Crossbill Cottage is our beautiful barn conversion, completed in 2011 into a modern warm and well insulated cottage. It is situated in a secluded, tranquil location at the end of a farm track in a rural position within the North Yorks Moors National Park. The original beams, high ceilings and open plan living area give the cottage a light and spacious feel. The cottage is named after an exceptionally rare two barred crossbill which was sighted here and brought many "birders" from all around the country. As well as being an ideal location for bird watching the area is also a haven for walkers with many footpaths direct from the doorstep. The more challenging Coast to Coast and Cleveland Way walks are located just above the property with rock climbing at the Wainstones just a short walk away.
Bilsdale is renowned for its spectacular views over hills and moors. Whether it's simple rest and relaxation you're planning, or a holiday exploring the many places of interest in the local area, Crossbill Cottage is the perfect place to stay.
The original beams, high ceilings and open plan living area give the property a light, spacious feel. The decor and furnishings have been tastefully finished to a very high standard making this cottage an excellent base for couples and families looking to explore this lovely, scenic area.
Property is heated by electric heaters and under floor heating and comprises:
Open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: With Freeview TV, blue ray/DVD/CD player, Bose docking station, electric oven with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en suite bathroom with double shower cubicle, WC and wash basin (under floor heating)
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin
Bedroom 2: With single bed.
Water is supplied from a natural spring and is UV treated to the highest standards of hygiene cleanliness..
All power, heating, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair provided by request. Wi-fi available Miscellaneous: Enclosed rear garden with furniture. Play house with toys, barbecue, Private parking for 2 cars. Large unfenced pond to front of cottage, children must be supervised at all times.
Enclosed Rear Garden
Enjoy views of the surrounding hills and moors from the sheltered decking next to a small wooded area. Nearby there is a children's play house with toys, lawn and flower beds, barbecue available, garden furniture.
Large pond to the front of the cottage, please ensure children are safely supervised. Seating area and parking for two cars. Short walk to Coast to Coast, Cleveland Way and the Wainstones.
The cottage is situated in a secluded, tranquil location at the end of a farm track in a rural position on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors.
Crossbill Cottage gets its name from the exceptionally rare two barred crossbill which was famously sighted here and brought many bird watchers. The bird life is exceptional in this area making a stay here an ideal location for keen bird watchers.
The area is also a haven for walkers with many challenging footpaths direct from your doorstep including a lovely scenic walk close by from Clay Bank car park to Round Hill, the highest point on the North York Moors with one of the best view points, and the area of Bilsdale is widely renowned for the spectacular views of the surrounding area. The famous 110 mile Cleveland Way is also located just a stones' throw from the property. There is rock climbing twenty minutes walk away at the Wainstones.
The elegant town of Stokesley is 10 miles away and is situated on the River Leven at the foot of the Cleveland Hills and is the gateway to the Moors and the East Yorkshire coast. Travelling 10 miles south you can appreciate other beautiful areas within the National Park such as the beautiful market town of Helmsley with its own impressive castle and the 12th century ruins which tower over the town. En route to Helmsley you must visit the stunning Rievaulx Abbey which is the perfect choice for a peaceful and tranquil day out.