We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Librarian's Cottage

Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This pretty stone cottage is situated in the Castle Howard Estate village of Coneysthorpe. With two cosy wood burning stoves, furnished with items from Castle Howard itself, and carefully chosen modern furnishings, the cottage is perfectly appointed. A picturesque garden with trickling stream is the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the region. The delightful village of Coneysthorpe on the Castle Howard Estate sits at the heart of the Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Perfectly placed in rural North Yorkshire; the North York Moors National Park, Yorkshire Coast and medieval city of York are all easily accessible. Castle Howard, which is just a stone's throw from the village, is one of Britain's finest stately homes and was built in the 18th centur...This pretty stone cottage is situated in the Castle Howard Estate village of Coneysthorpe. With two cosy wood burning stoves, furnished with items from Castle Howard itself, and carefully chosen modern furnishings, the cottage is perfectly appointed. A picturesque garden with trickling stream is the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the region. The delightful village of Coneysthorpe on the Castle Howard Estate sits at the heart of the Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Perfectly placed in rural North Yorkshire; the North York Moors National Park, Yorkshire Coast and medieval city of York are all easily accessible. Castle Howard, which is just a stone's throw from the village, is one of Britain's finest stately homes and was built in the 18th century by Sir John Vanbrugh. The nearby market town of Malton boasts an impressive array of independent food outlets, cafes, restaurants and shops with popular food markets taking place each month. The Howardian Hills and North York Moors offer endless footpaths and bridleways and are popular with cyclists, walkers and nature lovers. The rugged Yorkshire Coast includes towns such as Whitby and Scarborough as well as smaller fishing villages including Sandsend and Robin Hood's Bay, all within an hours drive. The city of York is just 15 miles away and offers many attractions including museums, galleries, river cruises, York Minster, the medieval walls and a huge variety of shop and restaurants. This holiday cottage at a glance Sleeps four guests. Two bedrooms and one bathroom. Two wood burning stoves. Please note this property has low beams WiFi. Designated parking for two vehicles at rear of property. The property boasts two secluded patio areas with garden furniture. These overlook a large shared garden, complete with orchard and trickling stream. The garden is not fully enclosed. Children over five years old welcome. Two well behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge per dog). Minimum stay of three nights. Additional features Entry passes to Castle Howard valid for the duration of your stay. Barbecue. Patio area with outdoor dining table and deck chairs. Furnished with vintage pieces, items from Castle Howard itself and carefully chosen modern furnishings. Television with Freeview TV. DVD player. Combined fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric cooker and gas hob, microwave, washer/dryer. Initial wood supply provided in baskets by the wood burning stoves. Additional logs/kindling available to purchase from the Castle Howard Garden Centre open 7 days/week. Delivery possible on request. Attractions and nearby amenities Top of the list of things to do has to be visiting Castle Howard, one of Britains finest stately homes with landscaped gardens and ornate interiors. There are a wide range of events running throughout the year. For the most up to date schedule of what's on please click here. The Howardian Hills and North York Moors offer endless footpaths and bridleways and are popular with cyclists, walkers and nature lovers. The Great Outdoors Guide provides a helpful starting point when deciding what to do first. The rugged Yorkshire Coast includes towns such as Whitby and Scarborough as well as smaller fishing villages including Sandsend and Robin Hood's Bay, all within an hours drive. Families can have a great day out at Dumcombe Park & National Centre for Birds of Prey, a stately home with extensive parklands and gardens, or at Dalby Forest, a Forestry Commission woodland with children's trails, ‘wild play' areas, walking routes and cycle and trails. A fantastic selection of places to eat can be found nearby including the Castle Howard Courtyard Café (daytime only), The Star Inn at Harome (Michellin starred so booking is essential), The Crown & Cushion in Welburn and The Grapes in Slingsby. If beautiful gardens are your thing make sure to fit in a vist to The Yorkshire Arboretum, the Helmsley Walled Garden or Yorkshire Lavender. The city of York is just 15 miles away and offers many attractions including museums, galleries, river cruises, York Minster, the medieval walls and a huge variety of shop and restaurants. For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click hereMore
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Manager
Rural Retreats
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2015
Write a Review
Be one of the first to review
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
See more amenities
Availability
June 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
July 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
August 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday home? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#FKN2228844774