Wethercote Cottage

Old Byland near Helmsley, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 3626)

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This traditional, stone-built, cottage is a semi-detached property that adjoins the owner's house on a working livestock farm near Old Byland.

Just seven miles from the market town of Helmsley, this cottage is set in a peaceful location within the National Park, and offers far reaching views across the North York Moors.

With its open plan living area, the property is composed of two bedrooms - one double and one twin - a fitted kitchen, dining area and lounge with electric fire.

The structure itself retains a great deal of charm and period features include ancient low ceiling beams and pine doors.

In addition to the indoor space there is a large, lawned garden outside, as well as off-road parking.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.

Amenities

  • Central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs, video, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot/fold up bed available on request (only room for one of them)
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned front garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 4 miles, shop 7 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute

About the location

HELMSLEY

Kirkbymoorside 6 miles; Thirsk 14 miles; Pickering 13 miles; York 26 miles.

The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.

Situated on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park and set in a sheltered corner of Upper Ryedale, Helmsley is a vibrant market town with a spacious square. Surrounded by houses, hotels and shops, the town centre is a lively shopping district. The area is historically important too, and boasts a 12th Century castle in addition to English Heritage's Rievaulx Abbey. With excellent walking throughout the region, the Cleveland Way is a perfect opportunity to explore the North York Moors. The Cathedral city of York is less than an hour's drive south, whilst Scarborough and the east coast are just over an hour away. Pickering and the beginning of the famous steam railway line - the North Yorkshire Moors Railway – is within 30 minutes drive.