Rowan Cottage ref: CC233003

Boltby near Sutton Bank, York & Vale of York

4 Stars



Local area

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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • All En-suite 


Rowan Cottage is a pretty holiday home nestling in the very picturesque village of Boltby, within the North Yorkshire Moor National Park and adjoining the owner’s home. Furnished and decorated to a particularly high standard, the cottage is cosy and inviting, with a spiral staircase leading from the lounge to the bedroom which enjoys double doors leading onto a private balcony and an en suite bathroom. Steps from the balcony lead down to the garden
The owner is happy to collect anyone travelling by train from Thirsk Railway Station.
Some recent comments from our Visitor Book...
"Thank you for a wonderful few days in your pretty cottage. So luxurious - the best self catering cottage we’ve stayed in. You have thought of everything! We have loved staying here - so relaxing and comfortable - we’ll recommend it to our friends - although most go to Las Vegas and haven’t realised what’s on offer in the Dales"
"We have just spent a lovely weeks holiday in the best self-catered cottage - faultless. And the eggs were delicious!"
" Thanks for the hospitality! It was wonderful staying in your pretty cottage. We just loved it. Yorkshire is a great place for holidays and we will tell all our friends to come here. So be prepared!" (from Germany)
" Thank you for your marvellous hospitality and for letting us stay in the loveliest, cosiest most welcoming-est holiday home ever. P.S. The chickens have promised to lay some eggs after all the snow has gone!"
"WOW!! The cottage is lovely you have done an amazing job, you have thought of everything. We had a great time, thank you very much, would love to come back soon!!"

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has oil fired central heating and comprises:
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner:  With black cast iron wood burning stove, TV/DVD, digital radio, board games, comfortable seating, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dining table and chairs and spiral staircase leading to first floor.
Utility Room: With washing machine, freezer and ample space for bicycles, boots, coats etc.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With new king size  bed, sofa, TV, patio doors leading onto balcony, en suite bathroom with shower over bath, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point. This room is accessed by spiral staircase which is open to the bedroom.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Initial supply of fuel for the stove provided and remainder of fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Internet access available but only in parts of the property (landing area and garage).


Shared garden to the side, private balcony with garden furniture and gas BBQ, accessed from bedroom. Free range eggs  available from within the village. Welcome pack supplied including homemade bread, milk, eggs etc. Parking in the drive for 1 car. Please note: The property is not suitable for children or babies.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
    5 Miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    6.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Situated within the North York Moors National Park, Boltby enjoys the Forest to the North where varying grades of cycle tracks can really test your skills, or The Cleveland Way offers excellent walking and can be accessed at the top of Boltby Bank leading through the moors to Sutton Bank, complete with gliding school. In the village, Boltby Trekking Centre is approximately 20 yards from the cottage and offers rides for all age groups.
From Boltby the bustling market town of Thirsk, complete with race course, is approximately 5 miles and provided all the essentials for your shopping needs. For those wishing to explore the area, the beautiful East Coastal resorts of Whitby and Scarborough are approximately 1 hour away, whilst the historic City of York can be accessed by train within 20 minutes.

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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