Manor Farm Cottage

Holtby near York, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 941452)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Gander

    “Very impressed with the property, ...”

    Very impressed with the property, very comfortable and well-equipped. Also a good base for exploring the area.

    Very impressed with the property, very comfortable and well-equipped. Also a good base for exploring the area.

    Tick Created with Sketch. Mr Gander would rebook this property


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Manor Farm Cottage is a beautiful barn conversion adjacent to the owners’ farmhouse, in the village of Holtby, near historic York.

Dating back to the 18th century, the cottage is now a Grade ll listed building.

The cottage is full of character and the enormous first floor sitting room is bathed in light from its many windows.

Each window offers a delightful and ever-changing view of the courtyard, the countryside beyond the village and the owner's garden.

The three exposed joists also in the sitting room are testament to the age of the barn.

The cottage is wonderfully cool in the summer months and very cosy in the cooler months.

The two charming bedrooms offer a choice of a king-size bed and a twin room providing flexible accommodation for guests.

A bathroom and a separate shower room complete this perfect cottage.

Outside, the cottage has a west-facing patio with garden furniture, where you can enjoy a morning coffee or evening glass of wine.

This cottage is a wonderful choice with the Yorkshire Wolds and Vale of York on the doorstep offering great walking and cycling opportunities.

Manor Farm Cottage is situated six miles from York city centre which is easily accessible by car, or by using a Park and Ride facility nearby.

Within an easy hour's drive you can be boarding the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Pickering for a memorable journey through the stunning National Park heading for Whitby.

Nearby Castle Howard is one of the most beautiful stately homes in the country with acres of stunning parkland.

The delightful market towns of Helmsley, Malton and Thirsk are well worth a visit and they offer an excellent choice of restaurants, shops and individual boutiques.

This fantastic cottage is ideally located whatever you choose to do.


Mostly ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with dining area.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, slimline dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Access to the cottage is via 3 steps from the parking area to the patio.

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About the location


York 6 miles; Helmsley 24.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles.

Holtby is a traditional village nestled within the beautiful Vale of York and lies approximately six miles east of York. It has maintained its character and history throughout the centuries. Holtby was recorded in The Domesday Book of 1086 and was valued at 6 gold Carucates showing that the village held a relatively strong economic position. The name Holtby is Viking in origin. The mainstay of the village was and is farming. The nearby city of York needs no recommendation, for it teems with interest for the holidaymaker: the Minster, its medieval walls, boat trips on the River Ouse, York Races, museums (including the famous National Railway Museum, the Castle Museum and York Art Gallery), and the internationally-renowned Jorvik Viking Centre and its "time trip" experience. Summer and winter, there is something to fascinate the whole family. Holtby is an ideal base for touring the surrounding area.

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