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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
York, North Yorkshire, England
The Dovecote is one of three multi-award winning five-star gold award eco barns based at The Dovecote Barns York.

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Set at the edge of the quiet rural village of Kelfield, you can enjoy the sound of the birds greeting the day on a morning in the quiet and peaceful surroundings of the countryside. Voted the best Self-Catering Accommodation in England in 2011/2012, a comfortable relaxing stay is guaranteed. A complimentary welcome basket and free internet access as well as an unpacking supermarket delivery service are offered.
The Dovecote is a three storey tower with living area and WC on the ground floor and 2 en-suite bedrooms, one on each of the upper two floors. It has a lot of original features including beams, a queens truss roof and dove nesting holes. The en...
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Listing #HL438424
About the Owner
Brigita B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our stay at The Dovecote was very comfortable indeed - Brigita had ensured we had everything we needed and was very welcoming. We spent a wonderful week cycling in the sunshine with no hills to negotiate. Using an OS map and signposted routes you can...More

Thank Christine R
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted you enjoyed your cycling holiday here at The Dovecote Barns and found the landscape and the environment quiet and a great place to relax. We hope to welcome you back again someday soon!

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Loved it. What a beautiful barn conversion. It is so well equipped she has thought of everything. We will definitely return

Thank Sam G
Management response:Responded June 11, 2018

We are delighted you and the children loved your stay with us. Great to see you explore the area on foot and on bikes and look forward to seeing you return again to the Dovecote Barns York.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Management response:Responded April 27, 2018

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover days are Mondays and Fridays. Short breaks available Fri-Mon (3nts) and Mon-Fri (4nts) year round with the exception of key festivals like Christmas and New Year. Weekly stays commence on a Monday or Friday for 7 nts.
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About the neighbourhood
When you are ready to venture out there are a couple of walks from the door to choose from. Behind the arable farm there you can walk on the grassed field margins to Kelfield Wood where there are wild deer. Alternatively you can walk along the riverbank to Cawood, site of Cardinal Wolseys Cawood Castle. There are pubs, shop/post office and farm shop for some basic supplies. Alternatively, Riccall is 2 miles away which has pubs, lovely restaurants, post office, grocery shops, a childrens' play park and sport centre. There are a couple of nice walks from the door, particularly good for keen bird watchers and also nearby Skipwith Common, a 1000 acre nature reserve which is also good for cyclists.

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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester Int Airport: 131.0 km
Railway: York Railway Station: 17.0 km
Ferry: Hull: 68.0 km
A public bus service runs past the barns on the Selby-York Utopia 420 route. This means it takes 30 mins by bus from either Selby or York Piccadilly. Trains operate from London Kings Cross to both Selby and York via different operators. Car hire is available from York station and it is advised for ease of transport during your break.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby.
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