Sledmere 0.3 miles.
This attractive modern semi-detached property, is built on the site of the former local fire station in Sledmere, which served the rural community of the Yorkshire Wolds.
Quietly situated on the edge of the village, midway between the pretty market towns of Driffield and Malton, this delightful cottage provides very comfortable accommodation for those looking to explore both the East Coast and the rolling hills of the Wolds.
With lovely views over open countryside and farmland, there is a bright and sunny sitting room with a cosy woodburner for the cooler evenings and a dining area to one end.
Patio doors open onto a paved area with seating, perfect for afternoon tea and evening drinks, while enjoying glorious views over the pastures.
With a light and contemporary feel throughout, you will find a well-equipped modern kitchen with breakfast bar and three nicely-furnished bedrooms.
With a bathroom and an additional cloakroom, the cottage caters for all your family’s needs.
Also on the ground floor is the added luxury of underfloor heating and there's a second TV in one of the first floor bedrooms.
A short stroll brings you to the local village inn, serving food and local ale, whilst Sledmere House stately home is just a few minutes’ walk and offers a very popular cafe and tea room and a well-stocked farm shop with local produce, along with beautiful gardens and regular exhibitions.
The surrounding area of this hidden corner of Yorkshire is ideal cycling and walking country, with small country lanes and public footpaths criss-crossing the hills, including the Wolds Way long distance trail.
It's a short drive to the historic market towns of Driffield and Malton, which offer independent shops, tea rooms, restaurants and weekly market days.
For culture seekers, there's the added delight of the Hockney Trail, which encompasses the best of the Yorkshire Wolds.
The seaside lies within half an hour's drive at Bridlington, a traditional seaside resort with golden sands, a pretty harbour and amusement arcades.
Be sure to visit the windswept chalk cliffs of Flamborough and Bempton RSPB Reserve, which offer spectacular coastal views, and with York an easy drive, this delightful property is well placed for a varied and enjoyable holiday.
About the location
Driffield 8 miles; Malton 13 miles; Bridlington 17 miles; York 25 miles.
The small village of Sledmere lies in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds, between the market towns of Malton and Driffield. The village is dominated by the beautiful Georgian stately home of Sledmere House and gardens, which holds regular exhibitions and events throughout the year. There is also a local inn, serving food in Sledmere, plus on the edge of the village is Sledmere Castle, and the surrounding area boasts idyllic rural hills of rolling chalk countryside. Driffield lies eight miles away and this pretty market town has a wealth of independent shops, restaurants, quaint tea rooms and pubs. There is excellent walking and cycling all around, where you will find many quiet country lanes and a wide network of public footpaths, including the long distance walk 'The Wolds Way', and art lovers will enjoy following the Hockney Trail, which takes them to the well known scenes which inspired his famous paintings. With Bridlington, Filey, Flamborough and Scarborough nearby and an easy drive to the beautiful Minster city of York, Sledmere is perfectly placed to enjoy this quiet corner of Yorkshire.