Ellis Close Farm - Swallows Nest

Harwood Dale, nr. Scarborough

Property Reference: 18094
  • Sleeps4
  • Pets 2
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade4 Star rating

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

Located in the National Park on a working farm

More than 200 years old these former barns have been sympathetically converted by the present owners. Retaining many original features they ooze charm and character with beamed ceilings and a warm cosy inviting feel throughout. Located in the National Park on a working farm this is an ideal location for walking and cycling enthusiasts or for exploring the stunning North Yorkshire Moors or the Heritage Coast of East Yorkshire. The bustling seaside resort of Scarborough has been welcoming guests for more than 300 years and boasts two bays divided by the 12th century castle ruins. North Bay is home to Peasholm Park, the Sea Life Centre and a long stretch of award winning sandy beach. The colourful promenade of South Bay is lined with inns, tea rooms, gift shops and amusement palaces. The sandy beach is where you’ll find the donkey rides and all the fun of the fair, perfect for a family day out. Scarborough boasts its very own theatre where plays by the acclaimed Alan Ayckbourn can be enjoyed, with the town centre offering an eclectic mix of shops. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with 1 step to dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Beams and stone floor throughout.

Oil central heating included. Cot. High chair. Video. DVD. Fridge/freezer. Garden with patio. 100 acres of working farm. Lawned play area. Barbecue. Two well behaved pets welcome (by prior arrangement, situated on a working farm).

All properties: Electric woodburner in living room, electricity, bed linen and towels included. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. 30 acres of shared grounds. Parking (2 cars). NB: Beck runs through grounds, 600 yards.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Lovely cottage. Our fourth visit and have already booked for next New Year! Owners are very friendly but not intrusive and a lovely welcome pack was waiting for us on arrival! This is a real home from home (but with a wonderful view!) and after a day walking the dogs on the beach, etc, it was great to think that we were going back to a lovely warm cottage! Highly recommended! Dec 2012.
  2. A great base for exploring beautiful countryside and coast (Robin Hood’s Bay / Whitby). North York Moors steam railway was excellent The roads were very good. A very easy run from the Midlands. Prepare for every possible weather scenario. An area in which people take pride in their communities. We felt very welcome throughout our stay. April 2012.
  3. Fantastic location with amazing views of the moors. Having Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay so close made for some great excursions. Very high standard conversion with loads of stylish features and mod cons. The owners were always on hand for help and information but never intrusive. All in all we had a wonderful week. Highly recommended. Jan 2012.
  4. We had a fantastic time in this cottage, staying over the Christmas holiday. The cottage had been trimmed up on our arrival . It had everything we needed and more and was lovely and warm and comfortable. We will definitely book again. Dec 2011.
  5. We love this cottage! Really well equipped - can’t think of anything that isn’t provided! Beautiful views and brilliant location for touring. Have just had our third stay there and have already booked for New Year! Dec 2011.
  6. Really good value with great views from the living room, including the odd visit by a Peacock. Aug 2011.
  7. This is the best cottage we have stayed in! It was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. We had a lovely, quiet New Year and have already booked for 2011! Dec 2010.
  8. Having visited the property two years ago and when the weather was not too good, we STILL wanted to go back! This helps to illustrate just how lovely the accommodation was. First rate, with friendly, welcoming and helpful owners who also gave you complete privacy. We like the accommodation for a variety of reasons: it is private - i.e. you are not in a group of self catering accommodations. The facilities and comforts = first rate (incl all the little extras so one did not need to bring) AND the view is outstanding and SO peaceful, yet close to so much of interest in the area. One could say home from home but in many ways more than! I don’t really like to tell others how lovely it is as I want to keep it a secret! Aug 2010.
  9. Everything about Swallows Nest was excellent. From a friendly welcome to a reluctant goodbye a week later we couldn’t have wished for a better holiday. A lovely extremely well equipped cottage (everything catered for) in a beautiful peaceful situation with really great hosts. I cannot praise this holiday enough! June 2010.
  10. Very well laid out and fully equipped. June 2010.
  11. Very good views across the Vale,well equipped, clean and comfortable. May 2010.
  12. Very clean, well, very friendly owners was equipped with everything you could need, very high standard of accommodation. March 2010.
  13. Very well appointed property, very clean and well prepared. This is the first time we have booked a cottage through you, however, If all your cottages are as good as this one we will be booking again. Oct 2009.
  14. Location, friendliness/helpfulness of owners. Sept 2009.
  15. Very clean and tidy. Overlooking beautiful countryside. Ideal location for exploring the North Yorkshire coast. This was our second visit in 2009. Sept 2009.
  16. It was extremely clean and well looked after. Aug 2009.
  17. We found Swallows Nest on your website and what a great choice we made! After a disastrous holiday with poor and dirty accommodation in Spain last year, we decided to holiday in England this year and were so relieved when we reached the cottage and saw the accommodation and the breathtaking panoramic views. The accommodation was clean and quaint and had everything you needed for a relaxing and comfortable stay. It was a fantastic base for visiting the nearby seaside resorts and, because it is next to a working farm, my little boy got a friendly welcome every morning from the horse in the nearby field! We would certainly recommend this cottage to other families and hope to stay there again in the future. Wow, what a great choice of cottage for a relaxing and comfortable holiday. Lovely accommodation, breathtaking panoramic views and a perfect base for visiting the nearby seaside resorts. We will certainly be back! Aug 2009.
  18. Lovely cottage. Clean. Great view. Helpful owners. A great holiday. July 2008.
  19. First class accommodation, friendly and helpful owners, excellent holiday. What more can we say. Thank you. May 2009.
  20. Lovely cottage. Clean. Great view. Helpful owners. A great holiday. July 2008.
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    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
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