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Riccal Dale Cottage


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Sproxton, near Helmsley, Yorkshire
Grade 3 Star rating
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Ideal for a holiday at any time of the year, this property lies in the perfect location with a range of attractions for all ages nearby.

Converted from 18th-century stone farm buildings, Riccal Dale Cottage is one of four characterful and charming cottages, quietly situated in the delightful village of Sproxton. Retaining timbered ceilings and exposed stonework, the cottage is presented with great care to ensure visitors a cosy and comfortable stay. It has its own sitting-out area, and use of further areas where you can appreciate the far reaching views across the rolling Ryedale countryside. There are numerous walking trails from the doorstep. Just a 5-minute drive leads to the bustling market town of Helmsley, with its interesting mix of shops, tea rooms and renowned restaurants. Helmsley has it’s very own brewery, an Arts Centre with a live event and film programme, 5 acres of walled gardens set beside the backdrop of castle ruins, and Duncombe Park, a country estate and home to the International Centre of Birds of Prey. During the summer months there is an open air swimming pool.

Explore Sutton Bank, 7 miles, where you can climb up to the White Horse and watch the soaring gliders or hire bikes and and cycle one of the many routes which suit all capabilities. From the popular market town of Pickering, 15 miles, the famous North York Moors steam train transports visitors through stunning scenery to the ancient fishing port of Whitby. Family fun can be found at Flamingo Land and Go Ape at Dalby Forest. Visit Rievaulx Abbey and Byland Abbey, and the stately homes of Nunnington Hall and Castle Howard. The seaside resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey, and the ancient walled city of York are all within an hours drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge and tiled floor.
Open tread stairs to...
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Use of owners washing machine and tumble dryer. Sitting-out area. Lawned garden with sitting-out areas (shared with owners and other properties on-site). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

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  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 13/08/2018
    Great little cottage, that has all you need at great value.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 16/07/2018
    wonderful views and excellent position - did not have to travel far to visit so many places.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 25/04/2018
    Beautiful setting! The cottage was a bit smaller than I thought it would be - it was 'cosy', but big enough for our needs.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 25/03/2018
    Very good location. Enjoyed our stay and may well come again !

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 03/12/2017
    Was a nice stay. Slightly out the way.

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8.7 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews collected by Reevoo
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