Crossbill Cottage ref: CC233062

Chopgate near Stokesley, North York Moors

4 Stars



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  • Barbecue 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Parking - On Site 


Crossbill Cottage is a beautiful barn conversion, formerly a Cow Byre that has been completed in 2011 into a delightful, modern cottage. It is situated in a secluded, tranquil location at the end of a farm track in a rural position on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors. The original beams, high ceilings and open plan living area give the property a light, spacious feel to it. The decor and furnishings have been tastefully done and finished off to a very high standard making this cottage an excellent base for couples and families looking to explore this lovely, scenic area. Crossbill Cottage gets its name from the exceptionally rare two barred crossbill which was famously sighted here and has brought many bird watchers from around the globe. The bird life is exceptional in this area making a stay here an ideal location for keen bird watchers.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is heated by electric heaters and under floor heating and comprises:
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: With electric stove, Freeview TV, blue ray/DVD/CD player, digital radio, Bose docking station, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en suite double shower cubicle, WC and wash basin (under floor heating)
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin

First floor

Bedroom 2: With single bed

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All power, heating, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair provided by request. Wi-fi available.


Enclosed garden with furniture, barbecue and children’s play house. Private parking for 2 cars. Large unfenced pond/children must be supervised.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    3 Miles
  • Distance
    5.5 Miles
  • Restaurant
    3 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Great Ayton
  • Pub
    3 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    8.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The area is also a haven for walkers with many challenging footpaths direct from your doorstep including a lovely scenic walk close by from Clay Bank car park to Round Hill, the highest point on the North York Moors with one of the best view points, and the area of Bilsdale is widely renowned for the spectacular views of the surrounding area. The famous 110 mile Cleveland Way is also located just a stones’ throw from the property.. There is rock climbing twenty minutes walk away at the Wainstones. The elegant town of Stokesley is 10 miles away and is situated on the River Leven at the foot of the Cleveland Hills and is the gateway to the Moors and the East Yorkshire coast. Travelling 10 miles south you can appreciate other beautiful areas within the National Park such as the beautiful market town of Helmsley with its own impressive castle and the 12th century ruins that towers over the town. On route to Helmsley you must visit the stunning Rievaulx Abbey which is the perfect choice for a peaceful and tranquil day out.

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 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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