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Ancient Moated Farmstead

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11 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 22
Staithes, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England
The Ancient Moated Farmstead is a manor house with over 1000 years of recorded history. It is located in private gardens and grounds on the edge of the fishing village of Staithes on the Yorkshire Heritage Coast and the heather clad North Yorkshire Moors.<BR><BR>The house is set in a walkers paradise with cliff tops and deeply wooded ravines to explore. The highest cliffs in England, harbour, bays and beaches are just a mile away.<BR><BR>Nearby attractions include Whitby for its abbey and link with the country's longest steam railway at Grosmont, Saltburn with its Victorian pier, Sandsend for the Mulgrave estate walks and its three castles, Runswick in a glorious sandy bay where fossils can be found on the beach. Major country houses such as Duncombe Park and Castle Howard are within easy travelling distance.&l... Read more
About the Manager, Oliver`s Travels (Property Manager Oliver's Travels Ltd)
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
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Listed since : Dec 2010
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 22 properties
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Listing #HL253376
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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If you want vast sweeping vistas of English countryside coupled with old fashioned courtesy and genuine friendliness from a visionary owner this is a place to stay
However if you want all clinical and commercial then maybe a new build would be better for you
The moated manor due to it's long history, dating back to the 1400s should clearly speak for itself that this much loved homestead will occasionally have a slight hiccup such as a blow bulb or a funny tap or two. However the delightful owner, William, is quick to sort such a flea sized problem which shouldn't distract from the overall wonder of the place.
A place where you can get away from the fast, hectic and stressful pace of life most of us have created for ourselves
Walks from the door into a landscape of green hues in summer and golden browns plus bronzes in autumn
Birdsong breaks in a long side visiting hedgehogs and rabbits running over a lawn the size of a bowling green
Sunsets to mesmerise and...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (30)
  • Double Beds:(8)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
Additional amenities & feature info
Ancient Moated Farmstead offer a very private, unique spacious and comfortable retreat which can accommodate 3 groups 10/11 guests in the court, 4 guests in the cottage and 7 guests in the hall. These are linked units for up to 22 people. With communal dining in the Great Hall for up to 25 or more.<BR><BR>The Court<BR>The Court is a bespoke conversion of a stable and ancient service/servants cottage which sleeps 11 people, it has three double bedrooms, a twin and a triple room. Three of the bedrooms are en-suite – two have showers over. A separate staircase to one of the doubles and the triple room has a spacious bathroom with a roll top bath. One of the double bedroom suites is at ground level.<BR><BR>The Court also comprises at ground level of an enfilade o... more
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Aug 31, 2017
July to August
2 nights
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Sep 30, 2017
2 nights
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Oct 31, 2017
2 nights
Nov 1, 2017 -
Dec 19, 2017
November to Christmas
2 nights
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About the neighborhood
There is a pub serving food at the end of the fields and the little fishing village of Staithes which are both only a 15-minute walk. Staithes provides a doctors surgery, pubs, restaurants, tea shops, post office, butchers, art gallery, antiques shop, museum and a convenience store.<BR><BR>Within 2 Miles<BR>The estate sits on the edge of the village of Staithes which is a quiet fishing village with scenic harbour. Nearby Runswick bay, also a fishing village has panoramic views of the bay, with an extensive sandy beach.<BR><BR>Boulby has the highest cliffs in England. Cliff top walks and deeply wooded ravines with streams, wildlife and a profusion of bluebells.<BR><BR>Local shops, good restaurants and pubs.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Middlesbrough: 13.7 mi
Railway: Middlesbrough: 13.7 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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