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Melrose Cottage

Wass - North York Moors

Spacious stone-built cottage with large garden and parking in picturesque location
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 2 Bathrooms
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£491 - £834 per week *

Description

Melrose Cottage is a delightful stone-built cottage with a large garden with outside seating and private parking. It has been renovated and presented to a high standard, yet retaining lots of charm and character. The cottage is situated in the pretty village of Wass near Byland Abbey and is surrounded by the picturesque hilly and wooded countryside of the North York Moors National Park. Wass offers easy access to the beautiful historic market towns of Helmsley and Thirsk and there is a regular bus service to York. Sutton Bank with the famous White Horse and truly breath-taking views over The Vale Of York is just a few minute drive. Good area for walking, biking and touring to York, Moors and Coast.

GROUND FLOOR
Entrance:  Through the garden into a hallway.
Hallway: Stairs to the first floor.
Kitchen: Fridge, freezer, electric hob, electric oven and grill, microwave.
Utility Room: Washing machine, drying area.
Cloakroom: Toilet, washbasin.
Dining Room: Adjoining the kitchen. Glass roof. Dining table and chairs.
Lounge: Two leather sofas, small table and chairs, woodburning stove, door leading out to the patio.

FIRST FLOOR
Hallway: Gallery style landing leading to the bedroom 1 and the bathroom and a spacious hallway, with a feature brick fireplace, leading to bedroom 2 and 3.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, wardrobe.
En suite: Walk-in shower, toilet, washbasin.
Bedroom 2: Double bed, double wardrobe.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe, traditional feature fireplace.
Bathroom: Shower, toilet, washbasin.

Pets: One dog welcome.
Parking: Private parking for one car at the back and unrestricted on-street parking.
Gaden/Patio: Large garden with patio and garden furniture.
Heating: Oil fired central heating, woodburning stove in the lounge.
Short breaks: Accepted anytime.
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile signal is variable.
Pub: 0.1 mile, Shop: 2 miles

Features

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Stars
  • Private parking
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Bath towel hire available
  • Nearest shop: 2 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
  • 40 miles from the coast

Prices

Date Range 7 night price *
21 Jul 17 - 1 Sep 17 £774
1 Sep 17 - 29 Sep 17 £621
29 Sep 17 - 20 Oct 17 £568
20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17 £621
27 Oct 17 - 22 Dec 17 £491
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £782
22 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £782
6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18 £531
9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18 £616
23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18 £531
23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 £671
13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18 £616
25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18 £753
1 Jun 18 - 29 Jun 18 £671
29 Jun 18 - 20 Jul 18 £753
20 Jul 18 - 31 Aug 18 £834
31 Aug 18 - 28 Sep 18 £671
28 Sep 18 - 12 Oct 18 £616
12 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18 £671
2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18 £531
21 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £834

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.

Reviews

Wonderful family house in a great location. The size of the garden was amazing and great fun for our new puppy.Mr I Dobson - 14th February 2017
A lovely place to stay.Mr T Clarke - 6th January 2017
Property was absolutely fantastic.Mrs Hazel Rounthwaite - 6th January 2017
Just a beautiful cottage in a picturesque location.Dr C Sanctuary - 28th December 2016
Lovely home from home. Can't fault it. The welcome basket and supply of logs were unexpected and very much appreciated. Beautiful cottage and area. We really enjoyed our stay.Mrs H Nixon - 7th November 2016
All was outstanding for Melrose Cottage. We greatly appreciated the delicious plum bread, fresh laid eggs, and ginger cookies. The preparation of the cottage was marvelous & we'd definitely use your website again!Ms K Patrick - 28th October 2016
The cottage was very comfortable and was finished to a high standard throughout.Miss J Smith - 11th September 2016
The cottage was lovely and lived up to our expectations. It was decorated and furnished tastefully and had everything we needed. Extra touches such as milk, teabags and biscuits and fresh cut flowers on the table made it extra special. Would definitely stay there again.Mrs Rachel Dinsdale - 21st August 2016
Beautiful house, garden and countryside.Mr Jonathan Burton - 29th July 2016
Melrose is in a great location, adjacent to a really nice pub/restaurant. The cottage is beautifully furnished and comfortable.Mr David Mitchell - 22nd July 2016
Lovely well equipped property finished to a high standardMr R Barnes - 29th June 2016

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Area Information

Wass

The village of Wass is located within the district of Ryedale in the North York Moors National Park. This small village is surrounded by breathtaking countryside, lying at the foot of Wass Bank with the beautiful ruins of Byland Abbey only a short walk away. The abbey was constructed in 1135 and is believed to be one of the best examples of 12th century churches in Europe, making it an ideal pitstop while you explore the area on bike or by foot. The village itself has a great sense of community with the local pub, the Wombwell Arms providing a welcome retreat at the end of a long day exploring.


There's always something happening in the area, with festivals and fairs are held throughout the year. For more information on Wass and the surrounding area and local events see our North York Moors Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Melrose Cottage  

Description: House 

Pre-arrival 

The nearest bus stop is: Wass, 50m 

The nearest train station is: Thirsk, 8 miles 

The nearest food shop is: Ampleforth, 2 miles 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Wass, 25m 

The nearest petrol is: Helmsley, 6 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Thirsk/Helmsley, 6/8 miles 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Mixed 

For what sized cars? Standard 

Good space to unload once parked? Yes 

Number of spaces available: 1 

The parking surface is: Hard 

Distance to the property from the parking: End of the garden (30m) 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area:  

Is it pay and display? No 

The width of the path to the property is: 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 4 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 2 

The doors widths are: Standard 

Keyhole height: Standard 

How many steps are there to the entrance: 1 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Mixed 

The door widths are: Standard 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 

Kitchen 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: Standard 

The worktop height is: Standard 

Is the oven set high or low? Standard 

The fridge height is: Standard 

The freezer height is: Standard 

Is crockery stored high or low? Standard 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 2 

The number of steps between floors is: 11 with two other landings and narrow 

The flooring is: Mixed 

The door widths are: Standard 

Bed sizes are: Bunks, 3-4ft, 4ft6? 

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: Standard 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No 

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No 

Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes 

Is there a ground floor bath or showroom?: No 

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No 

The flooring is: Vinyl 

Outdoor facilities 

External areas are: Stepped and grassed 

Permanent seated is not provided 

There is outside light attached to the property  

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)  

There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired  

There are barriers to entry into any part of the garden  

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas  

General 

Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Moderate 

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes 

Are electrical sockets generally set low or height: Standard 

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No 

Any other information:  

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute's is not to be held responsible for the content therein. 

 

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