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Stable Cottage

Farndale, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Rural retreat set in rolling countryside ideal for couples or small families
  • An unspoilt base set in the heart of the North York Moors National Park
  • Step out to explore or sit back and relax looking out onto the wide open spaces from the garden
Property code: G0132

Nestling in an idyllic corner of the North York Moors, this beautiful holiday cottage has been thoughtfully restored to provide an elegant and stylish country retreat for couples and small families.

Nestled within one of the prettiest corners of the North York Moors National Park, this beautiful two-bedroom luxury holiday cottage is a delicious blend of character, style and elegance. It's the perfect country retreat for couples and small families and also accepts two guests of the four-legged variety making it a great getaway for everybody.

Once the stable block for the local farmhouse, this period property has been given a 21st century makeover. The original stable doors have been lovingly restored and the exposed beams, stone walls, underfloor heating throughout give the property real character.

Step inside and you'll discover a luxury cottage which is surprisingly spacious. Natural light floods in and gives a bright, airy feel. The underfloor heating makes this room cosy and the kitchen is well stocked and includes everything you would expect of a cottage at this standard. There is a dishwasher, washer/dryer and children's crockery and cutlery too. If you haven't had time to get to the shops before reaching the property, you'll arrive to a fantastic welcome hamper to get you started with fresh bread, biscuits, and eggs among your essentials.

The kitchen leads on to the open-plan sitting room and dining area. A dramatic double-height room with a feature stone wall and timeless furniture. Settle down on the armchair with a good book or see what's on the movie channel that night. There are lots of extras to keep you entertained including the Smart TV and Wi-Fi. There is also a dining table here for you to enjoy a meal together.

On through to the bedrooms, both of which are on the same floor. There is a double and a king-size bedroom available, both of which boast heated flooring, stone walls, TVs and crisp bed linen. The shower room features a large walk-in shower and complimentary toiletries.

Outside the cottage you'll find a large lawned garden and stone patio. Garden furniture is provided so you can enjoy dining alfresco on those balmy summer days. The cottage is set in a peaceful hamlet, so if you want to enjoy some quality time in the countryside, this is the cottage for you.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 king-size room
  • 1 shower room with walk-in shower and WC
  • Kitchen with oven, hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer
  • TV
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Garden with lawn, patio and garden furniture
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Travel cot, highchair and cot
  • Welcome pack included
  • Underfloor heating
  • Pub within 0.5 miles
  • Shop within 5 miles

The cottage is set in a pretty little hamlet (complete with a local pub) in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. This particular Dale is famed for its daffodil walk, when each spring, the river banks come alive with the yellow flowers, said to be planted originally by the monks who settled on this land many hundreds of years ago.

Lesser known that its Yorkshire cousin the Dales, the North York Moors are literally on your doorstep. This glorious expanse of heather-clad countryside is simply stunning, and it's well worth taking some time to explore it properly. The Moors 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. There is a sense of wilderness, particularly on top of the high central moorlands, but its cast in comforting soft focus.

If you enjoy donning the old walking boots and striking out into the countryside, this cottage has the perfect location. No need to get in the car at all, there are some breathtaking walking trails from the door. And the same is true for cycling. There are also countless chocolate-box villages to explore within a few miles including Hutton-le-Hole (6 miles), Rosedale Abbey (5.5 miles), Danby (9 miles) and Goathland (18.5 miles) to name just a few.

Close by, you also have the fantastic town of Helmsley (14 miles). At the heart of the town square is a statue of Lord Feversham, a distant ancestor of the current Lord who resides in Duncombe Park. This stunning baroque mansion sits on the outskirts of town and is a good choice for an afternoon's sightseeing. If you want to indulge some more architectural desires, the equally grand Nunnington Hall is 13.5 miles from the cottage and is another grand abode worth a peek.

Helmsley is packed with tearooms, cafes and organic delis, surrounded by some of the best gastropubs in the UK. And tucked alongside these culinary delights, are lots of unique shops, galleries and antique dealers, easily enough to build up an appetite for lunch. Alternatively, the neighbouring town of Pickering (16.5 miles) offers its own set of shops, cafes and restaurants. You're also close to Castle Howard (20 miles) and the Yorkshire coast, so there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

This property is personally managed by Rupert.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Lynnette 10th February 2020

Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location for exploring the moors. So many beautiful walks straight from the property. Couldnt of asked for a better place to stay, we will definitely be returning and recommending to anyone wanting to visit the area.

Reviewed by Wendy 19th April 2019

Lovely cottage, well equipped, lovely views, just a little dark in the lounge. Remote little spot which meant it was lovely and quiet.

Reviewed by D 15th September 2018

Lovely cottage, beautiful peaceful relaxed surroundings.

Reviewed by Marnie 10th September 2018

Cottage was extremely dark, the lights had to be on all day.The garden was behind the property not just outside the door which was disappointing

Reviewed by Penny 25th August 2018

We had a lovely week at Stable Cottage. Our son and daughter in law joined us for the weekend and if we booked again it would be one of the other two bedroom cottages that had two bath/shower rooms. We only had one and it was a very small shower room (fine for just us but not for four people).The situation was lovely and handy having the FevershamRead more Arms Pub a minute away for an evening drink. The food there is very much pub type food.We had some amazing walks while there and one from the cottage itself. Hide

Reviewed by Clare 11th August 2018

Gorgeous cottage, in a beautiful rural 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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