This pretty single story stable conversion comprises of a spacious open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room and bedroom with en-suite shower room. Multiple skylights fill the cottage with sunlight during the day, and when the night draws in guests can get cosy around the sitting room's multi-fuel burning stove. One of Applewood's best features has to be its beautiful garden with pergola and garden furniture which is the perfect place to relax in on a summer's evening.
Applewood is situated in the village of Harome, which is nestled between the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the Howardian Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Harome is only two miles from the market town of Helmsley, which boasts a wide selection of independent shops, bakeries and cafes, as well as a medieval castle and an arts centre. The area is popular with walkers, history enthusiasts and food lovers. Harome itself is the home of the Michelin Star awarded Star Inn as well as the equally renowned Pheasant Hotel, both of which are a short walk from the cottage and serve superb food and drinks. The Pheasant will provide breakfast for non-residents if required, although booking is advisable.
This holiday at a glance
Sleeps two guests.
One double bedroom and en-suite shower room.
Enclosed garden with pergola.
Private parking area for up to two cars.
Sorry, no children or pets.
Minimum two night stay.
Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, fridge with small freezer compartment, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Freeview television in the sitting room, with built in DVD player.
iPod docking station.
Large garden table and six chairs under pergola.
Table and chair bistro set.
Attractions and nearby amenities
Within walking distance of the cottage are two award winning restaurants The Star Inn and The Pheasant Hotel.
The North York Moors are renowned for the countless walks to be taken through it's beautiful landscape.
The market towns of Kirkbymoorside, Pickering, Malton, and Thirsk are all within 20 miles.
York can be reached in less than 45 minutes. There is an excellent Park and Ride service from the outskirts of the city of York where you can find a wealth of museums and historic buildings as well as theatres, cinemas and restaurants.
There are numerous other places of interest, all a short drive away. Rievaulx Abbey, Byland Abbey, Castle Howard, Mount Grace Priory, Hutton le Hole and the North York Moors Railway are a sample of the many attractions in the area.
For those wishing to relax there is the Verbena Spa at the Feversham Arms Hotel in Helmsley.
The East coast is less than one hours drive away, Whitby is 33 miles and Scarborough 30 miles. The beautiful seaside villages of Staithes and Robin Hoods Bay are within a short drive from these centres.
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