(Reference number: 65566)
Peacefully located in the centre of the popular market town of Helmsley, this delightful, Grade II listed, terraced stone cottage oozes charm and character. Numerous original features have been retained, including exposed timber beams, slate floors and beautiful fireplaces with multi-fuel burners. Superb quality fixtures and fittings throughout, ensure visitors enjoy a luxury break in this elegant holiday cottage. Enjoy relaxing by the multi-fuel burner in the living room, quietly reading in the snug or meander down to the enchanting garden under the fragrant rose arbour - a perfect place to spend warm summer evenings. On the doorstep are award-winning restaurants, gastro pubs, traditional tearooms and numerous interesting shops and boutiques. Helmsley boasts an Art Centre with live event and film programmes, 5 acres of beautiful walled gardens set beside the backdrop of the castle ruins and Duncombe Park, a country estate and home to the International Centre of Birds of Prey.
The surrounding area offers wonderful walking and cycling. The Cleveland Way starts out from Helmsley and the first part of this leads to the magnificent ruins of Rievaulx Abbey. Nestled close to the North York Moors, Helmsley is well placed to enjoy all that Yorkshire has to offer, including the famous steam train which departs from Pickering, 13 miles, and transports visitors through stunning scenery to the ancient fishing port of Whitby. The quaint fishing villages of Robin Hoodâ€™s Bay and Staithes are within an hourâ€™s drive, and days out can be enjoyed at the great houses of Castle Howard and Nunnington Hall. Not to be missed when visiting this area of Yorkshire is the vibrant medieval city of York, 24 miles, which is steeped in history and brimming with attractions including the iconic minster and the National Railway Museum. Shop, pub and restaurant 100 yards.