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Granville Lodge

Yapham, near Pocklington, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 938012)

4.6

Very good

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely fantastic, everything is just perfect."

    The garden isn't dog friendly as there is no fencing to keep them in, and the outside lights need new bulbs, having a little Chihuahua I needed to follow her with a torch. Apart from that, this place is superb and I would highly recommend it, we will be booking again soon.

    Reviewed by TimNov 2021

  • "Quite a number of light bulbs needed replacing."

    The DVD player does not link to the TV and an instruction booklet for the TV would have been helpful.

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2021

  • "Granville Lodge is a nice big holiday cottage in a quiet location however a welcome pack would be nice giving information on local sites,recommendations,emergency details and which bins to use."

    Lots of flies in kitchen apparently because of harvest but a room with lots of flies is not good.

    Reviewed by ColinJul 2021

  • "There was a sewage smell in the backgarden when you opened the utility room."

    Think previous people had used the council bins incorrectly as they were not emptied.( maybe owner could clarify which bins are used for different products). Tv seemed to have very poor reception, and channel choice. The children loved the large garden, and the freedom. large lounge was perfect for family time. All the rooms were good sizes. Would recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by ChristinaJul 2021

  • "The photos aren't representative - new flooring throughout and looks much brighter than the photos show."

    A few minor (very picky) criticisms - the travel cot didn't work but high chair was fine. Previous occupants had filled the bins with mixed rubbish, and they didn't get emptied - perhaps some information on which bins are landfill/recyling, and any instructions for when and where to put them out on collection day would be useful. The TV signal wasn't great and there was no HDMI port (only SCART). There was a DVD player but the remote didn't match up (e.g. pressing 'play' sent you to the main menu). The internet was good enough to stream Netflix etc. Otherwise the cottage was fantastic, lots of space for 6 adults and a toddler, kitchen one of the best equipped we have had for a self catered let but a larger fridge would be useful. Property was clean and tidy when we arrived.

    Reviewed by SallyJul 2021

  • "Great holiday, we didn't want to come home!"

    ! Granville Lodge is in a lovely peaceful location, very relaxing

    Reviewed by ElizabethJun 2021

  • "A very clean, large and roomy holiday cottage, recently redecorated and with an extremely well equipped kitchen and utility room."

    Wonderful views across the Wolds and a quiet location with lots of beautiful places locally to explore and to eat out. The owners are very friendly and helpful, and a gas barbecue was provided so we could eat outside during the very hot weather. As a previous reviewer has noted though, the back garden is not enclosed and families with small children will need to watch them at all times, while owners of dogs will need to bring a stake and long lead to keep their pet safe while staying at the cottage.

    Reviewed by JillJun 2021

  • "Extremely spacious and comfortable holiday home."

    Points to note: - Gorgeous views from the dining room and kitchen. - The listing photos are out of date, the 'busy' carpets have been replaced with much nicer flooring. - The beds were all very comfortable, however there are no king size/super king size beds - they are all just doubles. - The garden is not properly enclosed - so dogs need to be supervised when in the garden. - The TV didn't work very well at all. - The DVD player didn't work either - we eventually managed to use it, but the remote control was not the correct one for the DVD player. - Lots of blown light bulbs. - Although there were a few clocks in the property, none of them showed the correct time. - One of the bedside lights in one of the bedrooms was not plugged in as the cable was not long enough to reach the plug point - a simple extension lead would correct this. - Couldn't find a butter dish, ice cream scoop or pizza cutter in the kitchen.

    Reviewed by JacquiMay 2021

  • "We would have liked to stay a few extra nights."

    as the property was not booked. we contacted you at Sykes and also the owner but we didn’t get an answer to say it was possible.to stay the extra nights.

    Reviewed by DeliaMay 2021

  • "Loads of space."

    Very clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by JanetteSep 2020

  • "Great location and accommodation, we had a really good time there and wouldn’t hesitate to go back."

    My reply recommendation for improvement would be you need more than 1 bin in the house, there are pedal bins in the toilets.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2020

  • "The Granville lodge was very peaceful with great views,very spacious for 8 people and our dog,the bedrooms were large very comfortable,it’s only a five minute drive to pocklington with a selection of pubs with beer/food gardens (dog) friendly also take away / delivery food outlets."

    We could not have had anywhere better to stay coming back from our days out was a pleasure knowing how peacefull it was at night.We had a great weeks holliday and would definitely recommend this cottage for those wanting to relax after there jaunts.

    Reviewed by DerekAug 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely and plenty of room in all the rooms."

    The kitchen equipment needs improving, there were no steak knives, the knives they had weren't very sharp. The frying pans were terrible, everything stuck to them. Some of the handles on the doors were loose. The photos on the website need updating, they don't do it just. Apart from that, we really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by KristieJul 2020

  • "FAB. Fantastic."

    Amazing. Beautiful. Thank you we will be back.

    Reviewed by DeliaFeb 2020

  • "My family and I had a brilliant time at granville cottage, loads of space for the children and dogs to run about."

    Its was lovely and clean with brand new carpet and furniture and they have thought of everything, even a stair gate! I cant remember if it said garden was enclosed when booking but I can confirm it's not but we just used a spike and long lead for the dogs so it wasnt a issue. There is a huge field behind the house which is handy for dog walking. Will definitely be back

    Reviewed by NicolaOct 2019

  • "A fantastic accommodation spacious, clean, everything we needed, we had a quiet relaxing week, thankyoi x"

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2019

  • "Very spacious bungalow in tranquil surroundings."

    Comfortable mattresses, spotless white bedding and towels. Plenty of room for the teenagers in the party to find privacy. Along with every other holiday let I've taken there wasn't a sharp knife for food preparation and I'd forgotten to take one. Had the weather been poor there was nothing to occupy us other than TV but we had taken games and books and electronic gubbins. Excellent walking country, highly recommend Millington, Millington Woods and the Ramblers Rest. Pocklington on the doorstep with Aldi and Sainsburys (plus ATM) on opposite sides of the same road. !00 yds away is the entrance to Burnby Hall Gardens, popular with grandparents of small children and the disabled.

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2019

  • "The whole experience was great."

    The bungalow was perfect for our disabled relative. Super garden for exercising the dog (although not secure). Lovely peaceful spot and easy access to town and amenities. Perhaps a waste bin in each room? Missed having a visitors' book to write in and read other's recommendations eg of meals out etc. We hope to come again. Loved the place.

    Reviewed by GillJul 2019

  • "Listing said "pub/shop < 1 mile" but the nearest was 2-3 miles away - it may be that facilities that were closer have now closed and the listing is out of date."

    There were plenty of tourist information leaflets but some information about local facilities would have helped. We had to look up what could be put in the bins on the council website. The property was lacking a few items: Glasses provided were fine for wine or spirits - but some bigger glasses for squash or beer would be nice. There was a roasting tin provided but no baking trays - this made cooking in the oven a bit awkward. There was only one bin in the property apart from the main one in the kitchen - some more would have been handy. Despite all of the above we enjoyed a lovely stay in a beautiful spacious property.

    Reviewed by AndrewOct 2018

  • "The peace and quiet of this lovely, well-maintained and very clean bungalow cannot be overstated."

    Excellent value for money. Our only suggestions for improvement would be for a radio and a hairdryer to be provided. The exceptional weather meant that most times the tv had no signal, which is why a conventional radio (not digital) would have been very useful. There were three different coloured wheelie bins outside, but no information on which one was for which type of refuse (these vary from one local authority to another). Otherwise, perfect, and we will be recommending the property to friends.

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2018

  • "Very large lodge plenty of room great for large family gathering which we had good location ideal for touring other parts of the area such as York, Whitby had a very relaxing,enjoyable time would recommend it for a stay."

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2018

  • "We found the accommodation very good with very comfortable beds and the whole house was very clean and tidy."

    The location was ideal for exploring the area and the views from the house is excellent.. We would personally like to thank Mr Woodliffe for his very kind help.Hope to book with you again next year.

    Reviewed by FrederickMay 2018

  • "The cottage is enormous with lots of parking and very quiet in a rural location."

    The kitchen is well equipped. It is fairly close to York and Hull so they are good day trips. There is a Sainsbury's in nearby Pocklington but no pubs in the village itself. I would recommend it. It would benefit from some information for the guests about the local area, how the TV works, which outside bins to use for the garbage but apart from this an excellent stay.

    Reviewed by LornaJan 2018

  • "House was great."

    Owner very quick to act when we had a problem with the heating. Only one suggestion, could do with a set of drawers in the 4th bedroom. Otherwise everything we wanted. Plenty of room for 8 people. Great area for walking and cycling.

    Reviewed by GrahamDec 2017

  • "Granville Lodge was an exceptional property with superb facilities and a wonderful view over the Vale of York from the dining room."

    After a lifetime of walking this was our first visit to the Yorkshire Wolds, what a revelation, fabulous walks connecting lovely villages, Cotswolds without the crowds!

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2017

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Separate WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire.
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • High chair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles

The property

Pocklington 3 miles.

This lovely detached bungalow is located within a small cluster of other properties less than three miles outside the town of Pocklington - the gateway to the Yorkshire Wolds.

Suitable for families or group of friends, Granville Lodge can sleep up to 8 people and is oil central heated.

Granville Lodge is a great base to explore the beautiful walks of the Yorkshire Wolds or take in a band concert on a sunny Sunday afternoon.

Walking through the spacious hallway you will enter the generous living room which has an electric fire, a TV with a DVD player and Freeview as well as WiFi access.

Through the elegant French doors is the airy dining room, boasting views of both Wolds and York, complete with dining table and 8 chairs, perfect for larger groups.

A second set of French doors opens out to the large garden and patio with garden furniture for summer days and evenings.

The sizable kitchen can also be accessed from the dining room, which has an electric oven, large fridge and dishwasher fitted.

Attached to the kitchen is a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer as well as a large freezer.

Another door towards the back of the utility room leads to a small toilet.

From the hallway, the bathroom and four bedrooms can be accessed.

The first is a stunning king size bedroom which faces out towards the driveway and front of the bungalow.

Further down the hall is a twin bedroom with two single beds with large windows facing out towards the garden.

Two further bedrooms include a comfortable double room and a master super king-size bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a Jack-and-Jill ensuite.

The family bathroom boasts an ample corner bath, a large, standalone shower, sink and toilet.

Once acquainted with the bungalow, you can enjoy stunning walks and cycle trails on many of the routes in the Wolds, visit the various gardens or take in a band concert at Burnby Hall Gardens or shop at Pocklington Market for everything from fresh food to expertly crafted wood furniture.

Granville Lodge is the ideal base for groups of people wanting to explore the best Yorkshire has to offer in this lovely bungalow accommodation.

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About the location

POCKLINGTON

York 13 miles.

The pretty little market town of Pocklington nestles at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the Vale of York. It is perhaps best known for Burnby Hall Gardens - 8 acres of gloriously beautiful gardens with two large lakes which are home to the National Collection of water lilies. There are several world famous attractions nearby - majestic Castle Howard, beautiful Sledmere House, and of course the historic city of York. The town boasts a leisure centre offering a wide range of sports, including swimming, a Civic Centre and the Pocklington Arts Centre, which shows various films and stages live shows throughout the year. Pocklington is also home to Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre, known worldwide for its meditation courses and retreats, plus the KP Golf Club is situated approx. 1 mile away and offers wedding and other event facilities, a stylish bar and a restaurant, as well as an 18 hole championship golf course. Just a few miles away is the village of Warter, which is where David Hockney produced his 'Bigger Trees Near Warter' painting. Nearby are various cycle ways including the North Sea Cycle Route and walkers will love either the long distance walks along the Wolds Way or one of the many more circular walks in the area for all abilities. For those who enjoy touring by car, Pocklington forms part of the Pocklington Round, a lovely scenic drive which takes in some of the area’s prettiest villages.

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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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