Raskelf 2 miles.
An attractive, detached cottage adjoining the owners' house in wide, open countryside, just two miles from the village of Raskelf and four miles from the market town of Easingwold.
Set over the ground floor, this warm and cosy Easingwold cottage is ideal for a couple to enjoy a country break in this beautiful and historical area and is perfect for exploring the stunning scenery of the Howardian Hills, the Vale of York and the eastern Dales before returning to a lovely haven of peace and tranquillity.
The cottage is set amongst one and a half acres of the owners' superb gardens, with both formal and wild gardens, a lovely orchard and, the centrepiece of the outstanding layout, a beautiful pond with extensive decking to sit out and enjoy the local wildlife.
The accommodation in this Raskelf cottage consists of an open- plan living area with well-equipped kitchen, cosy sitting area with French doors to a private sitting out area, and a small dining area.
A shower room and delightful double bedroom complete the layout and all the windows afford pretty views of the surrounding gardens.
Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this Raskelf cottage offers superb walking opportunities, with a wide network of public footpaths.
The elegant Georgian town of Easingwold has a wide cobbled market square, lined with an array of quality shops, cafes and traditional inns offering fine dining.
Visit the nearby city of York and tour the National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and the spectacular Minster and be sure to walk the medieval city walls for a unique view of this wonderful city.
With the pretty country towns of Helmsley, Thirsk and Hovingham close by and attractions such as Rievaulx Abbey and Castle Howard to enjoy, this Raskelf cottage is a splendid base for a relaxing romantic holiday.
About the location
Easingwold 3 miles; York 14 miles.
The small historic village of Raskelf with its beautiful old church, wooden steeple and quaint farm shop lies between the city of York and the Hambleton Hills, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Picturesque and peaceful, it is a perfect introduction to "Herriot Country", with the village itself boasting two traditional pubs and delightful Georgian architecture whilst being surrounded by rolling countryside on all sides. The lovely old market town of Easingwold is nearby, boasting a pretty market square and a good selection of shops, pubs and cafes, whilst York with its famous Minster, medieval walls, the Railway museum and the Yorvik centre, is just a short drive away. The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors and Coast are also within easy touring distance and are rich in stately homes and National Trust attractions - Harewood House and Castle Howard being just two of several within an hour's drive.