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Cottage with Garden

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Cottage in Helmsley, North Yorkshire, England - Peaceful Location, only 1 Min Walk from the Market Square

Tastefully decorated one bedroom cottage, with sofa bed that will accommodate another two persons. Brand new kitchen and delightfully furnished lounge & bedroom. Garden with table and chairs and BBQ for alfresco dining! There are car parking facilities. Situated in a quiet location, hidden away behind the town square, yet within one minute walk of the excellent shops, restaurants and pubs offering home cooked food. Helmsley is a delightful market town and also a perfect location for visiting the surrounding area's or Ryedale, York, the coastal resorts of Scarborough, Robin Hood's Bay and Whitby. The local attractions of Rivaulx Abbey, Duncombe Park, Helmsley Walled Garden are all within walking distance. A short taxi ride away from the cottage is 'The Star' at Harome a Michelin Star Restaurant and Egon Ronay Gastropub of the Year 2006. Helmsley also has its very own stately home and an open air swimming pool open in the summer.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

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Guestbook comments from the owner

A litte Gem! - Immaculate 'A haven of peace & quiet' Jane Wills-Torquay 26th March 2009, October 2009, March 2010, July 2010 and I will be back again in November!



David & Nora, Many thanks for a lovely cottage holiday, comfortable and stylish. Fantastic location. We will return. 4th July 2009 , 29th May, 2010 and we are returing June 2011.



Julie and myself have enjoyed a brilliant weekend and we were very impressed with the cottage, both in terms of quality and location. You have done a tremendous job in creating a very warm, welcoming, and luxurious environment, and we will definitely visit again soon! 28th August, 2007



Jean & Bobby Brewer, I must say that you should be so proud to have such a lovely cottage, it was so elegantly furnished. We enjoyed our weekend so much, we want to come back and stay at Easter! October 2007.



After 20 years of cottage holiday's this cottage ranks in our top three! You've thought of everything. Sue & Alan Roberts- Ipswich July 08
Nov 2007
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5 Reviews

5
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Immaculate cosy little cottage, highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

A perfect comfy cottage tucked quietly away with easy secure access to the centre of Helmsley. On arrival we discovered a complementary bottle of wine, milk, bread & scrummy biscuits left by the owner, the cottage was beautifully presented & warm with the heating automatically set. The owner kept in touch prior to our visit to ensure we received accurate directions as the cottage may have been difficult to find, we found it without any hassle. There is one car parking space clearly marked & lots of free on street parking nearby. There are a large variety of quaint shops, places to eat, a Friday market, castle & gardens plus lots more within Helmsley. We took short drives out & walked across the moors at Rosedale visited the seaside & played golf, it was really lovely. If you love North Yorkshire I can highly recommend this gem of a cottage as the perfect base to explore the surrounding area. I would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

There's moor to this place than meets the eye.

  • 5 of 5

An excellently located cottage, yards from the High St but completely quiet. Exceptionally well equipped and generous initial supplies. More spacious than you might expect.

Helmsley is ideal for walking or touring. We fitted in 3 abbeys, 3 castles, 2 houses, 1 cold war bunker, 2 seaside resorts and a ride on a steam railway!

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully presented pretty cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented pretty cottage and warm on arrival, which was very welcoming on a chilly day. Thank you again for the welcome pack. Very near to the centre of Helmsley, where there are shops, pubs with log fires, coffee shops, art galleries and a little market on Friday. Superb coffee at the Black Swan. Would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Cleethorpes
5

Just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a great week in this lovely cottage in Helmsley. We have used many cottages over the years but this cottage gave us everything we wanted from a holiday, from arriving to leaving. So private and so close to the market square with all its amenities. The owner of the cottage has gone to great lengths to put the vistors welfare first. Decor and comfort of the best. A repeat visit is a must.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Australia
5

Cornmill Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this delightful cottage every year for the last five. It is always beautifully presented and spotlessly clean. The WiFi was a welcome addition this year. It is in a great position only a minute from the main square in Helmsley. Helmsley is a very pleasant place with plenty of shops and eating establishments. Cornmill Cottage is always welcoming. David and Nora - Australia.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

You will find the following beaches. Scarborough 30.3 miles approx 41 mins drive. Whitby 33.6 miles approx 57 mines drive.

Travel:

The closest regional airports are: Tees Durham Valley - 40 miles and approx 1 hours drive. Leeds-Bradford -49.2 miles and approx 1 hour 7 mins drive. I would suggest having a car, so you can explore the surrounding area.

Distances:

Helmsley is the ideal base for visiting the surrounding areas of Ryedale. York is only a 45 minute drive away, so why not visit the spectacular York Minster, The Jorvik Centre or the National Railway Museum. Castle Hoeard where Brideshead Revisited was filmed is on a 20 minute drive. The local attractions of Riveaulx Abbey, Duncome Park and the Helmsley Walled Garden are all within walking distance.

In the Summer months you could also take a dip in the open air swimming pool in Helmsley.

Further Details:

In Helmsley you will find two mini markets, which certainly sell your essentials. There are a couple of really special delicatessens for those little luxuries. There are several banks in Helmsley and at least two cash machines. A post office is situated a short stroll from the cottage.

For those special occasions how about dining at the following restaurants: Feversham Arms - very nice but it is a little expensive. The Black Swan - again very nice but is a little on the expensive side.

My favourite: The Pheasant Hotel or-The Star at Harome only a short taxi ride away. You can also enjoy some absolutely delightful tea rooms!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Festive Period
21 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£440
for 7 nights
£440
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact me on my mobile 07557 914172 to arrange your booking. Please mention Owners Direct. We would normally ask for a deposit at the time of booking, with the balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival. Payment by cheque. Arrival time is normally after 3pm and
departure at 10.30am.
Weekend Breaks may be available in Winter Months from £235 for 3 nights but not at Half Term/ Christmas or New Year

Notes on prices: Short breaks sometimes available minimum 2 nights at £200 or try 3 night break from £235 in winter months only.

25% deposit to secure the booking with the balance paid 8 weeks prior to arrival.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Television

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with white fitted suite, bath, toilet, washbasin & shower

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Romantic bedroom with king size bed, with Italian furniture & TV.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Outside: Easily maintained garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ for 'alfresco' dining. Car parking space also available. There is a short cut from the cottage to the Market Square in Helmsley which will only take a minute to walk. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and towels are provided. The property is cleaned for your arrival. If you would like additional cleaning, this can be arranged for a small fee! If we supply bedding for the sofa bed this will incur an additional charge of £25 for laundry. Other: Cottage has Wifi

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