Set on the edge of a beautiful valley, this property offers accommodation for larger groups of family or friends of up to six people. Originally built as a chapel, this Grade II listed building has been lovingly restored to combine character features such as exposed timbers, pitched ceilings and limestone floors with modern facilities. A wood-burning stove transforms this light and airy property into a cosy snug in winter, whilst the rear garden offers ample opportunity for a spot of outdoor dining in the summer evenings. Three bedrooms offer sleeping accommodation for groups of up to six people and there is road-side parking for up to two c...ars.
Amenities: Gas central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor and woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, free wireless broadband, DVD, radio/CD player. Fuel, power & initial wood for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Highchair on request. Roadside parking for 2 cars. Lawned garden with garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 5 mins walk. Note: This owner requires a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.
Region: The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.
Town: Ebberston is a picturesque village that sits on the edge of the Forge Valley which hasbeen recognised as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village itself is small, comprising little more than a scattering of stone-built cottages and two pubs that serve good food and real ales to the locals and visitors alike. Adding to the chocolate-box effect, a stream runs through Ebberston and flows into the River Derwent. There are plenty of activities in the village, such as horse-riding, a children's play area and a nine-hole golf course. If you like a little more thrill to your relaxation, Ebberston also has a quad-biking facility. In an area of such spectacular scenery there are, of course, a number of walks and cycle-paths to explore. Slightly further afield, you will find attractions such as Dalby Forest, Pickering and Scampston Walled Garden. Railway-enthusiasts will enjoy the famous North Yorkshire Steam Railway and families will enjoy the amenities offered by the seaside towns of Scarborough and Filey.
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beautiful character property in picturesque village with all a f
Left on 09/24/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | The Wallace Family
A lovely property full of character. The village is so pretty with local artisan bakery Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Great food and very friendly in local pub. Cottage has everything you need as a family. A real home from home
Superb 5 star accommodation
Left on 08/21/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Nj007
From arrival we were greated with a homemade cake and fresh flowers!
Property was perfect in every way.
Really struggle to find a downside, if anything it would be no off street parking.
Eric and Annie
Left on 01/14/2013 for a stay in November 2012 | Eric and Annie
St Mary's mission was a beautiful building to stay in and the wood burning stove soom heated up the house. If you enjoy cooking the kitchen is very well laid out and creates a sociable atmosphere in which to prepare a meal for your family. I would recommend this cottage for a great get away.
The Dunwell family
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
First Class accomodation
Left on 04/15/2010 for a stay in February 2010 | The Dunwell family
what a beautiful building. A lot of TLC has gone into
this restoration ensuring that it keeps all of its character and charm amongst modern fittings. the village of Ebberston is lovely and tranquil and it is ideal for all of the East Coast resorts as well as the moors and surrounding villages. The Kitchen and bathrooms are really high spec and have to be seen to be fully appreciated. All in all a great place to stay and we will definately be having a return visit. ps Laura (aged 5) thought that the bunkbeds were fantastic!!
Chris & Mary
An very good property in an excellent location for touring the M
Left on 12/19/2009 for a stay in November 2009 | Chris & Mary
The accomodation is cleverly designed and well appointed. Only down sides were general cleanliness on arrival and that in parts some finishing was still required. Otherwise a great location for touring the surrounding countryside, and for the local pub (there is only one)up on the main road (The Grape)where we were made to feel like locals as we took full advantage of the excellent food and ales! Will probably return in the future.
lovely location and property
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in May 2008 | EJ
This was a lovely cottage which had been restored to a really high standard. The village location and local park were great for our young children and it was within easy reach of the coast
Wonderful modern property in a quiet village
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | Mary
We were 6 adults staying for the Pickering War weekend and really enjoyed our stay at this very sympathetically converted Sunday School. The only reason it hasn't got 5 stars is the 3rd bedroom which is incredibly small. It does sleep 2 adults in bunk beds and has a wardrobe, but no room for anything else, and certainly not enough room for 2 people to get dressed at the same time!
We liked everything else about the property; it had plenty of room in the kitchen and living area for 6 adults. It has obviously only recently been converted and equiped, so everything is new and modern. We especially liked the wood burning stove!
Ebberston is a pleasant, quiet village, only about 15 minutes drive from Pickering, and close to lots of other places of interest in the area. We would certainly use this property again
A wonderful, character filled, retreat.
Left on 12/03/2009 for a stay in May 2008 | Sheila
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ebberston. A surprisingly spacious property, full of character with good quality fittings and well equipped kithen. We reported a couple of minor niggles that needed attention at end of our stay but nothing that spoiled our holiday and am convinced they would have been dealt with. The owners clearly love and take good care of the property.
We wanted somewhere the children could study for exams yet within easy reach of places to visit when they wanted a break. It was perfect! It was in a quiet village location yet within easy reach of shops for groceries and places to visit such as Scarborough and Flamingo Land. Due to the location a car is essential and although parking was on the road it was never a problem, even with two cars. We loved sitting in the deep window sills to read and the internet was a huge bonus. It took a while to sort out as the instructions weren't very clear but the owner was very helpful in getting us online.
Overall..... Brilliant! Would definitely recommend it and consider visiting again.
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