This luxurious cottage has a cosy wood burning stove in the lounge and 3 bedrooms all with free standing baths and en-suite facilities, the master bedroom has a four poster bed and 1 of the bedrooms is on the ground floor making Ruby's Retreat an ideal choice for those who have difficulty with stairs or for a romantic get away at any time of year.
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 village 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 2 storey cottage can be let together with Ethel’s Escape to sleep 12 people and comprises:
* Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area with solid oak dining table innovatively wrapper around one of the walls and under the feature staircase and wood burning stove.
* Double bedroom with King size bed, DVD player, free standing bath in the bedroom and en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
* First floor: Double bedroom with King size bed, DVD player, free standing bath and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.
* Double bedroom with King size bed, DVD player, free standing bath and en-suite shower room with 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.
Additional amenities include: wood burning stove yes, open fire/stove: wood burning stove, 5* cottages, yorkshire, garden or outdoor area, no. bathrooms: 3, romantic breaks, october half term availability, may half term availability, christmas and new year availability, bathrooms 3: 1, parking facilities: private parking, easter availability, february half term availability, sleeps 6, visit britain 5*, total number of beds for single sex groups ie double, twin, single, bunk: 3, pets no, larger cottages to sleep 7+, summer school holidays, bedrooms 3: 1, price bc3 from £605 pw, midweek & weekend short break, star grading: 5*, double beds: 3, no. bedrooms: 3, changeover friday....Read more
"ideal location for peace, but within easy reach of York city and"
Left on 05/16/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 16, 2013Stayed May 2013
Lovely place to stay in the most lovely location. Ruby's Retreat is just that - a retreat x However you can have it all, go to York day or night or go to Scarborough for old fanshioned family fun x Celebrated my partners 40th here after searching hours for the ideal location of a country base but with options for further exploring x The work that has gone into the holiday development is first class x We had home made biscuits, milk, wine, sweets and fresh flowers on arrival, with tea, coffee and sugar available x Loved the bedrooms the best, with maassive baths in the bedrooms and unique fittings placed everywhere. Also the free games room was an extra bonus that other places lack x The couch is the most amazing couch ever x Lovely owners who live on site but leave you to it with just enough level of service to ensure your needs are met x
Minimum stay and check-in day vary by time of the year.
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.
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RUBY'S RETREAT, Fangfoss, Nr York
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 6
Fangfoss, United Kingdom
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