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Luxury Holiday Cottages, One Mile From The Ever Popular Market town of Helmsley - Bilsdale Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Oct-2016
4* cottages, 3 two bedroom and 1 three bedroom, stunning views, peaceful location

In a maginificent position on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, offering far reaching views of the wooded valleys and countryside. The four cottages are converted 18th century stone farm buildings. Great care has been taken in creating each one to blend in with the original features with all the modern conveniences you would expect. Still boasting timbered ceilings and stone walls, each cottage has a well equipped kitchen, gas fired heating, electricity for cooking and entertainment. There is a colour tv with freeview, DVD player, CD/radio and a microwave in each cottage, along with an iron and ironing board and hairdryer. All bed linen, together with towels and tea towels provided. All cottages are non-smoking. 3,4 and 7 night breaks available all year. Our full weeks commence Friday or Monday in main season but we can be flexible in winter.

Details for holiday cottage Bilsdale Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Bilsdale Cottage sleeps 4.

Lounge with dining area, kitchen and two bedrooms (one double and one twin), Bathroom with wash hand basin, bath with shower over and wc.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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6 Reviews

4.7
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

Kingston upon Hull
4

Lovely cosy cottage with beautiful views

  • 4 of 5

Just arrived back from a lovely stay at Bilsdale Cottage. Our children enjoyed being near the hens, sheep and alpacas! And so did Louie (the dog) Brilliant location 5 minutes from Helmsley and we managed to visit Castle Howard, Hutton Le Hole, Lastingham and Pickering! Even got to Roseberry topping and Guisborough before heading home. The location is perfect and we will be back again to stay. Very tasty homemade cake was a nice touch for our arrival. Many thanks 😊

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you again soon!
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Ainstable
5

Cosy & Comfortable Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the first time for a mid-week break mid January to coincide with my birthday. So glad my wife found this whilst researching affordable dog friendly cottages in the Helmsley area, as our small Cavalier King Charles comes everywhere with us. We never got to meet the new owner Lydia but her communications were welcomingly helpful and accurate and she was very flexible. I did meet her charming husband on early morning dog walks.

We found Bilsdale well presented, well equipped, clean and comfortable. Ideal for the two (+ 1) of us. It even has the unexpected bonus of a hip bath under the shower.

It was a nice touch by the owner to leave a cake for us upon arrival.

The useful instructions, and local area information, were very welcome too.

We have already recommended Sproxton Hall Cottages to our friends on the strength of this one visit, and would gladly return.

Thank you Lydia (and Mr Scott?).

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the positive feedback. I am happy to hear that you and King Charles enjoyed your stay at Sproxton and look forward to meeting you when you return. kind regards, Lydia
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Derbyshire
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Bilsdale Cottage for a short break at the end of the school holidays with my partner and two children. I can't speak highly enough of the accommodation. Not only is it lovely, clean and comfortable but the surroundings are first class. Our children had such fun feeding the sheep and chickens and searching for eggs. Gill makes you feel very welcome and we booked to go back straight away. There is lots to do in the local area - check out the International Centre for Birds of Prey and 'The Feathers' in Helmsley.

Everyone we spoke to staying in the other cottages were return visitors which says a lot for the standard Sproxton Hall Cottages offer. I would recommend to friends and family without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Week

  • 5 of 5

Greeted on arrival as Gill and Tim were sorting the sheep for their shows. The cottage far surpassed our expectations with no expense spared on furnishings. This was the perfect base for exploring the moors by day and chilling out by night. We visited many places throughout the week including villages (Helmsley, Pickering, Appleton Le Moors) and seaside resorts (Scarborough, Whitby) travelled on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (steam train) getting off at Goathland (Heartbeat Village) and getting back on to Whitby. We had a great day at Flamingo Land too. We thought that the local information pack provided by the host was ideal as it told us local pubs we could take the dog and used that information as we went to the Royal Oak in Helmsley for a swift one most nights as it is only 5 mins drive...but I had to have shandy being the driver :-( We also tried The Moors Inn which is a great drive, but watch out for the sheep in the road!!

Gill and Tim were great when it came to our kids and dog with their animals. They allowed my son to go egg hunting in the chicken coup even if they were away for the day, and our dog fell in love with the sheep and wanted to go and see them all the time.

Stacey is still in love with your springer pups but unfortunately we couldn't have one! Look forward to coming back next year hopefully with relatives in another one of your fabulous cottages!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Cottages

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit to the cottages and we will be back again next year. The cottage was spacious and homely, very clean and had everything we needed. Our daughter especially liked it when Jill,took her to feed the chickens and collect the eggs which had been laid that morning. The sheep and pigs were quite cute too. The views from the garden are amazing and I would recommend watching the sunset. The location is ideal for touring around. We went to Sandsend, Staithes and Whitby one day and Eden Camp another day. We also called at The Star which has a mitchelin star and is only a 10 min drive away in Harome. The food and the beer garden was amazing. Would definately recommend and will be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Sproxtonhall cottages
4

Beautiful

  • 4 of 5

The cottages are so beautifully qaint and in a fabulous location only 5-10minute drive into Helmsley itself which is just as beautiful. It has lovely walks for the dog and is so peaceful. Would definitely recommend them and will be visiting again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes, our guests enjoy the best of both worlds, being in a peaceful location yet only a few minutes drive (just over one mile) from the ever popular market town of Helmsley. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards.
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Helmsley at 1.5 Miles Nearest Train : Malton at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Helmsley at 1.5 Miles Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Beaches can be found approx. 30 miles away on the east coast, including Whitby, Scarborough, etc.

Distances:

Our cottages stand in the peaceful hamlet of Sproxton, just over one mile from the ever popular market town of Helmsley. Some of the country's top attractions are right on your doorstep. Including York (cobbled streets, quaint shops, Minster and Viking Centre), Rievaulx Abbey, Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall and Ryedale Folk Museum. Nearby Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo and the famous North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway are favourites with children and adults alike. All within thirty mins.

Further Details:

Just over one mile from the ever popular market town of Helmsley. On the banks of the River Rye, Helmsley is reputed to be one of Yorkshire's most popular market towns, offering shops, delhis, restaurants, pubs and cafes. It is a gathering point for walkers starting the Cleveland and Ebor Way. Sproxton Hall Cottages are in fact situated on the Ebor Way.

We have three alpacas at Sproxton, Hercules, Horatio and Heathcliffe.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn/Winter
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£162
for 3 nights
From
£54
From
£72
Fri,Sat,Sun
£315
 
 
Xmas/New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£261
for 3 nights
From
£87
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
£540
 
 
January
4 Jan 2017 - 29 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£150
for 3 nights
From
£50
From
£67
Fri,Sat,Sun
£310
 
 
Winter/Spring
30 Jan 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£176
for 3 nights
From
£59
From
£78
Fri,Sat,Sun
£400
 
 
Easter
14 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£236
for 3 nights
From
£79
From
£105
Fri,Sat,Sun
£535
 
 
Spring
21 Apr 2017 - 21 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£94
Fri,Sat,Sun
£435
 
 
May Bank holiday
22 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£251
for 3 nights
From
£84
From
£112
Fri,Sat,Sun
£560
 
 
June
29 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£490
 
 
July
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£232
for 3 nights
From
£78
From
£104
Fri,Sat,Sun
£500
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£251
for 3 nights
From
£84
From
£112
Fri,Sat,Sun
£600
 
 
September
4 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£94
Fri,Sat,Sun
£490
 
 
October
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£87
Fri,Sat,Sun
£400
 
 
October half term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£218
for 3 nights
From
£72
From
£97
Fri,Sat,Sun
£435
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£176
for 3 nights
From
£59
From
£78
Fri,Sat,Sun
£335
 
 
Xmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£274
for 3 nights
From
£91
From
£122
Fri,Sat,Sun
£560
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £100 per cottage to be made on booking (debit cards free, credit cards +2%) and the balance to be paid one month prior to arrival date.

Please ring for late availability prices (from 2 nights available, fiexible start date). 01439 770980.

Short Breaks all year Mon-Fri or Fri-Mon (flexible on start date and two nights also available if within one week of reservation or). Please e-mail or ring and ask!

Changeover Day:
Changeover days Friday or Monday (flexible in winter months). Arrival from 3pm, depart before 10am.


Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for full weeks commencing Friday or Monday (flexible in winter). Please look for your chosen start date to find the tariff. Short breaks available all year, Fri-Sun, Friday-Monday or Monday-Friday (flexible on start dates during winter months)- prices from £130 - please see website. Christmas/New Year-3 nights £340, additional nights £60. 7 nights £540.
Dogs (one large or two small) welcome in two cottages, £15 per short break or £20 per week per dog.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside: The cottages have a shared garden to the front with table/chairs for al-fresco dining. A further area for sitting out is available (picnic benches) on the paddock adjacent to the cottages. We have sheep, pigs and chickens within our two acre site, all of which can be enjoyed by adults and children alike.

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