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The Old Post Office

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A cosy, peaceful lounge to relax by the open fire.
Cottage frontage, parking alongside cottage for two cars.
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway with a glass of wine by the log fire or a soak in the jacuzzi bath or a family holiday this Visit England Five Star Standard cottage is an ideal retreat. York, Moors and Coast nearby, surrounded by some of the UK's most scenic countryside. Recently added BOSE sound system and coffee pod machine, all beds have luxurious Sealy mattresses. Short breaks between Nov-Mar excluding Christmas, New Year and Easter from £99 with wine and flowers. One of the full sized single beds is raised above the floor not in a traditional bunk format....Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway with a glass of wine by the log fire or a soak in the jacuzzi bath or a family holiday this Visit England Five Star Standard cottage is an ideal retreat. York, Moors and Coast nearby, surrounded by some of the UK's most scenic countryside. Recently added BOSE sound system and coffee pod machine, all beds have luxurious Sealy mattresses. Short breaks between Nov-Mar excluding Christmas, New Year and Easter from £99 with wine and flowers. One of the full sized single beds is raised above the floor not in a traditional bunk format.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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Sandra S
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 12 June 2021 via mobile

We have just returned from a week stay at the Old Post Office Cottage.What a fantastic time we have had. Cottage and gardens are immaculate.The owners who live nextdoor are friendly and are there if needed for advice. Thorpe Bassett is an ideal base for...More

Date of stay: June 2021
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348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2021

Hello Derek, Thank you so much for your lovely review and the chocolates you left for Nick and I it was really appreciated. It is always good to hear that our guests have enjoyed their holiday, no more so than in these difficult times. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 25 September 2020

Hello my name's tom and we are from devon. My wife booked this place. We have had the best time. We usually go to greece in September but because of covid ,not this year. But coming here has definitely felt like a proper holiday. This...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Hello Tom and Serah, Thank you so much for your lovely review Tom it is very much appreciated by Nick and I to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. It was great to meet you both and very pleased that you...More

Reviewed 13 August 2020

An idyllic holiday cottage situated in a quiet village within easy reach of York and the Yorkshire coastline. The cottage is beautiful and furnished with everything you could want from jacuzzi bath, dishwasher, Bose sound system and for those that want it Netflix and WiFi....More

Date of stay: August 2020
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348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Thank you very much for your lovely review it is much appreciated. It is always good to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us especially at the present time when holidays are more important than ever. Keep safe and well and we...More

Reviewed 25 July 2020

Just on our way home from a fabulous getaway at the old post office. The cottage is a beautifully quaint, peaceful haven for the perfect break from Covid 19 and daily life stresses. I wouldn’t hesitate to book again. The bottle of wine, flowers and...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2020

Hello Ross and Zoe, Thank you so much for your amazing review of The Old Post Office we really appreciate you taking the time to post this. In these very uncertain times as cottage owners we can only do our very best to offer a...More

Reviewed 3 November 2019

From the very moment we arrived until the moment we left we really enjoyed this cottage. A lovely warm welcome from Sandra and Nick and the added extras in the cottage a bonus, including sweets for Freya! The cottage was superbly equipped with everything you...More

Date of stay: October 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

The location of the Old Post Office was great, in a very quiet area and the views from the back of the property were amazing. The Old post office was very well equipped and we had a very comfortable stay. Everything you could need was...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

Hello Mark, Thank you for your lovely review it is very much appreciated, it is always good to hear that our guests have had a lovely holiday and that the cottage has met and in some cases exceeded their expectations. Kind Regards. Sandra

Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

This was a lovely, relaxing place to stay. The hosts, Sandra and Nick were very welcoming and clearly consider what guests might need or find useful (state of the art washer-dryer, coffee machine). A spa bath was the icing on the cake. We really appreciated...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

Hello Anne, thank you so much for your wonderful review, it was lovely to meet you and the family and pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always great to hear how our guests rate the cottage and the welcome touches. Kind...More

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Melksham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2019
348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2019

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Date of stay: April 2019
348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2019

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Reviewed 18 March 2019

Just had a lovely 4 nights at the old post office. A gorgeous, comfy cottage, extreemly well equiped and in a beautiful part of Yorkshire. Sandra was the perfect host, and a big thank you for the flowers, proseco and balloon to celebrate our marraige...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank GillL71
348sandra, VR Owner at The Old Post Office, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2019

Hello Gill, Thank you so much for the lovely comments, I am very pleased you had a lovely stay in The Old Post Office. It would be lovely to see you both again at some time in the future. Best Wishes, Sandra

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is in a quiet rural village which sits 1.2miles from the A64 main road between York and Scarborough which gives easy access to all the local market towns. There are two local pubs, excellent butcher, post office and general store together with an award winning fish and chip shop situated in Rillington approximately one mile from the cottage. There are golfing and horse riding facilities nearby together with a swimming pool and cinema and numerous restaurants in Malton.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Post Office

The Old Post Office is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Old Post Office has one bathroom available. See all property details.

The Old Post Office has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Old Post Office must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.