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A handsome Grade II-listed 17th century barn
Dim the lights and curl up on the sofa
The kitchen sits within this open-plan space
A double antique French bed
Outdoor furniture is provided
The main living area enjoys the high ceilings
Watch your favourite DVD and relax after a day exploring Yorkshire
Outside Blacksmith’s Barn you’ll find a charmng patio area
Don't forget your favourite goodies
Enjoy a lazy morning in this bed
There are also his and her basins, perfect for couples
The perfect little spot to watch the horses grazing
1 / 12  A handsome Grade II-listed 17th century barn
2 / 12  Dim the lights and curl up on the sofa
3 / 12  The kitchen sits within this open-plan space
4 / 12  A double antique French bed
5 / 12  Outdoor furniture is provided
6 / 12  The main living area enjoys the high ceilings
7 / 12  Watch your favourite DVD and relax after a day exploring Yorkshire
8 / 12  Outside Blacksmith’s Barn you’ll find a charmng patio area
9 / 12  Don't forget your favourite goodies
10 / 12  Enjoy a lazy morning in this bed
11 / 12  There are also his and her basins, perfect for couples
12 / 12  The perfect little spot to watch the horses grazing

Blacksmith's Barn

Thornton-Le-Dale, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Rustic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A unique, cosy and lovingly updated barn conversion, an ideal romantic getaway in an idyllic village 
  • An ideal base for exploring the North York Moors and the surrounding picturesque towns, such as Thornton Le Dale and Helmsley
  • Within easy reach of the Yorkshire coast, where you will find some dog friendly beaches as well as some lovely walks and spectacular views
Property code: G0014

Set in a tranquil North Yorkshire village just seven miles from the coast, this handsome Grade II listed 17th century barn conversion is perfect for couples looking for a sophisticated rural retreat.

A handsome Grade II-listed 17th century barn set in a picture-perfect North York Moors village, it is the perfect blend of traditional and contemporary-style, this gorgeous one-bedroom property is perfect for couples looking for a sophisticated romantic escape to the country. Tucked away in this beautiful corner of North Yorkshire just a few miles from the coast, this property is a stylish and elegant hideaway with real ‘wow-factor'. From its dramatic vaulted ceilings and mezzanine bedroom to its exposed stone walls and statement lighting, this is a seriously chic rural retreat.

Step inside the historic old barn to discover a modern and warm open-place space. The main living area enjoys those fabulous high ceilings and a large floor to ceiling picture window drenches the room in light. Underfloor heating underfoot and a roaring log-burning fire keeps you feeling nice and cosy and there's a choice of a large comfy sofa and an armchair to curl up on. If you need to catch up online Wi-Fi is provided, and there's a TV/DVD and sound system for your entertainment. The kitchen also sits within this open-plan space towards the rear of the barn. Smart units gather around a corner of the barn, well-stocked with all the utensils and equipment you'll need to rustle up something yummy. There's also a washing machine should you need it. The solid oak dining table sits by the picture window affording lovely views of the village beyond. Take your time over a morning coffee and the papers, soaking up the gentle sights and sounds of Yorkshire village life.

Romantics will love the mezzanine level bedroom with its stunning inset bath set on the balcony. What better end to a day exploring the North York Moors than going for a long hot soak. The bedroom boasts a double antique French bed dressed in crisp white bed linen, and there's another TV up here if you fancy a lazy morning in your PJs. In addition to the bath there's a luxurious shower room on the ground level. It has a luxury hotel vibe with his and her basins set in solid oak, underfloor heating and a beautiful walk-in shower.

The property also benefits from a patio with outdoor furniture, the perfect spot to relax and catch up over the days events.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 double bedroom with TV and bath
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Oven, washing machine
  • Wood burner and under floor heating
  • TV, DVD and sound system
  • Patio with garden furniture
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Free use of 2 adult mountain bikes
  • Pub within 1 mile and shop within 2 miles
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Scarborough 7.5 miles
  • Please note - any damages will be charged for by the owner

This accommodation has an idyllic location with an abundance of wildlife on its doorstep including deer, birds of prey, owls and highland cattle. Set in the unspoilt and very pretty North York Moors village of Ruston just 50 yards from the boundary of the North York Moors National Park with stunning views of the Vale of Pickering, you can strike out for a walk right from the doorstep. Strolling down to the local tea-rooms for a slice of cake is a pleasure and there's a pub which serves food within a mile of the property. Its position means you are perfectly placed to take in the best of the North York Moors, Yorkshire Coast and York.

 

Sitting at the eastern foot of the North York Moors the region's dramatic landscape of heather and open moorland is just a short drive away. Somewhat smaller than the Yorkshire Dales, the North Yorkshire Moors still cover an area of almost 600 square miles and like the Dales you can easily find yourself miles from anywhere relatively quickly. But there is something distinctly more civilised and less remote about the Moors. In place of harsh limestone and dramatic peaks you'll find gentle rolling hills of heather, ancient woodland and lazy rivers winding through lush green valleys. There is a sense of wilderness, particularly on top of the high central moorlands, but its cast in comforting soft focus. We recommend taking the road from Thornton-Le-Dale or Pickering north towards Whitby to experience it in all its grandeur. There are countless pretty villages and towns to explore in the area. The handsome market towns of Pickering and Helmsley are a must, as is the archetypical Moors village of Hutton-le-Hole.

 

Although you could happily spend the weekend mooching about the independent shops, bars and cafes along Whitby's bustling medieval streets, it's well worth striking out to sample some of the other less known coastal villages nearby. Staithes and Runswick Bay are all within 5 miles of the town, and each have their own unique charm.

 

Melanie Meadows

This property is personally managed by Melanie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Brenda 3rd September 2021

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Reviewed by Darren 6th August 2021

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Outstanding, nice area and the owners are very friendly.

Reviewed by Stella 24th July 2021

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A fantastic quaint, well equipped and very comfortable cottage, set in a pretty, quiet location which was perfectly placed for nearby attractions. The owners were very helpful offering a warm and friendly welcome. Slept like a log in the very comfortable bed. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Kathy 16th July 2021

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Fab cottage, well appointed.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 5th July 2021

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Lovely accommodation, spotlessly clean, all the amenities you need. Excellent location-very quiet but close to the main Pickering -Scarborough road so easy to get around. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Chris 25th June 2021

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Reviewed by Bernadette 23rd May 2021

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We had a wonderful stay at this accommodation. The owners were warm and welcoming. The accommodation was fantastic, beautifully decorated throughout with absolutely everything we could need. The barn is also in a beautiful spot with easy access to coast and lovely countryside with local walks also on the doorstep.. I would really recommend this as Read morea special place to stay when you want to treat yourself. Hide

Reviewed by Anne 21st May 2021

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An amazing cottage in a wonderful location, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. I can't imagine anybody being disappointed!

Reviewed by Simon 3rd May 2021

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Very comfortable, relaxing cottage. Set in a lovely village, easy access to the North Yorkshire Moors and Coast. Very peaceful.

Reviewed by Bill 23rd April 2021

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Lovely cottage in a peaceful location but still very convenient for the visiting the beautiful countryside and coast in the area.

Reviewed by Jane 16th April 2021

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A beautiful, cosy barn conversion in a really pretty village. The cottage is set in a great walking area and near to the coast for seaside villages.

Reviewed by James 9th October 2020

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Lovely accommodation furnished to a high standard. Well kept and very clean.

Reviewed by Alison 18th September 2020

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The barn is beautiful. Really well furnished and comfy. Log burner was amazing! Perfect location for walks and getting to other destinations. The owners were on hand If needed and we were given lots of really useful information on places to visit/eat and walks. Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by Liz 11th September 2020

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Reviewed by Alan 5th September 2020

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Having only stayed for 2 nights we did not have the opportunity to discuss our concerns with the owners. When we left on Monday morning the owners had gone out.

Reviewed by Matthew 7th August 2020

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Really pretty cottage, well equipped. Owners were really friendly and gave some great recommendations. Made an ideal base to explore the yorkshire coast from.

Reviewed by Gillian 24th July 2020

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Lovely cottage in a very pretty quiet location. Handy for the coast and inland destinations. Thornton Le Dale, Helmsley and Hutton Le Hole worth the short trip.

Reviewed by Paul 13th March 2020

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Great, cosy, comfortable cottage in Ruston, plenty of walks close by and Easy driving distance, great location for exploring a beautiful area.

Reviewed by Marc 24th November 2019

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A very comfortable and cosy barn conversion cottage set up with all you need for a break away from it all. While Ruston is a lovely, peaceful village providing an ideal setting for a relaxing stay, it is close enough to Malton for food and shopping and also to Scarborough for walks and the beach.

Reviewed by Gary 27th September 2019

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Very comfortable cottage in a great location to explore the area. Nicely styled rooms with a comfy bed, good shower and log burner for the colder evenings! What more do you need!

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Location

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With a varied landscape of windswept dales, heather-clad moors and dramatic coast, interspersed with picturesque towns and villages, vibrant cities and a rich historical heritage, Yorkshire is rightly considered one of Britain's premier holiday destinations. Known as 'God's Own County', Yorkshire has nearly one-third of England's National Parkland, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and three sections of coastline designated as Heritage Coast.

Offering infinite opportunities for lovers of the great outdoors, the wild expanse of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North and West Yorkshire is a glorious mix of awe-inspiring scenery, imposing castles, characterful Dales' villages and drystone walls. While to the east, the North York Moors National Park offers atmospheric moorland, fragrant pine forests and charming towns tucked away within steep-sloped valleys. Extending all the way to the Yorkshire Coast, you can even experience a traditional day at the seaside at popular resorts including Whitby, Flamborough and Scarborough. It's a beautiful terrain to explore.

A visit to the historical city of York is a must. Renowned for its medieval architecture, the magnificent York Minster and a myriad of museums, independent shops and exceptional eateries, you will not be disappointed. Then there's the chalk landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds, known to have inspired David Hockney. And with a packed calendar of events and festivals each year, including the Malton Food Festival, the Tour de Yorkshire and the Great Yorkshire Show, there's always something exciting to enjoy.

Our holiday cottages in Yorkshire are handpicked to ensure a luxurious and uniquely memorable experience. From dog-friendly cottages in the country to large family houses by the sea and romantic retreats in the city, we have a holiday in Yorkshire to suit everyone.

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