The Gardener's Cottage is a charming period property situated in the picturesque village of West Ayton between Scarborough and Pickering. The cottage has been refurbished to provide all modern comforts yet it retains its original character and features. It has its own very large private, enclosed garden and parking. It is part of a larger property. The cottage is set in a beautiful and quiet location with Scarborough and its attractions, including two sandy beaches, on your doorstep. The village offers an easy access to the North Yorks Moors National Park, the famous Dalby Forest and much more.
Entrance: Into a spacious porch.
Porch: Wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Hallway: Under-the-stairs cupboard with freezer.
Kitchen: Larder fridge, electric cooker with oven and grill, washing machine, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine.
Lounge/ /Dining Room: Flat screen TV with DVD, radio and CD player, original Victorian open fireplace, table and chairs, bay window.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 2: Single bed, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
Bathroom: Spa bath, shower over the bath, toilet, washbasin.
Pets: One dog welcome.
Parking: Private off-street parking for one car.
Garden/Patio: A very large enclosed garden with two patios, main one with a charcoal barbecue and outside seating.
Heating: Gas central heating and open fire (wood or coal provided).
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Pub: 1 mile, Shop: 2 miles.
Notes: Towels are provided. Two travel cots and two high chairs are available. Unlimited WiFi is free of charge. Mobile phone signal is variable. No smoking at this property.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 3
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- 1 Bathroom
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a highchair
- Travel cot
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Nearest shop: 0.2 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
- 5 miles from the coast
Very comfortable cottage with pleasant welcoming hosts.Dr A Kennedy - 5th July 2016
A very well equipped, homely cottage. Lovely owners made us extremely welcome.Mr Keith Wheatley - 2nd April 2016
Beautiful property with lots of lovely extra touches. Owners were friendly and helpful, we really had a fantastic stay!Mr T O'Neil - 25th September 2015
Very quiet location and cosy cottage owners very nice and helpful is near all towns and villages of interest nice pub at end of road good food and service.Mr LEONA Wainford - 20th September 2015
Property Name: The Gardener's Cottage
The nearest bus stop is 200 metres from the cottage down on the main road. There is a frequent bus service to and from Scarborough, 4.5 miles away.
The nearest train station is in Seamer, 2 miles away.
Arrival and car parking facilities
On arrival there are double entrance gates to the drive.
The drive is level gravel, 2 metres 60cm wide with space for two cars parked one behind the other.
Main entrance and reception
There is a canopy over the entrance to the cottage with a flat concrete square below which is level with the drive.
The front door is 76cm wide opening inwards with a threshold of 2cm and a step down of 12cm into the hallway which measures 215cm by 220cm at its wides points.
The opening from the hallway to the inner hall is 68cm wide. There are quarry tiles throughout the hallway, kitchen and inner hall to the sitting/dining room.
Dining room and lounge areas
The door width to the sitting/dining room is 77cm wide. This is an open plan room with wood-effect laminate flooring and short pile rugs. The furniture is flexible and can be moved on request.
Standard-sized front loading washer/dryer provided in the kitchen. Rotary clothes line in the garden and two airers for inside use.
Flat gravelled drive area with wall mounted water feature and planters.
Recycling containers leading round side of cottage to steps up to private garden.
Small wrought iron gate with four steps, height 22cm each and 68cm wide.
Large totally enclosed woodland garden on a sloping site with large lawn, flower borders, level patio with wooden table and four chairs, simple barbecue.
Garden seating halfway up the garden.
Various gravel paths and hidden arbour with love seats.
There are two bedrooms, both on the first floor. Fourteen steps lead upstairs from an open inner hall. The stairs are 9cm high, 21cm deep and 77cm wide, with two 90degree turns, one at the bottom and the other near the top. There is a handrail on the left hand side of the stairs and a hinged safety gate at the top.
Double bedroom – door width 74cm, double bed, largest free space clear of the door and furniture is 225cm by 220cm.
Single bedroom – door width 74cm, single bed with pull out single bed stored beneath. Largest transfer space available is 70cm to right of bed. Largest free space clear of door and furniture is 180cm by 225cm.
Bathroom, shower room and WC
Door width 74cm. Laminate flooring. Free space 190cm by 145 cm.
Access 76cm wide down a small step, 6.5cm deep. Work top height 94cm, cooker hob 92cm. Kitchen equipment stored in built-in cupboards and wall cupboard above work surface.
Three drawer freezer, height 85cm situated in under stairs cupboard
Mobile phone reception is generally good
Evacuation of the building would be through the front door.
Smoke alarms are fitted throughout the cottage and regularly tested.
A carbon monoxide monitor is fitted in the boiler cupboard.
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