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The Old Pipe House

Malton, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 938055)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "I visited with my friend and dog."

    The cottage was very central, within easy walking distance of lovely interesting independent shops. The weather was idyllic and we enjoyed visiting local attractions, Yorkshire Lavender and Rivieux Abbey were favourites. Found beautiful foodie gifts. The cottage was comfortable, spotless and well equipped.

    Thank you so much for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2022

  • "The property was lovely - couldn't find fault with anything and the owners went out of their way to make sure we were informed in advance about everything we needed to know."

    They left such a lovely welcome present (wine, cake, milk, tea and nice coffee) and everything was spotless. The nicest holiday cottage I've ever stayed in!

    Thank you for your kind comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NancyFeb 2022

  • "Very comfortable."

    Generous welcome gifts. Owners readily available if needed. Great position for walking in to Malton or driving out to attractions.

    Thank you Helen. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2022

  • "Wonderful holiday house, felt at home as soon as we walked in - and decided we never wanted to leave!"

    So well equipped with everything we could possibly want and more and lovely welcome pack left. Very comfortable beds and not disturbed by traffic noise despite being on the road - very few cars seemed to go past overnight, or maybe we just slept really well! Owners were very helpful both before and during stay. Malton is a lovely town and so nice just to be able to walk in for shops and meals. Easy to get to York, The Moors and Whitby. Thank you so much, hope to return one day.

    Reviewed by LizNov 2021

  • "Second stay at this premises and matched previous expectations."

    Would recommend improved Wi-Fi router and free TV receiver with capacity to pause and record programmes.

    Thank you for bringing wi-fi problem to our attention. It is now being investigated by our provider and hopefully will be soon up to speed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by StephenOct 2021

  • "A lovely house, perfectly located to enjoy all the attractions of Malton and the surrounding area."

    Reviewed by ChristopherSep 2021

  • "Lovely, comfortable cottage, with good secure parking and a lovely garden all within easy reach (less than 5 minutes) of the town centre."

    Only two of us staying here (should have been three but circumstances prevented third person joining us) so felt very spacious. Might seem a little too cosy if 4 adults there together - although more than well equipped for four. Excellent contact with owners who left very generous welcome pack.

    Reviewed by MervynSep 2021

  • "Well equipped immaculate Georgian house."

    Malton has everything you could need and being on the edge of the dales makes the location brilliant.

    Reviewed by JaneAug 2021

  • "We had such a lovely stay at the old pipe house, the place was like home from home and just as cosy, the summer house was a lovely touch and beautiful to sit in in the evening."

    The welcome pack was much appreciated too. The owner went out of his way to accommodate the change of dates due to covid and called us a couple of times too including when we arrived to make sure all was ok. I love booking through Sykes cottages, we always find the best places x

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2021

  • "We had a lovely time in the Old Pipehouse cottage."

    It is really central for all the amazing facilities and things to do in and around Malton.

    Reviewed by TomJul 2021

  • "Nice welcome package which was very kind."

    Lovely gardens. Close to amenities.

    Reviewed by RichardJul 2021

  • "Such a nice cottage in a great location."

    The owners are clearly passionate about making your stay as enjoyable as possible, including keeping in contact throughout the stay to check if anything needed.

    Reviewed by TrevorJun 2021

  • "Replace washing machine with a dishwasher"

    Reviewed by CliveMay 2021

  • "The cottage was outstanding."

    Every detail had been covered and very helpful instructions plainly visible.lovely garden included. Quite steep stairs to bedrooms and facilities.

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2021

  • "Best cottage we have ever stayed in."

    The cottage is in the centre of Malton which has so many shops, great pubs and marvellous restaurants. Everything about the cottage was great from the welcome pack, the cosy log fire, the cosy rooms and marvellous outdoor space as well as parking for two cars. The owners were so helpful and were always on call if needed not that we did. Would highly recommend the cottage

    Reviewed by DaveSep 2020

  • "Super place with great facilities and in an ideal location for the wonderful town of Malton."

    Great hosts who made us feel very welcome and did everything to make our stay wonderful.

    Reviewed by ShaunMar 2020

  • "We had a wonderful Christmas at the Old Pipe House."

    The house is very cosy and centrally placed in Malton to allow easy access to bars, restaurants and shops plus the train station is a short walk away for trains to York. We enjoyed several walks in the Wolds with the added comfort of being able to return to the log fire afterwards. The owners are very friendly and helpful without being intrusive - thank you so much for the generous welcome pack. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by DawnDec 2019

  • "This is a very pleasant comfortable well furnished cottage."

    It would be wonderful for a spring and summer holiday. It has a very nice garden. We were staying in the cottage the week before Christmas, there is central heating and a log burner but perhaps we chose a particularly cold week it seemed rather chill. Just one or two points to mention. It is in the middle of a busy small town, this has pluses and minuses. Being where it is it is good for eating out and exploring. Traffic noise is possible on busy days. Malton is a lovely town everywhere we went shop staff and restaurant owners could not have been nicer. The owners of the cottage are a very nice couple who took the trouble to contact us before we left home, to pass on information. Over all we would recommend the Pipe House.

    Reviewed by MaureenDec 2019

  • "Location was perfect."

    Cottage was amazing and the welcome pack from the owners was a nice touch. As a regular Sykes user this is by far the best cottage I've loved in so far.

    Reviewed by SamuelOct 2019

  • "It was perfect location as a base for cycling and walking in Yorkshire."

    The host was really helpful with information before the holiday and he is happy to post on a bulky item that I left there at no cost to me which is above and beyond

    Reviewed by JacquelineOct 2019

  • "Lovely cosy place central for everything light and airy very pleasant"

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2019

  • "Loved our stay at the Old Pipe House which was perfectly located for us to explore Malton, York, Scarborough, Whitby and the surrounding areas."

    Well equipped home, had everything we needed and the welcome pack and milk in the fridge was a very kind gesture. Owners very hospitable and made sure all was well. We thank them for having some toys and games available, it kept our four year old entertained and out of mischief. Yes there was traffic but it really didn’t bother us compared to other reviewers. In fact, we very much liked being central in a busy town and for those occasions you didn’t want to drive there was a train station close by. There was a local music festival on during our stay and we enjoyed it sitting with a G&T in the garden! We would very much recommend.

    Reviewed by NicolaJul 2019

  • "Beautiful house,in perfect position."

    Reviewed by HarrietJul 2019

  • "The house is ideally situated for exploring Malton on foot."

    The Sainsbury’s Local is very close and great for those extras needed after the main shops have closed, which seemed a little earlier than we are used to. Lots of wonderful food and antiques shops in the town. The garden at the house is lovely - a real sun trap and the summer house is an ideal place in which to chill after a day out and about. Plenty of garden furniture and cushions! The accommodation was fine. The main bedroom is very spacious; the twin-bedded room a little on the small side when two adults are in residence but not a problem. Sitting room and kitchen/dining room were ideal. The owner was very helpful and responded quickly to all our questions/comments both before and during our visit. There was a slight issue with the door of the twin-bedded room which did not latch properly and tended to swing open if not wedged from behind but the owner is aware of this and hoped to get it repaired.

    Reviewed by JenniferMay 2019

  • "Had a great stay at the Old Pipe House."

    The house is homely and extremely well equipped for both human and canine visitors. The garden is lovely and private which gives the feel of being in the country whilst in the town. Good location, their is some traffic noise but the house is in a town so this is only to be expected and it stops at night. Secure off road parking is a real plus. Excellent welcome pack, and attentive but not intrusive owners. We all felt rather sad to leave.

    Reviewed by JaneMay 2019

  • "Excellent base from which to sample Yorkshire."

    Interesting market town, mixing the old and new. Lots of good places to eat on the doorstep, many dog friendly. Good Bus and Rail links to York and to Scarborough. Moors, Wolds, Castle Howard, Steam train to Whitby and much more. Character listed Georgian house, with everything you need. Quiet garden with summer house if you choose to have a day off of sightseeing. Very helpful owners.

    Reviewed by GillianApr 2019

  • "A really lovely stay in a comfortable and pretty period property."

    The secure garden was a great feature for us and our dog and we enjoyed time spent in the summer house. Malton was a perfect place for us to indulge our loves of walking in superb countryside and locally produced delicious food and drink. We shall be returning.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2019

  • "We had a wonderful time at the Old Pipe House."

    The house was well equipped and perfect for us. We loved the generous welcome gifts too, thanks very much. Would definitely come back.

    Reviewed by RichardApr 2019

  • "A lot of thought has gone in to making a stay at the pipe house as easy as possible."

    Parking is Brilliant and the garden secure and surprisingly peaceful. Sadly the single glazed windows don’t cut out the sound of the surprising amount of large traffic that goes past in the early mornings - where do they all go?? But that said it didnt disturb us too much we were just surprised by the volume of traffic. The kitchen was well stocked so it was easy to cook a meal there if you didnt want to go out and try the superb eateries around Malton. We did miss having a dishwasher but we had plenty of time to do the little bit of washing up we made. We all loved the garden and little summerhouse, the twinkly solar lights added a nice touch, Ive ordered some for my garden. As has been mentioned before the double bed isn’t the comfiest if you’re used to a nice firm mattress, but overall that was the only negative in our weeks stay. There is so much to see and do in this little town and this house is in a great position to explore.

    Reviewed by RosalindMar 2019

  • "The Old Pipe House is a lovely property - very well presented and equipped."

    The generous Welcome Pack was a lovely surprise and the very private little garden and summer house a real treat. Its position in the heart of Malton is excellent giving immediate access to all the cafes, shops and transport links. So much to see and explore within easy distance of Malton.

    Reviewed by GwendaMar 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, great for a relaxing (or active) holiday at this time of year, close to all amenities and some fantastic walking."

    Reviewed by PeterNov 2018

  • "Great character cottage."

    Very well equipped. Nice garden and secure parking. Right in the centre of town. A short walk to access rail and bus services - so only used the car once all week.

    Reviewed by MarianneNov 2018

  • "Our stay at The Old Pipe House was welcoming and cosy."

    The log burner was a bonus. Great location for access to all Malton has to offer and local public transport gave us easy access to places to visit outside of Malton without having to touch the car. Would definitely use this lovely home again......loved it!

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2018

  • "The safe and secure car parking was excellent and worry free."

    The lovely gardens was still colourful with flowers and the squirrels provided good entertainment while sat in the warm October sun. We enjoyed every minute of our stay in The Old Pipe House and would recommend it.

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2018

  • "We enjoyed the town of Malton and were really pleased with our accommodation."

    It is beautifully decorated and had lots of little touches the we weren't expecting. The gentleman who owns the property was very helpful and gave us lots of tips on what to do. We would definitely book again with you.

    Reviewed by GlyndaMay 2018

  • "It wasn't made clear this property was on a main road with heavy traffic passing by."

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2018

  • "From the moment we walked in greeted by the welcome basket in the well equipped kitchen & home we knew our stay would be lovely."

    Location fabulous, to walk into Malton or getting the train to York or a drive to the coast, nothing too far away. We loved & made use of the log burner fire while chomping our Easter Eggs - Thank you

    Reviewed by JaneMar 2018

  • "Very well equipped, made us feel very welcome, with a gorgeous welcome pack"

    Reviewed by PaulineMar 2018

  • "This cottage was really comfortable and clean with lots of character."

    Thanks to the owner for the Christmas decorations, exceptional welcome pack and all the little but important and valued thoughtful touches. Like plenty of wood for the fire and toilet paper! Location great central to all we.needed but quiet and the train is really good o York

    Reviewed by SusanDec 2017

  • "My husband and I celebrated a birthday with a long weekend at The Old Pipe House."

    We were thrilled that the owner allowed our two small dogs to come along with us too. The cottage was a home from home, extremly comfy and in a great location in Malton town centre. Everything was in walkable distance and our doggies came with us to every pub and restaurant we went to. We also travelled to Scarborough whilst in Malton, the town is in a good location to travel around North Yorkshire. We had an excellent stay! We loved the log burner and the welcome package on arrival. The cottage was equipped with everything you could need and more. Looking forward to our next visit! Mr and Mr Garbutt Moore

    Reviewed by JackNov 2017

  • "Absolutely perfect."

    Clean and welcoming, within walking distance of lovely town centre, and local country side. So much to do and see, would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by HarrietApr 2017

  • "A beautiful house, very cosy there was no need to use the woodburner but we did use the central heating in the evening which was very easy to use, the bedrooms were excellent and very good quality bedding, the bathroom was small but had everything you needed with an excellent shower, also a small but lovely garden and courtyard."

    Close to all local amenities but very little traffic noise. Malton is a lovely town and I would not hesitate in recommending this lovely house.

    Reviewed by WendySep 2016

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely little market town."

    The house was very comfortable and well-equipped, and the owners had added many thoughtful touches which we appreciated. We've already recommended the house to friends who are looking for a short break.

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed tiered lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: The tiered garden is accessed via eights steps to the first level and a further three steps to the patio area, care should be taken.

The property

The Old Pipe House is a beautiful semi-detached Georgian house within easy walking distance of Malton's bustling town centre.

This cottage is ideally located for families or couples looking to explore the surrounding countryside whilst being close to the market town’s amenities.

This lovely house retains period features reminiscent of a bygone time, from decorative cornices to deep skirting boards, window shutters and ornate fireplaces.

The spacious yet cosy sitting room is just perfect for curling up in front of the woodburning stove and planning the next day's adventure.

The two bedrooms have original fireplaces and offer flexible sleeping options, a king-size and a twin bedroom.

The well-equipped kitchen has an original beamed ceiling and a window seat where you can sit comfortably and watch the world go by.

The private terraced garden offers a choice of two levels with a lawn and a patio just perfect for alfresco dining.

Malton is growing a reputation as a renowned foodie destination and the Malton Food Festival provides the best of what the region provides tempting every palate.

The beautiful countryside surrounding Malton is like a patchwork quilt of farmland dotted with the most charming and traditional villages built with mellow Yorkshire stone.

The Howardian Hills surround the iconic and magnificent Castle Howard, which is just six miles away, with the Hills providing a walker's and cyclist's heaven.

You are only a few minutes' walk from the railway station which has a direct line to the city of York and Scarborough.

The glorious golden beaches of the East Yorkshire coastline, the rolling Wolds inspiring David Hockney and the spectacular woodlands and moorlands of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park are all an easy drive from The Old Pipe House.

A lovely property in an excellent location.

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About the location


York 18 miles; Scarborough 24 miles.

The market town of Malton has been the historic centre of Ryedale since Roman times, and has many interesting buildings including the old Corn Exchange and Assembly Rooms. A weekly general market is still held in the town, as well as livestock and farmers’ markets. The Yorkshire Moors are to the north, and the Yorkshire Wolds are to the south, making it excellent countryside for walkers and cyclists. The impressive coastline is just 24 miles away, whilst the historic city of York is an 18 mile journey. A perfect base for touring the attractions of North Yorkshire.

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