This 5* cottage has been lovingly renovated from the former stable and if rented alongside Ruby's Retreat can sleep 12 guests, with a cosy wood burning stove in the lounge and luxury four poster bed and feature bath in the master bedroom, it is sure to appeal to the discerning client.
Located at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds and only 10 miles south east of York, Fangfoss is an ideal base from which to take in the delights of Yorkshire, the historic city of York, shopping centres of Harrogate and Leeds and is within a short drive of the seaside towns of Scarborough and Whitby.
The working farm is located on the edge of the villag...e of Fangfoss and the local inn serving excellent food is within 200 yards. Fangfoss is a pretty village with church and gift shop and within 4 miles there are 2 golf courses. There is walking from the door over the farm and fells and the quiet country roads can be explored on one of the bikes available for guests use.
The cottages are part of Pear Tree Farm and have been lovingly converted from the old milking parlour, hay barn, stable, granary, milk dairy and calf rearing houses to provide luxurious accommodation retaining an abundance of original timbers and features which effortlessly combine with modern day luxuries including free standing baths in some of the bedrooms. The owners have paid amazing attention to detail to ensure your stay here is a myriad of surprises both on the inside and out.
Five luxurious cottages make up Bricknell Cottages, all named after the owners prize winning herd:- Roxy's Roost, Peach's Place, Clover Leaf Cottage, Ruby's Retreat and Ethel's Escape, they are all well equipped and have an abundance of original features and are either oil centrally heated or have ground source heat pumps, have electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and microwave. The lounges are all luxuriously furnished with plasma TV, DVD players and comfy sofas for relaxing in. All bedrooms have flat screen TV and luxury en-suites and some of the master bedrooms have double ended baths. The shared use of the games room has a range of games and is great for entertaining the children young and old and for socialising with other guests.
This former stable is now a spacious and lavish cottage for 6 which can be let on its own or with the adjoining Ruby’s Retreat to sleep a total of 12 guests and comprises:
* Farmhouse style dining/kitchen with a long table seating 12 combined with an open tread oak staircase.
* A solid oak stable partition rescued from the original building separates the lounge with wood burning stove.
* Master double bedroom with King size four poster bed, DVD player, free standing bath and en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
* Twin bedroom with zip and link beds and en-suite shower room.
* First floor: Double bedroom with King size bed, DVD player and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.
* All oil, electric, bed linen and towels provided.
* Cot and highchair available.
* Ample private parking.
* Wi-fi available.
* Each property has a garden with furniture and barbecue and have shared use of the games room with table tennis, air hockey, snooker/pool table and table football, bikes are available to borrow.
* A warm welcome awaits you from the resident owners Gerald and Ros.Read more
ETHEL'S ESCAPE, Fangfoss, Nr York Fangfoss, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
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All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
Left on 03/13/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | Mookie27
The initial booking and service was excellent and wheneverI haa question my reply was very prompt...
Ethel's Escape was a lovely property with plenty of room for our party of 5 adults. The beds were comfortable and the in room baths a little piece of luxury!
The property was very well equipped with everything we needed when cooking and dining in.
Left on 05/25/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | Armitage family
A very good rapport with the owners who had done everything possible to make us feel very welcome and at home in the luxurious cottages. Excellent local pub and park and quick access to York and the beautiful Wolds, and Castle Howard and coast all within easy driving distance.
Most liked features - the quality and location.
Only small problem was getting access to wi fi, which hopefully has been resolved now!
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