Lillieput Lodge

Melbourne, North York Moors and Coast (Ref. 18027)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A beautiful, modern annexe attached to the owner's property in the small village of Melbourne, 12 miles from York. Finished to a high standard, this Melbourne cottage is perfect for guests wishing to explore the largely undiscovered rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds yet stay within a few minutes' drive of the medieval city of York. The spacious and airy sitting room of this Melbourne cottage has a high pitched ceiling with exposed timbers, woodburning stove and French doors that open to the garden. The contemporary kitchen is beautifully appointed with granite worktops and a tiled floor. This Melbourne cottage offers two luxurious shower rooms with underfloor heating and walk-in showers, while the first floor bedroom offers fine views of the surrounding countryside. A pleasant 20 minute walk along the high street brings you to the local shop and pub that serves food whilst 4 minutes from this Melbourne cottage is the beautiful Pocklington Canal which is a haven for bird life and offers great opportunities to see barn owls and kingfishers. Enjoy a walk along the towpath to the market town of Pocklington with its tea rooms and variety of shops. From this Melbourne cottage, a visit to York is a must where you can discover the Jorvik Viking Centre, 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. This Melbourne cottage provides a good base all year round.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x ground floor twin. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, bidet and WC. Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, bidet and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area, woodburning stove and French doors to garden.

Amenities

Oil central heating with underfloor heating in both shower rooms and woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Small patio and lawned garden to rear and side with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

MELBOURNE

Pocklington 5.5 miles; Market Weighton 10 miles; York 12 miles.

The small linear village of Melbourne lies centrally placed in the Yorkshire Wolds, surrounded by the pretty market towns of Pocklington, Driffield and Market Weighton. This well kept village has a traditional village hall, with playing fields and a cricket club. It offers a pub, local shop and easy access to public footpaths. Close by, lies the Pocklington canal which is renowned by birdwatchers who regularly see a wide variety of birds including barn owls and kingfishers. The nearby market towns offer an excellent array of independent shops, tea rooms and restaurants. Well worth a visit is the Elvington Air Museum – the largest independent display of its type. The beautiful historic city of York is just 12 miles away to the north west and cannot be missed with its Jorvic Viking Centre, magnificent Minster and National Railway Museum.