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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.

Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

Jelle User Profile

Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location 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 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king 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


140 Reviews

Hannah User Profile
September 2018
A great location and a lovely place!
Jade User Profile
September 2018
We stayed for a hen do and it was perfect, perfect accommodation and location. Very clean and spacious. Had everything we needed. We had to check out a little later than expected but the host was very accommodating and let us stay on board. Would definitely book again. Thank you…
Lauren User Profile
August 2018
We had a brilliant stay on Jelle's beautiful houseboat for my hen weekend! The boat is clean and well kept, the beds are extremely comfortable and we had everything we needed to enjoy ourselves. The outdoor seating areas were especially great for gathering everyone together. Spac…
Eve User Profile
August 2018
We had an amazing two night stay on Jelle’s houseboat it was simply wonderful. We would definitely recommend for all. Jelle is a wonderful host and we cannot wait to visit again in the future
Victoria User Profile
August 2018
The boat is the perfect place to experience life on the river set in a lovely friendly community of ‘river people’. It’s comfortable and spacious and being able to just borrow a canoe to peacefully explore the riverbank wildlife was just lovely!
Eva User Profile
August 2018
Had a chilled overnight stay to have a little celebration before my friend and cousin tie the knot. Accommodation is very adorable and had everything that you require. Definitely for a small group of friends and family.
Katherine User Profile
August 2018
We had a great stay on the boat for my hen do! Communication with Jelle was great. Also the neighbouring boats were very helpful to us when we were struggling with lighting the BBQ and finding us an extra canoe to use (definitely recommend using the canoes!). Boat had everything …

Hosted by Jelle

York, United KingdomJoined in August 2011
Jelle User Profile
3536 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: 99%
Response time: within an hour
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About the home
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