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Detached Victorian Vicarage with walled garden in small village by the Sea......

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Log fires by the Sea

Located in East Yorkshire , close to the seaside town of Hornsea and it's Blue Flag Beaches, in the small coastal village of Mappleton, a mere 200 meter flat walk to the sandy beach , The Old Vicarage sits inside it's own walled garden of one acre with large lawn and apple trees . Tastefully restored retaining rustic charm , period features and wooden floors complimented by hand made French Tomette terracotta tiles and heritage paints . The ground floor features a large kitchen with Rayburn stove , full size Whirlpool USA refrigerator , dishwasher , microwave , and an open plan dinning room with fireplace . The lounge has a working open fireplace, wooden panelling , window shutters and sash windows with views across open countryside. There is also a separate snug with TV , books , CDs, DVD Player, plus a utility room with washing machine and ground floor washroom.

An elegant stripped wooden staircase with arched window leads to the large first floor landing , 4 large bedrooms ( 1 on-suite ) and family bathroom.

The furnishings at The Old Vicarage have been selected over a number of years at French Flea markets , English auction houses ,California swap meets and make for an eclectic backdrop in which to getaway from it all , relax , unwind , reflect and re-charge after a long walk on the sandy beach.

There four large bedrooms which can easily sleep up to 8 people ( plus a cot bed is also available ).

Bedroom one : Master bedroom with super king size bed , on -suite bathroom and sash windows with duel aspect views to open country

Bedroom two : Twin room / 2 single beds with sash window overlooking the garden and sash window with open views to country.

Bedroom three : Double bedroom , sash window with open view to country.

Bedroom four : Double bedroom , two sash windows with views to sea and garden .

Parking : Ample parking space is available within the walled garden with electric gate.

Pet friendly : Dogs are welcome.

Internet : Yes.

Electric & Oil Heating : Provided

Towels / Bed Linen : Provided

Kitchen : Electric cooker with hob / Rayburn Stove / Whirlpool Fridge Freezer / Duolit Toaster

Kitchen Utensils / Cuttelrey / Iron & Ironing Board / Microwave / Kettle : All Provided

Games : Outdoor Table Tennis , Scrabble, Chess

Local Landscape :

The East Yorkshire seaside town of Hornsea and it's Blue Flag Beaches , Mere , Golf Course , Leisure Centre, Bowling Green , Skate Park, Eateries , Serviced Laundrette , Tesco's Megastore ,Freeport Outlet and full Amenities are all on the doorstep, less than 3 miles away.

In the village , the Old Post Office Tea Room & Shop is located 100 metres down the road from The Old Vicarage , overlooking the sea .There is a Garage, Church and Fresh Eggs are available from the local Farm.

The local farmers and fisherman go about their daily routines , while local leisure activities include cycling, swimming, walking, surfing, horse riding , fishing , paragliding , kiteboarding .Plus there is paddle boating at Hornsea Mere . It is a flat 800 meter walk to the local pub, The Cross Keys which serves hand drawn ales and a full food menu.

Nearby in the area is the historical market town of Beverley with it's Minster , Theatre , Racecourse and Eateries . RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Fraisthorpe Beach are along the coast road , and the attractions Hull's City of Culture - The Deep , Marina and Ferens Art Gallery ( works include local artist David Hockney and Stanley Spencer ) , Hull Truck , New Theatre , K Com Stadium , Mainline Rail Station , Cross Channel Ferry Terminal are all within easy driving distance of less than 18 miles.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Japanese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

About David

Brand Consultant

David purchased this house in 2006

Why David chose East Riding of Yorkshire

Complete getaway by the sea , rural retreat.

What makes this house unique

Fresh Farm Eggs, Tea Room , By the Sea & Sandy Beach , fossils, drift Wood , space and tranquility.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in East Riding of Yorkshire in England

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Family bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On Suite Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Ground floor lavatory & sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Garden
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(21 traveller reviews)

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Detached Victorian Vicarage with walled garden in small village by the Sea......
average rating of 4.714286 based on 21 reviews

Great winter weekend break

  • 4 of 5

The décor and style of this property really added to the occasion for our family gathering. The extra welcoming touches were very much appreciated David- many thanks.

We don't envy you all the hard work needed to maintain this character property!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing time away!

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to this fantastic house. We had such a lovely few days, perfect way to start 2018!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house!

  • 4 of 5

Photos do not do this property justice. Comfy beds, roaring log fire, plenty of space for everyone - just what we needed after a hectic Christmas

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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Stunning character filled house In a beautiful setting . Welcoming host.

  • 5 of 5

The group had a fabulous time. There was everything we needed for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Absolutely fabulous

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic house in a great location a stones throw from the beach allowing for wonderfully rustic outdoors days, followed by a welcoming fire in a well heated house. The house itself is perfect beyond expectation. thank you David for letting us stay in your perfect house! Olga and family

  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Cross Keys Pub
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Hull P&O
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Hull Mainline
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
The Cross Keys Pub & Restaurant
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Castleford Man Made Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: recommended

Local Sandy beach 200 meters walk , Hornsea Blue Flag beaches , Golf Course , Mere and Shopping all within 2 miles drive. Village tea rooms 100 meters, and pub / reastaurant 800 meters .


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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £25
Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.