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Bolton Percy Gatehouse

Bolton Percy, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Romantic
Four Poster
Quirky
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Glorious 15th century Grade II* listed gatehouse situated in the picturesque village of Bolton Percy
  • The village pub and churchyard on either side and magnificent oak gates to hide behind makes it an idyllic village setting
  • The original character provides a truly unique stay perfect for couples wanting a romantic break
Property code: 78497

This unique escape will provide a break to remember with its original character, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and impressive doorways situated in a sleepy village surrounded by countryside.

The property originally formed the defensive entrance to the village rectory and a courtyard of medieval buildings, the rectory and outbuildings were rebuilt in 1698 and then demolished in the 19th century, but the gatehouse escaped intact. In the village there is a pub and Post Office. The village benefits from its proximity to the A64 and A1/M1 link, offering easy access to Leeds. Nearby Tadcaster has extensive local facilities and the historic city of York is just eight miles away and offers many art galleries and museums to explore, along with racing at York Racecourse. Selby Abbey, Byland Abbey, Castle Howard, Harewood House, Bolton Castle, Hovingham Hall, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal in Ripon are fantastic historical houses and gardens which are well worth a visit.

Step in through the dramatic wooden doors into the fresh and inviting kitchen which offers everything you need to rustle up a meal during your stay. There is an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The breakfast bar with seating, provides a space to sit and chat with good company. On the ground floor is a shower room with shower and WC. Head upstairs to the first floor and the impressive vaulted ceiling and open-plan lounge/diner/sleeping area will be sure to impress. The dining area has table which provides a romantic setting for a special dinner. Move over to the comfortable sofa or sink into an armchair after dinner, put your feet up and watch something on the TV. Come bedtime, retire to the sleeping area with unique four-poster super-king-size bed and get a good nights rest.

Take in the fresh country air in the decked area for sitting and enjoying the peace and quiet surrounded by mature trees. There is parking for two cars.

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

  • 1 sleeping area - four-poster super-king-size
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • TV in lounge
  • Underfloor heating in kitchen
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Shop 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  • Regret no children, babes in arms welcome

This property is personally managed by Melanie.

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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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