This gorgeous country cottage is full of charm and character, it has an authentic English country feel throughout. On arrival the cottage is accessed via a small bridge over the stream onto the gravelled driveway. You are just a short stroll away from the heart of the village, which boasts many quaint shops and tea rooms.
Entering the cottage, the hallway is spacious and bright with space for hanging coats. The hallway leads to the snug and inviting living room which features a welcoming wood burner. The heart of the home is the kitchen, and this room is a pure delight. With a range style oven, a huge double doored fridge/freezer, and even a bespoke movable island. Both the kitchen and the living room have characterful original parquet flooring. Also, on the ground floor you have a toilet and utility room, which has a heated drying rail as well as a washing machine.
Upstairs you have two beautifully presented bedrooms, the master king bedroom has a window seat with garden views. The second bedroom is a twin. The bathroom has a bath and a walk-in shower. The cottage has been lovingly renovated in 2021 and furnished to a high standard throughout, with lots of original features including the beamed ceilings upstairs.
The charming village of Thornton Le Dale is a delight, old fashioned friendliness with an unhurried pace of life. The village has everything you could need, yet still retains its quaint village beauty, with the chocolate box thatched cottages and historic Alms houses.
Only a couple of miles away is the traditional Yorkshire market town of Pickering, which combines atmospheric old inns, 12th-century castle, museum and the North York Moors Railway. The ancient City of York is just 26 miles away and offers the majestic minster, the fascinating Jorvik Viking Centre, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum, and excellent shopping facilities.
Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall (National Trust), Duncombe Park, and Rievaulx Abbey, are just a few of the local treasures to discover. On the east coast lie the popular seaside resorts of Scarborough, 15 miles, and Filey, 19 miles, the serene fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay and the captivating old port of Whitby 20 miles, with its Captain Cook connections, as well as miles of sandy beaches and a colourful harbour. Just a 10-minute drive away visitors can enjoy Flamingo Land Theme Park and zoo or Dalby Forest, where there is a plethora of woodland walks, a visitor’s centre, picnic areas, bikes to hire and the popular “Go Ape” treetop zip lines. This is an ideal choice all year round as the National Park is gorgeous in all seasons.
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Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With gas cooker, range, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and wooden floor.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment, walk-in shower and toilet.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Doggy extras.
Garden with sitting-out area. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a stream 3 metres away from the property.
Nearest railway station
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