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Beautiful, luxury, fully modernised Stone Cottage in a perfect location.

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Flat-screen TV, DVD player, books
Flat-screen TV, DVD player, books
Flat-screen TV, DVD player, books
Flat-screen TV, DVD player, books

Overview of Beautiful, luxury, fully modernised Stone Cottage in a perfect location.

Beautiful, luxury, fully modernised Stone Cottage in a perfect location.

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

2 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
ENG, York

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHelmsley Arts Centre10 min drive
  • Popular LocationRyedale Folk Museum12 min drive
  • Popular LocationDuncombe Park13 min drive
  • AirportDurham (MME-Teesside Intl.)71 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
    No shower or bathtub

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Beautiful, luxury, fully modernised Stone Cottage in a perfect location.

Historic cottage in York
Welcome to The Old Chauffeurs Cottage in Howkeld. Situated between Helmsley & Pickering, just off the A170. before Kirkbymoorside North Yorkshire.


This delightful early 1900's stone built property which has been newly refurbished to offer superb accommodation for adults visiting the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

This cosy cottage provides an excellent base for walkers. We accept one child of over 8 years of age, we have horses and a small dog.

Inside the light and spacious lounge has attractive floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden and countryside, two large comfortable sofas, a round glass coffee table, a flat screen TV and a DVD player. The lounge is 24msq. The attractive dining kitchen has everything you may need for a relaxing and enjoyable break such as a dishwasher, Miele washing machine, tumble dryer, ceramic hob, fan oven and a good size dining table. It is 20msq.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms
The two first floor double bedrooms each have quality blackout blinds and very comfortable king sized beds which share the use of a luxury bathroom with hand basin, full size bath, WC and separate shower. The ground floor has an additional cloakroom.

There is a lovely outdoor seating area at the cottage where guests can relax and enjoy the wonderful country views. There is plenty of off road parking, and secure storage for bikes.

It's a 5 minutes’ drive to the Kirkbymoorside and its 18 holes challenging golf course which is surrounded by beautiful countryside views

The rental price includes bed linen, towels and it has gas central heating.

We accept short breaks of two nights or more.
Guest accommodations at this cottage offer DVD players and hair dryers. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Speaks English, Dutch
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Car required


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Spices
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer


  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating
  • Fan


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location

Things to do

  • Fishing nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Golf nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 4

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a deadbolt lock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Special Price May. Lovely Cottage Adults Free Wi-fi Parking Pets
Luxury Stone Cottage on the Edge of the North York Moors
Bargain Rates FOR July. NO Problem With Social Distancing

About this area


Located in York, this cottage is in a rural area. Duncombe Park and Helmsley Castle are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Cleveland Way and Ampleforth College Golf Club. Ampleforth Abbey and Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with fishing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with cycling, mountain biking, and hunting. Guests love the property's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Hemsley Walled Garden - 10 min drive
  • Helmsley Arts Centre - 10 min drive
  • Helmsley Castle - 11 min drive
  • Ryedale Folk Museum - 12 min drive
  • Duncombe Park - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Malton Station - 30 min drive
  • Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.) - 71 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 66 out of 72 reviews
5 - Excellent 92%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 72 reviews
4 - Good 6%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 72 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 72 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 72 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%






Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Lovely Cottage
Lovely cottage in great condition very helpful couple would definitely recommend and hope to return next year
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Review from Vrbo

5/5 Excellent

Idyllic Property and Location
Having stayed at a number of similar properties I have to say this was up there with the best. Beautifully furnished cottage with large kitchen/diner containing all you will need for your self-catering break. Two bedrooms with large beds and an excellent shower/bathroom, and a large lounge with comfortable large sofas and views out across the countryside. Idyllic location with beautiful country walks from the doorstep; close-by villages with excellent pubs serving good food, and within easy reach of the North Yorkshire coast and the beautiful NY Moors National Park. A short drive to Malton to catch the train to York saves on parking problems, and nearby shops/petrol station in Kirkbymoorside for provisions. Owners on hand for any problems (of which there were none) and I would definitely recommend a stay here for anyone wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle for a few days. 5*+ rating!!
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Review from Vrbo

5/5 Excellent

Gorgeous, quiet, relaxing
Wonderful location close by to lots of local attractions. The Cottage is spotlessly clean with comfy beds and plenty of room for cooking and relaxing. You can sit outside on an evening and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Highly recommend!
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5/5 Excellent

Great stay
Great location. Very handy base for exploring the North Yorkshire moors area. Very well presented cottage with everything you could possibly need.
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5/5 Excellent

Summer holiday
Beautiful cottage. Would definitely come back again owners are very welcoming. Thanks very much
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