Red House Farm Cottages - The Old Sheaf Store ref: KYZ

Glaisdale, near Whitby, North York Moors

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Swimming Pool 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Gym 

Description

Dating back to the 1700s and affording breathtaking views across the valley, these award-winning former barns simply ooze character. Each of the three holiday cottages has its unique charm and offers a peaceful break away from the rigours of everyday life. Set in the grounds of the owners’ farmhouse B & B, each has its own patio area and the use of a shared adult games room with snooker table (under 16s strictly under adult supervision). There is also a shared indoor swimming pool (guests can reserve one of the lanes) and steam room and a gym, which is available from £80pw (includes towels and slippers). Over 11/2 acres of grounds boast secluded sitting-out areas dotted around the duck pond. Ideally located for exploring the North York Moors National Park, the Heritage Coast and the many quaint little villages tucked away in the valleys. A leisurely 8 mile drive brings you to historic Whitby. In the glorious Esk Valley, near the NYM Steam Railway and Heartbeat villages of Grosmont and Goathland. Visit the fishing villages of Robin Hood’s Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes, the market towns of Pickering, Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley, or just enjoy the tranquillity of Red House Farm with its cows and free-roaming hens. Excellent walks from the doorstep. Riding and bridleways locally. Full English breakfast is available at a small cost. Shop 500 yards, pub ¾ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Two double bedrooms, each with TV and wash basin. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

First floor

Stone spiral stairs to: Living room with wood-burning stove, rugs on polished wooden floor, well-equipped modern fitted kitchen/dining area and exceptional views

Second floor

Third floor

Facilities

Wood-burning stove – fuel included. Electricity and full electric central heating by £1 meter (initial £25 included). Fan heaters. Bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. TV. Video. DVD. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Mobile phone.

Miscellaneous

Dedicated sitting-out areas with furniture. Shared grounds of 1½-acres with furniture and barbecue. Parking. Secure cycle storage. Shared indoor swimming pool (18m, depth 1.2m), steam room and gym, from £80pw. Shared external adult games room with ¾-size snooker table (under 16s strictly under adult supervision), board games and darts. Horse stabling by arrangement. Unsuitable for the infirm. No smoking. NB: Large fenced pond in grounds.
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About the local area

To the north of York lies the North York Moors, a national park and one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the UK. The area is bordered by the awe-inspiring North Sea coast cliffs and the Cleveland and Hambleton Hills.

Wild and windswept, the landscape of the North York Moors is breathtaking. Visitors will find miles of purple heather moorland, dense pine forests, hills and coastline. The space and solitude of the moors and its hidden valleys contrasts with the busy villages and towns found dotted in and around the area. They provide excellent opportunities to stop for a drink, a meal or for a taste of culture and tradition, from ancient castles to modern day attractions.

Many visit for the outdoor pursuits on offer. There are thousands of kilometres of paths and tracks to follow on the moors, from short strolls to days-long treks. For serious walkers, hikers and cyclists, the North York Moors are crossed by a number of long distance footpaths, including the Cleveland Way and the famed Coast to Coast walk. For a more leisurely but no less stunning experience, travel the 18 mile journey on the steam railway from Grosmont to Pickering, right through the Moors.

Visit popular destinations in and around the national park. Rievaulx Abbey and its landscape gardens are beautiful, while Helmsley and Pickering are both renowned for their ancient castles. For family-friendly options, try the grounds of Castle Howard or the Ryedale Miniature Railway, as well as the coastline dotted with rock pools and gentle waves.

Things to do nearby

Wolds Way Lavender

A family run attraction with lots to see and do. Lavender fields, nature walks, tea room and giftshop selling unique gifts.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.

Pickering

Pickering is a tranquil market town situated in the centre of the Vale of Pickering, the official gateway to the North York Moors National Park.

Castle Howard

An historic 18th century house with extensive collections, sweeping park lands and famous gardens. Outdoor tours, events, exhibitions and guides. Adventure playground, plant centre, farm shop and gift shop.

Sledmere House

Home to Sir Tatton Sykes, there has been a manor house at Sledmere since medieval times. The present house was begun in 1751 and extended in the 1790s. Visitors will find beautiful interiors and peaceful walled gardens.

The National Railway Museum

Home to the 'Flying Scotsman', visitors will discover the story of the train with three large galleries to explore and the only Bullet Train outside Japan.

Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest
Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest

8,000 acres of forest to explore and enjoy. The nine mile drive gives visitors access to play areas, BBQ places, waymarked trails and cycle routes. Plenty of wildlife. Visitor Centre (wheelchair friendly). Refreshments and cycle hire.

York Minster

York Minster is the largest medieval Gothic Church north of the Alps. It is a prime example spanning from Roman remains in the foundations through its time as a Norman Church and of course the 250 year period it took to complete.

Yorkshire Lavender

Double award winning visitor attraction, farm and gardens. Specialist lavender, herb and perennial nursey, gift shop, restaurant, lavendar maze , sculpture and deer park all set within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Nunnington Hall

The sheltered walled garden, with spring flowering organic meadows, orchards and peacocks, complements this beautiful Yorkshire house nestling on the quiet banks of the River Rye. Explore period rooms while hearing about the Hall's past.

Jorvik Viking Centre

The world famous Jorvik Viking Centre is a `must-see' for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK outside London. Everything in the Jorvik Viking Centre is based on the evidence unearthed at the site.

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