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Pipistrelle Cottage

Brandesburton, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 1034737)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "A most enjoyable stay in this beautiful cottage."

    Our second stay here did not disappoint. Jean

    Reviewed by JeanApr 2022

  • "A lovely cottage, everything you could possibly need."

    Clean, comfortable and well equipped. Owners available if needed but did not interfere. Would have liked to let my dog off lead on the field, this was the only drawback. Would happily stay again.

    Reviewed by PaulineApr 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in a great location."

    Ample parking. Was very warm and cosy with ample room inside, especially liked the separate shower and toilet downstairs. Great walk down to the lake with the dog. Would love to visit again in summer and enjoy the outside area

    Reviewed by JanetDec 2021

  • "We enjoyed our week in Bransburton."

    The cottage was beautiful ,clean and comfortable. Very handy for all the local attractions, even the weather was kind. Would recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by JeanSep 2021

  • "5 Star holiday cottage."

    Very friendly owners on site if needed. Cottage very well furnished to extremely high standard. Would definately recommend and hope to return.

    Reviewed by JonSep 2021

  • "The whole experience from selecting and placing our request and then payment was simple and straight-forward."

    The property was as described and situated in an area to allow us to visit many locations in and around the cottage. We visited many of the local eateries and found the service, staff, selection and quality of food and price to meet all pockets. The owners being on site enabled us to chat about visitor hotspots and where best to avoid at certain times of the day. Covid controls still existed and they made us feel safer. We would recommend Skyes and the property we chose with out hesitation.

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "Pipistrelle cottage is an absolute gem of a find and perfectly placed to explore this beautiful coastline."

    Alan and Barbara live next door and are always on hand to answer queries and give advice on best beaches etc. The cottage was scrupulously clean and comfortable, tastefully decorated and well equipped. My friend and I took our two dogs and there is a lovely, accessable field with a pretty pond at the back of the house for early morning/evening walks. Highly recommend this exceptional place, we will be back!

    Reviewed by RebeccaAug 2021

  • "Lovely Cottage with very friendly owners."

    Reviewed by LindaJul 2021

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay in Piperstrell cottage, every thing was provided , it was extremely comfortable and exceed our expectations."

    It is a good location for beach holidays with children or walking the coast with a dog. I would have no problem recommending it to family or friends, we also had wonderful weather, a lovely break after a winter of lockdown.

    Reviewed by PatriciaJun 2021

  • "A great few days had by all, great weather."

    The cottage was comfortable, well maintained and clean. Situated in a quiet rural area but within easy reach busier places if you want them. We'd go back.

    Reviewed by MarkMay 2021

  • "A comfortable, spacious, well equipped cottage with outdoor space and plenty of parking."

    Very friendly owners on hand should they be needed.

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2021

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Very well equipped. The owners were very helpful and friendly. We had a lovely week despite the weather. Would rebook again. Only drawback for us was the double bed which was a bit short for him(6ft 2) but as there was only the two of us he found one of the single beds was fine for him.

    Reviewed by GlynisMay 2021

  • "We loved staying in Pipistrelle and just wish it could have been for longer!"

    The cottage and setting were lovely, and the house nicely appointed and sparkly clean. It was in a nice location between Leven and Brandesburton and good for access to the seaside and Beverley. The walks (or runs) nearby are perfect for anyone looking for a taste of English country life.

    Reviewed by RichardMay 2021

  • "We were central for everywhere we wanted to go and the beaches were close by, other members of the family were in another cottage so we met up every day and had a great time."

    Reviewed by MarilynOct 2020

  • "The cottage is lovely and in a fantastic location for great walks, quiet beaches and a rainy day trip to York was within an hour."

    The hosts are incredibly welcoming and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. My only criticism, which was unique to us and you cant tell from the pictures is that the house is next to a 60mph B road, with the main bedroom window opening onto the road, which seemed to have quite a bit of traffic from 7.30am. So if you are an early riser then this won't be a problem, but if you are hoping for a bit of a lie in on your holiday (as we were) then we found that element a bit frustrating. Other than that, the cottage is lovely and in a fantastic location with a nice meadow and pond behind the house, with plenty of space for the kids to roam. There's even a resident Barn Owl which was a real highlight!

    Reviewed by MattJul 2020

  • "Lovely, spacious, well equipped cottage, very comfortable and welcoming, and very good for the price."

    Beautiful surroundings and very friendly owners. The area is wonderful with lots of gorgeous and relatively deserted beaches, beautiful scenery and interesting towns. Well worth a visit!

    Reviewed by ClaireJul 2020

  • "A great week in a wonderful cottage."

    Accommodation is spotlessly clean, well decorated and overall a wonderful place to stay. Local area has great walking and cycling and Beverley is a wonderful place to visit,

    Reviewed by PhilFeb 2020

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x twin
  • Sofa bed on first floor
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Calor gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Local amenities include golf, water sports, children’s park, airfield
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.8 miles

The property

Pipistrelle House is a beautiful contemporary home for a family of four seeking a tranquil escape.

Situated in the countryside between the villages of Brandesburton and Leven in the East Riding of Yorkshire, the property is ideally situated as a base for countryside walks with easy access to the coast and local attractions.

Internally, the open-plan living space takes centre stage, providing a fabulous area for everyone to gather for some quality family time.

Lounge on one of the inviting sofas in front of the television for an evening of relaxation, while the chef of the group gets to work in the amply equipped kitchen.

Nestled amongst the sleek grey units you will find a good selection of appliances; with a gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge and a washing machine, the property hosts all the essentials for a week-long break.

Sit together at the dining table to enjoy your home-cooked meals, with the light pouring into the room from the large imposing windows, settled within the feature exposed brick walls.

Tucked beneath the eaves of the dwelling on the first floor is a good sized double and a twin bedroom, both with simple yet stylish interiors providing an ideal layout for a small family.

The local village hosts everything you need from shops for your last-minute ingredients to takeaways or pubs and restaurants for a more relaxed indulgent evening.

Brandesburton has its own golf course and shooting ground with a number of fishing lakes to explore for a true countryside experience whilst Leven has a well-equipped social club, airfield and walks by the canal and River Hull.

For a day on the waves, head to Hornsea Beach or further up the coast to Bridlington, Filey or Scarborough where you can participate in a variety of watersports or simply soak in the sun.

Alternatively take a trip to the historic town of Beverley, home to a wide range of independent shops, a cobbled market square and the beautiful Beverley Minster.

For a truly tranquil retreat, Pipistrelle House is perfect for you and your loved ones, at any time of the year.

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About the location


Hornsea 6.5 miles; Beverley 9.7 miles.

The small village of Brandesburton lies in the East Riding of Yorkshire between Hornsea and Beverley. Surrounded by open countryside, this small village hosts two local shops, two traditional village inns, three restaurants/takeaways - Chinese, Italian and Fish and Chips, a nearby golf course and a small village green, plus numerous fishing ponds and nearby watersports facilities. There is a nearby indoor market and car boot sale every Sunday at Skirlington. The seaside town of Hornsea lies just under 7 miles to the east and offers traditional seaside amenities with long golden sands, extensive promenade and ornamental gardens, tea rooms and pubs. A short drive from Brandesburton brings you to the historic market town of Beverley with its majestic minster, independent shops and rich array of quality restaurants, trendy cafes and cobbled market square. Brandesburton is well placed for visiting the numerous stately homes and gardens in the area, including Burton Agnes Hall, Sledmere House and Burton Constable Hall.

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