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7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £360
    Low season
  • £700
    Peak season

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  • Available
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Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Open Fire
  • Pub Nearby

About Fox Cottage

Fox Cottage is a dog-friendly retreat sleeping up to four guests in the North Yorkshire market town of Helmsley with a good choice of amenities including eating establishments on the doorstep. Recently renovated to a high standard, this delightful Grade II listed cottage perfectly blends its 18th Century features (including beams and a magnificent open fire) with modern convenience to provide an inviting exceptionally comfortable retreat at any time of the year.

Retaining much of its original character, Fox Cottage is ideal if you are a couple looking for a romantic break, two couples wanting to catch up or if you are seeking a family holiday exploring the many attractions of the North York Moors - a superb position in one of the country's most loved and prettiest rural towns.

Nestling amongst wonderful rolling countryside on the outskirts of Ryedale, Helmsley boasts a number of attractions including its medieval castle, the splendid country house and estate of Duncombe Park and an Arts Centre where a number of annual events take place. Helmsley has much to offer walkers being at the beginning of the Cleveland Way with over one hundred miles of beautiful scenery to explore.

Within easy driving distance is North Yorkshire's picturesque Heritage Coastline, the stunning landscape of the moors ablaze with heather and the market towns of Thirsk, Pickering and Malton - all providing a good choice of shops to browse and places to enjoy lunch out.

The popular seaside town of Scarborough with its award winning beaches, Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay and even Staithes are also within easy reach, as is the City of York which is packed full of attractions, fantastic shops and restaurants. With plenty of interesting places to visit, you are spoilt for choice with great days out. Take a nostalgic trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway or visit Rydale Folk Museum and learn about local rural Yorkshire life. Eden Camp, Rievaulx Abbey and Castle Howard are among the many other many popular attractions within the area and under twenty miles away.

Alternatively, stay closer to home and enjoy Helmsley's tea rooms, restaurants, pubs, boutiques and superb walks - an ideal holiday destination to do as much or as little as your heart desires with everything on the doorstep!

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Ben Galloway joined Independent Cottages in March 2015

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Pub Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The North York Moors)

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Inviting cosy sitting room with beams on the ceiling, television, comfortable seating and lovely open fireplace (a welcome basket of logs is provided)- the perfect place to relax at the end of a busy day exploring the area.
  • Well equipped kitchen/diner with plenty of cupboards, dishwasher, electric cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer, additional small fridge, washing machine and a back door that leads out to the small paved garden which provides a pleasant place to sit out and enjoy a glass of wine.
  • Compact cloak room with WC and wash basin.

First floor

  • Master king-size bedroom with beams on the ceiling, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
  • Stylish spacious bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower area, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Second floor

  • Twin bedroom in the attic with chest of drawers and Velux letting the light in (please note that the staircase is open within the room).

Additional information: Well-behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement (no extra charge!). Wi-Fi internet access is available free of charge. Electric central heating throughout with the open fire in the sitting room for magical nights in front of the fire when chilly. Short Breaks available by arrangement and charged at £60 per person per night. The cottage has immense character, including low doorways in places. Prices include heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and a welcome basket of logs.

Fox Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
2 Dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £360
Mid Season from £460
High Season from £610
Peak Season £700
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1723 890 853 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Ben Galloway
Member Since March 2015

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Fox Cottage 18 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 9th May 2018
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