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

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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.


Owner
Helen Allen
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Pocklington in East Riding of Yorkshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
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
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
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
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

5

Cottage and location just perfect

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The cottage is cosy and in the best meaning of the word: comfortable; warm and relaxing. Ideal for a couple. It is spotlessly clean with clear attention to detail from the owners: fresh flowers; a handwritten welcome note and a box of eggs from their lovely chickens. Helpful additions include: milk; tea bags; coffee; cooking oils; condiments; shower/bath gel and shampoo and all matters for dish and clothes washing.

The owners, Helen and Patrick, make you very welcome when you arrive and assure you of their availability throughout your stay. They provide helpful tips on places to visit. They provide total access to their garden. Their chickens are an absolute delight and make regular visits if you sit outside on the patio.

The place itself is located for exploring the Yorkshire Wolds (check the map for exact entry points and places to park); Bempton Cliffs (RSPB nature reserve £4 per adult for non members) is just over an hour's drive but worthy just to see the cute Puffins!! Pocklington Canal is a lovely walk and the Canal Head is in Pocklington opposite the Wellington Pub!

Pocklington is a lovely little town with plenty of cafes; pubs/restaurants and a couple of rather nice chippys!

Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

comfortable cosy cottage for two

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a relaxing couple of days here. Everything you need in cottage and in Pocklington, with York nearby as well. Recommend as a great alternative to a hotel stay in the city.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Could not better

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location convenient for Town centre but quiet.Ideal for Arts Centre gig on Saturday night 5 mins walk Perfect for Park and Ride into York centre all information needed in cottage. Helen and Patrick perfect hosts unobtrusive but available super cottage just right exceptionally clean and every appointment required even down to fresh milk and eggs and very polite welcome card.

Could not better. HandH Robinson

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous cottage within easy reach of York

  • 5 of 5

Carpenters cottage was very cosy and spotlessly clean, Helen and Patrick have thought about every detail, the lovely log burner and comfy recliners in the living room area was a welcome treat after a long day on our feet, the bedroom was spacious and the bed very comfy, another bonus was the secure parking if you want to leave your car for the day and take advantage of the park and ride, thankyou for the delicious eggs from your free range chickens, we hope to be back soon

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Lovely to meet you both and hope to see you again soon.
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5

Very comfortable and convenient for visiting family in the area.

  • 5 of 5

W would consider staying there again if we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing hidden little gem of a cottage relaxing break within 2 mins of Pocklington town centre.

  • 5 of 5

Hidden little gem in Pocklington near York. Look no further it's a fantastic cosy relaxing cottage ideal for a get away from it all break. Lovely little private courtyard with table and chairs and an area to park your car. The stained glass window in the bedroom adds a lovely feature to the cottage. The guest book speaks volumes and guests who have returned time and time again. We shall definitely return. A very warm welcome from the owners Helen and Patrick from the lovely fresh eggs from their chickens, milk in the fridge, personalised welcome card logs for the log burner to name but a few things we honestly could not fault anything. Relax on the recliners next to the log burner in the lounge. You are within a 2 minutes stroll of Pocklington town centre shops cafés restaurents butchers chemist takeaways deli pubs banks etc... Local bus service into York or use Yorks park and ride. If you are looking for a break away just outside York this is the place to be. We just loved Carpenters Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a great review. Thank you and we look forward to your next visit.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
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
 
 
Autumn
4 Sep 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£450
 
 
Winter
6 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£130
for 2 nights
From
£65
£390
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
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
 

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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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