Harfa Bank Cottages - Harfa Bank


Property Reference: IRY
  • Sleeps6
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms3
  • 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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Call us on 0345 268 0760.

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Property Features

  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

Tucked away in a rural setting within the North York Moors National Park, this former barn and house are set across the garden from each other, enjoy glorious views and each makes a lovely holiday home with enjoyable walks from the door. The Wheelhouse (ref IQL) has been carefully restored to combine a wealth of traditional features, such as exposed stonework and an unusually spacious garden room that was formerly the wheelhouse for horses threshing corn. Harfa Bank (ref IRY) is a true family home and enjoys original beams and a traditional fireplace. Ideal for families or friends holidaying together, the properties are just a couple of miles from the pretty village of Swainby and well placed for visiting the market town of Thirsk and surrounding ‘Herriot Country’. A little further afield is the north east coast with its quaint fishing villages and Whitby where popular Whitby Abbey stands majestically on the headland above the traditional working harbour. For the energetic there is good surfing at Saltburn. The North York Moors and Heartbeat country provide stunning scenery and are wonderful for touring. Shops and pub 2½ miles.

Beamed living room with open fire. Dining room. Well-equipped breakfast kitchen. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft bed (can be twin) and en-suite bathroom with toilet. Twin bedroom. Bunk bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Open fire - fuel included
  • Radio/CD
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Split-level lawned garden with furniture
  • NB: Unfenced drop in garden

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • No smoking

Note: The Wheelhouse (IQL) and Harfa Bank (IRY) may be booked together to sleep up to 10 people.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. A delightful rural retreat. April 2012.
  2. An excellent place to stop, unwind and relax with friends. Feb 2012.
  3. This is a fabulous place in the middle of nowhere, so wonderfully peaceful, yet it was close enough to the sorts of places that you want to go on holiday - nice pubs, handy shops, etc. The cottage is snug and homely, comfortable and not stuffy. Oct 2011.
  4. Very quiet at the end of a 2 mile no-through road, which was one track & damaged in places. Property on the side of a hill, so excellent views with early morning mists. Only one other almost detached property on site. Essentially as described. Sept 2011.
  5. I had a two night weekend break. It was just what i was looking for, a peacefull retreat away from the hassle of life, everything was perfect. The only complaint I have, is that I didnt stay longer. Sept 2011.
  6. A Fabulous house with stunning views, really comfortable and beautifully homely. We will definitely be going back. May 2011.
  7. Harfa Bank is a home from home with everything you could possibly require catered for. The location is breathtaking and an excellent spot for a variety of people including families and walkers. The cottage is spacious yet cosy and a fantastic retreat to relax and enjoy. April 2011.
  8. Excellent property in a delightful setting with fantastic views across the Vale of York. Extremely well appointed and comfortable. Sept 2010.
  9. We liked every thing about property!!! Sept 2010.
  10. Situated miles from anywhere! An old farmhouse fitted out to the highest standards but sympathetic to the age of the building. Would certainly recommend it to friends. June 2010.
  11. The description and photographs gave a true representation of the property. The cottage was perfect. Thought had been taken and everything that you could possibly need was there. Everything was of a superior quality - nice towels, bedding and not in short supply. May 2010.
  12. Surounded by wonderful countryside, with all the amenities for a relaxing holiday. May 2010.
  13. Absolutely gorgeous house with lots of space and glorious views. Will definitely be back in the future. April 2010.
  14. Plenty of space. The property had a nice "lived in" feel to it and was very well equipped. Feb 2010.
  15. Homely atmosphere, well equipped, things for children, spacious, full of character, stunning views, quiet, good orange mobile reception in cottage, helpful caretaker. Feb 2010.
  16. Absolutely tremendous place, much better than we’d hoped. Very well equipped, very peaceful and with a wonderfully kind welcome from the owner. Nov 2009.
  17. This is a lovely home in a glorious setting for those who enjoy peace, quiet and the natural environment. This was the best appointed and equipped cottage we have ever rented. There was plenty of crockery and cutlery and the entire house had a homely feel. Aug 2009.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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