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West View Cottage - Kirkbymoorside

Farndale, North Yorkshire
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A charming and peaceful cottage set in a rural hamlet far flung from the hustle & bustle
  • Set amongst a the perfect rural sanctuary that is the North York Moors National Park
  • Be at home in this spacious cottage and enjoy lots of space inside and out in the garden
Property code: G0174

Situated in a small hamlet in the North York Moors, there are 600 square miles of stunning, heather-coated countryside waiting to be discovered by foot or by car

Boasting original features such as a Victorian cast iron range, this handsome farmhouse is steeped in history but still has many contemporary touches to ensure your stay is a comfortable one. Within the National Park, there are also plenty of picturesque market towns and villages with tearooms, cafes, pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, including foodies' haven, Helmsley (14 miles), and Pickering (16 miles).

Once you've appreciated the attractive exterior of this cottage, step inside where you'll find a spacious kitchen/diner with all the mod-cons to ensure you can cater for all your needs. The underfloor heating will keep your feet warm, but for more heat, head into the cosy lounge to snuggle up in front of the wood burner with a good book. The simple, elegant furniture creates a contemporary cottage style, making it easy to relax. Stone floors, warm woods and neutral tones throughout make it light, airy and spacious. For washing off muddy boots or paws, there is a convenient utility room downstairs as well as a vast family bathroom with a roll-top bath and separate shower. Upstairs, there are three generous bedrooms (one king-size, one double and a twin), once again lovingly decorated in a simple, sophisticated style. There is a further bathroom on this floor with another bath and separate walk-in shower.

Outside, there is a large, lawned garden, which the kids and four-legged friends will love running around. For those looking for a more sedate holiday, the stone patio is the perfect place to sit back and soak up the rural tranquillity of the surrounding countryside.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 double and 1 twin, all with TVs
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 downstairs and 1 upstairs, both with a bath and shower
  • Dishwasher and washer-dryer
  • Smart TV
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Underfloor heating and wood burner
  • Welcome hamper on arrival
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Pub within a few hundred metres
  • Garden with lawn and stone patio
  • Shop within 5 miles
  • 2 dogs welcome - maximum medium sized, well behaved, quiet dogs welcomed in this cottage. Pets must not be left unattended in the cottage unless they are happy to be caged (cage not provided) and are not likely to bark. We kindly request that they are not allowed in bedrooms or on the furniture

The cottage is set in a pretty little hamlet (complete with a local pub) in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. This particular dale is famed for its daffodil walk when each spring the river banks come alive with the yellow flowers, said to be planted originally by the monks who settled on this land many hundreds of years ago.

Lesser known than its Yorkshire cousin the Dales, the North York Moors are literally on your doorstep. This glorious expanse of heather-clad countryside is simply stunning, and it's well worth taking some time to explore it properly. The moors cover an area of almost 600 square miles and like the dales you can easily find yourself miles from anywhere relatively quickly. But there is something distinctly more civilised and less remote about the moors. There is a sense of wilderness, particularly on top of the high central moorlands, but it’s cast in comforting soft focus.

This is serious walking country, so if you enjoy donning the old walking boots and striking out into the countryside this cottage has the perfect location. No need to get in the car at all, there are some truly breath-taking walking trails from the door. And of course the same is true for cycling. There are also countless picture-card villages to explore within a few miles including the chocolate-box Hutton-le-Hole (6 miles).

Close by you also have the fantastic town of Helmsley (15 miles). At the heart of the town square is a statue of Lord Feversham, a distant ancestor of the current Lord who resides in Duncombe Park. This stunning baroque mansion sits on the outskirts of town and is a good choice for an afternoon's sightseeing. If you want to indulge some more architectural desires, the equally grand Nunnington Hall fifteen miles away is another grand abode worth a peek.

Helmsley is a foodie’s heaven, packed with exquisite tea rooms, cafes and on the pulse organic delis. It's also surrounded by some of the best gastro pubs in the UK. Tucked alongside these culinary delights are lots of unique shops, galleries and antique dealers, just the spot to build up an appetite for lunch.

The neighbouring town of Pickering (18 miles) is similar in many ways and is host to its own delightful set of shops, cafes and restaurants. A few miles further on takes you to Thornton-Le-Dale (18 miles), a very pretty North York Moors village with thatched houses and a sleepy little brook. Stop for some ice cream here and remind yourself what life in the slow lane feels like.

Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Hilary 9th October 2020

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West View Cottage was very comfortable; much attention to detail with high quality fixtures and fittings. Beautifully prepared for our arrival; excellent parking facilities; lovely location in Church Houses hamlet.

Reviewed by Julie 21st August 2020

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Stunning cottage, lovely garden. Lovely pub adjacent serving good food. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Patricia 31st January 2020

The cottage was sparkiling clean, very well equiped and very comfortable. I have already recommended it to friends. We had a great long weekend celebrating my husband's 70th birthday. We had lovely walks and spent some pleasant time drinking well-kept beer in the pub 5 steps across the raod.

Reviewed by Michael 27th December 2019

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Reviewed by Cherry 25th October 2019

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Reviewed by Susie 21st October 2019

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A really lovely cottage which has been tastefully done with large bathrooms and a cosy living room. We had a great few days enjoying the stunning scenery and walks from the door as well as the local eateries.

Reviewed by Raymond 13th September 2019

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This is a lovely well appointed cottage in a wonderful location. We enjoyed a peaceful and relaxing stay mid September and a bonus was having a pub a few steps away which served good meals with friendly and welcoming hosts.

Reviewed by George 6th September 2019

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Beautiful cottage in small group of holiday lets - all beautifully restored old cottages/barns. Wonderful location in tiny hamlet on heart of the north York moors. Ideal for walking and exploring the area.

Reviewed by Paul 9th August 2019

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Beautifully appointed cottage in a lovely location with stunning views and access to the moors. Relatively isolated but with a pub opposite and easy travelling to Kirkbymoorside, Pickering, the wonderful market town of Helmsley and Whitby & the coast.

Reviewed by Chris 7th June 2019

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Absolutely perfect. Nothing lacking. Very well equipped.A credit to its owners.

Reviewed by Dawn 22nd April 2019

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Just perfect, beautiful cottage in stunning location. Would definitely book again.

Reviewed by Confirmed guest 2nd March 2019

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Reviewed by Natalie 23rd February 2019

The cottage is absolutely beautiful, we all had an amazing holiday!

Reviewed by Gill 20th February 2019

Great cottage in rural location for a weekend away with friends. Plenty of walks in the area. Comfy beds and fabulous bathrooms.

Reviewed by Sheila 17th February 2019

We had a fabulous time at west view cottage. Everything was pretty much perfect and just what we wanted. The only other things that would have helped are... as its a dog friendly cottage an outside hose would be useful for washing off mud. Ours stayed in the utility if they were muddy but still felt uneasy bringing them in if they were Mucky. WouldRead more have been nice to have a little history of the cottage too... date built and pics of original layout and before and after renovations. The lounge would have been a little tight for 6 people to sit down comfortably. Info on dog friendly walks would have also been useful though we did manage to purchase a guide in helmsley. Having said all that we would and do hope to return to this beautiful cottage Hide

Reviewed by Joanne 29th December 2018

Amazing holiday, couldnt fault the accommodation it was perfect , very clean , had everything you might need and the pub opposite was a bonus .Beautiful Area with lovely walks and enclosed garden for the dog .Would definitely go back

Reviewed by Louise 7th November 2018

We had a lovely stay at West View Cottage. It has been renovated to a very high standard, and is beautifully kept. We particularly enjoyed the undefloor heating and amazingly deep and gorgeous roll top baths.The kitchen could do with a bit more equipment - measuring spoons/scales, and baking trays for example, and sadly the supersize dinner plats dRead moreon't fit in the dishwasher. The living is cosy with a great fire but would be small for six adults.It is in beautiful surroundings, with walks from the door. We love the area and came for the location, but others need to be aware that the nearest shop is some miles away.We were particularly impressed by the owners response to a small problem in one of the bathrooms - they responded to contact within half an hour and the problem was fixed before the end of the dayOverall it was a great week - even my teenage son wants to return! Hide

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