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Golden Hill Cottage

Haxby near York, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 940135)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mrs Bryder

    “What a fantastic place to stay!”

    Very conveniently situated for trips into York. Beautiful cottage in the countryside. Loved every minute of it and would highly recommend.

    Very conveniently situated for trips into York. Beautiful cottage in the countryside. Loved every minute of it and would highly recommend.

The property

Haxby 2 miles.

Golden Hill Cottage is an absolute delight.

It is situated two miles from Haxby and close to York and the many attractions around and about.

Set within a working livery and arable farm, the cottage is situated adjacent to the owner's home and is an oasis of calm with a delightful patio awash with colour.

The sitting room is an amazing space with an open staircase leading to a feature galleried landing.

The landing has a peaceful sitting area where you can curl up and read a book or look out for wildlife across the fields.

The woodburning stove is a welcome addition to take the chill off cooler evenings, and as the cottage is centrally heated throughout, you are guaranteed a very comfortable stay.

With three light and spacious bedrooms, an en-suite bathroom together with a wet room, this cottage is perfect for everyone.

The wonderful city of York is a short drive from the cottage and offers a plethora of attractions for absolutely everyone.

The awe-inspiring Minster is magnificent.

Walking the walls offers a bird's eye view of the city and you can hop on and off discovering the history, culture and individual shops and cafes.

The Shambles is an amazing medieval street, where the tops of the buildings almost meet.

York is also home to The National Railway Museum, York Races, famous chocolatiers and of course the firm favourite; Bettys Tea Room.

The area is full of surprises, from the delights of the Yorkshire Wolds, taking in the stunning Sledmere House and Gardens to the beautiful Howardian Hills and the magnificent Castle Howard.

The Yorkshire Coast renowned for its mile after mile of golden sandy beaches and quaint fishing villages is less than an hour's drive away.

Drive westwards and the scenic Yorkshire Dales are yours for the taking. A wonderful cottage, situated in a great location for exploring the many attractions nearby.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin
  • Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of owner's freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Front patio with furniture and ornamental pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Owner has friendly dogs
  • Note: The ornamental pond is covered with netting, however children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: Owner can reduce property to sleep 4 with a reduced price, the twin bedroom would be shut off to guests
  • Please contact the office to discuss.

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About the location


York 4.5 miles; Kirkby Moorside 22 miles; Knaresborough 19 miles; Harrogate 23 miles.

A satellite village to the north of York, Haxby offers excellent commuter links and bus links into the historic city centre. This friendly village has good amenities including pubs, shops, a hairdressers, a bakery and a fish and chip shop, and there is also a village park and at nearby Strensall there is a superb golf course, with other alternatives close by. Just outside the village of Strensall, the Strensall Common Nature Reserve is a conservation area with heathland and a wonderful array of wildlife, including birds, common lizards and adders. The surrounding countryside offers good walking and cycling opportunities, with picturesque cycle routes leading along the riverside path into the very heart of York. Hop in the car and venture into the North York Moors National Park to explore Dalby Forest, a beautiful setting for a family day out woven with walking and bike trails and a Go Ape centre! An easy drive away, the idyllic market town of Knaresborough is situated in the shadow of a large aqueduct, with a bustling market square and quaint, friendly pubs, cafés and shops located along the River Nidd. Take a stroll along the river, visit Knaresborough Castle and Mother Shipton’s Cave and in the summer, enjoy an ice-cream and hire a row boat. There are many things to see and do in this lovely area of Yorkshire, a wonderful holiday base all year round.

NOTE: owner can reduce property to sleep 4 with a reduced price, the twin bedroom would be shut off to guests. Please contact the office to discuss.

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