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The Hay Barn @ Dovecote Barns

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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
York, North Yorkshire, England
The Hay Barn 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 or watch the sun set on an evening 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 Hay Barn has an oak framed galleried living area on the upper level with granite worktops, kitchen island, large oak dining table for up to 12 and comfy leather sofas to seat a large group if taking the Hay...
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Listing #HL434269
About the Owner
Brigita B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Hay Barn was a perfect place to stay. We had a lovely time with the grand children. Everything catered for, quite location but close to York. Local pubs were very welcoming and everyone very friendly. A great welcome basket from the owners was the perfect...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank mcox176
Traveler486295, VR Owner at The Hay Barn @ Dovecote Barns, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

We are delighted your stay at the Hay Barn was a perfect one and look forward to seeing you back again soon! Thank you for taking the time to leave your review.

Reviewed July 16, 2018

This is the third time we have stayed at dovecote barns and yet again thoroughly enjoyed it. The hay barn was renovated to a very high standard and Brigitta was extremely welcoming and informative regarding the surrounding area. The welcome basket was a nice touch...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Jmearl53
Management response:Responded July 17, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we are always delighted when guests return again and again to to relaxing and quiet barns to unwind. We look forward to seeing you back next time!

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We rented the barn and two cottages for a hen do. The accommodation made a great base for an amazing weekend. About 20 minutes from York centre. All three properties are beautiful, with good sized bedrooms and lots of bathrooms, and everything you need to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank SeanDroyle
Management response:Responded June 12, 2018

Thank you for taking the time for leaving your lovely review. We are thrilled you all had such a great weekend at the barns and your night out in York. Hope we see one or more of you back soon!

Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    1 Crib
    3 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: 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, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby.
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