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Cow Byre

Malton, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 943576)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a fabulous property situate in a wonderful location."

    The accomodation was first class extremely well furnished and equipped with everything provided to enable you to maximise the enjoyment of your holiday. Cannot praise this property enough it is a real credit to the owners.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2022

  • "The Cow Byre is a stunning , peaceful retreat."

    Our hosts were welcoming, friendly and kind with many thoughtful touches on arrival. The accommodation is spacious, well equipped and beautifully appointed. All in all really lovely. Unfortunately we had to leave earlier than planned but thank-you to our generous and understanding hosts. I can fully recommend a stay at the Cow Byre and hope to return again one day

    Thank you so much for your kind words, we enjoyed having you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JudithJun 2022

  • "What an amazing place!"

    Certainly had that "WOW" effect on us and our friends who came with us. We were given a lovely welcome and felt at home immediately. Lovely surroundings and the provision of comfortable seating out in the garden was great for sitting in the sunshine and relaxing. We enjoyed a walk in the little wooded area and also seeing the beautiful horses in the paddock. We will certainly return in the future.

    Thank you so much, how kind of you, do come back. Camilla Property Owner

    Reviewed by CarolApr 2022

  • "Super time at the Cow Byrne"

    Reviewed by JohnMar 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at the Cow Byre."

    The location is perfect - a quiet rural retreat on a working farm with plenty of beautiful towns and attractions close by. The barn itself is a beautiful conversion, we were extremely comfortable. The hosts were also brilliant. Their communication was excellent and we felt very well looked after. We will definitely be coming again.

    Thank you so much for doing a feed back, could you let me know what facilities were lacking and I can remedy that. Best wishes Camillal Property Owner

    Reviewed by RickyMar 2022

  • "We had a fabulous week long stay in this lovely property."

    There was lots of space for our children to play and lots of helpful touches left by the owners for them too - including books and a ride on tractor! They loved seeing the horses and sheep at the bottom of the garden. Lots to see and do in the surrounding area. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by RebeccaFeb 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in the beautiful and well appointed cottage."

    It was warm and confortsble enhanced by a wood burning stove.. The large bed in the main bed room was extremely comfortable. Parking for the car was very spacious on hard standing. So all in alll..... this property is highly recomended in our opinion..

    Reviewed by JamesNov 2021

  • "The Cow Byre was absolutely lovely, it was in an idyllic spot for us."

    Quiet and peaceful but also close enough to a village with ample shops, restaurants, cafes and bars if we wanted to venture a short way. Perfectly placed between York, the coast and the Moors. The owners were friendly and helpful and available if we needed anything at all. We will definitely be back at some stage as its just too nice not to!

    Reviewed by WendyAug 2021

  • "This is a top rate cottage with quality furnishings and spotlessly clean."

    The owners were very welcoming and helpful proving a welcome tea and biscuits pack as well as a bottle of wine. The property wis well situated with easy access to York, Harrogate as well as the coastal resorts. We would recommend the property to anyone. This was our second visit and we shall no doubt be back again

    Reviewed by MartinJul 2021

  • "Relaxing, well sited cottage for visiting attractions."

    Excellent area for having a relaxing, battery charging holiday.

    Reviewed by PaulineJun 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our holiday, the owners are lovely."

    just a shame we cannot control the weather, plenty of places to see when we come out of lockdown fully

    Reviewed by NatalieMay 2021

  • "Camilla is an absolutely fantastic host, the Barn is immaculate and exceptionally well kitted out, a fantastic location and as peaceful as you could hope for with fantastic views, we will definitely return."

    Reviewed by PietroApr 2021

  • "This is a stunning and well planned conversion."

    A warm welcome greeted us with the log burner fired up. Our hosts were considerate and helpful without being intrusive at all. I thoroughly recommend the Cow Byre for its comfort and tranquillity.

    Reviewed by ChristopherSep 2020

  • "Cottage was easy to find, spacious and spotlessly clean and in a pleasant and private setting with a nice sheltered outside sitting area."

    Very comfortable beds and pillows. Owners welcoming and friendly. The shortcomings of the sofa/armchairs have previously been mentioned by reviewers! Pans/baking could do with a review.

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2020

  • "The accommodation was just what we were looking for in a lovely peaceful setting and such a great location for seeing Yorkshire and the coast with wonderful walks nearby."

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2020

  • "The photos didn't do Cow Byre justice - it's so much more spacious and luxurious than we expected."

    With underfloor heating and oodles of hot water – all from renewable green energy – we were in heaven! The wood stove was a lovely touch - though we were so warm, we didn't really need it! The bathrooms were huge, showers and bath divine, and the beds incredibly comfortable (I wish I'd taken note of the mattress when I was there!) We had a lovely warm welcome from the owner, with mince pies, tea/coffee/sugar, milk, orange juice and even a bottle of fizz for the New Year – so very thoughtful! The accommodation is perfectly placed for York (we used the park and ride at Monks Cross shopping centre), Malton, Castle Howard, and for exploring the moors. Lots of fab eateries in Malton and the surrounding area - with details all in the guest pack. We loved our stay - it was the perfect place to see out 2019 and then start the new year.

    Reviewed by ClaireDec 2019

  • "We were made very welcome."

    We loved the log burner it made it very cosy.

    Reviewed by KarinaNov 2019

  • "Of all the many holiday cottages we have stayed in over the years, COW BYRE is undoudtedly the BEST."

    Everything was first class and when returning to the cottage after a long day in the north yorkshire moors it felt like returning home. When we have our next holiday in north yorshire we will have to arrange the times when COW BYRE is vacant! Thankyou to Christopher and Camilla for making our holiday so wonderful.

    Reviewed by VictoriaSep 2019

  • "Enjoyed our stay in this lovely barn in a very quiet location, the private walled garden is a bonus and an excellent sun trap."

    Accommodation on one level with the bedrooms at either side of the main living area. An excellent base to explore the area.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2019

  • "Cow Byre is a lovely place to go to relax as it is away from the hustle and bustle of most places."

    Peaceful, there were houses around but you felt quite isolated. Your neighbours were horses and sheep. Well recommended

    Reviewed by MaureenAug 2019

  • "The armchairs and sofa styles were not very comfortable."

    Back too low and seat too deep, so unable to sit comfortably. Needed to be slouched!

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2019

  • "The location is just amazing, a peaceful rural setting but near to the town of Malton."

    The Cow Byre was really comfortable, especially the super king bed, everything we needed and would have needed was supplied. The decor is excellent and the layout was very well thought out. Lighting was very good as were the sofa's and chairs. Loved the walk-in shower, the bath is olympic pool sized, well perhaps not quite! The welcome milk, biscuits and wine were much appreciated. Overall, we loved this place and would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by GrahamJun 2019

  • "Excellent facilities."

    Owner very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by PaulineMay 2019

  • "A very spacious and peaceful location"

    Reviewed by ChristineMay 2019

  • "Perfect holiday home with very peaceful surroundings."

    We all loved the horses and walking around the forest area. Great base for exploring Yorkshire. The owners were lovely. Definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by CraigMar 2019

  • "Absolutely brilliant place to relax."

    One of the best holiday cottages we have been In.

    Reviewed by ChristineMar 2019

  • "The Cow Byre was a surprise, in the best possible way!"

    The accommodation is of a very high standard and we received an excellent warm welcome from the owner. We were extremely lucky with the weather and despite it being February, we were blessed with warm sunshine every day. The bed was one of the most comfortable we had ever slept in and we felt refreshed and recharged after our week's stay in north Yorkshire.

    Reviewed by IanFeb 2019

  • "Our hosts Camilla and Christopher were very welcoming with cake and tea and coffee and a wsrm fire going."

    The barn conversion was beautiful 2 good size bed rooms and walk in showeres. The rest was open plan living.

    Reviewed by ColinJan 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in a quiet location."

    Reviewed by KarenDec 2018

  • "A Beautiful property in lovely location - fantastic long weekend ."

    Reviewed by JackieDec 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage which was perfect for our needs."

    Set in a very tranquil location. This was the most amazing property we have ever stayed in and we will certainly be returning in the future. Thank you to the very friendly owners for making us so welcome.

    Reviewed by MaryNov 2018

  • "Not only did the description fulfil our expectations, they were exceeded."

    Cow Byre is in an excellent location and well placed to explore the area. The facilities were excellent and the welcome from our Hosts was greatly appreciated. In addition, little touches like fresh flowers and some provisions provided were both unexpected and welcome. We would recommend Cow Byre to anyone looking for a quiet country location in the heart of a bustling county.

    Reviewed by KeithAug 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Eco underfloor heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lawn and patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 2 miles which does good food
  • Note: Washing machine and tumble dryer in cupboard
  • Note: Property suitable for the elderly and infirm
  • Note: Background heat is provided by an eco-Air Sourded Heat Pump, for extra heat in cold or inclement weather clients should be prepared to use the excellent and very efficient wood-burning stove

The property

Cow Byre is a fabulous barn conversion nestled comfortably within the soothing countryside of North Yorkshire, close to the superb market town of Malton.

Resting delightfully all on the ground floor and sitting close to many of North Yorkshire's wonderful attractions, this is a superb choice for a country cottage holiday with your friends or family.

As you enter this wonderful holiday home, the...

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About the location


York 18 miles; Scarborough 24 miles.

The market town of Malton has been the historic centre of Ryedale since Roman times, and has many interesting buildings including the old Corn Exchange and Assembly Rooms. A weekly general market is still held in the town, as well as livestock and farmers’ markets. The Yorkshire Moors are to the north, and the Yorkshire Wolds are to the south, making it excellent countryside for walkers and cyclists. The impressive coastline is just 24 miles away, whilst the historic city of York is an 18 mile journey. A perfect base for touring the attractions of North Yorkshire.

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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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