The Dovecote

An 18th century barn which sleeps 4 in 2 en-suite bedrooms.

  • Accommodates: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Caters for: 6
  • pets allowed: 1
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The Dovecote is an historic three storey barn sleeping 4 in 2 luxurious ensuite bedrooms.  Explore the surroundings or venture to York, this barn is perfect for families.

About The Dovecote

  • Welcome Basket
  • Superfast Wifi
  • Log Stove
  • BBQ
  • 1 Shower Cubicle
  • 1 Shower Over Bath
  • Onsite Parking

The Dovecote sleeps 4 in a three storey property with an ensuite bedroom on each floor and a separate WC on ground level.

In winter, enjoy relaxing in the comfy leather and tweed sofas in front of the log fire stove, not that you need a stove as the underfloor heating ensures you are toasty warm all year round.

The large beautiful Neptune country kitchen has its own private patio area with barbeque accessed via the french doors off the kitchen.

The bedrooms have super comfy luxury Yorkshire mattresses and every bedroom is ensuite.

The Space

What's Included?

Welcome Basket - Dovecote Barns

Everything is provided, you need only bring the additional food and drink not already in your welcome basket.

A sample of things included are :

* A Yorkshire Breakfast Welcome Basket
* Choice of Prosecco, wine, orange juices
* 2 Bedrooms (1 can be twinned)
* 2 Bathrooms (1 with both bath/shower)
* Luxury super comfy mattresses
* Crisp White Egyptian Cotton Bedlinen
* Bathsheets, handtowels and facecloths
* Noble Isle Toiletries
* Hairdryers
* Real Log Burning Stove/Kindling
* Superfast Wifi
* Bluetooth Speaker
* Smart TV/DVD Player/DVD Library
* Log stove and underfloor heating
* Tassimo Coffee Pod machine
* Private off-road parking
* Access to Games Room (pool table)
* All cleaning products provided
* Fully equipped fine dining kitchen
* Access to the eco laundry

* Cooling fans
* Webber style BBQ
* EV charging (charged at cost per kWh)
* Cycling and Walks straight from the door
* Public bus service to York city centre

Barn Location

The Dovecote is both a three storey Dovecote with en-suite bedroom on each floor as well as a bright kitchen extension on ground floor.

Kitchen & Dining

The beautiful Neptune kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to cook up a gourmet meal with family or friends. The living and dining areas are open plan, allowing the space for good conversation during any food preparation. The dining table can seat 6 (on request) which is handy of you have one of the additional two person rooms booked.

The Lounge

The sitting area is furnished with two beautiful tweed and leather sofas set around the log burner, perfect for relaxing on an evening with a drink before dinner.  The Smart TV ensures all necessary viewing is kept up-to-date whilst on holiday!

Garden Patio

French doors lead from the kitchen/dining area to the enclosed patio garden. Here you will find a BBQ, table and chairs for al fresco dining.

Bed 1 - Super King or Twin

Located on the first floor, a comfy bed featuring John Lewis luxury Yorkshire wool mattress, you can guarantee a good night’s sleep, relaxed and ready to explore!  The zip-linked bed can be split into twin beds.  It has an ensuite including shower cubicle.

Bed 2 - King Size

Located on the second floor, the king bedroom with super comfy mattress features the original queens truss ceiling.  It has an ensuite with shower over bathtub.

View Prices and Book Online to Secure the dates

Choose your start date and the number of nights stay. After viewing the total cost for the site (including 4 welcome baskets) you can proceed to online booking to secure the dates.

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Only a 25% deposit will be required to secure your booking if booked greater than 8 weeks ahead of the start of the break.
We can also take bookings and card payments over the telephone.

The Sack Store Exterior - A self Contained Annex room

Need an extra bed?

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

The Sack Store provides accommodation for an extra 2 people and can be booked alongside The Dovecote to increase your total group size to 6.  All can dine together in The Dovecote (on request).

The Sack Store has it’s own private entrance, parking, shower/WC and is accessed via the steps in the photo above or via the Grand Barn.

Trip Advisor Travellers Choice - Best of the best

Thank you Brigita for a wonderful stay! Never have we slept so well as we have here at The Dovecote – such a relaxing setting. Welcome basket after a long journey was amazing – so much thought has been put into making our stay so enjoyable. Will definitely be back and have no hesitation in recommending Dovecote Barns.

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