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5* Gold Luxury cottage & Private Hot Tub

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England
Blacksmiths cottage, in Balk near Thirsk (part of Horseshoebarns Luxury Cottages) has been awarded 5* Gold by Quality in Tourism. It is a luxury holiday cottage , with a private hot tub and has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard with high quality furniture and accessories.Blacksmiths Cottage will provide the perfect retreat for those seeking the pleasure of a relaxing break amidst quiet and contemporary surroundings only five minutes drive from the busy market town of Thirsk, the pretty village of Kilburn and only a short drive from the historical medieval city of YorkThe cottage is set within a secure gated complex with ample parking and boasts the added luxury of a hot tub so you can take a dip and enjoy some star gazing as the warm bubbles soothe away the stresses of life!Whether you are looking to spend some qualit... Read more
Listing #HL6590574
About the Owner
Catherine T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
Interaction with guests
The cottage is part of a converted barn and set within a secure gated complex. The owner(Catherine) lives on site and either myself or a member of my family will be there on arrival to greet guests and show them round the cottage and answer any questions.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous cottage beautiful setting and even more fabulous when you open the door. Has everything in there that you could possibly need and the hot tub was a hit with us all . Although weather very cold it was lovely to sit and...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Where do I start? Pure luxury. Catherine there to meet us on arrival, very welcoming and always on hand when/if needed. Welcome basket was a great touch and sweets for the kids and wine for the adults. Kitchen had everything and more. Hot tub perfect....More

Thank wenandken2018
Catherine T, VR Owner at 5* Gold Luxury cottage & Private Hot Tub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you very much for a lovely review. Really glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back anytime.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Me, my new husband and our 6 year old, Lewie spent Easter weekend in the Blacksmiths cottage for our minimoon. The cottage is luxurious, homely and has everything you could need. It was spotlessly clean. Catherine met us on arrival, she is the perfect host...More

Thank Hayley W
Catherine T, VR Owner at 5* Gold Luxury cottage & Private Hot Tub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you very much for the lovely review and choosing to stay in Blacksmiths Cottage for your minion! Really glad you had a lovely stay despite the dreadful weather!

  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: S$264 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The traditional market town of Thirsk is situated between two of Englands most famous national parks, to the west lies the Yorkshire Dales National Park and to the east the North York Moors National Park. This picturesque Yorkshire town is set in an ideal location for exploring the breathtaking countryside of Yorkshire and is a favourite place for walkers, cyclists or those who just want to chill out with friends and family.
The town has a stunning medieval market square which holds twice weekly markets on Mondays and Saturdays. Around the paved square there are narrow lanes and walkways with numerous specialist shops to explore.
Famous for its race course which attracts visitors from far and wide, and the acclaimed author James Herriot, who based his stories on the area, Thirsk offers a n...
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Railway: Thirsk Station: 6.0 km
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