Housemartins Cottage ref: CC222112

Haxby near York, York & Vale of York

4 Stars

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Bathrooms
pets
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Collection 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 

Description

Situated adjacent to the owner’s home, this single-storey holiday cottage provides spacious open plan accommodation, attractively presented bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom. The enclosed garden is ideal for dogs, and guests are welcome to enjoy the small well-stocked fishing pond, free of charge. There is also a delightful summerhouse in the garden, with a fridge and microwave, which guests can use which overlooks the pond, making a peaceful place to relax, watch the birds and admire the well-tended gardens. Haxby is just one mile from the cottage and has a wide range of convenient amenities and regular buses providing easy access into the ancient city of York. With world-renowned attractions, regular festivals, exquisite architecture and a busy racecourse, York appeals to all ages. Visit the iconic minster, the Railway Museum and Clifford’s Tower, walk the city walls and stroll along the cobbled streets. There are river boat trips, street entertainers and ghost walks, alongside an abundance of inns, restaurants and traditional teashops. The city centre is packed with interesting and individual shops and out of town shopping is easily accessible at the Designer Outlet, Monks Cross and Vangarde. The cottage provides an ideal base from which to explore the wider area where stately homes can be found at Castle Howard and Beningbrough Hall, a World Heritage Site at Fountains Abbey, quaint villages in the Howardian Hills and stunning scenery in the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. The coastal towns of Filey, Scarborough and Whitby are all within an hour’s drive.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is all on the ground floor, has gas central heating and comprises:
Open plan living space.
Lounge area: With wood burner, Smart Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with walk-in shower and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.

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Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Fuel for wood burner provided. Wi-Fi.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture, gas BBQ and summerhouse with fridge and microwave. Well-stocked fishing pond in grounds. Bike store. Private parking for two cars.
Please note: Young children must be supervised whilst in the grounds.
  • Nearest town
    York
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    6 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    York
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    6 miles
  • Lake
    NA

About the local area

A thrilling cultural haven surrounded by sublime rolling countryside, York is a popular destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway or families looking for something to suit all ages and interests. With history dating back to 71AD, York is an exquisite mix of old and new.

With charming cobbled streets and stunning architecture as well as the incredible York Minster dominating the skyline, there is so much to delight.

Away from the world class museums such as the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum, there are numerous events and festivals that combine to make the city one of the most exciting in Europe.

A place of exciting contrasts, York has a vibrant caf� culture with talented street entertainers on show, or one may prefer to relax in a heritage tavern or stylish riverside bar.

As a base for exploring the wider area, York is an ideal starting point as it is centrally located in the the Vale of York. North of the city, one will find the charming traditional market towns of Easingwold, Thirsk, Northallerton, Ripon and Bedale, each with its own distinctive features, all welcoming.

The Vale of York is easily explored on foot or by bike. At Sutton Bank on the edge of the Hambleton Hills, the vale spreads out below with the Yorkshire Dales rising up in the distance and a lush green view that stretches for miles, including the White Horse carved in chalk on the hillside. Wildlife enthusiasts will be overwhelmed with variety on offer at the stunning Lake Gormire.

Things to do nearby

F1 Racing

Located on the York's only Leisure Park at Monks Cross F1 racing offers high quality F1 Premier karting in the only indoor venue in North Yorkshire. Refreshments are also available on site.

DIG - An Archaeological Adventure

Owned by the same archaeologists who discovered the Viking-Age City and created JORVIK Viking Centre, DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist.

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.

City Screen
City Screen

This unique cinema has been dubbed one of the finest in Europe. It comprises of three large screens showing both independent and mainstream films. The cinema also boasts a riverside caf�-bar, restaurant and nightly live music.

Barley Hall

Barley Hall is a stunning medieval townhouse, once home to the Priors of Nostell and the Mayor of York. Until the 1980's the house was hidden under the relatively modern facade of a derelict office block.

Follifoot Park Riding Centre

Situated on the outskirts of Harrogate offering riding tuition catering for all standards from absolute beginners to advanced riders.

Breezy Knees Gardens

Explore the 14 acres of gardens packed with over 6,000 different varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees. The gardens have been designed through careful successional planting to be at their best throughout the summer.

Clifford's Castle

Once a central stronghold of York Castle, the Tower has a turbulent past. It was at the heart of William the Conqueror's fearsome campaign to stamp out resistance in the north after his invasion in 1066.

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.

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.

Fairfax House

Fairfax House is the finest Georgian townhouse in England. The house is owned by York Civic Trust who carried out major restoration work in the 1980s to return this magnificent building to its former glory.

Creepy Crawlies Adventure Play Park

Creepy Crawlies is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon with the children and, unlike the weather, the fun is guaranteed. York's premier children's adventure play park boasts almost 2 acres of challenging, imaginative and exciting indoor & outdoor activity areas.

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.

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens

This grand 1716 Georgian mansion, with impressive interior set in park and gardens makes a great day out for all the family. Explore the acres of gardens and wilderness in the play area, sample local produce in the restaurant and find out all about Georgian life.

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