OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Modern Barn Conversion

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Barn Conversion in West Lutton, Malton, York, Yorkshire, England - Peaceful Village Location

Accommodation at The Old Forge is all on one level making it ideal for families with young children, or family members with limited mobility. Converted from what used to be a busy working Forge, our family run holiday cottage is both characterful & modern. The property features beautiful stone floors with underfloor heating throughout and is equipped to the highest standards. Please be aware that we do not accept pets.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I live here in the Yorkshire Wolds with my husband Nigel, our 2 teenage sons & our golden retriever Archie.

Call Owner
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Many thanks for the use of The Old Forge to celebrate our Dads 80th Birthday. We have really enjoyed our stay & have been impressed with the quality and comfort of the accommodation in such a lovely setting. We were tempted to run off with your dog! He is so lovely & friendly and a real winner with my little nephew." The Clayton Family, Norfolk & Suffolk, September 2014

"We have really enjoyed our two weeks holiday in the lovely and well equipped Old Forge. The highlights of our visit were a visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs, dining in the Pullman on The North York Moors Railway, York (so much to see there!) and the whole unspoilt landscape, plenty of lovely walks. A big 'thank you' to Caroline & Nigel for making us so welcome, the vast array of information provided & the much appreciated welcome pack." Mark & Grace Glaister, Sep 2014

"We have all really enjoyed our summer break at The Old Forge. Many thanks for all your great ideas & for making us feel so welcome. Your place is a luxury to come back to after an adventurous day in the Wolds." Isla, Andrew, Bert, Sophia & Irene Duncan, July 2014

September 2014
Mar 2014
  • 1 of 1

8 Reviews

4.6
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

5

Excellent for families

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect for families everything you need is there lots of places to visit within easy driving distance the owners live next to the property and are always there to heip an extra bonus is that the pub in the village has just reopened after being closed for 2 years and is about 200 yards from property would definitely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback Steve & Audrey, I'm so glad you and your extended family enjoyed your stay at The Old Forge. The Three Tuns pub has made a welcome return to the village & Mike & Sharon have made many improvements already. At present they are building a small extension with a view to serving food in the near future, which can only be of benefit to our guests.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Great stay

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely stay at the cottage. Very welcoming beautiful place. Just need a pub a little bit closer!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at The Old Forge. I'm pleased to report that the village pub The Three Tuns is currently undergoing re-furbishment and is due to re-open in a few weeks time (Nov 2015). Located just 150m away from the cottage it is well within staggering distance!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

A REALLY ENJOYABLE HOLIDAY

  • 4 of 5

WE HAVE HAD A REALLY ENJOYABLE STAY AT THE OLD FORGE, THE PROPERTY WAS IDEAL FOR MY FAMILY WITH LARGE CLEAN ROOMS AND WELL MAINTAINED FACILITIES. THE LOCATION WAS CONVENIENT TO BOTH YORK AND THE COAST, ALL THE DRIVES THROUGHT THE WOLDS WERE A PLEASURE. THE INFORMATION REGARDING LOCAL ACTIVITIES, ATTRACTIONS WERE WELL INFORMED AND SO VERSATILE THAT IN SOME INSTANCES IT WAS HARD FOR US TO ALL AGREE ON THE SAME ACTIVITY. CAROLINE & NIGEL WERE GREAT LAND LORDS AND IF WE WERE UNABLE TO FIND THE INFORMATION NEEDED IN THEIR GOOD INSTRUCTION BOOK THEY WERE MORE THAN HAPPY TO ADVISE US. THE ACCOMODATION WAS SO GOOD WE WERE AS HAPPY TO STAY IN OR TO GO OUT ON PLANNED EXCURSIONS. I WOULD CERTAINLY RECOMMEND IT TO MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback Michelle, we enjoyed having you to stay at The Old Forge & hope to see you back again some time in the future. Caroline
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
United Kingdom
5

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We spent bank holiday weekend at The Old Forge and it was perfect for us! A lovely welcome from Caroline on the Friday evening and we all felt instantly at home. Lovely bedrooms, v comfy beds, really good showers, and everything you could ever need in the kitchen and open plan dining/lounge area, we had the perfect surroundings for us to relax as a group of friends. Plenty of space for 8 people in a cottage on one floor and the underfloor heating made it nice and cosy.

A 45minute drive on the Saturday and we were in York, a 30minute drive on Sunday and we were in Scarborough, so it was a great location for us for two day trips. We'd booked a private room at The Blue Bell Inn (recommended on The Old Forge website by Caroline) for dinner on the Saturday evening, where we had brilliant food at very reasonable prices.

I can't recommend this place enough and wouldn't hesitate in going back another time.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad The Old Forge could provide the perfect setting for a relaxing Hen Weekend Emily and we hope to see you & the girls back some time in the future.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Nottinghamshire
5

The Old Forge

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice place set in a small Village ,quiet surroundings. the Forge has every thing you could need .it is a very warm, comfortable place to relax and unwind. it is finished to high standard. it is very good value for money. i will definitely use this place again ,the host and family are so welcoming . it is a lovely all round place and I recommend a visit you will not be disappointed .

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your weekend Dave, hopefully we will see you back again in 2015. Caroline
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Relaxed stay in luxury

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week staying at The Forge in West Lutton. The whole family thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in the beautiful luxurious forge. Our hosts were very helpful and welcoming and Archie was lovely. The village made us feel welcome too. It is a great base to exploring The Wolds and a joy to return to. The rooms and facilities are 5 stAr. We look forward to a return visit in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Location

From the Owner

We bought the property in 2001 as our family home. The single storey outbuilding which was once the village Forge initially served as a workshop for my husbands construction business. After several years of making improvements to the main house we turned our attention to the outbuildings, which were in a very bad state of repair. We decided to demolish the building completely & rebuild it using reclaimed materials. The result was The Old Forge holiday cottage. We love living in the Yorkshire Wolds & enjoy welcoming guests & introducing them to this little known area, which many of them describe as a hidden gem. The artist David Hockney continues to paint the unique landscape of The Wolds and we have some prints of his paintings in the cottage.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Leeds Bradford at 58 Miles Nearest Barpub : Weaverthorpe at 2.5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Hull at 35 Miles Nearest Golf : Ganton Golf Club at 8 Miles Nearest Train : Malton at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : M1 at 50 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Weaverthorpe at 2.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Hunmanby Gap at 14 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Guests can now enjoy a full range of Spa Services without leaving the comfort of The Old Forge. The treatments offered by My Personal Sanctuary have been designed to maximise relaxation & personal fulfilment. Their multi award winning Neal's Yard Remedies Organic products are uniquely formulated from botanical plant extracts and certified pure organic essential oils, making them suitable for all skin types and ages.

Guests can choose from a range of treatments which are performed by carefully selected therapists on heated treatment beds. These range from warming deep tissue massage, to replenishing facials, hand & feet treats, to holistic full body journeys. Whatever the occasion, a special birthday, pre-wedding treat, anniversary, girls get together, or family fun, there is a package to suit your needs & budget.

Spa Packages are booked direct with My Personal Sanctuary so have a look at their website for more information.

www.mypersonalsanctuary.co.uk

Distances:

Malton 11m, Scarborough 17m, Pickering 18m, York 26m

Further Details:

There is a well stocked farm shop 4 miles away. Supermarkets & a full range of local shops & services are available in Malton (11 miles). There are a number of excellent places to eat locally The Blue Bell Hotel & Star Inn at Weaverthorpe (4 miles) & The Triton at Sledmere (4 miles). Asda, Tesco & Sainsbury's Supermarkets all deliver to The Old Forge.

Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter Season
28 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£600
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
£980
for 7 nights
£980
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
£980
for 7 nights
£980
 
 
Winter Season
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
£640
 
 
February Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£740
for 7 nights
£740
 
 
Winter Season
17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
£640
 
 
Easter Holidays
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£940
for 7 nights
£940
 
 
Low Season
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
£555
 
 
May Day Bank Holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£940
for 7 nights
£940
 
 
Low Season
5 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
£740
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,040
for 7 nights
£1,040
 
 
Mid Season
2 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£705
for 3 nights
From
£235
£940
 
 
Summer Holidays
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,040
for 7 nights
£1,040
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£705
for 3 nights
From
£235
£940
 
 
Low Season
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
£555
 
 
October Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£940
for 7 nights
£940
 
 
Winter Season
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
£640
 
 
Christmas Week 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£891
for 6 nights
£1,040
 
 
New Year 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,040
for 7 nights
£1,040
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£940
for 7 nights
£940
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover days are Fridays & Mondays. The cottage is available from 3.30pm on arrival day & we ask that guests vacate by 10am on departure day to allow us time to prepare for our next arrivals.

Short Breaks - When the minimum stay is 3 nights, nightly prices are for weekend stays. Stay Midweek & get 4 nights for the price of 3.
Reduced Occupancy Rates are available on certain weeks throughout the year. On these dates the Old Forge can be let as either a 3 bed or 2 bed property. Please contact Caroline for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Avg/night
Enquire Now Enquire Now
Updated: 30-Nov-2016
12
Available arrival
12
Available
12
Unavailable

Facilities

From the Owner

The village is ideally located as a base for visiting the Yorkshire Coast, the market towns of Malton, Pickering & The North York Moors & the City of York. There are literally hundreds of attractions to visit locally including many National Trust properties, Homes & Gardens such as Castle Howard, Scampston Estate, & Sledmere House, Museums including Eden Camp, The Yorvik Centre, & The National Railway Museum, & the North York Moors Railway. Children are well catered for, with Playdale Farm, Flamingoland, & the beaches at Scarborough & Bridlington. Malton is also becoming a centre for foodies with an annual Food Festival, several micro breweries & TV Chef James Martin at The Talbot Hotel. There are some very good eating places just a stones throw away from the cottage.

Property Type

  • barn

General

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

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Bathrooms

  • Family Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • En-suite Shower Room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Family Bathroom with bath/shower over, En-suite Shower Room to King Size Bedroom

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size En-suite Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • King size Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Twin Room - 2 Single Bed
  • Twin Room - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Outside: The Old Forge is accessed via a wide vehicular bridge over the Gypsey Race. Outside there is ample parking on a gravel drive for up to 3 cars. There is a small private garden patio area with garden furniture for outside dining. The building has probably the best view in the village overlooking the village church of St Mary's. Horses graze in neighbouring fields & the field across the road is home to several donkeys, which are a great hit with children! Archie the family dog is also a favourite with children & adults alike & loves to be made a fuss of. The village of West Lutton is surrounded by spectacular scenery & there are a number of walks which can be accessed locally, including parts of The Wolds Way. The Great Wold Valley Heritage Trail is a series of information boards in 9 villages including West Lutton, which covers 11.5 miles from Wharram-le-Street to Foxholes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen & towels are provided, but please bring your own cot bedding. Our bed linen is luxury 200 count 100% Egyptian cotton & pillows & duvets are Snuggledown hollowfibre non allergenic. Other: The open plan Dining Area features full length windows which overlook St Mary's Church & an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where horses graze. The generous oak table seats 8.

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot