A bright and stylish kitchen to cook in
Get a good night's rest
Enjoy the views from the comfort of the sofa
Enjoy a special meal here
Sit here and admire the beautiful waters
The decking is the perfect spot to enjoy the views
Breath-taking scenery
Spacious en-suite with everything you need
Splashes of colour feature throughout
Relax with a treat in beautiful surroundings
Beautiful views from the grounds
1 / 11  A bright and stylish kitchen to cook in
2 / 11  Get a good night's rest
3 / 11  Enjoy the views from the comfort of the sofa
4 / 11  Enjoy a special meal here
5 / 11  Sit here and admire the beautiful waters
6 / 11  The decking is the perfect spot to enjoy the views
7 / 11  Breath-taking scenery
8 / 11  Spacious en-suite with everything you need
9 / 11  Splashes of colour feature throughout
10 / 11  Relax with a treat in beautiful surroundings
11 / 11  Beautiful views from the grounds

Dragonfly Cottage,

Whitley (1.5mls S), North Yorkshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • If you enjoy beautiful waterside views, then this is the retreat for you
  • A fisherman’s paradise with fantastic fishing available on the private lake
  • Relax on the comfort of your own sofa and watch the wildlife that surrounds you
  • Enjoy a row across the lake in the rowing boat which is available for leisure use
  • Spend summer evenings relaxing on the decking watching the sunset
  • The stylish and well thought out furnishings compliment the property perfectly
Property code: 77457

Whether you are a keen fisherman or just someone who loves being by water then this is the place for you. Situated next to the owner’s home, this is the perfect waterside retreat for couples.

Situated on the outskirts of the North Yorkshire village of Whitley there are fantastic transport links making this property easily accessible. The charming city of York is within driving distance, with its medieval history, gothic cathedral and York Minster. Head into Goole and pick up the River Ouse which meanders down to the Humber Estuary. Pick up nearby footpaths that wander through the surrounding villages and explore the area. Fishermen are well looked after here with outside storage for tackle and a separate bait fridge along with all nets and unhooking mats supplied for your personal use.

Step into the hallway and take off your coat and shoes and wander through to the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, boasting fantastic views over the lake, with French doors and multiple windows letting the light flood in. Relax after a long day and put your feet up of the comfy sofa with something good on TV/DVD. The kitchen is well stocked with an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine and microwave, perfect for preparing a romantic meal. Enjoy lazy breakfasts sat at the dining table with beautiful waterside views. Head through to the bedroom where you will be bound to get a good night’s rest in the luxurious Super-king size zip-and-link bed which can be separated to make two single beds if requested at the time of booking. The room is spacious and offers a TV/DVD and an en-suite shower room and a separate WC.

Outside, spend hours relaxing on the decking watching the nature go by or take advantage of the private fishing available. There is also a table and chairs which is perfect for dining alfresco. There is ample off-road parking.

  • 1 bedroom – Super-king size zip-and-link bed which can be separated to make two single beds if requested at the time of booking
  • 1 en suite shower room and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine and microwave 
  • Private fishing available – there is a bait fridge in the property
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Shop 3 miles and pub 1.5 miles
  • TV/DVDs in the lounge and bedroom
  • Regret no children or babes in arms
  • Lockable shed for fishing equipment available
  • Owner provides all fishing nets and unhooking mats

Melanie Meadows

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Melanie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 6 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Stefanie, 1st August 2020

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Idyllic setting, the pictures really don't prepare you for when you first walk into the property. Perfect break, lovely owners based next door on-site, and an array of wildlife to watch from the terrace which just complemented this lovely property.

Reviewed by Tony, 24th July 2020

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Cottage really comfortable and well-equipped with lovely view of the lake. Perfect place to relax and excellent fishing. John and Shirley made us very welcome. Garden centre nearby does a tasty lunch. Already booked to return in September!

Reviewed by Carolyn, 17th July 2020

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Cottage was lovely and clean and very well equipped, bed was very comfortable. Stunning views looking out over the lake and nice to see the wildlife, very relaxing environment. The owners were lovely, friendly people and nothing was too much trouble for them.

Reviewed by Pat, 10th July 2020

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We had a great holiday at Dragonfly Cottage everything was very satisfactory , John and Shirley the owners we extremely helpful and also very nice people , very welcoming when you arrive , would certainly recommend their holiday cottage.

Reviewed by Phillip, 13th March 2020

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Fantastic location over looking the lake, very relaxing and uplifting ideal for fishing and relaxing. Plenty of bird activity. The cottage was very well equipped, clean and maintained to a high standard. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners John and Shirley. Plenty of places to visit with numerous garden centres and key towns within reasonabRead morele driving distance. Looking forward to a revisit in the near future. Hide

Reviewed by Clare, 28th February 2020

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Lovely fresh decor. Good layout. View s great. Plenty of water birds to watch

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Location

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