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Whitby 10 miles; Pickering 21 miles.
A peaceful village on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, Glaisdale is set amongst beautiful countryside in the heart of the Esk Valley. The village itself has a post office in the general store, an excellent butcher (famed for his pork pies) and one hotel/pub, with restaurant. Further afield, Whitby and the coast are just 10 miles away whilst the quaint moorland villages of Hutton-le-Hole, Lastingham and Thornton Dale and the market town of Pickering are all within easy touring distance. The terminus of the North York Moors Railway is at nearby Grosmont inviting you to take a steam railway ride back in history through beautiful moorland scenery.
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A superb, Edwardian semi-detached property set in the centre of the pretty village of Glaisdale, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. Beautifully renovated to a high standard, this homely Glaisdale cottage offers excellent accommodation over three floors. Retaining many original features, this Glaisdale cottage is bursting with character and charm with ornate cornices, stripped wooden floors and cast iron fireplaces. The snug sitting room has oak panelled walls and ceiling and a cosy woodburning stove, perfect for relaxing in front of, whilst the spacious bedrooms in this Glaisdale cottage are bright and cheerful. The large kitchen in this Glaisdale cottage has oak beams and exposed brickwork and provides a lovely space to sit and chat around the kitchen table, whilst admiring the far-reaching rural views over the open countryside. Outside, a large pretty garden and orchard completes this idyllic Glaisdale cottage, making this a perfect setting for alfresco dining. A five minute walk brings you to the local shop and renowned butchers, whilst the popular local inn serves lovely food. The surrounding area is a haven for walkers, with a network of public footpaths, whilst the many coastal and inland villages are a delight to explore. Enjoy a trip back in time on the North York Moors Steam Railway at Grosmont. With the seaside town of Whitby close by, with its famous Abbey, quaint streets and picturesque harbour, this Glaisdale cottage has something for all the family.
Over three floors. Five bedrooms: 2 x king-size double, 1 x second floor double, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x second floor single. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room (seats 6) with woodburning stove. Second sitting room (seats 4).
Full oil central heating with additional heating from woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, additional fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, PlayStation 2, broadband. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Additional roadside parking. Bike storage. Enclosed, lawned garden with orchard, patio, furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk. Pub 1 mile. Note: There are 4 steps down to the garden.
Previous visitors' comments about Hollytree House:
Lovely house, equipped with everything you needed, in a lovely location. The owner was really friendly and welcoming. We had great family holiday.
Mr Gagg, Bolton, September 2012
House was fantastic, so much space and brilliant location.
Miss Kennedy, Milton Keynes, May 2012