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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
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
3

The Yorkshire Wolds are often referred to as one of England’s ‘best kept secrets’ – a place waiting to be discovered. Here amongst the gently undulating hills, in the small village of Yapham, nestle these former farm buildings – a haven of peace and tranquillity, where wonderful walks abound and panoramic views over open countryside and the rolling wolds can be savoured from many rooms. With 4* gradings from Visit Britain, these holiday cottages have been restored to provide spacious and very comfortable accommodation, equipped to a high standard, and each enjoys its own sitting-out area with half an acre of shared gardens looking out towards Givendale and Garrowby Hill.
The bustling market town of Pocklington (2 miles) offers a good choice of shops, inns and restaurants, and is home to Burnby Hall Gardens, where visitors can take a stroll around its famous lily ponds, said to be amongst the finest in Europe. Those seeking more active pursuits will find many sporting facilities on offer, and golfers can try their luck on the local course. For a day full of adventure and variety, the historic walled city of York is just 12 miles distant. The range of activities on offer here is endless; wander amid atmospheric cobbled streets alive with street entertainers and lined with specialist shops just waiting exploration, marvel at the beauty of its ancient Minster, or step back in time at the Jorvik Viking Centre and Castle Museum. Alternatively view the city in a different light with a boat trip along the River Ouse or a night out at the theatre followed by a romantic meal at one of York’s excellent restaurants.
A 25-mile drive leads to the magnificent North York Moors National Parks, where open moorlands beckon the walker, and visitors of all ages can enjoy a trip aboard the North York Moors Steam Railway, which follows a scenic route from Pickering to Goathland (Heartbeat’s Aidenfield). For a day by the seaside, the coastal resorts of Bridlington and Filey offer wide sandy beaches (both within
30 miles), while a little further afield picturesque Whitby (overlooked by its abbey) has some good seafood restaurants and a cliff-top golf course. Locally, places of interest include the historic house and gardens at Castle Howard, together with Sledmere, Burton Agnes and Eden Camp. Racing at York, Beverley and Thirsk. Many villages with their own charming blend of craft shops, village stores and country inns to explore in the vicinity. Shops 2 miles.

Living room with electric ‘coal-effect’ fire and views. Spacious well-equipped modern fitted kitchen/dining room with ceramic-tiled floor and door to garden. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom and toilet.

  • Video

  • Electricity fire(s)
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Three cots
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Large garden with furniture and barbecue
  • Parking

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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
5
Pets
1
Stonedale Ref: 27377

Standing in a quiet residential setting, this detached, modern holiday property is close to the excellent amenities of the village of Stamford Bridge, famous for the Battle of 1066. Just 7 miles from the ancient walled city of York and with easy access from the park and ride, visitors can enjoy the numerous tourist attractions, including the magnificent Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and the castle and National Railway Museums. There are river boat trips, open top buses, festivals and markets, and a wealth of quaint shops and tearooms tucked along the narrow cobbled streets. With theatres and art galleries, designer outlet shopping, horse racing, ghost walks and the Yorkshire Wheel, the city appeals to all ages. Explore the Yorkshire Wolds, where the undulating countryside inspired David Hockney’s famous paintings; enjoy the cliff top walks at Flamborough Head and the miles of sandy beaches at the coastal resorts of Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough. There are stately homes at Castle Howard, Sledmere and Burton Agnes, and family fun at Flamingo Land. The North Yorkshire Moors are easily accessible with the steam train travelling through the stunning scenery to the fishing port of Whitby renowned for Captain Cook and Dracula connections. Shop, pub and restaurant 400 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Conservatory. Separate toilet. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 3 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Garage ( 1 car). Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Pet free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£0-£0
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Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Almond Cottage Ref: CC224017
Almond Cottage is bursting with character and charm and is located in an idyllic position in Little Terrington, near York. It has recently been refurbished to a tasteful, high standard and provides both families and couples with excellent accommodation in a beautiful area. Yorkshire’s Premier Multi Award Winning Lavender Farm and gardens are situated right opposite Almond Cottage in a spectacular hillside farm of nearly 60 acres, within the Howardian Hills which is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is free admission. Terrington itself is a large village parish with a fine Norman church and looks along the Howardian ridge eastwards towards Castle Howard and Malton. It is a perfect base for a relaxing holiday whether you are keen walkers, cyclists or simply looking to relax and unwind.

Ground Floor: Property has electric central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With TV/ Free view, DVD and wood burning stove
Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing machine and radio/CD player.
Bathroom 1: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin

First Floor:  Bedroom 1: With king size bed, TV and en suite shower cubicle, WC and wash basin
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and wash basin

All power, heating, bed linen and towels included. A small supply of logs provided.2 well behaved dogs accepted.

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£290-£495
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Damson Cottage, Holtby Ref: CC224015
Damson Cottage is nestled in the quiet, picturesque village of Holtby near York. Great care has been taken in its recent refurbishment to ensure a cosy welcoming feel. The spacious garden and paddock area is ideal for children with a football area, goats, pigs and hens from which you can enjoy fresh eggs. It is in a perfect location for exploring the historic city of York with its stunning Minster, cobbled streets and excellent shops and also the beautiful surrounding villages along the North York Moors.

Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: With TV/Free view, DVD, radio and CD player. Electric oven and hob, microwave. fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, TV and Free View
Bedroom 2: With twin beds
Bathroom: With bath and shower cubicle, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point.

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included.Enclosed garden with furniture. Parking for 2 cars. Grassed area for Football (children please take care when using this area).

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£295-£515
Shortlist
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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£234-£499
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2
Merricote Cottage Ref: E2539

Standing within three acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and woodland, these attractive cottages are two of eight enjoying pretty views in a rural setting on the fringes of York with its quaint medieval shopping streets. Cosy, beautifully maintained and very comfortably furnished with considerable style, they are set adjacent to the owners’ plant nursery and café. Within 3 miles, the famous minster, Jorvik Viking Museum, National Railway Museum, Waterworld swimming pool, inns, restaurants, cinemas and the retail centre are among York’s myriad attractions. Steam train trips across the North Yorkshire Moors from Pickering, the wartime Britain experience at Eden Camp, Castle Howard and the thrills of Flamingo Land theme park are all under a half hour’s drive, whilst Scarborough and Whitby are just a little further. Shop and pub 1 mile.

All on ground floor: Living room. Step to dining room. Two steps to kitchen with breakfast area. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Open fire in living room inc. D/washer.

Both properties: Oil CH, elec and bed linen inc. T/cot. H/chair. Video. M/wave. Shared w/machine. Patio and furniture. Shared use of 8-acre grounds. Shared BBQ. Parking. Shared hot tub (3rd Apr-25th Sep). No smoking.

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£465-£950
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

Games room
Indoor heated swimming pool

These cottages have been completely renovated, and with their own private gardens, are 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: Two steps down to living room. Dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 twin bedrooms. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Sitting-out area.

All properties: Open fire in each living room (fuel at cost). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV/DVD. Video. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with washing machine and coin operated tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi (in garden room). Shared lawned courtyard at rear. Shared use of 16-acre grounds. Garden room. Barbecue. Ample parking. Shared indoor heated swimming pool (8.5m x 4.3m, depth 0.9m to 1.5m), open 9am to 8pm, with shower and changing facilities. Games room with pool table and table tennis. Hard tennis court. No smoking. NB: Large unfenced pond in the grounds (50 yards).

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£254-£857
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
In a beautiful rural setting amidst rolling countryside, in the picturesque Vale of York, this spacious cottage dating back to the 18th Century is approached along a half mile farm track and is situated on the owner’s working farm. This welcoming cottage with polished wood floorboards in the sitting and dining room is tastefully furnished to offer very comfortable accommodation. Located on the edge of an ’Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ with pleasant views extending across the countryside towards the Howardian Hills, walkers can enjoy country walks with footpaths from the doorstep, or take a circular walk via Castle Howard, with the Wolds Way within easy reach. The farm has cattle and free range poultry, and the owners are happy to show guests around. Pub and Restaurant 1.5 miles. Shops 7.5 miles.

Ground Floor: With oil fired central heating and comprising:
Sitting room: with 32" LED flat screen TV, DVD and radio/CD player.
Dining room.
Kitchen: with oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and iron.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: with double bed and views.
Bedroom 2: with twin beds.
Bedroom 3: with single bed.
Bathroom:
with shower over bath. Separate WC.

Bed linen and towels provided. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Enclosed garden with table, chairs and BBQ. Bicycle storage. Private parking for two cars. Well behaved pets welcome, free of charge. Please note: there is a drop in the garden, children must be supervised.

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£423-£684
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
The Coach House Ref: CC224023
This converted Victorian Coach House dates back to 1852 and has undergone a complete refurbishment by the new owners for the 2012 season.  The building is nestled within stunning natural woodland gardens enjoying panoramic views towards the Wolds.  There are three bedrooms accommodating six guests and a newly developed light and airy open plan living area. 

First Floor: With electric heating and comprising:
Spacious hall leading to:
Lounge/kitchen/diner: with gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, dining suite, TV with free view, DVD and wood burner.
Bedroom 1: with King size bed.
Bedroom 2: with double bed.
Bedroom 3: with twin beds.
Bathroom: with bath with shower over, WC, basin, heated towel rail.
Cloakroom: with WC and basin.

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels are provided. Cot and highchair available upon request.  Use of tumble dryer available in old stable below The Coach House (shared with owner).
Allocated lawned area with furniture and BBQ set amidst extensive grounds.  Parking for 3 cars.  Please note, this cottage is accessed via a flight of wooden steps.

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£375-£735
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Rosewalden Cottage Ref: E1986

The quaint market town of Pocklington on the fringes of the Yorkshire Wolds is the setting for this attractive and very comfortable cottage. One of a row, sitting within 0.25 mile walk of a good range of shops, inns and restaurants, it is ideally located for exploring the historic city of York, 12 miles, where visitors will find the magnificent minster, Jorvik Centre, Railway Museum and wonderful shopping among its myriad delights. The famous Burnby Lily Gardens are just 1 mile away, whilst Castle Howard, Sledmere, Flamingo Land theme park and fascinating Eden Camp are all within easy reach. For keen walkers, the Wolds Way passes nearby, golf is available 2 miles away and Pocklington boasts an indoor swimming pool as well as a thriving arts centre for excellent live performances, films and exhibitions.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Gas CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. M/wave. W/machine. F/freezer. Garden with courtyard and furniture. On road parking. No smoking. No children under 6 years.

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£278-£585
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0

Games room
Indoor heated swimming pool

These cottages have been completely renovated, and with their own private gardens, are 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/dining room. Dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet. Beams throughout. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 1 double, 3 twin, one with additional single (2ft 6in, for child). Shower room with toilet. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Fridge/freezer. Private garden and furniture.

All properties: Open fire in each living room (fuel at cost). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV/DVD. Video. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with washing machine and coin operated tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi (in garden room). Shared lawned courtyard at rear. Shared use of 16-acre grounds. Garden room. Barbecue. Ample parking. Shared indoor heated swimming pool (8.5m x 4.3m, depth 0.9m to 1.5m), open 9am to 8pm, with shower and changing facilities. Games room with pool table and table tennis. Hard tennis court. No smoking. NB: Large unfenced pond in the grounds (50 yards).

WAS
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£337-£1090
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
No. 3 Chippendale Ref: DC3200
Located only 6 miles from the historic City of York, this cottage is part of a group which have been newly renovated to an extremely high standard having been equipped and furnished with top quality fittings and fixtures. Tasteful co-ordinating soft furnishings have been used, and each light bright property has a cosy open fire set in attractive red brick surround. Attached to most of the properties are lovely private enclosed patios and lawned gardens, making a safe place for the younger children to play - barbecues, portable paddling pools and outdoor toys are available.The indoor heated swimming pool, which is open daily all year round - for the exclusive use of the visitors to Claxton Grange - has full changing and shower facilities, also a spacious conservatory to relax in which opens onto a large enclosed lawned area for sunnier days. For the more energetic there is a full sized outdoor tennis court, games room and children’s play area.

This property can be booked together with No 4 Delius (DC3201) and No 7 Bennett (DC3204) to accommodate up to 15 guests.

Ground Floor: With oil fired central heating and comprising:
Sitting room: with TV and video.
Kitchen/dining room: with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster and dishwasher.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: with double bed.
Bedroom 2: with twin beds.
Bedroom 3: with twin beds.
Bathroom: with three piece suite and shower over bath.

Fuel for the open fires in each property can be purchased at cost. Bed linen and towels provided. Cot and highchair available on request. Garden furniture, barbecue and outdoor toys. Shared laundry room with washer and dryer, iron/ironing board. Private parking. Sorry no pets. Non smokers preferred. Additional facilities: Indoor heated swimming pool. Full changing and shower facilities, shared conservatory (with Wi-Fi), large enclosed lawn, tennis court, games room. Office. Restaurants and pubs in the area. Park and ride for York City (five miles). Regular local bus service.

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£444-£809
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