Slingsby near Malton, North York Moors & Coast
A pretty, stone-built end-terraced cottage, in the picturesque village of Slingsby, close to Helmsley and Malton. This quaint, Grade II listed Slingsby cottage has been lovingly renovated to a high standard and is perfect for couples or small families wishing to explore the beautiful surrounding area. Small but perfectly formed, this Slingsby cottage is set over three floors, with two tasteful country-styled bedrooms, both beautifully decorated, with a luxurious canopied bed in the double room. Downstairs in this Slingsby cottage, the cosy characterful sitting room has a beamed ceiling, stripped pine doors and the original cast iron range with an open fire, lovely to sit and relax around on chilly evenings. The petite galley kitchen is set within the hall, with York stone flags, hand-built cupboards and beech worktops. Well equipped throughout, this Slingsby cottage provides a comfortable romantic retreat with a small, enclosed front garden with lawn, herbaceous borders and a corner summerhouse; an ideal spot for a morning cup of coffee as you watch village life. A short stroll brings you to the local inn, famous for good food, good company and excellent refreshments, whilst the village shop sells everyday necessities. Just 3 miles away is Castle Howard with an estate farm shop, tea room and garden centre. Also close by are Nunnington Hall and Hovingham village, whilst the historic market towns of Helmsley and Malton offer an array of shops, restaurants and pubs. With the scenic countryside of the Howardian Hills to enjoy and numerous attractions in the area to discover, as well as great walking and cycling, this Slingsby cottage provides an excellent base for a very enjoyable holiday.
Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x second floor twin (1 bed 8" shorter than standard). Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
Electric central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent, honesty box for extra logs. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed front garden with summerhouse and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk. Note: Restricted headroom in kitchen and bathroom.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Malton 6 miles; Helmsley 10 miles.
The delightful village of Slingsby lies in a wonderful location 6 miles from Malton and 10 miles from Helmsley. With pretty stone cottages lining the main street, the village offers a local inn serving gastro-pub food, and a village shop. Surrounded by the Howardian Hills, Slingsby is an ideal base for walkers, with a good network of public footpaths in the vicinity and beautiful countryside to explore. There are several historic market towns in the area, including Helmsley and Malton, both offering a good array of independent shops, tea rooms and cobbled market squares. With a wealth of attractions close by, including Castle Howard stately home (from Brideshead Revisited) and Nunnington Hall, both with wonderful gardens to explore, Slingsby is an excellent place to stay.