Located in the North York Moors National Park, Spring Farm Cottage is only half a mile away from the National Park visitors' centre.The cottage is close to the beautiful market town of Helmsley, with its fantastic shopping, award winning delicatessens, cosy tearooms and impressive restaurants. It is also just 7 miles away from the bustling market town of Thirsk, the home of the James Herriot Centre and Thirsk racecourse.
A super base to explore the Moors and its quintessential English villages, Castle Howard, the historic Byland and Rievaulx Abbeys and further afield to York and the Heritage Coast.
A delightful stone cottage, recently converted from an old milking parlour, with a garden, outside seating and fabulous open views. There is a luxury bathroom, a well equipped modern kitchen, one double and one twin bedroom. There is a well furnished living area (free wi-fi) with freeview TV and a DVD Player. The cottage has contemporary decorations and finish, with underfloor heating throughout. The nearest great pub is just a mile and a half away, in fact there are three very good pubs within 3 to 4 miles of the cottage.
Spring Farm Cottage is a single story dwelling previously converted from an old milking parlour and barn, and shares a site with the owners' house. It is a self contained property, being attached at one end to the main house. Spring Farm Cottage sleeps four, with a double bedroom and a twin bedroom.
Sitting /Dining area
The living space is open plan with exposed beams and solid oak doors. It is furnished with a comfortable sofa and two armchairs, wi-fi, widescreen TV (freeview), DVD, a dining table and four chairs. In the dresser you will find a selection of books, board games and DVDs, plus plenty of books, local information leaflets, maps, walks and ideas of places to visit in the area.
The fully equipped kitchen has granite worktops and stainless steel sink. It is well equipped with a 4 ring halogen hob, electric oven and grill, toaster, kettle, convection microwave, fridge with freezer compartment and an automatic washer/dryer machine. Cupboards are filled with plenty of crockery, cutlery, pans and dishes.
Bedrooms – one double and one twin
The main bedroom contains a 5 foot kingsize bed with bedside drawers, dressing table/stool, armchair and wardrobe. The twin room contains two 3 foot single beds, each with large comfortable double duvets, with a bedside drawer, and wardrobe with additional drawers. There is a clock radio and hairdryer in each bedroom.
The bathroom is tiled in Italian travertine and contains a bath with a shower over, wc and wash basin.
A gravel pathway leads up to the cottage. The garden area is a lawned open area, with terracotta pots containing shrubs and flowers, two cherry trees are planted in the lawn and there is a wooden play frame with a slide and swings for children. There is a gravelled area where garden furniture is provided. There is ample off-road car parking next to the cottage. You can also make use of the main house’s barn for the storage of cycles etc.
Children of any age are welcome. A travel cot and high chair are available on request. Please bring your own cot linen. The cottage is fitted with slate tiles (bedrooms are carpeted) with oil fired under floor heating throughout. There is unlimited hot water and all heating, electricity, bedlinen and towels are included.
Sorry, no smoking inside the cottage.