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The Granary At Cross Holme Farm

Helmsley (8.5mls NW), North Yorkshire
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Located close to the Cleveland Way and Wainwright's Coast to Coast walk
  • Barn conversion property sleeping four guests
  • Fantastic location in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park Situated on the owner’s working farm, with far-reaching moorland views
  • Patio garden with garden furniture, ideal for enjoying the tranquil surroundings
  • Located close to the North Yorkshire border with County Durham and 9 miles from Helmsley
  • Miles of scenic walks to be enjoyed in some of the country’s most beautiful countryside

 

Property code: TGCHF

Stylish barn conversion property sleeping four guests, enjoying a rural location on the owner’s working farm within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

Nestling in the beautiful countryside of the North York Moors, this lovely bungalow makes an ideal holiday home for a couple with dogs looking for a quiet spot to relax and explore. Close to the picturesque towns of Helmsley (5.5 miles), Thirsk (10 miles) and Pickering (18 miles), the cottage lies in a peaceful location near a host of dog-friendly attractions. There are outdoor kennels available at the property, and the owner can arrange a dog-sitting service for you.

A charming single-level cottage, this comfortable property features a cosy lounge/diner where you can relax, snuggle up and watch a movie or read a book, and enjoy a meal while preparing for the next day’s adventure. From the lounge, patio doors lead outside where there’s a raised patio with a BBQ in an enclosed courtyard. Here you can dine alfresco and enjoy an evening glass of wine. There is also a communal area with picnic tables.

A wonderful base from which to explore the dramatic landscapes of the North York Moors, the cottage is ideal for visiting Sutton Bank (4 miles), Bransdale (20 miles) and the nature reserve at Bridestone, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping (26.5 miles). Dogs will also love exploring the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (14 miles) and are welcome at attractions including the Ryedale Folk Museum (14.5 miles) and Flamingo Land (20 miles), as well as the gardens at Castle Howard (18 miles), Duncombe Park (6 miles) and Rievaulx Terrace (3.5 miles). There are several dog-friendly English Heritage and National Trust sites including Rievaulx Abbey (3 miles), Byland Abbey (9 miles), and Helmsley Castle (5 miles). You can also take dogs for a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway steam trains which run from Pickering to Whitby.

  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 Bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included (signal can be intermittent due to the rural location of the property)
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop 10 miles and pub 2 miles
  • TV/DVD
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 42 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Andrew 24th June 2022

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The cottage was lovely and the thoughtful gifts of biscuits, milk, eggs and fizz was a lovely touch. Plenty to do in the area and the countryside/views were breath taking. The cottage was well equipped even down to plasters for the blisters and if you thought you needed anything it was all there provided. We would highly recommend and cannot wait tRead moreo visit that part of the country again next year Hide

Reviewed by Jane 17th June 2022

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Wonderful place to stay. It is a working farm , so all that goes with that. We loved it , maybe too far away from amenities for some but depends what you are looking for. Lovely starter pack for when we arrived and bought plenty more eggs while we were there! Owners always nearby but never intruded. Would return at any opportunity.

Reviewed by Claire 27th May 2022

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We had a lovely stay at The Granary. The farm was very cute, our children enjoyed seeing the animals. It was situated well to visit the coast and local towns, and comfortable to come back to in an evening to relax. There were local walks from the cottage or other places a short drive away to visit and explore. We Would stay here again and would recRead moreommend to others who would like a country escape. Hide

Reviewed by Keith 9th May 2022

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Reviewed by Lisa 6th May 2022

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Excellent location, beautiful cottage. Absolutely perfect will definitely book again.

Reviewed by Rebecca 29th April 2022

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Cottage location is brilliant to travel from to see North Yorkshire sites , and market towns. Cottage itself is easily big enough for 4 adults, 1 baby and 2 dogs. Kitchens is well equipped .

Reviewed by Ben 8th April 2022

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We had a really great time. Lovely place, lovely people. We have a young family, the farmers were very friendly and accommodating, showing the boys the animals. - Most kind. Very warm welcome.

Reviewed by Catherine 21st February 2022

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Reviewed by Matthew 19th November 2021

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Brilliant time at a fabulous place for walking and exploring the countryside. Lovely welcome pack and the accomodation had everything you need. We were made to feel really welcome and our little one loved meeting the animals on the farm. The barn conversion is done to an extremely high standard with all the ameneties you could wish for. We have alrRead moreeady recommended The Granery to our relatives. Hide

Reviewed by Diana 12th November 2021

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Reviewed by Alison 5th November 2021

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Reviewed by Mandy 22nd October 2021

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This is an amazing place to stay. Such a beautiful location and all the comforts of home

Reviewed by Michael 8th October 2021

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Reviewed by Tracy 24th September 2021

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Lovely little cottage, in easy reach of most places, owners very helpful, extra treats come in handy. Eggs amazing

Reviewed by Irene 20th September 2021

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The cottage was one of the best we have stayed in ,

Reviewed by Janet 17th September 2021

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This is our second visit to this cottage, we brought relatives with us this rime

Reviewed by John 10th September 2021

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Reviewed by Gill 3rd September 2021

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Very comfortable cottage with excellent facilities plus extras like tea, coffee, milk,eggs, Prosecco and biscuits on arrival. Bathroom upstairs and shower room downstairs and kitchen had too leather armchairs as well as large pine table and chairs- perfect for anyone with mobility problems like me. I only went upstairs once to watch a DVD! Rather cRead moreut off so spent a lot of time in the car to get anywhere but it was very peaceful and had wonderful views. Owners onsite and friendly and helpful. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 27th August 2021

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Highly recommend staying here. The Granary was beautiful and had absolutely everything we needed for a self catering holiday. The owners were always around if needed but left us to our own devices. Location is perfect for exploring the area and so comfortable to come back to on an evening. 5 stars for everything

Reviewed by Jeff 30th July 2021

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We stayed in the Granary cottage. What a peaceful away from it all place that really helped recharge our batteries. Lovely cottage with everything you need and it was great to be on a working farm again for our break. Getting to local villages and towns is easy and loads of great walks to be had where you can enjoy secluded walks without the crowdsRead more associated with the Lake District. Hide

Reviewed by Kirsty 23rd July 2021

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We had a lovely holiday. The cottage was amazing and had everything we needed. It great to be amongst the animals. We even saw a new born calf. There is so much to do and see in the area.

Reviewed by Judy 19th July 2021

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Lovely well equipped cottage with stunning views from the balcony.

Reviewed by Linda 2nd July 2021

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We had a lovely week in this cottage it was well equiped and had a lovely big TV which alot of cottages do not have. We would come back. The cottage is well situated to explore the whole area.

Reviewed by Norman 18th June 2021

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Very comfortable cottage with all the necessities, & very clean.

Reviewed by Chris 4th June 2021

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Clean and well equipped. Impressive welcome pack of goodies. Owners on hand if needed, but not intrusive. Enjoyed the farm animals - would be great for young children.

Reviewed by David 22nd May 2021

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Beautiful property in a great quiet countryside location. Very well equipped and owners were available if any issues arose which there was none. We will certainly be booking again soon.

Reviewed by Ian 17th May 2021

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Reviewed by Glyn 30th April 2021

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Reviewed by Furrokh 23rd April 2021

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The Granary Cross Holme Farm was a lovely farm cottage and the owners were a perfect host. The cottage was very spacious with sweeping views from the lovely French window with a balcony. The couple were very warm and helpful and provided us with goodies on arrival. The working farm was a treat and our stay memorable. The cottage was very clean and Read morecomfortable. Would love to visit the Granary sometime in the near future again and many thanks to the host for a lovely break. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 16th April 2021

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The granery is truly a home from home in a beautiful setting.

Reviewed by Bridget 23rd December 2020

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The Granary is such a comfortable place to stay - really warm in winter. We had everything we needed in our accommodation. There are many different walks one can do from the door and it was so peaceful and quiet. We hardly saw a soul for a week. The ponies and geese gave us entertainment and we didn't feel isolated as our hosts were close by and weRead more knew that if we needed anything we only had to ask. The 'welcome treats' of eggs, fruit, milk and prosecco were a lovely bonus. Hide

Reviewed by Tracey 11th December 2020

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Lovely cottage, well-equipped, warm and with comfortable furniture (unusual in a holiday cottage!). Great location on the North York Moors about 10 miles north of Helmsley. We had a really good week and definitely plan to come back, to see a different season on the moors.

Reviewed by Alison 23rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Julian 18th October 2020

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What a find! We booked the cottage on short notice as we wanted to get away for a few days. We didn't really know what to expect but we were delighted. Alison and Derek, our hosts, were welcoming and friendly. The accommodation (The Granary) was spotless and cosy. Lots of unexpected extras including prosecco, eggs, milk, fruit and toiletries etc. TRead morehe farm animals were lovely, especially the Shetland ponies and the strutting' turkeys. Overall, a treasure of a holiday home and destination. Thanks. Hide

Reviewed by John 2nd October 2020

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Had a great holiday this cottage was ideal for our needs, plenty of walks and nice and quiet , lovely scenery at this away from it all place. Many thanks for the use of the paddock.

Reviewed by Chris 18th September 2020

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Reviewed by Elaine 11th September 2020

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A rural farm cottage just off a busy road but well placed for exploration of the local area. Unfortunately we found the double bed very uncomfortable which spoilt our stay. Prossecco, eggs and milk in the fridge a nice touch on arrival.

Reviewed by Anita 5th September 2020

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Lovely cottage away from it all. Spacious very clean, well equipped accommodation, with lovely touches like milk , eggs and a bottle of Prosecco in the fridge on arrival.Lovely views over open countryside . Farmers where there to answer any questions if needed . Very relaxing break with Helmsley nearby (10 miles) offering shops, cafes and pubs and Read morethe coast less than on hours drive. Hide

Reviewed by Pamela 30th August 2020

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A lovely cottage in a nice rural area . Nice touch of fresh eggs , fruit and a bottle of fizz. A bit different with being an upside house but everything you need With it being a working farm woken up early with the chickens . !! Would come back tho

Reviewed by Sharon 28th August 2020

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Reviewed by Nigel 14th August 2020

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Reviewed by Adrian 7th August 2020

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We found the Granary farm delightful. The owners respected our privacy, but were always available if we needed any advice. Our kids loved meeting all of the farm animals and it was a huge treat for our girls to spend this quality time with their horses. Lots of great walks nearby. Hiking up the hills/mountains you get spectacular views of the MooreRead mores. This location, this property was very much an undiscovered gem for us. We look forward to returning. Hide

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