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Houseboat Till

York. - North Yorkshire

Luxurious houseboat moored in the heart of the beautiful and historic city of York, perfect for small groups or family adventures.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
from £225 per night

How to book...

Houseboat Till is owned and managed by Ken Ainsworth.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Ken Ainsworth.

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  The Highlights...

  • The only houseboat in the city to have its own freehold mooring, Houseboat Till enjoys beautiful views over the River Ouse and the city of York.
  • Modern appliances throughout and central heating to keep you cosy. The furnishings have a delightful nautical feel.
  • Sleeps up to six in three cosy bedrooms, all with comfy mattresses, crisp linen and plenty of storage space.
  • Located just five minutes from the historic city centre and five minutes the other way to the spectacular Yorkshire countryside.

  You should know...

  • Smoking is permitted on the decks and the moorings, however, there is strictly no smoking in the houseboat.
  • Houseboat Till do not take one day weekend bookings

  The Detail...

Welcome aboard Houseboat Till, located in the heart of the beautiful city of York. The houseboat is the only one in the city to have its own freehold mooring and has been enjoying the wonderful views over the River Ouse from her current spot for over 30 years. Just five minutes from the shops, restaurants and historic sights of the city centre and five minutes from the stunning Yorkshire countryside, this location offers something for everyone. Up to six guests can enjoy the luxuries on board, making it perfect for everything from a romantic escape to a family trip.

Step below deck and youll find that the interior is deceptively spacious and the houseboat has central heating throughout to keep you warm and cosy whatever the weather. Down the steps, youll find yourself in the fully-equipped modern kitchen. Theres a table that seats six, the ideal spot to plan the days adventures over breakfast or for a cosy dinner in. The kitchen leads through to the large and inviting living room which features comfy sofas gathered around a TV. Challenge each other to a board game or two in the evening or watch a favourite film after a day exploring the city.

There are three delightful bedrooms on board. In the master bedroom, youll find a luxurious double bed and plenty of storage space. The furnishings, wooden details and the porthole above the bed all have a charming nautical feel. The Bowroom bedroom features a super king sized bed and bench seating which curve round with the shape of the houseboats bow. This room gets plenty of natural light thanks to the skylight. The light fittings around the room are reminiscent of portholes, as are the mirrors on each of the wardrobe doors. The final bedroom is a cosy twin with two comfortable single beds and plenty of wardrobe space. The modern bathroom has a full size bath where you can relax after a day exploring the delights of the Yorkshire countryside. Theres also an electric shower to help wake you up in the mornings.

Back above deck, the enclosed mooring has facilities for you to enjoy a barbeque in the sunshine. There is also a sun deck on the boat where you can take in the views over the river and the city.

York is a city with a rich history and you can still see evidence of its roots dating back to the Romans in its architecture and in the many fascinating museums. The York of today is a vibrant place where all this history sits alongside contemporary independent shops and some fantastic eateries, many of which are just minutes walk away from Houseboat Till. If you can pull yourself away from the city, you also have some of the most spectacular landscapes in the country right on your doorstep. The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors are just a short drive away and offer walkers and cyclists many miles of stunning trails to explore.


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Cleaning service
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub


  Nearby...

  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (lively)
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Tennis
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife

A ten minute stroll to the beautiful historic city of York.


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Leeds-Bradford Airport - 1 hour


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from £225 per night
COVID-19 restrictions may affect your travel plans. Please ensure you are aware of local rules where you live and where this property is located.
(More information.)

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Houseboat Till is owned and managed by Ken Ainsworth.

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