The village is surrounded by power stations south of York, but when in the village you don't see any of that. The house is lovely and feels like a home with lounges with antiques and pictures and photographs. My wife loved the atmosphere. The B&B is run by an elderly lady who was genuinly nice to talk to. She has little help and this means that you get a quirky experience. The room was nicely furnished with a lovely picture window view over the garden. It had a shower rather than a bath. The bathroom had soap but nothing else. This wasn't a problem as i had brought my washbag ( who wouldn't) I tried the TV which didn't work and could have/should have reported it but didn't need the TV so didn't. The bed was soft but not uncomfortable. Although the walls were not soundproofed this didn't concern me and there was no noise at all in the night to disturb. We had a peaceful nights sleep. In the evening we drove 20 minutes to a lovely family run italian restaurant near York - It was like being back in Italy. The breakfast in the morning was good. We had a slight wait but it was hot and nicely presented. It tasted good and we had a mixture of toasts. One other resident told us to not worry too much about whether they got the order right or not. In fact it was perfect.
Overall this B&B had a lovely character and atmosphere. The owner is doing really well to run it with the help she has and if I needed to stay near/in York again I would certainly consider staying again.
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