Wednesday 10 April 2024

Wold View Cottage, Thorpe Bassett, Malton, North Yorkshire

Wold View Cottage, Thorpe Bassett, Malton, North Yorkshire 

Situated amidst the gently undulating landscapes of the Yorkshire Wolds, this charming country cottage beckons as a serene haven for those seeking to immerse themselves in the tranquility of this lesser-explored region of Yorkshire. Inspired by the renowned Hockney paintings and the captivating works of local artist Robert Fuller in nearby Thixendale, the area exudes an allure waiting to be uncovered.

The cottage itself boasts an inviting open-plan living space on the ground floor, adorned with rustic wooden beams and flooring. Here, an electric wood burner sets the ambiance, accompanied by modern amenities including Freeview TV, DVD player, and CD player. The adjacent kitchen is fully equipped with contemporary appliances, ensuring convenience during your stay. A separate toilet adds to the practicality of the ground floor layout.

Ascending to the upper level, guests are greeted by two cozy bedrooms: one featuring a snug double bed, and the other offering twin beds. Each room is thoughtfully furnished with its own Freeview TV, providing a personal retreat for relaxation. The accompanying shower room comprises a shower cubicle, toilet, and heated towel rail, promising comfort throughout your stay. Benefitting from oil central heating, with underfloor heating on the ground floor, the cottage ensures warmth and comfort in any season. Electricity, bed linen, towels, and Wi-Fi are all inclusive, with a highchair available upon request. Additionally, a shared garage offers access to a tumble dryer, providing added convenience.

Outside, a secluded patio adorned with garden furniture offers a peaceful setting for unwinding, while the shared lawned garden invites leisurely strolls. Secure bike storage is provided, alongside private parking facilities for two cars.

For outdoor enthusiasts, the surrounding area presents a plethora of walking trails and cycling routes, with a bike store conveniently situated on the property. The nearby village of Rillington offers essential amenities, including pubs, a fish and chip shop, a general store, and a post office. Just a short distance away, Scampston boasts a farmhouse bakery and coffee shop, adding to the charm of the locale.

Venturing further afield, the market towns of Malton and Pickering, along with attractions such as the North York Moors steam train, Castle Howard, Burton Agnes Hall, Eden Camp, and RSPB Bempton Cliffs, promise memorable excursions. The coastal resorts of Whitby, Scarborough, Filey, and Bridlington, as well as the historic city of York with its iconic minster, museums, and ancient streets, are all easily accessible by car. With local amenities a mere mile away, including shops, pubs, and restaurants, this idyllic cottage serves as an ideal base for both relaxation and exploration.

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