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Foss Haven

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5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Townhouse
A 5 bedroom city centre riverside house, furnished and equipped to a very high standard with a new fitted kitchen. Quiet location on a private development with a private garden, just a few minutes walk from all major visitor attractions, shops, restaurants, bars etc. Ideal for families. This contemporary City Centre Riverside Townhouse is situated in a quiet location on a private development overlooking the River Foss Lock and the old City Walls of the Castle area. The house is an ideal base for families, being just a few minutes walk away from major visitor attractions such as the Yorvik Viking Centre, York Dungeon, Castle Museum, Clifford's Tower and York Minster as well as the many shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and bars that make York such a vibrant city. Riverside House is jus...A 5 bedroom city centre riverside house, furnished and equipped to a very high standard with a new fitted kitchen. Quiet location on a private development with a private garden, just a few minutes walk from all major visitor attractions, shops, restaurants, bars etc. Ideal for families. This contemporary City Centre Riverside Townhouse is situated in a quiet location on a private development overlooking the River Foss Lock and the old City Walls of the Castle area. The house is an ideal base for families, being just a few minutes walk away from major visitor attractions such as the Yorvik Viking Centre, York Dungeon, Castle Museum, Clifford's Tower and York Minster as well as the many shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and bars that make York such a vibrant city. Riverside House is just one of a group of our Holiday Homes that are situated next to each other, making them ideal for large parties of up to 35 people visiting the city for weddings, celebrations, York races etc. The property is also within easy driving distance of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, the historic North Yorkshire Coast and nearby Castle Howard stately home.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Gerald M
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
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Reviewed August 3, 2021

We found Foss Haven to be well placed to visit York, just a short walk from the City Walls and Clifford's Tower. Plenty to do and see. The owner was happy to answer any questions and did so promptly.. He also sorted out carparking for...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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FellowTraveler442633, VR Owner at Foss Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review Haven. Sorry for the old Coke can, I will buy the gardener some new specs! Regards. Gerald.

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Reviewed July 18, 2021

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Date of stay: July 2021
Reviewed June 16, 2021

Nice house that is more than adequate. Lots of crockery, cutlery etc. Very good location, about 10 minute walk to the edge of town and a few minutes to riverside walks. Great to have parking space right outside. Would have liked more comfortable seats in...More

Date of stay: May 2021
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FellowTraveler442633, VR Owner at Foss Haven, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2021

Thanks for your lovely review. I will look at putting in some more comfy seating in the conservatory. Regards. Gerald.

Reviewed June 14, 2021 via mobile

Foss haven was spotlessly clean and in a great location. Could do with a lick of paint to update it. I would definitely stay at foss haven again.

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank Hdon74
FellowTraveler442633, VR Owner at Foss Haven, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2021

Thanks for your positive feedback on Foss Haven. We will look at giving the house a 'lick of paint'. Regards. Gerald.

Reviewed January 2, 2020

Great stay. Lovely little house very convenient location. Not huge but perfect for 2 families. Photos on website don't do it justice. Thankyou.

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank ScottieJ06
FellowTraveler442633, VR Owner at Foss Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It is much appreciated. Regards. Gerald.

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Reviewed December 13, 2019

Super quiet location considering it is so close to the centre of York which is within walking distance. Car parks nearby. Close to town for Christmas shopping . The accomodation has plenty plenty of seating for 8 people in the lounge and dining area.Bedrooms decent...More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019

The house is in a little cul-de-sac near the Novotel. About 10-15 mins walk into the centre. Downstairs it has the lounge, dining room and well equipped kitchen to the left of the stairs, with a door to the rear garden. To the right of...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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FellowTraveler442633, VR Owner at Foss Haven, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2019

Rebecca. What a great review of Foss Haven. So glad you enjoyed your stay and the weather gods were smiling at you! Regards. Gerald.

Reviewed March 25, 2019

Walking distance from the train station (15 mins), great location. Plenty of room for the 5 of us, bedroom each & good facilities - can't think of any negatives. York was a perfect location, city walls, the Shambles and the Ghost Keeper tour on Saturday...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Bev M
FellowTraveler442633, VR Owner at Foss Haven, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2019

Bev. Thank you for the very positive feedback on Foss Haven. Much appreciated. Regards. Gerald.

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Reviewed January 1, 2019

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Date of stay: December 2018
FellowTraveler442633, VR Owner at Foss Haven, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2019

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Reviewed November 20, 2018

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Date of stay: November 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
City Getaway
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
York, the jewel in Yorkshire's crown, voted England's Favourite City, European tourism City of the Year. There is always something going on to surprise and delight the visitor.This beautiful old walled city has over 2000 years of history. York has been important to many invaders. Roman Fortress [Eboracum], home during the Roman occupation to the legendary Ninth Hispana and Sixth Victrix legions, Roman Emperors were acclaimed and died in this city. Viking Capital, [Jorvik], Viking Kings ruled from here. Norman stronghold, William The Conqueror fortified the city to subdue the rebellious North after the invasion of 1066. King George VI said 'The history of York is the history of England'. The city is alive with history with every twist and turn of its narrow streets, York Minster, the an...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Foss Haven

Foss Haven is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Foss Haven has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Foss Haven has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Foss Haven must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.