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Providence Cottage

(Ref. 961987)

Easingwold, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a wonderful week at Providence Cottage, the beds were comfortable, showers beautiful and hot, it was clean and had everything we needed."

    The location was perfect to explore the dales, moors and coast. Such a peaceful place and we loved our visits from Boris the cat and the little hen. We would highly recommend Providence Cottage, thank you for a lovely stay xx

    Reviewed by Sally5.0May 2024

  • "Absolutely superb cottage, safe and secure and every convenience you need."

    Fantastic equipped kitchen., Garden was so quiet and peaceful. Cottage is within easy reach of so much to do .The owners were available if needed but left us to have a relaxing time.Beds were very comfy with feather duvets, so cosy . Each bedroom has an on suite,the showers were a little to hot, children must be supervised. we will undoubtedly be booking again

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we’re so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely bungalow in a good location."

    We met the gentleman who owned the property, who said if there was anything he could do for us just ask. He even offered us a lift to the local restaurant. The instructions for the house, said how to turn the heating on, just by a thermostat. The heating was obviously turned off, and there was no way we could over ride it. There was a note in the houses book stating someone else had the same problem! Such a shame. Otherwise a lovely stay. We should have to ask to turn it on!

    I’m really sorry that you had a problem with the heating on arrival, as we explained at the time, following a summer where the heating just hadn’t been used for 6 months the boiler had gone to “sleep mode” a quick press of the reset button and the boiler was up and running. We’re glad that you enjoyed your stay, your feedback is greatly appreciated and we welcome you back anytime you’re looking for a North Yorkshire escape. Kind regards and best wishes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony4.4Sep 2023

  • "Very comfortable, spotlessly clean cottage in a lovely peaceful location, ideally situated for York, Harrogate, Thirsk and the coast."

    Welcoming, friendly owners on hand should you need anything but otherwise leave you to enjoy your holiday. Highly recommended.

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we’re so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Trudy5.0Sep 2023

  • "Stunning cottage in a lovely setting and peaceful location, yet handy for York and fishing and art pursuits."

    Even a lovely welcome pack of groceries, which was a very nice touch

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we’re so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2023

  • "This was the best holiday cottage that we have experienced - and our previous cottages with Sykes have been outstanding !"

    Superb accommodation, beautiful grounds and welcoming and helpful hosts . We lacked for nothing and hope to return in the autumn . I wholeheartedly and without reservation can recommend Providence Cottage . Sarah Dawn Parri-Sawdon.

    Reviewed by Sarah Dawn5.0Jun 2023

  • "Wonderful holiday beautiful cottage everything and more we ever expected WE LOVE IT staff and peers lovely"

    Reviewed by Ann5.0May 2023

  • "Very friendly people and great accommodation."

    Tasty welcome basket on arrival.

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2023

  • "The cottage was clean and comfortable."

    Outside furniture and garden is lovely apart from the smell of the oil central heating tank. Details suggest king size bed unless you request twin but on arrival it was twin - not a problem for us. Very convenient for Easingwold which is a lovely village with fantastic coffee shops and a local market. Owners friendly dog likes to visit and very close to the horses stables and plenty of parking.

    Reviewed by Janet3.8Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous cottage, had everything you’d possibly need, comfortable and warm in a fantastic picturesque setting and also very close to local amenities with some fantastic cafes, shops and restaurants."

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2022

  • "Very nice property."

    Lovely views from the lounge. It's a quiet, private location with ample parking space. We'll maintained and clean.

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Oct 2022

  • "The cottage was perfect and the garden was fabulous."

    We couldn't fault anything about this beautiful home.

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Very well equipped. Very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay very much. The owners have thought of everything. A home from home. Great welcome pack - we visited the bakers shop to take home some treats!

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jul 2022

  • "Fabulous holiday home!"

    Everything that you could want for cooking, baking and barbecue! Lovely village nearby. Well situated for seeing the area. Welcome basket was really nice. Way nicer than appeared on the website. Welcoming hosts. We would definitely consider coming back again

    Reviewed by Noel4.7Jul 2022

  • "The cottage is in a beautiful rural setting with large garden, close to the property owner's stables."

    It is furnished and equipped to a very high standard. The welcome basket was lovely and greatly appreciated. The hosts are very warm, friendly and welcoming. We had a very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage and really enjoyed our stay."

    The kids liked waking up each morning to see the horses. My mum and dad enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren and there was plenty of space for us all. Very clean, a kitchen with everything we needed. One suggestion (don't publish this) is to try and turn the hot water temperature down a bit on the tank if you can as it was very very hot. Thank you for a very enjoyable stay. Adam and family

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a great weekend at Providence Cottage, it was very clean and in beautiful surroundings."

    The welcome basket was a lovely touch. The cottage is very well laid out and the underfloor heating was brilliant in the cold January weather. The hosts were so friendly as was Margo the dog who came to say hi! Would definitely like to stay again in the future.

    Reviewed by Talullah5.0Jan 2022

  • "House was lovely, modern with excellent facilities, particularly the en-suites."

    Kitchen was well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, cooker and microwave. Slightly hard to find in the dark at this time of year as there did not appear to be a sign at the end of the drive as was suggested in the instructions. However, it is within easy driving distance of local amenities and places of interest including York, Thirsk, Harrogate, Castle Howard, Byland and Rievaulx abbies. The welcome hamper was lovely but provision of things like dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid would also have been beneficial.

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Nov 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a stunning location."

    It has been refurbished to a high standard and has everything you need for a comfortable holiday. The owners have horses, dogs and a cat -which add to the experience. We will definitely return

    Reviewed by Murray5.0Oct 2021

  • "Beautiful part of the world."

    Quiet peaceful cottage. Extremely comfortable, with everything you need for your week away.A very welcoming hamper was awaiting us, much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Phyllis Lrene5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely stay at Providence Cottage."

    Extremely comfortable, clean, spacious and well equipped cottage ideally located as a base to explore the beautiful and varied villages, whilst also only a 20 minute drive into the centre of York. We recommend a trip to Helmsley which was our favourite. The grounds are amazing and if you’re lucky to have good weather you can sit out in complete peace - except for the occasional visit from Marlow the very friendly pup. Future guests should note that one of the bedrooms is a twin (the advert suggests 3 doubles). It wasn’t a problem for us but please do bear in mind. Thanks for a great stay.

    Reviewed by James4.7Aug 2021

  • "Various email messages to Sykes and owners."

    Reviewed by Martin4.4Oct 2020

  • "Our holiday was great ,cottage beautiful the owners made you feel more than welcome so helpful ."

    Only problem the directions were not good gives you the wrong turn off do not follow sat-nav . would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Sep 2020

  • "The hosts and owners of this property were incredibly hospitable, friendly and helpful."

    They left us to our own devices despite being within the grounds of their home which we appreciated. We loved the added perk of seeing their horses running around the field and of course meeting their friendly dogs Margot and Poppy, it really added to the experience at providence cottage. We cannot wait to return.

    Reviewed by Kora4.4Sep 2020

  • "The outdoor space was fantastic - just what was needed after kids spent 6 months couped up at home."

    . The owners were lovely and allowed the children to play on their tree house and their dogs kept my daughter entertained for hours whilst she played outside. The hammock was a nice surprise too, great for relaxing and watching the sunset. The cottage itself is finished to a great standard and felt really homely, plenty of storage space in all bedrooms and the kitchen was well equipped The location is great, only a short drive to York (or the park and ride) and there is a nice walk into Easingwold, which took about 40 minutes. Would definitely book this cottage again if returning to the area

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2020

  • "Beautiful accommodation in a lovely setting."

    Our hosts were friendly and accommodating. Couldn’t praise it enough.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jul 2020

  • "You need to change the written detail about the cottage, there is no games room at the property."

    As we did ask the owner She said someone else had also asked about this, & she didn’t know why it was written. This was not a problem to us, but it might bother some guests. Other than the above the cottage had everything you might need.

    Reviewed by Fiona4.7Mar 2020

  • "Another lovely stay."

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Feb 2020

  • "The holiday itself was excellent."

    The property itself was very comfortable, met our location needs and was of a good standard of cleanliness despite a few large cobwebs around the lounge ceiling. The property may benefit from a little more crockery, cutlery, hand towels and tea towels. The cutlery basket in the dishwasher suffered from holes and will need replacing. Despite these minor comments, the cottage itself was fantastic, convenient to the explore the North Yorkshire sites and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. However, because of Sykes Cottages cancellation policy whereby we had to cancel our first booking 11 months prior to our reservation date and lost a portion of our deposit, we will not be using Sykes Cottages for our family get together in the future.

    Reviewed by Gordon4.4Dec 2019

  • "I have booked with Sykes twice this year and found the whole experience ..."

    i have booked with Sykes twice this year and found the whole experience superb As for Providence cottage it was amazing , well appointed, private , just what we wanted for a weekend away with friends , hoping to go back in the summer 2020 Thanks

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Nov 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage located in fabulous setting."

    Quiet, relaxing and ideal for a complete unwind from the hustle and bustle of the daily grind. Welcoming hosts, super welcoming hamper and ample space for 6 adults to enjoy. The view is therapeutic and the gardens a delight. Definitely be coming back for more in 2020.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Nov 2019

  • "Instruction book for heating wifi recycling directions to walk to pub supposedly 20 mins away?"

    Welcome pack unexpected but much appreciated.Beautifully clean and well presented.

    Reviewed by James5.0Sep 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage with a lovely outlook."

    Quiet secure spot . Cottage has everything you need and we had a great welcome pack on arrival

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Sep 2019

  • "A stunning and calming cottage with a massive garden."

    All 3 generations loved it. Our favourite family day out was to Stockeld Park. We also loved a couple of relaxing days staying at the cottage during the heatwave where the owners provided the kids with a paddling pool. Fantastic!

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Jul 2019

  • "Lovely welcome from the owners who were very friendly and helpful."

    Beautiful welcome package. Stunning views. The cottage was absolutely faultless and very, very clean. Cute dogs, lovely horses. Will definitely be back. Next October! Easingwold and surrounding areas are out of this world. Thank you for the lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jul 2019

  • "Providence Cottage was excellent for what we needed."

    We were a party of 3, including my parents both in their eighties. My Dad has mobility issues so this cottage which is all on one level met his needs and I would recommend it for anyone in those circumstances (not wheelchair however). A couple of suggestions, the sofas in the living room were very comfortable however not ideal for someone older as they are more difficult to get out of. There is a good chair in the kitchen but this was too heavy to move. The owners were only next door but a book for the house would be useful - bin day, what to put in each bin, the usual stuff. The dishwasher wasn't working which was fine, these things happen but a note would have been good. Other than that this is a really great base for the area. Close to the lovely market town of Easingwold with its cafes and shops, the Howardian Hills and beyond. I would definitely recommend it. I'm happy for you to use the positives of this feedback - the other is an observation not a grumble. Please don't publish full name or email address.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Jun 2019

  • "Excellent location for exploring next to the A."

    19, but no noise of traffic at all. The accommodation was to a very high standard - still feeling all very new. Large safe garden for children with pleasant aspect over the stables and ménage. Would definitely stay again if in the area.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely cottage which was perfect for our annual "cousins" break."

    Well located, great owners nearby and very well presented.

    Reviewed by D5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage is in a rural location with a large garden leading to views over open countryside and well clear of the A19."

    The accommodation is of an extremely high standard being spacious with quality furnishing and fittings. A pleasing welcome pack is included and the owners are friendly and accessible should the need arise.

    Reviewed by Maurice5.0Mar 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay at providence cottage."

    It was clean, warm, super comfortable and the owners were very friendly and helpful. It was a good base for exploring North Yorkshire and York. Would certainly return. An excellent holiday.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Feb 2019

  • "This is a really lovely cottage."

    .. in a great place for sightseeing in the York area. Beautifully decorated, comfortable and everything we needed. Great stay - thank you!

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Nov 2018

  • "A wonderful property, so bright, clean and comfortable."

    Very friendly and helpful owners. Loved our relaxing stay

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Nov 2018

  • "Beautifully presented cottage, WiFi included."

    Excellent welcome pack and friendly owners.

    Reviewed by David4.7Oct 2018

  • "It was a super place to stay, overwhelmed by it all, the family were lovely and ..."

    It was a super place to stay, overwhelmed by it all, the family were lovely and their set up is just like “ Escape to the country “

    Reviewed by Joan4.7Sep 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, position, views and owners greetings"

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Sep 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, lovely owners, lovely children, lovely dog, lovely horses, lovely area to visit."

    Reviewed by Norma4.7Sep 2018

  • "The cottage was far more than we expected such pleasant surroundings and owners ..."

    The cottage was far more than we expected such pleasant surroundings and owners to match simon and caroline made us so welcome we felt more like old friends rather than guests definitely on our return to holiday destination

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Aug 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage in a very peaceful setting, yet close enough to lots of places to visit."

    Very friendly but not intrusive owners who made the holiday even more relaxing, wish we could have stayed another week, definetly go back there.

    Reviewed by Lynda4.4Jul 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x Twin Room (zip/link can be double on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double with en-suite bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Open-plan living room with dining area and sitting area
  • Electric underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV in lounge plus TV in each bedroom with Freeview, WiFi
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 6 cars
  • Enclosed garden with furniture
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles and pub 30 mins walk
  • Property all on ground floor, stairs showing in photo lead to storage area in eaves only
  • Please note: In the kitchen, there is a locked door which leads to a home office belonging to the property owner, which at some future date will be added to the cottage as further accommodation.There is also a door to a rear courtyard which can be used as quick access to the kitchen

The property

A stunning ground floor cottage on the outskirts of the historic market town of Easingwold.

Furnished to a luxurious standard, the property comprises three beautifully presented double bedrooms with en-suite facilities allowing you to relax with the flow of the surrounding peaceful landscaped exterior.

Head into the spacious lounge area adjoining the dining area, which emanates first-rate quality with a sleek finish.

Why not enjoy a delicious meal together at the table or recline on the sofa, throw open the patio doors and captivate the calm, serene outdoors oozing its way in?

The well-equipped kitchen sits comfortably showcasing a deluxe composition of units and modern appliances in a classic neutral shade, optimising the neatly packed space.

The cottage includes the extra touches that will make your stay all that more relaxing with underfloor heating and a deep bath to soak away life's troubles.

Admire the high vaulted ceilings and exposed beams adding character to the place, the unique fixtures and household accessories bring the home to life.

Outside you will find a spacious private garden where you can dine alfresco or simply enjoy drinks in the lovely, tranquil surroundings.

Nearby Easingwold boasts an excellent choice of pubs, restaurants and cafes and the cottage is perfectly situated for visiting the North York Moors.

Explore the beautiful coast or travel into the majestic city centre of York for some memorable days out.

There are many picturesque villages close by, providing excellent cycling opportunities.

This superb holiday let is perfect for you and your loved ones any time of the year.

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About the location


York 13 miles.

This small, historic market town lies within the Vale of York between the City and the Hambleton Hills, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Picturesque and peaceful, it is a perfect introduction to Herriot Country. The town's centre boasts a large market square surrounded by splendid Georgian buildings. There are pretty village greens with flowers and seats, and a good selection of shops, pubs and cafes. There is also an excellent community centre with a newly built fitness suite. Close by are many picturesque, well-kept villages and quiet lanes making it ideal for cycling. York, Ripon, Harrogate and Knaresborough and Yorkshire’s old famous abbey sites are all within easy reach. The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors and Coast are also within easy touring distance.