An attractive converted granary, set on the owner's mainly equine farm, with fine views over rural North Yorkshire hills on the outskirts of the village of Husthwaite.
This lovely detached property is perfectly placed within the Vale of York, with easy access to the Dales to the west and the North York Moors to the east.
Offering comfortable accommodation, there is a warm and welcoming open plan living area, with a modern kitchen and French doors leading out to the enclosed gravelled courtyard garden - a lovely sheltered spot to enjoy a morning coffee before heading off for the day.
Upstairs, there are two bright and cheerful bedrooms with beamed apex ceilings.
The surrounding countryside provides ample walking and cycling opportunities, along quiet country lanes and public footpaths.
Three miles away is the delightful Georgian market town of Easingwold, with its central market square lined with beautiful historic architecture housing quaint tea rooms, independent shops and traditional country inns.
Nearby there are many attractions, including The World of James Herriot in Thirsk and numerous historic sites such as Rievaulx, Byland and Fountains Abbey.
Take a tour of some of the stately homes, including Newby Hall, Castle Howard and Nunnington Hall or visit the pretty market town of Helmsley, with its castle ruins, walled gardens and bustling market square, which is renowned for its beautiful hanging baskets.
Be sure to spare a few days to explore the wonderful city of York, with its fascinating medieval buildings, perimeter walls, Gothic Minster and National Railway Museum.
Take a trip down the River Ouse or thrill the family with an evening ghost walk amongst the labyrinthine hidden ginnels and alleyways.
An excellent base for a varied and interesting holiday.
About the location
Easingwold 3 miles; Thirsk 6 miles; York 17 miles.
The small historic village of Husthwaite lies on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, overlooking the Vale of York. Picturesque and peaceful, the village is a perfect introduction to "Herriot Country", a beautiful old Norman church, many fine old houses and an active village hall hosting many events throughout the year. The nearby White Horse of Kilburn, cut out of the hillside in 1857, is a prominent local landmark. The lovely market town of Easingwold is nearby, boasting a pretty market square and a good selection of shops, pubs and cafes, whilst York with its famous Minster, medieval walls and Jorvik Viking Centre, is a short drive away. The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors and Coast are also within easy touring distance and are rich in stately homes and National Trust attractions - Harewood House and Castle Howard are just two of several within an hour's drive.
Note: Up until 1st November 2016, this property accepts one well-behaved dog. From 1st November 2016, the property will be pet-free.