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Greencroft House

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Greencroft is a beautiful home in a unique location in the middle of the second biggest village green in the country. Sleeping 8-10 people in luxurious surroundings and with its own cinema and DVD library, it is the ideal location for get togethers for either large families or groups of friends.

Aldbrough St John is a quiet, picturesque North Yorkshire village, 15 minutes from the historic market town of Richmond. It has a pub selling great food and a large village green with play area, football and cricket pitches.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

*Large sun room

*Art deco style cinema

Further details outdoors

*Outdoor dining facilities

*Children's slide

Northern England region

Yorkshire is the biggest and most picturesque county in England, the home of two national parks in the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors.


The historic market town of Richmond boasts a Norman castle and is the gateway to the Yorkshire dales.

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12 Jun 2014


"Lovely big family house in a beautiful setting."

I booked this lovely house for the weekend because our niece was getting married was a perfect place for us to spend time with our 3 daughters and their husbands/boyfriend. We all enjoyed h… More

15 Sep 2013


"Brilliant what more do I need to say!!"

Beautiful house, well stocked , people are lovely and very helpful and friendly thankyou so much to Sam ! Would book again and look forward to going back in the future!… More

22 Jul 2013


"Wonderful retreat"

We had a lovely weekend at Greencroft. Situated in an idyllic location, the house itself is positioned on the edge of a large green which was great for the children to play on. There was a small park and football posts too.
Greencroft had everything we needed - it had spacious rooms, and was very well equipped from kitchen utensils to DVD's and books. The house is surprisingly big and the children loved playing hide and seek in the many rooms - it is like a Tardis inside! It also has a pleasant enclosed garden area too.
Our group commented that one or two rooms could be updated but I think that is reflected in the price so that didn't really bother me. It was very clean and comfortable.
The lady who gave us the keys was very welcoming, showing us round and explaining how things worked etc. The cinema room was a great feature.The room also had musical instruments and a football table!
Would like to go again in the future.

3 Jan 2013


"A great find."

Very spacious accommodation , well equipped, comfortable. A great party house. We spent New Year there with four other couples and in no way were we on top of each other. The cinema, yes the ten se… More

18 Nov 2012


"Lovely old house-great for family get togethers"

Stayed here for a family get together and very pleasantly surprised by the space and character of the house. The cinema room was brilliant, great for a family dvd for our mum's 80th. The kids loved acting out on the stage and using the musical instruments provided. Only problem was that a weekend was not long enough to make use of the facilities! In lovely location not far from Richmond which is worth a visit for its castle, little independant shops and walks by the river. Also worth visiting in area was Easby Abbey and Aysgarth Falls.

29 Oct 2012


"Could not have asked for more!"

We booked this cottage as friends were getting married nearby but the hotel was fully booked. Could not have asked for a more perfect stay. Sam met us at the cottage, and showed us everything (includi… More

9 May 2012



We booked this accommodation because of the art deco inspired cinema/theatre for a birthday party... the children loved it and put on a fantastic show for us. The adults enjoyed watching vintage movies which we bought along for the occassion.
The house was stylish, homely and comfortable and we had some wonderful meals around the large table in the dinning room. The log fire in the living room added a cozy warmth too.
The village is beautiful and the local pub is a stones throw away.
Perfect for older children. You would need to watch little ones like a hawk due to the river.
Would have loved to stay for longer!

17 Sep 2011


"A great get away"

We stayed at Greencroft during August 2011 - 6 adults, 2 young children and 1 baby. The house was easily big enough so we didnt feel restricted for space. The kids loved the cinema room and spent many a happy hour sat watching their DVD's on the big screen. The sun room was great to relax in and had a lovely opening into the courtyard garden.

The village itself was very nice - with a large green onto which the back door opens on, just a quick run across the football pitch was some swings & slide that kept the little ones amused in between feeding the ducks in the stream. The pub opposite does a nice pint of real ale and had a friendly feeling whenever we ventured over.

Richmond and the beautiful dales are a short car ride away and worthy of exploring. We also had a ride over to the Yorkshire East coast for a day with buckets and spades. As well as a trip to flamingo land which was less than an hours drive away.

All in all a lovely weeks stay and we would recommend to others. Thanks to Katy for making the booking process an easy one.

Rick Grayson & family

20 May 2011


"Relaxed/chilled weekend"

We stayed for a long weekend at Greencroft. From beginning to end the service was terrific. Katy, owner, dealt quickly and efficiently with my emails. The info she provided to us was very helpful the details of location were straightforward and we had no problems finding the cottage.

Sam, who looks after the cottage was brilliant. She was very accommodating and went out of her way to be helpful. She gave us lots of interesting info on the area - and even invited us to the village's Royal Wedding festivities - very welcoming!!

We thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend - we spent it with our friends and both our children were thrilled with their bedrooms, the village green outside which they used for cricket and football and the swings down the bottom of the green. It was lovely to let them out to explore themselves without having to worry.

We ate in the local pub on two of our nights and really enjoyed our meals - again it felt cosy and welcoming.

We loved the area, the proximity to Richmond and the access to some lovely walks not far from the cottage.

The cinema was used by the boys - who really enjoyed it - and the sun room by the girls to sit and drink a chilled glass of wine and have a bit of down time.

All in all we would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage. It feels like a home from home and we all had a memorable weekend.

20 May 2011


"FANTASTIC, very nice location and beautiful house"

We stayed at Greencroft for my mum's 60th Birthday celebration and we needed space for our large family to stay.
The children had a fantastic time having the green to run about on and there is also a park at the end.
We had a lovely walk of the village and took some nets down to the stream to catch some tiddlers.
A lovely pub across the green which does lovely pies.
The cinema is an added bonus and doubles up as a performing space.
Very comfy, clean and highly recommended.

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