A delightful, bijou holiday cottage tucked away in a quiet location in Helmsley, one of the prettiest and most visited market towns in Yorkshire. Perfect for small families
Set in the picture-postcard town of Helmsley, surrounded by walking trails in the North York Moors National Park, this charming family-friendly holiday property sleeps three guests in this magical corner of Yorkshire. Helmsley is steeped in history and lies at the gateway to the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (3 miles). Enjoy this charming market town where you’ll find shops, pubs and eateries within half a mile of your holiday home. Source delicious produce and gifts in the market square, surrounded by artisan shops and tempting delis, tearooms and good pub food. Discover Helmsley Castle and its neighbouring walled garden; you may recognise the setting from the recent film adaptation of The Secret Garden. On the outskirts of town, you’ll find the National Centre for Birds of Prey in Duncombe Park. You could almost spend your entire holiday around Helmsley – there is so much to see and do here. Your holiday home is ideal for a couple or family who loves historic market towns with leisure amenities, family-friendly attractions, and a range of local walks and wildlife trails to explore.
Walk up the path to this charming stone holiday cottage, with a welcoming ambience and home from home feel. After a busy day of adventures in this fascinating region, unwind in the cosy surroundings of the kitchen, dining and living area. Catch up on your favourite Yorkshire TV and film moments on the Smart TV – you may recognise scenes from costume dramas and the Harry Potter series. Cook up storm in the well-equipped kitchen, which boasts an electric oven and hob, fridge with an icebox, and convenient dishwasher, plus a washing machine to lighten the load of your holiday packing. Take a peek in your welcome pack too – you may find ingredients to add to your home-cooked meals. Gather around the breakfast bar and tuck into your delicious feast as you catch up on the day. When sleepy heads nod, amble upstairs to find two dreamy bedrooms with ample storage space for luggage and shopping: a king-size bedroom, and a small double bedroom – ideal for children. There’s a stylish family bathroom upstairs with a shower over the bath, and WC; plus a separate ground floor WC. On sunny afternoons, step outside to the rear garden where there’s outdoor furniture where you can soak up the sunny rays and enjoy me-time with a good book, or a quiet mindful moment listening to birdsong. You’ll also find off-road parking for one car on site, plus additional spaces for visitors.