Located just 11 miles south of York, this property, complete with private use of an indoor swimming pool, is ideally situated to allow superb access (half an hour) to the medieval city and it’s wealth of attractions. Its famous minster, castle, railway museum, city walls, Jorvik Viking Centre, river cruises and ghost walks are all available, along with easy parking and access to the city’s attractions from the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet park and ride. Selby with its beautiful abbey, the market town of Howden, the M62 motorway and A1 are all easily accessible. Within a 1 hour drive, guests can visit Beverley, Leeds and the Royal Armouries, and Hull with its futuristic aquarium and many cultural opportunities, as it has been selected as City of Culture 2017. Visit the magnificent North York Moors with its steam railway, offering a stunning scenic journey through Heartbeat Country. With other interesting places to visit such as Eden Camp, the town of Harrogate, and the seaside resorts of Scarborough, Bridlington and Whitby, Willow Lodge is ideal to use as a base for exploring, or to just sit back, relax and unwind.
The property nestles in the small village of Bubwith, on the boundaries of North Yorkshire and East Riding. The local public house lies within a 10-minute walk of Willow Lodge, which offers a warm welcome and good food. The village also has a national multi-award winning deli, wine and gift shop and a convenience store. Bubwith also offers a renowned local butcher, an Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant/takeaway and a hairdressers. The area is ideal for walkers and cyclists and with many local routes just outside the front door, the local countryside is just waiting to be explored.
Upon entering this spacious property through the electrically operated iron gates, this comfortable, one bedroom holiday home is attached to the owner’s main residence, and is sat in 1.3 acres of enclosed mature gardens and grounds. The sweeping gravelled driveway leads to Willow Lodge where there is plenty of space for parking, and the free Wi-Fi allows residents to stay in touch with work, family and friends should they wish to.
Also available for resident’s private use, at times agreed with the owner upon arrival (private swimming lessons are held for a few hours per week), is a delightful 10m x 5m indoor heated swimming pool, which is generally maintained to a lovely temperature of 30°c. The sauna, with the option to add eucalyptus oils, shower and changing facilities allows residents to relax in private spa facilities. The double bedroom has a wardrobe with ample storage, a hairdryer, premier Dorma bed linen and fluffy Egyptian cotton towels and separate towels for the swimming pool. A pull-out bed with all linen and towels can be provided upon request for a child 12 years or under. The conservatory/dining room leads outside to a substantial decked terrace and patio area with shared outside seating. There are wonderful views over extensive landscaped rear gardens, a Japanese garden and the fields beyond. The conservatory also provides guests with private direct access to the indoor heated swimming pool. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.All on the ground floor.
Living room: With 32” Freeview TV, DVD player and pull-out bed (for child under 12 years old).
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and washer/dryer.
Bedroom: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Conservatory/dining room: With patio doors leading to garden, and access to the swimming pool.Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with decked terrace and furniture (shared). Private parking for 2 cars. Indoor heated swimming pool (private, 10m x 5m, depth 1m to 1.8m, opening times to be arranged with owner) with sauna, shower and changing facilities. No smoking.
- DVD player
- Ground Floor Facilities
- Fuel and Power Included
- Enclosed Garden / Patio
- Garden / Patio
- Golf nearby
- Pub within 1 mile
- Horse Riding Nearby
- Short Breaks All Year
- Swimming Pool
- Bed Linen & Towels Included
- Washing Machine
- Pets – not allowed
- Parking - On Site
- Owner Services Region