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Canal & Riverside Lock Keepers Cottage - York 19km
Canal & Riverside Lock Keepers Cottage - York 19km
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Comfortable single room in canal and riverside Lock Keepers cottage built in 1794 - ideal for the single traveller looking to explore York, Leeds and surrounding areas - good rail and motorway access and 200 yards from the Trans Pennine Trail

The space

Our home was built in 1794 and is one of a pair of Lock Keepers cottages - your room is comfortable and cosy with a view of Selby lock and canal basin which connects Selby canal to the river Ouse

The single bed is comfortable and made with a duvet and 2 pillows - a blanket is provided for extra comfort

Our home is heated by a coal stove which serves the radiators - an electric heater is provided for use when the stove is not lit

The room has a large wardrobe with plenty of hanging space

There is a chair and drop leaf table

There is a kettle, cafetière, ground coffee, tea, milk, sugar and sweeteners in the room for your convenience

Towels and hair/body wash are provided along with a dressing gown for bathroom use

There is not a TV in your room

Guest access

The shared bathroom is adjacent to your room and has an electric shower over the bath - the only lavatory is in the bathroom

You are welcome to use the kitchen for simple meal preparation

We provide a continental breakfast of croissants, jam, yogurt and orange juice - breakfast will be left outside your room - please return breakfast items to the kitchen when you have finished

You are welcome to use our sitting room and eat at the dining table or if you prefer at the small table in your room

You are welcome to use the washing machine and dryer - laundry detergent is provided

Whilst you are staying we consider your room as private but we will need access to water the window boxes - please treat our bedroom as private

We have a wild back garden with a decking area and seating - you are welcome to use the garden and may smoke there

There is dry secure bicycle storage available but please mention at time of booking if you wish to use

Interaction with guests

We both work long shifts and may not be available when you arrive but please make yourself at home

Our shifts can involve us getting up at 0500hr - we are not noisy but will be using the bathroom adjacent to your room - we provide foam ear plugs

Pepper and Gizmo will be about - Gizmo is caged with access to fresh water when we are not in - Pepper has the run of the house apart from your room - Pepper will come and greet you and is very laid back - please leave our bedroom door and the lounge door open for Pepper

Other things to note

We would describe our lifestyle as rustic and simple and we share our lives with our 2 dogs

Your room is clean and fresh but you may find some dust and dog hairs in our home - if these are likely to cause distress please reconsider your booking

Our cottage is over 200 years old and is a grade 2 listed building - the internal heritage paint continuously flakes and things creak

Our style is not to everyone's taste so please look at all the photographs if considering booking as we do like to have lots of stuff around

We believe our Airbnb fees to be very fair and we want you to be comfortable and enjoy your stay in our home - please tell us if something is not to your liking so that we can have the opportunity to put it right

Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Please read our complete listing

Our room can only accommodate one guest

If you are booked for more than a few days then please ask for fresh towels - we will offer you a change of bed linen after 7 days - we will not be servicing your room during your stay - bed linen and towels are obviously changed between each guest

Please help yourself to fresh milk, coffee, tea and sugar to replenish your beverage tray

No guest visitors without prior agreement through Airbnb messaging service

Arrive after 1400hr and before 2200hr unless by prior arrangement through Airbnb messaging

You will have a key to come and go as you please - whenever leaving please secure the house - when finally departing please return the keys to the key safe

We understand that things can get broken - please let us know if something is broken so that we can put it right

We want you to be comfortable and enjoy your stay with us so please let us know if something is not to your liking so that we can have the opportunity to put it right

Thank you

Bruce & David

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - One standard flight with hand rail on the left as you look from the bottom - see photos for steps to climb outside
Pet(s) live on property - Two dogs - see photo
Some spaces are shared - Bathroom, sitting room and kitchen
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
1 night minimum stay

17 Reviews

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Ben User Profile
November 2017
Bruce & David are very attentive, thoughtful and generous hosts. It is always lovely to stay, and I'm a big fan of their pets!
Bruce & David User Profile
Response from Bruce & David:
Thank you Ben for continuing to allow us the opportunity to host you and for your kind reviews
November 2017

Anna User Profile
November 2017
Great place to stay in Selby with the loveliest hosts! The room was clean, warm and had everything you might need and even more. Many thoughtful touches make you feel very welcome and comfortable. Together with Bruce & David being very kind and friendly. Highly recommend :)
Bruce & David User Profile
Response from Bruce & David:
Thank you Anna for your kind review - you are welcome back anytime - Gizmo says 'Hi'
November 2017

Bexter User Profile
November 2017
Lovely people, great stay.
Bruce & David User Profile
Response from Bruce & David:
Thank you for being our guest
November 2017

Ben User Profile
November 2017
Lovely as always. Thanks gents.

Liz User Profile
November 2017
Hi Bruce and David. Staying in your 18th century lock keepers house was just the fun I expected. The snug bedroom, bathroom and breakfast in a basket were just what was needed. Many thanks. Chris
Bruce & David User Profile
Response from Bruce & David:
It was a pleasure to host you Chris - maybe one day we will stay in your beautiful Airbnb home in Oxfordshire
November 2017

Ben User Profile
October 2017
Charming as ever. Warm welcome, attentive but not intrusive, lovely stay!
Bruce & David User Profile
Response from Bruce & David:
Thank you Ben for your review and paying us the highest compliment that there is .... a return booking - looking forward to hosting you again soon
October 2017

Jian User Profile
October 2017
Strongly recommend! Quick response and hospitable, Bruce and David are very kind. The room and bathroom are very clean with everything you may need during stay.
Bruce & David User Profile
Response from Bruce & David:
Thank you Jian for your kind review
October 2017

Selby, United KingdomJoined in May 2015
Bruce & David User Profile

Bruce 53 & David 47 - we enjoy our dogs Pepper and Gizmo who are both rescues - we love exploring the Yorkshire coastline and countryside with them - we both work in healthcare and value our leisure time - we hope you enjoy our caravan or our home and their locations as much as we do

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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