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Stone-built Cottage In A Tranquil Setting With Views Over Rosedale

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 double beds, one full sized top bunk, one pull out bed for child

The Mushroom House is a stone-built cottage in a small row nestling on the eastern side of Rosedale about 1.5 miles outside Rosedale Abbey village. It is in a tranquil setting on a road which ends further up the dale and so has little traffic. The view from the front of the house looks out right across the valley of Rosedale with its farmhouses and extensive fields.

The row of old iron-miners' cottages is made up of a mixture of permanent residences and second homes and so the area is consequently very quiet and peaceful. You can step outside the door, pull on your walking boots or get on your bike, and set straight off into Rosedale and the surrounding moors and dales for a gentle stroll or a serious jaunt – whatever suits you – there are no pressures out here away from it all.

If you want to explore a little further then in a one-hour radius you have everything from the wonderful seaside town of Whitby, the quaint Runswick Bay, the magnificent Castle Howard, ancient York, pretty Helmsley and even a theme park at Flamingoland not to mention Scampston Gardens and Dalby Forest. This is just a small selection and there’s more information in the Location section of this site and in the box full of leaflets and guides in the cottage itself.

Rosedale Abbey village has two tea-shops and three hostelries (all serving food) and there are other excellent places a few miles further away such as the New Inn at Cropton (with its own brewery) and the Blacksmiths at Lastingham. Then of course there’s always Whitby fish and chips!

The house itself has 3 bedrooms upstairs (1 with super-king-sized bed, 1 with double bed and 1 with single top bunk and a child's pull-out bed) and a lounge, kitchen and bathroom downstairs. We have decorated and furnished the house to a high standard so that our guests will feel well looked-after, relaxed and at home. The comfortable lounge has two sofas and an open fire. All three bedrooms are decorated in individual styles with lovely views from all windows. There’s a garden to play in at the front and a secluded lawn at the back ideal for barbeques on the fire pit.

The house has a modern and well-equipped kitchen as well as a modern bathroom with bath, shower, basin & WC (towels not provided). At the front of the house is a stone patio which looks out over beautiful Rosedale. At the rear is a secluded lawn backing onto the fields and ideal for sitting quietly or barbecuing.

If you want a real idea of the place then read the reviews our past guests have kindly written. We couldn’t have put it better ourselves.

More Details

Owner
Jackie Reeder
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 13, 2017

About Jackie Reeder

We are Michael & Jackie Reeder (accountant & teacher respectively) and live in Sheffield. We have a 30-year old son (budding entrepreneur) and a 26-year old daughter (junior doctor). We both grew up in Stockport but have lived in Sheffield for over 30 years now. We bought the house in 2003 and for the 10 years up until 2013 we worked to bring the house up to its current standard whilst at the same time enjoying many happy times there and on the North Yorkshire coast with friends and family. The house is furnished and decorated as a second home for us and we hope it feels like home and not just somewhere to sleep whilst on holiday in North Yorkshire.

Jackie Reeder purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Jackie Reeder chose Yorkshire Moors and Coast

This house has been both our escape from our busy city lives and the base for some wonderful times with friends and family. Its location in the lovely surroundings of Rosedale with just a 20 minute walk down into Rosedale Abbey village was ideal and it felt far enough away from the rat race to relax the instant we got there.

What makes this cottage unique

The peace and quiet (you can truly often only hear a cockerel crowing or an owl hooting when you sit out on the front patio or in the back garden).

The view out across Rosedale is lovely at any time of year.

Rosedale Abbey village with its couple of small tea-shops and two nice drinking/eateries is just the right size with friendly local people but never too busy.

The village is in an ideal location for countryside pursuits, visits to the seaside and days out at the many attractions in the surrounding area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spent a few days in The Mushroom House and had the most wonderful holiday in the totally quiet, peaceful and beautiful surroundings of Rosedale Abbey. The house is very comfortable, very well equipped and very tastefully furnished. Everything you might need is there and, even more importantly; everything works !!! Whoever decorated and equipped this house must have thought very carefully about what any holiday makers could wish for during their stay.



The location is wonderful, remote but also so close to the next village, to shops or restaurants and pubs. The views from the living room of the house are superb and we loved sitting and eating our evening meals outside in the front garden. We were lucky as the weather was very good and we also had some very enjoyable walks in the nearby countryside.



Dans cette très jolie maison j'ai adoré les "petits détails" qui font toute la différence ...le petit lavabo dans la chambre principale, la table qui se plie dans la salle de séjour et les chaises qui disparaissent dans le placard afin de donner plus de place, les draps et couvertures de duvet en vrai cotton etc...



Ayant passé une si bonne semaine dans la maison nous avons décidé de réserver à nouveau pour l'année prochaine et nous recommanderons cet endroit si joli et pittoresque à nos amis en Angleterre mais aussi en France.
Jul 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Durham/Tees Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Rosedale Abbey
Nearest Ferry
57 Miles
Hull
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Kirkbymoorside
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Malton
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Rosedale Abbey
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Whitby
Car: necessary

The village

Rosedale Abbey is a small village in the North Yorkshire Moors surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for those who love walking or cycling. The house is 1.5 miles outside the village in a tranquil setting with great views. The village, which has two cafes and three welcoming pub/restaurants all serving food, is popular for visitors but never too busy. There is also a fun 9-hole pitch & putt golf course on a hillside as well as Gillies Jones designer glassworks.

Whether you want a relaxing time away from it all, a trip to to the coast, a walk or cycle in the North York Moors or trips to stately homes and gardens all topped off with afternoon tea or a refreshing drink and a tasty meal then all are within easy reach of The Mushroom House.

The coast

It is a 30 minute scenic drive over the moors to the famous seaside town of Whitby where you will find numerous cafes, restaurants, interesting shops, and all the usual seaside attractions. Enjoy a walk around the bustling harbour, an ice-cream on the beach and an excellent fish and chip supper in a restaurant overlooking the sea. Sandsend Beach and Runswick Bay are only 35 minutes drive from the Mushroom House and are wonderful for walking and swimming. Fresh Whitby crab and fish are often on the menu in local cafes and restaurants. Scarborough is about an hour away. Robin Hood's bay and Staithes are charming little seaside places that are well worth a visit.

Local area and attractions

The market town of Helmsley is only 13 miles away and has many attractions including Duncombe Park, Rievaulx Abbey, The Walled Garden with its excellent cafe and lovely little shops selling local goods. The ancient city of York is within reach and makes a great day out (about a 1 hour drive away). The famous stately home of Castle Howard is about 40 minutes away. The steam trains of the North York Moors Railway run from nearby Pickering through the countryside to Whitby via several village stops including Goathland where the TV series Heartbeat was filmed and whose station might be better known as Hogwarts Station. Flamingoland is an adventure theme park about 14 miles away on the road to Malton and a little further along the same road is Eden Camp, a fascinating museum about life in WW2. Rydale folk museum and Dalby forest are also excellent days out for families. In the spring you should visit Farndale and walk along the river to admire its beautiful display of thousands of wild daffodils.

Amenities

Whitby Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The bathroom is downstairs. Towels are not provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , A 1.9m Stompa bunk bed with child's bed underneath.
    Main bedroom - 1 king , Bed is super-king size and very comfy! Travel cot available.
  • The three bedrooms are all upstairs and decorated each with its own individual colour scheme. A high quality travel cot can be provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Special touches such as hand-made cushions and Joseph Joseph utensils make this house a home-from-home. We have tried to think of everything that you might need to have a really wonderful holiday and make you feel like you’re in a home from home. The main super king size bed is super-comfortable and the double bed in the second room and the Stomp bunk in the third bedroom are also excellent. We’ve rented holiday cottages ourselves and we wanted to make sure this was as welcoming and comfortable as the best.

Reviews

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Stone-built Cottage In A Tranquil Setting With Views Over Rosedale
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5

A great cottage in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

A real home from home in an amazing setting with the beautiful Yorkshire Moors National Park right on your doorstep. If you want a tranquil holiday to relax and get away from it all then this is an ideal base. Rosedale Abbey offers village life just 2 minutes down the road and for a slightly busier pace Pickering is a great market town just 25 minures away. All in all we loved our stay at Mushroom House.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love the peace & quiet too - a real antidote to a hectic life. It's also true there is lots to do within easy reach when you've properly relaxed and you fancy venturing out. Thanks Jackie & Michael
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5

Beautiful cottage in equally beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Mushroom Cottage, everything needed for a home from home holiday. We had some lovely day trips out to Staithes, Runswick Bay, Whitby, Thornton Le Dale and Grosmont, all within easy reach of the cottage. Many thanks, we hope to stay with you again.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for taking the time to write your review and for your kind words. Out of your destination list our own favourite is definitely Runswick Bay. Thanks again and hope to welcome you back to the Mushroom House. Jackie & Michael
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5

Lovely cottage in a fantastic rural location.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely homely cottage with everything you need. Sitting out the front of the cottage taking in the views what could be better.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review. We couldn't agree more - sitting in the peace and quiet is the perfect antidote to busy lives! Jackie & Michael
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5

A lovely cottage in a gorgeous setting.

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed was provided. An excellent stay in a cosy cottage.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for taking the time to write us a review. We're glad you liked it so much. It is rather cosy tucked up there even when the weather isn't too good! Jackie & Michael
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5

perfection

  • 5 of 5

Tranquil was an understatement. Its a perfect spot to use as a base for days out. The cottage is very well equipped with everything that you need. A perfect Cottage in a perfect location. We hope to visit again very soon

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your very kind words. One of the things we love about the cottage is that you can get out to so many different places. Thanks again. Michael & Jackie
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5

Homely, comfortable, thoughtfully and well equipped cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our whole family really enjoyed being at 12 School Row. It was the perfect base for settling back into lovely Rosedale, and picking up all sorts of threads of memories, and just th e right distance from 31 Hill Cottages! We found that on the two sunny evenings that we had, the whole family could collect outside in the evening sun; and we all fitted inside on a couple of damp and cold occasions.

We did quite a lot of cooking, and found the kitchen well equipped. We admired the clever use of space, and the clever doors to kitchen and bathroom! It was really helpful to have a good internet connection. Your notes and information sheets were helpful, too.

The only downside, a minor one really, was the leaking roof in the garage - we used it to store veg in cardboard boxes, also the baby's buggy....

A special place for a special occasion - thank you

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello. Thanks very much for your review and for taking the time to write it. We're very pleased you enjoyed our home from home. The garage roof replacement is scheduled for September after the summer holidays so you were just a little early for that! Sorry if it caused you any problems. Thanks again Michael & Jackie
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