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Luxury couple's country retreat in spectacular location in the North York Moors

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Double bed holiday cottage with open plan living room with beautiful views

Postgate Nook is a one bedroomed holiday cottage within the beautiful, peaceful setting of Postgate Farm, set up by the owners to provide a luxurious, peaceful setting for a romantic break for couples. The Nook is full of character, featuring exposed beams, stonework and wood burning stove. Downstairs, the Nook has an open plan living room, kitchen and dining area with ample facilities for 2 persons. Upstairs there is a double bed, en-suite toilet and luxurious free standing bath area. Ample off-road parking is provided, and outside is a private sitting area with stunning views over Glaisdale Dale.

Note Postgate Nook may also be suitable for parents with one young infant (plenty of space to set up a travel cot either upstairs or downstairs).

NEW!! For Winter / Spring 2016/017 onwards. We have now added a wood burning stove (all fuel provided) for cosy nights in by the fire.

Postgate Farm is set in a beautiful, peaceful location in Glaisdale Dale with stunning views to the South over the Dale to the forests and moorlands beyond. The Dale itself is served by just one road which means very little traffic, yet is only a mile from the thriving village community of Glaisdale and all its amenities including the village pub, award winning butchers, post office and general store, tennis court and the Robinson Institute, home of the renowned Esk Valley Theatre Company. The village has a railway station and is served by local bus routes. Glaisdale is an ideal holiday location, with stunning walks and cycling available without even getting in your car. A little further afield are other parts of the North York Moors, with pretty villages such as Goathland, Grosmont, Egton, Lealholm, Rosedale Abbey and Egton Bridge just a few minutes drive or a healthy hike away, or by using the picturesque Esk Valley Railway, which runs from Whitby to Middlesborough, and also connects to the famous North York Moors Railway, complete with steam trains, connecting to Pickering. The local bus service connects to Whitby, and the other villages of the North York Moors.The towns of Pickering in the heart of the North York Moors, and Whitby on the coast are less then half an hours drive away and can also be accessed by rail as mentioned above. York and Scarborough lie approximately 50 minutes drive from Glaisdale. Whether you want to see the beauty of the North York Moors with its expansive moorlands and hidden valleys or the stunning Cleveland coastline, Glaisdale is an ideal base for your stay.

More Details

Owner
Mark and Moya Hollingworth
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2017

About Mark and Moya Hollingworth

Mark and Moya Hollingworth moved to the North York Moors from West Yorkshire with a view to semi-retirement in this beautiful area, having already successfully run holiday cottages in the area for many years. On purchasing Postgate Farm we started to convert some of the old farm buildings to provide luxury self catering accommodation on site. Living in the farm house next door means we can be on hand to help guests with their stay, but we aim to leave visitors to enjoy their own private space.

Mark and Moya Hollingworth purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Mark and Moya Hollingworth chose Yorkshire Moors and Coast

We discovered the North York Moors while travelling to our former holiday cottage on the coast at Staithes. When the opportunity came along to move our family home we looked for a property in a rural area which would give us the opportunity to develop further holiday cottages which we could manage from our own home. We discovered Postgate Farm located in Glaisdale Dale just outside Glaisdale village. The Dale is a beautiful, peaceful setting around a mile from the village of Glaisdale, with a thriving community and various amenities such as village pub, award winning butchers, post office and general store, tennis court and the Robinson Institute, home of the renowned Esk Valley Theatre Company. The village has a railway station and is served by local bus routes. As well as now being our happy family home, we have now converted some of the former barns to provide luxury self-catering holiday accommodation.

What makes this cottage unique

Postgate Farm is set in a beautiful, peaceful location with stunning views to the South over Glaisdale Dale. The Dale itself is served by just one road which means very little traffic, yet is only a mile from the village of Glaisdale and all its amenities. Glaisdale is an ideal holiday location, with stunning walks and cycling avaiable without even getting in your car. A little further afield are other parts of the North York Moors, with pretty villages such as Goathland, Grosmont, Egton, Lealholm, Rosedale Abbey and Egton Bridge just a few minutes drive or a healthy hike away, or by using the picturesque Esk Valley Railway, which runs from Whitby to Middlesborough, and also connects to the famous North York Moors Railway, complete with steam trains, connecting to Pickering . The towns of Pickering in the heart of the North York Moors, and Whitby on the coast are less then half an hours drive away and can also be accessed by rail as mentioned above. York and Scarborough lie approximately 50 minutes drive from Glaisdale. Whether you want to see the beauty of the North York Moors with its expansive moorlands and hidden valleys or the stunning Cleveland coastline, Glaisdale is an ideal base for your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

it has all been said before but i'll say it again!



Everything about this cottage is Five Star or more. it lived up to everything i wished for in a cosy cottage in the splendour of the North York Moors. it is timelss and wonderful, made better by the careful attention to detail to make your stay memorable.



Thank you Moya and Mark
Feb 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Whitby in Scarborough District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , there is a free standing bath in an open area of the bedroom
  • en-suite toilet and sink. freestanding bath in bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • large (20 feet by 20 feet) bedroom with en-suite toilet with sink, and freestanding bath
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We aim to please, and ask our guests to let us know of any specific requirements not listed above so we can check locally. Please note mobile phone coverage in our area can be limited, please check with your provider. If you have no signal and need to use the phone you are welcome to use our house phone next door.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Luxury couple's country retreat in spectacular location in the North York Moors
average rating of 5.0 based on 55 reviews
5

Perfect place to relax

  • 5 of 5

So lucky to have found this place, the cottage is lovely, with beautiful views across the valley and a wonderful bath to relax in when you return in the evening. So many lovely places to visit within a 30 min drive, especiallly along the coast between Staithes and Robin Hoods Bay, and a little further afield across the moors, Hutton le Hole, Helmsley and RIevaulx Abbey to name a few. Thank you Moyà and Mark for a perfect stay, we loved the wine and bath bombs. Will definatly be returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you both enjoyed your stay at Postgate Farm! Even though the weather wasn't always brilliant, it's nice you managed to see and appreciate so many parts of the local area; we think it's great, but it's nice when other people appreciate it too!
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5

Just gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is beautiful, but the Dale is way more than that, and the two elements together made it a most memorable holiday.

Thank you for having us Mark &a Moyà, we had the loveliest of holidays thanks to you, the Dale and your fabulous neighbour.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words, and we're glad you enjoyed your stay at Postgate Farm. We'll also pass on your thanks to Stuart, he really is the best neighbour we could ask for, and he loves his little babies! thanks, Mark and Moya
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5

Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely the best cottage we have ever stayed in. Well equipped, clean, lovely decor, comfortable bed and furniture, and of course the stunning view! Can't wait for our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed your stay at Postgate Farm and we hope you had a safe trip back to Canada. Hope to see you again some time in the future. thanks, Mark and Moya
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5

lovely 3 nights here

  • 5 of 5

very nice welcome bottle of red wine well i hope it was for us because we enjoyed it lucky with weather and our last night clear sky so lots of stars we will be back soon

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review and yes the bottle of wine was for you, glad you both enjoyed it! Hope to see you again sometime soon at Postgate Farm! Thanks, Mark and Moya
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic few days away with a lovely view and everything we needed in the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review; we're really glad you both enjoyed your stay at Postgate Farm! Thanks, Mark and Moya
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5

Very welcoming couple who made us feel more than at ease and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic stay with the best views possible. We have stayed all over the UK from Plymouth to Scotland. The Hollingworth stay was by far the best and both mark and moya were fantastic hosts. We look forward to seeing you again

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your very kind words; we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Postgate Farm and it was a pleasure meeting you both! Many thanks, Mark and Moya
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
durham teesside
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Arncliffe Arms
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Rosedale Abbey
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
glaisdale
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
A1M
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Arncliffe Arms
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
whitby
Car: recommended

Please note that mobile phone coverage in Glaisdale Dale is not good, depending on your provider. The cottage is attached to our house, and in the event you need the phone and have no signal then you are welcome to use our house phone. We do however have a very fast broadband connection so you should be able to use wifi calling, skype etc, please check with your provider if this is an issue for you.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Whitby, North Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
spring 2 2017
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
From
£109
Fri,Sat
£399
 
 
summer 2017
28 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£109
From
£129
Fri,Sat
£499
 
 
autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
From
£109
Fri,Sat
£399
 
 
xmas 2017 and new year
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£387
for 3 nights
From
£129
£549
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£267
for 3 nights
From
£89
From
£99
Fri,Sat
£349
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please note that the cottage does not have it's own land line phone, and mobile phone coverage in Glaisdale Dale can be limited. We do however make our house phone available to guests where required. We also have a superfast broadband connecton for the use of guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Portable wifi hotspot

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