This charming, sixteenth century thatched cottage includes two sitting rooms, two comfy bedrooms â one double and one twin, with limited head-room - and a stone flagged terrace. This 16th century thatched cottage in the picturesque rural village of Harome is a lovely example of such a property. Three miles from the market town of Helmsley, this wonderful little house is a welcoming example of a traditional Yorkshire cottage. With plenty of period character in the low beamed ceilings and doorways, the property has been well furnished so that the cottage only offers the highest quality accommodation. Close to Helmsley, York and Scarboroug...h, the cottage is well placed for anyone looking to explore the beautiful region of North Yorkshire.
Amenities: LPG central heating. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine & tumble dryer (in shared outside laundry room), TV with Freeview, iPod dock, DVD, radio/CD. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Terrace & large, raised garden to rear, with furniture. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 3 mins walk. Note: Infants & children under 8 are not accepted. Note: There are very steep stairs & very low doorways in this quirky cottage.
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: Located on the southern edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, the pretty little village of Harome make an idyllic place for a holiday. The duck-filled village pond is the heart of the settlement, and surrounding it are a lovely collection of old stone cottages and two excellent inns - one of which sells local produce. Close by is the prestigious market town of Helmsley with a traditional market square. Packed full of hotels, shops and tea-rooms, Helmsley has its own twelfth century castle whilst English Heritage's Rievaulx Abbey is also close by. Not only is this region full of historic properties, it is also an excellent walking area with dramatic moors to explore and hidden dales and villages to discover. Both the region's capital, York, and the famous seaside town of Scarborough are just an hour's drive away.
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