Forge Croft - Luxury Cottage In Skirpenbeck, Yorkshire

The detached accommodation comprises a cosy bedroom with en-suite shower room, a fully fitted and well equipped kitchen, large sitting room, adjoining dining area with french doors and convenient second shower room.

One of the highlights of the cottage can be found in the sitting room where the original forge with corbelled vault canopy and oak beam takes pride of place. A lovely wood burning stove sits in the hearth ready to create a cosy atmosphere when cooler winter nights draw in.

The dining area with antique wooden table and chairs features french windows that open on to a delightful cobbled patio and raised garden area. Equipped with a two person bistro set, barbecue area and handy covered store for bicycles, the private outdoor space is a fantastic spot to enjoy morning coffee in the sunshine or sit with a good book on lazy afternoons in the sunshine.

Forge Croft is the perfect accommodation for two guests. The cosy bedroom features a comfortable zip and link bed with the flexibility to be configured as either a super-king or twin single beds. Unusually for a one bedroom property, the cottage boasts two shower rooms giving guests the luxury of plenty of space to get ready in the morning.

Check in/ Checkout Times

Check in: 10:00 am | Check out: 4:00 pm

Accommodation Description

All Ground Floor Accommodation:

With an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, washing machine, blender and hand whisk.

Sitting room
With comfy seating, a wood burning stove, television with Freeview and a DVD player.

Dining room
With antique table and chairs, french doors lead out to the courtyard.

With a 6’ super-king size zip and link bed (can be configured as twin 3’ beds on request).

En-suite shower room
With shower, wash basin and WC.

Additional shower room
With shower, wash basin and WC.

Cobbled courtyard and raised garden area with garden furniture, charcoal barbecue, covered bike store and private parking for one vehicle.

Additional Information:
Sorry, no children or pets.

Private catering company Dom's Kitchen based in Malton are able to provide delicious prepared meals for you whether its a picnic, lunch or evening meal. A minimum of 7-10 days notice is required so if you are interested in finding out more about this service, please ask at the time of booking and contact details will be supplied.

  • Cycling Friendly
  • Detached
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Ground floor bed
  • Internet
  • Near Golf Course
  • Near Walks
  • Open Fire / Log Burner
  • Parking Available
  • Patio
  • Romantic
  • Short Breaks Allowed
  • Washing Machine

About the area

Situated in the peaceful village of Skirpenbeck, Forge Croft is ideally located to explore York, the Yorkshire Wolds, the east coast and nearby market towns of Malton, Pocklington, Beverley and Helmsley.

he historic city of York is just 12 miles to the southwest. The renowned walled city, first founded by the Romans, is chock full of fantastic things to do. Notable attractions include the famous York Minster cathedral, York Castle Museum and the Shambles, an old street dating as far back as the fourteenth century.

There are some fabulous historic places of interest nearby. Impressive Castle Howard is a must see. On a smaller scale but equally fascinating is the deserted medieval village of Wharram Percy.

North Yorkshire is famed for the rugged landscape of its two National Parks, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales. Both can be reached within an hour's drive and are well worth the trip.

For a traditional seaside experience head to the Yorkshire Coast to visit the coastal towns of Whitby, Filey and Scarborough. There are some lovely beaches to walk along and there are many shops, pubs and cafes to try.

The cottage will appeal to those who love the great outdoors. There are numerous places to discover on foot or bicycle including Dalby Forest and the Yorkshire Wolds. The more adventurous can try watersport activities at Allerthorpe Lake. There are many great golf courses nearby such as York Golf Club or Sandburn Hall.