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Great Town House – Central York


25 Lowther St, York, YO31 7LA
River Ouse

About us

Lovely 3 bedroom townhouse, just a few minutes walk to York's beautiful historic centre. Our Victorian period home has original features, a wood burning stove, attic room with Minster view, a pretty courtyard garden and little summerhouse.

Early arrivals and late departures are possible with our free luggage store. Access by train or car is easy.

With a self check-in system, free wifi, parking and a knowledgeable local host on hand you can look forward to a fun and relaxing stay in York!

Guests will have exclusive use of the entire house and garden, so your family and friends will be comfortable and have privacy. Keyless self check-in means greater flexibility for coming and going.

Additional amenities:
Bedding and towels - All provided
Drinks - We offer a wide range of teas, coffee and other refreshing drinks. Dining - 6 seater dining table / chairs, plus a lovely summerhouse with 4 seater table / chairs set.
Media - Flat screen TV, freeview channels, unlimited internet access.
Going out - Hair dryer, iron + ironing board, full length mirror
Young children - High chair, travel cot, kids games + books
Storage - External luggage store, storage for bicycles and motorbikes
Kitchen - Microwave, oven/hob, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster.
Bathroom - Large shower and separate bath

Bedrooms / sleeping arrangements:
Master bedroom - Kingsize bed
2nd bedroom - Double bed overlooking the courtyard garden
Attic bedroom - Double futon bed. Note: the steps are a little narrow and the ceiling is low in parts - Children tend to love it though! Suitable for one adult or two children.

Additional beds - There is also a single sofabed in the living room and a travel cot that may be set up.

The Attic Room - Fitted with a double futon, the room would suit one adult or children (as it is low in parts). It has a cool reading corner! The velux sky light windows have built in blinds for night time.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Great Townhousefrom £140.00 to £150.00 per unit per night

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Booking & Payment Details

  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • On street/public parking

Property Facilities

  • Cleaning service
  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Radio
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Single sex groups welcomed

Room/Unit Facilities: Great Townhouse

  • Bath
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • King-sized bed
  • Shower


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Road Directions

Address: 25, Lowther St, York, YO31 7LA.

Arrival by train: York train station is 1 mile away. Taxis are available from right outside the front entrance without the need for booking. Rail tickets can be purchased on

Walking from the train station: This takes about 20 minutes - Over Lendal Bridge, right past the Minster and along Goodramgate, then Monkgate. It is a very scenic route :)

Arrival by car:
Approaching from Monkgate/Huntington Road - Drive up Park Crescent (road), then turn right into Bowling Green Lane. The house is by the corner of Lowther Street and Bowling Green Lane. *Due to the one-way system in this area you can not access Lowther Street directly from Huntington Road.

Approaching from the hospital/Clarence Street direction (B1363), drive along Lowther Street (this is the direction of traffic for the one-way system).

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