In a peaceful and tranquil setting, this former forester’s cottage nestles in ¾ acres of grounds, surrounded by woodland and a trickling stream. Remotely located, the property enjoys bridle paths and cycle tracks around Cropton Forest, and is perfect for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Relax in the peaceful gardens, where deer, rabbits, squirrels and an abundance of birds visit regularly. There is also a small paddock suitable for dog exercise. Explore the beautiful North York Moors on foot or by car. For golfers there is a small golf course or have a day out at the well-known Gillie Jones Glass Works. Visit Cropton Brewery or a little further, the historic market town of Pickering with its weekly markets and home to a small theatre, a stunning 12th century castle, antique curio and gift shops. From here, board the North Yorkshire Moors steam train and take a memorable journey through the glorious Esk Valley into Grosmont and Goathland. Historic homes, halls and castles can be found, such as Castle Howard, Dunsley Hall and many more. Whitby is 18 miles away. Step back in time as you discover smugglers coves of Robin Hoods Bay and Runswick Bay, where quaint little cottages cling to the cliff edges. The elegant seaside town of Scarborough boasts two sandy bays and is perfect for a family day at the beach. The Minster City of York is easily reached, with art galleries, the Railway Museum, the Jorvik Viking Centre, theatres, inns, tea rooms and shops. Beach 18 miles. Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.
Property # 1861946