Close House Cottage

Oulston near Easingwold, North York Moors and Coast (Ref. 13784)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

Easingwold 3 miles. An attractive York-brick annexe adjoining the owners' farmhouse in a small hamlet near the village of Oulston, just three miles from the Georgian market town of Easingwold. Offering comfortable accommodation, this cottage is ideal for couples wanting to explore the stunning scenery of the Howardian Hills near the Vale of York. Light and spacious throughout, the cottage has an L-shaped cosy living room with dining area leading through to a modern, well-equipped kitchen. Upstairs is a large bathroom and a pretty, country-styled bedroom with glorious views over open countryside. Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cottage offers superb walking opportunities with a wide network of public footpaths. The elegant Georgian town of Easingwold has a wide cobbled market square lined with an array of quality shops, cafes and traditional inns offering fine dining. Visit the nearby city of York and tour the National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and the spectacular Minster and be sure to walk the medieval city walls for a unique view of this wonderful city. With the pretty country towns of Helmsley, Thirsk and Hovingham close by and attractions such as Rievaulx Abbey and Castle Howard to enjoy, this lovely cottage is a splendid base for a relaxing holiday.


One king-size double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric stove.


Oil central heating with panel heater and electric stove. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, use of tumble dryer on request, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, radio/CD, iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed side patio and gravel garden with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Guest Reviews


    • “The Cottage was beautiful, immaculate and close to many local attractions and lovely walks. The gardens were gorgeous and our host was very welcoming and attentive to any queries we had. I would certainly recommend this Cottage to anyone wanting a lovely holiday setting in North Yorkshire.”

    Mrs Fraley, Edinburgh, September 2015

    • “We could not fault the cottage, it was far better than we expected.”

    Mr Duncan, Torquay, June 2014

    • “I liked the quiet secluded position of the property. Very accomodating.”

    Mrs Lambie, Sidmouth, April 2014

    • “The location of the cottage was superb and the cottage itself was excellent, warm, comfortable, very well presented and equipped. The owners were on hand if assistance was needed, but not intrusive. Car parking was on site, safe and secure.”

    Ms Paul, Aberdare, March 2014

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About the location


York 13 miles.

This small, historic market town lies within the Vale of York between the City and the Hambleton Hills, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Picturesque and peaceful, it is a perfect introduction to Herriot Country. The town's centre boasts a large market square surrounded by splendid Georgian buildings. There are pretty village greens with flowers and seats, and a good selection of shops, pubs and cafes. There is also an excellent community centre with a newly built fitness suite. Close by are many picturesque, well-kept villages and quiet lanes making it ideal for cycling. York, Ripon, Harrogate and Knaresborough and Yorkshire’s old famous abbey sites are all within easy reach. The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors and Coast are also within easy touring distance.