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Swan Cottage

York, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 1044747)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Hall

    “Fabulous cottage excellent stay owners very friendly beautiful surroundings will definitely be going back .”

    - Mr Hall, September 2020

The property

Swan Cottage is an inviting holiday property resting in a peaceful woodland setting five miles from the historic City of York, making the ultimate retreat for a couple’s getaway, combining a lively city experience with the stunning Yorkshire countryside.

The property's exterior features a lovely outdoor seating area on the front patio, letting you soak in your beautiful settings with a rewarding beverage in hand after a day of exploring, while inside, the cottage retains its original features and character, bringing you a quirky cottage you’ll be sure to want to return to.

Upon entering this characterful cottage you will find a large entrance snug with comfortable armchairs you can lose yourself in while you read a captivating book from the good selection at hand on the bookshelf, or make your way through into the wonderful living/dining space where you can cuddle up on the sofa as the electric stove-effect fire keeps you warm and toasty as you rest beneath the rustic beams of the room, spending quality time with your other half watching a film for the perfect evening in.

The spacious dining table offers a lovely spot to enjoy all of your homemade meals, or use the space as a base to play some late night card games or plan the next day’s fun-filled activities.

Rustle up a romantic meal for two in the kitchen, fitted with plenty of appliances to assist you on a self-catered stay, there’s even a dishwasher so you don’t have to worry about the washing up on your relaxing retreat.

When you're ready to call it a night, head upstairs the glorious king-size bedroom, and when you wake up in the morning, there's a Smart TV ready for a lazy morning in bed, or if you’re travelling with a friend the cottage also offers a double sofa bed, giving each guest a snug spot to settle down each evening.

Enjoy a glass of wine as you unwind in a soapy bubble bath in the bathroom, decorated with rustic and original beams.

Just a few steps away from the property, you're greeted by Monks Cross Shopping Centre and Vangarde Shopping Centre, so you're spoilt for choice with a range of different supermarkets and restaurants all close by.

River Foss runs a few miles away from the property, flowing through Foss Crooks woods where you can delight in a peaceful ramble amidst the serene and natural environment.

York is easily accessible, boasting plenty of attractions including Castle Howard, The Shambles old street, Jorvik Viking Centre, and York Castle Museum.

Have an adventure at Piglets Adventure Farm in Towthorpe, where you can visit the farm animals, explore a maze and taste the scrumptious ice cream.

Unearth replicas of historical findings at DIG: An Archaeological Adventure, where you can experience hands-on excavations for a one of a kind experience.

Delight in the wonder of York during a romantic getaway in Swan Cottage.


  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living room/diner with electric stove-effect fire and sofa bed
  • Snug
  • Electric central heating with electric stove-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, Smart TV, WiFi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed patio with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop within 1.6 miles, pub within 1.3 miles

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About the location


Leeds 25 miles;

The city of York needs no recommendation, for it teems with interest for the holidaymaker: the Minster, its medieval walls, boat trips on the River Ouse, York Races, museums(including the famous National Railway Museum and the Castle Museum), and the internationally-renowned Jorvik Viking Centre and its "time trip" experience. Summer and winter, there is something to fascinate the whole family. Explore York’s quaint streets and hidden corners, or take an excursion further afield to the Dales, Moors or the coastal resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey. Yorkshire is rich in stately homes, with Harewood House and Castle Howard just two of several within an hour’s drive. A cycling city boasting two theatres, character pubs and great shopping, York has it all.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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