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Curlew Cottage - Goathland

Goathland, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Set down a quiet gated lane in the picturesque village of Goathland
  • Located within the North York Moors National Park
  • Charming cottage sleeping eight across 4 bedrooms
  • Handful of tea rooms, quaint village shops, and pubs within walking distance
  • Visit the preserved heritage train station, featured in the Harry Potter films as Hogsmeade station
Property code: G0042

Generous accommodation located within the North York Moors National Park offering panoramic views of the rolling countryside from its spacious, homely interior; perfectly situated to discover a whole host of attractions.

This secluded idyll is set down a quiet gated lane, at the edge of one of the most picturesque villages in the North York Moors National Park, this beautiful stone-built cottage exudes charm and character.

Inside the generous accommodation is both comfortable and stylishly presented with space for the whole family to relax. The cottage sits within lovely mature gardens with a delightful terrace and barbeque house. There are panoramic views from almost every room over adjoining farmland towards the moors and dales of the National Park - it really is the perfect family retreat. Downstairs there's a large living room with an open fire to gather around each evening (logs are provided for you). A TV if you fancy chilling out with a movie. Wi-Fi and high-speed broadband are also available if you need to catch up online.

 

The farmhouse-style kitchen, with its breakfast bar and cosy AGA-style oven and hob keeping everything nice and toasty in the winter months, has all that you might need for rustling up delicious family meals. There is an electric cooker, hob and microwave. A utility room houses the washing machine and dryer. There's also a downstairs cloakroom for your convenience. The adjoining light-filled dining area looks out over the beautiful south-facing garden. A chunky oak table seats up to eight people comfortably. To keep everyone entertained there is also a large games room downstairs which features a wide-screen TV, sofa and beanbags, and pool/ping pong table among other distractions. With its elegant painted wood panelling it's like having your very own private members club to escape to.

The bedrooms are set out across the first and second floors. Bedroom one on the first floor is a lovely king-size room with an en-suite shower room and WC. Bedrooms two and three are also on this floor, both charming twin which share a bathroom. The bathroom features a bath, separate walk-in shower and WC. The fourth bedroom has the top floor all to itself and has a double bed with en-suite shower room.

 

The beautiful south-facing garden has a lawn area, perfect for stretching out with a blanket and a good book in the summer months. There's also a terrace for al-fresco dining and a BBQ house which is useable throughout the year. Lockable storage for bikes is available, and if you haven't brought your own, there are mountain and road bikes available that you can hire during your stay. Extra wellies are provided too if you fancy a hike without ruining your best boots.

 

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

  • 4 bedrooms: 1 king-size, 1 double and two twins
  • 1 family bathroom, and 2 en-suite shower rooms
  • Off-road parking for up to 3 cars
  • Shop and pub within half a mile
  • 2 dogs welcome (must be crated at night)
  • LCD TV
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Lockable outdoor storage for bikes
  • Option to hire mountain and road bikes during your stay
  • Extra wellies provided for long walks
  • Outside seating area, BBQ house and garden
  • Private estate with endless walking trails
  • Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer
  • For those special occasions, and subject to advance booking, the owners offer a bespoke dining service with a Cordon Bleu trained chef and interesting wine list

Nestling in an absolutely magical spot at the edge of the village of Goathland (famous as the location for the TV series Heartbeat) it's within short walking distance of everything that this stunning moorland village has to offer. There are a handful of gorgeous little tea-rooms, sweet village shops, a Post Office and several good pubs all offering good food and all within a few minutes' walk of the property. The beautifully preserved heritage train station at Goathland, famed for its alternative life as Hogsmeade station in the popular Harry Potter films, sits on the North York Moors Railway line from Whitby to Pickering. You can hop on a steam train here throughout the year and enjoy a traditional ride through some truly stunning scenery.

If you enjoy the outdoors you are in heaven here as the cottage is set at the heart of the North York Moors National Park. There are walking trails in every direction. Unenclosed and unsurpassed this stunning landscape, famed for its wild moorland, hidden dales, pretty villages and market towns, is simply breathtaking. See if you can discover one of the several waterfalls in the area including Mallyan Spout, Falling Foss, and Thomason Foss.

Take a tour of the impossibly pretty towns and villages in the area, Whitby and Egton (both 10 miles). A few miles east from here takes you to the stunning North Yorkshire coastline, a heady mix of rugged cliff tops, peaceful bays and pretty fishing villages. With long sandy beaches and all the traditional seaside trimmings of yesteryear, this is proper bucket 'n spade territory. That's not to say it's stuck in the past, in fact the coast's villages and towns combine the traditional with the contemporary effortlessly, with trinket shops and tea rooms sitting alongside upmarket champagne and oyster bars.

Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 22 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lynne 26th October 2020

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The house was characterful and well appointed. Plenty of space for our party of 6 and the games room was a real bonus for our younger teenagers particularly in the dark rainy evenings. The linen and quilts were of very good quality and the beds were very comfortable. All in all for October half term in this country it was a very pleasant break.

Reviewed by Chris 9th October 2020

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Reviewed by Robin 25th September 2020

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Reviewed by Diane 11th September 2020

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Happy to recommend this property, there is everything you need and more. The games room is fabulous, we were lucky that the AGA was on and used it for everything. The beds are deliciously comfortable and with it being in such a peaceful area a good night sleep is guaranteed. It is in a great location for walking and getting about.

Reviewed by Charles 7th September 2020

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Excellent property in beautiful location. Well equipped kitchen/dining and high quality bed linen and towels. Good provision of covid19 sanitiser and handwash. Very nice large garden with spacious patio area and separate brick built bbq. A break thoroughly enjoyed by all

Reviewed by Isobel 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Lee 28th August 2020

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The cottage was extremely comfortable and had all the home comforts,the pool table was excellent for a rainy day. Location is brilliant for walks and days out and is also very quiet if youre after some peace. The hosts are always available if required and were extremely pleasant.

Reviewed by Hugh 7th August 2020

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Extremely well fitted out with all equipment and furnishings you require. Very friendly owners and attentive when needed. The welcome pack and toiletries were superb. Enjoyed by all three generations particularly the games room. Sure it would be wonderful in Spring or Autumn with roaring fire and Aga in kitchen. No hesitation in recommending this pRead moreroperty to all as it is well suited for attractions/activities with great local shops and eateries. Well done. Hide

Reviewed by Chris 31st July 2020

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Reviewed by Paul 13th July 2020

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Lovely cottage in a beautiful location, Everything that you need is there, nice little welcome pack, nice to see lots of measures in place to help deal with Covid 19. Excellent place for walkers and bikers, No phone signal so if you really want to get away from it, this is a great place.

Reviewed by Tracey 6th March 2020

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Fantastic property, beautiful surroundings, the photos do not do the cottage justice. Would highly recommend will certainly be booking a return visit.

Reviewed by Craig 14th February 2020

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Fantastic cottage in a beautiful location. He specs throughout. Would recommend wholeheartedly.

Reviewed by Susan 15th November 2019

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This was our second visit. That says it all. Fantastic property, super comfy beds, everything we needed. Waiting for an occasion to stay here again!

Reviewed by Rachel 28th October 2019

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Beautiful house in a great location, really well equipped and felt incredibly cosy with the open fire and Aga. Fantastic games room for the children with a pool table and television. Lovely and helpful service provided by the owners who live opposite.

Reviewed by Kerry 11th October 2019

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Reviewed by Sue 23rd August 2019

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Great location in North York Moors. Wide variety of activities within easy reach for all ages. Ideal accommodation for a family holiday.

Reviewed by Pamela 26th July 2019

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Curlew Cottage is everything we could wish for in a holiday home. Extremely clean and well equipped, most comfortable beds, quality toiletries, excellent welcome pack. The addition of a pool/table tennis table was a bonus. Lovely garden and covered bbq. The owners were most welcoming and helpful. Excellent location for steam train, coast and inlandRead more. The childrens response to what was good about the cottage- everything. Hide

Reviewed by Katharine 8th July 2019

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Reviewed by Jill 28th June 2019

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A beautiful, characterful cottage in a wonderful setting. Very well equipped and comfortable. Even with the lovely weather, the games room was much appreciated by all three generations!

Reviewed by Moira 7th June 2019

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Lovely peaceful location, very well equipped cottage, very comfortable beds with good quality linen, would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Sandra 26th April 2019

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Quiet location and comfortable! We had three cars between us and its not easy to manoeuvre them! Overall we enjoyed our 3 night stay! Good location for walking and traveling on North York Moors railway!

Reviewed by Val 26th February 2019

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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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