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Ivy Cottage

Sawdon near Scarborough, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 25202)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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34 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Meek

    “If you have dogs you need to take a torch because there are only two very dull street lights”

    - Mr Meek, October 2020

The property

This delightful terraced stone barn conversion is located in the small village of Sawdon, 1.9 miles from another village called Brompton-by-Sawdon, between Scarborough and Pickering.

Set out mostly over the ground floor, the accommodation at this cottage is spacious and well presented with all the ingredients for a perfect romantic retreat.

The main living area oozes character, featuring a high beamed ceiling, stone flagged floor and a warming woodburning stove, ideal for snuggling up in front of on a cold winter’s night.

A wooden open tread staircase leads to a mezzanine sitting area with comfortable sofa, a lovely spot to relax with a good book, whilst the designated chef for the evening prepares a delicious meal in the well-equipped kitchen.

The bedroom boasts a beautiful four poster king-size double bed with feature beamed ceiling, creating a spacious feel, and from here a step down leads to the lovely modern bathroom.

Sawdon has a pub, The Anvil, and nearby Brompton-in Sawdon is home to quaint tea rooms and small shops selling local produce.

The surrounding open countryside is a walkers paradise, with a good network of public footpaths and trails, whilst nearby the moors offer spectacular views and idyllic touring opportunities.

A twenty minute drive brings you into the heart of popular Scarborough, a wonderful traditional seaside town, with fine beaches, colourful ornamental gardens and wide array of restaurants and pubs, and culture lovers will savour a special treat to the renowned Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round.

There are many historic market towns in the vicinity of this cottage, including Pickering, with its steam railway and castle, as well as Malton and Helmsley.

Ivy cottage offers a romantic retreat where you can get away from it all and discover this beautiful area and all that it has to offer.


  • Mostly ground floor
  • One four poster king-size double bedroom
  • Bathroom with spacious walk in shower and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove
  • Mezzanine sitting area.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Wi Fi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Communal lawned area
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 1 min walk (open Wednesday to Sunday)
  • Note: There are steep open tread stairs leading to the mezzanine
  • Note: Although mostly ground floor, there are three internal steps
  • Note: Adults only, no children or infants

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About the location


Brompton-by-Sawdon 1.9 miles; Scarborough 10 miles; Pickering 11 miles.

The small village of Sawdon is situated on the edge of the stunning North York Moors National Park, close to both Scarborough and Pickering. Sawdon has a pub called The Anvil (open Wednesday to Sunday), which is well known in the area for its excellent meals, and walks can be enjoyed from the village. Close by is Brompton-by-Sawdon, which is a delightful country village on the edge of the Forge Valley, an area of outstanding countryside. This wonderfully scenic location, with its stone-built cottages and village butcher, is ideally placed for discovering the countryside, and the surrounding area is somewhat of a walker’s heaven. You may also wish to enjoy the nearby lake or visit the traditional tea rooms for some light refreshment! A little further afield the historic market town of Malton offers quaint shopping streets, whilst the famous family beaches and seaside attractions of Scarborough are within easy reach.

Note: Adults only, no children or infants.

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