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Marmaduke Cottage Grade II listed


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Overlooking the village church and a hay meadow

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 39 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Marmaduke Cottage is a Grade II listed property set in the lovely small village of Sancton on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds. This delightful cottage has been sympathetically restored retaining many of its original features including exposed beams and its charming characterful features, the quarry tiled floors and cast iron fire range. Furnished in a country cottage style as befitting a cottage of this age and character, it offers an excellent base to explore the Wolds.

The cottage offers one double and one single bedroom and its cottage style bathroom with bath, wash basin and toilet.

Marmaduke Cottage was built around 1820 and has steep cottage stairs.

The kitchen offers an excellent range of facilities, washing machine, fridge/freezer, electric oven/hob and microwave. With its reclaimed pine cupboards and Belfast sink, this cottage offers a true cottage holiday.

The beautiful and peaceful village of Sancton sits in a hollow on the western slope of the glorious Yorkshire Wolds some 9 miles from the bustling and vibrant town of Beverley.

Commanding a sweeping view of the village is the lovely 15th century church of All Saints, featuring a three stage octagonal tower and lantern roof. Marmaduke Cottage derives its name from the staunch Royalist Sir Marmaduke Langdale a famous General for Charles 1.

Marmaduke Cottage is a perfect base if you just want to relax ,follow one of the National Trails on the Wolds Way or explore the wonderful city of York.The many market towns of the Wolds offer a wide choice of entertainment and some of the finest dining experiences.

Marmaduke Cottage offers a cosy and welcoming stay in a truly country cottage from the roses and lavender in the garden to the open fire in the original cast fire place.The oak beams and quarry tiled floor are the character of this cottage giving the guests a warm and big Yorkshire Welcome.

JULY OFFER for 3 nights

Maybe you just want to enjoy the countryside: the cottage is listed on the Yorkshire Wildlife site as a member of the Puffin Nature Triangle, this site lists all the nature trails and events in the area.

We offer information on walks in the area and nature reserves to watch the wildlife which vary with the seasons. The cottage is part of the Wolds Way a chance to view the Vale of York or look for miles on a clear day in all directions.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach hornsea 38.6 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Humberside Airport 44.9 km, Nearest railway: York or Hull 31.7 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

Northern England region

With the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds to the North and the Vale of York to the South and East you can enjoy the changing landscapes of the beautiful East Yorkshire countryside.

From the wonderful East Coast seaside towns to the busy market towns or the Cities of York and Hull.

The open space of the Beverley Westwood with its Race Course to the market town of Beverley with its beautiful Minister and excellent shops and tearooms.

Hull and York with their many attractions to suit all members of the family.

Stately Homes and gardens or the wonderful public footpaths including the Wolds Way so you can explore on foot the lovely countryside first hand.

East Yorkshire is just waiting to be explored.

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13 Feb 2014


"Charming, comfortable cottage"

I've come here for a week to work and see my goddaughter who is attending a local university. The owners are incredibly hospitable and go the extra mile. Beautiful cake, tea, coffee, milk, fresh … More

17 Jun 2013


"Absolutely lovely cottage, perfect!"

Stayed here at short notice for some much needed R and R, the hostess couldn't have been more helpful and I was made to feel very welcome. I loved the place and service and will definitely go ba… More

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