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The White House

(Ref. 9934)

Middleton on the Wolds near Driffield, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

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71 Customer Reviews

  • "What a beautiful, relaxing, welcoming place."

    It has been well thought out and well laid out. It’s nice that the hot tub is secluded and secure so your dog is save while you relax in the tub. Nice touch with the games,books and dvds. Very quiet on a night which we loved. Lovely pizza take away close by and great pub. Lovely to meet the family. Look forward to returning.

    Reviewed by Nikki5.0Jun 2024

  • "Could not recommend this place enough was perfect for me my partner and our ..."

    Could not recommend this place enough was perfect for me my partner and our little spaniel , perfect area hot tub was beautiful and so happy to help when we had forgotten something in the cottage and on top we got lovely weather too would definitely return

    Reviewed by Alfred5.0May 2024

  • "We had a lovely stay at The White House - the property is very well equipped, with everything you’ll need for a comfortable few days away."

    It was lovely and warm, the kitchen had all the essentials, and the bed and bathroom were all great. The bottle of wine and biscuits were a lovely touch too! We took our spaniel, who had the run of a private yard - and enjoyed the complimentary dog treats very much! The hot tub was absolutely superb, in its own enclosed, secure area with easy access from the property - just a short hop across the private yard. It was very clean, warm and a perfect way to relax throughout the day. We made use of it at least twice a day and could have spent longer! There are a few walks straight out of the door which are handy for other dog owners. The village is very quiet and relaxed. We had a great time and can’t wait to plan another trip in future!

    Reviewed by Joshua5.0Apr 2024

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, in a quiet village."

    Local pub sells excellent food.

    Reviewed by Paula4.7Mar 2024

  • "Lovely cottage perfect for a little getaway."

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely cozy little cottage."

    Very comfortable, Would have liked a bit of channels on the tv , appreciated the books and the dvd’s to keep us busy . Kept us away from every day social media

    Reviewed by Gavin5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely and clean cottage in a beautiful village."

    Well set out and private hot tub

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Feb 2024

  • "Really enjoyed our stay here and it was the perfect base to explore the local area the owners were really helpful and made our stay a pleasant one."

    Reviewed by David4.7Feb 2024

  • "A lovely little cottage maintained and kept to a very high standard."

    The hot tub was perfect and secluded.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Jan 2024

  • "Great cottage, well appointed with attentive hosts."

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Nov 2023

  • "The White House was a lovely cosy cottage with all the home comforts, we needed for our stay."

    The hottub was excellent and enclosed which was lovely after our long walks. The owners left us a lovely welcome pack of wine and shortbread and they left dog treats which our dog enjoyed. We will definitely recommend this cottage to our friends and family. Great cottage and thank you very much.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Sep 2023

  • "Great location."

    Cottage was cosy with great hot tub. Would recommend Star Inn in North Dalton. Whitby and Cayton Bay definitely worth the drive.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2023

  • "Smashing location everyone so friendly Cottage lacked nothing nice touch treats ..."

    Smashing location everyone so friendly Cottage lacked nothing nice touch treats for our little dog Jessie Would advise any one to hire this superb cottage

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage had very thing we required and more nice bottle of wine on arrival very clean even tea coffee ect ,location ideal for visiting family and coast ,and hot tub was nice to relax in most evenings, and would recommend to family and friends, also the dogs were thought of in many ways."

    Once again thank Guy and Emma for a lovely stay. Best wishes Kev, Bev, Bailey, Elsa Cockapoos.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Aug 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely, comfortable and well-stocked and in a very picturesque and peaceful location."

    The owners were very approachable and friendly. We would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a wonderful time at The White House, using it as our base to explore the beautiful Yorkshire coastline."

    The added bonus of having the hot tub to relax in after a day of adventures was also fabulous. Would recommend this property to everyone as its cosy inviting feel is enough to make everyone relax and feel at home.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a wonderful relaxing holiday the Whitehouse is in a great location for the coast and the country."

    Walks from the doorstep , the owners were very nice and available if needed , and the hot tub was great at the end of a hard day's shopping or hiking we will definitely recommend and hopefully return

    Reviewed by Sandra4.7Jun 2023

  • "No washing machine in cottage or anywhere we could use one ."

    Reviewed by Margaret4.4Apr 2023

  • "This cozy, bijou cottage was perfect for the two of us and our little dog."

    It was clean and comfortable, and the owner was on hand for any advice/information. It benefits from being in easy walking distance to a very (dog) friendly pub, where food is served Thursday to Sunday. Some lovely Market towns close by to explore and close enough to the sea for walks along the beach. The hot tub made for a relaxing end to the day. Thanks for your hospitality!

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Feb 2023

  • "Cosy, warm little cottage, well thought out layout, great hottub, situated in a friendly village convenient for Beverly and visits to the coast."

    Enjoyed the welcome gifts as did our dog and the local walks. Village pubs friendly with good food. Bed very comfortable. No Internet on EE but it was good to get away from technology for a few days.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Jan 2023

  • "Thanks to Guy and Emma for a lovely break."

    Try The Robin Hood pub for a warm welcome and great Sunday lunch. Very dog friendly. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Cornelius5.0Jan 2023

  • "Last minute booking for 2 of us with our dog over Christmas."

    What a hidden gem this is. A cozy, warm cottage that had everything we needed nestled in a fantastic village. We arrived to find a welcoming home complete with Christmas tree, wine and mince pies. A very nice touch. We ventured to the local "Robin Hood" on the 1st night and were greeted with a warm welcome from both the owners/staff and also all of the locals. We had great food too. On Christmas Eve we chilled and relaxed in the cottage and took a dog walk around the beautiful village before returning to the pub again where our well behaved dog was made most welcome, once again enjoying great food and a welcoming atmosphere from a great community of people. We enjoyed another 2 nights in Middleton and much of the same with a trip into Beverly in-between. All in all, we had a fantastic break away and I look forward to returning again in the not too distant future. The owners have made a cracking job of their rental and I would highly recommend for anyone looking to kick back, relax but still have home comforts. We couldn't find fault. Thank you for our stay - greatly appreciated.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Dec 2022

  • "A beautiful little cottage loved it the hot tub made it even more special."

    We really enjoyed our stay and the welcome gifts were a lovely gesture thank you. We will definitely return. Thank you Doug and Jackie (Sheffield)

    Reviewed by Jackie4.4Oct 2022

  • "We had a lovely week in The White House."

    Treats left for us and the dog by the owners

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Oct 2022

  • "I wanted a quiet little place to relax with my little boy for my birthday."

    This didn't disappoint arrived to find some little treats from the hosts which was lovely. It was central for the places I wanted to visit with him and also lovely to just stay and relax. The hot tub a massive bonus and very private. Guy and his family on hand to help when you need we occurred a problem with the stove which he fixed promptly. I would definitely recommend this cottage to my friends. Thanks you Guy, Emma.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Aug 2022

  • "A wonderful holiday home."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, especially the little gifts. What a lovely thought. We can’t wait to return

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2022

  • "Absolutely amazing cottage, we had a lovely stay, of course the hot tub was amazing!"

    ! There was some lovely little touches when we arrived such as a bottle of wine, biscuits and then treats for our pup. We hope to return in the future.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Jul 2022

  • "Really lovely and welcoming stay."

    The bed was the most comfortable one I’ve ever slept in! The welcome wine, biscuits and dog treats were a lovely touch. Thank you for having us!

    Reviewed by Lauren3.8Jul 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay at the White House, was comfy and very clean."

    Facilities also good. Would definitely recommend. The hot tub was an added bonus and was perfect to relax and chill in the evening. Many thanks

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fantastic location and facilities, only wish we had booked for longer."

    Reviewed by Emma5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely spotlessly clean cosy cottage, everything you need for a well earned break, especially relaxing in the hot tub."

    Very friendly hosts always on hand if needed. lovely peaceful village and very friendly people. Will be visiting again soon.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2022

  • "We stayed here for a week."

    It is a lovely cosy cottage with everything you could need. It’s very clean and very comfy. Just mind your head on one of the doorways. The hot tub is perfect and situated in a private area. There is a large parasol as well if it’s too sunny or raining. Guy is very friendly and approachable if you need anything. We would definitely recommend this lovely cottage and would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by Geraldine5.0May 2022

  • "We had a great holiday just what we needed the hot tub was a real delight the ..."

    We had a great holiday just what we needed the hot tub was a real delight the cottage was spot on will definitely return

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Apr 2022

  • "Beautiful little village."

    Cottage was very comfortable and had everything we needed for our 5 nights there. Extremely clean!! Very private! Hot tub was absolutely amazing so very clean and in your own private area fenced and walled with wall lights, fabulous to unwind after a long walk. Guy and Emma live behind you and are at hand if needed but leave you to get on and enjoy your stay. Really lovely couple!

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2022

  • "The listing said something about the property all being on one level (the first floor); however, you need to know that there is step down into the living/kitchen area."

    This will not be a problem to most of you but if you are disabled it's something to think about. It is 'just one more step' to a 'normal' person, but being newly disabled myself, I found this step extremely difficult as you also need to duck to avoid the low door frame. Aswell as the step, the kitchen area is very small and not user friendly for anyone who can't easily turn and twist. I don't want the review to be completely negative, because the cottage is lovely, as is the hottub.

    Reviewed by Helen2.2Mar 2022

  • "Really relaxing."

    We will be back.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Feb 2022

  • "Great stay at The White House."

    Location was perfect; pub and pizza shop literally a 5 minute walk from the cottage .Lots of dog walks nearby, but only a 10 to 20 minute drive to two local towns. Hot tub at the cottage was lovely and very private. Everything that was needed was provided for in the cottage and the wine and biscuits left from the owners was a welcome addition as were the dog treats. Would definitely return

    Reviewed by Louise4.7Feb 2022

  • "Very comfortable and warm, owner never bothered us just let us know if we needed anything just ask"

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Jan 2022

  • "We stayed over Christmas and had an amazing time."

    Cute cottage which had everything we needed, even managed to make our lovely Christmas dinner on Christmas day! The village is also lovely and peaceful. On arrival the owners left us a bottle of wine and a Christmas card which was a nice touch and made us feel welcome. One of the main reasons we stayed here was because the cottage was dog friendly for our lurcher, he also settled in really well! And of course the hot tub which was excellent, the area was private and we could relax. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Bethany5.0Dec 2021

  • "A lovely, charming cottage, the hot tub was worth the visit alone!"

    Comfortable bed, bathroom very clean & tidy, kitchen & living facilities all as advertised, would not hesitate to stay again in the future.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Oct 2021

  • "Comfortable cottage good facilities, good place for visiting local places of interest."

    Local pub good for food, but, at the moment of from Wednesday to the weekend. The owners alowed us to slightly change our stay because of illness which was nice of them. The hot tub was very good to be able to wind down after a day out. The only problem is there is no viable internet but it is not advertised as having any so it wasn't a major problem, and they information provided tells you it is not readily accessed. Would recommend for others to visit.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Sep 2021

  • "Small property but perfectly formed"

    Reviewed by Steven4.4Jul 2021

  • "Lovely little cottage."

    Big hot tub. Easy booking process and easy check in and out. Quiet village. Great base to explore the area.

    Reviewed by Becky5.0May 2021

  • "Great location as a base to visit the coastline."

    Reviewed by Rachel4.7Oct 2020

  • "Couldn't recommend this place enough, after having to cancel plans for my partners 30th in June we decided to book this for belated celebrations and I'm so happy we did."

    The cottage was in a lovely little village with a pub within walking distance. We spent most of the days exploring the area and then the evenings were spent in the hot tub relaxing. My partner also proposed to me during our stay which made it extra special. We also visited the pub a few times for a drink and food which was delicious and really reasonably priced. The owner of the cottage was lovely, we called the day before to confirm when we would be arriving and were greeted with a bottle of wine and shortbread which was a really lovely touch. If you want a break where you can just switch off and explore the beautiful Yorkshire countryside this is the perfect place.. we would definitely return!

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Sep 2020

  • "Cottage was lovely and had everything we needed."

    Hosts were friendly but not intrusive and the wine and shortbread they left for us was a lovely touch. Cottage is in a lovely area and has it's own parking spot which was great, however the biggest bonus for us was the fantastic hot tub which was completely private and was so relaxing after days out.

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Sep 2020

  • "Beautiful little cottage with all the facilities we needed for a week away."

    The hot tub was amazing and super clean, definitely well looked after. We found the location really good and it allowed us to have a good base to explore the surrounding areas. Although we didn't meet The hosts in person we received excellent communication from them before and during our stay. The welcome gifts that met us on arrival were so thoughtful and very much appreciated. Our holiday was so relaxing and just what we needed. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Aug 2020

  • "We booked and then in-between lock down we got a dog."

    I contacted the property owners and asked if he would be okay to come. They were more than happy to have him they said. We arrived to a welcome treat for us and the dog. We spent all of our evenings in the hot tub after a day out. It was truly a beautiful little cottage. We were lucky enough to meet the owners and chat on the drive who were lovely always asked how our day was. And was always happy to give us any recommendations, on days out and places to eat.

    Reviewed by Shaunna5.0Jul 2020

  • "Great location and the secluded hot tub was an added bonus, don't forget your ..."

    Great location and the secluded hot tub was an added bonus, don't forget your towelling robes as the hot tub is a very short walk across the drive and it is cold when you get out :)

    Reviewed by Greg5.0Mar 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation with welcoming hosts."

    Really cosy and comfortable, very warm with the added bonus of a hot tub at the end of a busy day. All in all a great week was had by all, highly recommend this place

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Feb 2020

  • "Perfect little break away for me and my wife."

    The no internet situation gave us a lot of valuable time together. Really enjoyed the little village too

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2019

  • "Great dog friendly cottage, the hosts are great, the hot tub topped it."

    Will be going again

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Sep 2019

  • "Excellent. I had a wonderful time."

    The owners are incredibly friendly. The place was immaculate. Ideal base for exploring Yorkshire.

    Reviewed by Damian5.0Jul 2019

  • "Lovely cosy cottage hot tub super wine and biscuits on arrival was a lovely added extra"

    Reviewed by Cari5.0Jul 2019

  • "The arm chair and settee were so soft that we had to put pillows and cushions onto them to boost seat height."

    The baby belling cooker really only good for cooking small amounts. As the owners lived on site and never made the effort to introduce themselves we felt more tolerated than welcomed in the property. This was rather an important and easy way the owners could have improved our holiday experience.

    Reviewed by Robert2.8Jul 2019

  • "Lovely little cottage and in an ideal location."

    So many beautiful places of interest to visit and all within not to long of a drive. The cottage is a little home from home and of course the hot tub at the end of a busy day was divine. The only thing I would have liked was a small food recycle box. The Robin Hood pub is a short stroll from the cottage and their steak pie is to die for! All in all we have had a wonderful stay and look forward to coming back again! Excellent!!!!

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Jul 2019

  • "We have nothing bad to say about this place."

    . We booked this for our honeymoon as we needed to relax after a long weekend at the wedding venue. It did not disappoint one bit.. They have thought of everything.. Its quiet Its comfortable Its warm Its cosy. It was the perfect place to relax and the hot tub is just the added tick to the place.. We will most definitely be returning. Also.. the local pub the robin hood inn.. Really friendly ppl and very nice food indeed..

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Nov 2018

  • "This was brilliant."

    The owners kept in touch and let us know about the local area. Hot tub is fantastic. We locked the keys out of the car and been from Harrogate was unable to get into the car. Luckily someone fetched the keys over at 8 after arriving at 3. Thank goodness for the bottle of wine that was left by the owners, lovely touch. Cosy and warm.

    Reviewed by Mason4.7Oct 2018

  • "Lovely quirky cottage, clean and well appointed, hot tub the icing on the cake."

    Good location to explore Yorkshire and the wolds. Well run by a great family, will definitely be returning for another visit .

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2018

  • "We felt the cottage was tired looking inside ."

    Expect same as at home or even better . It was very basic . Plates etc old ..no outside area , other than sitting on driveway looking at walls . Hot tub area okay , all walled . Sorry but we were disappointed .

    Reviewed by Jeanette2.2Jul 2018

  • "The only thing we could fault is the cooker firstly could only use one of the two rings with the oven or grill or both rings and no oven or grill we understand it is only a small kitchen but felt this did let the rest of the property down ."

    Reviewed by Robert4.4May 2018

  • "The accommodation was very quirky, in a renovated cottage, furnished to a high standard."

    The hot tub in its secluded location was exceptional. The little touches by the owners also made a difference, with a bottle of wine & biscuits awaiting us on arrival.

    Reviewed by Kevin4.7Apr 2018

  • "Very cosy and clean cottage with all essentials and more!"

    Hot tub was a very high standard, clean and private, the walk from the cottage to the hot tub made you appreciate the hot tub more! Lovely few nights away just what we needed, the bottle of wine was an extra touch. Would definitely rebook and recommend to other, thank you

    Reviewed by Amelia5.0Feb 2018

  • "Great value for money, hot tub was fabulous and the biscuits and wine were a lovely thought!"

    ! Great that there was lots of leaflets in the cottage and endless books / DVDs. Had a super week!!

    Reviewed by Charmaine4.6Sep 2017

  • "Nice cosy cottage centrally located, off road parking, Hot tub excellent feature great to relax in after long walks."

    Good pub close by good food reasonably priced.

    Reviewed by Trevor4.4Sep 2017

  • "Had a very good time."

    Place and people friendly. Pet friendly pub. Cottage well equipped for the dog more so than other cottages we have been too. Over all lovely, relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.6Jul 2017

  • "We had a great stay, very relaxing weekend."

    Reviewed by Hannah4.2Feb 2017

  • "Lovely stay would recommend ideal for couple with small dog."

    Complete with all needs and ironing board/iron (which for our short stay not needed) but no hair dryer and guess what ? forgot mine.

    Reviewed by Adrian4.2Jan 2017

  • "The hot tub was wonderful, but the cottage could do with a decent wifi connection!"

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Sep 2016

  • "The owner Guy was very helpful and genuinely a really nice bloke."

    Reviewed by Joseph4.8Sep 2016

  • "The owners were very helpful"

    Reviewed by Sam4.8Sep 2016

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Summary

  • All first floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area. Note: Low beams and ceiling
  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric Baby Belling cooker with two rings, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage
  • Small rear patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Hot tub (available 10am - 10pm Sat - Thurs, all year round - please bring own towels for hot tub use)
  • One well-behaved dog welcome - £25 pet supplement
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and shop 2 mins walk.

The property

A quaint, whitewashed, semi-detached cottage situated on a quiet street in the small village of Middleton on the Wolds.

This cosy and characterful Middleton on the Wolds cottage has been lovingly refurbished to provide delightful accommodation for a couple, with the added bonus of a hot tub.

The accommodation at this Middleton on the Wolds cottage is all on the first floor with original beams and an attractive, exposed brick fireplace in the sitting room.

A modern kitchen and breakfast bar coupled with a contemporary small bathroom will ensure a very comfortable stay in this Middleton on the Wolds cottage.

Outside, enjoy an after-dinner drink in the sheltered patio or take advantage of the fabulous hot tub.

Close to this Middleton on the Wolds cottage is the local inn and the surrounding rolling chalk countryside provides ample cycling and walking opportunities.

Surrounded by the picturesque, thriving market towns of Market Weighton, Pocklington, Beverley and Driffield, this Middleton on the Wolds cottage is perfectly placed for exploring the area.

Visit Beverley Minster, Sledmere House, the Yorkshire Air Museum andSkipsea Castle, all a short drive away.

With easy access to historic York and the East Coast resorts of Filey and Bridlington, this Middleton on the Wolds cottage offers an ideal base for exploring the area.

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About the location

MIDDLETON ON THE WOLDS

Driffield 8 miles; Beverley 9 miles; York 24 miles.

The small village of Middleton on the Wolds lies mid way between the thriving market towns of Market Weighton and Driffield. Old cottages line the main street and the village is overlooked by a 13th century church located on a hill above the community. The local pub now houses the village shop and caters for everyday necessities. Surrounded by the rolling countryside of the pretty Yorkshire Wolds, this village is centrally placed for easy access to the bustling market towns of Beverley, Pocklington and Driffield. Visit Market Weighton with its Victorian and Georgian streets and enjoy the amenities including local inns, tea rooms, individual shops and a weekly farmers’ market. Other attractions include Beverley Minster, Yorkshire Air Museum, Sledmere House and Skipsea castle. The historic City of York is an easy drive away and well worth a visit.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas