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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.
Thirley Cotes Farmhouse is a detached conversion of a former Georgian farmhouse and features granite work tops in the kitchen.In the grounds, there is a play area with swings and slide for under 7 year olds who must be supervised.Set in the heart of the North York Moors National Park, Thirley Cotes Farm is a Grade ll listed farm dating back to around 1830. However, earlier records show Thirley Cotes mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The main house is set in a courtyard setting of outbuildings, all converted into a wonderful development of holiday cottages. Original features have been retained where possible, and the original trusses bear Roman numerals carved into the wood depicting the year they were constructed. The name Thirley Cote Farm Cottages was decided on due to the stunning woodland views with endless walks and cycle tracks between Broxa Forest and Harwood Dale Forest.There are many activities and attractions in the area to keep all the family entertained. Dalby Forest has world cup mountain bike trails, Go Ape tree adventure, and nature walks. The RSPB reserve at Bempton Cliffs is worth a visit, and is home to thousands of sea birds nesting precariously on the cliff face. Keen birdwatchers can see kittiwakes, gannets and puffins, and offshore porpoises and grey seals can be spotted.Traditional seaside resorts can easily be reached including Whitby, famous for its fish and chips and cliff top abbey ruins, and all the fun of the fair at Scarborough with two wide sweeping beaches, amusements and cliff top castle. Also worth a visit are the quaint fishing villages of Robin Hood’s Bay, Staithes and Runswick Bay. Further inland, the medieval city of York can be reached within an hour, with its Roman city walls and towering minster. Why not take a nostalgic journey on a steam train through the North York Moors from Whitby to Pickering, calling at Goathland, made famous as Aidensfield in the TV series ‘Heartbeat’?Organised walks, cycle days and nature tours can all be arranged locally, and there is a selection of bikes for visitors to use, subject to availability.Beach 4 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles. Thirley Cotes Farmhouse can be booked together with Holly Cottage (ref UK2235), Sycamore Cottage (ref UK2236), Oak Cottage (ref UK2238), Willow Cottage (ref UK2239), Pear Tree Cottage (ref UK2577), Mulberry Cottage (ref UK2578) and Walnut Cottage (ref UK2579) to accommodate up to 42 guests.
Ground Floor: Living room: With multi-fuel burner, 32" Freesat TV, DVD player, Blu-ray player, iPod dock and CD player.Dining room: With multi-fuel burner.Kitchen: Farmhouse-style with electric range, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and stone floor.Utility room: With American style fridge/freezer and washing machine.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet.Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed.Bedroom 3: With twin beds.Bathroom: With bath, steam shower and toilet.
Second Floor: TV/games room: With pool table, 49" Freesat TV, DVD player and Playstation 4 with selection of games.Bedroom 4: With twin beds.Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Oil central heating (underfloor on ground floor), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burners included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. External games room with pool table, table hockey and table tennis (shared with other cottages). Garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. 4-acre woodland. Children’s play area (shared with other cottages). Hot tub for 6 (private). Bike store. 2 electric car charging points (shared with other cottages). Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced stream in the woodland. There is a fenced pond in the grounds, 500 yards. This property has a security deposit of £150.
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.
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