Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Lovingly renovated cottage in the desirable village of Sutton-under Whitestonecliffe with great attention to detail, our cottage offers quality, holiday accommodation. Standing in its own private garden, the fantastic outside area is a place where visitors can enjoy the tranquillity of this picturesque setting at the foot of Sutton Bank on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
This is an excellent area for walking, cycling and riding. The market town of Thirsk, one-time home of the novel-writing vet, James Herriot, is just 3 miles and Helmsley, 10 miles, with its castle and walled garden, offers a wealth of inns, restaurants and shops. Local attractions include Duncombe Park, Castle Howard and Nunnington Hall. Fountains Abbey and the beautiful city of York, 24 miles, are not to be missed, while the coastal resorts of Scarborough and Whitby are within an hour's drive. Racing at Thirsk, York and Ripon. Shop 3 miles, pub 300 metres. Excellent restaurant 1 1/2 miles away.
Many award winning restaurants within a 10- 15 minute radius.
The property consists of a large very well stocked country kitchen with an Aga as well as an electric oven and hob. Separate pantry / laundry room with inbuilt washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Dining room that opens out onto the terrace. Lounge with wood burning stove. Snug with open fire, downstairs toilet and shower room. Floors downstairs are oak floorboards or limestone tiles. First floor: Master bedroom 1 with king-size bed has a very stylish en-suite bathroom that includes both bath and separate shower and 'his and hers' sinks, view over the garden and stream. Master bedroom 2 with king-size bed with en-suite bathroom that includes both bath and separate shower and 'his and hers' sinks, view over the stream. Bedroom 3 with a double bed. Bedroom 4 with twin beds. Family bathroom beautifully decorated with both bath and separate shower and 'his and her' sinks Wooden floors throughout. Carpet on stairs and hallway.
The property is also the owners main home so the house is very well equipped, stylish and cosy with many pieces of art.
Large cottage garden with several fruit trees (apple, crab-apple, plum, pear, cherry) several blackcurrant , redcurrant and gooseberry bushes, and raspberries throughout the summer and autumn. Visitors may help themselves to fruit.
Large lawned area also.
Beautiful terrace with steps down to the stream that borders one side of the property, the extensive outside entertainment area includes a built in BBQ that converts to a fire pit and a large pizza oven. Fresh herbs also grown here by the cooking area. The entertainment area outside is very sheltered from winds and is an excellent 'sun-spot'.
Fully equipped for children, especially babies, the owner has twins so there is enough baby equipment for 2 babies including cots, high chairs, stair-gates, potty, changing mat, baby monitor, steriliser, bath thermometre, bath toys.
The downstairs toilet and Family bathroom are both equipped with multi-purpose adult and child toilet seats.
In the lounge there is a basket of toys.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford 55 km, Nearest railway: Thirsk 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
Northern England region
North Yorkshire Moors National Park
Spend some time in the National Park and you'll quickly see that history and nature inspire each other here. They've given us an amazingly vibrant landscape, rich in heritage and wildlife, which, with that special warmth of Yorkshire people, make the North Yorkshire Moors the wonderful place it is.
A great diversity of landscapes with sudden dramatic contrasts
Wide sweeps of open heather moorland
Distinctive dales, valley and inland headlands
An abundance of forest and woodland
Ancient trees and woodland rich in wildlife
Special landforms from the Ice Age
Exceptional coastal geology and distinctive coastal headlands, majestic cliffs and sheltered harbours
A special mix of upland, lowland and coastal habitats with a wide variety of wildlife dependent on these
Settlements which reflect their agricultural, fishing or mining past
Locally distinctive buildings and building materials
A wealth of archaeology from prehistory to the 20th Century
A rich and diverse countryside for recreation
An extensive network of public paths and tracks
Ruined abbeys and ancient churches
A place for spiritual refreshment and tranquillity
Dark skies at night and clear unpolluted air
Strong sense of community and friendly people
A place of artistic, scientific and literary inspiration
A heritage of authors, artists, scientists and explorers
Located in a picturesque village, Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe at the foot of Sutton Bank on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
Right on your doorstep is the tremendous view from the top of Sutton Bank, it must rank as one of the finest in Britain. So why not stop at the top of the bank, visit the Sutton Bank National Park Centre and blow away the cobwebs with a walk or cycle ride? Entry to the centre is FREE
New for 2013
A new cycle centre “Sutton Bank Bikes”, is being developed in partnership with PACE Cycles. A fabulous new cycling route and hire/shop facility are expected to be up and running by October 2013.
This is an excellent area for walking, cycling and riding. There is a Horse riding centre just up the road form the property.
The market town of Thirsk, one-time home of the novel-writing vet, James Herriot, is just 3 miles and Helmsley, 10 miles, with its castle and walled garden, offers a wealth of inns, restaurants and shops.
Local attractions include Duncombe Park, Castle Howard and Nunnington Hall. Fountains Abbey and the beautiful city of York, 24 miles, are not to be missed, while the coastal resorts of Scarborough and Whitby are within an hour's drive.
Racing at Thirsk, York and Ripon.
Shop 3 miles, pub 300 metres. Excellent restaurant 1 1/2 miles away.
Many award winning restaurants within a 10- 15 minute radius.