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Ailsa Cottage

Great Broughton near Stokesley, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1056331)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Four bedrooms: 2 x doubles (one with en-suite bathroom) 2 x singles
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with electric log effect fire
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating in kitchen and main bathroom with electric log effect fire and wood-burning stove
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking available
  • Enclosed back garden with lawned area and outdoor seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.7 miles; pub 0.3 miles

The property

Stokesley 2.7 miles.

Lying in the quiet village of Great Broughton within the stunning landscapes of the Yorkshire Countryside, you will find the delightful dwelling of Ailsa Cottage.

Ideally positioned on the edge of the North York Moors, this characterful cottage presents families or groups of friends with the ultimate base for an action-packed adventure with your loved ones.

Feel the warm and welcoming ambiance of this lovely cottage as you make yourself at home in the restful sitting room, admiring the charm of the exposed stone fireplace and the traditional woodburning stove that lies within.

Grab some tasty treats from the pretty kitchen, complete with all the essential appliances such as an electric double oven, hob, fridge and freezer, helping you to rustle up some delicious home-cooked meals throughout your stay.

The adjoining utility room can be found hosting both a washing machine and a tumble dryer is a handy space to clean off your mud-splattered clothes, before freshening up in the well-designed cloakroom.

Across the way a spacious dining room with a beautiful feature fireplace with an electric log-effect fire offers a fabulous space to wine and dine with friends and family, as you exchange your most memorable moments from the holiday so far.

Climb the staircase up to the first floor and discover four lovely bedrooms consisting of two doubles, one with an en-suite bathroom, and two singles, as well as an airy family bathroom boasting a large bath with an overhead shower, so that you can choose how to best prepare for the day ahead.

Indulge in breakfast alfresco out in the garden, making the most of your wonderful surroundings whilst the children play happily on the lawn.

When you can just about tear yourself away from this gorgeous home-away-from-home, be sure to grab your bikes from the secure storage space and set about on an exhilarating cycle through the moorlands.

Take in the incredible vistas of this magnificent National Park with a hike along The Wainstones or up the National Trust owned Roseberry Topping.

Enjoy the Cleveland Way and Lyke Wake walk which are both 2 miles from the cottage as well as the nearby coastal path.

Tour the eerie 14th century ruins of Mount Grace Priory, another fantastic National Trust owned property as well as the Abbeys of Riveaulx and Byland as well as Fountains Abbey which is a little further away.

Visit the neighbouring town of Stokesley, home to the birthplace of Mrs S Henty and the picturesque Packhorse Bridge, where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll along the River Leven before grabbing a bite to eat in one of the many local cafés.

A pleasant drive away lies the popular Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, an excellent day out for the whole family to enjoy!

Great places to visit include Whitby, Runswick Bay or Robin Hoods Bay, all within an hour from the property.

With so much adventure awaiting your arrival, Ailsa Cottage is the perfect choice for your next group holiday by the North York Moors.

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About the location


Great Ayton 3 miles; Saltburn-by-the–Sea 14 miles.

Stokesley is an attractive, elegant, historic market town which was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, with many interesting Georgian and Victorian buildings. The River Leven flows through the town and is crossed by the ancient Pack Horse Bridge. Levenside provides visitors with a peaceful riverside walk, well planted with trees, as a contrast to the bustle of the High Street. The town has a distinguished wide cobbled main street lined with Georgian and Regency buildings. It is well served with shops, banks, public houses and restaurants and the weekly Friday markets are held on the main square. Just off the market square is the Church of St Peter & St Paul which has woodwork carved by the Mouseman of Kilburn. Surrounded by the Cleveland Hills and close to the northern edge of the North York Moors, Stokesley provides an ideal base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales, the heather clad North Yorkshire Moors and the pretty market towns of Great Ayton, Northallerton and Thirsk. The seaside spa resort of Saltburn is 30 mins drive away whilst Whitby, Runswick Bay and Robin Hoods Bay are within easy reach.