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The Folktale House

  • 12 guests

  • 6 bedrooms

  • 3 bathrooms

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This stunning Grade II listed Georgian manor house is situated within a private twenty-seven acre estate surrounded by five acres of historic formal gardens. It features opulent interiors and offers luxurious holiday accommodation for up to 14 adults plus children. The property has five elegant bedrooms, a child's room, and the option of using a secluded yurt or a separate all-weather lodge for additional accommodation. The main entrance hall boasts high ceilings and beautiful features, including an impressive crystal chandelier. The ground floor consists of multiple reception rooms, a large dining table, and a beautiful country kitchen fully equipped with all necessary appliances. Additionally, there is a gym room, BBQ, and tennis courts available for use. The property also welcomes pets and even has stables and paddocks for horses. The surrounding area offers plenty of options for shopping, theaters, and restaurants in nearby cities such as York, Lincoln, and Beverley.

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About this stay


Tennis court

Outdoor seating



Parking available

Washing machine

Bedrooms & bathrooms

6 bedrooms, 7 beds

3 bathrooms

Local guide

About South Yorkshire

Once a hive of industry, South Yorkshire’s red-brick cities of Sheffield and Doncaster have been going through something of a Rennaissance of late. Warehouses and turbine halls that once held machinery for the textile and steel industries are becoming open art spaces brimming with modern works and chi-chi bars selling locally distilled gins and craft beer. Between the cities, there’s a wealth of family activities in South Yorkshire, with the...

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Explore Humber Bridge Country Park

Explore Humber Bridge Country Park

Discover the stunning views of the Humber Bridge, enjoy walking trails with sculptures, and spot birds at the bird-feeding station in this refurbished, dog-friendly nature reserve.

27 min

Get around



41 min

Nottingham City

1 hr 47 min

Leeds Bradford

1 hr 41 min

Train station


48 min

Bus stop


11 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

15 min


12 min


16 min

Points of interest


Hornsea Beach

1 hr 9 min

Booking policies

House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Not suitable for infants under age 1

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00


No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until



    Cancel at least 14 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 14 days away.


This home is managed by Richard

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Richard and his knowledgeable team provide lovely, handpicked homes and excellent service for guests. With a strong focus on quality and friendly customer service, your finest holiday starts with them – and trust us, you'll be in good hands.

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