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Norah's Nook

Farndale near Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 911836)

4.9

Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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84 Customer Review(s)

  • Wendy

    “A very homely and comfortable place to stay.”

    Everything one could need plus very thoughtful extras provided. The location is idyllic. It was wonderful seeing the alpacas, sheep with lambs and cattle with calves. The hosts are friendly and very welcoming. All in all a perfect holiday was enjoyed.

    Everything one could need plus very thoughtful extras provided. The location is idyllic. It was wonderful seeing the alpacas, sheep with lambs and cattle with calves. The hosts are friendly and very welcoming. All in all a perfect holiday was enjoyed.

    - Wendy, March 2024

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One king-size double bedroom with additional z bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (one step up)
  • Shared external utility
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer in external utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Front patio with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Horses welcome by arrangement with owner
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: This property is accessed by a 0.25-mile private track.

The property

Norah's Nook is an attractive detached stone-built barn conversion which offers cosy and comfortable accommodation for couples and small groups, with a lovely warming woodburning stove in the comfortable sitting room.

One step up leads to the modern kitchen and dining area, whilst the bedroom is attractively dressed, with a sumptuous king-size bed.

Tastefully furnished and decorated, it provides a romantic retreat, within a rural corner of the North York Moors National Park.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 929845, together they sleep 6.

Harland Beck Farm Cottages

These two charming, single-storey stone barn conversions (Norah's Nook and Erica's 'eaven) are located within the owners’ grounds in a courtyard setting, on their 40-acre farm with Belted Galloway cattle amidst the spectacular scenery of Farndale, 2.5 miles from Kirkbymoorside in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. Offering all ground floor accommodation, these attractive cottages are the perfect hideaway for couples wanting peace and tranquillity, but are conveniently located within a few minutes’ drive to the surrounding pretty market towns. They are bright and cheerful, with modern kitchens and bathrooms and comfortable sitting rooms, providing very welcoming holiday homes. Outside, guests can relax on the sunny patios, in the sheltered courtyards and savour the stunning moorland countryside, where beautiful walks lead straight from the door. If visiting in springtime, be sure to try the renowned Daffodil Walk which leads from the end of the drive, where a traditional, local inn awaits you at the end of your journey! Also on the farm are a small herd of Grey Faces Dartmoor sheep and lambs. There are also 3 tame Alpaccas and a couple of horses, and there are farm chickens laying fresh eggs. Kirkbymoorside has an excellent array of quality cafes, independent shops, restaurants and pubs, as well as a weekly market. Golfers will delight in the parkland golf course on the edge of this popular market town. Nearby Pickering is the terminus of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, which winds its way through heather-clad countryside, steaming along to Grosmont. With numerous historic properties in the area, including Helmsley Castle, Duncombe Park and Castle Howard, these cottages will appeal to all.

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About the location

KIRKBYMOORSIDE

Pickering 6 miles; Helmsley 5 miles.

The attractive old market town of Kirkbymoorside lies on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, in between the towns of Helmsley and Pickering. It is a charming place, full of Yorkshire character, and is the centre for the local farms and villages. Visitors will find a variety of shops from tea rooms, pubs and restaurants to antique shops, while there is a market day on Wednesday. The excellent walking and magnificent scenery of the National Park are close by, as are the picturesque villages of Hutton-le-Hole and Lastingham. Pickering is the base of the North York Moors Steam Railway - a ‘must do’ day out for all visitors to the area. Castle Howard, York, Whitby and the Yorkshire Coast are within easy driving distance.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas