Mere Park House

Fridaythorpe near Driffield, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 927620)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • Mr Johnstone
    October 2016
    “We have just returned from enjoying ...”
    We have just returned from enjoying a weeks stay at Mere Park House. From the moment we walked it, it felt like home, but better!! The house was well equipped with everything that we needed. Attention to detail could not have been more exact. We relaxed, took advantage of the selection of board games, available and enjoyed the quite location. We left feeling rested and would be very happy to return.
    We have just returned from enjoying a weeks stay at Mere Park House. From the moment we walked it, it felt like home, but better!! The house was well equipped with everything that we needed. Attention to detail could not have been more exact. We relaxed, took advantage of the selection of board games, available and enjoyed the quite location. We left feeling rested and would be very happy to return.

Features

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

The property

A spacious, detached property, with lovely views, overlooking the village mere and green, in the quiet rural village of Fridaythorpe.

Ideally situated on the wolds, between the historic city of York and the lovely east coast.

A short drive takes you to the stately homes of Castle Howard, Sledmere House, Burton Agnes Hall and Sewerby Hall and Gardens, as well as other tourist attractions.

Immaculately-presented, this delightful cottage provides an excellent holiday home for families to get together and explore this undiscovered hidden corner of Yorkshire.

With spacious rooms throughout, the property is traditionally furnished to a high standard, with a lovely homely feel.

The comfortable sitting room has a roaring open fire to relax around in the cooler evenings, while the contemporary kitchen is well-equipped, and has views over the rear walled garden.

There is a family dining room, perfect for enjoying meals together and the four bedrooms are tastefully styled, the two doubles with en-suites and all with quality linens, ensuring a good night's sleep.

The sheltered, sunny garden is the perfect spot to sit with a morning coffee and plan the day before heading off for your day's exploration.

The immediate area is peppered with historic market towns, including Malton, Beverley and Driffield, which all offer a weekly market, a variety of pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.

A half hour drive brings you to the magnificent city of York, with its famous Minster, the Jorvik Viking Museum and National Railway Museum.

Enjoy a little retail therapy, or simply take a pleasurable trip down the River Ouse on a sightseeing tour.

The rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds are on your doorstep, with the Wolds Way National Trail winding through the village.

The rugged coastline includes Flamborough Head, with its high chalk cliffs and the RSPB reserve at nearby Bempton, which is well worth a visit.

A beautiful property ideally located for a wonderful family holiday.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC and heated towel rail. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room. Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and petrol station 5 mins walk, pub 2 miles.

About the location

FRIDAYTHORPE

Driffield 9 miles; York 19 miles

Fridaythorpe is a small rural village in the heart of the rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds. Clusters of properties hug the margins of the pretty village mere and traditional vilage green, while the village shop and petrol station provides daily necessities. Fridaythorpe is the highest village in the Yorkshire Wolds and is surrounded by the historic market towns of Driffield, Pocklington, Malton and Beverley. It is a good walking area, with a network of public footpaths, including the Wolds Way national long distance trail running through the centre of the village. Fridaythorpe provides a good base for exploring the dramatic coastline, the undulating countryside and within a half hours drive to the wonderful City of York.

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