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Osbourne Cottage

Helmsley, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 914229)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Warner

    “Parking for two vehicles was very tight ( four bedrooms means that it is likely that there would be 2 vehicles)”

The property

Osbourne Cottage just oozes a quiet charm with its cosy open fire and pretty bedrooms to its castle views and spacious garden.

The lawned garden is at the foot of Helmsley's very own castle and from the patio you have an exclusive and private view.

The four double bedrooms provide comfortable accommodation for 8 guests with the added benefit of 2 bathrooms.

Helmsley is a Yorkshire gem nestled within a super location where the North York Moors National Park meets the glorious Howardian Hills.

It is here where the Cleveland Way meets the Ebor Way and the Inn Way and where countless people meet to enjoy all the delights offered by this friendly and hospitable town.

As you would expect in Yorkshire, there are cosy cafes, pretty tea rooms, and a great choice of hostelries serving some great food.

The town packs a punch with a walled garden, bird of prey centre, an open air swimming pool, microbrewery, two abbey ruins and Michelin starred restaurants.

Helmsley is the only market town in the North York Moors National Park and as you would expect the surrounding area is very popular with walkers, hikers, cyclists and horseriders.

The scenic east coast is very accessible and The magnificent City of York is a mere 24 miles to the south.

For larger parties this property can be booked together with Orchard Cottage 913657 to accommodate 12 guests.


  • Four bedrooms: 2 x double with basins, 2 x twin with basins
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, TV with Freeview
  • WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent.Cot and high chair available on request
  • Roadside parking on a first come, first served basis
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 3 mins walk

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About the location


Kirkbymoorside 6 miles; Thirsk 14 miles; Pickering 13 miles; York 26 miles.

Lying in a sheltered corner of Upper Ryedale, on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park, Helmsley is a prestigious market town with a spacious market square surrounded by houses, hotels and shops. The area is important historically - Helmsley has its own 12th century castle and English Heritage’s Rievaulx Abbey and Castle Howard are close by. Helmsley also boasts an arts centre showing films and plays, and an outdoor swimming pool, which is open during the summer. There is excellent walking on the doorstep - indeed the Cleveland Way starts in Helmsley - and the surrounding North York Moors with their hidden dales and villages are pretty in all seasons. York is less than an hour's drive south, as is Scarborough, Whitby and the east coast, whilst Pickering and the beginning of the famous steam railway line (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) are a little over 20 minutes' drive.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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