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The ARK is York's largest houseboat, moored at a beautiful quiet location along the river Ouse.The WHARFE Room. 1 of 3 bedrooms on board.
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Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

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Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Stay on a Houseboat!
+ Ideal for a group of Friends or Family
+ Great for Celebrating Weddings, Stag and Hen Nights
+ 3 Bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
+ Accommodates 7 people but Room for 10
+ Plenty of Free Parking
+ Flatscreen TV's in Every Room & Internet Onboard
+ Fabulous, Rural River location & Fantastic Views
+ 10 minute drive to York City Centre
+ Local Pubs/Restaurants and Shops 5 minute walk
+ FREE use of Canoes
+ Friendly & Helpful Host with 3000 Positive Reviews


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
3 single beds, 1 floor mattress
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM


148 Reviews

Aimee User Profile
December 2017
cannot recommend this place enough it is amazing. We can't wait to come back in the summer and use the bikes and fabulous decks.
Laurie User Profile
September 2017
A wonderful fitted out houseboat on the banks of the River Ouse at Bishopsthorpe near York. It was such a unique experience, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was well located only a short walk to Bishopsthorpe village where there are a range of pubs and a short walk to bus 11 …
Daniel User Profile
October 2016
Great stay! Loved staying in a boat house. It was like glamping!
Jillian User Profile
October 2018
The boat is a real gem. It is comfortable, warm and clean.....and very spacious! It is very well equiped and there are lovely welcome touches, chocolates in the rooms and complimentry tea and coffee. It's a fantastic place to relax on the boat but within easy walking distance o…
Carol User Profile
October 2018
Had a good time
Louisa User Profile
October 2018
Anyone looking for something unique should look no further
Melanie User Profile
October 2018
A lovely boat, in a fab location. Sleeps 7 comfortably , 10 would be a squeeze as communal area only sits 5 in the lounge. There were 5 of us on our trip so not an issue. The local village is amazing, lovely pubs and hospitality.

Hosted by Jelle

York, United KingdomJoined in August 2011
Jelle User Profile
3658 Reviews
I am a Dutchman who lives in York, England, grew up in South Africa, went to school in New Zealand and loves to travel and meet people. I have several listings and love Airbnb. I have been a host for around 4 years use airbnb when I travel too and I like to travel as much as I …
Languages: English, Nederlands
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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