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Old School House

Kilham near Driffield, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 998868)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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    Electric car charging
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    Off road parking
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    Garden / Patio
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    Cot available
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    Highchair available
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    Pub/shop < 1 mile
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    Washing machine
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    Sky TV
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    Broadband / WiFi


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29 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Forrest

    “Cottage was well equipped, comfortable and very clean.”

    In a good situation in a lovely village with lots of footpaths over the Wolds: and Woldgate - (as in Hockney's "Spring comes to Woldgate", the Roman road running east at the end of the village - is spectacular in Autumn as well!

    In a good situation in a lovely village with lots of footpaths over the Wolds: and Woldgate - (as in Hockney's "Spring comes to Woldgate", the Roman road running east at the end of the village - is spectacular in Autumn as well!

    - Mr Forrest, October 2020

The property

A charming period property, centrally located in the tranquil village of Kilham.

Formerly the village school, it has been converted to a high standard with extensive ground floor living, boasting high ceilings and a feature brick fireplace housing a lovely new log burner.

Well placed for exploring both the East Coast and the rolling hills of the Wolds, this cottage is ideal for walkers and cyclists seeking this hidden, historic corner of Yorkshire.

You will find a bright and modern well-equipped kitchen, a family dining area and sofas to relax on, while watching Netflix or Sky Q television.

Upstairs are three pleasant bedrooms; the master with an en-suite shower and dual-aspect windows offering fine views towards the Norman church tower.

A family bathroom and handy ground floor cloakroom completes the interior and outside, the walled garden is safe for your four-legged friends to run around.

It is the perfect sheltered spot to sit and chat over a glass of wine.

A short stroll brings you to the local village inn, serving food and the village shop is also conveniently close by.

Cyclists can enjoy the surrounding quiet country lanes, while a good network of public footpaths lead you through some stunning countryside of the limestone hills.

It's a short drive along rural roads to the historic market town of Driffield, which offers independent shops, tea rooms, restaurants and a weekly market day.

Nearby Sledmere House is well worth a day out with its extensive gardens, stately home and popular tearoom.

For culture seekers, there's the added delight of the Hockney Trail, which encompasses the best of the Yorkshire Wolds.

The coast lies within half an hour's drive at Bridlington and Filey, traditional seaside resorts with long golden sands, promenades, a unique Coble Landing at Filey and a pretty harbour at Bridlington.

Be sure to visit the windswept chalk cliffs of Flamborough and Bempton RSPB Reserve, which offer spectacular coastal views.

With York an easy drive away, Old School House is the perfect base for a varied and restful holiday.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x 4' double
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with log burner.
  • Gas central heating and log burner
  • Double electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Sky Q and Netflix, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed rear garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub serving food 5 mins walk
  • Check in is from 4pm
  • Free of charge EV charge point
  • Note: This property can not accept a Saturday arrival.

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About the location


Driffield 7 miles; Bridlington 9 miles; York 35 miles.

The attractive village of Kilham is idyllically situated amidst the pretty Yorkshire Wolds countryside, 7 miles from the colourful town of Driffield. Once an important market town, the village today provides one pubs, a small shop and two churches The surrounding countryside offers excellent walking and cycling opportunities, whilst nearby Driffield provides a variety of shops and tea rooms together with a weekly market. Relax and unwind on the award-winning, sandy beaches that straddle the historic harbour at the bustling town of Bridlington, just 9 miles away, or enjoy a fun day out at Scarborough, with its colourful promenades. The medieval walls, celebrated Minster and interesting museums at the magnificent city of York are within easy driving distance and well worth a visit. Plenty to see and do, at any time of year.

Note: This property can not accept a Saturday arrival.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas

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