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Dove Cottage - Old Malton

Old Malton, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Set on the cusp of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with something for everyone to enjoy
  • Yorkshires gastronical capital with the famous food festival in town every May Bank holiday
  • Visit Castle Howard or discover the impressive ruins at Rievaulx Abbey
Property code: 78794

Explore the North York Moors and all the spectacular surrounding countryside, perfect for a small family or friends looking for an active or relaxing getaway in this Grade II listed property.

This stunning cottage is set in an idyllic location in the picturesque village of Old Malton. Situated on the main high street through the village, you’re still able to enjoy the peace and quiet of a countryside location but you’re just 325 metres from the local pub and half a mile from a shop for your essentials. With plenty of space for up to four guests, this property is brimming with character and has the perfect blend of the traditional and the contemporary to make your stay truly unforgettable.

Step through the door and you’ll instantly feel the welcome of this warm and cosy cottage, with calming tones dotted throughout. Head through to the lounge where painted wooden beams and charming quirky furniture beckon you to snuggle up in front of the wood burner and watch your favourites on the Smart TV after a long day out walking. In the morning, take a seat by the window and watch the world go by as the room floods with light.

Step up into the spacious and bright kitchen, where white beams and stylish tiles and countertops will delight the chef of the group. Cook up a storm with ingredients from the nearby supermarket (1 mile) or maybe nibble on something from the welcome pack as you all sit around the quaint dining table for a sociable meal. Wash muddy clothes in the washing machine in the useful utility area. There is a dishwasher, but you might be tempted to wash up at the sink since the window gives you pretty views of the garden!

Head through the boot room to the garden, where the patio is the perfect spot for dining alfresco on those warm sunny evenings. If you need some time to yourself, escape to the wooden summer house and curl up with your favourite book. There are so many spots to hide away in, including in an old wood store and a pretty table under established trees. Stroll down the garden path to discover all the shrubs, herbaceous plants and flowers as well as fruit. Take care around the wildlife pond which is a little spot of tranquillity. There’s also a handy external WC in the garden.

Back inside and upstairs, two inviting bedrooms await you; soothing white and grey tones in the main super-king-size bedroom make it a pleasure to have a lie-in after a long day of activities the day before. A large window and heavy curtains mean that you can wake up in the morning with lots of natural light but don’t need to worry about that light disturbing your snooze. Soothing pastel colours in the twin bedroom make it the ideal hideaway for children or friends; lamps and wall lights give the room soft, gentle lighting that will lull you to sleep. Wake up refreshed and ready to take on the day and pop into the shower room for an invigorating shower among statement tiles and lovely coastal touches.

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

  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 super-king-size and 1 twin
  • 1 Shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility area with washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Roadside parking, subject to availability
  • Shop and pub within walking distance
  • Smart TV in the lounge
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome
  • Large rear garden with fish pond (children to be supervised at all times), garden room, fruit trees and external WC
  • Secure lockable bike storage

Melanie Meadows

This property is personally managed by Melanie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan 1st November 2021

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This is a lovely , well equipped cottage with a magical garden. A very generous welcome pack welcomed us on arrival and email from owner very informative re cottage . Owner very kindly allowed us early access to cottage. Great location for Malton and excellent dog walks.

Reviewed by Claire 24th October 2021

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Altogether perfect. Very well and thoughtfully equipped, new kitchen equipment, bookshelf that was well chosen, very warm and cosy. Living room lighting was bright enough for reading (not always the case). The main bedroom was stylish and luxurious, the bed firm and the garden view gorgeous. Beautiful garden, lovely autumn colour. Would go again.

Reviewed by Nicola 8th October 2021

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A lovely cottage in ideal location for local shops and pubs. Wonderful long garden with seats and summer house. There are also great walks ad nearby places to visit. The owner was extremely helpful with information and advice and fixed a minor problem in the house very quickly

Reviewed by Lynn 30th July 2021

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Extremely well appointed in terms of equipment eg kitchen, laundry facilities and Netflix/Amazon available on TV. Very thoughtful arrival as owner had left a basket of provisions, including a bottle of wine and also dog treats and toys for our dog. This was a lovely welcome! Old Malton is a good location for accessing much of what North Yorkshire hRead moreas to offer and is a short drive from the beautiful Castle Howard. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian 18th June 2021

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We loved the cottage. It was very welcoming and the garden is gorgeous.

Reviewed by Jan 4th June 2021

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Excellent cottage, it is very well equipped clean and cozy and the garden is a delight. Kevin, the owner, was so helpful and left some lovely goodies as a welcome pack. The local pubs were a gentle 5 minute stroll and both were very welcoming with good food. And Malton with its restaurants bars and shops is an easy 20 minute walk. So good we have bRead moreooked again for September Hide

Reviewed by Suzy 16th April 2021

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The cottage was delightful, especially the garden which looks well loved and cared for. We were very lucky with the weather- wall to wall sunshine- and spent quite a lot of time in the various seating areas in the garden. Our dogs loved it too! The kitchen was very well equipped and the generous welcome pack was a great start. We had lunch at the 2Read more nearest pubs but preferred the ones in the little villages nearby, where they had large gardens as we could only eat outside at this stage. Hide

Reviewed by Georgina 28th August 2020

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This cottage is beautiful. The garden is a lovely quiet space with lots of areas to sit and take in nature. There was everything you could need to make your holiday comfortable and homely. We would definitely some again!

Reviewed by Bruce 21st August 2020

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A wonderful cottage with great garden. Nicely situated with all of Yorkshire in easy reach. We had a very nice time staying here, would recommend to friends and will probably return ourselves.

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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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