Waterhall Farm Cottages
Thirsk 4 miles. Situated on the outskirts of the pretty village of Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe, these five properties are the result of a sympathetic conversion of old stone barns on the owner’s livestock farm. Care has been taken with these Thirsk cottages to retain original features, including exposed timbers and walls, and these original features are complemented by modern comforts. Tastefully furnished and decorated, these Thirsk cottages provide warm and welcoming accommodation benefiting from a communal sheltered courtyard set within a peaceful environment. There are plenty of animals to enjoy including alpacas, free range chickens, Gloucestershire old spot pigs, beef herd of cattle, Ryeland Sheep (rare), Pygmy goats, Shetland pony, 2 dogs and cat with the owner offering a completely free trip for people staying at cottage to go when owner feeds animals. The local village inn is a 10-minute stroll from these North Yorkshire cottages, whilst the delightful market town of Thirsk offers a wide range of restaurants, shops and pubs skirting the historic cobbled market square. From these Thirsk cottages, there are superb walking opportunities including Sutton Bank with its exceptional panoramic views from where you may wish to watch the gliders take full advantage of the strong thermals hugging the cliffs. Be sure to visit the James Herriot Museum in Thirsk, and picturesque Helmsley is famous for its beautiful hanging baskets throughout the summer months. These Thirsk cottages are an ideal base for those wishing to explore both the Yorkshire Dales, the spectacular North York Moors and there is easy access to the seaside towns of Whitby and Scarborough. With the magnificent historic city of York, Ripon and Harrogate a short drive from these North Yorkshire cottages, there is a wide choice of activities for all guests to enjoy.
A lovely barn conversion in its own courtyard, designed in an upside down fashion, with an open-plan living area located on the first floor.
Exposed stonework, and an L-shaped sofa accompany the layout, with a dining table off-set by a vertical original beam.
Downstairs you will discover three wonderful bedrooms, each fashionably decorated and almost mirroring each other in style.
Ample storage creates a sense of charm, and the family bathroom is well-appointed, comprising of a bath with a shower above.
Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 14936, 15032, 19934, 19935, together they can sleep up to 20 people.
Three ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
- Wood pellett eco central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, microwave, 2 x TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Highchair and cot available on request
- Off-road parking
- Courtyard with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop 4 miles and pub 8 mins walk
- Note: Shared utility with washing machine and tumble dryer.
About the location
Ripon 11 miles; York 23 miles.
With the gateway to the North York Moors National Park to the east and Yorkshire Dales National Park to the west, the bustling town of Thirsk boasts a quaint market place, splendid Georgian buildings, a Norman church and excellent pubs, shops, restaurants, a cinema and a leisure centre. Visit the World of James Herriott Museum, dedicated to the life and works of the town’s own famous vet and author or explore the surrounding rolling countryside and Hambleton Hills, offering excellent walking opportunities. The cathedral city of York and the beautiful East Coast are within easy driving distance.
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute