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Whisper Cottage

York, North Yorkshire
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Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Delightful cottage with enclosed garden situated in the pretty village of Sheriff Hutton, close to York, a walled city with its huge 13th century gothic cathedral
  • Perfect location for exploring the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the beautiful Yorkshire Coast is pleasantly close by
  • There are an extraordinary amount of historic buildings in the area for you to visit and for those who like the outdoors there are walking and cycle routes close by
Property code: 64455

This cosy cottage makes the perfect retreat for a couple or small family and their four-legged family members with a king-size bedroom and a single bedroom, a cosy lounge with a wood burner, and an enclosed patio garden. Sheriff Hutton has a small shop, a cafe/deli, and a pub to visit and is close to the ancient city of York.

The sweet, terraced cottage has relaxed, stylish interiors with everything you need to relax. Go into the cosy lounge with a wood burner, comfy seating, and a Smart TV/DVD, plus a drop leaf table and chairs for enjoying mealtimes together. Head through to the pretty kitchen/diner, which has lovely wooden worktops and is equipped with everything you need to create culinary delights, and a handy breakfast bar with stools. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, a lovely, light, and airy king-size, with great storage, and an elegant single room, along with the bathroom. You can relax outside on warm days in the walled garden with spaces to sit and enjoy drinks and nibbles alfresco.

Explore York, home to lots of fun attractions including Jorvik Viking Centre, Yorkshire Air Museum, and the National Railway Museum (10 miles). Explore the local countryside on foot or by bike, visit the quaint fishing village of Robin Hood Bay on the coast, and discover cycling trails and walks in Dalby Forest (28.5 miles). Head to Helmsley, a gem of a market town with a Norman castle, delis, independent shops, and galleries. Spend a day in Malton (10.5 miles) exploring the Eden Camp Modern History Museum and having fun at the Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo. Try not to get lost at York Maze (13.5 miles), the largest maze in the UK.

  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 king-size and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Pubs and shop within walking distance
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge
  • 2 dogs welcome, restricted to downstairs only
  • Please note that rear ally from the parking bay to the rear yard is a shared access route
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Melanie Meadows

This property is personally managed by Melanie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 39 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Patricia 15th April 2024

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Such a happy comfortable cottage. Spotlessly clean. Great beds. Pretty, friendly village with lots of footpaths straight from the door

Reviewed by Karina 29th March 2024

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A very comfortable and cosy cottage which was spotless! Kitchen well equipped. Lovely area with good dog walks.

Reviewed by Gail 12th February 2024

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Reviewed by Angela 17th January 2024

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Lovely little cottage, very comfortable and the log burner was very welcome in the cold weather we had . Great location for access to the surrounding area and communication with the owners was good .

Reviewed by Lynn 9th January 2024

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Absolutely perfect! Second time of staying here in order to visit relatives in York and Leeds. We purposely came back to the cottage as it had everything we needed. A lovely kind touch of of the bottle of wine and basket of goodies was so kind. The cottage was cosy and warm when we arrived and everything was spotlessly clean with everything you couRead moreld possible need. We will definitely return and highly recommend this gem of a place Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 27th December 2023

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What a fabulous cottage, spotlessly clean, well furnished and contains everything you may need. Would 100% return and recommend. It is perfectly situated to explore York, Howardian Hills and the coast, the village of Sheriff Hutton is quiet with a lovely pub and village shop. It was great that we could take our two dogs and the outside area was a bRead moreonus as it was fully enclosed. Loved the Hamper ! thankyou very much for a great stay. Hide

Reviewed by Clive 8th December 2023

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it was superb

Reviewed by Pauline 17th November 2023

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Reviewed by Charlotte 27th October 2023

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Very comfortable and well equipped Cottage, well located in an attractive village. We only stayed a couple of nights and booked last minute which is why the value for money is not 5* as is was an expensive short stay. Everything else was excellent..

Reviewed by Karen 20th October 2023

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We very much enjoyed our stay at Whisper Cottage. It is perfectly located for visiting both York and the beautiful surrounding countryside. We also highly recommend visiting Brimham Rocks, exploring the Howardian hills, and Castle Howard to mention just a few. The cottage was extremely cosy with a lovely wood burner stove and very well equipped. ThRead moree host very kindly left a bottle of wine and a well stocked jar of doggy treats which our golden retriever thoroughly enjoyed! Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Natalie 23rd September 2023

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Reviewed by Jon 8th September 2023

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Well this isn't the type of holiday cottage we would normally book, but I'm so glad we did! Spotlessly clean, very well equipped with everything you could possibly need for a holiday, and a perfect area for visiting places like York, Malton, Pickering, Whitby, Scarborough etc. The village of Sheriff Hutton has a small post office / shop and an exceRead morellent pub serving traditional pub meals just a short walk away. Our thanks to the owner for providing a perfect holiday experience, with extras. Hide

Reviewed by Yvonne 1st September 2023

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Reviewed by Jane 25th August 2023

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Reviewed by Peter 18th August 2023

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This is an excellent cottage in the lovely village of Sheriff Hutton. It was well equipped and close to the local shop, pub and cafe/deli. The walks around the area are easy and if you lose your way just look up and head towards the castle!! We happened to be there at the time of the monthly Sunday market. Well worth a visit. We have stayed in a feRead morew places this year and is one of the few that we can give a 5 star rating. We would happily return in future. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 7th August 2023

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Great week spent here home was clean and comfy and well equipped great location and lovely village

Reviewed by James 28th July 2023

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Great little cottage, private parking space, private courtyard garden. Excellent location for York, Whitby etc.

Reviewed by Linda 14th July 2023

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Perfect cottage in every way

Reviewed by Laura 7th July 2023

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A lovely clean and comfortable cottage with everything you need (like home from home). One of the best weve stayed in. Great village location for walks and visiting beautiful North Yorkshire. Parking space a bonus. Wine and water bottles, etc very much appreciated. Only negative was that the mattress was too soft, but thats down to personal taste. Read moreWould definitely recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Bev 16th June 2023

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Amazing 2 nights day with our 2 dogs Son and his baby Absolutely fantastic cottage , perfect The lovely gesture of wine dog biscuits and dog towel was appreciated xx We cant to return Highly recommend

Reviewed by Sharon 12th May 2023

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We stayed at Whisper cottage for 7 nights and absolutely loved it. The cottage its self is so quaint and beautiful. The decor and furniture are lovely, and they really have included everything. The kitchen was fully equipped and with quality items, we were very impressed. The added surprise milk in the fridge, coffee pods & wine were lovely added tRead moreouches, as was the jar of doggy treats, which were much appreciated by our 2 pooches. We highly recommend this cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 4th May 2023

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Lovely location perfect for walking or touring. Cosy and well equipped cottage. Very clean

Reviewed by Carolyn 19th April 2023

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Reviewed by Pauline 31st March 2023

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Whisper Cottage is delightful. Very generously provisioned. Well definitely be back.

Reviewed by Evie 20th February 2023

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We really enjoyed our stay at whisper cottage, it was clean, cosy, a lovely inviting cottage, we loved the courtyard for our dogs Only negative is the mattress was a bit soft We will definitely go back again

Reviewed by Debbie 15th February 2023

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Reviewed by Andrew 8th January 2023

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Great place, very cosy and an ideal location for dog walking

Reviewed by Jenny 30th December 2022

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We had a great stay over new year in Whisper Cottage. The cottage is so well kept, perfectly clean and just so cosy. There was a lovely cheese and biscuits as well as wine waiting for us in arrival, in addition to dog treats, bags and a dog towel! This was really handy as we forgot the dog towel! It was a really lovely touch and we felt very welcomRead moree. The bed was a bit too soft for us, but comfy nonetheless. The shower was great and the kitchen was fully stocked with all equipment needed. Thanks! Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 4th December 2022

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Beautiful cottage in a lovely area. We had such a wonderful time and loved the cottage.

Reviewed by Sally 4th November 2022

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Reviewed by Patricia 22nd October 2022

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Whisper Cottage is one of the very best we have ever rented. Spotllessly clean.well equipped with everything you could ever need, comfortable. Very friendly village with lots of dog walks , good food in local pub 5 mins away

Reviewed by Margaret 14th October 2022

The cottage was lovely. Clean comfortable and we'll equipped. The local people very friendly and helpful. The pub and deli and shop are in walking distance from the cottage.dogs are welcome in lots of places including the pub and deli and good food in both places.could not get a mobile signal in the cottage but that was good and we could relax and Read moreread etc. Without interruption. The only thing that could be better was easier access to the back bedroom not much room. Hide

Reviewed by Kenneth 7th October 2022

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The cottage was very good, and the location was ideal for where we went,

Reviewed by Lynn 16th September 2022

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Wonderful place to stay. Perfect location with walks from the door, cosy accommodation with everything you could possibly need, and the beds were the comfiest we've ever known! We stayed a week but wish we'd booked for two

Reviewed by Pat 2nd September 2022

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Beautiful cottage, home from home, everything provided, could not have wished for more.

Reviewed by Julie 26th August 2022

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Reviewed by Jackie 5th August 2022

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Reviewed by Joanne 22nd July 2022

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Home from home. Second time staying at Whisper Cottage and I love it. Everything you need has been thought of by the owners and the beds are soooo comfy! Lovely village also. Will return again!! Thank you :0)

Reviewed by Heidi 1st July 2022

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Lovely cosy cottage. Very clean and well looked after. Great parking behind the cottage and a quaint courtyard garden. Great location near the green. Lots of walks around the village and further afield. Ideal for walking dogs. Great deli and shop within walking distance, and also the ruins of a large castle which is interesting.

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