Maidensworth Farm - Beautiful Escapes
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Maidensworth Farm

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Set on 45 acres in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this exclusive use property is perfect for gatherings of family and friends, small intimate weddings and celebrations, the farm provides the ideal setting. Maidensworth Farm is the ultimate beautiful escape.

The Farm has been developed with great attention to detail by Caroline & David from the original Georgian farm buildings and granary. It was a real labour of love spanning 30 years, the result is a stunning farmhouse retreat. Surrounded by open fields and the wonders of nature, it is a haven of peace, calm and tranquillity. If you’re looking for a restorative retreat and want to rediscover the good life, this is the place to be.

With beautiful accommodation for up to 12 people in 6 luxurious and differently styled en-suite rooms, escape the noise of the city and remind yourself what peace and quiet really sounds like.

Three additional rooms may be available, please enquire for details.

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PROPERTY DETAILS

Overview

The approach to Maidenswirth Farm is via a long tree lined driveway, as you take in the expanse of fields and lawns you get the first hint of the wonderful home that lies ahead. Enter the house across the beautiful courtyard garden through the double doors into the main hallway where another set of doors invites you out to the terrace and gardens.

The interiors are spacious, welcoming and exquisitely furnished. Vaulted ceilings, huge beams and vast fireplaces are a striking feature of the house. Original artwork features throughout and artefacts and unique items add interesting talking points.

Perfect for gatherings of family and friends, small intimate weddings and celebrations, with beautifully appointed accommodation the farm provides the ideal setting.

Set on 45 acres in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with tennis court and expansive grounds, escape the noise of the city and remind yourself what peace and quiet really feels like. Maidensworth Farm is the ultimate beautiful escape.

The Granary

The Granary is a wonderful space, set on the first floor it is over 80 ft long and as a testament to its vastness, it comfortably houses a full-size snooker table with all the requisite cue-room.  This room is also perfect for evening dinners with a huge, hull-shaped dining table and curved pew benches seating up to 20. Or simply relax on the comfy, squishy sofas for gatherings by the cavernous log fire. With views all around of the gardens, forest and fields there is much to admire, step out onto the balcony and enjoy evening star gazing, this is a unique room which can’t fail to impress.

Kitchen

The spacious kitchen has beautiful views out to the gardens, at its centre is a large table for informal suppers and hearty breakfasts. There is an Aga, electric oven and gas hob, fridge, dishwasher and everything you need for cooking up a treat from all of the wonderful produce which is readily available from local farmers markets, country stores and delis. There is also a separate preparation kitchen with large American fridge freezer and lots of storage space. Supermarkets also provide a home delivery service too.

Bedrooms

The peaceful bedrooms are all located on the ground floor and are beautifully appointed, each with its own spacious and luxurious bathroom. Wake up to wonderful views all around and breathe in the countryside air, it will be hard to steal yourself away from these uniquely styled retreat bedrooms.

Africa Suite

Set on the ground floor, a spacious suite with a super king size leather sleigh bed, beautifully appointed, featuring animal prints, rugs and artefacts all adding to the African theme. Large and spacious en-suite with separate roll top bathtub and walk in shower.

Middle Earth Suite

Accessed from the ground floor courtyard terrace with views out to the gardens. Furnished with rich coloured fabrics, a super king size bed and attention detail throughout make for a beautiful relaxing space.

Spacious en-suite with walk in shower and separate bathtub.

Red Suite

This warm and welcoming room is perfect for sitting up in the king size bed and taking in the view of the wonderful gardens all around. As the name suggests red walls and furnishings are a feature and contrast beautifully with the polished wood floors.

The en-suite features a roll top bathtub and walk in shower.

Beach Suite

This duplex suite is spacious and welcoming, with a king size bed, it has staircase upto the first floor en-suite.

The en-suite is very spacious with a roll top bathtub and a large walk in shower.

Sweden Suite

Reached via a private staircase to the first floor, it is furnished in the style of a ski chalet, with antique skis and a toboggan adding to the theme. Enjoy views out to the garden and forest.

The en-suite has lots of space for pampering and a large walk in shower.

Cowboy Suite

As the name suggests this suite has a stunning king size bed and features old saddles, tack and interesting photos of cowboys & cowgirls!

The en-suite has a roll top bathtub and lots large walk in shower.

Three additional bedrooms may be available on request.

Gardena, Grounds & Tennis Court

With 45 acres to explore there is plenty of space for everyone, explore the grounds and discover the beautiful gardens lovingly tended by Caroline, including a prolific kitchen garden and orchard. Fresh eggs from the chickens who roam freely are often available.

There is a large terrace with a table and chairs to enjoy tasty lunch or a refreshing sundowner, an abundance of flowers planted all around bring colour and scent for your enjoyment.

In the courtyard garden there is a covered terrace, a firepit and a BBQ for al fresco suppers.

Full size tennis court with wonderful views of the grounds.

Activities

Yoga

The perfect route to relaxation, arrange a private yoga session with Lily, one of Caroline and David’s daughters, Lily is a qualified yoga teacher with a loyal following, she offers individual lessons and can create a bespoke program tailored to suit you and your group.

Cycling

Cycling is very popular in the area with so many routes from the door,  Raf, Caroline & David’s son is something of a cycling expert, you can visit his workshop where he makes bikes to order. Raf also offers guided cycle trails . Cycle storage is available and cycle hire can be arranged.

Tennis

If you enjoy a game of tennis there’s a full size court at your disposal.

Surfing

If you would like to try surfing, there is a surf school at Saltburn-by-the-Sea where you can book a lesson and hire everything you need to ride the waves!

Country Pursuits

Activities including, fishing and game shooting accompanied by an expert guide can be arranged should you wish.

Landrover Hire

We can arrange a Landrover Defender for all or part of your stay to give you the full escape to the country experience!

Good to know

Typical arrival day: Friday for 3 /7 nights or Monday for 4 nights

Arrival time: 4- 5 pm
Departure time: 10:00 am

Ample parking for several cars

Heli pad available by request

Full size tennis court

Chickens roam free

The owner lives on the Estate

The owner has a small well behaved dog

No change over days on 25th, 26th December & 1st January

ROOM DETAILS

Africa Suite

Super King size leather sleigh bed

Views of the garden and courtyard

T.V.

Africa En-Suite

Separate roll top bathtub

Walk in shower

Vanity basin

W.C.

Middle Earth Suite

Super king size bed

Views of the gardens and courtyard

T.V.

Middle Earth En-Suite

Separate tub

Walk in shower

Vanity basin

W.C.

Red Suite

King size bed

Beautiful garden and forest views

T.V.

Red En-Suite

Copper finished roll top bathtub

Large shower

Vanity Basin

W.C.

Beach Suite

Duplex Suite with King size bed

Views of the sunken courtyard garden

T.V.

Beach En-Suite

Separate roll top bathtub

Walk in shower

Vanity basin

W.C.

Sweden Suite

King Size Bed

Garden and forest views

T.V.

Sweden Suite

Large walk in shower

Vanity basin

W.C.

Cowboy Suite

King Size Bed

Garden and forest views

T.V.

Cowboy En-Suite

Separate roll top bathtub

Walk in shower

Vanity basin

W.C.

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THE LOCAL AREA

Set in 45 acres in the Howardian Hills which lie between the North York Moors National Park, the Yorkshire Wolds and the Vale of York. Just a short 20-minute drive from the historic City of York and with easy access to the stunning North Yorkshire coastline just 30 miles away, this is the perfect location for exploring all that North Yorkshire has to offer.

Nearest local attractions
  • York Minster
  • Castle Howard
  • Howardian Hills A.O.N.B.
  • Ampleforth Abbey
  • Ampleforth Golf Club
  • North Yorkshire Moors
Nearest towns/ villages /restaurants
  • Brandsby 1 mile
  • Hovingham 7 miles
  • Ampleforth 6 miles
  • Helmsley 8 miles
  • City of York 17 miles

Nearest Railway Station – York 17 miles

Nearest airport – Leeds Bradford airport 50 miles

Nearest beach – Whitby 40 miles