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Willow Cabin with riverside view

SuperhostBishopthorpe, England, United Kingdom
Hut hosted by Brittany & Michael
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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Our lovely little cabin is perfect for weekend excursions, romantic getaways or as a riverside base for longer stays in and around historic York.

Please note there are no extra costs for cleaning or linen :)

PLEASE NOTE : this property will no longer be available to rent as of the middle of September this year. Thank you to everyone who has stayed here over the past couple of years! We look forward to seeing you again when we re-open...whenever that may be!

The space
The cabin comes ready for you to hop straight into bed after a long day! Sheets, towels, tea and coffee included. The small decking area in front of the cabin can be a lovely spot for your morning cup of tea, weather permitting! The cabin is situated at the edge of a family-run campsite and backs onto the River Ouse. You’ll have full use of all campsite amenities including laundry facilities, shower and toilet block and riverfront picnic area. There is a little riverside cafe on site that serves hot sandwiches, hot drinks, snacks and sweet treats, including a very locally made ice cream (Yorvale) every day through the summer months and some of the colder months from 8am until 5pm.

There is ample free parking in front and to the side of the cabin.

Guest access
Overlooking Bishopthorpe Palace sits our family-run campsite where we have a picnic area on the embankment of the River Ouse and a spot for fishing. The toilets and showers are a 30 second walk from the cabin and guests can pay to use the laundry facilities (per use : washer £3 ; dryer £1.50).

Telephone and internet signal are good here, and although I haven't ticked that the cabin itself has wifi, there is one area on-site by the laundry block where wifi can be accessed if needed.

Other things to note
CHILDREN
Children are very welcome on the boat and a travel cot can be provided on request. Children should be supervised at all times and are the full responsibility of those they are travelling with.

FLOODING
VERY occasionally the River Ouse floods. Sometimes, an especially high river can cause problems for guests in Willow cabin who should take extra care to park their cars above the potential flood water lines. If the flooding is extreme, we may, in some circumstances and very reluctantly, be forced to cancel your booking. If this happens you will, of course, be fully refunded, though we would be unable to guarantee any alternative accommodation for your group. Airbnb do, however, do everything they can in these cases to find guests a solution at very short notice, and in our experience, no guest has ever been left without a place to stay they are happy with. We must stress, FLOODING IS A RARE OCCURRENCE. We will get in touch with you if we think this will be a significant issue.
Our lovely little cabin is perfect for weekend excursions, romantic getaways or as a riverside base for longer stays in and around historic York.

Please note there are no extra costs for cleaning or linen :)

PLEASE NOTE : this property will no longer be available to rent as of the middle of September this year. Thank you to everyone who has stayed here over the past couple of years! We look forward to seeing you again when we re-open...whenever that may be!

The space
The cabin comes ready for you to hop straight into bed after a long day! Sheets, towels, tea and coffee included.…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 crib

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Dryer
Essentials
TV
Washer
Heating
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Bishopthorpe, England, United Kingdom

Bishopthorpe is a beautiful village dating back to the 12th century, making it a perfect holiday destination just on the outskirts of York. York is a town steeped in history, founded by the Romans, occupied by the Vikings, a trading centre in medieval times, and a hub of the industrial revolution with important rail links and, importantly, chocolate factories! All of these changes are visible in the fabric of the town and in the many sites and museums you can visit during your stay. York also has a lively food scene with a huge range of both independent and well-known restaurants and cafes.

The cabin is also a 20 minute walk from York racecourse where important race meets occur throughout the horse racing season, from May until October. The racecourse is also the site of one of the largest car boot sales in the area, where you can grab yourself a bargain every Saturday morning (apart from during race meets), early until around 1pm from late April until the end of October.

The village of Bishopthorpe itself is a 5 or 10 minute walk from the cabin and is home to three pubs and a sports & social club, a small Co-operative supermarket, a butcher's, a bakery, a fish & chip shop, a newsagent's, a sandwich shop, a library, a pharmacy, a barber and a parish church. For a wider choice of shops and restaurants, the Designer Outlet shopping complex is 10 minutes drive away.

Bishopthorpe palace, the beautiful home of the archbishop of York, is a Grade I listed building visible from the embankment, though unfortunately it is not open to the public.
Bishopthorpe is a beautiful village dating back to the 12th century, making it a perfect holiday destination just on the outskirts of York. York is a town steeped in history, founded by the Romans, occupied by…

Top places nearby

York Designer Outlet
0.7 km
York Castle Wall
3.8 km
JORVIK Viking Centre
4.0 km
Shambles Market
4.2 km

National Railway Museum York
4.3 km
Museum Gardens
4.4 km
The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York
4.5 km
York Minster
4.5 km

Hosted by Brittany & Michael

Joined in January 2015
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Hi there! We are Michael, Brittany and Ines (our young daughter). Our barge is located in our family-run campsite, marina and soon to be restaurant, which my parents have owned for over 10 years. Aside from taking our airbnb venture seriously, we study medicine and midwifery and all have an interest in the great outdoors. As such, we try and base both our day-to-day and long term decisions on the impact this will have on the world around us. We enjoy good food and company and when we, ourselves, are guests on airbnb we appreciate staying in unique and homely environments - this is what we have endeavoured to create on our barge.
Hi there! We are Michael, Brittany and Ines (our young daughter). Our barge is located in our family-run campsite, marina and soon to be restaurant, which my parents have owned for…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide detector not required Learn more

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