Hidden Gem Cottage ref: UK13305

Driffield, York & Vale of York

4 Stars



Local area

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  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • All En-suite 
  • Open Plan 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Hidden Gem Cottage is a mid-terraced cottage, tucked away just yards from the main shopping street in the middle of the market town of Driffield, in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. This cosy cottage has been renovated throughout and offers a stylish, contemporary feel for a couple looking to enjoy a town or city break in this wonderful part of the East Riding of Yorkshire. The ground floor is open plan incorporating the living area and the kitchen with dining table; the design of which maximizes the space available. The stairs leading the first floor are encased with glass tops with a chrome banister allowing the natural light to flow around the cottage. The accommodation is completed with a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room.
This property is the perfect base for those who enjoy city living with a host of shops, restaurants, bars and pubs serving real ales and craft beers to keep you entertained during your visit. Why not pamper yourself for the afternoon in the health spa at the local hotel, where you can enjoy discounts on treatments and return to the cottage fully refreshed and invigorated!For those looking to also explore the Wolds and nearby coast, there are many options to enjoy from the RSPB reserve at Bempton to the nature reserve at Spurn Point. A visit to this area is not complete without enjoying a traditional fish and chip supper at Bridlington or Filey. The rolling hills of the Yorkshire Wolds are a paradise for both walkers and cyclists alike. The historic city of York and beautiful market town of Beverly are also within easy reach, both of which have race courses with meetings throughout the year. With a choice of golf courses, access to the coast, numerous stately homes and all the shopping you could wish for this cottage is a great base for your holiday. Beach 13 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area: With electric log-effect fire and 52" Freeview Smart TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: Galley style with electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.

First floor

Bedroom: With double bed, 24" Smart TV with On Demand, DVD player and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.


On road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    50 yards
  • Distance
    10 yards
  • Restaurant
    50 yds
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    50 yards
  • Railway station distance
    0.5 miles
  • Lake
    1.7 miles

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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