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Water’s Edge

Fishergate, York, Yorkshire
Grade 4 Star rating


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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Pets 0
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This property is part of our English Country Cottages collection

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Near to the heart of York, Water’s Edge boasts a peaceful stay and enjoys a beautiful garden with views over the River Foss.

Only a few minutes’ stroll from the heart of York, close to Clifford’s Tower and the Castle Museums, Water’s Edge enjoys a south-facing well-planted terrace garden and patio directly overlooking the River Foss and mature trees. Situated in a quiet no-through road, its enviable holiday location provides very easy access to the ancient city walls and the many fine shops, restaurants, smart contemporary and traditional cafes, markets and talented street musicians and live concerts that help create the unique atmosphere found in this historic city. Major attractions include the fascinating Jorvik Viking Centre and Railway Museum. The North York Moors and Dales are within easy reach. Golf nearby, riding 5 miles. York racecourse and the MacArthur Glen shopping outlet are both within a 10-minute drive. Shops 500 yards.

Contemporary sitting-room with electric ‘living flame’ fire. Modern fitted kitchen, dining area, door to garden. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Shower room with walk-in shower, toilet.

  • Electric ’living flame’ fire included
  • Electricity, gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • 43” Smart TV with Netflix
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Contemporary garden with patio and furniture
  • Private parking (for 1 car)
  • No smoking
  • Couples and family bookings

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  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
    Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Waterside Breaks
    Waterside Breaks

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 30/03/2019
    Everything was great, we have been before about 18 months ago and the standard is still great

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 23/03/2019
    A cosy, well equipped and spotlessly clean house. Convenient for the city so the car can be left behind (in the reserved parking space).

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/02/2019
    Conveniently situated within walking distance of York city centre, the house is very well equipped, warm, clean and up to date. We would go again!

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 29/01/2019
    Have stayed in this property numerous times over the years and return as it's very convenient for York city centre but in a quiet location. Always spotlessly clean and the owners leave a bottle of wine and chocolates for returning clients. Comfortable accommodation for either a short break or longer. Highly recommended.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/12/2018
    Lovely cottage with everything you need and so close to the centre. Already looking at booking another weekend.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 15/10/2018
    Great cottage, really clean, spacious and homely. Good kitchen equipment provided.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 18/08/2018
    Enjoyed our stay at Waters Edge. It is a lovely place, very peaceful with the river Foss at the end of the garden. Very clean and comfortable. Within easy reach of all that York has to offer.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 28/07/2018
    The cottage was very comfortable and we really enjoyed our stay. We enjoyed having the back patio on sunny nights. The beds were cosy and comfy too. The area was quiet. We’d definitely stay here again.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2018
    Very enjoyable week at Waters Edge - well located being only just outside the city walls 5-10 mins walk to the centre of the city, nice and quiet at night, spotlessly clean and tidy, bed a wee bit uncomfortable, shower was excellent, wifi reasonable, TV has Prime and Netflix which was a bonus. Best part was the patio area out the back which we used most mornings and evenings as it was a sun trap - especially in the evening. Would definitely recommend this property.

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9.6 out of 10 – based on 25 reviews collected by Reevoo
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