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County House Retreat

Bedroom with bed made up as a Super King
9 reviews
Bedroom with bed made up as a Super King
County House - a premire building with private gated parking.
Comfortable lounge
Lounge / Diner with patio doors.
Lounge / Diner / Kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen.
Kitchen area
Dine in?
Living room with patio doors.
Bedroom /Lounge view
Hotel quality cotton bedding.
Super kingsize bed which can be made up as two singles.
Extra single bed shown so three people can stay.
Dressing Gowns ready for a cosy night in.
Extra single bed for the third guest.
Origional large south facing window.
Bedroom with bed made up as Twin Beds
Extra be can be made up for the third guest.
Bathroom - towels provided.
Shower over the bath.
Bathroom with shower over the bath.
Towels supplied
Soap, Shower Gel, Shampoo and Creme Bath all supplied.
Doors to a large patio for your private use.
Outside dining.
Large south facing patio/garden for your private use.
The main entrance hall.
Grand building dating from 1850.
County House from York Minster Roof, only a 4 minute walk to the Minster
Winter Breaks - York is open all year. Decorated for Christmas during December and the New Year.
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
York, North Yorkshire, England
PRICING. Book a three night stay starting on a Monday and get the Thursday night free, please message me with your dates and I will send you a special offer.
Says longer than 7 nights will attract a large discount which is automatically shown when you add you dates.

County House Retreat retains an atmosphere of a bygone era, ideally located in the city centre, with the Minster only 4 minutes walk away. Parking in a private car park (fob supplied), a full sized Sainsburys supermarket next door and restaurants within 2 minutes walk make it a great location.
This splendidly furnished apartment basks in natural light, with high vaulted ceilings, a south facing patio and gated parking. The County House, this landmark building was built as a charity hospital in 1850 and it has now been converted into apartments. This grand...
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About the Owner, Philip N
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We will meet you when you arrive and make sure you are settled in. We make sure you have our phone number in case you should need us for any reason. We are happy to answer any queries you might have during your stay or visit you to help, just let us know what you prefer.
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Listing #HL325719
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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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Level 6 Contributor
152 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

My husband and I have just arrived back after a fabulous five night break at this amazing apartment. Firstly I want to say thanks to Mary and Phillip for being such wonderful hosts. Customer service is spot on and has been from the day of booking. It was great to be met by Phillip who showed us into the building...

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review we really appreciate it. What we like the most, however, is that you had a great time in York and that you are planning to come and see us again sometime. Thank you.


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Reviewed 27 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Management response:

Good luck with your lovely new family addition. Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write a review. Kind regards, Philip


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Tracy F
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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We have stayed in numerous holiday homes and hotels in York and can honestly say that County House Retreat is head and shoulders above the rest. A warm welcome from Mary on the first day along with delicious treats awaiting us were both appreciated. The apartment is perfectly situated just a few minutes walk from the city. The attention to...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
This apartment is in a residential building and therefore please keep any noise to a minimum after 11pm. No parties are allowed.
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
R 2 100
R 9 294
16 Jul 2018 -
17 Aug 2018
3 nights
R 2 100
R 9 294
12 Oct 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
3 nights
R 1 893
R 7 745
29 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
4 nights
R 2 100
R 8 950
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • No cleaning fee - we do the cleaning. : R 0 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
County House is very close to the parts of the city you will want to visit. All the attractions are within walking distance and the Minster is only 4 minutes walk away.
We are in a quiet residential building with an full sized supermarket next door.
Getting around
The York Sightseeing Tourist bus goes past the front of our entrance road but our visitors usually walk as we are close to all the attractions.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Leeds Bradford: 46.0 km
Railway: York: 1.3 km
Ferry: Hull: 63.0 km
We are in the center of York. The bus and train station are about a 15 to 20 minute walk or a short taxi ride. Trains from London take about 2 hours.
The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford and from there you can get an airport bus to Harrogate or Leeds where there are train or bus connections to York.
By car n we are about 30 minutes from the M1/A1 and we have free parking in a secure private car park.
Full directions will be sent when you book.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 63.0 km.
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