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Self-Catering Great Ayton

Bousdale Mill Cottage Family Cottage in Great Ayton, North Yorkshire

From: €644 weekly Guests 6 Rooms 3 Bathroom 2

Bousdale Mill Cottage Family Cottage Self-Catering

Holiday home
Bousdale Mill Cottage is a luxury property in a rural setting three miles from Great Ayton. The cottage is full of character, and has a king-size double with en-suite rolltop bath, shower, basin and WC, a second king-size double and a twin room. There is a family bathroom, and a ground floor cloakroom. The kitchen has comfy seating, a dining area and a woodburner, and doors to the patio. The sitting room has a baby grand piano. Outside is off road parking for three cars, and a garden with patio area. Bousdale Mill Cottage makes a superb base for enjoying the walking and cycling of the area, or for visiting Durham, York or the East coast.

Area
The village of Great Ayton lies on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, at the foot of the Cleveland Hills. Great Ayton is famous for being the boyhood home of Captain Cook, and is also mentioned in the Domesday Book. The village consists of a mixture of stone cottages and some new development housing. Great Ayton has two village greens, with a river running alongside, making it a popular picnic spot in the summer months. To the north of the village, the view is dominated by Roseberry Topping, a 330 metre hill. In the village are a good range of shops and inns, which, together with restaurants and cafes, cater well for holidaymakers. There is also the old school, now converted into the Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum. Around the village are several interesting walks and Great Ayton makes a great base for walkers wishing to explore the stunning countryside around, especially in the summer months when the moors turn purple with blooming heather.

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
Central heating from eco-friendly biomass boiler with woodburning stove. Rangemaster cooker with electric oven and 8-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD, CD, DAB radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lawned garden, patio to the front with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Cottage occupies an elevated position in a rural setting approximately 0.5 miles from the main road, access is via a concrete forest track which is steep and uneven in places.

Vacation Rental Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Rural location
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Self-Catering Reviews

Mrs Fisher
August 2020
Lovely, very well equipped, cottage in a lovely setting.. Rough track up to the cottage but was fine in my old Honda. Welcome pack was great and had all essentials we needed. Comfy beds and sofas, which makes it much more comfortable. The host was extremely helpful and was quick to respond when we had a fuse problem. All in all, a great stay cation in a lovely area.
Mrs Davidson
February 2020
A fantastic holiday home in a stunning location with excellent facilities.. The hosts are brilliant and have made the house a beautiful home. There is nothing you will need as everything is catered for including a beautiful welcome hamper with bread, milk and treats. The best place we have ever stayed.
Mrs Davidson, February 2020
February 2020
Fantastic cottage in a lovely location.. 5 star facilities and the owner is friendly and welcoming.
Mr Forster, February 2020
October 2019
Beautifully presented cottage and a very peaceful location.. The welcome basket was lovely and much appreciated. Paul, the owner, was very kind and helpful. Would highly recommend to all and hope to visit again
Mr Pitchers
June 2019
The peace, the quiet and the views were to die for.. It was so convenient to get to countryside and the coastline. The kitchen was fully equipped and the nicest touch was the welcoming basket with bread, coffee, tea and biscuits and milk and butter in fridge. Only problem we found was the road up to the farm!! Possessing an Audi car with thin tyred sport wheels the journey up-down from the cottage was slow and precarious trying to avoid the many pot holes. Despite this a very enjoyable stay in the cottage and would return again.
Mrs Alberti
April 2019
Incredible friendly hosts.. Left a gift basket on arrival. Really welcoming, especially to the children. A lovely location and a beautiful cottage
Mr Wallis
March 2019
Wonderful setting.. The owner has thought of everything. Welcome pack was a nice thought. Highly recommended.
Mrs Seber
December 2018
Everything was perfect!
Mr Underwood
December 2018
We had a fantastic holiday at Bousdale Mill Cottage: beautifully decorated for Christmas, clean, warm, plenty of space to enjoy being indoors as well as being right on some great walks.. Thank you.
Mr Melling
September 2018
An amazing rural holiday experience .. Would highly recommend to all. Amazing host and spectacular views from the grounds
Mrs Rowney
May 2018
The accommodation was very comfortable and clean.. A lot of effort has been put in by the owner to make your stay the best you could possibly have. The position of the property is wonderful, in the peace and quiet of the countryside, yet very close to the market town of Guisborough . We would definitely return.
Mrs Munroe
April 2018
Mill Cottage is a wonderful place to stay with large and comfortable rooms in a fabulous location.. We have stayed here a number of times and will return again.
Mr Jones
September 2015
A beautiful cottage with fantastic attention to detail in decoration and finish. There was a lovely view from the location down the valley to the coast.
Mr Richardson
June 2015
Outstanding location and views. It was good quality accommodation with a very well equipped kitchen.
Mr Mcbeth
October 2014
Just got back from fabulous long weekend, it was a very large property with fabulous views. Very well equipped. It was beautifully furnished - fell in love with bedroom furniture and the beds were so comfortable. Our host was friendly but not intrusive at all. There are two friendly goats in the next field who kept us amused. We lit the kitchen fire at night - not because it was cold - but because it added even more atmosphere to a very lovely place to stay.
Mr Mcbeth
October 2014
Just got back from fabulous long weekend. Very large property with fabulous view. Very well equipped. Bread,butter, milk and eggs waiting for us on our arrival - a lovely gesture. The private road to the cottage is a little bumpy and steep in places but well worth it for the view. Beautifully furnished - fell in love with bedroom furniture and the beds were soooo comfortable. Our host was friendly but not intrusive at all. There are two friendly goats in the next field who kept us amused. We lit the kitchen fire at night - not because it was cold - but because it added even more atmosphere to a very lovely place to stay.
Mrs Douglas
August 2014
Everything was fantastic, the property and location were both perfect. Extremely well equipped cottage. Everything has been thought of by the owners.
Guest
August 2014
Wonderful position, fields all round, and inside beautifully appointed. The owners, Mr & Mrs Bartram are meticulous. The accommodation is to the highest standards. A superb place to stay if you like walking, as you can walk from the door straight on to the Cleveland Way. There are two houses for self catering at Bousdale Farm. Although this one is perfect, the other is even better! We have stayed in both and hope to stay again many times!
Dr West
April 2014
The accommodation is the best we have ever stayed in. Being on the edge of the North York Moors and being able to walk straight onto the Cleveland Way from the front door, no need to drive. Surrounded by farmers fields, oil seed rape in full bloom, and the fields surrounded by forest. Lots of foot paths, excellent for mountain bikes.
Mrs Davies
October 2013
Fabulous cottage, so spacious and well laid out. The en-suite in the master bedroom is amazing. We loved having the log stove on, purely for decoration, as the central heating works well.
Mrs Maskill
October 2013
We loved the property, it was warm and very comfortable. We loved the fact that we could park the car and there were walks direct from the property, in every direction.
Mrs Tovell
July 2013
This was our second visit to Bousdale, we had visited the farm before and the standards did not disappoint with the Mill Cottage. The friendliness and help of the owner was much appreciated and we all had a peaceful and relaxing holiday. We loved the position of the cottage and would not think twice of recommending to friends and family. Very good value for money. Loved it!
Mrs Dunn
November 2012
Lovely cottage, great views, interesting location, friendly owners...we had a brilliant week!
Mr Jegge
September 2012
We all loved the cottage very much and definitely recommend it. Kids adored the ginger cat and wanted to bring it home.
Patrik J
September 2012
We stayed here for one week from the 24.August. onwards. We loved the cottage. fantastic location for walking, mountainbiking - path literally at the doorstep. Well equipped nicely and very tastefully furnished warm and cosy. Definately considering going back and bringing my own Bike!
Patrik J
September 2012
We stayed here for one week from the 24.August. onwards. We loved the cottage. fantastic location for walking, mountainbiking - path literally at the doorstep. Well equipped nicely and very tastefully furnished warm and cosy. Definately considering going back and bringing my own Bike!
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