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Kilburn near Thirsk, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 904895)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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44 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Oreilly

    “The cottage was fabulous and exactly as described.”

    Owner very helpful.

    Owner very helpful.

    - Mr Oreilly, October 2020

The property

A beautifully presented, detached stone property situated in the pretty village of Kilburn, 6.5 miles from the popular market town of Thirsk.

Offering lovely, spacious accommodation, the property is ideal for families wishing to explore both the stunning North York Moors National Park and the wonderful Yorkshire Dales.

Entry is via a small, sunny conservatory that leads you into the generous-sized contemporary kitchen with a dining table set in the bay window, from where views of the village can be seen.

This light and airy room can be a focus for family gatherings and boasts an electric range cooker, perfect for preparing tasty meals.

The comfortable sitting room has triple aspect windows, which throw in plenty of light and offer lovely views of the delightful garden, whilst the roaring open fire is perfect to relax next to on cooler evenings.

Upstairs, there are three tasteful bedrooms, an en-suite and a family bathroom, with an additional shower room on the ground floor.

To the rear of the property is a tranquil and extensive lawned garden, with shrubs and borders; a lovely spot for children to play safely and for adults to soak up the summer sun.

Just a minutes’ walk away is a classic traditional village inn, serving food and be sure to enjoy a short stroll to see the well-known landmark of the Kilburn White Chalk Horse, etched into the steep hillside.

Nearby Thirsk is an historic market town, with the famous James Herriot Museum, just off the market square.

Take a look at the quaint cinema, the local racecourse and the array of independent shops, tea rooms and pubs.

There are many pretty villages close by, including Easingwold, Coxwold and Helmsley, or alternatively, visit the historic abbeys of Rievaulx and Byland, with their majestic settings.

With plenty of walking opportunities through some spectacular scenery and the Minster city of York an easy drive, this impressive holiday home is well placed for a varied and interesting break.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Conservatory.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned gardens with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 6.5 miles
  • Pub 1.5 miles

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About the location


Thirsk 6.5 miles; Helmsey 10 miles; York 22 miles.

The picturesque village of Kilburn, on the edge of the North York Moors, is defined by the white chalk etching of the Kilburn Horse, set high in the Hambleton Hills. With pretty cottages and a local inn, this traditional village is set within spectacular countryside and is close to Sutton Bank and the tourist and cycle centre, which affords panoramic views of the Vale of York. The surrounding area has some superb walking and cycling opportunities, with a wide network of public footpaths and longer trails to follow. Nearby Thirsk has a vibrant cobbled market square, with many independent retailers, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs to enjoy, as well as an historic quaint cinema which still in operation. The James Herriot Museum attracts many visitors, whilst race lovers will enjoy a visit to the provincial racecourse. From Kilburn, a short drive will bring you to the historic abbeys and tranquil settings of Byland, Rievaulx, Jervaulx and Fountains, which will delight all. With the Vale of York and the Yorkshire Dales to the west and the North York Moors to the east, KIlburn is centrally placed to explore both national parks.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas

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