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The Beeches
Edgar House - sociable light and airy drawing room with open fire
The Drawing Room
The Main Hallway
Plenty of outdoor space
Lots of outdoor seating on the back terrace off the kitchen
Plenty of outdoor space
The Billiard Room with superking, day bed and trundle
The Billiard Room sleeps 4 with en-suite bathroom
En-suite bathroom to The Billiard Room
The Servants Quarters with superking and daybed
The Servants Quarters sleeps 3
The Apple Store with double bed and single
The Apple Store sleeps 3
The Blue Room with en-suite shower room sleeps 2
The Far Bathroom family bathroom
The Ivory Tower with king bed and small double sleeps 3
Edgar House - sociable light and airy drawing room with open fire
The Drawing Room
The Main Hallway
Plenty of outdoor space

The Beeches, Driffield, Yorkshire

Sleeps 2 - 17 7 Bedrooms 16 Dining

Beautiful period house sleeping 17 with a hot tub, perfect for big family get togethers and special weekends in Yorkshire

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Beeches, Driffield, Yorkshire, sleeps 2 - 17 in 7 bedrooms.

The Beeches is an impressive Grade II listed house sleeping up to 19, ideal as a multi generation venue for celebrating milestones as well as simply getting together with friends and family. (Groups of singles by request max 15).

Situated 20 minutes from the Yorkshire Coast and 45 minutes drive from historic York. Within 45 minutes drive are lots for the family to do like Flamingo Land in Scarborough,The Deep in Hull, Dalby Forest to mention just a few or beautiful historic houses like Castle Howard, Sledmere and Burton Agnes Hall. Surrounded by countryside so lots of country walks and the nearby Cliffs at Bempton to see puffins, kittiwakes and gannets.

With 7 bedrooms each sleeping at least 2 people and some of the rooms have days beds, some with trundle beds underneath, taking the total capacity up to a maximum of 19 people in family groups. Two of these have zip and link beds so can be used as large super kings or twins. Two of the bedrooms have en suites and there are a further two family bathrooms plus a downstairs cloakroom.

There are 3 receptions with the largest being the drawing room with 3 sofas, TV and open log fire. Whilst this is a large room, it is also really cosy, especially with the log fire burning There is another sitting room on the ground floor with 2 sofas and TV, and up the main stairs on the second floor overlooking the front lawn a further seating area with 3 sofas. There are plenty of board games for all ages dotted around these rooms.

The hub of the house is the kitchen which is well equipped for catering for large family groups and the dining area seats up to 16 comfortably at the main table. Doors lead from here out onto the terrace which is perfect for catching the afternoon and evening sun and the perfect place for a barbecue, or relaxing in the hot tub.

Originating in the 1830's, The Beeches is half of a larger house which was extended in the 1870's by the renowned architect Temple Moore to house the Vicar of Driffield and his family. The long drive has ample parking for everyone and surrounds the vast lawn in front of the house which is dominated by a 200 year old sycamore tree.



WiFi and good mobile reception for most networks.


Due to the number of different levels and steps the house is not suitable for guests with mobility difficulties.

Dog Friendly

Dogs will be considered, please ask, but not allowed upstairs or on furniture and only with clean feet in the drawing room.


Plenty of crockery and cutlery, a Rangemaster Stove with 2 ovens and 6 hobs, an American style fridge freezer, small fridge, microwave and dishwasher.

Dining Room

In the same room as the kitchen, the main table seats 16 comfortably.

Sitting Room

Drawing room with 3 sofas, large open log fire, TV, Blu Ray player. Sitting room with living flame gas fire, 2 sofas, TV. 3rd seating area upstairs.

TV and Music Facilities

TVs with Sky Q in the kitchen, drawing room and sitting room.

Games Room

There is no games room.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout, underfloor in kitchen, bathrooms, and sitting room. Log fire in drawing room, living flame gas fire in the sitting room.


1) Twin, 2) Zip/link plus day bed with trundle 3) zip and link and single, 4) Double and single, 5) King, 6) King and single, 7) double. (2 en suites)


All bed linen and bath and hand towels provided. Please bring your own towels for use with the hot tub.


1 full en suite with bath and shower, 1 en suite with shower, 1 family bath with bath and shower and 1 family bath with bath and shower over.

Children's Facilities

Large garden and smaller fully enclosed garden, climbing frame with slide and swings. Board games. 2 x high chairs and 2 x travel cots.


Large garden with 3 seating areas with plenty of outdoor seating. Gas and charcoal barbecue and hot tub.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


The drive is suitable for numerous cars and the house is secure behind electric gates and there are security cameras.


Strictly no smoking anywhere inside the house.

Booking Information

Arrivals from 3.00pm, departures 11.00am.
Good Housekeeping bond £300. To secure a reservation we require 30% deposit payable by bank transfer or PayPal with the balance & Good Housekeeping bond payable 4 weeks prior to arrival. Reservations within 6 weeks are payable in full on booking.

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The Beeches

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On the edge of the Wolds market town of Driffield, 45 minutes drive from York, 20 mins drive to the East Coast. Close to many historical houses and lots of family activities, great walks and cycling.

  • Driffield bus stop 5 minute walk with buses to York, Bridlington, Beverley, Hull.
  • Driffield Station 5 minute walk - connects one way through Beverley to Hull and in the other direction to Scarborough via Bridlington.
  • Driffield, Wolds market town within 10 minute walk, train station, restaurants, pubs, shops and weekly Thursday market.
  • In Driffield, 5 minutes drive and within 10 minute walk Tesco, Lidl, Iceland, local shops.
  • In Driffield the main street has pubs, restaurants and cafes.
  • Humberside 1 hour, Leeds Bradford, 1hr 30 minutes, Manchester 2 hours.

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