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The Owlery

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Sawdon, near Scarborough, Yorkshire
Grade 4 Star rating
Pets 2
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Customers’ Choice Award 2018
Oozing charm, with vaulted beamed ceilings and wood burning stove, easy access to North Yorkshire Moors with walking and cycling.

Set in the quiet village of Sawdon and converted from a former farm building dating back to the 18th century. Oozing charm and character these two holiday cottages are set in a courtyard just off the main street. Boasting a quiet mezzanine reading area with vaulted beamed ceilings and wood burning stoves, the cottages are cozy with a warm and welcoming feel. Sawdon boasts a very popular village pub with restaurant and a 9 hole golf course surrounded by stunning countryside. With excellent walking and cycling from your door there is easy access to the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and Dalby Forest, home to mountain bike events. Ideal for exploring the Heritage coast of Yorkshire with Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington easily accessed and the ancient sea port of Whitby approximately 18 miles. Castle Howard and market towns of Helmsley, Kirbymoorside and Pickering are all close by. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 150 yards.

Ground Floor:
Living/dining room:
With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs, beams and French door.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom: With kingsize four poster bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
Steep open-tread stairs to...
Galleried reading room.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Garden with barbecue (shared). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

Show amenities 


  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • All En-suite
    All En-suite
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/12/2017
    Superb relaxing Christmas getaway in a charming cottage with delightful and unusual features. We explored the moors, forest, countryside, coastal path and Castle Howard. The cottage is in a perfect spot for getting to all of these and there are walks from the doorstep. Jaquie the owner is friendly and so helpful and set us off in the right direction for exploring the area, the cottage was decorated beautifully for Christmas and there were lots of thoughtful little extras that made our stay extra special. Full marks for pet friendliness, our three little dogs were welcomed. Sawdon is a lovely quiet village, we enjoyed our meal at the pub just across the road and there is a decent sized Spa shop a short drive away.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 23/10/2017
    Great welcome from the owner. Very spacious for a one bedroom cottage. Would definitely stay again if in the area.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 25/09/2017
    Really comfortable cottage, a good quiet place to relax and unwind. The owner Jacqui very helpful with advice. We enjoyed our stay very much and will hopefully return.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2017
    Lovely cosy cottage.very welcoming and helpful owner with everything you need.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/08/2017
    The Owlery is a lovely, clean well appointed cottage.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 30/06/2017
    An ideal base to enjoy the beautiful area. The village is very picturesque and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the owlery.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 17/04/2017
    The best of coast and country in this cosy cottage. The Owlery was perfect for me and my two small dogs who were very welcomed. Well equipped, lovely wood burner for those cool evenings. Decorated beautifully. Surrounded by countryside, but just a short drive to Scarborough. Can't wait to return.

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9.7 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews collected by Reevoo
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