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Cottage in Pocklington Near York With Log Burner, Wi Fi And Off Street Parking

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Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Heart Of Historic Pocklington, Close To Shops, Restaurants And Arts Centre

Carpenter's Cottage is conveniently located in the heart of historic Pocklington; a very short stroll from shops, restaurants, arts centre (cinema and theatre), sports centre and Burnby Hall gardens, famous for its waterlilies. It is the perfect base for visiting the nearby city of York (13 miles) by bus or car, or for walking and cycling in the Yorkshire Wolds. Underfloor heating and a wood burning stove make the cottage cosy and comfortable all year round. Hand-crafted wooden fittings and a stained glass window in the en suite double bedroom all add to its charm. There is a utility room with washer/dryer - handy for walking and cycling holidays in all weathers. The cottage has its own private courtyard, secure cycle store and off-street parking, and guests are very welcome to share our large garden and its home-grown produce.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Helen Allen
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

About Helen Allen

We have lived for about 15 years in the small market town of Pocklington near York with our three children.

Helen Allen purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Helen Allen chose Pocklington

We bought our period property (built in 1850) in Pocklington because of the town's excellent facilities, including independent shops and fabulous arts centre, and for its proximity to York and the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. In 2010 we renovated a lovely old building in the grounds of our home, calling it Carpenter's Cottage..

What makes this cottage unique

Carpenter's Cottage is conveniently located in the heart of historic Pocklington; a very short stroll from shops, restaurants, arts centre (cinema and theatre), sports centre and Burnby Hall gardens (famous for its waterlilies). It is the perfect base for visiting the nearby city of York (13 miles) by bus or car, or for walking and cycling in the Yorkshire Wolds. Underfloor heating, wood burning stove, free wi-fi, private courtyard and off-street parking make for the ideal year round destination.

Guestbook comments from the owner

December 2, 2014

"Just returned from a short mid week stay at Carpenter's Cottage and we are already planning our return for a longer trip in the Spring. The cottage was spotless and well furnished and is perfect for a couple. There is off street parking and once parked we didn't move the car until we left, there's just no need as everything is within a couple of minutes walk. Plenty of independent shops, cafes, bars and a brilliant Arts Centre which also shows films and hosts some top artists all on your doorstep.We also visited Burnby Hall Gardens, again only a few minutes walk away and although the weather was damp and drizzly it was fantastic to return to the cottage with its heated floor, free wi-fi and cosy log burner. Looking forward to coming back soon, thanks Helen for looking after us both."

October 13, 2014

"Lovely little cottage in the perfect place for exploring York. Helen, the owner, was there to greet us with a wam welcome upon arrival. The village itself was a 30 sec walk away which was full of cute tea rooms, gift shops and plenty of places to eat. We caught the park and ride, a 15 minute drive away, into York and was lovely to be able to come back to this cute little cottage and light the log fire. We also went to the York designer outlet centre which was a 25 minute drive away. Have already recommended this cottage to friends and family."
Dec 2014
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Guestbook comments from the owner

December 2, 2014

"Just returned from a short mid week stay at Carpenter's Cottage and we are already planning our return for a longer trip in the Spring. The cottage was spotless and well furnished and is perfect for a couple. There is off street parking and once parked we didn't move the car until we left, there's just no need as everything is within a couple of minutes walk. Plenty of independent shops, cafes, bars and a brilliant Arts Centre which also shows films and hosts some top artists all on your doorstep.We also visited Burnby Hall Gardens, again only a few minutes walk away and although the weather was damp and drizzly it was fantastic to return to the cottage with its heated floor, free wi-fi and cosy log burner. Looking forward to coming back soon, thanks Helen for looking after us both."

October 13, 2014

"Lovely little cottage in the perfect place for exploring York. Helen, the owner, was there to greet us with a wam welcome upon arrival. The village itself was a 30 sec walk away which was full of cute tea rooms, gift shops and plenty of places to eat. We caught the park and ride, a 15 minute drive away, into York and was lovely to be able to come back to this cute little cottage and light the log fire. We also went to the York designer outlet centre which was a 25 minute drive away. Have already recommended this cottage to friends and family."
Dec 2014
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20 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

5

Short break.

  • 5 of 5

Cosy, clean and comfortable cottage. Lovely log burner for extra warmth and atmosphere. A great location. Easy walking distance to shops, pub and restaurants. Half an hour by bus to York. Very handy service. Great location for visiting surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, and great that you enjoyed your break!
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5

Cute, cosy and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful welcome, lovely layout and spacious but cosy feel. Excellent location (very easy to get to York or walk 2 mins into Centre of Pocklington) and great facilities - what more could you need?

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We're really glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

A very cozy cottage with everything you could need.

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely few days at Carpenters cottage. A very friendly welcome from the owners then on to the serious business of relaxing for a few days. He cottage is very well appointed and perfect for a couple to sit back and relax. Waking up to the light coming through the stained glass window in the bedroom is really lovely. Pocklington itself is worth a thorough investigation with lots of interesting shops and places to eat out. It's also only a short drive into York. This was our second visit and we will be back again. It's one of our favourite places to hide away from the world, relax and recharge our batteries.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to see you both again, and great that you enjoyed your break so much.
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Bedford, New Hampshire
5

Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been happier with the Carpenter's Cottage. All the comforts of home, conveniently located, spotlessly clean. The hosts were kind and helpful. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, and bon voyage for the rest of your UK adventure!
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5

Lovely little cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have just had or 2nd stay at this lovely cottage. It has everything you need and the log burner heats the cottage up very quickly if you go in the cooler months. Situated in Pocklington makes it perfect for walks, visiting York, the seaside etc and Pocklington itself is a great market town with plenty of shops and places to eat and drink. Why go anywhere else when everything is easy reach. We love it here. Lovely hosts make sure you have a warm welcome and are happy to pass on there knowledge of the surrounding areas. We really can't fault anything.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! It was lovely to see you both again and best of luck in your next adventure.
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5

Spent a wonderful week in Pocklington

  • 5 of 5

Our hosts Helen and Patrick were very friendly and made us feel at home at Carpenter's Cottage. To begin with, the communication between Helen and I was outstanding. Emails were quickly responded to and contained very useful information. Once we arrived we were warmly welcomed and throughout our stay had informative and friendly chats. The accommodation was very clean and felt like home with eggs, tea, coffee, washing machine and kitchen detergents and toiletries. The location was in walking distance to local shops and supermarkets and being flat made it easy to meander through the town. The dual recliner was extremely comfortable and easy to just relax. The bed was also comfortable and the bedroom was spacious. The secure car park space was beneficial as we always worry about hire cars. We walked to the Buddhist Retreat and the Pocklington Canal with ease. We drove to Scarborough, Robin Hood's Bay and Whitby all in a day. Day visits to York were easy as we made use of the Park and Ride, but there is also a regular bus run which we took on our first visit to York. We definitely recommend Carpenter's Cottage to travellers and would stay again if we visited this area. Thank you Helen and Patrick for the opportunity to stay in Carpenter's Cottage and also your hospitality. Kind regards, Kay and Don (Australia)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are very welcome! It was great to meet you and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much.
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Location

From the Owner

We bought our period property (built in 1850) in Pocklington because of the town's excellent facilities, including independent shops and fabulous arts centre, and for its proximity to York and the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. In 2010 we renovated a lovely old building in the grounds of our home, calling it Carpenter's Cottage..

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Leeds Bradford Airport at 45 Miles Nearest Barpub : Toddy's at 20 Metres Nearest Ferry : Hull at 25 Miles Nearest Golf : KP Club (Kilnwick Percy) at 1.6 Miles Nearest Train : York at 13 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Feather's Hotel at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Bridlington at 33 Miles Car: not necessary

Pocklington is easy to reach by bus and car. There is a regular bus service to York, Hull, Beverley and Driffield

Pocklington is a thriving and pretty market town which is well served with local shops including butchers, bakers, greengrocer, cafes, restaurants, vintage goods, boutiques, banks, 3 supermarkets and a convenience store - all within walking distance of the cottage. In addition, there is a market every Tuesday. The arts centre hosts well known artists and comedians and screens many of the latest films. York is within a short drive, park and ride or bus ride from Pocklington and is a fabulous day out. Burnby Hall gardens and museum with its stunning waterlily lakes is close to the cottage, and in Summer hosts brass band concerts. For walkers and cyclists, Pocklington is right at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds - the landscape that inspires artist, David Hockney - and there are many beautiful walks and rides from your doorstep.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter & Early Spring
4 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£130
for 2 nights
From
£65
£390
 
 
Spring & Early Summer
31 Mar 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£450
 
 
High Summer
14 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
£510
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The property may be booked online using the Book Now button. Alternatively, we accept payment by bank transfer or cheque.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Carpenter's Cottage is conveniently located in the heart of historic Pocklington; a very short stroll from shops, restaurants, arts centre (cinema and theatre), sports centre and Burnby Hall gardens (famous for its waterlilies). It is the perfect base for visiting the nearby city of York (13 miles) by bus or car, or for walking and cycling in the Yorkshire Wolds. Underfloor heating, wood burning stove, free wi-fi, private courtyard and off-street parking make for the ideal year round destination.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • En-suite fully tiled bathroom with WC, bath with shower over, wash basin with mirror light and shaver socket, heated towel rail, shower gel, shampoo, bath creme, toilet rolls.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed, wardrobe, drawers, cabinet, full length mirror, hairdryer and stained glass window.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The cottage is fully private, but being situated in the grounds of our house we are available should you need any help or information during your stay. For your convenience we supply toiletries and toilet rolls, tea, coffee, sugar, pepper, salt, pint of milk, washing up liquid, dish cloths, tea towels and bin bags at no extra charge. Towels and bed linen are included. The cottage is thoroughly cleaned for your arrival. For stays of one week or longer, linen and towels are changed weekly with the option of an additional midweek clean and towel change if required at no extra charge.

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