Hobbits Hole

Ellerker near South Cave, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 916276)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Powell
    October 2016
    “The cottage is lovely, in a sweet ...”
    The cottage is lovely, in a sweet little village, near South Cave which has more pubs, shops and general amenities. The owner, Nicola couldn't have been more helpful and kind. It rained all week, but we either went out dressed for it or stayed in with the log burning stove's flames mesmerising! You have to be careful of the stairs, they are narrow with a sharp turn at the bottom and top. Our cat went with us and she also had a lovely time, watching people and the local riders go past on their ...


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

South Cave 1.7 miles.

A most charming, red brick period terraced cottage, in the small sleepy village of Ellerker, one mile from the larger village of South Cave in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

A characterful, well-presented South Cave cottage, this delightful property provides the perfect romantic retreat with easy access to York, the East Coast and glorious countryside.

Featuring an inviting sitting room with beams and a warming multi-fuel stove, this cottage near Beverley offers quality furnishings and tasteful styling, in keeping with the age of the property.

A small but well-equipped kitchen at your South Cave cottage leads off the sitting room and boasts a slate floor, granite worktops and a bespoke breakfast area.

Up the original, steep cottage stairs, there’s a double bedroom with pretty furnishings and an en-suite bathroom, ensuring that your stay at this Yorkshire Wolds cottage will be a restful, relaxing experience.

In Ellerker there is an excellent restaurant, but nearby South Cave has a good range of amenities, including local inns, shops and tea rooms.

There are many historic market towns in the area, including Market Weighton and Beverley, both well worth visiting, whilst the good road links take you to the traditional seaside town of Hornsea and to York, where you can discover the Jorvik Viking Centre, the National Railway Museum, York Minster, or simply enjoy a walk around the perimeter walls.

With excellent restaurants and theatres, coupled with fine retail therapy, this magnificent city appeals to everyone.

With the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Wolds close by, providing ample walking and cycling opportunities, this South Cave cottage provides a wonderful base at any time of the year.


One double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.


  • Electric central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Small courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: Property has steep, narrow stairs.

About the location


Market Weighton 7 miles; Beverley 9 miles; York 28 miles.

The bustling historic village of South Cave is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It lies approximately 13 miles to the west of Hull and has excellent road links to the east coast and the famous city of York. There are good amenities in the village, with a wide array of shops, pubs, restaurants, tea rooms, a Post Office and a bank, and a monthly farmers’ market held in the market square. Cave Castle is a central landmark, a gothic mansion house, which is now a hotel and the accompanying grounds form the local golf club. There are some pretty walks from the village centre, including the Yorkshire Wolds Way long distance trail, which passes to the east end of the village. The surrounding area is peppered with traditional market towns, including Beverley and Market Weighton, whilst the seaside town of Hornsea can be reached within an hour’s drive. South Cave provides a good base for exploring the countryside, the cities of Hull and York and the many attractions in the area.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas