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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

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

A delightful and recent conversion of former stables situated in the idyllic rural setting of the Howardian Hills. The cottage is situated in the owners grounds in the small hamlet of Stearsby. All on one level it has been finished to a very high standard and is full of character having retained many of the original features. The local area is perfect for walkers, cyclists,horse racing enthusiasts and those wish to explore the historical city of York, the famous spa town of Harrogate and nearby market towns of Helmsley, Malton, Easingwold and Thirsk . Easy access to coastal resorts of Scarborough and Whitby along with local attractions of historic Castle Howard , Flamingo Land and many more. Luxuries of cotton bedding, king size and superking size beds (alternatively this can be split to form two singles ) and two bathrooms make it perfect accomodation for two couples of for families. There is plenty of parking and a private west and south facing garden/patio with BBQ to enjoy the afternoon and evening sun. Amenities - central heating with a double sided log burner with a starter pack of logs,all other fuel and power are included in the rent. Electric cooker with induction hob, large fridge freezer, dishwasher , washing machine, microwave, TV with freeview, DVD player , radio/ipod dock, wifi /broadband and a good selection of games, books and dvd's. A travel cot and high chair are available if necessary alonq with good safe storage for bicycles. The nearest shop and pub are 2 miles away with a great selection of other dining pubs within a short drive.

Sorry no smoking nor pets.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford Airport, Nearest railway: York and Malton
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
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
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

Northern England region

Brook Cottage is in the county of North Yorkshire - home to two National Parks. the county hosts the North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Dales - two areas of spectaculary different scenery but sharing a common theme of preserving the regions natural and built history and heritage. The diversity of countryside extends to forests, rolling dales, huge expanses of purple moorland, heather chalk uplands , lavender fields and traditional farmlands. The east coast boasts vibrant resort towns , award winning sandy beaches, dramatic headlands and picture postcard fishing villages. This striking Jurassic coastline is rich in fossils which makes for exciting walking and exploring. Scarborough - the oldest seaside resort in Britain - and Whitby have both won highly sought after Blue Flag Awards in 2013 - brilliant beaches of the highest standards for the family.

Beautifully charming market towns of Helmsley,Thirsk,Malton and Easingwold offer a taste of local life and play an important role in the community. There is always an abundance of events an festivals taking place throughout the area and throughout the year to suit all possible tastes.

For rail enthusiasts there is the National Railway Museum at York,the North York Moors Railway,Settle to Carlisle railway within driving distance.


Brook Cottage is located in the hamlet of Stearsby in the Howardian Hills - a designated area of 'outstanding natural beauty' (AONB) . It is located in the grounds of the owners home and takes its name from the brook which winds its way through the adjacent fields. The area consists of beautiful rolling hills making it ideal for exploring on foot, horse or bike. There are a wealth of character market towns in easy striking distance holding weekly markets , a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets - Helmsley, Easingwold, Malton and Thirsk all holding regular Farmers markets selling quality local produce - to name but a few. The Viking city of York is only 16 miles and has been hailed as one of Britains most beautiful cities with its towering Gothic Minster, medieval streets and dramatic encircling walls. Host also to great shops, restaurants, museums, galleries and the famous Jorvik museum. For a slightly slower pace but equally enthralling visit the old spa town of Harrogate less than an hours drive away. A short drive from Brook Cottage will also take you to the magnificent Castle Howard - famous for its part in many a period TV drama series. Here you will find delicious tea rooms, a first class farm shop, garden centre and gift shops as well as entry to the house and gardens.

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