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7 Nights See prices

  • £1080  to  £1540

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Short Breaks From

  • £180 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £220 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Open Fire

About School House

School House is on the western edge of the North York Moors National Park, in the quiet village of Ingleby Arncliffe and convenient for the A19 and A172. The owners have recently refurbished this lovely holiday cottage, making the most of its period character while offering modern visitors all the comforts they expect from a high-quality self-catering property. It's large, sleeping six people in three bedrooms with a flexible layout that suits families of all ages. The amenities for self-catering are excellent, but you're only a short walk from the Blue Bell Inn if you feel like a meal or a pint of locally brewed ale.

The Yorkshire Moors are spectacular. The landscape changes with the light, offering different yet consistently beautiful views. The National Park is famous for the quality of its footpaths and bridleways. There truly is a route to suit everyone. Enjoy a gentle pootle that will build your appetite for a pub lunch at Swainby and Osmotherley, both around an hour away, or plan a day-long climb that will test your mettle and reward your efforts with the sense of being on top of the world. If you prefer to explore on two wheels, National Cycle Route 65 is nearby which can also link up to routes 165, 656 and 71. If you need another reason to stay in School House, you're only 30 miles or about 45-minutes from the coast and breathtaking beaches like Staithes, Runswick Bay, and Whitby.

Groceries and supplies for self-catering are readily accessible in Northallerton and Stokesley. In addition to familiar supermarkets, you can shop at weekly markets, family-run butchers, farm shops and traditional grocers. It's worth skipping breakfast at least once, saving your appetite for morning tea. The North York Moors is known as "the Capital of Cake" due to its wealth of excellent bakers, welcoming tea rooms and generous portions. There is a village coffee shop in Ingleby Cross and Betty's famous Cafe Tearooms in Northallerton. Yorkshire takes its tea very seriously!

There is always something fun to do when you stay at the School House. Its location is ideal for places like Middlesborough, Ripon, Durham and Newcastle, and attractions such as the North York Moors Railway, abbeys and stately homes.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Penny Bell joined Independent Cottages in April 2022


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The North York Moors)

Accommodation Comprises:

School House dates back over 100 years to 1909, when it was constructed for the village schoolmaster in the Arts and Crafts style. It has been in the family for generations and has a welcoming atmosphere of a happy home. Accommodation is over two levels.


  • An original tiled fireplace is an attractive feature of the living room, especially when it has a warming fire crackling in the grate. Soft colours, comfortable furnishings and a Smart TV with a DVD player make it a room to relax and socialise.
  • Meals in the dining room will be a pleasant affair. It's lovely and light, with original floorboards, an electric flame effect fire in the fireplace, and solid wood table and chairs. There's another TV in this room if the kids can't get through breakfast without their favourite show.
  • All you need for self-catering is in the kitchen, which has a more contemporary feel than the rest of the house due to its efficient modern appliances. A door opens into the rear garden, and there's a small table ideal for sitting with tea and a biscuit.
  • Laundry and cleaning facilities are in the boiler room, which has space to store 3-4 bicycles. A door leads to the downstairs WC.


  • Two double bedrooms are nicely furnished with a king-sized bed with built-in storage and original fireplaces (now decorative). The owners have decorated it in white and soft shades that create a calming atmosphere perfect for sleeping.
  • A third double bedroom has two full-sized (3ft-wide) single beds. These can be joined together to create a super-kingsized bed - please let the owner know your preferred layout when booking.
  • The large bathroom has a bath, separate walk-in shower, WC and a vanity unit with a shaving point. The owners' thought for the comfort of their guests is evident in the soap and bubble bath provided.

Outside: The house has an enclosed landscaped garden with a patio, barbecue and outdoor furniture. There is off-road parking for 2-3 cars.

Additional Information: WiFi, utilities, logs, kindling, bed linen and bath towels are all included. A travel cot, stairgates and a highchair are available on request. The owner provides everything you could need in the kitchen including washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder, cling film, foil, freezer bags, oil, salt and pepper. Tea, coffee, milk, fruit and a welcome cake are also provided for the arrival of guests. Self check-in is via a lockbox. Smoking and pets are not allowed.

School House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Tue, 3rd May 2022 - Sun, 5th Jun 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £540 | 4 nights: £720 | 5 nights: £900 | 6 nights: £1,080

7 Nights

3 Nights

Mon, 6th Jun 2022 - Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £600 | 4 nights: £800 | 5 nights: £1,000 | 6 nights: £1,200

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 23rd Jul 2022 - Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £660 | 4 nights: £880 | 5 nights: £1,100 | 6 nights: £1,320

7 Nights

3 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (2 King & 1 Twin/Superking)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Not suitable for wheelchair users
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Penny Bell
Member Since April 2022

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* Calendar last updated: 16th May 2022