- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
A delightful, period, terraced property, quietly tucked away in a hidden corner, overlooking the village green and close to Thirsk town centre. Oozing charm and character, this Thirsk cottage is perfectly placed for enjoying all the amenities of this historic market town, yet within easy access to both the stunning scenery of the Dales and Moors. Built in the 1600s, this former rope maker's Thirsk cottage has been renovated to a high standard and provides stylish accommodation. With beamed ceilings throughout, this Thirsk cottage offers a comfortable sitting room with a warming woodburning stove, whilst the separate dining room boasts a feature fireplace and a picture bay window with views to the green. The country-style kitchen with a feature range cooker in this Thirsk cottage is well-equipped, whilst upstairs are three pretty bedrooms, two of which have feature fireplaces and one has the benefit of a modern en-suite. Outside, the small, enclosed rear garden is a delightful spot to sit and relax with a morning cup of coffee. A stone's throw from this Thirsk cottage brings you to the town centre, with a rich array of eateries, pubs and shops lining the market square. Be sure to visit the James Herriot museum and the nearby Kilburn White Horse chalk engraving on the hillside. A trip to York, Harrogate and Ripon will be rewarding, whilst the historical abbeys of Fountains, Rievaulx and Byland are all close by. With beautiful countryside to explore, this Thirsk cottage will enchant all guests.
Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room (seats 6). Sitting room (seats 6) with sofa bed and woodburning stove.
Gas central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 1 car, plus roadside parking. Enclosed garden with BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk, pub less than 1 min walk. Note: There are 2 steps down to the dining room.
Note: The garden is currently being landscaped and will be available to use from the end of May 2014.
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About the location
Ripon 11 miles; York 23 miles.
With the gateway to the North York Moors National Park to the east and Yorkshire Dales National Park to the west, the bustling town of Thirsk boasts a quaint market place, splendid Georgian buildings, a Norman church and excellent pubs, shops, restaurants, a cinema and a leisure centre. Visit the World of James Herriott Museum, dedicated to the life and works of the town’s own famous vet and author or explore the surrounding rolling countryside and Hambleton Hills, offering excellent walking opportunities. The cathedral city of York and the beautiful East Coast are within easy driving distance.