Lime Kiln Farmhouse - Holiday Cottage Castle Howard

This pretty stone built 18th century farmhouse with views of Castle Howard is situated in the attractive rural Castle Howard estate village of Coneysthorpe with easy access onto the Centenary Way. Furnished and decorated by the late Lady Susan Howard with a unique blend of antiques and vintage pieces from Castle Howard itself and carefully chosen contemporary furnishings, the cottage is beautifully appointed. Downstairs comprises a living room with cosy wood burner, a second sitting room also with a wood burner, a well appointed and spacious kitchen/dining room, utility room, shower room/WC and a bedroom suitable for two children. Upstairs two double bedrooms and two bathrooms complete the property. A picturesque garden includes a patio area with outdoor dining table and deck chairs and is the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the region.

The delightful village of Coneysthorpe on the Castle Howard Estate sits at the heart of the Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Perfectly placed in rural North Yorkshire; the North York Moors National Park, Yorkshire Coast and medieval city of York are all easily accessible. Castle Howard, which is just a stone’s throw from the village, is one of Britain’s finest stately homes and was built in the 18th century by Sir John Vanbrugh. The nearby market town of Malton boasts an impressive array of independent food outlets, cafes, restaurants and shops with popular food markets taking place each month.

Check in/ Checkout Times

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

Accommodation Description

Ground Floor:
Kitchen/breakfast room
With a range cooker and microwave, small fridge and combined fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, breakfast table seating six guests and a dresser.
Sitting room
With a wood burning stove and comfy seating.
With a wood burning stove, comfy seating, television and a DVD player.
Bunk bedroom
Suitable for two children.
Shower room
With a large shower, wash basin and WC.
Utility room
With a washing machine and tumble dryer.

First Floor:
Bedroom one
With a 6’ super-king size zip and link bed, which can be converted to twin 3’ single beds on request.
En-suite bathroom
With a roll-top bath and hand-held shower, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom two
With a 6’ super-king size zip and link bed, which can be converted to twin 3’ single beds on request.
Family bathroom
With a bath and hand-held shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

Private enclosed garden surrounding the property with patio at the rear including table and chairs.
Designated parking at the rear.

  • Child Friendly
  • Countryside
  • Detached
  • Dishwasher
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Internet
  • National Park
  • Near Walks
  • Open Fire / Log Burner
  • Parking Available
  • Pets
  • Short Breaks Allowed
  • Washing Machine

About the area

Castle Howard is a magnificent stately home that has been the home of the Howard family for more than 300 years. The house and gardens are open seasonally (usually from around April to October), however please make sure to check opening times and book ahead – and don’t forget your complimentary guest tickets and £20 voucher to spend at the farm shop here.

Looking for peace and tranquillity? You’ll find it at the Yorkshire Arboretum, with 120 stunning acres of parkland, lakes and ponds to explore. There are over 6,000 trees here along with a welcoming café too.

From the Vikings to the Romans, civilisations through the ages have made York their home. There’s a bewildering amount of history to explore, with 30 world-class museums and the superb York Minster, not to mention plenty of top-notch shopping to enjoy.

Head east and you’ll come to the glorious Yorkshire coast, where Scarborough is the jewel in the crown. Take a stroll along the beach and chance your arm in an amusement arcade, visit Scarborough Castle and learn about the area’s history or pop and see the penguins at the Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary. There’s plenty to keep you occupied all day.

Owned by the National Trust, Nunnington Hall is a picturesque manor house with an organic garden in a delightful setting. There are regular art exhibitions held here in the attic gallery.

Duncombe Park is a beautiful estate and historic house located in the North York Moors National Park. There are lots of waymarked paths and discovery trails, and the site is also home to the National Centre for Birds of Prey, where you can see some spectacular flying demonstrations.