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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Carpenter's Cottage, in the centre of the historic market town of Pocklington, is a short stroll from shops, restaurants, pubs, theatre, cinema, sports centre and Burnby Hall gardens. It is the perfect base for visiting the nearby city of York or for walking or cycling in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds.
Underfloor heating and a wood burning stove make the cottage cosy and comfortable all year round. There is utility room with washing machine/tumble dryer - handy for walking and cycling holidays in all weathers. Items of handcrafted wooden fittings and a stained glass window in the en suite double bedroom all add to the cottage's charm. Situated in the grounds of the owner's home, the cottage has its own private courtyard, off-road parking and secure cycle store; and you are very welcome to share the owners' large garden.
The cottage is well-equipped for self catering. We supply towels, linen and toiletries as well as pepper, salt, tea, coffee, sugar, and a pint of milk to get you started. You are a short walk from a number of good bakeries, delicatessens, butchers, greengrocers and supermarkets. If you prefer to eat out, then Pocklington has cafés and restaurants to suit all tastes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford International Airport 72 km, Nearest railway: York 20 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
About this location
The Yorkshire region
Pocklington is an attractive small market town nestling at the foot of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds: the landscape that inspires the work of artist David Hockney. Popular with walkers and cyclists, Pocklington is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding countryside via the many nearby footpaths and and cycling routes - details of which you will find in the cottage. The town is friendly and bustling particularly on a weekend or market day (Tuesday) and has everything you could need in terms of shops, cafes, restaurants and the arts, and all within a short walk from your door.
The medieval walled city of YORK is a 13 mile drive West of Pocklington. With its famous Minster, castle, museums and the beautifully preserved half timbered buildings of the Shambles, York is a fabulous day out - and, as our guests have found, the cottage is a lovely place to return to after a day of sightseeing.
Travelling East and North from Pocklington, you will encounter typical East Riding market towns and villages, including the historic County town of Beverley with its own Minster and two market squares. Heading towards the east coast, you may like to visit the village of Burton Agnes with its beautiful Hall and gardens. On the coast itself there are the famous fishing and resort towns of Bridlington, Filey, Scarborough and Whitby.
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17 Dec 2014
Rented this cottage for 5 days. On a busy side street but has off street parking. Within easy walking distance of all amenities and good public transport. The cottage is well equipped and spotlessl… More
2 Dec 2014
"Perfect in every way, we will be back!"
Just returned from a short mid week stay at Carpenter's Cottage and we are already planning our return for a longer trip in the Spring.The cottage was spotless and well furnished and is perfect f… More
16 Nov 2014
"Absolute gem three minutes walk from great food in Pocklington"
Lovely welcome awaited us at the delightful and cosy Carpenters Cottage. Close to the centre of Pocklington, we enjoyed a wide choice of excellent local restaurants for evening meals and options for t… More
13 Nov 2014
"Lovely & Cosy"
Lovely cosy little cottage with off road parking.Short walk from the town with numerous places to eat - must try Station House Hotel very reasonably prised with large portions, and lots of different i… More
5 Nov 2014
"Amazing weekened in a gorgeous cottage..."
Thank you Helen for an amazing weekend in your gorgeous cottage! We had such a great time and it was all down to your attention for detail and thoughfullness. The cottage is immaculate and very cosy! … More
13 Oct 2014
Lovely little cottage in the perfect place for exploring york. Helen, the owner, was there to greet us with a wam welcome upon arrival. The village itself was a 30 sec walk away which was full of cute… More
22 Sep 2014
"A comfortable and cosy cottage. Perfect to come back to after a busy day sight-seeing"
We had a warm welcome from Helen and Patrick. The cottage was clean and had everything we needed. Easy to find and ideally located for getting into York and exploring the surrounding area. Pockling… More
12 Sep 2014
A lovely warm welcome from Helen &Patrick on our arrival to their great little cottage which is ideally positioned in Pocklington.An ideal location for visiting them surrounding area.Would certainly r… More
8 Sep 2014
"A brilliant place to stay in Yorkshire"
We just loved the six days we spent in this wonderfully planned little unit right in the heart of Pocklington village. It was great to be able to stroll to the shops to get our groceries and really fe… More
19 Aug 2014
"A LITTLE GEM OF A PLACE"
Stayed here for a long weekend this past weekend and it was lovely. From the assistance Helen provided on booking to the wonderful welcome we received from her and Patrick, we were very impressed. F… More