“The only thing we didn't like was ...”The only thing we didn't like was the overall space. My wife is a bit disabled so we found it a bit cramped other wise the location was very good with easy access to York.The only thing we didn't like was the overall space. My wife is a bit disabled so we found it a bit cramped other wise the location was very good with easy access to York.
- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Broadband / WiFi
This attractive, bijou single-storey annexe is set next to the owner's home, in the pretty village of Elvington, within driving distance from the historic city of York.
Originally an old wash house to the main residence dating back to 1805, this Elvington cottage provides an excellent base for couples wanting to explore this lovely area, with glorious surrounding countryside and the many attractions in York.
With all ground floor accommodation, this cosy Elvington cottage has a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and an open plan living area with a kitchen and comfortable seating.
Tastefully furnished in a contemporary style, this Elvington cottage is cosy and inviting, a lovely holiday home to come back to after a busy day out.
The village itself has a store and local inn, whilst along the road are open fields and grassland.
Four miles from this Elvington cottage is the Grimston Bar Park and Ride which takes you into the centre of York.
From the medieval walls, the impressive York Minster and Elizabethan architecture to the famous Shambles, guests will be delighted with this beautiful city.
A must is a visit to the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum, whilst the wide array of restaurants, cafes and pubs will keep you spoilt for choice, and for a special treat, be sure to visit Bettys tea rooms!
Near to this Elvington cottage are the Yorkshire Air Museum and the Lower Derwent Valley National Nature Reserve, whilst Burnby Hall Gardens lie near to the market town of Pocklington.
There are excellent road links from this Elvington cottage, allowing you easy access to discover North Yorkshire's beautiful countryside and venture to the east coast seaside resorts.
A perfect base for a varied and interesting holiday.
All ground floor. One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
- Gas central heating
- Combination oven/microwave, electric hob, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Roadside parking available 15 yards from cottage
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 1 min walk
- Note: No children, inc. infants
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About the location
York 7 miles
The attractive village of Elvington lies just 7 miles from the centre of the city of York. Surrounded by open fields and countryside, this popular village has an excellent store and local pub, adjacent to the village hall which houses local activities. This friendly village has a good community feel and hosts various annual exhibitions. Close to the village is the Elvington Air Museum, well worth a visit, where there is an annual air show, including the Red Arrows and other famous aircraft. Just four miles from Elvington is the Grimston Bar park and ride, that takes you into the beautiful walled city of York with its numerous attractions, including its majestic Minster, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. From Elvington there are good road links to both the coast, the Yorkshire Wolds and the North York Moors National Park, enabling it to provide an excellent touring base in a lovely part of the country.
Note: This property is unsuitable for children, including infants.
Note: Up until 8th July 2016, this property accepts one well-behaved pet. From 8th July 2016, the property is pet-free.
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute