Keeper's Cottage,is a very cosy & comfortable cottage of character for 2 to 4 people in Gillamoor - an unspoiled North York Moors National Park working farm village.
The cottage is set in 2 acres of grounds with 2 paddocks and an orchard and also has a private garden with outdoor seating & BBQ.
There are wide views across our own paddock to the Howardian Hills in the distance. Yet we are right in the village centre, overlooking the village green and only 50yds from the Royal Oak, our quiet country pub & restaurant serving excellent food wine & beers.
Although perched on the edge of the North York Moors, Gillamoor has easy access to Kirkbymoorside (3 miles), Pickering (10 Miles) & Helmsley (8 miles) where there are a variety of food shops and supermarkets for general provisions. Helpful owners live next door.
The North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Heritage Coast (Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay) form the regional setting for Keeper's Cottage.
In season, Farndale's show of daffodils and The Moors' cover of heather are irresistible attractions for visitors from the four corners of the world.
This is walking and cycling country which is difficult to better anywhere in Britain. Historic York is within an easy hours drive and closer, you will find a host of picturesque market towns and tourist attractions to visit.
Keepers Cottage is a conversion of the former stable and barn, completed in 1985, retaining many original features of exposed stonework & beams.
The cottage is furnished & equipped to a high standard. We are inspected annually by the English Tourist Council under their Quality Assurance Scheme and this year (2012) hold their 4 star rating - visitors may book with complete confidence.
There is off-road parking for two cars right outside the cottage door & all rooms are on the ground floor.
++ Lounge with wood-burner.- Large and comfortable lounge/dining room . South facing sunny aspect, with door to conservatory. Flatscreen TV. Excellent digital reception of Freeview TV and radio channels. DVD player. Sony stereo music centre (tuner, CD player and cassette player), free Wi-Fi connection. Central heating and wood-burner.
++ Kitchen - South facing sunny aspect. Very well equipped. Light oak units. Full size oven with electric hob & grill. Automatic washing machine. Microwave. Fridge & freezer. Central heating.
++ Double Bedroom - No stairs. South facing sunny aspect. King size divan bed. Generous wardrobe and drawer space for two people. Hair drier. Central heating.
++ Twin Bedroom - No stairs. All bed linen & towels are included in rental. Well lit by two windows. Wardrobe and drawer space for two people. Central heating.
++ Bathroom - WC , wash-basin & full size bath. Spacious walk-in shower with Mira Excel mixer providing luxury showering at mains water pressure. Electric shaver point. Central heating.
++ Entrance Hall.
++ Pantry storeroom.
++ Conservatory. Features
** Electricity, oil central heating & unlimited fuel for the wood-burning stove is included.
** Bed linen and all towels included.
** Travel cot and high chair available free of charge on request.
** Secure inside cycle storage.
** Free broadband wi-fi connection.
** Welcome tray of tea, coffee & biscuits on arrival.
** Regretfully, we are unable to take pets and smoking in the cottage is not allowed