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Stunning, Luxury Barn Conversion, Situated On A Working Family Farm

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Dec-2016
Barn in Kexby, Nr. York, Yorkshire, England - Kexby Is Situated In A Rural Location Only 5 Miles From York City Centre And Its Many Attractions

Ivy cottage is a luxury 3 bedroom barn conversion, newly restored for 2012 situated on a working farm near the village of Kexby. Original features combined with contemporary touches ensure a comfortable and luxurious stay. Ivy cottage has a large garden and car park with picnic/BBQ area which is solely for the use of residents. There is a wealth of things to do in the area, York city centre is only 5 miles away and its famous 'park and ride' is only a five minute drive taking you to York's many wonderful visitor attractions such as York minster, Yorvik Viking Centre, the Shambles, Castle Museum, Clifford's Tower, National Railway Museum etc. Ivy cottage is ideally situated for touring the east coast, North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Pickering, the Yorkshire Dales, Elvington Air Museum, Harrogate and Leeds.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Kevin grew up at Ivy House Farm, Kexby, in 1985 married Jayne and we have both worked on the farm since then. In the year 2000 Jayne opened a pet shop and put plans in motion to convert an old farm building and pig sty into Ivy Cottage. This has been a long project, but we wanted Ivy Cottage to be a stunning and comfortable place, with high standards, which we would love to stay in ourselves.

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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was lovely, really clean.

There was everything you would need and more.

The beds were really comfortable and some lovely sheets! (Hotel quality) Room decor was really attractive.

Kitchen equipment was excellent, all the little extra were there.

I took my 89 year old father, it was perfect for him as most of the property was one one level.

Really good size garden with seating and a BBQ

Heating , hot water and Internet was plentiful!

Would highly recommend, lovely place to stay.

Sarah and Peter.

p.s if the fence at the back had been lower, you would have a great view of fields and the cows grazing (but maybe the pay could end up in the garden with you!)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Couldn't have wanted for anything more.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival, my daughter who was exhausted suddenly found herself too excited to sleep. I have never, EVER seen her excited about a place! The accommodation was excellent. Large clean spaces, well equipped, luxuriously furnished, comfortable, beautiful views, warm (heating controlled by thermostat - which was fab - I always worry about my baby being too hot/cold). We only stayed for a couple of days and ate out on the whole as we had plans to meet friends but the catering facilities were first class, everything you would need (am I'm very fussy). Will absolutely recommend it to anyone and everyone and we will be back x

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Travel:

Use of car recommended due to rural location. Nearest airport Leeds/Bradford approx 45 minutes by car. York railway station is 5 miles away in the city centre.

Distances:

The nearest village with pubs, fish and chip shop, supermarket, post office, newsagents, pharmacy and butchers is Dunnington which is approximately 1 mile away (less than 3 minutes by car). Dunnington also has a large newly refurbished children's play area.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2016 Rate 19
29 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£90
for 1 night
From
£90
£411
 
 
Xmas & New Year 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
£100
for 1 night
From
£100
£616
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made by telephone or email. A non returnable deposit is required to confirm booking of 25% of total cost. The balance of the rental is payable 4 weeks prior to arrival. Cancellations made within four weeks of arrival will not be refunded unless we can re-let the property for the same dates. Ivy Cottage is fully non-smoking and we do not accommodate pets.
We do not take a breakage deposit but damages would need to be paid for.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is our preferred changeover day, but out of season this can be flexible. Arrival at the property is after 3.00pm and the property should be vacated on the day of departure by 10.00am.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are possible out of season (minimum stay is 3 nights)

25% deposit is required on booking and balance is due 4 weeks in advance of holiday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Ivy Cottage is located on the family farm with open views of the countryside but close to York city centre, York Maze, Elvington Air Museum, MacArthur Glen Designer Outlet and is also ideally situated for the east coast, Leeds, Harrogate, the Yorkshire Dales/Moors. There are several villages nearby which have good pubs/restaurants and other local amenities so everything required for an enjoyable holiday is close to hand.

Property Type

  • barn

Theme

  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Luxury en-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with Bath/shower, wc, washbasin, heated towel rails Contemporary main bathroom comprises of large shower, wc, washbasin, heated towel rail.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Large bedroom with Kingsize bed, lots of storage, flat screen tv/dvd Bedroom 2: Large twin bedroom with exposed beams, en-suite bathroom, lots of storage, flat screen 32" tv. Spiral staircase to Mezzanine floor with double bed, tv/dvd

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: A welcome basket is supplied for your arrival so you can put your feet up after a long journey. We provide plenty of Tourist Information leaflets for the surrounding area. Travel cot and highchair are available on request. Outside: Decked area leading to a private lawned garden which is not overlooked with round picnic table that seats 8, 2 large sun loungers, table and 4 chairs and BBQ. Parking is off road and private to the rear of the property. Utility Room: Washing Machine, tumble drier, Ironing Board, Iron, BBQ Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is thoroughly cleaned after each guest and fresh towels, tea towels and bedlinen are provided for your stay. For longer stays clean bedding and towels are supplied weekly.

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