About this property
Peacefully situated in the Yorkshire Wolds, inspiration for David Hockney’s famous paintings, this semi-detached, spacious, converted barn offers holiday accommodation ideal for large families and groups of friends. Renovated to a very good standard with exposed beams and stone flagged floors the property enjoys modern day comforts, with its well equipped kitchen, tastefully furnished bedrooms and high specification bathroom and en-suites. The location is perfect for walkers, with the Wolds Way running close by and the Howardian Hills and the North Yorkshire Moors, both home to a wealth of trails through stunning scenery. Nearby lies the Wharram Percy Deserted Medieval Village and Sledmere with its charming stately home is just a ten minute drive. The magnificent 18th century house at Castle Howard, location for the filming of ‘Brideshead Revisited’, National Trust Beningbrough Hall with its National Portrait Gallery and the World Heritage site of Fountains Abbey, provide excellent days out. All within a 45-minute drive are the traditional resorts of Scarborough, Bridlington and Filey with their long sandy beaches. The historic walled city of York, 20 miles, is renowned for its exquisite architecture, quaint cobbled streets and iconic minster and offers numerous attractions, themed festivals, superb shopping and excellent restaurants. Horse racing at Beverley and York. Shops 5 miles, pub 3½ miles, restaurant 3 miles.