Strawberry Cottage

Nunnington, North York Moors

  • 5 Star
  • A traditional converted barn featuring a wood burning stove and beautiful garden with views of the Vale of York

You can book this property from:

  • £497 per week
  • £71 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 30 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
  • Shop 3 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 10am



  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Strawberry Cottage

Description: Detached single storey cottage


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Hovingham, 3.5 miles

Nearest train station: Malton, 11.4 miles

Nearest petrol station: Helmsley, 6.5 miles

Mobility equipment hire is: York, 20 miles

Nearest food shop: Hovingham, 3.5 miles

Nearest pub/restaurant: Hovingham, 3.5 miles


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: On-site

Number of spaces available: 1

For what sized car: Any

Parking surface is: Gravel

Is the parking level: Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes

Distance to property from parking: Side of property

Distance to nearest public parking area: N/A

Is it pay and display? N/A

The width of the path to the property is: 92cm

The number of steps to the entrance is: 0


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is: 107cm

Number of steps to the main entrance: Sleight step over door frame, 10cm

The height of the key safe is: N/A

The height of the key hole is: 95cm

How many other entrances to the property are there: 1

The other entrance door widths are: N/A

Number of steps to the other entrances: N/A


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Stone flags

Width of doorways: 70cm

Is there good space between furniture? Yes

Is the furniture movable or fixed? Yes




Type of flooring:  Tiled

Width of doorways: 72cm

Worktop height: 90cm

Is oven set high or low? Low

Fridge height: 90cm

Freezer height: Outside in garage

Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: Both

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where?  Washer, dryer and freezer


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 1

Number of steps between floors: 0

Type of flooring: Wood

Width of the doorways: 72cm

Bed sizes: 5ft

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Tiles

Width of the doorways: 70cm

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No

Is there a ground floor WC? Yes

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Yes

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? 1 small into bathroom 24cm


Outdoor facilities


External areas are Firm, level, gravel and grassed

Is permanent seating provided? Yes

Is there outside lighting? Yes

Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces?

Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? Yes

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? Gate

Are there any other hazards? Fish pond




Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?

Mobile phone reception information: Good

Closest public telephone is: Hovingham, 3.5 miles

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

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low and high

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


Additional relevant information


Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  


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


Strawberry Cottage is a cosy and luxurious converted barn complete with beams and vaulted ceilings and boasting a beautiful garden shared with the holiday cottage next door.  Strawberry cottage is situated in Nunnington which is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is close to the towns of Helmsley and Pickering both boasting a castle.  Nunnington Hall, a National Trust Elizabethan manor house with its renowned collection of miniature rooms and pretty gardens along the banks of the River Rye, is within the village as is a craft centre and tea rooms.

This well-equipped cottage is light and airy and has a beautiful garden shared with the holiday cottage next door and boasts views over the Vale of Pickering to the North York Moors beyond.  In the summer visitors are encouraged to pick their own veg from the vegetable gardens. The beamed living room has a wood burning stove to cosy up in front of on those chilly winter evenings after a day out sightseeing and the kitchen is well equipped and has everything you need to prepare a home cooked meal.

This lovely cottage would make an ideal retreat for couples to enjoy the North York Moors and the Howardian Hills.  You are spoilt for choice in this area of Yorkshire.  Whatever your interests there is something for everyone, historic castles, even older abbeys, museums, farms, walking, cycling, superb local markets with the very best Yorkshire produce and of course restaurants and tea rooms too numerous to mention.

Entrance hallwayDouble glass doors lead into the entrance hall where you will find a hall cupboard, coat hooks and a lovely stone flagged floor with an exposed stone wall and ceiling beams. A great place to store your muddy boots after a day’s walking in the hills.
Kitchen: The beamed kitchen is very well equipped and boasts Oak worktops, painted grey units with decorative columns and tongue and groove wall panelling.  You will find a fridge with ice box, ceramic hob, and integrated electric oven with grill, a dish washer, microwave, Nespresso machine, stylish Belfast sink with Victorian style taps, (a  washer, tumble dryer and freezer is available in the garage).  A welcome pack is included.
Lounge: This room has a beautiful stone flagged floor and feature wall and ceiling beams with a cosy woodburner in a stunning fire surround.  Luxuriously furnished with a leather armchair, large sofa, an oak coffee table and chest of drawers and a TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod docking station and stereo.  This room is extremely stylish and is a super room in which to sit and relax after a day in Yorkshire.
Bedroom: An elegantly furnished room with a black and brass framed metal king size bed, with luxurious Egyptian cotton bed linen, Feather & Down bedding and matching tartan pillows and blinds.  It has timber floorboards and more feature beams.  You will also find plenty of storage with a wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables.
Bathroom: There is a step down into another stylish room with a double ended bath with shower attachment, a basin, and toilet complete the sanitaryware.  Provided are robes, slippers, toiletries and towels.

Pets: 1 small to medium sized dog welcome. Dog welcome pack provided.
Parking: Private off-road parking.
Garden: A real feature of this property. A traditional large country garden with a vegetable plot for your use (in season). You will also find garden furniture and a barbecue, great for long summer evenings. The garden is shared with the holiday cottage next door.
Heating: A wood burning stove in lounge. The cottage is heated throughout with oil central heating.
Short Breaks: Short breaks accepted. No Saturday or Sunday arrivals accepted.
Notes: No Saturday or Sunday arrivals accepted. Towels are provided. No smoking at this property. Unlimited WiFi available free of charge. Mobile phone signal variable. Winter fuel surcharge payable directly to the owner from 1st Oct to 31st March. £25/per week or £5/day for short breaks. Travel cot, high chair and stairgate available.
Shop: 3 miles  Pub: 3 miles


Area Information


Located on the edge of the North York Moors and the Vale of York, the beautiful village of Nunnington is a picture perfect village in which to enjoy a relaxing break away. On your doorstep is the stunning National Trust manor house of Nunnington Hall with its walled garden and extensive grounds. Plus a great selection of lovely restaurants and pubs can be found in the area if you fancy a meal out.

Slightly further afield the charming market town of Helmsley is only 4 miles away with its traditional pubs, quaint tea rooms, medieval castle, National Centre for Birds of Prey and Duncombe Park. The historic city of York can be found just 25 miles, where you can indulge in some retail therapy and more sightseeing. Or why not take a steam train ride from Pickering on the North York Moors Railway. There’s also an abundance of walks and cycle routes nearby for those that love the great outdoors.