Historical Market town near York

House - Private room · , Wetherby nr Leeds, West Yorkshire LS22 6PG, United Kingdom
Paul

Victorian house in lovely leafy location in historic riverside market town. Main front double room overlooks Sandringham Park. Includes double bed with memory mattress plus double sofabed. An additional single underbed can be erected if required.

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Victorian house in lovely leafy location in historic riverside market town. Main front double room overlooks Sandringham Park. Includes double bed with memory mattress plus double sofabed. An additional single underbed can be erected if required.

The Space

Lovely leafy location in historic riverside market town. Double room at front overlooks Sandringham Park. Main front bedroom includes double bed with memory mattress plus double sofabed. An additional single underbed can be erected if required with comfortable mattress.

There is a Hauck travel cot as your disposal too which is ideal for young children and babies.

A second rear room is sometimes available. Do ask if required for confirmation. This additional room has a real single bed plus underbed which pulls up to the same level.

The rear room can sleep 2 people comfortably.

The living room is also available with a double airbed and 2 additional single air beds if required.

House is eclectic in style. Kitchen is available for use. One shared bathroom with shower and bath.

Located near major cities including York, Harrogate and Leeds all within 20-30 minutes by car. We are the gateway to The North York Moors, The Dales and within a couple of hours from The Lake District.

A1M motorway within 2-5 minutes.

Airfield just up the A1.

Several international airports within 1-2 hours drive. Nearest is Leeds-Bradford only 15 miles away (20 minutes drive) then Doncaster and Manchester within an hour's drive..

Buses from Wetherby bus station to Leeds, Harrogate and York. Late buses run between Leeds and Wetherby and a regular train service operates between Leeds and York, Leeds and Harrogate and Harrogate and York.

Wetherby is a lovely historic market town (2 markets per week) set by the River Wharfe, complete with ducks and bird life in abundance. Ducks have been known to waddle through the town! Great riverside and wooded walks for both humans and ducks!

Pleasant quiet and leafy neighbourhood.

Plenty of pubs, cafes and good restaurants. Bus station, library with tourist information, plus Post Office and supermarkets and other shops including good butchers and bakery all within 5 minutes walk. Good brass bands pipe up on a Sunday throughout the summer usually 2pm-4pm.

On-street parking. Park opposite with splendid playground. Wi-Fi connection. Bathroom has shower and bath.

Great Italian restaurant only 4 minutes walk plus great quality gastro café in Market Place. Fine fish & chip shops and two late opening service stations nearby only 2 minutes walk.

Guest Access

Kitchen-Dining room and bathroom. Garden and patio access.

Interaction with Guests

I'm sociable as I like meeting people, but I also respect people's privacy and will leave people in peace if they so desire.

The Neighborhood

Picturesque river market town with good road connections (car & bus) providing an ideal central base for exploring the whole of Yorkshire and the north of England.

Getting around

Good regular bus services runs between Wetherby, Leeds and Harrogate. A less frequent bus service runs between Wetherby and York.

Regular train services run between Leeds and York, Leeds and Harrogate and Harrogate and York.

There are also good, regular train services for airports between Leeds, York, Manchester, Edinburgh and London.

There is a local taxi service based in Wetherby town centre called Dees.

On-street parking right outside.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 5
Extra people: $26 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $353 /week
Monthly Price: $1235 /month
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Cancellation: Flexible

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  • Paul was an engaging and hospitable host who ensured my stay was very pleasant. His home is cosy, plus it has character and a friendly atmosphere.

    July 2014
  • Paul could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Easy going and hospitable. The house is very well situated within an easy walk of the centre of Wetherby with its great restaurants and pubs. Use the address rather than the postcode in the sat nav ....we ended up at the back of the house in an alley.
    Good nights sleep in the big front bedroom and a nice hot shower in the morning. Would recommend.

    June 2014
  • Wetherby and Paul's place wasn't at all what we expected! We really enjoyed staying here. Paul is very welcoming and we enjoyed some nice time in the garden. Opposite the house there's a large park, and the street is very quiet, so we slept very well :). Supermarkets, pubs and restaurants are walking distance; Wetherby is a very nice place!

    June 2014
  • Paul was very accommodating and pleasant. Lovely house. Felt very comfortable and welcome. The bathroom was very clean and tidy. The bedroom was cozy.
    The location was convenient and there were many easily accessible shops around.
    I stayed just for 3 days for a conference and hardly had time to socialise with Paul but the brief interaction I had with him led me to believe he was a very interesting person with lots of thoughts and ideas which were exciting.
    I would recommend staying with him and would do so again if the necessity arose.

    June 2014
  • Paul was a very kind host. He offered to share a bottle of wine with us the evening of our arrival, but, unfortunately, we were too tired to stay up and join him. We did have a chance to chat with him for awhile and enjoyed it. Paul had to set up an extra bed to accommodate our family of five. He did so and even went shopping in the evening to get some things for us and our children. We arrived a little early and he was a bit behind schedule since it was a busy time at work, but we were both flexible and easy going and it all worked out for everyone. Our kids enjoyed the playground across the street. Paul clearly is proud of where he lives and wants visitors to see that same extraordinary place that he does. That is nice.

    June 2014
  • Paul is a brilliant host, really hospitable, we had a lovely night with him, highly recommend to book this cozy house.

    May 2014
  • Fantastic host. Wonderful room with everything you may need. Thanks for a great stay.

    May 2014
  • Our first experience of Airbnb this has left us eager to do this again. Paul was a delightful and considerate host, and very good company. We were extremely comfortable. The house is situated only a very few minutes from the centre of Wetherby, but overlooks a park, has a back-garden where one can sit or eat, and where it is amazingly peaceful for relaxation. Wetherby itself is a quiet but charming small town . There is a frequent bus service to Leeds and Harrogate. It is half an hour from York (a tourist must), but the bus service stops rather early. However, Paul also made the generous offer to pick us up should we get stuck. Like most of his guests, I imagine, we came away feeling we had made a real friend and look forward to seeing him in the future.

    May 2014
  • Great Neighborhood, great room and a very good location near to york and leeds. Paul is very friendly and a very good host.

    May 2014
  • We had a a really good stay at Paul's lovely house. The room was nice and tidy and we shared a gorgeous blue cheese pasta dinner with some wines. Waking up was great in the light, relaxing and cosy room. Would definitely stay here again!

    April 2014
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Freelance writer, photographer, video producer and director of a biomimicry based charitable foundation. I enjoy travel, cultural diversity and meeting people. I'm sociable, like good conversation and a chuckle! Respect people's privacy and space however! Currently there is only myself in this friendly house! : ) Some of my favourite places and recent visits include Xiamen, Shanghai, Sardegna, Barcelona, Madrid, Segovia, Paris and Wroclaw in Poland. I'm located halfway between east and west coasts of the UK, and 200 miles equidistant between London and Edinburgh .. two of my favourite cities here in the UK. Wetherby is a great stopping-off point between the two, or for the nearby cities of York for its history, Leeds for its dynamism in its architecture, industrial revolutionary history, shopping and leisure activities, or Harrogate for its conference centres and pleasant lifestyle. Wetherby is a most pleasant historic market town with the beautiful River Wharf flowing through, and is one of the gateways to the wonderful Dales and beautiful North Yorkshire Moors. I am located directly opposite a park and all amenities including pubs, restaurants, supermarkets, post office, library (inc tourist info) and a great range of shops are all within 7 minutes walk. We also have some of the cheapest petrol for miles around! (Morrisons and Shell stations are very close by and with Sainsbury's petrol station (often cheapest) is just outside Harrogate about 7 miles away). Whether you find yourself in my spacious front double room or the smaller rear double room, you can feel at home here with roaring open fires in the winter and a pleasant patio and garden in summer (I use them all year round!). Looking forward to meeting you!
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