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The pretty North Yorkshire village of Claxton is just eight miles from York city centre, yet set in unspoilt rural countryside, making it the perfect place for a romantic retreat or family holiday.

Visit York city centre and explore the wonders of this ancient city to discover the area''s rich history. York Minster is one of the world''s most stunning cathedrals, and an afternoon exploring the cathedral and viewing the interactive galleries in The Orb is time well spent.

Don''t miss the chance to wander around the city''s original fortifications. The medieval walls extend for 2.5 miles, so bring your comfy shoes. There are plenty of museums and galleries to check out, or head for The Shambles for a spot of shopping and afternoon tea. This traditional medieval street is home to some of the city''s finest jewellery boutiques.

Back in Claxton, you''ll enjoy the opportunity to experience the great outdoors, with a number of walking and cycling trails right on your doorstep. For days out go east to the Yorkshire coast or north into the North York Moors, which is within comfortable reach on main roads. Afterwards head back to your holiday cottage to whip up a delicious meal - whether you''re cosying up for a romantic night in or feeding the family, you''ll enjoy your stay here.

So search Claxton holiday cottages today to make sure you discover all that this unspoilt corner of North Yorkshire has to offer.

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  • Cass Lodge

    near Easingwold

    Grade
    5
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: CC224035
    Cass Lodge is a charming red brick barn conversion surrounded by open countryside on the owner’s arable farm. It is a well presented holiday cottage, full of character with exposed beams and wooden floors, flooded with natural light from the three large arched windows. From the spacious open plan living area, the French doors lead to the lawned garden and a private patio where guests can relax in a bubbling hot tub as they gaze across the peaceful countryside. The pretty Georgian market town of Easingwold is just three miles away, with its cobbled square, lined with teashops, bistros and quaint independent shops. The cottage provides an ideal base for exploring the Yorkshire Tourist Trail, with Michelin-starred pubs available locally. Numerous walking and cycling trails can be found in the surrounding area of the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Try mountain biking at Dalby Forest and Sutton Bank and enjoy family fun at Flamingo Land and Lightwater Valley. Visit stately homes at Castle Howard and Beningbrough Hall, and National Trust properties at Fountains Abbey and Nunnington Hall. Enjoy the scenic North Yorkshire Moors from aboard the famous steam train which travels from Pickering to the fishing port of Whitby, where you will find miles of sandy beaches and delicious fish and chips! There is so much to enjoy in this part of Yorkshire, not least the walled city of York (15 miles), steeped in history, brimming with attractions and an amazing variety of museums, theatres and restaurants. Racing can be found at York, Thirsk and Ripon.

    Ground Floor: The property has oil central heating and comprises:
    Open plan living space: Beamed with wooden floor.
    Lounge area: With gas wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD/radio and French doors to the garden.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: With electric cooker, ceramic hob, microwave,dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
    Cloakroom: With WC.
    Winding stairs to...

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en-suite with WC.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

    All oil, gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Wi-Fi. Enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Hot tub. No smoking.

  • Terrington Holiday Cottages - Greystones

    Terrington, nr. York

    Grade
    5
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: 31249

    Set in North Yorkshire’s beautiful Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the picturesque farming village of Terrington is the perfect base for a relaxing holiday. Greystones (ref 31249) and Silverstones (ref 31251) are situated on the same site, and Barn Cottage (31250) is just 100 yards away - ideal for large families or groups. There is a fine Norman church and a well-stocked general store and tea-room where visitors can enjoy delicious home baking. The cottages are well-presented with great care and attention to detail, ensuring a very comfortable stay. There are numerous walking and cycling trails from the doorstep and on the edge of the village, you will find the award-winning Yorkshire lavender farm and panoramic views across the Vale of York. Explore the quaint market towns of Easingwold and Helmsley, and the pretty villages of Hovingham and Coxwold. Visit stately homes at Castle Howard (3 miles) and Nunnington Hall and abbey ruins at Rievaulx and Byland. To the north, lies the North York Moors National Park where the famous steam train transports visitors from Pickering to the fishing port of Whitby. Easily accessible are the coastal resorts of Scarborough and Filey and the quaint fishing villages of Robin Hood’s Bay and Staithes. The historic walled city of York is just a 14-mile drive and appeals to all ages with its splendid minster, railway museum and Jorvik Centre, alongside river boat trips, ghost walks and street entertainers. Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant 4 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room with beams/dining room. Kitchen with breakfast area. 1 single bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

    Woodburner in living room included. Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. No smoking.

  • Foston Grange Cottage

    Foston near York

    Grade
    5
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: CC224036
    In a beautiful rural setting amidst rolling countryside, in the picturesque Vale of York, this spacious Georgian cottage is approached along a half mile farm track and is situated on the owner’s working arable and livestock farm, adjacent to the farmhouse. This welcoming cottage, with polished wood floorboards in the lounge and dining room, is tastefully furnished to offer very comfortable accommodation, and the farm hens provide a treat of fresh eggs on arrival!

    Located on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, three and a half miles drive from Castle Howard and with pleasant open countryside views towards both the Howardian Hills and the Wolds, walkers can enjoy country walks with footpaths from the door. The historic city of York, 12 miles, is easily accessible and appeals to all ages with its wealth of world renowned attractions including the magnificent minster, the castle and railway museum, The Jorvik Centre and the Chocolate Story. There are art galleries and theatres, quirky shops along the cobbled streets and numerous inns serving real ale. Castle Howard hosts an interesting programme of events and has a lovely restaurant and farm shop. Visit the abbey ruins at Kirkham Priory and Rievaulx, and the National Trust properties at Nunnington and Beningbrough. Families can enjoy a trip to Flamingo Land and Go Ape in Dalby Forest and the North Yorkshire moors and the coast, with the towns of Pickering, Scarborough and Whitby all within an easy drive.

    Ground Floor: The property has oil central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With wooden floor, 32" Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock and CD/radio.
    Dining room: With wooden floor.
    Kitchen: With tiled floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath and heated towel rail.
    Cloakroom: With WC.

    All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Wi-Fi. Lawned garden with furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. No smoking. NB: Drop in the garden.

  • No. 4 Delius

    Claxton Grange Cottages near York

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: DC3201
    Located only 6 miles from the historic city of York, this cottage is part of a group which have been recently renovated to an extremely high standard having been equipped and furnished with top quality fittings and fixtures. Tasteful co-ordinating soft furnishings have been used, and each light bright property has a cosy open fire set in attractive red brick surround. Attached to most of the properties are lovely private enclosed patios and lawned gardens, making a safe place for the younger children to play - barbecues, portable paddling pools and outdoor toys are available. The indoor heated swimming pool, which is open daily all year round - for the exclusive use of the visitors to Claxton Grange - has full changing and shower facilities, also a spacious conservatory to relax in which opens onto a large enclosed lawned area for sunnier days. For the more energetic there is a full sized outdoor tennis court and games room.

    This property can be booked together with No 3 Chippendale (DC3200) and No 7 Bennett (DC3204) to accommodate up to 15 guests.

    Ground Floor: With oil fired central heating and comprising:
    Sitting room: with fire, TV and video.
    Kitchen/dining room: with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster and dishwasher.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: with double bed.
    Bedroom 2: with twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: with twin beds.
    Bathroom: with three piece suite and shower over bath.

    Fuel for the open fires in each property can be purchased at cost. Bed linen and towels provided. Cot and highchair available on request. Garden furniture, barbecue and outdoor toys. Shared laundry room with washer and dryer, iron/ironing board. Private parking. Sorry no pets. Non smokers preferred. Additional facilities: Indoor heated swimming pool. Full changing and shower facilities, shared conservatory (with Wi-Fi), large enclosed lawn, tennis court, games room. Office. Restaurants and pubs in the area. Park and ride for York City (five miles). Regular local bus service to York.

  • Wold View Cottages - The Parlour

    Yapham, nr. York

    Grade
    6
    3
    3
    2
    Ref: IGE

    The Yorkshire Wolds are often referred to as one of England’s ‘best kept secrets’ – a place waiting to be discovered. Here amongst the gently undulating hills, in the small village of Yapham, nestle these former farm buildings – a haven of peace and tranquillity, where wonderful walks abound and panoramic views over open countryside and the rolling wolds can be savoured from many rooms. With 4* gradings from Visit Britain, these holiday cottages have been restored to provide spacious and very comfortable accommodation, equipped to a high standard, and each enjoys its own sitting-out area with half an acre of shared gardens looking out towards Givendale and Garrowby Hill.
    The bustling market town of Pocklington (2 miles) offers a good choice of shops, inns and restaurants, and is home to Burnby Hall Gardens, where visitors can take a stroll around its famous lily ponds, said to be amongst the finest in Europe. Those seeking more active pursuits will find many sporting facilities on offer, and golfers can try their luck on the local course. For a day full of adventure and variety, the historic walled city of York is just 12 miles distant. The range of activities on offer here is endless; wander amid atmospheric cobbled streets alive with street entertainers and lined with specialist shops just waiting exploration, marvel at the beauty of its ancient Minster, or step back in time at the Jorvik Viking Centre and Castle Museum. Alternatively view the city in a different light with a boat trip along the River Ouse or a night out at the theatre followed by a romantic meal at one of York’s excellent restaurants.
    A 25-mile drive leads to the magnificent North York Moors National Parks, where open moorlands beckon the walker, and visitors of all ages can enjoy a trip aboard the North York Moors Steam Railway, which follows a scenic route from Pickering to Goathland (Heartbeat’s Aidenfield). For a day by the seaside, the coastal resorts of Bridlington and Filey offer wide sandy beaches (both within
    30 miles), while a little further afield picturesque Whitby (overlooked by its abbey) has some good seafood restaurants and a cliff-top golf course. Locally, places of interest include the historic house and gardens at Castle Howard, together with Sledmere, Burton Agnes and Eden Camp. Racing at York, Beverley and Thirsk. Many villages with their own charming blend of craft shops, village stores and country inns to explore in the vicinity. Shops 2 miles.

    Living room with electric ‘coal-effect’ fire and views. Spacious well-equipped modern fitted kitchen/dining room with ceramic-tiled floor and door to garden. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom and toilet.

    • Electricity fire(s)
    • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Three cots
    • High chair
    • TV
    • Microwave
    • Washing machine
    • Tumble dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Freezer
    • Large garden with furniture and barbecue
    • Parking

  • Claxton Grange - Cooke

    Claxton, nr. York

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: 26401

    Games room
    Indoor heated swimming pool

    These cottages have been completely renovated, and with their own private gardens, are part of a complex of 14 properties. Claxton Grange lies 6 miles from York and is in 16-acres of private grounds, with swimming pool, games room, garden room, hard tennis court and wildlife pond. York is a city full of history with its minster, cobbled streets, museums, the National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and the Castle Museum, as well as an excellent choice of shops, restaurants and riverside inns. The market town of Pickering, gateway to the North York Moors National Park and terminus of the moors steam railway, 20 miles. Filey, Scarborough and Whitby are all within 40 miles. Castle Howard, 10 miles. Clifton Moor with bowling and cinema complex, 6 miles. Shop 5 miles, pub/restaurants 2 miles.

    Ground floor: Two steps down to living room. Dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 twin bedrooms. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Sitting-out area.

    All properties: Open fire in each living room (fuel at cost). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV/DVD. Video. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with washing machine and coin operated tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi (in garden room). Shared lawned courtyard at rear. Shared use of 16-acre grounds. Garden room. Barbecue. Ample parking. Shared indoor heated swimming pool (8.5m x 4.3m, depth 0.9m to 1.5m), open 9am to 8pm, with shower and changing facilities (closed . Games room with pool table and table tennis. Hard tennis court. No smoking. NB: Large unfenced pond in the grounds (50 yards).

  • Claxton Grange - Hutton

    Claxton, nr. York

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: IES

    Just 6 miles north of the beautiful city of York, Claxton Grange consists of a total of 14 properties and stands within 16 acres of private grounds, encompassing woodland, orchards and a wildlife pond. Formerly a working farm, it now offers spacious and very comfortable accommodation for visitors, together with an excellent range of facilities to enjoy on site, including an indoor heated swimming pool, games room and hard tennis court. With such comfortable surroundings, a wealth of interesting places on the doorstep, and superb countryside to explore, this is a wonderful base for a holiday at any time of the year. Place to visit include York, Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall, and the majestic ruins of Rievaulx Abbey. A few miles away is the market town of Pickering, gateway to the North York Moors National Park. Filey, Scarborough and Whitby are all within 40 miles, racing at York, Thirsk, Ripon, Beverley and Wetherby. Closer to home, Clifton Moor offers bowling and a multi-cinema complex just 6 miles away. Shop 1 mile.

    Large living/dining room with electric log-effect fire. Farmhouse-style kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

    • Open fire – fuel available locally
    • South-facing patio with furniture

    • Electric log-effect fire
    • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Freeview TV
    • Video
    • Microwave
    • Shared utility with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Shared grounds of 16 acres with hard tennis court
    • Shared barbecue area with built-in barbecue
    • Ample parking space
    • Shared games room with coin-operated pool table
    • Shared indoor heated swimming pool with changing and showering facilities (8am–9pm)
    • No smoking
    • NB: Wildlife pond in grounds

  • The Coach House

    Barmby Moor near York

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: CC224023
    This converted Victorian Coach House dates back to 1852 and has undergone a complete refurbishment by the new owners for the 2012 season.  The building is nestled within stunning natural woodland gardens enjoying panoramic views towards the Wolds.  There are three bedrooms accommodating six guests and a newly developed light and airy open plan living area. 

    First Floor: With electric heating and comprising:
    Spacious hall leading to:
    Lounge/kitchen/diner: with gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, dining suite, TV with free view, DVD and wood burner.
    Bedroom 1: with King size bed.
    Bedroom 2: with double bed.
    Bedroom 3: with twin beds.
    Bathroom: with bath with shower over, WC, basin, heated towel rail.
    Cloakroom: with WC and basin.

    All fuel, power, bed linen and towels are provided. Cot and highchair available upon request.  Use of tumble dryer available in old stable below The Coach House (shared with owner).
    Allocated lawned area with furniture and BBQ set amidst extensive grounds.  Parking for 3 cars.  Please note, this cottage is accessed via a flight of wooden steps.

  • No. 3 Chippendale

    Claxton Grange Cottages near York

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: DC3200
    Located only 6 miles from the historic City of York, this cottage is part of a group which have been newly renovated to an extremely high standard having been equipped and furnished with top quality fittings and fixtures. Tasteful co-ordinating soft furnishings have been used, and each light bright property has a cosy open fire set in attractive red brick surround. Attached to most of the properties are lovely private enclosed patios and lawned gardens, making a safe place for the younger children to play - barbecues, portable paddling pools and outdoor toys are available.The indoor heated swimming pool, which is open daily all year round - for the exclusive use of the visitors to Claxton Grange - has full changing and shower facilities, also a spacious conservatory to relax in which opens onto a large enclosed lawned area for sunnier days. For the more energetic there is a full sized outdoor tennis court, games room and children’s play area.

    This property can be booked together with No 4 Delius (DC3201) and No 7 Bennett (DC3204) to accommodate up to 15 guests.

    Ground Floor: With oil fired central heating and comprising:
    Sitting room: with fire, TV and video.
    Kitchen/dining room: with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster and dishwasher.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: with double bed.
    Bedroom 2: with twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: with twin beds.
    Bathroom: with three piece suite and shower over bath.

    Fuel for the open fires in each property can be purchased at cost. Bed linen and towels provided. Cot and highchair available on request. Garden furniture, barbecue and outdoor toys. Shared laundry room with washer and dryer, iron/ironing board. Private parking. Sorry no pets. Non smokers preferred. Additional facilities: Indoor heated swimming pool. Full changing and shower facilities, shared conservatory (with Wi-Fi), large enclosed lawn, tennis court, games room. Office. Restaurants and pubs in the area. Park and ride for York City (five miles). Regular local bus service.

  • Mill Cottage

    Bielby, nr. York

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: UKC249


    Mill Cottage is a delightful detached property, furnished and decorated to a very good standard and offering ideal accommodation for those who enjoy holidays in the country. A south facing garden room to the side provides the entrance, and overlooks the lawn. A ground floor bedroom with an en-suite shower room is perfect for those who have restricted mobility. One quirky feature of the renovation is a child’s room off the first floor bedroom, with a kingsize bed created in the old beams. Secluded yet close to all the attractions, culture, history and shopping York has to offer, this property offers the best of both worlds, so holidaymakers can enjoy the clean country air one day, and a vibrant city ambience the next. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

    Ground floor: Living room with dining area. Kitchen. Conservatory. 1 double bedroom wtih en-suite shower room. Separate toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet, leading to a loft with beams and a kingsize bed.

    Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. 32" Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Fenced stream in garden, 50 yards.

  • Merricote Cottage

    York

    Grade
    8
    4
    2
    2
    Ref: E2539

    Standing within three acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and woodland, these attractive cottages are two of eight enjoying pretty views in a rural setting on the fringes of York with its quaint medieval shopping streets. Cosy, beautifully maintained and very comfortably furnished with considerable style, they are set adjacent to the owners’ plant nursery and café. Within 3 miles, the famous minster, Jorvik Viking Museum, National Railway Museum, Waterworld swimming pool, inns, restaurants, cinemas and the retail centre are among York’s myriad attractions. Steam train trips across the North Yorkshire Moors from Pickering, the wartime Britain experience at Eden Camp, Castle Howard and the thrills of Flamingo Land theme park are all under a half hour’s drive, whilst Scarborough and Whitby are just a little further. Shop and pub 1 mile.

    All on ground floor: Living room. Step to dining room. Two steps to kitchen with breakfast area. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

    Open fire in living room included. Dishwasher.

    Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot. High chair. Video. Microwave. Shared washing machine. Wi-fi. Patio and furniture. Shared use of 8-acre grounds. Shared barbecue. Parking. Shared hot tub (open 3rd April-25th September). No smoking.

  • Ellerburn Lodge

    York

    Grade
    8
    4
    0
    2
    Ref: E4643

    Set on the fringes of the wonderful medieval city of York, this extremely comfortable property boasts an acre of lovely, private landscaped gardens and its own heated indoor swimming pool. With its very well appointed interior and enclosed grounds, it makes a superb base for enjoying York’s myriad attractions, including its magnificent minster, the Jorvik Museum, Roman walls, the medieval shopping streets around ‘The Shambles’, the Railway Museum, river boat trips and so much more. And if visitors can tear themselves away from all these pleasures, the wonderful Yorkshire moorlands and Dales invite exploration. Just half an hour’s drive away is Pickering, setting for the Flamingo Land theme park, fascinating Eden Camp and the North York Moors Steam Railway. On the coast, the traditional seaside resort of Scarborough, quaint harbour town of Whitby and the picturesque fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay are all within an hour’s journey. Shop and pub serving food 1 mile.

    All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with seating area. Utility room. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Two bathrooms with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

    Woodburner in dining room/kitchen (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Garden with patio and furniture. Parking. Indoor heated swimming pool (9m x 3m). No smoking.

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