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Luxurious Self-catering Barn Conversion on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Shepherds Rest Holiday Cottage in Great Ayton, Nr. North Yorkshire Moors, England - Perfect Base For Both The Outdoor Enthusiast And Those Looking For Rest And Relaxation

Shepherds Rest is located in a quiet hamlet on a small country lane at the foot of the Cleveland Hillls. The only traffic is that for a handful of nearby farms. Attached to the owner's home, the property provides superb holiday accommodation in a former 18th Century barn which has been sympathetically converted into a stylish and contemporary living space. Exposed beams and wide reclaimed floorboards add to the overall elegance of the scheme. Two unique and spacious bedrooms each with their own bathroom/shower facilities are bright and cheerful with sumptuous soft furnishings. The property is constantly heated by an eco-friendly under ground source heat pump in addition to a log wood burner for those cold winter days.


Owner
John S Foster
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fabulous accommodation, delicious food. Beautiful Yorkshire - one great holiday! Thank you. Keith, Bethan, Kay & Tony. April 2015



Beautiful cottage with everything you need. Clean, comfortable and very relaxing. Thank you. Kay & Paul - Cleveland, Virginia, USA. January 2015



Our 4th stay! A real home from home. Thanks so much. Alan & Heather Robinson - London. March 2015



Simply fabulous! None of this comes without hard work, love & attention to detail. Thank you very much, we truly appreciated it. Nick & Alison - Nottingham. October 2014



Dear Amanda & John - Thank you for your beautiful cottage & your good care & hospitality. We enjoyed our stay in Shepherds Rest! Harald & Laila - Wuppertal, Germany. August 2014
Sep 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Great Ayton in Hambleton District

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor bathroom with corner bath, large walk-in shower, WC, wash basin and shaver point. First floor shower room with walk-in shower, WC, wash basin, shaver point and exposed beams.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom has a super kingsize "zip and link" bed, its French windows lead onto a balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens/pond. Bedroom two is equally well appointed with super king or twin beds; a large arched window gives views of the garden.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Shepherds Rest is a non-smoking property and we are sorry but pets are not allowed. The property is suitable for children although there is an unfenced pond which should be taken into consideration. Fuel and power together with a starter pack of logs for the wood burner are included. Outside: Extensive landscaped gardens to the front together with a private paved patio and garden area to the rear specifically for guests. First floor balcony, accessed from Master Bedroom, with bistro table/chairs and stone steps leading to the garden. There is a large unfenced pond, parking for two cars and a cycle store. Utility Room: A washing machine is located in the kitchen. An airing cupboard is located upstairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels included and changed weekly. Property is cleaned weekly.

Reviews

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Luxurious Self-catering Barn Conversion on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Wonderful, peaceful and relaxing.

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The property is of amazing quality. Beds are sooo comfortable. The situation is ideal, close to amenities but in a quiet little village with a no-through road so only farm traffic and the odd resident passing. The furnishings are tasteful and characterful unlike many places I have stayed where cheap and cheerful seems to be all that is required. Wonderful hosts who will tell you all about the area and who also encourage wildlife into the garden (a big thumbs up from me). We had the most relaxing week there and all things considered would say it was the best self catering accomodation we have ever stayed in. Thanks to John and Amanda.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5

Excellent cottage in a beautiful location. We stayed here with two children and it was a great base to visit the North East. Very comfortable beds and well equipped kitchen so eating in was a pleasure.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Saltburn is a 25 minutes drive and Whitby is just 40 minutes away.

Travel:

Car recommended. Nearest mainline railway stations are Northallerton 18.5 miles and Darlington 25 miles. Teesside Airport is 10 miles.

Distances:

Shepherds Rest is on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. The market of town of Stokesley is 3 miles away with a selection of restaurants and pubs. Whitby is a 40 minute drive. The historic towns of York, Durham and Newcastle are accessible within the hour as are the Yorkshire Dales.

Further Details:

Shepherds Rest is located in the tranquil village of Low Easby. Great Ayton is 2 miles away and has a variety of shops including an award winning butchers, a greengrocer and small supermarket together with restaurants and pubs.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Great Ayton, Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
rate 19
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
rate 20
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£390
for 7 nights
£390
 
 
rate 21
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
rate 22
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Email or telephone to make a booking.

A 20% deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance payable on calendar month before arrival. If a reservation is made less than a month before arrival then full payment will be required.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday. Access is after 3.00 pm on the day of arrival and departure is 10.00 am on the final day.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Please contact the owner for short break deals and any offers. Please contact the owner on mobile for booking enquiries.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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