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Old Cobbler's Cottage


3 Mere Cottages
North Dalton
YO25 9UX

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Tel: 07801 124264


A characterful mid-19th century, terraced, oak beamed cottage situated overlooking the picturesque pond in the attractive village of North Dalton, nestling in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds in Hockney country, just down the road from the location of some of his most famous paintings includng the Warter trees (in the next village). The village is a short drive from Driffield and Pocklington and the historic market town of Beverley, and only 20 miles from York and the East coast where Bridlington and Scarborough give visitors a wonderful seaside resort experience. The Heritage Coast found there includes the spectacular seabird reserve of Bempton Cliffs.

For shopping and entertainment the historic and contrasting cities of York and Hull are both within a 40 minute drive with a host of museums, art galleries, theatres, cinemas, eating places and Hull's submarium, ''The Deep'' - the World's largest. The stately homes of Burton Agnes Hall, Sledmere House and Castle Howard are all a short drive from North Dalton and Beverley and York racecourses are easily accessible as are the North York Moors. Dogs accepted in pub next door.
Latest News.......the close-by Pipe & Glass pub in neighbouring South Dalton (only 7.6 miles away and 21 minutes by car) , has just been voted the "Pub of the Year " in the Michelin Eating Out Pubs Guide 2012. It already has a Michelin star (awarded in 2010). The guide's editor said the pub offered something extra special including "the warmth of the welcome, the friendliness of the staff, the character of the place and refined yet hearty food" Worth a visit!

The cottage is comfortably laid out with the front rooms overlooking the village pond and 11th century village church. A conservatory leads into a small, well-maintained rear garden with room for outdoor dining and lounging.

The cottage is only 2 minutes walk from a friendly local pub serving excellent bar meals. Dogs are accepted in the pub.

The cottage comprises: Double bedroom; Single bedroom; Dining room to seat 4; Lounge with settee, entertainment systems; Fully-equipped kitchen; Downstairs toilet & shower room.

The cottage is fitted with electric central heating throughout. All bedding, towels, crockery and cutlery and a limited supply of coal for the fire are provided within the hire charge. Parking space for one car is provided (and extra space is available on request). Pets are welcome subject to notification. A payphone is available within the property.

Additional Details

Location & Communications:

• The cottage is located in the small rural village of North Dalton within 2 minutes walk of the local pub serving a wide range of local, real ales. Dogs are welcome

• It has free parking for one car at the entrance to the cottage garden. Parking for 2 cars is available subject to notifying the owner in advance.

• A local bus service runs through the village, serving – York, Bridlington, Pocklington and Driffield, with bus and rail links to Beverley and Scarborough.

• The nearest medium sized towns are Driffield and Pocklington – between 6 – 8 miles away.

• The cottage has a BT telephone call box. Mobile phone reception is limited for some service providers. O2 has the best coverage.

• WiFi is available upon request

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By Road:
Village is situated on the B1246 between Pocklington and Bainton. On entering North Dalton, take the narrow lane up the side of the village pub (The Star) car park. The cottage is the second mid-terraced cottage in the row on your left.

By Public Transport:
Bus from Driffield Station take 744 or 143 towards Pocklington/York. Get off bus at the Star Inn, near Dalton.

£270.00 to £450.00 per unit per week for normal occupancy

  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Single sex groups welcomed
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Telephone (public)