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The Dovecote Barns

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5 star luxury eco self-catering 18th-century barn conversions. Sleeps 2-12 in three barns (sleeping 6/4/2). Group dining for up to 12. 6 luxury en-suite bedrooms, all with either shower wet room or bath/shower. Renewable technologies used. Sumptuously furnished with every mod con. Public transport to York. Approx 20 minutes by car to city centre. Ideal for groups, whether couples, families, or friends getting together.
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Leeds-Bradford Airport36 km
Doncaster Sheffield Airport41 km
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Reviewed yesterday

We recently stayed in The Haybarn but booked all the cottages for a family celebration. Anyone staying here will not be disappointed, they are superbly appointed, spotlessly clean with top quality fixtures and fittings and each barn is superbly decorated. This really is home from...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 14RPR
Response from Brigita B, Owner at The Dovecote BarnsResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are delighted your family celebration was perfect and that the barns helped towards making the occasion a great success. We look forward to welcoming you back again to Kelfield!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely collection of luxury private residences in a rural setting near to York. None overlook the other, so also very private. Everything we’d have wanted and more. Perfect for small or large groups. Lots of attention to detail. Thanks for making us welcome.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 78marki
Response from Brigita B, Owner at The Dovecote BarnsResponded 3 weeks ago

You are most welcome Mark, thank you for your lovely review and delighted you had a great break and felt there was nothing more you could have wanted! Look forward to seeing you back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic weekend at The Haybarn and the Irishman’s cottage for a family celebration. The cottages were spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped. We were given a warm welcome by Brigita who went out of her way to make sure we had a great time providing...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Brigita B, Owner at The Dovecote BarnsResponded 3 weeks ago

Delighted you and the family had a wonderful birthday celebration weekend and thank you to all of you for leaving the barns spotlessly clean also! It was a pleasure to meet you all and we look forward to seeing you back this way again someday...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the weekend here in all 3 cottages for a hen weekend and we had the most amazing time. The cottages are beautifully decorated and clearly looked after with pride. There was an abundance of cutlery , plates and glasses etc which is brilliant when...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sandra B
Response from Brigita B, Owner at The Dovecote BarnsResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Sandra for your review, we are delighted you had an amazing weekend and what fun to find a band of bagpipers outside your door on a morning! Definitely original! We look forward to welcoming some or all of you back again to The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a break at short notice in September (apologies for late review). It was wonderful. The cottage had everything we needed and more. A lovely welcome basket on arrival with fresh bread, fresh eggs, butter and milk and everything you needed for breakfast. A...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank malcieboy
Response from Brigita B, Owner at The Dovecote BarnsResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are thrilled you found the cottage wonderful and that it supplied you with everything you needed and more. We look forward to seeing you again to unwind and enjoy another peaceful break with us at the...More

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"Going to York stay here"
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"Cosy, peaceful and wheelchair accessible"
29 Jul. 2018
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"This is not a hotel but great self catering accommodation."
25 Jul. 2018
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"The Irishman’s Cottage is perfect for couples, and a baby. It’s a peaceful location."
21 Jul. 2018
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