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The Railman’s House is a beautiful Victorian-built house, perfectly designed for couples and solo travellers to explore the vibrant city of York. The property has been completely renovated yet holds great character with the retaining of original features, such as cast-iron fireplaces. The Railman’s House is in a quiet residential area, with the centre of York just a short 20-minute walk away so you can explore all that this great city has to offer.
When you need some downtime, The Railmans’ House has everything you need. In the living room you can get cosy on the comfy teal blue sofa. Well-equipped for full relaxation, the room features a flat-screen TV with Freeview channels, creating the perfect environment to curl up and watch your favourite shows. You’ll also find an original cast iron fireplace which adds charm to the property.
At the rear of the living room is where you’ll find the property’s fully-equipped, stylish kitchen. The kitchen will provide a wide selection of items you can use for preparing and enjoying a home cooked meal.
In the centre of the room you will find a dining table and chairs, perfect for two.
From the kitchen, you can head straight outside to the ‘yarden’. Sit back and relax in this lovely south-facing area which features decking, two seating areas, and three raised flower beds. The garden features festoon lights which create a romantic atmosphere in the evening.
The king size bedroom at The Railman’s House is a comfortable and welcoming space. It comes with ample storage space for your belongings and offers a homely and tranquil environment for you to relax in.
The bathroom is yet another generously sized space. Refurbished to an immaculate standard, it has a freestanding bath tub and a separate shower, as well as a wash basin and WC.
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The Railman’s House is located just a short 20-minute walk from York City centre so you’ll be well placed to explore all that the city has to offer.
Placed perfectly half-way between London and Edinburgh, York is a stylish hotspot with more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK.
Discover over 30 world-class museums as well as hidden attractions off the beaten track. Enjoy amazing restaurants, bars and pubs along with independent boutiques and big-name stores.
From the ancient walls of Roman York to the grandeur of Georgian York, the city is packed with history and charm. Explore The Shambles - a cobbled street which is lined with Elizabethan buildings – where you’ll find a mixture of shops and eateries. Be amazed by the 7th century York Minster and the stunning views from the Central Tower which leads to the highest point in the city.
Step outside of the centre and you’ll uncover a haven of woodland and moorland. The beautiful Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and Wolds are right on the doorstep so you can enjoy long walks in the countryside.
If you fancy venturing further afield, Leeds is easily accessible via the A64. Alternatively, you could hop on the train and be there in around half an hour. Harrogate can also be reached easily by rail in under 40 minutes.
Getting around can be done on foot very easily and pleasantly from The Railman’s House.
Why not hop on the York City Sightseeing bus for the perfect way to explore every corner of the city.
York train station is a short walk away from the property and has direct routes to Leeds, Harrogate, Manchester and London.
Guests have access to the full property. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.
Free on-street parking is available outside the property on a first come, first served basis.
Please note that the cast iron fireplaces are only ornamental and are not for guest use.
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