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Foxglove Cottage - Hutton Buscel

Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Luxurious cottage with chocolate-box good looks sleeping 6 guests across 3 bedrooms
  • Enjoy a welcoming pub and handy shop located within 1 mile
  • Idyllic location close to the Yorkshire Coast, offering picturesque views in every direction
  • Nestled among the North York Moors in the sleepy little village of Hutton Buscel
  • Strike out for a countryside walk or head out on two wheels with options aplenty right from your doorstep
  • Uncover the rugged coastlines, charming seaside towns and dramatic cliff tops along the popular coastline
Property code: G0065

Lovingly designed chocolate-box holiday home set in the pretty North York Moors village of Hutton Buscel, sitting within easy reach of the picturesque Yorkshire Coast and its attractions.

This property is so beautiful that it has been featured in The Guardian and Ideal Home Magazine. Stunning interiors created by an owner passionate about design, chocolate-box good looks from the outside, magical gardens to escape into and set in a picture-postcard North York Moors village just 7 miles from the Yorkshire Coast, this is a very special cottage.

Enter via the pretty porch with original terracotta tile flooring, and you will find a large and brightly coloured kitchen. A comfortable dining table sits here with views out onto the breakfast terrace from the patio doors. There's a range cooker for those who love to cook, with lots of cookbooks to inspire you, while a separate utility houses a cloakroom and shower.

Reflecting the owner's love of travel, the formal dining room has a striking appeal with deep red walls and carefully chosen pieces from around the world. Double French doors open up into the sitting room featuring sumptuous seating and an open fire. A large original piece of artwork above the fire gives this room a vibrant feel.

Make your way upstairs to find the first of the three bedrooms; an incredibly sweet twin room with white iron beds and colourful patchwork throws. Next door sits a large double room with a king-size bed that looks out to the front of the cottage, the light in here is magical with dappled sunshine twinkling through onto the bed. The last bedroom is another double with lovely views out to the garden and an en-suite cloakroom. The family bathroom, inclusive of bath, sits between all three.

With so much to enjoy inside the property it's a thrill to find the gardens are also wonderful. With strategically placed seating areas, it's possible to experience the gardens in different ways throughout the day. Take your morning coffee by the kitchen patio, enjoy a spot of lunch by the pond and relax with a glass of something good on one of the pretty benches by the lawn that evening.

This property requires a payment of a £250 security deposit for couples and £500 for groups of three or more.

Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 3 bedrooms: 1 king-size bedroom, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom
  • 2 bathrooms: 1 bathroom with bath and WC, 1 shower located in utility room 
  • Hob, double oven, fridge
  • Outside seating area and enclosed garden
  • Charming wood burner
  • Electric and heating included
  • Off-road parking for 2 small/medium sized cars, on street parking directly in front of the cottage
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Travel cot/high chair provided
  • Shop and pub within 1 mile
  • LCD TV, MP3 docking station
  • BBQ provided
  • Please note a £250 security deposit applies for couples, or £500 for groups of 3 or more

This idyllic escape is in an idyllic location close to the Yorkshire Coast. As it’s set in the pretty North York Moors village of Hutton Buscel, 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, as is walking amongst meadows and the local Ryedale sheep.

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. Yet 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 it’s cast in comforting soft focus.

We recommend taking the road from Thornton-Le-Dale (10 miles) or Pickering (12 miles) north towards Whitby (25 miles) 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 (25 miles) are a must, as is the archetypical Moors village of Hutton-le-Hole (23 miles).

This property is one of our luxury cottages close to the Yorkshire Coast. Much like its Cornish counterpart, the North Yorkshire coastline is 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. The coastal villages and towns combine the traditional with the contemporary effortlessly, with trinket shops and tea rooms sitting alongside upmarket champagne and oyster bars.

This region is best known for the gorgeously gothic town of Whitby (25 miles). Straddling the river Esk and dominated by the 13th century ruins of St Hilda's Abbey on the East Cliff, Whitby's crooked cobbled streets and picturesque harbour have been a magnet for artists and tourists alike for centuries.

Although you could happily spend the weekend mooching about the independent shops, bars and cafes along Whitby's bustling medieval streets, it's worth striking out to sample some of the other lesser known coastal villages nearby. Robin Hood's Bay (18 miles) and Sandsend (25 miles) each have their own unique charm.

This property is personally managed by Phil.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Ian 24th November 2018

Lovely cottage in a beautiful village, close to the sea and the Moors. Lynn was a great host and the cottage really is gorgeous, well maintained and impeccably clean

Reviewed by Lynn 10th September 2018

My brother, family and friends stayed at Foxglove Cottage last week and some explored the area and the rest went fishing. All absolutely loved the cottage and could not believe how beautifully it was decorated and furnished. Lynn the lovely owner of the cottage can never do enough for her guests as we found when we stayed back in June.They would Read moreall love to go back to Foxglove Cottage and that speaks for itself.Thank you so much for making them all so welcome Lynn, you are a star. Hide

Reviewed by Heather 15th August 2018

A lovely place to stay, beautifully presented with great attention to detail. All the little extras made us feel welcome and the cottage was so comfortable, Lynn provided everything that you could possibly want.Definitely recommend it to friends and family

Reviewed by Suman 5th August 2018

Lynn is a marvellous hostess- she goes out of her way to ensure that her guests enjoy their stay. The cottage has been beautifully restored.One of the best places we've stayed and a great introduction to N.Yorks We will definitely go back.

Reviewed by Lynn 30th June 2018

Having just returned from the most wonderful week in Foxglove Cottage I can highly recommend it. The cottage is beautifully decorated and the garden was a blissful haven of tranquility. We visited York and some beautiful villages on the moors, everywhere was very accessible. Lynn (the owner) was an absolute treasure and could not do enough to heRead morelp us. She made sure we had everything we needed and even gave us postcodes of car parks to ensure we were in the most accessible place. Hide

Reviewed by Doug 23rd June 2018

A near faultless quality cottage that could only be perfect for a holiday base without meaningless nitpicking. The quality and standard of fitting is exceptionally high with very thoughtful personal touches by the very attentive owner.

Reviewed by Margaret 9th June 2018

Had. A fantastic holiday with family love the cottage would definitely recommend and return if in the area again.

Reviewed by John 2nd June 2018

The cottage was gorgeous and there was a fabulous welcoming pack on arrival. We were met by Lynn who was very welcoming and informative. Excellent recommendations for places to go to and the cottage was in an very good position for what we wanted to visit. The kitchen was extremely well stocked and the beds so comfortable that we all sleep the whRead moreole night through. Lynn and her daughter were very friendly and helpful. There was a little park 1 minute from the cottage with two goalposts and the grandchildren loved it. A great holiday was had by all. Hide

Reviewed by Lauren 25th April 2018

Foxglove cottage is stunning and is the perfect base to explore the Yorkshire moors. It is beautifully decorated and equipped with everything you could possibly need whilst staying in a home away from home. We have a six month old baby and there was a travel cot provided and an all important washing machine and dryer which was perfect given the amoRead moreunt of bibs and baby grows we go through! We also have a two year old daughter and there were thoughtful touches throughout such as age appropriate books, jigsaws and dvds. Lynn the owner really does her best to cater to your needs whilst also leaving you to it. The treats that are left are delicious and again very thoughtful. She is happy to take in a delivery of online grocery shopping before you arrive which is incredibly helpful. I recommend you do it because large supermarkets arent too close by. I cant recommend the cottage enough, it is absolutely beautiful and Lynn is a dream. Hide

Reviewed by Penny 25th April 2018

A truly gorgeous cottage....pretty, cosy, comfy beds, games and books, roaring fire, what more could you want? Lynn was on hand to welcome us in and left a fabulous welcome basket, she even gave us a bag of goodies for the return journey! The beds were wonderful and the house was lovely and warm. The weather was unfortunately awful, but we loved geRead moretting back to the cottage to snuggle back in! Loved the washing up bowl so much, I bought one when I got home( I know that sounds sad, but it was a scandinavian design!!). Only improvement I could suggest is to have a shower over the bath, but as there is one downstairs, this is not much of an issue. Thank you Lynn for a great stay! Hide

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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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