrangements regarding the provision of travel cots/high chairs.
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- A/C or climate control
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Central heating
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Elevator access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- 4 Dining chairs
- 5 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 65 square meters