Non Smoking*Pet Free*Free WIFI*Free Parking*SKY*10% discount for 7 nights.
No. 3 Post Office Cottages has recently been renovated into a luxury self-catering holiday home. 20 minutes north of the historic city of York & it’s world famous 13th century Minster. Located in a beautiful village the cottage is close to the Dales, North Yorkshire Moors & the Coast. Ideal location for walking, cycling or shopping in York or Harrogate. Or you could just unwind & enjoy the local pub just a minute away.
Pet free/Non Smoking Property/Excellent Wifi/Fully Double Glazed/2 Bedrooms/Sky Q on 2 flat screen TV's/ Free parking on road directly outside cottage/Lovely private cottage garden with seating.Enjoy a home from home experience.Perfect location for a short break in North Yorkshire!
You enter the property via the front door which leads into a small vestibule porch where you can hang coats & leave shoes in a shoe rack. The vestibule leads directly into the lounge which has two 2 seater sofas & an extendable dining table that will seat 4-5 people. There are 2 chairs in the lounge an additional 2 chairs/1 stool upstairs. The lounge has a log burner (fireguard available) which when lit quickly heats the whole house. However all rooms have thermostatically controlled electric heaters which keep the house very warm.Sky Q is available on the flat screen TV (with built in DVD). There is a good selection of books, local maps,DVD's and games to keep all ages occupied if needed. You leave the lounge & enter the brand new kitchen that has all the applicances expected (induction hob, oven , integrated microwave, integrated fridge & washing machine). The kitchen is equipped with all the basics in terms of pots,pans,crockery etc and there is a selection of melamine plates, bowls and glasses for use in the garden or by younger children. Kitchen basics such as tea,coffee,sugar, oil,vinegar,salt,pepper and condiments are provided.The kitchen door leads onto a sunny back patio. The back patio area has a variety of plants in tubs & a small herb garden which you are free to use if in season. There is a retractable washing line on the back patio. A flight of stairs in the kitchen leads to the landing off which the main bedroom & bathroom are located.The bedroom is at the front of the house & looks onto the pretty garden. The bedroom has a new double bed with a goose down duvet, 2 bedside tables,reading lights, a chest of drawers, wardrobe & a reading chair. Also off the landing is the bathroom which has a new over bath electric shower & a heated towel rail. A further flight of stairs leads to an open plan second floor bedroom which has 2 new single beds, goose down duvets, bedside lights, full length mirror, hairdryer, easy chair & a place to hang clothes. There is a flat screen TV with Sky Q in the second bedroom along with a selection of children's books & a cuddly bear & monkey to keep the children entertained. There is the option of a good quality,comfortable folding bed suitable for children which can be used in either bedroom & there is an additional charge of £15/night for the 5th person. Hand towels/bath towels/tea towels are included.
There is a new Jolie folding high chair & a Graco travel cot with a new additional mattress for extra comfort. The cot is supplied with waterproof cover & a fitted towelling bottom sheet but we would prefer that you provide your own bedding. Please inform us if you require the travel cot during your stay. There are 2 step free baby gates-one on each flight of stairs.
There is a beautiful sunny cottage garden at the front of the property with a garden bench.In the summer months there is a garden table ,4 chairs and a parasol.Parking is on the street (there is a small 3 car lay-by directly in front of the cottage) but off road parking is never an issue as the village is quiet.
The cottage does not take pets and is a no smoking property. We have tried to make the cottage feel 'home from home' with many small special touches to make your stay enjoyable.
Alne was featured in the BBC2 programme 'Escape to the Country' in 2017 so you know the village has curb appeal! Alne is in the district of Hambleton which has just been voted the No 7. place to live in the UK! Come & see for yourself as North Yorkshire has something to offer everyone of all ages.
Alne is a small, picturesque conservation village with a local pub/restaurant (The Blue Bell Inn) and a lovely play area for children.You will find 2 barrow stalls near the church-one that sells home grown vegetables,home made jams & locally produced eggs & the other selling beautiful plants.Every Saturday morning a pop up bakery van arrives (8am-9am) at the Village Hall car park to sell freshly baked artisan bread, pastries & cakes , just steps from the cottage!
Alne is also located on the White Rose Cycle Route & the whole area is very popular with cyclists.
There are a wide range of local pubs nearby (The Bluebell Inn in the village, The Aldwark Arms in Aldwark, which is very child friendly & The New Inn in Tholthorpe-the later two offer takeaway options on request).The closest local shop just over a mile away is the award winning Tollerton Stores located by Tollerton Village Green that sells a wide variety of goods including delicious sausage rolls,pasties & cakes, alcohol, newspapers & lottery tickets.
Easingwold is the nearest market town (4 miles) and has a wide variety of shops & cafes including the award winning Tea Hee's. Friday is market day & parking is free-there is a farmers market once a month.
There are so many interesting places to visit from Beningborough Hall (National Trust), National Railway Museum (free entry), York Minster,Helmsley or Castle Howard & you will find a variety of guide books & local maps in the cottage. If you like walking there are many local rambles that start near by such as The Aldwark Ramble which is 4 miles & starts at the church in Aldwark.
Aldwark Manor Hotel (3 miles away) has an 18 hole golf course & Spa facilities that can be booked by non-members. Renowned restaurants such as The Crab & Lobster and the Michelin starred The Black Swan at Olstead are all nearby.There really is something for everyone in North Yorkshire!
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