A beautiful barn open plan barn conversion
Enjoy fabulous country views
Cosy up by the log fire
So bright and spacious
A great space to cook and dine
Enjoy a lovely lunch before heading out to explore
Shared Tennis Court
A lovely shared summer house
A cosy place to socialise
Have a game with you friends and family
The local area
What a grea view
The North Yorkshire Moors
Tea-rooms are close by, enjoy a day out
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The Escape,

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Tennis Court
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful barn conversion perfect for a couple
  • Situated on the edge of the North York Moors
  • Ideal for visiting Pickering, Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside
  • A wonderful base for keen walkers
  • Enjoy fabulous country views or relax in the summer house and games room
  • Visit the historic stately home of Castle Howard
Property code: G0143

This stunning and spacious barn conversion has been lovingly transformed and makes an ideal holiday home for a couple looking for a delightful getaway in a gorgeous and tranquil rural location.

Enjoying an enviable location on the cusp of the North York Moors, this lovely property is perfect for exploring the North Riding Forest Park (16.5 miles) and the glorious Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (9 miles). This is a fantastic base for enjoying long rural walks with pretty villages along the way including Hutton-le-Hole (4 miles) and the charming town of Kirkbymoorside (1.5 miles) where you will find a choice of great shops, restaurants and pubs. You could also visit popular market towns like Pickering (9 miles) and Helmsley (7.5 miles). The beautiful Castle Howard (13.5 miles) is also well worth a visit or you can even enjoy a day by the sea at Scarborough (26.5 miles).


On entering this beautiful property which is set over one level, you will find yourself in the light and spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. With high ceilings and bi-folding doors offering glorious rural views, this lovely space makes an ideal base for your holiday. The bright and comfortable lounge is ideal for relaxing in, with comfortable seating, a warming wood burner and TV. At the other end of the room, there's a sizeable dining area, and the stylish kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, coffee maker and washing machine/tumble dryer. Exploring this single-level property further, there's a sumptuous bedroom with a 7' super king-size bed. This can be made up as a twin room by prior arrangement. You will also find an elegant bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC.


Heading through the bi-folding doors, you will find a private terrace which looks out over the North York Moors. Here you can sit back and relax with a drink or a BBQ. You will also have access to a shared hard court for tennis and a shared games room with a billiards table and dart board. A summer house is shared with the neighbouring cottage and can be booked for an evening with advance notice. A hot tub can also be arranged for guests wishing to hire, at an additional cost starting from £175.00.

Advice to all guests - The shared tennis court will be open to guests. Guests will have allocated time slots. Please note guests will need to bring their own equipment. Other areas will have had sanitizer/wipes available. These measures are to ensure all guests can relax and enjoy their stay whilst being conscious of the COVID-19 circumstances.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom with a super king-size bed which can be made up as a twin on request
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Dishwasher, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, washing machine/tumble dryer, oven, microwave
  • TV, DVD
  • Wood burner
  • Garden with BBQ
  • Shared tennis court
  • Shared games room
  • Summer house shared with the other property on-site
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Hot tub hire by arrangement at an additional cost from £175.00 (Pay hot tub company directly)
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Cot
  • Electric and underfloor heating included
  • Pub and shop within 1 mile
  • Pickering 9 miles
  • Part of a complex of 2 properties
  • The cottage can be booked with the neighbouring property, A Haven, to sleep up to 8 guests
  • Fully-cooked breakfast and dinner service by prior arrangement, for an extra supplement with the owners
  • Advice to all guests - The shared tennis court will be open to guests. Guests will have allocated time slots. Please note guests will need to bring their own equipment. Other areas will have had sanitizer/wipes available. These measures are to ensure all guests can relax and enjoy their stay whilst being conscious of the COVID-19 circumstances.

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Rupert.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Louise, 13th March 2020

Desperately needing a break away from work it was the perfect retreat. Out of the way, lots of lovely walks, great food in local pubs etc and Jane was so welcoming instantly made us feel right at home. Will definitely be going back.

Reviewed by Tony, 17th January 2020

The Escape is just superb - beautifully decorated and filled with great furniture and an exceptional bed - 10 out of 10 from us. Tony and Steph

Reviewed by Jill, 20th December 2019

Beautiful cottage made to feel welcome lovely location for dog walking highly recommended

Reviewed by Christine, 6th December 2019

Superbly comfortable base for exploring the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors. Excellent walks from the door into Farndale, Kirbymoorside and along The Tabular Hills Walk.

Reviewed by Peter, 22nd November 2019

Owners very friendly. Cottage was well equipped and very comfortable. I highly recommend.

Reviewed by Elspeth, 13th September 2019

Delightful accommodation in a lovely, peaceful setting, with lots of interesting places within easy striking distance. Was met on arrival by Jane, the owner, who was extremely friendly, as were her 2 key holders. A very enjoyable, relaxing holiday!

Reviewed by Rachel, 12th July 2019

"The Escape" was perfectly named - an ideal location set in beautiful surroundings with unspoilt views of the Yorkshire Dales.The accommodation was extremely well equipped and very comfortable. The welcome pack was excellent; and added extras such as flowers, bath robes and complimentary toiletries an extra treat. Jane and Philip the owners were frRead moreiendly and helpful. An excellent holiday property perfect for a couple looking for a peaceful and relaxing getaway. Hide

Reviewed by Kevin, 31st May 2019

Very comfortable and well equipped cottage in great location. Very quiet with wide ranging views. Lots of bird life and wildlife. Well located for easy access to the moors with some great walks and pubs and also close to attractions such as Castle Howard, Riveaulx Abbey and North York Moors Railway.

Reviewed by Jess, 29th November 2018

We stayed at The Escape for a weekend in November and would definitely recommend it. The cottage is beautiful and is really well-located for heading out for a walk. We were made to feel very welcome on arrival (our dog included!), and very much enjoyed the treats that were left for us. The kitchen is well-equipped and the whole cottage has clearly Read morebeen well thought out. We were really pleased that there were some lovely walks right by the farm, rather than having to drive somewhere and park up first. It was a chilly weekend when we visited but it was always lovely and warm in the cottage because of the underfloor heating - we had to turn it off for ages just so it could be cold enough for us to enjoy the novelty of the woodburner!I have one question - could you please tell us what the fragrance in the reed diffuser on the dresser was? It was lovely and I completely forgot to ask when we left! Thank you for a lovely stay. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew, 20th October 2018

Set in farmland the Escape is a 5 minute drive up a narrow,sometimes bumpy,lane.You feel a million miles away from the world but are only a few minutes away.The barn has been beautifully converted and is lovely.There are some good pubs with food within easy reach,indeed one is a 20 minute walk away. Great walking to be had.We would definitely stay Read moreagain. Hide

Reviewed by Vivienne, 29th September 2018

Fabulous property, stunning views. Perfect base to explore North Yorkshire. Very comfortable Cottage, particularly the bed! Would return.

Reviewed by Ron, 10th September 2018

a super and comfortable base with fantastic views to explore the moors and also within reach of the coast and York.

Reviewed by Michael, 29th August 2018

Lovely place very remote

Reviewed by Sybil, 15th August 2018

Very comfortable roomy accommodation. Ideal for a relaxing quiet and peaceful escape.Beds extremely comfortable. We had them configured as two singles (3ft.6" each) which is larger than most.

Reviewed by Confirmed guest, 11th August 2018

A lovely, comfortable barn conversion. Ideal for a couple looking for some quiet time away from normal hustle and bustle.

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A beautiful barn open plan barn conversion
Enjoy fabulous country views
Cosy up by the log fire
So bright and spacious
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