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Rye Cottage

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Helmsley, Yorkshire
Grade 5 Star rating
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms3
Pets 1
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Description

This holiday home boasts delightful walks, a cosy interior and many places to enjoy an evening out with friends - truly something for everyone to enjoy.

Peacefully located in the centre of the delightful market town of Helmsley, this traditional stone built cottage-style property enjoys a contemporary interior, high specification finishes and private parking. The impressive open plan living area has a cosy wood burner that is perfect for chilly evenings, and on a warm summer’s night, open the French doors that lead out to an enclosed patio garden, and relax with a large glass of wine and your favourite book. Luxury extras include, a Sonos surround sound system, and both bathrooms having inbuilt televisions!
On the doorstep are award-winning eateries, gastro pubs and numerous interesting shops and boutiques. Helmsley boasts an Art Centre with live events and film programmes, 5 acres of beautiful walled gardens set beside the backdrop of the 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.
The surrounding areas offer wonderful walking and cycling. The Cleveland Way starts out from Helmsley and the first part of this leads to the magnificent ruins of Rievaulx Abbey. Nestled close to the North Yorkshire Moors, Helmsley is well placed to enjoy all that Yorkshire has to offer including the famous steam train which departs from Pickering, 13 miles away, and transports visitors through stunning scenery to the ancient fishing port of Whitby. Flamingo Land and ‘Go Ape’ in Dalby Forest appeal to all ages and the spectacular coastline is within an hour’s drive. Days out can be enjoyed at the great houses of Castle Howard and Nunnington Hall. The vibrant, medieval city of York, 24 miles, is steeped in history and brimming with attractions, including the iconic Minster and the National Railway Museum. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With wood burner, HD TV with Apple TV, Sonos sound system, wooden floor and French doors leading to garden.
Dining area: With wooden floor.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With double bed and en-suite with shower over bath, toilet and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Second Floor:
Bedroom 3:
With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower over bath, toilet and Freeview TV.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

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Features

  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • All En-suite
    All En-suite
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    28/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 27/05/2018
    Marvelous! Hope to return again soon.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thanks, really appreciate the feedback.

  • 8

    27/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 25/05/2018
    Rye Cottage is a stunning property in a beautiful location. The finish in the house is first class. Everything you could need has been provided along with some extras - tv's in the bathrooms! Helmsley is a lovely place with, again, everything you could need. We enjoyed 2 weeks of beautiful weather also so made it a great holiday.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for the positive feedback. Glad you enjoyed the house and Helmsley.

  • 10

    24/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 18/03/2018
    The cottage is new and modern and was very cosy (we stayed during a blizzard). There was underfloor heating and a log burner so the downstairs was very warm and the bedrooms were as well. There was enough space for 6 of us (and a Labrador) and the cottage was in a very quiet location (all you could hear was church bells). The location was great - quite near the centre of Helmsley and handy for the Cleveland Way. I would definitely go back (but maybe in warmer weather!)

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you, appreciate the review and glad you had a nice stay at Rye Cottage.

  • 10

    16/12/2017
    Confirmed guest, 20/11/2017
    Excellent cottage, comfortable and warm and very well located being just a short walk into Helmsley with Whitby, Scarborough, Castle Howard and the North Yorks Moors within an hour's drive. Patsy was particularly helpful and the interior décor was spot on. We will definitely be booking again soon.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your feedback on both the property and Patsy.

  • 10

    19/12/2017
    Confirmed guest, 10/11/2017
    Fantastic cottage, everything you require for a great stay. Superb location.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for the review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

  • 9

    20/12/2017
    Confirmed guest, 27/10/2017
    The cottage is in a lovely village with lots of nice friendly bars, restaurants and shops within a stroll of the property. Good take away, and a Co-op, and an amazing bakery! Ideally situated for exploring all around the area by car too. The cottage is in a gated area with other similar new build properties, but many still unoccupied when we visited. No problem parking. The cottage is beautifully furnished inside, and has a homely, cosy feel to it. The beds are super comfortable. Kitchen has everything you require, and more. The property is spotlessly clean. The welcome pack was a lovely touch too. All though you're out and about a lot, it would be nice to have a TV in at least one of bedrooms, as the only other TV's are on the bathroom walls in two bathrooms, which isn't practical in any way to sit and watch! Particularly relevant if you have children with you, who want to watch something other than the main TV programmes in the lounge. The socket/aerial points are in the bedrooms, so not sure why there aren't any? In summary, we enjoyed a fabulous stay, would love to return sometime, and I would not hesitate to recommend it to others.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thanks, we appreciate the review and the feedback.

  • 10

    01/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 15/10/2017
    FIRST CLASS!!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner. Thank you, we appreciate your feedback.

  • 9

    16/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 09/10/2017
    Beautiful, dog friendly, boutique-like townhouse in a small, gated modern mews courtyard setting with a minute's stroll into the thick of Helmsley town centre. Lovely and peaceful and left to ourselves. Very comfortable house with that little bit of luxury one would want on their big birthday!Picturesque town with great amenities, lovely eateries, shops and bakeries to die for!Great walks from the door. Didn't want to leave. Would highly recommend a visit to Helmsley's walled garden, an absolute delight. Hopefully will be back!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are really glad you had such a nice time at the Cottage and in Helmsley. Thank you for your review.

  • 9

    11/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 06/10/2017
    This is the second time we have stayed at Rye cottage and as like the last stay it was very enjoyable We will certainly be going back again in the future. Judy ,Colin HARE & Orla the dog

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; It was a pleasure having you back again and thank you for your feedback. Hopefully, see you again soon.

  • 7

    01/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/09/2017
    It is a beautiful house ideally situated in Helmsley for visiting the Nth Yorkshire Moors. A bit more attention to detail could make it awesome. A few examples are: a) Only 4 large towels for a house holding 6 is not enough b) No tissues c) Unable to heat up the towel rail to dry towels d) No dressing gowns e) Welcome pack consisted of a bottle of wine and milk!! We had a lovely few days, but a few more basic comforts would have made it perfect.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner-Thank you for your feedback, I can confirm that the welcome pack always contains: biscuits, 2 types of tea, coffee, milk in the fridge and wine. There are also 2 large and 2 small towels in each room, so 12 in all. The switch for the towel rail is outside the bathroom on the wall in accordance with health and safety. If there were any issues, it is a shame you never mentioned them when you were staying at the property, as we could have immediately addressed them. I can confirm however that we do not and have no plans to provide white slippers nor dressing gowns. I can also confirm that we have sent the item of clothing you left at the property to you in the post.

  • 9

    18/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 15/09/2017
    Lovely brand new house. Very comfortable with all you could need for a relaxing break away. With the shops of Helmsley only yards away, it is perfectly located.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner. Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking time to provide written feedback.

  • 10

    03/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2017
    Stunning property, great location, beautiful town and lots to do for all the family!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner: Thank you Karen, glad the property and the area left you with such a positive impression.

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