Holiday home Poppy Cottage is a all ground floor, studio cottage set on the owner's smallholding, one mile from the village of Aislaby and five miles from Whitby in the North York Moors National Park. This cottage sleeps two people in an open plan studio layout consisting of a king-size double bed, dining area and sitting area, and there's also a separate shower room and kitchen. Outside there is ample off road parking and a small patio with furniture. Poppy Cottage is an ideal base for a couple with walks, cycle routes and many delightful towns and villages in the area.
Area The village of Aislaby is situated in the rolling countryside of the Esk Valley, overlooking Sleights and just three miles from Whitby. The village offers sandstone cottages and an old church. There are many small fishing villages and resort towns in the area, including Whitby, which is famous for its Abbey, reached by 199 steps.
Region The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.
Amenities Biomass underfloor heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, Bluetooth iPod speaker dock, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Bike storage. Patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Beach 4.5 miles. Note: Access to the cottage is via a traditional and uneven cobbled path. Note: There are a couple of internal steps.
The cottage was absolutely lovely, it was warm, comfortable and quiet. It is set in a very tranquil rural location, but it's easy to get to some of the fab places around the North York Moors. Would highly recommend.
Poppy cottage is a lovely barn conversion with great character on a fantastic small holding. The owners were very welcoming and it was lovely to be surrounded by their quirky animals and the beautiful countryside. Perfect location for exploring the North Yorkshire Coastline and Moores. Highly recommend, we will be back!
Excellent cottage, location and hosts. Highly recommended.
A lovely weeks holiday in a comfortable cottage with informative and friendly hosts. An excellent place for walking in the North York Moors and coastal footpaths. We will return.
A great quiet location with exceptional views, and Whitby was only a short drive away.
We loved the idyllic, tranquil location of Poppy Cottage and the kindness and helpfulness of the owners. The property was immaculately clean and extremely well-equipped. All our needs for a comfortable break were more than catered for. It provided us with the perfect retreat from which to explore such a picturesque area of the British Isles.
Very relaxing and quiet. Owners were very welcoming and friendly. Spotless and had all two people would need for a break away from it all.
A well-equipped comfortable cottage in peaceful and scenic surroundings. Very friendly owners. Well placed for trips to Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay.
There was a warm and friendly welcome. Superb setting and the cottage was first rate, clean and well equipped for two people. Nothing was too much trouble whilst I was there. Helping me with local knowledge about footpaths and places of interest without which my holiday would have been much less interesting. The area is so very beautiful and I most surely will return very soon. Thank you to the family and I hope to see you real soon.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Poppy Cottage. The cottage was great and the location was superb, the views were out of this world.
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