The perfect rural retreat for families looking to explore the natural beauty and enjoy the tasty treats of the North York Moors before heading home to snuggle up in front of the fire.
This pretty cottage in the peaceful village of Gillamoor is surrounded by spectacular countryside, set in the North York Moors National Park. Sleeping four humans and two history-loving hounds, there is much to explore in this rugged landscape. It’s perfectly placed for families who want to enjoy all that the region has to offer. You’re just 8 miles from the Blakey Ridge walking trail with its memorable views, while the rolling moorland and country landscape will appeal to your inquisitive four-legged friends. There’s a foodie pub within walking distance and a shop nearby (2.5 miles), while off-road parking is available for guests.
Step inside where a welcome pack and cosy country style awaits. Relax with your pup pals by the wood burner in the spacious open-plan living room and dining area, packed with period features, plus a TV and DVD player. Rustle up family meals in the well-equipped kitchen and enjoy the garden views. Discover two country-style bedrooms upstairs, plus a family bathroom. Outside, you’ll find a courtyard at the front of the house, and an enclosed garden to the rear - great for hounds. The south-facing garden is lawned with mature trees; the perfect location for a glass of wine and a BBQ on a warm, summer's evening.
Explore the natural beauty of this magnificent region with its rugged moorland, meandering walks and ancient woods, abundant with canine-thrilling wildlife and birdlife, including curlew, lapwing and red grouse; the Cleveland Way National Trail is a popular choice (7.5 miles). Enjoy shopping and exploring quintessential English market towns and villages such as Hutton-le-Hole (2.5 miles), Helmsley (7.5 miles) and Pickering (10 miles) where you can savour delicious local food produce and artisan treats in the cafes and eateries, and visit landmarks including the arts centre, medieval castle, and historic walled garden in Helmsley.