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The Old Barn

Wansford, near Driffield, Yorkshire
Grade 3 Star rating


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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 2
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Within the Yorkshire Nature Triangle, this barn conversion provides a comfortable holiday base from which to explore the surrounding area.

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With tiled floor and beams.
Living area: With electric wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, combi microwave/oven/grill and fridge.
Bedroom: With twin beds and Freeview TV.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. Wheelchair access. No smoking.

This detached former farm building has been tastefully converted into a cosy rural retreat, providing a comfortable, well-equipped base from which to explore the delightful Wolds, coast, moors and vales of Yorkshire. There are wonderful walks and cycling routes to be explored from the doorstep; and being located in the Yorkshire Nature Triangle makes The Old Barn a perfect place for the wildlife enthusiast to enjoy the diverse, sometimes rare and always spectacular species that the country can offer. You can even watch little egrets and kingfishers from the property’s driveway!
The seaside resorts of Bridlington, Scarborough and Filey, with there miles of sandy beaches and amusements are easily accessible from the property, and the landscape enthusiast can enjoy the impressive rocky shore headland of Falmbrough, Hockney’s Wolds and the spectacular North York Moors National Park. The internationally significant RSPB Bempton is a short drive away. The stately homes of Sledmore, Burton Agnes and Sewerby Hall are within the locality and offer much to engage the visitor. Medieval Beverley, with its minster, markets, Westwood Pasture and racecourse is a 30-minute drive away. Hull, the City of Culture, with the world’s only Submarium, Ferens Art Gallery and maritime museum is a one hour drive (or 35 minutes train ride) away and York is also an hour’s drive from the property.
The village of Nafferton, 1¾ miles away has shops, pubs and fish and chip takeaway, and the local restaurant is 2 miles away in Wansford and the market town of Driffield, 4½ miles away has a wide range of services. There is also a kennels and cattery offering day care services 1½ miles from the property. Shop 1¾ miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

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  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
    Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/09/2018
    fabulous barn everything you could wish for, great base for getting about to coast, great beach at friasthorpe for dogs.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 27/08/2018
    Excellent clean comfortable accommodation. Quiet and peaceful area perfect for relaxing

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/07/2018
    This a lovely cottage very clean and well presented. Margaret and Jo are very friendly we will be back again next year.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/05/2018
    Enjoyed our stay at The Old Barn. Very rural and off the beaten track. Cosy, comfortable and peaceful. Very well equipped and Margaret the owner just next door.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/05/2018
    A lovely little cottage in a lovely quiet location. It was home from home and equipped with everything you need even things for the dog. Margaret was very warm and welcoming.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2018
    Lovely cottage has everything you need for a relaxing break away from the rat race, would recommend

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9.9 out of 10 – based on 15 reviews collected by Reevoo
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