For that romantic break away this lovely cottage with original beams is ideal, close to Richmond and with footpaths from the door.. Ground Floor:
Living room: With multi-fuel burner, 40" Freeview TV, DVD player and beams.
Dining room: With beams.
Kitchen: With electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. 1 step from kitchen down to hallway
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Turning stairs to.... First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements) and 2ft 6in single bed (for child). Maximum occupancy 2 guests.. Economy 7 central heating (underfloor in bathroom), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner included. Cot. Welcome pack.. Small enclosed garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.. Dating back to the 1800’s and Grade II listed, Poppy Cottage is cosy, semi-detached, comfortable and full of character. Situated right on the high street in the quaint village of Gilling West, Poppy Cottage is perfect for walkers and cyclists, and there are numerous established public footpaths, walks, cycle routes and bridleways passing directly through the village and out towards Richmond and beyond. With footpaths leading through open fields, woodland, scenic countryside and all the way towards the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
With two local pubs and free use of the flat bowling green in the village, just a short walk away, Poppy Cottage is also the perfect destination for those wanting to enjoy a quiet, romantic break. Only 3 miles away is the popular Georgian town of Richmond, where there are numerous top quality restaurants, bistros and bars, as well as antiques and gift shops. There is a farmers market that takes place on the cobbled market square as well as numerous tourist attractions to visit, including the historic castle that stands high on the hill and overlooks the thriving town below. There are also excellent riverside and woodland walks leading from Richmond too, and one of the most popular is Wainwright’s famous Coast to Coast walk.
Within easy reach are many historic houses and National Trust properties which really are worth a day trip to visit. The magnificent Yorkshire Dales National Park is also within easy driving distance and the many popular North Yorkshire towns and villages, including Leyburn, Aysgarth, Hawes, Ripon, Yarm, Northallerton, Reeth, Muker and Gunnerside. There are many activities within the area including golf and fishing within ½-mile and paintballing, just 3 miles away. Perfect too for a day at the races, Catterick Racecourse is only a 15-minute drive away, and a little further afield you will be able to enjoy all of the fun of the York races too. There is even the opportunity to visit one of the dazzling Yorkshire beaches and coastline which is also only an hour’s drive away. Ideal for if you want to enjoy a traditional cottage, Poppy Cottage is quaint and welcoming. Shop/post office 2 miles, pub and restaurant 100 yards.
Free parking on premises
Things to keep in mind
Turning stairs to the first floor.