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Melgate Coach House in Slingsby, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 6
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Melgate Coach House description

Holiday home
Melgate Coach House is a lovely, detached cottage in Slingsby. With two super king-size double bedrooms and a sofa bed, it sleeps six people comfortably. There is also a bathroom with freestanding bath on the first floor, and on the ground floor, a cloakroom, kitchen with dining area and woodburner, and a sitting room with woodburner. Outside, there is a walled courtyard garden and off road parking, as well as use of the owner's tennis court. Melgate Coach House is a great base for a romantic break or family getaway, and for touring Yorkshire.

The delightful village of Slingsby lies in a wonderful location 6 miles from Malton and 10 miles from Helmsley. With pretty stone cottages lining the main street, the village offers a local inn serving gastropub food, and a village shop.

From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?

Oil central heating with woodburners. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Walled courtyard garden with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome, to be kept on the ground floor only. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 10 mins walk.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

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Mrs Hughes
June 2016
We all felt at home straight away. The boot room was so practical especially with 2 children on board. We all loved the bathroom - the huge bath was wonderful.The bedrooms were lovely, the beds were very comfy. All in all we loved the house so much, we didn't want to leave. The children loved the garden. The views from the house were stunning. We have already recommended to family and friends. We shall definitely be making a return visit!
Ms James
December 2015
The cottage was beautiful - spacious, warm, cosy and had everything we needed. The bathroom was stunning, the biggest bath I have ever used. We went for my 60th Birthday and it was just perfect.
Miss Booth
February 2016
Pure quality accommodation - probably the nicest holiday cottage I've ever stayed in. The house is tucked out of the way and you really do have total privacy. Everything really was perfect and the owners were lovely.
Mrs Booth
February 2016
Lovely cottage of a very high standard. Very central for coast and country.
Mr Moffat
April 2016
A superb quality property; maybe the best we've ever rented. Good privacy and very peaceful. All equipment of a very high standard and level of comfort.
Mrs Powroznyk
October 2015
Coach House was beautifully decorated and provided everything you could possibly need. In a quiet position yet close to both seaside resorts and local places of interest. Would love to return.
Mrs Godfrey
December 2015
It was a stunning cottage in a beautiful area, there was plenty to see and do. It was also a wonderful place to relax.
Mrs Machan
July 2016
Melgate Coach House is bar far the best cottage we have ever had the pleasure to stay at. The master bedroom is huge and beautifully furnished. The bed is so comfortable it meant that we relaxed from the very first night. Every little thing has been thought about to make the experience enjoyable for all. We loved our stay and would have no hesitation to recommend this fantastic cottage to our family and friends.
Mr Cook
April 2015
The cottage was even larger and better furnished than I expected. There were beautiful views from the cottage and lots of natural light in the mornings and evenings. All the bed linen and towels were new and clean.
Mrs Hadley
October 2015
A delightful discovery! An idyllic cottage set in a beautiful location. Loved the tack room to store coats, shoes, dog bowls and cycle gear. It was well stocked and clean with modern equipment and a huge bed to sleep in. There was a beautiful enclosed safe garden and the dog was made welcome. Thoroughly recommend this cottage.
Mrs Ellis
March 2015
A fabulous place, would highly recommend it.
Mr Kirk
January 2015
Great property in a good location, lots to see and do on your door step. Local pub The Grapes is excellent for food and the locals are friendly and welcoming.
Mr Shepherd
May 2015
A superb property, the pictures on the website do not do it justice.
Mrs Wood
June 2015
This is a gem of a property. The rooms are well furnished and have the wow factor. The beds and sofas are very comfy. The owner was very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Hale
December 2014
This is a beautifully appointed property, in a lovely part of the country. The owners (next door) were very helpful and great hosts. Our week there was just what we needed, shame it wasn't for longer!
Mrs Armiger
November 2015
An outstanding property in all respects.
Mrs Trust
March 2015
The cottage was beautifully furnished and decorated. It was peaceful and very comfortable. We needed a place that would accept our dog and that had WiFi. This cottage had everything that we needed. It ticked every box for us and we will be returning next year. I would highly recommend this property.
Mrs Armiger
September 2015
An outstanding property, everything about the house and garden was superb and property is in a great location.
Mrs Pidlisnyj
November 2014
Wonderful location, fantastic cottage for the price.
Mrs Sheldon-Jones
September 2014
Melgate Coach House was probably the best cottage we have stayed in .The cleanliness and quality of the decor and furniture could not be better. We will definitely be returning to Melgate Coach house. Milo the boxer enjoyed the walled garden.
Mrs Woodruff
September 2015
A fantastic cottage, exceptionally clean and a beautiful conversion of the old Coach House, well situated in a beautiful village. Central for getting out and about on the Yorkshire Moors and surrounding country side.
Mr Bray
November 2014
Excellent accommodation and location would definitely recommend Melgate Coach House.
Mrs Else
September 2014
An excellent cottage in peaceful surroundings, very spacious luxurious accommodation. We particularly loved the huge master bedroom, the gorgeous bath and the wood burners. The cottage is very centrally situated and many fantastic attractions are within a few miles - Castle Howard, Eden Camp. Nunnington Hall, Yorkshire Lavender, Helmsley and Riveaux to name a few - so many we couldn't fit them all in. We will just have to go again !! All in all we absolutely loved it. (Just needs more teaspoons !!)
Mr Batty
March 2014
Easy access to everywhere we wanted to go and visit . The owners were very welcoming and helpful.
Mrs Shawcroft
March 2014
Lovely break, excellent accommodation and welcoming owners.
Mrs Turrell
April 2014
Ideal cottage in a perfect location. Having stayed at many cottages over the years this was one of the best.
Mrs Hartman
April 2014
This property exceeded our expectations! The hosts had left bread, butter, wine and tea for us on arrival. They also included a binder with brochures from various local tourist attractions (more than we could ever see!). The beds were comfortable and linens were all very soft.
October 2015
What a gem of a cottage to find. Very big inside love the tack room for coats,muddy boots,dog to dry in and cycle to store. Warm as toast with ch. We have had beautiful sunshine all week so didn't use either log burner. I can thou imagine the scene frosty mornings and roaring log burner with a cuppa and book! Cottage well equipped,huge pantry (I want one) beautiful location and village
Barry C
June 2016
We have just returned from a week at this gorgeous house. The location is to die for with many 'tourist attractions' just a short drive away and absolutely perfect for Castle Howard. The garden was great for the children to play in safely and the lane outside was also ideal for them to ride on their scooters daily! The house itself was superb. Lots of space, superb bath and shower, spacious kitchen and eating area, and wifi too. Our hosts Bernard & Rosemarie left some lovely little messages and 'gifts' to make us feel right at home. If you are looking for a little bit of luxury right within the Yorkshire countryside, we cannot recommend this highly enough.
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