- £501 per week
- £72 per night
- 5 Guests
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- No Pets
Beds & bedrooms
- Bed linen provided
- 1 king/super-king bed
- 1 double bed
- 2 bunk beds
- Washing machine
- 2 bathrooms
- 2 WCs
- Towels provided
- En-suite bathroom
- Enclosed garden
- On-street parking
How far to...?
- Beach 42 miles
- Pub 0.01 miles
- Shop 2.3 miles
- Open fire or woodburner
- Welcome pack
Important - please note
- Check in: 4pm
- Check out: 10am
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If you’re looking for a traditional and beautiful Yorkshire cottage then look no further than Plum Tree Cottage. Full of character and love, this three bedroom stone-built cottage is located in the village of Crayke in the Vale of York, just two miles from Easingwold. On the cusp of the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a delightful location for exploring the picturesque countryside and is perfect for walkers and cyclists alike. Just 200 yards from the cottage you will find the award winning Durham Ox country pub which serves delicious food made using local produce. The Durham Ox won pub of the year at The White Rose Awards. The city of York is only 14 miles away, where you can enjoy some lunch or afternoon tea at the famous Bettys Tea Rooms during a day of sightseeing and shopping. The market town of Helmsley is just 13 miles away with traditional pubs, boutique shops and cafes as well as its medieval castle, National Centre for Birds of Prey and Duncombe Park. Plus the historic sights of Appleforth Abbey, Rievaulx Abbey and Byland Abbey are all close by and definitely worth a visit.
After exploring the surrounding area, retreat back to Plum Tree Cottage for some well-deserved relaxation. Boasting traditional wooden beams, beautiful original fireplaces, exposed stonework and brickwork and some original artwork this charming cottage is the ideal base for a break away with family or a group of friends. The cottage offers easy unrestricted on-street parking to the front and a large mature back garden with lawn and patio for relaxing in the fresh air. The well equipped kitchen boasts a traditional AGA for you to cook up a family feast together and dine as a group in the family dining room. Plus the wood burning stove in the cosy and comfortable living room offers the ideal spot to gather around and plan your next day’s adventures.
Dining Room: Large dining table, chairs and bench, decorative original fireplace, shelves. Doors leading to lounge and kitchen, stairs to the first floor.
Lounge: Sofa and two chairs, two coffee tables, Smart TV, wood burning stove.
Kitchen: AGA, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, Belfast sink, washing machine, table and chairs, door leading out to the garden.
Bedroom 1: King-size bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, chair, stool, hanging rail.
En suite: One step up. Walk-in shower, toilet and washbasin.
Bedroom 2: Full size bunk beds (only the bottom bunk bed is to be used.), hanging space, shelves, chest of drawers, decorative feature fireplace.
Bedroom 3: Double bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, hanging rail.
Bathroom: Bath, toilet, washbasin.
Pets: Sorry no pets.
Parking: Free unrestricted on street parking in front of the cottage.
Garden/Patio: Large mature back garden with a pond and outside seating.
Heating: Oil central heating, wood burning stove.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round; booking restrictions apply for peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Mobile phone signal is strong. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. Please be aware there is a pond in the back garden - children must be supervised.
Pub: 200 yards Shop: 2.3 miles
The cottage is typically English, set in a pretty village, in a beautiful part of Yorkshire. The bedrooms are spacious enough for our party of three adults and two small children and the bathroom and en-suite shower room have recently been modernized. Downstairs the lounge, dining room and kitchen are more traditional with adequate modern facilities. The outside patio is great for alfresco dining and the garden and lawn provide a peaceful environment.
Crayke is a traditional Yorkshire village situated on the edge of North York Moors and the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is just 2 miles away from Easingwold and a short drive to the market towns of Helmsley, Malton and Thirsk. The city of York is also close by, so you will be spoilt for choice for days out sightseeing, walking or cycling. Numerous beautiful historic buildings are nearby for you to explore including the magnificent 18th century stately home and grounds of Castle Howard, the manor houses and gardens of Nunnington Hall and Scampston Hall, plus the spectacular Byland Abbey, Rievaulx Abbey and Ampleforth Abbey.
The village itself is the site of a 15th century castle, St Cuthbert’s Church, a sports and leisure club with tennis courts and The Durham Ox pub. You will also find The Dutch House art cafe, wildlife garden and gallery in the village which is definitely worth a visit.