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DELIGHTFUL RENOVATED STONE COTTAGE & GARDEN, SUPERB LOCATION CENTRAL YORKSHIRE

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Sally Kitchen

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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DELIGHTFUL RENOVATED STONE COTTAGE & GARDEN, SUPERB LOCATION CENTRAL YORKSHIRE

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Ideal for touring Cities of York/Leeds, Yorks. Dales, North York Moors & Wolds

The tastefully modernised upside down cottage, is a 18th century former farm building. Adjoining the owners property, located in a shared courtyard with the Village Hall. The cottage enjoys private secluded gardens overlooked only by the picturesque Village Church and garden. Fitted throughout with high quality furnishings and underfloor heating, the cottage comfortably accommodates upto 6 people, in a large family bedroom for 4, and a sofabed within the open planned lounge. It is equally suitable for a group of friends looking for informal relaxed accommodation. The village of Barkston Ash offers 2 pubs, of which one has a popular restaurant, within a 2 min walk. The golf course, restaurant and curiosity shops at Scarthingwell Park are within a 10 min off road pleasant walk. Further afield, within 2 miles, are numerous shops, restaurants and pubs. The famous brewery town of Tadcaster, 4 miles, can offer river Wharfe walks and angling, brewery tours, swimming baths, and tearooms

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sally Kitchen

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2008
Speaks English
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday cottage rental in York, United Kingdom

31 Reviews Write a Review
Delightful Renovated Stone Cottage & Garden, Superb Location Central Yorkshire
average rating of 4.7419353 based on 31 reviews
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Delightful Renovated Stone Cottage & Garden, Superb Location Central Yorkshire
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p400066
+44 07766 886402
York North Yorkshire
Leyland
5

A perfect place to stay

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 01-Dec-2008
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2008
A lovely property warm and cosy for anytime of the year. Plenty of local information provided. Beautifully maintained.Easy access into York for all the attractions.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 7/7
business
Delightful Renovated Stone Cottage & Garden, Superb Location Central Yorkshire
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p400066
+44 07766 886402
York North Yorkshire
4

Very pleasant in great location.

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
Great value for money, clean, tidy, warm and perfectly organised by owner. Extremely helpful and ideal for a little get away
business
Delightful Renovated Stone Cottage & Garden, Superb Location Central Yorkshire
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p400066
+44 07766 886402
York North Yorkshire
5

A perfect hideaway within easy reach of York.

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
This is a lovely little cottage, very clean and well maintained with everything you need, set in a quiet, picturesque village. The owners are very helpful without being intrusive. The village pub is a stones throw away and serves good food, real ales and a welcoming atmosphere. We felt very comfortable and at home during our short stay. So much so, we have booked 2 more stays.
business
Delightful Renovated Stone Cottage & Garden, Superb Location Central Yorkshire
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p400066
+44 07766 886402
York North Yorkshire
wetherby
5

A fabulous, cosy rental in a great location.

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
I stayed here for 5 nights with my 5yr old daughter and we had a wonderful time. Sally couldn't have been more attentive and helpful. The property is warm and cosy and spacious - the kitchen is super well equipped and my daughter loved the bunk bed! There are movies and CDs and internet and pretty much everything you could wish for. I can highly recommend it.
business
Delightful Renovated Stone Cottage & Garden, Superb Location Central Yorkshire
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p400066
+44 07766 886402
York North Yorkshire
1

Disappointing, needs some improvement.

  • 1 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
Our first impression on the cottage was not positive. As we entered the downstairs hall we were met with an unpleasant damp and musty odour that despite our best efforts (of keeping windows open and bathroom extractor fan on), remained throughout the duration of our stay.
It was also surprisingly cold downstairs in the bathroom and bedroom, which was in notable contrast with the upstairs which was constantly warm and stuffy, even with the windows open.
The bedroom and bathroom were quite dark and even with the lights on it was too dingy to see properly. This meant we had to have the blinds open in the morning to get dressed/ready to go out. Unfortunately, being a downstairs room this meant we had no privacy and consequently, my wife was seen naked in the room by a neighbour walking across the courtyard.
Upstairs in the lounge/kitchen, the accommodation was comfortable and had a good selection of videos and entertainment. However, we could not understand how people could sleep in the room as the dormer windows had no blinds. Furthermore, the kitchen was not as clean as I would expect from a rental property. There were food splatters and grease marks on the splash back behind the hob and on the underside of the extractor unit, and both the oven and cooking dishes stored within were unacceptably dirty. Bits of food were also found in the seal and drawers of the freezer.
There was no hot water available in the kitchen making washing up quite difficult and the tap constantly leaked at its base. Additionally, it is always appreciated for a kitchen to include a dishwasher (!), but to not supply any powder/tablets is a first in all my years of renting properties. We had to resort to making a special trip out to find some ourselves, which was extremely frustrating.
In the details on the website, it was not made clear that the property had ACCESS to a garden, as the outside area is divided between the neighbours. Without the owners explaining this we would have not known where we could or could not sit. We were promised some chairs on which to sit outside when we arrived, but these did not materialise during the weeks stay.
The owners were very friendly and welcoming. With more care, consideration and attention to detail, the property could be much improved.
Owner's Response: We were very disappointed and frustrated to receive our first negative review of our holiday home, and that our welcomed guest's stay was not up to their expectations.

We live next door to our holiday home and make it easy for our guests to call on us, or phone us at any time. We met our guests on arrival, and departure, and also during their weeks stay.

We were very frustrated as all of their niggles could have been rectified if only given the opportunity.

We go out of our way to make guests feel welcome and at ease during their holiday.
No-one is perfect, we agree, but we are very approachable, we try hard, and would like to think that if any guests had an issue would bring it to our attention, rather than let it spoil their stay.

We hope that all our previous guest's, positive reviews (not owner's own submitted reviews), help to show the true reflection of our holiday home.

If you have any questions regarding the negative comments, please feel free to contact us on the given email/tel number.

We would like to welcome you to our holiday home soon. Sally & Andy.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Location

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Leeds Bradford
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Kingston upon Hull
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Church Fenton (York next stop)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Jct 47 M1
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Scarborough
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Boot & Shoe, Barkston Ash
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Xscape, Castleford
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Scarthingwell
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
The Ash Tree, Barkston Ash
Car: recommended

Visit the historic walled city of York, with its famous Minster, Shambles and Castle Museum. Or visit cosmopolitan Leeds with theatres and art galleries a plenty, The Royal Armouries, Corn Exchange & Markets. The spa town of Harrogate, or the smaller market towns of Wetherby, Ripon, Pontefract, Thirsk, Northallerton or Skipton many with their own racecourses. Along with the above, visit one of two of the regions largest shopping malls, within 15 mins drive to McArthur Glen York or Junction 32 Castleford Xscape. Locally you can enjoy Lotherton Hall & Bird Gardens, Temple Newsam House & Gardens, Harewood House & Bird Gardens, Bramham Park, and Roundhay Park with its adjoining Tropical World. On our doorstep is the famous battle ground of Towton Moor where the War of the Roses took place in 1461. Due to our fantastic central location we are within easy reach of many fabulous attractions that Yorkshire has to offer. Too numerous to mention further details are displayed in our info pack.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday cottage in York, North Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Low season
22 Apr 2014 - 1 May 2014
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£375
 
 
May Bank Holiday
2 May 2014 - 11 May 2014
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£475
 
 
Mid season
12 May 2014 - 22 May 2014
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
£425
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
23 May 2014 - 27 May 2014
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
 
 
Mid season
28 May 2014 - 17 Jul 2014
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
£425
 
 
High season
18 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£475
 
 
Mid season
1 Sep 2014 - 28 Sep 2014
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
£425
 
 
Low season
29 Sep 2014 - 23 Oct 2014
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£375
 
 
Half term
24 Oct 2014 - 2 Nov 2014
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
£425
 
 
Low season
3 Nov 2014 - 18 Dec 2014
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£375
 
 
Christmas & New Year
21 Dec - 5 Jan
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£504
 

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Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in York in North Yorkshire

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Basic Soaps
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking Off Street
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Board
  • Sofa Bed
  • Heating
  • Alarm Clock
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The washing machine and clothes airer are located in the under stairs cupboard within the bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Bunkbeds
  • Sofa bed sleeping 2 in lounge area, with memory foam mattress topper for added comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Radio
  • Games
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • Music Library
  • Books for Kids
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • library
  • museums
  • water parks
  • churches
  • playground
  • autumn foliage
  • live theatre
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • recreation centre
  • forests
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • sledding
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • fitness centre
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • fly fishing
  • fishing
  • ski
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ice skating
  • equestrian events
Notes:
The cottage is heated throughout with underfloor heating. There is Sky+ with Variety, and Style and Culture packages. There is courtyard parking for one car. On road parking is easily available within 20 mtrs of cottage. The very quiet and secluded gardens of Courtyard Cottage make a great place for the children to play, please note that there are 2 shallow nature ponds in the garden. The orchard gardens are perfect for enjoying a BBQ and a bottle of wine on a summers evening.
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