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The ARK is York's largest houseboat, moored at a beautiful quiet location along the river Ouse.The WHARFE Room. 1 of 3 bedrooms on board.

Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

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Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Stay on a Luxury Houseboat!
+ Ideal for a group of Friends or Family
+ Great for Celebrating Weddings, Stag and Hen Nights
+ 3 Bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
+ Accommodates 7 people but Room for 10
+ Plenty of Free Parking
+ Flatscreen TV's in Every Room & Internet Onboard
+ Fabulous, Rural River location & Fantastic Views
+ 10 minute drive to York City Centre
+ Local Pubs/Restaurants and Shops 5 minute walk
+ FREE Bikes and Canoes
+ Friendly & Helpful Host with 2000 Positive Reviews


Free parking on premises
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
3 single beds, 1 floor mattress
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM


133 Reviews

Eva User Profile
August 2018
Had a chilled overnight stay to have a little celebration before my friend and cousin tie the knot. Accommodation is very adorable and had everything that you require. Definitely for a small group of friends and family.
Louise User Profile
August 2018
From start to finish this property excelled itself. We had my husband's 40th on board with 20 day time guests and an extra 10 sleepers. The booking process, space and little touches were second to none. We loved using the canoes to explore the river! It was sparkling clean and ha…
Katherine User Profile
August 2018
We had a great stay on the boat for my hen do! Communication with Jelle was great. Also the neighbouring boats were very helpful to us when we were struggling with lighting the BBQ and finding us an extra canoe to use (definitely recommend using the canoes!). Boat had everything …
Lara User Profile
August 2018
Jelle’s houseboat was fabulous and we all loved our stay. The boat is in a picturesque and peaceful area and the two outdoor decks are great for eating/drinks. Jelle and Tyler were very helpful and easy to get in touch with should one have a problem, which we didn’t. Would highly…
Emily User Profile
July 2018
We had a great weekend for my Mums 50th. We spent an afternoon in the local village having a few drinks and nibbles in the Woodman, food was gorge! Followed by time on the boat, we enjoyed a bbq and drinks into the evening. Good location for spending the day in York too! Real…
Amanda User Profile
July 2018
A fantastic family weekend. The boat is brilliant and everybody loved it and the amazing setting. Such a friendly place. My little girl didn’t use her iPad once! Excellent host with brilliant communication. Thank you. We hope to return one day soon.
Michael User Profile
July 2018
The boat is roomy and docked at a marina/campground with friendly neighbors and is a good central location from which to explore historic York. It was nice to sit on the deck with a cold beverage and watch the sunset. The marina has a little outdoor café which made great coffee,…

Hosted by Jelle

York, United KingdomJoined in August 2011
Jelle User Profile
3421 Reviews
I am a Dutchman who lives in York, England, grew up in South Africa, went to school in New Zealand and loves to travel and meet people. I have several listings and love Airbnb. I have been a host for around 4 years use airbnb when I travel too and I like to travel as much as I …
Languages: English, Nederlands
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About the home
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying in someone’s home.
This is Jelle’s place.
Tyler helps host.

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