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The time of year for an open fire…..

We aim for our guests to spend a perfect relaxing week in beautiful Overdale cottage, enjoying the quiet,friendly, idyllic village of Harome. Enjoy a comfy nights sleep then be ready for exploring the many historic towns and villages nearby including Whitby, Goathland and York. Helmsley is just a ten minute drive and offers all you

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Down by the duck pond, ducks, quacks and peace……

You could put on your walking boots, jacket, pooch on a lead and just sett off out of the door from Overdale Cottage. The sleepy village of Harome is truly a magical place to stay, with thatched cottages, well groomed gardens, and its two award winning restaurants. Head down the lane past the church and

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Market Town of Helmsley

Beautiful Helmsley.

Only a 3 miles drive or a long stroll, you decide……set off from Overdale Cottage and head for the market town of Helmsley where many delights await you. The beautiful hanging baskets decorate the stone shops and cafes making you feel humbled at the beauty. Boutique shops, independent retailers, bistros, restaurants, cafes and food shops

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Fancy food?

Whilst staying in Overdale Cottage, AKA Helmsley Hideaway, a short stroll around the corner to the Star Inn is sure to satisfy your hunger. The Sunday roast is a must, followed by relaxing drinks, a gentle walk back to the cottage for a nap………….oops, is that what we did on holiday?

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Snuggly sitting room.

Well, whether the weather is sunny, cold, raining or otherwise the sitting room is a snuggly place to be.  Windows open, windows closed, fire lit, fire not, central heating on, central heating off the relaxing reclining stressless chairs are the place to be, either snoozing, dozing, reading, TV viewing or DVD watching………tried them all and

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The dining room……..

We have our lovely oak topped dining table, with painted cream legs, and matching chairs making the room light and airy, ready for those great home cooked family meals on holiday, or simply pull up a chair to tuck into that take away.  Just need to finish off the decorating, and get the pictures, up,

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Pet friendly large enclosed garden.

Here is the lovely enclosed rear garden for Overdale Cottage.  Imagine a BBQ, the children and dogs running up and down to happiness and then retiring for a great nights sleep, ready to explore some more the day after!

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The Old Red Phone Box!

Sitting pretty in the village of Harome is the Old Red Phone Box.  Actually it is straight across the Main Street from Overdale Cottage.  The beautiful tranquil village with its many strikingly beautiful  houses, countryside outlooks, two great pubs / restaurants, pond and windy country lanes. You could not really want for much more.  A

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