New York Public Library

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New York Public Library: a unique holiday home for up to 8 guests. 

New York Public Library, offers up to 8 guests the chance to relax in a peaceful yet inspirational environment, enjoying the height of luxury from the comfort of this unique three bedroom self catering Yorkshire holiday home, with a newly renovated stylish annex ideal for a couple looking for some privacy with a large double bed and en-suite or perfect for a large group looking for Yorkshire holiday accommodation in Richmond, North Yorkshire with a difference. 

Designed and built by widely recognised writer, art collector and curator, Greville Worthington, this Yorkshire holiday accommodation close to the historic market town of Richmond was created to be a calming Yorkshire retreat for all of its guests. Greville took inspiration for the Yorkshire holiday home from a Japanese wood burning craft that preserves and enhances the beauty of wood over time, which resulted in the dark wood exterior providing guests with a truly unique setting, unlike any other luxury Yorkshire self catering holiday cottage. 

It’s important to note that this property is not in New York, nor is it a library or even open to the public! The owner, a gentleman of great creative thought, lives nearby in St Paulinus, a deconsecrated former church, part of this property is based on the old public library in York, and that's how the new York public library found it's name.

For, just like its name, this striking holiday home is totally unexpected. 

From all aspects of the property guests can view the ever-changing acres of private park and woodlands which play a major part in the overall experience of New York Public Library and be amongst an outdoor space which is ideal for entertaining or quiet relaxation. Enjoy your own private, jacuzzi style hot-tub, a unique art installation created by architect and designer Amanda Levete, enjoy an outdoor cooking experience at the Patagonia Grill Station, relax at the fire pit while the children can explore the garden tree house with comfy seating and a TV which has Netflix for the kids to keep up to date with their favourite TV shows. 

Sour Beck runs through the field opposite and there are plenty of great picnic sites to be found. It’s a short walk to the bluebell woodland gardens which has a superb collection of rare trees and shrubs including bamboos, magnolias and witch hazels. 

The main entrance to this three bedroom holiday property is via large glass sliding doors, which provide access to the heart of the property; a spacious and impressive living and dining area where guests can indulge with friends and family, or relax whilst taking in the views of the countryside.

Carefully selected interiors and art pieces create an inspiring and eclectic living area, including some well considered Damien Hirst pieces which adorn the walls in the lounge area and in pride of place, a table football machine.

Upstairs is just as impressive, with two double bedrooms each with sliding doors opening on to the South facing sun terrace. The master bedroom has a feature roll bath in the bedroom and a further en-suite. The third bedroom is smaller, suitable for children has two single divan beds. There is also a house bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. 

The additional annex provides a super king size bed and en-suite facilities with private outdoor seating area. 

What's Included

  • Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge and Freezer
  • Kettle, toaster, cafetiere and coffee machine
  • Dishwasher, Washing machine and drier
  • Tea and Coffee, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets and kitchen cloths
  • Welcome hamper including local treats
  • Smart TV, DVD and Sound System
  • Iron and Ironing board
  • Luxury bed linen and towels
  • Miller Harris toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Charcoal BBQ with charcoal provided
  • Pizza Oven
  • Outdoor dining furniture and parasol
  • Private Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Cots and Highchairs can be provided free of charge
  • Z-beds for children under the age of 10 for an additional cost of £25 each
  • Jacuzzi style hot tub
  • Luxury bath robes
  • Private Dining

    Private dining is a wonderful alternative to eating out in a restaurant, making full use of your holiday home and creating an intimate dining experience for guests who would like to take things a little bit easier or celebrate a special occasion. We currently use three different professional chefs who come and prepare, cook and serve a meal of your choice in the privacy and comfort of your holiday home... The service includes providing and cooking the food, setting the table, serving and clearing up after the main course - leaving you free to enjoy the rest of the evening.  All you need to do is have a look at the sample menus and then call us on 01748 850 333 to put your order in.

    Download our sample menu here...

  • Treatments and therapies

    Relax, de-stress and improve your well being with the help of our therapist who can undertake treatments in the comfort of your own holiday home... All you need to do is choose which treatment you want and call us on 01748 850 333  for us to arrange for you.

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  • Photography

    Capture special moments with a professional photography session in the relaxed and picturesque setting of your own holiday home. We can arrange a photo shoot with an expert photographer in the comfort of your own lodge, with the five star interior and surrounding countryside as a beautiful backdrop. Great if you're here to celebrate a special occasion or even if you just want a high quality memento of your stay. Call us on 01748 850 333 for more details or to arrange your special shoot. 

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  • Alfresco Adventures

    Enjoy the great Yorkshire outdoors with a 3 hour group activity with Alfresco Adventures at Ellerton Park in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Book paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, raft building, archery or rock climbing with your group whilst staying with us! 

    Find out more information here... 

  • Flowers

    We can arrange a special delivery of fabulous flowers for all occasions from our award winning local florist; The Flower Studio in Richmond. Pick from a £30, £40 or £50 bunch to brighten up your stay! 

  • Love Science

    Make your holiday go with a bang (and a fizz and a bubble) with our group of experienced club leaders from Love Science who will come to your holiday home and impress any little scientists in your group with a whole host of cool experiments including using electrical launchers to design the perfect paper plane, making amazing colour changing pictures, performing magic tricks, messing around with fizzy acid rainbows and, of course making plenty of slime! 

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  • Guest Information

    Find out useful information about New York Public Library and our personal recommendations of things to do and see in the local area. 

    Read our Guest Handbook here...

  • Loyalty Card

    A loyalty card can be issued to the lead guest after their third visit to any Holiday at Home property, which entitles the bearer to a 10% discount off all subsequent bookings.

    Read our loyalty terms and conditions here...

  • Terms and Conditions

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  • New York Public Library Address

    New York Public Library, Brough Park, Richmond, DL10 7PJ

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    Treat your loved one with a Holiday at Home Gift Voucher to use at any of our luxury Holiday at Home properties across North Yorkshire. £100, £250 or £500 available... Shop online here