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Ascot Cottage

Sheriff Hutton near Strensall, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1060483)


Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Review(s)

  • Christine

    “This is the second time we have stayed, the cottage was just as good, well equipped, warm, quiet and very comfortable.”

    We very much enjoyed our stay at Acorn cottage. (Fish and chip van on a Thursday was an added bonus)

    We very much enjoyed our stay at Acorn cottage. (Fish and chip van on a Thursday was an added bonus)

    - Christine, June 2024


  • One bedroom: 1 x super king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Dual fuel with electric heating and log burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV, video player with videos, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed garden with patio and seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (to be kept downstairs only and not left alone in the cottage)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are two steps leading up to the kitchen and also a small set of steps (with handrail) leading up to the property from the road, please take care
  • Please note: minimum 3 night stays only

The property

Strensall 4.4 miles.

Settled in the charming village of Sheriff Hutton in North Yorkshire, is this delightful cottage, Ascot Cottage.

Enjoying original features of wooden beams and a secluded patio area, Ascot is the perfect pet-friendly dwelling for a romantic break to explore the North York Moors National Park, with easy access to the historical city of York.

Step into the homely lounge where you can look forward to cosying up with your loved one and sharing a bottle of wine whilst watching your favourite film on the TV, as your canine companion curls up in front of the crackling woodburning stove.

Rustle up some tasty treats in the well-equipped kitchen, with handy dishwasher making cleaning up a breeze!

When sleep calls, climb the stairs to the light and airy super king-size bedroom with zip/link, ensuring flexible sleeping arrangements for all parties.

Prepare for your day in style in the contemporary bathroom, where you can enjoy a revitalising rinse in the large walk-in shower, as your towel warms on the heated towel rail.

Treat your other half to an alfresco breakfast on the patio, as you toast your morning coffees to a wonderful holiday and your canine companion stretches their legs.

Plenty of walks can be enjoyed from your doorstep.

Just a stone's throw away from the cottage, there is a an idyllic Anglican church with surrounding gardens, a post office with convenience store, two great pubs serving food, a pizza restaurant and a coffee shop with delicatessen, as well as a stunning ruins of Sheriff Hutton Castle which is now a popular wedding and events venue.

Take a short drive into Strensall where you can grab more self-catering goodies at the supermarket, visit yet another pub, taste some local fish and chips, or play a round of golf.

Also take a visit to Castle Howard for a great day out.

Slightly further is the interesting walled city of York which is bustling with things to do; from tourist attractions such as the National Railway Museum, The York Dungeon and the JORVIK Viking Centre, to beautiful historic sites such as the city walls, the shambles and the gothic Cathedral.

Also within driving distance from Ascot Cottage is the scenic North York Moors, which is a wonderful area for walking, cycling, exploring timeless villages and feeling in touch with the surrounding nature.

If you can tear yourself away from all of this, you could also head to the east coast beaches of Bridlington, Hornsea, Scarborough or Whitby, which each offers sandy beaches, stunning sites, and plenty of shops, bars and eateries to make it a worth while day out.

For a fantastic trip to discover the whole of North Yorkshire, choose Ascot Cottage as your base.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


York 7.5 miles; Kirkby Moorside 18 miles; Knaresborough 22 miles; Harrogate 26 miles.

A satellite village to the north of York, Strensall offers excellent transport links into the historic city centre. This friendly village has good amenities including pubs, shops, a hairdressers, a bakery and a fish & chip shop. There is also a village park and a superb golf course, with other alternatives close by. Just outside the village, the Strensall Common Nature Reserve is a conservation area with heathland and a wonderful array of wildlife, including birds, common lizards and adders. The surrounding countryside offers good walking and cycling opportunities, with picturesque cycle routes leading along the riverside path into the very heart of York. Hop in the car and venture into the North York Moors National Park to explore Dalby Forest, a beautiful setting for a family day out woven with walking and bike trails and a Go Ape centre! An easy drive away, the idyllic market town of Knaresborough is situated in the shadow of a large aqueduct, with a bustling market square and quaint, friendly pubs, cafés and shops located along the River Nidd. Take a stroll along the river, visit Knaresborough Castle and Mother Shipton’s Cave and in the summer, enjoy an ice-cream and hire a row boat. There are many things to see and do in this lovely area of Yorkshire, a wonderful holiday base all year round.

Note: There are two steps leading up to the kitchen and also a small set of steps (with handrail) leading up to the property from the road, please take care
Please note: minimum 3 night stays only

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas