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About Our Cottage

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The locals

Nestling in the small, moorland village of Gillamoor, meaning 'The opening to the moors' is within the southern boundary, of the North York Moors National Park, this charming end terrace holiday cottage is full of traditional features. The cottage still has the original Yorkshire stone kitchen floor, exposed stonework, original beams in the lounge and master bedroom and stripped pine doors throughout.

The surrounding area provides an abundance of walking and cycling trails. The Valley of Farndale, famous for its daffodil walk, and the picturesque village of Hutton le Hole are close by. Market towns at Kirkbymoorside, 3 miles, and Helmsley, 8 miles, offer a choice of shops, inns and tearooms and visitors can travel on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway. The village pub and restaurant is just around the corner.

They serve the usual lunches, evening meal, tea and coffees as well as take away fish and chips and breakfast  (booking for breakfast required the evening before)

Ground floor Living room with solid oak floor, Multi-fuel burning stove (initial fuel included), four piece leather suite (two seater sofa, two armchairs and large footstool), Freeview flat screen TV with separate  blu-ray DVD player.

Up 4 steps to kitchen/dining area with stone floor, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, washing machine, electric cooker and hob, pine farmhouse table and 4 chairs, DAB radio.


The stable door leads to the lawned garden with decked sitting-out area and patio furniture, 3 metre parasol and BBQ. We also have a new bike store with lockable doors.

In the kitchen the stairs lead to first floor master bedroom with solid pine double bed, hanging space, two small feature cupboards chest of drawers, bedside tables and DAB radio alarm clock with ipod dock. 

There’s 3 steps from the landing to the bathroom with shower over bath, sink and toilet. Then a further short flight of stairs to the second floor bedroom with twin beds, bedside tables and large cupboard with hanging space.

Upon arrival you will find a welcome pack comprising of bottle of wine, tea, coffee, biscuits and fresh milk. A bunch of fresh flowers and a piece of artisan soap in the bathroom. (subject to availability)

The property has oil central heating and electric included along with free Wi-fi across the house and garden.

We are family friendly with a selection of games and DVD's available along with a cot, high chair, waterproof mattress covers and stair gate all available free for you to use.

Bed linen and all towels included. 

On road parking but there’s always space outside the door. 

Sorry we do not accept pets so we are guaranteed pet free and within the cottage there is a no smoking policy.

We've been working in conjunction with the North York National Park and are proud to be included in their "friendly" schemes meaning we now have a range of useful things to help you embrace their activities while staying in our cottage including a lockable bike store in the garden.

The logos below link to the North York Moors National Park Authority website about the schemes and an indication of some of the many hoops we had to jump through to achieve this prestigious level.

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