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The Thankful Forge

Catwick near Hornsea, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 940460)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • “A BEAUTIFUL DOG FRIENDLY HOME FROM HOME, TWIXT HORNSEA & BEVERLEY”

    This pretty cottage is welcoming, comfy, a beautiful home from home and eco friendly to boot. The owners have ensured you have everything you could possibly want in this tastefully decorated cottage. From the dishwasher, washing machine, smoothie maker, microwave and coffee machine with milk frother (please, don't go there! LOL!!) to name some of the larger equipment. To a corkscrew, salt, herbs sugar, dishwasher tablets, bleach, hand wash, dish cloth and loo rolls at the other end of the ...

    This pretty cottage is welcoming, comfy, a beautiful home from home and eco friendly to boot. The owners have ensured you have everything you could possibly want in this tastefully decorated cottage. From the dishwasher, washing machine, smoothie maker, microwave and coffee machine with milk frother (please, don't go there! LOL!!) to name some of the larger equipment. To a corkscrew, salt, herbs sugar, dishwasher tablets, bleach, hand wash, dish cloth and loo rolls at the other end of the scale. There are CD's, books, games, magazines and very nice wine glasses. You can either cuddle up in front of the wood burning fire or sit out in the beautiful garden (weather permitting - we were lucky) and enjoy using them...... the games that is!!! .......or the books!! The owners are delightful and a minefield of information about places to visit that aren't in the Guidebook. The cottage is ideally situated between Hornsea - 9mins and Beverley - 8mins, not forgetting that Hull, Brid, York, Whitby and Scarborough are only a short car ride away. To finish, we had a great time and stayed in a "BEAUTIFUL DOG FRIENDLY HOME FROM HOME, TWIXT HORNSEA & BEVERLEY and we are most 'THANKFUL' we found this little gem! This pretty cottage is welcoming, comfy, a beautiful home from home and eco friendly to boot. The owners have ensured you have everything you could possibly want in this tastefully decorated cottage. From the dishwasher, washing machine, smoothie maker, microwave and coffee machine with milk frother (please, don't go there! LOL!!) to name some of the larger equipment. To a corkscrew, salt, herbs sugar, dishwasher tablets, bleach, hand wash, dish cloth and loo rolls at the other end of the scale. There are CD's, books, games, magazines and very nice wine glasses. You can either cuddle up in front of the wood burning fire or sit out in the beautiful garden (weather permitting - we were lucky) and enjoy using them...... the games that is!!! .......or the books!! The owners are delightful and a minefield of information about places to visit that aren't in the Guidebook. The cottage is ideally situated between Hornsea - 9mins and Beverley - 8mins, not forgetting that Hull, Brid, York, Whitby and Scarborough are only a short car ride away. To finish, we had a great time and stayed in a "BEAUTIFUL DOG FRIENDLY HOME FROM HOME, TWIXT HORNSEA & BEVERLEY and we are most 'THANKFUL' we found this little gem!

    - Bizzybee33, June 2018
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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

The Thankful Forge is a beautifully restored characterful forge which was originally the thriving blacksmith's in the heart of the village of Catwick.

The cottage is attached to the owners' home and has a cosy open plan living space on the first floor with natural feature hard maple flooring taking advantage of the good views of the surrounding countryside and village.

The very flexible accommodation offers a twin bedroom on the first floor together with a sumptuous super king-size double on the ground floor which can be configured as a twin room.

Each bedroom has its very own shower room which will guarantee no queues in the morning!

The woodburning stove is a perfect addition whatever the season and is an addictive spot to put your feet up and relax after another great day exploring.

Outside is a lawned garden with a patio and furniture so you can enjoy your breakfast and take advantage of any good weather.

The Thankful Forge is well positioned for exploring the delightful county of East Yorkshire with its superb coastline offering majestic cliffs and sandy beaches.

The traditional seaside town of Hornsea is only six miles from 'The Forge' and is either the start or the end of the Trans Pennine Trail!

At 215 miles the route is an exciting and dramatic trail linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines, it is designed for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Hornsea Mere is Yorkshire's largest freshwater lake offering sailing, rowing, fishing and even motor boat trips; it is a great spot for twitchers!

Take a scenic drive within the rolling Yorkshire Wolds, a huge source of inspiration to the artist David Hockney.

The Wolds offer a sprinkling of pretty villages and of course the market town of Beverley with its beautiful market.

This is a lovely cottage in a fantastic location, guaranteed to offer something for everyone and is ideally located for the 2017 Hull city of culture.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, washing machine in ground floor shower room, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 11 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Note: There is a fenced pond at the bottom of the garden, young children should be supervised
  • Note: Sloping ceilings on first floor.

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About the location

CATWICK

Hornsea 5 miles; Beverley 8 miles; Hull 14 miles; Bridlington 16 miles.

The village of Catwick is a civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is approximately 8 miles from Beverley and 5 miles from Hornsea's town centre. Catwick is one of only a handful of villages in the UK with no war memorial as all who went to fight in the Great War were lucky enough to return home. Catwick is one of only 13 villages known as a 'Double Thankful' village as all who went to fight in the Second World War were also lucky enough to return home. Suzette, a working horse, also survived the Great War and returned home to graze on the luscious lawns of the nearby Rise Park, the family home of Captain Adrian Bethell. Nearby Beverley, with its 14th century cathedral sized minster is full of history and there are plenty of shops and restaurants to choose from - don't forget to enjoy a day out at Beverley Races! The Deep submarium in Hull, the fascinating city of York, the North York Moors and the East Coast seaside towns of Hornsea, Bridlington and Scarborough are all within an hour’s drive.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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