Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in York - Stunning Barn Conversion, 4 Star Gold Award
Sleeps 4. 2 bedroom stunning and spacious barn conversion ‘The Hayloft’. Original features combine with contemporary touches to provide a luxury country retreat that is ideal for a couple or family. Situated in a peaceful village location yet only a 15 minute drive to the historic city of York. Perfectly situated for exploring the countryside of East Yorkshire, with so much to do in the area whatever your age.Lots of our guests return! Welcome basket and starter household essentials provided.
This delightful, lovingly restored barn provides high quality spacious holiday accommodation. Original features combined with contemporary touches ensure a comfortable stay all year round. The Hayloft is a luxury country retreat that is equally as ideal for a couple as it is for a family and being all on one level is also suitable for the less mobile. Perfectly situated for exploring the countryside, The Hayloft is in a private location on the owner's smallholding in the peaceful farming village of Thornton in Yorkshire. There is a wealth of things to do in the area, York is only a 15 minute drive, with The National Railway museum, Yorvik centre, Castle museum, open top bus tours and numerous bars and restaurants. Closer to home are Allerthorpe watersports park, Elvington Air museum and the famous water lily gardens at Burnby Hall, Pocklington. We are at the foot of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds which has scenic drives with breathtaking views. There are plenty of good pubs within a 10 minute drive and one just a mile away.
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly
- wheelchair accessible
Please note that we always leave you a small supply of essentials such as toilet rolls, dishwasher and laundry tablets,bin bags washing up liquid etc to get you started. Your welcome basket varies but will include bread, butter, preserves, fresh eggs , milk, tea and coffee. We provide plenty of information leaflets for the surrounding area, sample menus for some of the local pubs and there is a selection of DVD's,children's games, jigsaws etc. Travel cot and highchair available on request. The Hayloft has a wonderful restful ambiance and is ideal for 'a get away from it all break' all year round, being warm and cosy in the winter months with the underfloor heating and log burner. Bedding, towels, tea towels, electric and logs inc. The owners do live on site but you are not overlooked and will be left to enjoy the peace and tranquility in private. If you would like any help or recommendations though they will be only too happy to oblige. Detailed information pack in the property.
You are usually able to request a home made supper for your first night. If you are interested you will be sent a list of approx 5 choices (only one choice per booking though) and the charge will be added to your final balance . £7.50 per person. Canal boat rides available April - October on Sundays starting in Melbourne - full details available in The Hayloft. Thornton ings are an ideal habitat for birds and wildlife. We regularly see deer, owls, squirrels and numerous species of bird. The village is very quiet, our rush hour might consist of a tractor and a couple of horses. Despite this though we are literally on the doorstep of an abundance of things to do from walking on The Yorkshire Wolds to visiting the theatre or bars and restaurants in York, not to mention the museums and quaint old streets and individual shops. Many of our guests have commented on just how much there is to do in the area for both young and old. Or of course if you don't feel like doing very much at all just relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of The Hayloft. Smoking is not permitted inside.
If you would like to book a table at one of the nearby pubs we will be happy to provide details or do this for you. Booking is recommended,especially at weekends.
Bookings taken by email, phone or direct from owners website and availability is regularly updated. A non returnable deposit is required to confirm booking 30% of total cost. Balance payable within 30 days of start of holiday. You are advised to take out cancellation insurance. Payment accepted by Bacs transfer (preferred method) paypal (4%extra)or cheque (please make payable to J. Dawson). We do not take a breakage deposit but damages would need to be paid for. Sorry but we do not accept pets.