Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Ground Floor: Step to entrance.All on the ground floor.Open plan living space: With beams and tiled floor.Living area: With wood burner, 40’’ Freeview TV and DVD player.Dining area.Kitchen area: Farmhouse style with electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), 32’’ Freeview TV and beams.Wet room: With shower, grab rails, toilet and heated towel rail.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included, remainder at £8 per basket. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack and doggy extras. External utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with other properties on-site).
Large enclosed lawned courtyard garden with patio, terrace, garden furniture, BBQ and summerhouse (shared with other properties on-site). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Dog exercise paddock. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a fenced pond in the garden 100 yards away.
Owl Cottage is a lovely semi-detached barn conversion and is one of five holiday cottages set around a central courtyard at Holtby Grange, just outside the small village of Holtby and only 5 miles from York city centre. Hidden down a long private drive and surrounded by open countryside with far-reaching views, this one bedroomed property offers a very high level of guest comfort and luxurious extras for a couple. The entrance to the property is from the main courtyard which has beautifully trimmed boxed hedges and a koi carp pond. With shared seating, this area offers a real sense of peace and tranquillity. Upon entering the property you are straight into the open plan kitchen/dining room/living room. With a feature brick wall, contemporary wood burner and vaulted ceiling, not to mention the oak kitchen covered with granite worktops, Belfast sink and high end cooking appliances, this property will not disappoint. The chef in the family will certainly enjoy cooking in this kitchen. The wow factor continues into the bedroom with a zip and link bed and a high quality mattress and bedding, you are assured a peaceful nights sleep. The wet room is huge with an accessible shower, safety handle and fixed seating. Outside there is a large enclosed garden shared between all the cottages offering a shaded wooded area, summerhouse with seating, garden paths and a central pond which is surrounded by a fence. The property owner lives on-site and there is car parking for two cars and bike storage is also available.Owl Cottage welcomes dogs; they even have their own little welcome pack including dog treats and information on local dog friendly cafés, pubs and restaurants. An enclosed paddock and outside dog shower ensure that your four legged friend also has an enjoyable holiday.Within 5 miles is the historic city of York and its plethora of world renowned visitor attractions from the Gothic York Minster, National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and York’s Chocolate Story. If your interests are more towards shopping and experiencing the buzzing café culture and many eateries including Michelin starred restaurants, all of which are dotted along streets that can trace their history back hundreds of years, then there is no better place to base your holiday than at Owl Cottage. The Victorian spa town of Harrogate, 21 miles, Thirsk and home of James Herriot, 31 miles and the seaside resort of Scarborough, 44 miles which are all within day trip distance. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile and restaurant 4 miles.Owl Cottage can be booked together with Cozy Cottage (UK10717), The Granary (UK10718), Applegate Cottage (UK10719) and Field View Cottage (UK10720) to accommodate up to 16 guests.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77