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The pretty North Yorkshire village of Claxton is just eight miles from York city centre, yet set in unspoilt rural countryside, making it the perfect place for a romantic retreat or family holiday.

Visit York city centre and explore the wonders of this ancient city to discover the area's rich history. York Minster is one of the world's most stunning cathedrals, and an afternoon exploring the cathedral and viewing the interactive galleries in The Orb is time well spent.

Don't miss the chance to wander around the city's original fortifications. The medieval walls extend for 2.5 miles, so bring your comfy shoes. There are plenty of museums and galleries to check out, or head for The Shambles for a spot of shopping and afternoon tea. This traditional medieval street is home to some of the city's finest jewellery boutiques.

Back in Claxton, you'll enjoy the opportunity to experience the great outdoors, with a number of walking and cycling trails right on your doorstep. For days out go east to the Yorkshire coast or north into the North York Moors, which is within comfortable reach on main roads. Afterwards head back to your holiday cottage to whip up a delicious meal - whether you're cosying up for a romantic night in or feeding the family, you'll enjoy your stay here.

So search Claxton holiday cottages today to make sure you discover all that this unspoilt corner of North Yorkshire has to offer.

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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Fishers Cottage Ref: 27434

Standing in the heart of the village, overlooking the stream, this detached holiday cottage was the former school and is set in the picturesque village of Bishop Wilton, complete with village shop and country pub serving food. There are footpaths and bridleways from the door, perfect for exploring the stunning Yorkshire Wolds countryside, inspiration for David Hockney’s famous paintings. The historic city of York, 15 miles, with its minster, Jorvik Viking Museum, quaint cobbled streets and river boat trips is easily accessible, and the coastal resorts of Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough are all within an hour’s drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

All on ground floor: 2 steps to living/dining room/kitchen. 3 steps to double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet (step up to shower cubicle).

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. On road parking (1 car). No smoking. NB: Stream 15 yards.

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NOW
£234-£499
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

Beautifully converted and restored to the E.T.C. ‘4 Star’ standard, Low Callis Granary boasts its own enclosed garden in an idyllic elevated location with spectacular scenery. It is set down a country track which passes through the woodland and fields of the farmers’ outstanding organic farm, in the rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds, the inspiration for the renowned David Hockney’s landscape paintings. Pocklington 4 miles. York 15 miles. Filey’s beaches 20 miles. Shops 5 miles, pub 2½ miles.

Large, beamed, open-plan living/dining room with farmhouse-style kitchen, rugs on stone-flagged floor and French door to garden and terrace. Double bedroom with antique bed and en-suite shower room with walk-in shower and toilet. First floor: Dressing room with sofa-bed (for +1) leading to twin bedroom with additional TV. Bathroom with Victorian roll-top bath and toilet. All first-floor rooms have spectacular valley views and sloping ceiling.

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and hand towels included
  • Sofa-bed (for +1)
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • DVD (small library)
  • Radio/CD/iPod dock
  • Combi microwave/grill
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Large enclosed garden with terrace and furniture
  • Extensive shared grounds
  • Barbecue
  • Farm produce available
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Fenced pond in grounds

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£283-£647
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
The Barn Ref: INY

Over 250 years old, this beautiful conversion is peacefully located in the pretty village of Huby and just four miles from the historic market town of Easingwold. The holiday property affords easy access to the Yorkshire Dales, Howardian Hills and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, and an easy nine miles along the road leads to the magnificent walled city of York. Castle Howard, Harewood House and the White Horse at Kilburn are all within easy driving distance, making this the perfect holiday location for discovering the heritage and beauty of North Yorkshire. Shop 50 yards.

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.

Beamed open-plan living/dining room and farmhouse-style kitchen area with open fire, and tiled floor. Separate toilet. First floor: Two bedrooms each with sloping ceiling; one double with 5ft bed, and one twin (2ft 6in beds for +2). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Open fire - fuel included
  • Electricity, electric central heating (underfloor on ground floor), bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • Stereo/CD
  • Playstation (small library)
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Patio with decked area and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 1 car)
  • Cycle store
  • Pet free of charge
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Enclosed pond in garden

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£277-£612
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Bridleways Ref: CC252106
Bridleways is a single storey property, attached to the owner’s home and small work area producing wonderful local ice cream! Nestling on the outskirts of the village and close to a working farm, the property offers comfortable accommodation for two with the addition of a sofa bed in the lounge and the luxury of a second shower room off the lounge. An enclosed pebbled courtyard with ample parking spaces surround this property, complete with garden furniture.

Ground Floor: Property has oil fired central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With double sofa bed, TV, Free sat, radio/CD.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice box.
Shower room: With shower, WC, wash basin, shaver point and radiator.
Bedroom: With double bed and en-suite with WC, wash basin, shaver point and radiator

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair available.Outside courtyard with garden furniture. Ample parking. Sorry no pets please. Accommodation all on ground floor level.

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£270-£435
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
13
Bedrooms
5
Pets
0
The Farmhouse Ref: 26433

Shared tennis court and indoor heated swimming pool

This detached holiday cottage has been completely renovated and is part of a complex of 14 properties. Claxton Grange lies 6 miles from York and is in 16-acres of private grounds, with swimming pool, games room, garden room, hard tennis court and wildlife pond. York is a city full of history with its minster, cobbled streets, museums, the National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and the Castle Museum, as well as an excellent choice of shops, restaurants and riverside inns. The market town of Pickering, gateway to the North York Moors National Park and terminus of the moors steam railway, 20 miles. Filey, Scarborough and Whitby are all within 40 miles. Castle Howard, 10 miles. Clifton Moor with bowling and cinema complex, 6 miles. Shop 5 miles, pub/restaurants 2 miles.

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. Second living room with double sofa bed. Dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 2 double each with en-suite shower room and toilet, 3 twin, one with additional single (for child up to 12 years) and en-suite shower room. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Open fire in second living room (fuel at cost). Electric woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi (in shared garden room). Shared use of 16-acre natural grounds. Shared barbecue. Ample parking. Shared indoor heated swimming pool (8.5m x 4.3m, depth 3m to 4m), open 8am to 9pm, with shower and changing facilities. Shared tennis court. No smoking. NB: Wildlife pond in grounds.

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£618-£1777
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

Just 6 miles north of the beautiful city of York, Claxton Grange consists of a total of 14 properties and stands within 16 acres of private grounds, encompassing woodland, orchards and a wildlife pond. Formerly a working farm, it now offers spacious and very comfortable accommodation for visitors, together with an excellent range of facilities to enjoy on site, including an indoor heated swimming pool, games room and hard tennis court. With such comfortable surroundings, a wealth of interesting places on the doorstep, and superb countryside to explore, this is a wonderful base for a holiday at any time of the year. Place to visit include York, Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall, and the majestic ruins of Rievaulx Abbey. A few miles away is the market town of Pickering, gateway to the North York Moors National Park. Filey, Scarborough and Whitby are all within 40 miles, racing at York, Thirsk, Ripon, Beverley and Wetherby. Closer to home, Clifton Moor offers bowling and a multi-cinema complex just 6 miles away. Shop 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.

Large living/dining room with electric log-effect fire. Farmhouse-style kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Open fire – fuel available locally
  • South-facing patio with furniture

  • Electric log-effect fire
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • Video
  • Microwave
  • Shared utility with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared grounds of 16 acres with hard tennis court
  • Shared barbecue area with built-in barbecue
  • Ample parking space
  • Shared games room with coin-operated pool table
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool with changing and showering facilities (8am–9pm)
  • No smoking
  • NB: Wildlife pond in grounds

WAS
NOW
£338-£859
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Nestling in rolling countryside, and quietly located within the spacious grounds of the owner’s farmhouse is The Cottage at Stillington Grange Farm. This delightful detached cottage offers welcoming homely accommodation with two en suite bedrooms and useful sunroom/storage area. The Cottage boasts a spacious private garden area, ideal for children to enjoy, and is very conveniently located, just 1 mile Crayke and 1.5 mile from the traditional Yorkshire market town of Easingwold  where a wide range of amenities can be found.
This property can be booked with Holly Cottage (CC224031) to accommodate up to six people.

Ground Floor: Property has oil fired central heating and comprises:
Kitchen: With ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge and washing machine.
Lounge/Diner: With TV with Sky package, Wi-fi, dining table and chairs
Bedroom 1: With king size bed,  patio doors leading to courtyard and en suite with shower, WC and wash basin
Bedroom 2: With king size bed and en suite with shower, WC and wash basin

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available on requestSpacious private gardens. Well behaved dogs welcome.  Sunroom.

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NOW
£290-£475
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Blacksmith’s Cottage Ref: CC224022
Conveniently located in the picturesque village of Askham Bryham, just 5 miles West of York is Blacksmith’s Cottage. This traditional brick built cottage enjoys an enviable village location, yet just a stone’s throw from the magnificent cathedral city of York, offering guests the best of both worlds - the buzzing ambience of the historical city of York during the day, and the easy journey back to the peaceful ambience of Blalcksmith’s Cottage during the evening. The cottage itself is traditionally arranged over two floors and offers spacious accommodation for five guests in three bedrooms. The lounge/dining room has patio door leading onto the large, fully enclosed lawned garden with paved patio area, ideal for children and pets.
Two nice comments left by guests are:
Lovely cottage, the children loved the garden and feeding the ducks every day.
Loved the cottage, wish I had this garden our dog loves it too will hopefully be coming back sometime.

Ground Floor: Property has oil fired central heating and comprises:
Hall: Leading to...
Lounge/Diner: With TV, DVD, radio/CD, dining suite and patio doors leading to garden.
Kitchen: With electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, larder fridge, freezer and washing machine
Bedroom 3: With single bed
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin

First Floor: Bedroom 1: With zip and link super king bed
Bedroom 2: With double bed
Shower Room: With walk in shower, WC and wash basin

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Wireless broadband availableParking for 2 cars. Enclosed garden. One pet welcome.

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£295-£515
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
15
Bedrooms
7
Pets
1

A meandering stream trickles through the stunning landscaped gardens of this 150-year-old detached farmhouse. Nestling in the sleepy hamlet of Barmby Moor (there may be some noise from farm traffic) and set in its own grounds, the property also boasts an outdoor swimming pool and outdoor 6-seater hot tub. Just under a mile away lies Allerthorpe Common which offers wonderful walks and picnic areas amidst thousands of well kept acres of land. This truly is the perfect holiday location for getting away from it all or discovering local culture.
Scattered amongst the spectacular countryside are many picturesque villages and ancient market towns such as Pocklington, Howden and Driffield. Beverley, capital of the Wolds, is home to a beautiful Gothic minster, old buildings and a racecourse. Described as a jewel waiting to be discovered, the Yorkshire Wolds boast countless villages, ancient inns and historic houses. Burnby Hall Gardens, Burton Agnes Hall and Burton Constable are all close by. Three miles away in Barmby Moor, the Wolds Gliding Club offers trial flights all year round.
Four miles away is the Buddhist Centre at the wonderful Georgian mansion of Kilnwick Percy Hall, which offers lessons and courses in meditation. Aircraft enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with the Real Aeroplane Museum (Selby, 25 miles) where a magnificent Hawker Hurricane and P-51 Mustang can be seen, and the Yorkshire Air Museum (Elvington, 5 miles) with a superb collection of pre- and post-WWII aircraft. The ancient walled city of York is only 12 miles away, and boasts plenty of attractions for all the family, including the Castle Museum, York Dungeons, National Railway Museum, York Racecourse and the famous Jorvik Viking Centre. Golf, fishing and gliding are all available locally. Shops 1 mile.

Beamed living room with open fire and large bay window. Sitting room with large bay window. Steps down to dining room with exposed stone wall. Spacious beamed well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with ceramic-tiled floor. Shower room leading to utility. Cloakroom with toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft iron bed. Double bedroom with beamed ceiling. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Bathroom with toilet. Steep narrow stairs to second floor: Double bedroom and twin bedroom, each with low sloping ceiling, wooden floors and wash basin.

  • Open fire - fuel available locally
  • electricity, oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Small fold-up bed available (for +1 by prior arrangement)
  • Cot
  • H/chair
  • Two TVs (one satellite)
  • DVD
  • CD
  • microwave
  • Washing machine
  • tumble dryer
  • dishwasher
  • Drinks cooler
  • Freezer
  • Telephone - incoming calls only
  • Large gardens with patio and furniture
  • Ample parking
  • Carport (for 3 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Outdoor swimming pool (25ft x 14ft, depth range 3ft to 10ft) with Roman steps available May - October
  • Outdoor 6-seater hot tub
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Stream and sloping banks in garden

WAS
NOW
£973-£3028
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Ellerburn Lodge Ref: E4643

Set on the fringes of the wonderful medieval city of York, this extremely comfortable property boasts an acre of lovely, private landscaped gardens and its own heated indoor swimming pool. With its very well appointed interior and enclosed grounds, it makes a superb base for enjoying York’s myriad attractions, including its magnificent minster, the Jorvik Museum, Roman walls, the medieval shopping streets around ‘The Shambles’, the Railway Museum, river boat trips and so much more. And if visitors can tear themselves away from all these pleasures, the wonderful Yorkshire moorlands and Dales invite exploration. Just half an hour’s drive away is Pickering, setting for the Flamingo Land theme park, fascinating Eden Camp and the North York Moors Steam Railway. On the coast, the traditional seaside resort of Scarborough, quaint harbour town of Whitby and the picturesque fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay are all within an hour’s journey. Shop and pub serving food 1 mile.

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with seating area. Utility room. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Two bathrooms with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Woodburner in dining room/kitchen (initial fuel inc). Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. H/chair. DVD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Wi-fi. Garden with patio and furniture. Parking. Indoor heated swimming pool (9m x 3m). No smoking.

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NOW
£812-£2032
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

Just 6 miles north of the beautiful city of York, Claxton Grange consists of a total of 14 properties and stands within 16 acres of private grounds, encompassing woodland, orchards and a wildlife pond. Formerly a working farm, it now offers spacious and very comfortable accommodation for visitors, together with an excellent range of facilities to enjoy on site, including an indoor heated swimming pool, games room and hard tennis court. With such comfortable surroundings, a wealth of interesting places on the doorstep, and superb countryside to explore, this is a wonderful base for a holiday at any time of the year. Place to visit include York, Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall, and the majestic ruins of Rievaulx Abbey. A few miles away is the market town of Pickering, gateway to the North York Moors National Park. Filey, Scarborough and Whitby are all within 40 miles, racing at York, Thirsk, Ripon, Beverley and Wetherby. Closer to home, Clifton Moor offers bowling and a multi-cinema complex just 6 miles away. Shop 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.

Living room with electric log-effect fire in brick fireplace. Large farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area and door to courtyard. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Cot and high chair by arrangement
  • Washing machine
  • Wi-fi
  • Access to shared courtyard and shared lawn area

  • Electric log-effect fire
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • Video
  • Microwave
  • Shared utility with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared grounds of 16 acres with hard tennis court
  • Shared barbecue area with built-in barbecue
  • Ample parking space
  • Shared games room with coin-operated pool table
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool with changing and showering facilities (8am–9pm)
  • No smoking
  • NB: Wildlife pond in grounds

WAS
NOW
£298-£681
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Cherry Cottage Ref: CC224027
Sitting centrally amidst extensive mature gardens in the pretty village of Bielby just 15 miles from the historic city of York is Cherry Cottage. This beautifully presented annex adjoins the owner’s bungalow and offers comfortable accommodation for two guests in a light and airy double bedroom. The open plan spacious living area enjoys the benefit of patio doors that open onto a patio adjoining the wonderful, well tendered gardens.

Ground Floor: Property has oil fired central heating and comprises:
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: With digital TV with free view, DVD player and radio/CD
Kitchen Area: With electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dining suite.
Bedroom 1: With double bed
Bathroom: With bath with shower over, WC, wash basin and shaver point
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included.Ample parking and use of owners extensive beautifully tendered mature gardens. Doors leading from lounge to private patio with furniture.

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£255-£385
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