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7 Nights See prices

  • £630  to  £900

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Short Breaks From

  • £112 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

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£830 Fri, 20 May 2022
7 nights - Save £70 - Additional 10% reduced occupancy discount for couples wanting a luxury break with all the facilities the cottage has to offer, but without the second bedroom

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children

    Please
    Enquire

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner

About Old Bald Peg

Old Bald Peg is a charming Victorian terraced former estate cottage in the quiet village of Wass, situated in the south west corner of the North York Moors National Park, close to the ruins of Byland Abbey. In an area steeped in racing history, the cottage takes its name from one of the foundation mares of the Thoroughbred breed, foaled at Helmsley in the first half of the 17th Century. A peaceful and relaxing dog friendly retreat, recently refurbished to provide luxury modern comfort, yet retaining all its original charm. The cottage sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms over two floors. Surrounded by dales, forests and moorland, the North York Moors offers something for everyone, all year round, with miles of footpaths and scenic cycling routes straight from the door. Perfect for walkers, cyclists, romantic getaways and foodies wanting a relaxing break.

The popular Stapylton Arms gastropub is just a stones throw away, serving delicious meals every day. For Michelin starred excellence, the world renowned Black Swan at Oldstead is under two miles and the famous Star Inn at Harome just 15 minutes away. The nearest shop is in the village of Ampleforth, just along the road, which also has a dog friendly cafe and two more excellent pubs serving food. The vibrant market town of Helmsley is a ten minute drive to the North, with a medieval castle and walled garden, the Duncombe Park Estate with the Birds of Prey centre, Arts Centre and a wealth of delightful independent shops, tearooms and restaurants. It is also the starting point of the Cleveland Way walking trail, and the first leg, to Rievaulx Abbey, makes a lovely walk where you can stop off for a picnic in the grounds. Nearby Sutton Bank and the Kilburn White Horse offer spectacular views and a range of walks and cycle trails for all abilities. Bike hire is available from the Visitor Centre if needed, as well as pony trekking at Boltby.

The North Yorkshire Heritage Coast is an hour away and well worth exploring. Drive or cycle across the wild and beautiful moors or take the leisurely North Yorkshire Steam Railway to Whitby, stopping off at Goathland station, made famous by Harry Potter and Heartbeat. Enjoy long coastal walks, lovely beaches and the pretty villages of Staithes, Runswick Bay and Robin Hood’s Bay, not to mention, the best fish and chips ever.

Wass is also close to the Howardian Hills AONB, with the majestic Castle Howard just 25 minutes from the cottage for a great day out and the market town of Malton, the food capital of the county, with its monthly artisan food market and Annual Food Festival. The historic city of York is only half an hour away with a vast array of sightseeing, shopping and dining opportunities. To the west, the Yorkshire Dales are less than an hour away as well as Harrogate and Ripon.

At the end of the day, whatever adventures you’ve had, Old Bald Peg offers warm Yorkshire hospitality and a cosy base to return to. The owners welcome families with children over 12 years of age and up to two well behaved dogs by prior arrangement.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Angela Eadington joined Independent Cottages in November 2021


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The North York Moors)

Accommodation comprises:

This mellow stone cottage, built in 1897 to house estate workers, has been fully modernised and recently refurbished, retaining all its original character. It offers comfortable accommodation over two floors.

Downstairs:

  • Stripped antique pine flooring, rich colours and fireplace with a log burner are stylish features of the living room, which is comfortably furnished with two large sofas, a coffee table, and a 50 inch smart TV with sound bar to relax on cosy nights in.
  • Spacious country kitchen with a stone flagged floor, a cosy Aga range, plus an electric oven and hob, retro fridge, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso machine, double Belfast sink and granite worktops. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you might need for a self catering feast. (Wass Farm Shop is only a mile away, selling fresh eggs and seasonal vegetables, locally reared meat, wild venison and game and delicious charcuterie, plus local ice cream and apple juice). Sit around the antique table on the old church pew and farmhouse chairs, which comfortably seats four and plan your trips on the North York Moors wall map. The owners provide a welcome basket with freshly baked bread, butter, milk, eggs, and homemade jam to get you started and some local goodies. Tea, coffee, sugar, breakfast cereal, salt and pepper and cooking oil are provided as well.
  • After a day exploring, relax with a glass of wine or a locally brewed beer on the sofa in the peaceful garden room overlooking the courtyard.
  • Convenient utility room in the courtyard with laundry facilities, freezer and pulley drier for drying wet outdoor gear and boots etc.

Upstairs:

  • Large master bedroom with calming colours, two windows to the front, an original decorative fireplace, fabulous super-king (6ft wide) bed, big antique Dutch wardrobe and chests of drawers, blanket box, and a smart TV.
  • Second smaller bedroom with two single or one super king size bed, delightful views up the vale towards Ampleforth, wardrobe and chest of drawers. The beds are dressed with top quality, high thread count, 100% white cotton bed linen with guests having a choice of pillows and extra blankets if required. Hairdryers in both bedrooms.
  • Modern newly fitted shower room with tiled floor, underfloor heating and heated towel rail. A large luxury walk in Grohe shower with rainfall head and separate hand held attachment, WC and handbasin with vanity unit. Hotel quality hand towels, bath sheets and bathrobes are provided, as are complementary toiletries and slippers.

Outside: Relax on light summer evenings or start sunny mornings with a pot of tea or fresh coffee, in the scent filled private courtyard where there is an outdoor table and chairs. A barbecue is available on request. The cottage has a separate open fronted garage for guests use and a lockable shed for bike storage.

Additional information: All utilities, central heating, a starter basket of wood for the log burner, free WiFi, all bed linen, kitchen linen and bath towels are included. Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement and a small surcharge per dog, per stay. The owners welcome families with children over 12 years of age. Smoking is not permitted. The owner offers a discount for couples using one bedroom.

Old Bald Peg Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sun, 1st May 2022 - Fri, 30th Sep 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 2 Guests £810.00 per week
Additional Notes: Up to 2 well behaved dogs, by prior arrangement @ £25 each per stay. Short 3 night weekend or 4 night midweek minimum breaks may be available at short notice, at £450 to £600. Please enquire up to 8 weeks prior to your preferred arrival date. Reduced occupancy discount of 10% for 2 people sharing 1 bedroom, for couples seeking a luxury break with all the facilities the cottage has to offer, but without the second bedroom.

7 Nights
£900

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 1st Oct 2022 - Mon, 31st Oct 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £405 | 4 nights: £540
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 2 Guests 10.00% 7 Nights £756.00
Additional Notes: 10% reduced occupancy discount for couples seeking a luxury break with all the facilities the cottage has to offer, but without the second bedroom. Up to 2 well behaved dogs, by prior arrangement @ £25 per dog per stay

7 Nights
£840

3 Nights
£405


Tue, 1st Nov 2022 - Thu, 22nd Dec 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £375 | 4 nights: £500
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 2 Guests 10.00% 7 Nights £693.00
Additional Notes: 10% reduced occupancy discount, for couples seeking a luxury break with all the facilities the cottage has to offer, but without the second bedroom. Up to 2 well behaved dogs, by prior arrangement @ £25 per dog per stay.

7 Nights
£770

3 Nights
£375


Fri, 23rd Dec 2022 - Tue, 3rd Jan 2023
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 5
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 2 Guests 10.00% 7 Nights £0.00
Additional Notes: No arrivals or departures on 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st December, 1st or 2nd January . 10% reduced occupancy discount for couples seeking a luxury break with all the facilities the cottage has to offer, but without the second bedroom. Up to two well behaved dogs, by prior arrangement @ £25 per dog per stay.

7 Nights
£N/A

Min. 5 nights:
Enquire with Owner

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Superking, 1 Twin/Superking)
Children:
Enquire with owner
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Not suitable for wheelchair users
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Friday
Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Angela Eadington
Member Since November 2021

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Last Minute Offers

Fri, 20 May 2022 for 7 nights, £830
Save £70. Additional 10% reduced occupancy discount for couples wanting a luxury break with all the facilities the cottage has to offer, but without the second bedroom
Thu, 2 Jun 2022 for 3 nights, £450
Extra bank holiday short break.(additional 10% reduced occupancy discount for a couple wanting a luxury break with all the facilities that the cottage has to offer but without the second bedroom)
Sun, 31 Jul 2022 for 5 nights, £650
Save £100. Plus additional 10% reduced occupancy discount for one bedroom.

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Old Bald Peg 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 15th May 2022
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