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Swaswara

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Tennis Court
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful barn conversion, perched on the end of the North York Moors perfect for a couple's getaway
  • Ideal for visiting Pickering, Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside and Historic Castle Howard
  • A wonderful base for keen walkers to enjoy a true country escape
Property code: G0143

Enjoying an enviable location on the cusp of the North York Moors, this lovely property is perfect for exploring the North Riding Forest Park (16.5 miles) and the glorious Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (9 miles). This is a fantastic base for enjoying long rural walks with pretty villages along the way including Hutton-le-Hole (4 miles) and the charming town of Kirkbymoorside (1.5 miles) where you will find a choice of great shops, restaurants and pubs. You could also visit popular market towns like Pickering (9 miles) and Helmsley (7.5 miles). The beautiful Castle Howard (13.5 miles) is also well worth a visit or you can even enjoy a day by the sea at Scarborough (26.5 miles).

On entering this beautiful property which is set over one level, you will find yourself in the light and spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. With high ceilings and bi-folding doors offering glorious rural views, this lovely space makes an ideal base for your holiday. The bright and comfortable lounge is ideal for relaxing in, with comfortable seating, a warming wood burner and TV. At the other end of the room, there's a sizeable dining area, and the stylish kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, coffee maker and washing machine/tumble dryer. Exploring this single-level property further, there's a sumptuous bedroom with a 7' super king-size bed. This can be made up as a twin room by prior arrangement. You will also find an elegant bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC.

Heading through the bi-folding doors, you will find a private terrace which looks out over the North York Moors. Here you can sit back and relax with a drink or a BBQ. You will also have access to a shared hard court for tennis and a shared games room with a billiards table and dart board. A summer house is shared with the neighbouring cottage and can be booked for an evening with advance notice. A hot tub can also be arranged for guests wishing to hire, at an additional cost starting from £175.00.

  • 1 bedroom with a super king-size bed which can be made up as a twin on request
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Dishwasher, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, washing machine/tumble dryer, oven, microwave
  • TV, DVD
  • Wood burner
  • Garden with BBQ
  • Shared facilities include tennis court,  games room & summer house
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Hot tub hire by arrangement at an additional cost from £175.00 (Pay hot tub company directly)
  • Pub and shop within 1 mile
  • Pickering 9 miles
  • Part of a complex of 3 cottages, they can be booked with the neighbouring properties, Maheshwar & A Nest, to sleep up to 10 guests
  • Additional 'Celebration Barn' with log burner can be booked by arrangement direct with owner
  • Flying of drones permission to be obtained
  • Separate Field for dogs to be walked in. Note this is a standard fenced field and dogs should be monitored at all times.
  • Various walks from your doorstep
  • Why not enjoy a relaxed evening in your gorgeous cottage or in the garden enjoying the views, sipping your own wine while we serve you a special dinner? We even wash up for you! Available in all the cottages on Friday and Tuesday evenings. Please book 3 days in advance so we can ensure we can get everything. Sample menu available direct from owner
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 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

Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Marian 10th May 2024

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We were happy with everything, the homemade jam marmalade and brownies were delicious. The location is amazing, we love nature. Jane and Phil were very welcoming, and we were lucky with the weather we had a lovely time.

Reviewed by Maureen 3rd May 2024

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Cottage was beautiful peaceful with wonderful views of the countryside. Our welcome package was fabulous. Wine, flowers delicious bread, butter. Chocolate brownies and organic milk .we would highly recommend this cottage. Thankyou we have had a wonderful time. Xx

Reviewed by Katrina 26th April 2024

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Wonderful dog friendly accomodation.The barn had everything you could possibly need and was very clean, cosy and comfortable.

Reviewed by Marian 12th April 2024

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Reviewed by Frances 9th February 2024

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Jane and Phil are wonderfully accommodating hosts and the communication was excellent. The location is just perfect, in a scenic setting but close to local amenities. The welcome pack is a really thoughtful gesture as were the freshly picked daffodils! We had a truly relaxing weekend, recharging our batteries in a wonderful cottage that has everythRead moreing you need, including a huge, super comfy bed. Cant wait to return! Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 13th October 2023

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Reviewed by Julie 6th October 2023

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We had a wonderful holiday, from arriving to lots of delicious goodies. So many walks available from the door and such a huge comfortable bed to fall into every night afterwards. Everything was of a high standard and we are hoping to return soon.

Reviewed by Marian 1st September 2023

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The cottage is in a wonderful location just right for us with plenty of room

Reviewed by Michelle 25th August 2023

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We had a wonderful stay, the cottage had everything you would need, was very comfortable and in a perfect location for walks with the dogs. Jane and Philip were lovely and we would definitely recommend booking a breakfast with Jane it was delicious, will definitely book to stay again in the future.

Reviewed by Christine 14th July 2023

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The property was immaculate, the equipment was of a very high standard and the view was to die for. Jane, our host was friendly and informative and her chocolate cake was gorgeous. Please if you stay here have a meal, the menu was superb, the food delicious and the service..what can I say.

Reviewed by Andrew 23rd June 2023

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We had a superb holiday in excellent surroundings. There was a terrific view from The Escape, and plenty of great walks from it. Nothing was too much trouble for Jane. As we were there for a fortnight she changed the laundry after our first week, giving us further supplies of Cava, brownies and flowers. Despite it being remote, we didn't feel cut oRead moreff, with people in the other two cottages and family farm. We are already thinking of returning to this well-furnished, delightful, comfy cottage! Hide

Reviewed by Avril 9th June 2023

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Beautiful cottage in a peaceful location,yet ideal for visits to Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay ,Staithes and York. The cottage is well equipped and comfortable. The owner ,Jane, provided us with essentials and extra goodies on arrival which was much appreciated. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Matthew 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Anne 12th May 2023

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Reviewed by Mike 14th April 2023

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A spacious and comfortable cottage in a beautiful remote setting. The owners could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Nicola 7th April 2023

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This cottage is in the most beautiful location, perfect for walkers. Approx 1.5 mile to walk to nearest village, beautiful scenary, so cosy and quiet. If you are wanting to get away from it all this place ticks all the boxes, the bed is very comfortable and the oven and grill works great for cosy nights in cooking. The large log burner is a must onRead more chilly nights. Highly recommend the Royal Oak pub for lovely food and a glass of wine by the fire, beautiful food and atmosphere. Hide

Reviewed by Diane 10th March 2023

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Loved our time at the Escape. The cottage was really well equipped, warm and very clean. The Welcome Pack was an added bonus. The owner Jane was so accommodating when we had to switch dates at the last minute due to snow. Would love to return in the Spring/Summer.

Reviewed by Sarah 10th February 2023

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Reviewed by Jacqueline 3rd February 2023

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A good location to visit a lot of lovely places.

Reviewed by Julie 6th January 2023

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Great location for an away from it all relax, great pubs and cafes within easy reach. Fabulous cottage nice and warm and cosy for winter stay cant wait to go back in spring/summer

Reviewed by Gary 2nd December 2022

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Reviewed by Tracy 28th October 2022

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This was a lovely comfortable cottage with great views and very well equipped for our dogs.

Reviewed by Linda 23rd September 2022

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Wonderful quiet location, a MUST is to book a meal from the menu offered, it is absolutely fantastic, there was enough for us for 2 days, highly recommended, cottage is warm and very cosy, wonderful view over the moors. Jane and rest of family are very accommodating and friendly. The bed is huge and very comfortable and sitting on patio off lounge Read moreis a must to take in the view Hide

Reviewed by Nicole 12th August 2022

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Lovely barn in a good location. Very spacious, comfortable and well equipped. Was great to find vases of fresh flowers and food and drink there to greet us. A highlight was seeing hares close to the property.

Reviewed by K 22nd July 2022

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We had a fabulous stay at The Escape, and Jane was a really lovely host. Nothing was too much trouble, and the home grown beans we were able to pick were the cherry on the top! The cottage is perfectly located in the midst of stunning countryside, yet only a few minutes drive to the lovely little town of Kirkbymoorside. Our primary reason for choosRead moreing to stay in North Yorks was to go to Ryedale Festival - The Escape is within easy reach all the main venues, including Hovingham & Castle Howard. Hide

Reviewed by Pamela 15th July 2022

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by Alan 24th June 2022

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Lovely remote location, close enough to the village. Very clean and would recommend this cottage for a short break. We were made welcome by the owners and would stay again, but we like moving from location to location.

Reviewed by Nadine 17th June 2022

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Beautiful cottage in a peaceful rural location, deserved of the name Retreat. And in a perfect location for walking and visiting the dales & moors, close to nearby Kirkbymoorside where our host Jane told us about the local independant shops/pubs etc. You have use of their tennis court, billiards room and table tennis also. Jane had also put in the Read morecottage for our arrival some lovely local artisan bread, some milk from a nearby farm, homemade jam, butter, brownies & a bottle of fizz,perfect!! Hide

Reviewed by Malcolm 10th June 2022

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Lovely cottage, nice walks all around, very near Castle Howard well worth a visit, Hemsley, Robin Hoods Bay and of course Whitby

Reviewed by David 3rd June 2022

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Nice and peacef, lovely views. Plenty of wildlife in surrounds are. Enjoyable stay.

Reviewed by Leslie 27th May 2022

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Any one wanting a peaceful location in walking distance of all essentials beautiful views this is highly recommended . we'll equipped escape cottage as advertised with very friendly owner willing to help with any thing you need. hope to return sometime in the future.

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