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Archway House

Nawton near Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 924810)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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35 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Swainson

    “Communication from the owner was excellent.”

    Welcome pack of wine, milk tea and coffee was very appreciated. Well equipped for our needs.

    Welcome pack of wine, milk tea and coffee was very appreciated. Well equipped for our needs.

    - Mr Swainson, October 2020

The property

This charming end-terrace cottage is quietly tucked away in the small village of Nawton, midway between the pretty market towns of Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside.

With spacious rooms, the property is perfect for families wishing to explore the stunning scenery of the North York Moors, with easy access to the seaside towns of the East Coast.

The entrance is through the archway and stable door, into the modern kitchen with twin aspect windows throwing in plenty of light.

The generous-sized, traditional sitting room is comfortably furnished, with a dining table to one end, a cosy gas fire and French doors opening onto the pleasant rear garden.

Upstairs are three attractive bedrooms, one with a romantic four-poster bed, along with the family bathroom, while there is an additional shower room on the ground floor, allowing lots of flexibility.

Outside the cottage, the tranquil and private garden enables guests to relax in the sunshine and enjoy a morning coffee on the decked patio, with lovely, rural views.

A gentle stroll brings you to the local pub, the fish and chip shop and an excellent Indian restaurant, while nearby Helmsley is an absolute delight with quaint tea rooms, restaurants, speciality shops and a small beck running through.

In the summer months, the hanging baskets that adorn the stone buildings are spectacular and a real tribute to the town.

With a 12th century castle, Duncombe Park with its walled garden and beautiful walks, it provides an excellent day out.

The lively market town of Pickering lies ten miles east of Nawton and offers twice-weekly markets along the main street, along with museums, a trout fishing lake and the terminus of the North York Moors Steam Railway.

This wonderful nostalgic trip takes you through the heather-clad moors to Grosmont and Whitby.

With many attractions to enjoy in the area, this cottage provides the perfect base.

Note: This cottage adjoins Ref. 924570, together they can sleep 9.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x four poster king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Roadside parking outside on first come, first served basis
  • Bike storage
  • Private enclosed garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Farm shop 8 mins walk, pub 5 mins walk.

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About the location


Helmsley 3 miles; Kirkbymoorside 3 miles.

The small, pretty village of Nawton lies three miles from the historic market and castle towns of Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside. The main village street is lined with stone built cottages, and has an excellent pub serving food, a fish and chip shop and a pub converted into an Indian restaurant. Surrounded by the stunning countryside of the North York Moors, it is ideally situated for great walking opportunities. Nearby, picturesque Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside are a delight to explore, with quaint tea rooms, individual shops, galleries and good restaurants. The market town of Pickering, ten miles away, is well worth a visit with the North York Moors Steam Railway and Pickering Castle. There are a wealth of places to visit in the area including the stately homes and gardens of Castle Howard and Duncombe House & Park, Rievaulx Abbey, Nunnington Hall and the historic City of York with its famous minster, viking dig and city walls. The East Coast seaside resorts of Whitby and Scarborough are within easy reach and offer good, sandy beaches, donkey rides and famous fish and chips!

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