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This stone built cottage is located in the village of Cropton in the North Yorks Moors and can sleep two people. The Old Watchmaker's Shop is a semi-detached cottage in the village of Cropton in the North Yorks Moors National Park. The cottage sleeps two people and has one double bedroom, a bathroom, a fitted kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room with a woodburner. Outside the cottage is off road parking for one car and an enclosed rear garden with outdoor furniture. Set next to the local pub in stunning countryside, The Old Watchmaker's Shop is a superb holiday cottage for a romantic break.

Amenities: Electric central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, DAB radio, iPod dock. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Offroad parking for 1 car. Enclosed rear garden with herb garden, furniture and BBQ, shared front garden with lawn and shrubs. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Pub 2 mins walk, shop 4 miles.

Region: The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.

Town: Cropton is a village in the North York Moors National Park which is surrounded by forest and moors. In the village is Cropton Brewery, where you can have a tour whilst the market towns of Pickering, Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley are close by.

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icon-towncityfilter The Watchmaker's Shop AccommodationType of Accommodation
Self-catering e.g. Cottage
dogsPD The Watchmaker's Shop AccommodationPet Friendly?
Yes - please contact us for more information
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Location (County)
North Yorkshire
Post Code
YO18 8HH
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