Holtby Grange Cottages - Owl Cottage ref: UK10716

Holtby, near York, York & Vale of York

4 Stars

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bathrooms
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pets
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Owl Cottage is a lovely semi-detached barn conversion and is one of five holiday cottages set around a central courtyard at Holtby Grange, just outside the small village of Holtby and only 5 miles from York city centre. Hidden down a long private drive and surrounded by open countryside with far-reaching views, this one bedroomed property offers a very high level of guest comfort and luxurious extras for a couple. The entrance to the property is from the main courtyard which has beautifully trimmed boxed hedges and a koi carp pond. With shared seating, this area offers a real sense of peace and tranquillity. Upon entering the property you are straight into the open plan kitchen/dining room/living room. With a feature brick wall, contemporary wood burner and vaulted ceiling, not to mention the oak kitchen covered with granite worktops, Belfast sink and high end cooking appliances, this property will not disappoint. The chef in the family will certainly enjoy cooking in this kitchen. The wow factor continues into the bedroom with a zip and link bed and a high quality mattress and bedding, you are assured a peaceful nights sleep. The wet room is huge with an accessible shower, safety handle and fixed seating. Outside there is a large enclosed garden shared between all the cottages offering a shaded wooded area, summerhouse with seating, garden paths and a central pond which is surrounded by a fence. The property owner lives on-site and there is car parking for two cars and bike storage is also available.
Owl Cottage welcomes dogs; they even have their own little welcome pack including dog treats and information on local dog friendly cafés, pubs and restaurants. An enclosed paddock and outside dog shower ensure that your four legged friend also has an enjoyable holiday.
Within 5 miles is the historic city of York and its plethora of world renowned visitor attractions from the Gothic York Minster, National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and York’s Chocolate Story. If your interests are more towards shopping and experiencing the buzzing café culture and many eateries including Michelin starred restaurants, all of which are dotted along streets that can trace their history back hundreds of years, then there is no better place to base your holiday than at Owl Cottage. The Victorian spa town of Harrogate, 21 miles, Thirsk and home of James Herriot, 31 miles and the seaside resort of Scarborough, 44 miles which are all within day trip distance. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile and restaurant 4 miles.
Owl Cottage can be booked together with Cozy Cottage (UK10717), The Granary (UK10718), Applegate Cottage (UK10719) and Field View Cottage (UK10720) to accommodate up to 16 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space:
With beams and tiled floor.
Living area:
With wood burner, 40’’ Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
Farmhouse style with electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), 32’’ Freeview TV and beams.
Wet room: With shower, grab rails, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included, remainder at £8 per basket. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack and doggy extras. External utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with other properties on-site).

Miscellaneous

Large enclosed lawned courtyard garden with patio, terrace, garden furniture, BBQ and summerhouse (shared with other properties on-site). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Dog exercise paddock. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a fenced pond in the garden 100 yards away.
  • Nearest town
    York
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    4 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    York
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    5.3 miles
  • Lake
    N/A

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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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