Self Catering in Yorkshire - Easingwold
Close House Cottage
Sleeps a maximum of: 2
Pricing From: £250.00 - 425.00
A pretty self contained Victorian cottage. Attached to the owner's 16th century property it has been newly updated to create spacious, comfortable high standard accommodation. It includes an enclosed private sunny courtyard garden with seating as well as ample parking.
The cottage offers a well equipped bespoke kitchen, leading into an open plan living/dining area. There is a downstairs WC and handbasin. Upstairs there is a generous bathroom with bath, separate shower, washbasin and WC.
The bedroom and bathroom lead off a spacious landing with views over the surrounding countryside. Large bedroom with king size bed. An ideal romantic setting for two to stay.
Walk or bike from the door exploring the many footpaths in the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside. The nearby market town of Easingwold has a wide range of shops and pubs, with award winning pubs in nearby villages. Close to the ancient city of York with numerous attractions ranging from the Minster to the National Railway Museum.
The area also has a wide range of stately homes. A quiet setting with easy access to the whole of North Yorkshire. Whitby, Scarborough and Bridlington are within an hour's drive travelling through beautiful countryside.
Nearest town is the Georgian market town of Easingwold with all amenities. 3 miles away York is 16 miles away with numerous attractions, including the amazing Minster the Jorvic Centre and the National Railway Museum Many stately homes are nearby including Castle Howard and Newby Hall and many National Trust properties Dalby Forest 30 mins away offers great cycle trails Whitby, Scarborough, the Dales and the North York Moors are all within an hour's drive. The Galtres Centre in Easingwold has a range of highly regarded cultural events including live transmissions from the Royal Opera House, the National Theatre and international productions.
See www.visit-easingwold.com and click Events for details.
The Galtres Centre also has a gym and a range of classes including Pilates and yoga. The Durham Ox, an award winning pub and restaurant, is a five minute drive away. There are excellent cafes, shops and banks and cash points in Easingwold and a good variety of pubs and takeaways.
Other villages have a range of pubs and restaurants. Further details are in the cottage. Ampleforth has a newly updated indoor swimming pool while, for the hardier swimmer, a heated open air pool is available in Helmsley.
Ampleforth also has a tea room in the Abbey grounds; the cider orchard is another attractive part of Ampleforth. Helmsley provides beautiful shops in an attractive market town - it's a great place to pick up a picnic for a day out from its famous deli. Comprehensive shopping facilities are available at Clifton Moor on York's northern ring road, the A1237.
Supermarkets deliver regularly to this area. Easy Park & Ride buses run frequently into York from Rawcliffe Bar just inside the northern ring road where it meets the A19.
1 Double Bedroom
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Toilet
TV - Satellite or Cable
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area
Off road parking
Activities within 20min drive of the property
Pub/Bar within 1 mile
Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)
Swimming (outdoor pool)
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Easingwold area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Gilling Castle - 3.8 miles (Historic Building)
Byland Abbey - 3.9 miles (Abbey)
Whenby, St Martin's Church - 4.6 miles (Historic Church)
Birdforth, St Mary's Church - 5.1 miles (Historic Church)
Sutton-on-the-Forest Church - 5.2 miles (Historic Church)
Sutton Park - 5.2 miles (Historic House)
White Horse of Kilburn - 6.1 miles (Countryside)
Hovingham Hall - 6.7 miles (Historic House)
Hovingham, All Saints Church - 6.8 miles (Historic Church)
Duncombe Park - 6.9 miles (Garden)
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