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The City Escape

A stunningly beautiful and fully refurbished Victorian Townhouse in a quiet residential area.


The City Escape

A stunningly beautiful and fully refurbished Victorian Townhouse with everything a guest could need. 

This marvellous property, in a quiet residential area, offers 3.5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, private courtyard garden and parking. And is just a 10 minute walk to the city. For those of us who don’t want to use the stairs, helpfully one of the king bedrooms is at ground floor level, overlooking the secure walled garden, with an en-suite shower room. There is an additional king and twin bedroom with family bathroom and separate cloakroom at 1st floor level.And for the children there is a unique kids room for endless hours of entertainment, together with a large corner sofa-bed for sleeping. (Sleeps up to 6 adults, 2 children and 2 infants.)

Free parking for 1 cargardenFree WiFiNo smokingSleeps 6 + 2Two bathroomsChildren welcome


3.5 Bedroom Victorian Townhouse

Self Catering Holiday Accommodation - Sleeps 6 adult guests, + 2 children + 2 infants

Children any age welcome.



The City Escape is another superb addition to the highly regarded properties offered by multi-award winning York Luxury Holidays for unrivalled holiday accommodation in York. This newly refurbished Victorian Townhouse is now a beautiful holiday home offering guests wonderful accommodation from which to enjoy our city.

The interior design of The City Escape is stunning, offering guests the perfect place to relax and enjoy, inside and out.

There are 3.5 sumptuous bedrooms, including a rarely found king bedroom with an en-suite shower room at ground floor level, overlooking the garden area. Also at ground floor is the entrance hallway, a large open plan and super-comfortable sitting-dining room, brand new kitchen and a lovely south-west facing walled courtyard garden.

Upstairs is a further king bedroom and a twin bedroom, both sumptuously designed, and a totally unique kids room with43” Smart TV, X-Box, further gaming and a large corner sofa-bed for 1-2 children (an additional adult may be considered prior to booking). There is an immaculate family bathroom with both a bath and a shower unit, and also a separate cloakroom.

Located on a quiet Victorian residential street, only a 10 minute walk to the city at Bootham Bar (Bar in Jorvik means Gate!), The City Escape is exactly what it says - a truly wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is a place to which guests will return, time and time again.

Guests can stay for two nights or more and can arrive any available day. (Please note restrictions apply at Christmas and New Year.)


The City Escape is a beautiful newly refurbished Victorian Townhouse, located just off Bootham, which is the main historic city entrance road from the north ring road/A19, and is just about a 10 minute walk from the city’s historic Bootham Bar entrance gate to the city, where the Theatre Royal and Art Gallery are located. It is also just a short walk to the Museum Gardens and the river area for river walks. Close by, in the opposite direction away from town, are a few lovely specialist shops, delis and cafes.

The accommodation itself is spread over two floors and is a Tardis! Furnished to the highest of standards it offers lots of space, quality and comfort, inside and out.

The main entrance door leads from the front garden into an entrance lobby area and then into a lovely long hallway with beautiful tiling. The super-comfortable sitting room, seating seven guests, looks over the front of the property through large windows. There is also a 43” Smart TV with Amazon Prime and an electric wood-wood-burning effect fire. The sitting room is open plan with the dining room, which offers a large dining space for up to eight guests. French doors from the dining room lead into the private south-west facing walled courtyard garden, where there is seating and lighting. The superb modern kitchen offers everything a guest could need, and from which there is a door leading into the courtyard garden.

At the rear of the property, at ground floor level, is a spacious king sized bedroom, overlooking the garden area, with a brand new en-suite shower room.

On the first floor is a further king bedroom and a twin bedroom. Both are beautifully furnished with high quality bed linen and everything needed for a relaxing sleep.

There is also a kids room offering a 43” Smart TV with Amazon Prime, an X-box and further entertainment for the kids, with a large corner sofa bed sleeping 1-2 children. (By prior agreement the sofa bed may be available for an adult to use instead.)

There is also a brand new immaculate family bathroom with a bath, a shower unit and sink, plus a separate cloakroom.

Parking for one vehicle is on the street at the front of the property using a permit. An additional vehicles may also be able to park on the street at the front of the property, or at nearby Marygate car-park.

This really is a tremendous holiday property offering guests a terrific location from which to explore York, and to be away from the hubbub at night.

Key Features

  • Secure on-line booking and payment facility 24/7 with no added fees.

  • Host welcome on arrival.

  • Secure entrance.

  • On street parking at the front of the property for 1-2 vehicles.

  • Just a 10 minute walk to the city.

  • Spread over 2 floors in a large, top class and fully refurbished Victorian Townhouse.

  • Very high quality fixtures and fittings with beautiful interior design.

  • Complimentary Wi-fi.

  • Blu-tooth sound system.

  • Radio.

  • 43” Smart TV in sitting room, with Amazon Prime.

  • Supremely comfortable sitting room seating 7 guests.

  • Large open plan dining room seating up to 8 guests.

  • Modern kitchen with everything a guest could need.

  • Private south-west facing walled courtyard garden.

  • Spacious ground floor king bedroom with en-suite shower room.

  • Sumptuous king bedroom and twin bedroom at 1st floor.

  • Fantastic kids room offering 43” Smart TV with Amazon Prime, X-Box and more games.

  • A large corner sofa-bed for 1-2 children in the kids room (or for 1 adult by prior agreement).

  • Designer family bathroom with bath, stand-alone shower unit, and sink.

  • Separate cloakroom with dual flush loo and sink.

  • Beautiful toiletries provided for use.

  • Plush Egyptian Cotton towels including large bath sheets.

  • High quality bedding and linen.

  • A short stroll to river walks and Museum Gardens.

  • A wide range of restaurants, shops, delis and cafes within a 5 minute walk.

  • Complimentary welcome pack of tasty goodies on arrival. (Extras such as champagne & chocolates can be provided at extra cost).

Relax and Enjoy!

Free parking for 1 cargardenChildren welcomeFree WiFiNo smokingSleeps 6 + 2Two bathrooms