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“Blissful relaxed country break”
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
York, North Yorkshire, England

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gavin j
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Blissful relaxed country break”
Reviewed 29 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

The welcome we got from Edmund and Anne was very warming and helpful. Throughout the stay they were more than ready to answer a call if we had any questions about the cottage or local attractions. Having done much of the renovation to Platform1 themselves, conversations with Edmund were very interesting in understanding the past history about the place we were staying in.

Cottage amenities were plenty with ample kitchen ware if you wished to cater for yourself and DVD (with films) and Sky freeview to keep you entertained if needed. With a lovely log burner to keep the room cosy on the evenings we had all that was needed for a relaxing time at the cottage.

The local pubs within a mile walk in either direction were fab for food and beer choices. The Crown and Cushion being one and the Stonetrough being the other. Dont forget the Leaf and Loaf for excellent breads and cakes!

We took advantage of the ideal location as there were plenty of walks and cycling opportunties on the doorstep of the cottage. We even combined a cycle ride to Castle Howard and a walk around the grounds on one of our days.

Overall, it was a very nice place to spend time, made even more pleasant by the friendly and helpful owners. Hoepfully we will be back again!

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Liked best: Cottage amenities and local amenities
Liked least: Pillows on the bedding
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Management Response
30 Mar 2016
Hey what a great review Thank you both -you were delightful guests!

Edmund and Anne
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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Management Response
5 Mar 2016
Many thanks Tony & Carol- you were great guests.
Our mantra is 'if our guests are happy -then we are happy' cribbed from an old Irish saying 'if Mammy's happy -everyone's happy...' which I think has a slightly darker meaning!!
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Reviewed 22 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

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Liked best: Everything.
Liked least: Nothing.
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Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
23 Feb 2016
Thank you so much Julie. I am so pleased that families like yours can get a good break with us, and look forward to seeing you again.

Anne
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Reviewed 29 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: All of it great
Liked least: Wi fi intermitent
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
30 Jan 2016
What a lovely review! Many thanks Feda
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