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Peacocks Rest

(Ref. 1122778)

Pocklington, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Visited early December - Xmas tree & fairy lights greeted us on arrival."

    We had a wonderful stay, great welcome hamper, very peaceful & a good location for travelling around. Property was in good condition, well equipped & extremely comfortable beds & pillows. We knew the hot tub was wood fired as the property description clearly stated this but there were a few comments in the visitor book about it. I’d definitely recommend & we would book again.

    Reviewed by Joy Helen5.0Dec 2023

  • "Great weekend stay."

    Property is definitely worth a visit. Ideally located for a walk into Pocklington or a visit to York. 3 great sized bedrooms , modern shower rooms and a living space big enough for 6 people to chill. Has all the cooking facilities you need and a dishwasher so no time wasted on chores! The welcome hamper was fabulous and a great surprise. Wood based hot tub took time to master and heat up so a small niggle and we'd know next time. We will be back x

    Reviewed by Debbie4.7Nov 2023

  • "Absolutely amazing !"

    6 of us have just returned after celebrating my 50th birthday at this property. Everything was amazing, from the Hot tub, a superb welcome hamper, comfy beds and plenty of space for relaxing. Would definitely return.

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave such kind feedback, we were pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay & hope you can return in the near future. Best wishes Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amanda4.7Oct 2023

  • "Superb, excellent stay at Peacocks Rest."

    A well appointed property with the owners leaving a superb welcome pack. Can highly recommend.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such kind feedback. We were so pleased you enjoyed your stay & hope you can return in the near future. Best wishes Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2023

  • "The place was perfect, but if some flowers or plants, be them real or artificial, would have been down the side or even near the hot tub, that would have given some colour when sat out."

    Other than that no problems and would go again.

    Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We were glad to hear you had a lovely time & will definitely take your suggestion on board. Best wishes Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Renee5.0Sep 2023

  • "This property is lovely!"

    It is set in a rural location and the quality of the fittings and furnishings is first class. It's warm and comfortable and the hot tub is a bonus. There's lots to do in the area. I am happy to recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Shelagh5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely delighted with our stay in Peacock’s Rest."

    The best cottage we’ve ever stayed in. Beautifully decorated with so many thoughtful touches. The lovely hamper for us and our dog was a lovely surprise and very welcome. We really enjoyed the hot tub! Situated in a quiet rural lane meant good dog walks. We really liked nearby Pocklington which had all the facilities you’d need. It was also a good base from which to explore further afield - York, Harrogate, Scarborough as well as beautiful wood and river walks. Thank you for our lovely stay.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such kind feedback. We were so pleased to hear how much you had enjoyed our little cottage & the lovely area surrounding us. We do hope you will be able to return in the near future. Best wishes Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Aug 2023

  • "The owners of this beautiful property had thought of everything and the welcome hamper plus other treats that they'd left for us were very much appreciated."

    We had a really comfortable stay in an excellently maintained property. We were a group consisting of three generations and it was suitable for all of us. The location was ideal for exploring the area. We hope to come and stay again sometime.

    Hi Louise, thank you so much for your kind feedback. We were so pleased to hear you had a lovely stay & we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Many thanks Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise5.0May 2023

  • "Beautiful property, built up to a very high standard."

    Peaceful setting and perfect for a family reunion!

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such kind feedback. we are pleased you enjoyed your stay & we would look forward to your return. Many thanks Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0May 2023

  • "A lovely holiday house."

    Immaculate and very well equipped. We had a great stay.

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave such kind feedback. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachael4.7Apr 2023

  • "Amazing stay in Peacock's Rest."

    Welcome pack was great, including a cake which was such a nice touch. Very spacious. Very clean. Extremely comfortable beds. Everything we needed was in the cottage. Would highly recommend.

    Thank you so much for taking time to leave such kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay & we hope you can return soon. Best wishes Jo & Steve x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Feb 2023

  • "This cottage is absolutely beautiful and the owners are incredibly helpful."

    The design of the cottage is very well thought out with the kitchen/dining/living area set up for real comfort for 6 adults and the bedrooms being separated from that space and all having en-suites means 3 couples can enjoy time together and still have their own separate comforts. Everything has been meticulously thought through from the really well kitted out kitchen and the layout to the beautiful decor. The garden is great (completely sealed so the dog is safe from escape!) and the hot tub is really lovely. Nice quiet setting and a short drive to Pocklington. Couldn’t recommend this higher for friends or family wanting a break. Thank you Joanne and Steve

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such kind feedback. We were so pleased to hear you had enjoyed your break & enjoyed the facilities in the cottage. Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jen5.0Dec 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage."

    Facilities top drawer and superb array of little gifts left for our arrival. Lovely quiet, rural location and beautifully maintained. Strongly recommended.

    Thank you so much for your kind words. It’s lovely to hear you had a nice time & we hope you can return soon. Joanne & Steve Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terri5.0Dec 2022

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  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with Smart TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request) with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Air source heat pump central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 4 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed front garden with patio, furniture, wood-fired hot tub for four, and bike storage
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Please note, pets are not to be left unattended or allowed on any furniture/beds
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 2.5 miles

The property

Settled on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, is this luxury barn conversion, Peacocks Rest.

Enjoying a superb location at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds with exceptional countryside views, Peacocks Rest is a fantastic pet-friendly choice for a group or family of six seeking a luxurious escape.

The property benefits from ample off-road parking for three cars, as well as a lovely front enclosed garden, featuring garden furniture and an indulgent wood-fired hot tub, perfect for alfresco dining followed by a relaxing dip!

Be welcomed into the light and airy open-plan living space, where you can conjure up your best dishes in the fully-equipped kitchen, ready to savour a delicious meal at the dining table for six.

After dinner, retreat to the plush leather sofas and relax in front of the Smart TV, whilst your pooches take up their favourite spot in front of the crackling woodburning stove.

Continue through to find a separate cloakroom for your convenience.

When sleep calls, three beautifully appointed bedrooms await you at the end of the day, two super-king-size and a twin, each benefitting from their own Smart TV, en-suite, and one with zip/link features, so you can freshen up and wind down for the evening in style.

Explore East Yorkshire like never before with a stay at Peacocks Rest.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1122780 and 1141596, together sleeping up to 12 guests.

Westfield Farm Barn Conversions

The Westfield Farm Barn Conversions consists of three luxury barn conversions resting on the outskirts of Pocklington, North Yorkshire. This collection offers a fantastic base from which to explore North Yorkshire, and enjoys light and airy open-plan living, fully-equipped kitchens, inviting sitting areas with Smart TV and woodburning stove, beautifully appointed bedrooms with Smart TVs and en-suites, enclosed gardens, off-road parking and indulgent wood-fired hot tubs. Peacock’s Rest further benefits from being pet-friendly. Pocklington offers all the local amenities you could need during your stay, including the welcoming pubs of Black Bull, The Market Tap, and The Black Swan, popular eateries including The Station, Stamfords, and Judsons Wine Bar & Restaurant, well-stocked convenience stores and a good selection of eateries for when you want to dine in the comfort of your luxury surroundings. Your new home from home is within easy reach of the historic city of York, where you will find the magnificent York Minister, the National Railway Museum, Rowntree Park, York Racecourse, York City Walls, the JORVIK Viking Centre, National Trust sites including Goddards and Treasurer’s House, and York’s Chocolate Story. The foodies in your party will love dining at the many eateries York has to offer, including 10 Michelin Star restaurants. Further afield, you will find Harrogate, where you can tour the Royal Pump House, enjoy leisurely strolls through the Valley Gardens, attend the annual Great Yorkshire Show in July, treat yourself to a Turkish Bath, or enjoy fine dining at the Michelin Star eateries of Three’s a Crowd, Stuzzi, Horto and Paradise Café.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


York 13 miles.

The pretty little market town of Pocklington nestles at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the Vale of York. It is perhaps best known for Burnby Hall Gardens - 8 acres of gloriously beautiful gardens with two large lakes which are home to the National Collection of water lilies. There are several world famous attractions nearby - majestic Castle Howard, beautiful Sledmere House, and of course the historic city of York. The town boasts a leisure centre offering a wide range of sports, including swimming, a Civic Centre and the Pocklington Arts Centre, which shows various films and stages live shows throughout the year. Pocklington is also home to Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre, known worldwide for its meditation courses and retreats, plus the KP Golf Club is situated approx. 1 mile away and offers wedding and other event facilities, a stylish bar and a restaurant, as well as an 18 hole championship golf course. Just a few miles away is the village of Warter, which is where David Hockney produced his 'Bigger Trees Near Warter' painting. Nearby are various cycle ways including the North Sea Cycle Route and walkers will love either the long distance walks along the Wolds Way or one of the many more circular walks in the area for all abilities. For those who enjoy touring by car, Pocklington forms part of the Pocklington Round, a lovely scenic drive which takes in some of the area’s prettiest villages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas