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The Old Coach House

Howden, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 1027148)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Review(s)

  • “We had a great stay.”

    There was everything we needed and the owners were on hand to help but not intrusive in any way. The hot tub was a lovely addition and it was reassuring to know the water quality was checked every morning. The bedrooms were all great and everything was very clean and well maintained. Would definitely recommend!

    There was everything we needed and the owners were on hand to help but not intrusive in any way. The hot tub was a lovely addition and it was reassuring to know the water quality was checked every morning. The bedrooms were all great and everything was very clean and well maintained. Would definitely recommend!

    - Lisa, September 2021

The property

The Old Coach House is a luxury holiday home for a group of friends or family to indulge in an exciting getaway to the stunning East Riding of Yorkshire.

Located off a private driveway behind secure electric gates, and just a short stroll through the beautiful Ashes Playing Fields and from Howden town centre, this detached cottage boasts immense recreational space with lavish features sprinkled throughout.

Settle in for a fun-filled evening in one of the many ground-floor reception rooms, taking your pick between reading a book in the smaller sitting room whilst the woodburning stove warms your toes, or enjoy a sociable gathering in the large sitting room for a family film night on one of the plush sofas.

The real star of this property is the cosy games room/bar area, step into your very own country pub and lounge, featuring a toasty open fire, a traditional bar and a full size snooker table, this space is perfect for an evening spent in the property in your very own bar setting.

Rustle up a tasty home-cooked meal in a characterful kitchen, equipped with top-of-the-range amenities and complete with beams throughout and modern lighting and décor, as well as a handy breakfast bar and quaint dining table for a quick breakfast.

Formal dining can be spent in the separate dining room, a quirky setting for a family dinner party as the wine flows around the table along with good conversation and company.

The first floor houses a glorious bathroom where you can soak in the large roll top bath, or refresh in the fabulous walk-in shower.

You'll never feel more excited to get into bed thanks to the four gorgeous bedrooms; a fabulous twin and a king-size double, another spacious king-size with its own en-suite shower room, and last but not least the extravagant master queen bedroom, an incredible room complete with its' very own sofa and lounge area, and accompanied by a luxury en-suite bathroom!

Spend a sunny afternoon lounging in the garden, a pretty enclosed area boasting lots of space with a lawned area, patio and wooden furniture that can be used for alfresco dining and drinks.

If you can find time to tear yourself away from this excellent property, stroll into the centre of Howden, a charming market town home to a lovely Minster, a historic Georgian high street, and a wealth of shopping, eateries, tea rooms and restaurants to choose from, as well as a weekly Friday market.

More relaxing walks can be enjoyed at Howden Marsh, steeped with wildlife and nature along beautiful small islands and still lakes.

Located 20 miles away is the city of York, an attractive tourist hub boasting Medieval ruins, the Jorvik viking museum, exciting boat trips over the River Ouse, fascinating museums and a host of bars, restaurants, retail shopping and more, there's even the famous Shambles, used as the inspiration for Harry Potter's Diagon Alley!

Other nearby attractions worth a visit include the dramatic Sledmere House and Castle Howard, as well as an abundance of beauty scattered throughout the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors, just a car journey away.

The East coast offers seaside family fun from Hornsea up to Whitby.

The Old Coach House offers everything you need for a riveting and welcoming group stay within the scenic East Riding of Yorkshire.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x queen-size master with lounge area and en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate walk-in shower, 2 separate basins and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, plus additional shower, basin and WC
  • Dining room
  • 2 x sitting rooms with connecting woodburning stove
  • Games room with open fire and full size snooker table
  • Hot Tub outside under a pergola
  • Gas heating
  • Oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • 3 x Smart TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawned area, patio and seating
  • Garage with tennis table, treadmill and bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: This property is next to the owners' own home, but offers complete privacy

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About the location


Goole 4.1 miles; Pocklington 17.3 miles; York 20.5 miles.

Howden is a small historic market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It lies about 20 miles south-east of York. The town of Howden is dominated by its beautiful Minster, which leads to a beautifully preserved Georgian town centre, with narrow cobbled streets and restored buildings with some attractive shops, historic coaching inns and charming tea rooms, and a small market which takes place each Friday. On the outskirts of the town, Howden Marsh is a lovely place for a quiet walk, with a lake and small islands which have become habitat for birds and wildlife. The town of Pocklington is not too far away within the Vale of York. There are several world-famous attractions nearby majestic Castle Howard, beautiful Sledmere House, and of course the city of York. The city of York needs no recommendations, for it teems with interest for the holidaymaker, The Minister, its Medieval walls, boat trips on the River Ouse, museums and of course York Races. You will certainly be spoilt for choice within this area of Yorkshire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas