These two holiday cottages, converted from former farm buildings, are situated on a working arable and stock farm, enjoying a courtyard garden they are surrounded by open countryside, home to wildlife and rare bird species. There are numerous walks and a cycle path close by. An abundance of wildflowers, birds and butterflies can be enjoyed in the nature reserves at Barlow Common, Skipwith and Derwent Valley. This peaceful rural retreat is just 8 miles from the ancient city of York, famous for its minster, National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and racecourse. Cruise along the Ouse, walk the city walls and stroll down the cobbled Shambles. There are art galleries, museums, theatres, shops, restaurants and bars. Ideal base for the National Parks of the Yorkshire Dales and Moors, the Wolds, the coastal resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey and historic houses at Castle Howard, Beningbrough Hall and Harewood House. Shop 31/2 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
This property is close to the 2014 Tour de France route, come and experience the spectacular scenery for yourself and follow in the trail of some true cycling legends.
Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, one (5ft), both with access to en-suite ’Jack and Jill’ bathroom with bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle and toilet.
Both properties: Underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Use of freezer. Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Natural water supply from borehole. Welcome pack. No smoking. No children under 16 years. Friday to Friday.