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Luxuriously Restored Self-Catering English Cottage

122 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Step inside Yew Tree Cottage, and close your eyes. Smell the fresh bacon and eggs delivered from the local organic butcher sizzling in the kitchen. Hear the crackling wood-burning stove, which heats the family room and beyond. Feel the cool, renovated wood floors beneath your feet and nearly 300 years of history built into the walls. Quite simply, Yew Tree Cottage is a delight for the senses. Ideal for families or couples in need of a break from the professional city life, Yew Tree Cottage sleeps up to 6 guests. Meticulously renovated and mindfully decorated, this one-of-a-kind country retreat embodies luxury living both inside and out. Natural materials, warm hues, subdued patterns, tasteful artwork and carefully selected fabrics create a classic, cosy British vibe with a nod to the surr...Step inside Yew Tree Cottage, and close your eyes. Smell the fresh bacon and eggs delivered from the local organic butcher sizzling in the kitchen. Hear the crackling wood-burning stove, which heats the family room and beyond. Feel the cool, renovated wood floors beneath your feet and nearly 300 years of history built into the walls. Quite simply, Yew Tree Cottage is a delight for the senses. Ideal for families or couples in need of a break from the professional city life, Yew Tree Cottage sleeps up to 6 guests. Meticulously renovated and mindfully decorated, this one-of-a-kind country retreat embodies luxury living both inside and out. Natural materials, warm hues, subdued patterns, tasteful artwork and carefully selected fabrics create a classic, cosy British vibe with a nod to the surrounding environment and years gone by. Get comfortable in one of Yew Tree Cottage’s three downstairs living spaces. Make a favourite family meal in the kitchen, where you’ll find a full welcome basket with fresh bread, butter, milk, eggs, bacon, tea, coffee, cake and a complimentary bottle of wine – all sourced from local farmers and bakers. To make cooking even easier, expect to find a well-stocked pantry and refrigerator. Toss a few pieces of pre-cut firewood into the wood-burning stove, and hunker down in the family room with one of the many DVDs or a PS2 game. And in the dining room, gather around the solid oak rectory table, which is also ideal for playing board games or putting together jigsaw puzzles late into the evening. If you’ve got little ones in tow, there’s no need to worry: Toddler toys, a high chair, plastic cutlery, a travel cot, and other kid-friendly gear are all freely available for your use. We even supply extra nappies, a steriliser and bottle warmer! We know what it's like to pack for children and have tried to ensure the home is equipped with everything you might need. At night, claim a stylish bedroom to call your own. The master bedroom features a super king-sized bed, the cottage’s original fireplace and other high-end touches, and the guest bedroom boasts a double bed and beautiful views across the fields. A large third double bedroom has 2 ziplink singles which can be joined to make one large double and there's also the cottage library – perfect for anyone who needs a bit of space to call their own. (Don’t worry: A great selection of books and magazines means you’ll never be bored!) A downstairs toilet as well as a well-appointed bathroom on the second floor offer ample room to spread out and freshen up. Prepare to be spoiled with a traditional roll-top bath/shower, underfloor heating and complimentary Aesop bathroom products with hints of ginger root and geranium fragrances. Throw open the patio door to find Yew Tree Cottage’s lavish details spilled out into your own private garden. On sunny days, take advantage of the barbeque grill and dine outside in style at the outdoor dining table. Come night, soak in the starry skies, which escape unscathed from city light. Of course, Yew Tree Cottage’s prominent location in the heart of a typical Yorkshire village is simply a bonus to this already spectacular property. Positioned close to a pub and within easy reach of the coast, moors and dales, it’s the perfect place for a day of exploring. And don't miss the chance to explore the local market town of Malton - Yorkshire’s Food Capital - just a few minutes away. Beyond the attention to physical details, your holiday at Yew Tree Cottage is seamless from the moment you make contact about a stay. Don’t be surprised by how simple it is to truly kick back and relax. After all, this is your hard-earned holiday.More
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About the Manager
Natasha McCabe (Property Manager Natasha McCabe)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
Interaction with guests
We will be in close contact with you in the lead up to your stay providing details on how to get to the cottage, where to find the keys, and what additional services you can order in advance of your stay (papers, daily milk deliveries etc) We also provide a guest exclusive guide with lots to do in and around the area so you can start planning and deciding what things to do during your stay!
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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Stayed first weekend in feb when we had a bit of snow which added to the experience, the cottage is beautifully presented and was a home from home with lots of room for our party of 7, ( 4 adults 2 kids and a toddler)....More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank oamvjs
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. It had everything that you could have wanted. Great communication from Natasha and Paul. We also plan to return at some point and explore the area more.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Fran585036
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

The Yew tree cottage is a perfect family destination, wonderfully cosy and immaculately clean. The correspondence with the owner was concise and informative. We would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Waroughyed
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Yew Tree Cottage. We were a family of 6 with one infant. The rooms are stylishly decorated. Being 6 of us, and having only one bathroom slowed us down a little. The property had a nice little garden with a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank cazasmith
Management response:Responded 14 August 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, and thanks for reaching out to us during your stay to inform us of the power cut. We had an electrician come out to understand why there was a power cut and this was due to a...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great stay at Yew Tree Cottage. It was our first family holiday with our 5 month old son and Natasha had put up a travel cot and provided a big pile of toys for our son. We arrived late in the cold...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank jjeffers1978
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Located in the heart of the picturesque, timewarp village of Westow, it's close to the city of York, on the edge of the Wolds and Moors and in easy reach of the stunning coast line and all the area has to offer. Wherever you are coming from, getting to Yew Tree Cottage couldn't be easier - and the roads to the cottage take you through some of our most stunning scenery.
How to get there
Nearest Airport : Leeds at 45 Miles Nearest Train : Malton at 4.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : A64 at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Whitby at 30 Miles Nearest Barpub : Blacksmith Arms at 20 Metres Nearest Golf : Sandburn at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Blacksmith Arms Gastro Pub at 20 Metres Car: recommended Nestling deep in the Ryedale countryside, just a stone’s throw from Kirkham Priory, Westow is a pleasant village located just 4 miles south of Malton and 12 miles from the historical city of York. Castle Howard is just down the road, the river Derwent is a beautiful spot for fishing, or walking, and the moors and coast are a fantastic day trip. Much of the village, including Yew Tree Cottage is designated a conservation area, in recognition of the need to preserve the attractiveness of the settl...
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