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Holly-Garth

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Self-catering with 1 unit £405-£835 pupw sleeps 8

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Holly-Garth

Holly-Garth

Address

1 Eastgate,
Helmsley,
York,
YO62 5DG

Details

Holly-Garth is a comfortable self-catering home in a quiet part of Helmsley, yet less than five minutes walk from the market square and the shops, hotels
and restaurants.

The house has a gravelled forecourt with space for parking up to three cars, and very private courtyard garden at the rear with barbecue, covered seating area and patio with table and chairs.

It is a spacious home from home for eight people or a cosy retreat for two.
Gas central heating and electricity is included in the rental, along with bed linen and towels.

There are four bedrooms upstairs, one of which is a double with ensuite bathroom. A sunny bedroom at the front of the house with a view over the
rooftops to Helmsley Castle has twin beds which can be zipped together to make a superking bed. There is a further double bedroom and a room with twin beds. The family bathroom has a power shower, WC and wash basin.

On the ground floor, there is a large, well-equipped kitchen / dining room with electric double oven, gas hob, microwave and dishwasher. A separate utility room has washing machine, condenser dryer and a WC with wash basin.

There are two sitting rooms, one with a modern gas fire and French doors looking out onto the courtyard garden. The front sitting room has a log
burner, large screen TV with Sky+ and DVD/BluRay player as well as a library of DVDs. Stair gates, a cot (no cot linen provided) and high chair are available for families with small children. Secure bicycle storage is provided.

A short walk from Holly-Garth will bring you to Helmsley's spectacular ruined castle and lovely walled garden. Shopping and dining are all within a
few minutes' walk, as are Horse riding and swimming at certain times of the year. The grandeur of Duncombe Park, seat of the Feversham family is an easy half hour walk from Holly-Garth. Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall, Rievaulx and the Ryedale Folk Museum are all close by.

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionSatellite TVIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenDogs/pets NOT acceptedCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups NOT acceptedHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesBarbecueDrying facilitiesWashing machine

Pony Trekking/Horseriding, golf, fishing and shooting available in local area plus walking and cycling. (some subject to the season) Children welcome from any age.

Address

1 Eastgate,
Helmsley,
York,
YO62 5DG

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 615838  Lat: 54.24620 Long: -1.05770

By Road:
Directions provided on booking.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Pony Trekking/Horseriding, golf, fishing and shooting available in local area plus walking and cycling. (some subject to the season) Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Notes

Entrance There is a level but fairly soft gravelled parking area to the front of the house which can accommodate up to three cars. Access to the house is either through the front entrance, which has two steps, or to the side through the boot room or through the french doors at the rear. There is a small step into the side entrance/ boot room, so assistance will be needed for wheelchair users or those who are unsteady on their feet. There are two steps up to the level of the french doors. Downstairs This is all level, although the doorways are only just wide enough to admit a standard wheelchair. This is all level, although the doorways are only just wide enough to admit a standard wheelchair. It must be noted that the downstairs toilet/shower is situated off the kitchen and is up one step. The shower tray itself has a step of approximately 5cm, and is not large enough to take a wheelchair or full shower chair. The shower cubicle is fitted with a safety glass door. There is room for a small shower stool, although this is not provided. The floor in the toilet/shower is tiled with marble floor tiles. A staircase ascends from the front entrance opposite the front door. The stairs and front entrance are floored with carpet. The kitchen, dining room and second sitting room have polished, wooden floors, although the second sitting room has a large rug. The sitting room at the front of the house has a carpeted floor. All kitchen worktops are at standard height of approx 900mm. The 3 leather sofas in the front sitting room are firm and not low to the ground. The leather sofa in sitting room 2 is of a softer and lower construction. There is a firm, high-backed chair with a higher seating position. The front sitting room has a 42inch plasma TV, as well as satellite TV and a bluray/dvd player. The second sitting room also has a large screen television and DVD player. Standard sized remote controls are provided Upstairs All four bedrooms are upstairs and are not suitable for wheelchair users, as there is not a lift at the house. The stairs are not straight, as there is a small landing at the top and two risers ascend to the left and two risers ascend to the right. The landing area is carpeted. The Main bedroom has an antique double bed with headboard and footboard, a solid base and a new mattress, and is carpeted with a berber carpet and the ensuite bathroom is tiled with ceramic tiles. The family shower room also has a ceramic tiled floor. The front twin bedroom has a carpeted floor and twin divan beds which can be zipped together to form a superking bed. Bedroom 3 has stripped pine floorboards and a double bed with headboard and footboard. Bedroom 4 has a laminate floor and two single beds with headboards and footboards. Bedrooms 3 and 4 have rugs by the beds. The Family Shower room has a large shower cubicle which is not level to the floor, being entered over a small step. The main bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with wc, washbasin and a conventional corner bath. Garden The rear patio/garden is on two levels and is not easily accessible for wheelchairs. There is one step up from the French doors in the dining room out onto the top patio, which leads to the sheltered sitting area. General There is a strict no smoking policy and no pets are normally allowed. However, assistance dogs and guide dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. We cannot therefore guarantee that the house will be adequately free of traces of pet hairs to be totally safe for someone with a severe allergic reaction to animal hair/fur. A telephone is provided, which can only be used for incoming calls. Wireless broadband is provided and Holly-Garth has variable coverage from mobile phone networks.