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Pound Cottage

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 8501)


  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Mr Battle

    “First time away in a cottage for Christmas, enjoyed it.”

    Cottage was in a good location. The village had all we needed and people were friendly.

    Cottage was in a good location. The village had all we needed and people were friendly.

The property

A pretty, semi-detached North York Moors stone cottage, situated in a quiet corner of Kirkbymoorside, yet only a few minutes' walk from the bustling centre of this attractive market town.

Lovingly renovated, this quaint Kirkbymoorside cottage boasts the main living areas on the first floor, accessed via an open tread spiral staircase from a character ground floor entrance hall with dining area.

The first floor comprises of an open plan living area with a pretty country-style kitchen, dining area and a cosy sitting area, which offers a decorative traditional cast iron fireplace, plus the welcoming bedroom and bathroom are also on this floor.

This sweet little Kirkbymoorside cottage provides a comfortable, romantic retreat for couples.

Outside, to the front of this Kirkbymoorside cottage is a small south-facing garden, with a partially covered decked patio - a lovely sun trap, perfect for a relaxing evening drink or alfresco dining!

Adjacent to this Kirkbymoorside cottage is a small grassed area called ˜The Pound'.

Used in the 15th and 16th centuries, this was common land in the town used to hold stray grazing animals, hence the name of this holiday home!

The town itself offers excellent amenities, with a goodchoice of pubs, eateries and individual shops, with a weekly market.

For golf lovers, a good course lies just down the road from this Kirkbymoorside cottage and for walkers, numerous public footpaths lead into beautiful countryside.

This is a great base to explore the stunning North York Moors National Park and the many local attractions, including Ryedale Folk Museum, Pickering Castle, Duncombe Park, Castle Howard and historic York, to name but a few.

An ideal North York Moors cottage for an enjoyable holiday.


  • One double bedroom (limited space at foot of bed)
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open-plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting room
  • Ground floor entrance hall with additional dining area and utility.
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD player, radio/CD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking outside property
  • Bike storage
  • Small garden to front with partially covered decked area and garden furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Children are not accepted at this property.

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About the location


Pickering 6 miles; Helmsley 5 miles.

The attractive old market town of Kirkbymoorside lies on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, in between the towns of Helmsley and Pickering. It is a charming place, full of Yorkshire character, and is the centre for the local farms and villages. Visitors will find a variety of shops from tea rooms, pubs and restaurants to antique shops, while there is a market day on Wednesday. The excellent walking and magnificent scenery of the National Park are close by, as are the picturesque villages of Hutton-le-Hole and Lastingham. Pickering is the base of the North York Moors Steam Railway - a ‘must do’ day out for all visitors to the area. Castle Howard, York, Whitby and the Yorkshire Coast are within easy driving distance.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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