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Lendal Tower

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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In a landmark setting on the eastern banks of the River Ouse stands the 14th-century, Grade I listed Lendal Tower. After a careful, sympathetic renovation Lendal Tower now gives you the opportunity to encounter a unique medieval living experience with a welcoming level of contemporary comfort. Sleeping up to 6 people Lendal Tower is a truly unique place to stay on your next visit to the City of York. The interior décor is as unique as the property and it’s clear that every effort has been made to preserve Lendal Tower’s historic character. There’s ornate, original wood panelling and decorative ceiling plasterwork. The ground floor has a large living room and dining hall with double doors to an enclosed garden. Two steps up takes you to a superbly appointed kitchen with range, gas hob, elec...In a landmark setting on the eastern banks of the River Ouse stands the 14th-century, Grade I listed Lendal Tower. After a careful, sympathetic renovation Lendal Tower now gives you the opportunity to encounter a unique medieval living experience with a welcoming level of contemporary comfort. Sleeping up to 6 people Lendal Tower is a truly unique place to stay on your next visit to the City of York. The interior décor is as unique as the property and it’s clear that every effort has been made to preserve Lendal Tower’s historic character. There’s ornate, original wood panelling and decorative ceiling plasterwork. The ground floor has a large living room and dining hall with double doors to an enclosed garden. Two steps up takes you to a superbly appointed kitchen with range, gas hob, electric oven and limestone flooring. Also on the ground floor is a shower room with toilet. A spiral staircase leads to a mezzanine double bedroom with TV/DVD and up to the first floor double bedroom with TV/DVD, dressing room and en-suite bathroom. The second floor houses a further double bedroom with 5ft four-poster bed, TV/DVD and en-suite bathroom with luxurious copper roll top bath and toilet. Both the first and second floor bedrooms offer amazing dual-aspect river views. Climb a little higher and you’ll reach the large roof terrace* which offers incredible views of the city’s many highlights: the stunning York Minster, historical Lendal and King’s Bridges, the River Ouse, and the bustling 21st-century city that flourishes in the shadow of its ancient walls. Return to Lendal Tower and guests have the privilege of relaxing in the tranquil setting of their own private riverside garden with a secluded patio area. The nearest shops, restaurants and pubs are only 30 yards away. *Short ship style ladder steps to roof terrace. Key Features: • 3 Double bedrooms (1 mezzanine) • 2 Ensuite bathrooms • Ground floor toilet and shower room • Living and dining areas • Central heating (under floor heating) • Bed linen and towels provided • WiFi • Freeview TV/DVD/CD • Gas/electric range • Microwave • Washing machine • Dishwasher • Wine cooler • Fridge freezer • Lawned garden with patio furniture • Roof terrace with seating area • Secure garage for two cars • Non smoking • No pets More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Unfortunately no Stag or Hen Parties
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Manager
Mike Stainsby (Property Manager Lendal Tower)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
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Reviewed 5 October 2020

Absolutely stunning property in a fantastic location. It's just as good as it looks from the pictures - beautifully furnished and decorated. You get a real sense of the history of the place combined with all the modern comforts you could need. The kitchen is...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Ismililith
Reviewed 8 September 2020

We stayed for 3 nights and would have loved to have been able to extend our stay to a week or more. Lendal Tower is a true home from home. All home comforts and mod cons available to help make your stay comfortable and relaxing....More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank 532annmarier
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Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020

Stayed for 3 nights with 4 friends in Jan/Feb 2020. Despite being a very old building, the Tower was cosy, warm and comfortable. We were greeted and shown around the tower by a lovely man who explained the accommodation well. The Tower was fantastic but...More

Date of stay: January 2020
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Reviewed 25 November 2019

Second stay first was for my 50th in 2018 for 7 nights in February Second nov 22nd for 3 nights What a fantastic tower ( I call it my castle ) Great place Great location Will be back next time in the summer Thank you...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Davi2019
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Reviewed 23 November 2019

We stayed for 16 days Oct/Nov 2019. The description and pictures online are exactly as portrayed. On Guy Fawkes night we watched all the fireworks and on Remembrance Sunday we had the perfect view both from the top of the tower. The kitchen was so...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank KristinaP1187
Reviewed 8 October 2019

Have always admired this building from a far and was curious as to the internal accommodation so when I found it could be hired, just had to do it. Stayed here with family and friends for 3 nights, all I can say is Fabulous. The...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Dorransjulz07
Reviewed 28 May 2019

Our second stay and once again really special. The 2 main bedrooms are exceptional though the 3rd bedroom requires a fair walk if you need the toilet! The location is outstanding with pretty much everything on the doorstep. I couldn’t live in the tower as...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Takehimanywheretwice
Reviewed 22 March 2019

We stayed in Lendal Tower for 4 nights to celebrate a special birthday for my mother in law, she didn’t know where we were staying in York and the look on her face when we entered the property was priceless. The whole accommodation is superb...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Henllys_tripper
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

A fantastic 3 days. My husband was completely blown away by the whole experience. The tower is immaculate blending old with new seamlessly. The view from the roof is also special. Comfortable beds, great shower, fab copper bath, well equipped kitchen. Highly recommend for something...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 351sandraj
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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