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    Bedrooms 3
  • £55 - £85 per room per night

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Paul and Hilary welcome you to Harmony House an AA four star gold B&B in a small rural village 6 miles south of York. We hope you will find us the perfect antidote to city life.

Harmony House overlooks the flower meadow called The Green in the rural village of Stillingfleet  approx 6 miles south of York.  You will find it is easily accessible from all major motorways and is a pleasant 10 minute rural drive to the outskirts or the park and ride at McArthur Glenn 

If you arrive between 3&5pm  a cup of tea will be waiting after your journey.  If you prefer not to venture out again in the evening we can offer an evening meal, supper or snack if booked in advance.  You can also invite friends or family to join you for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Within a few miles of Harmony House there is an exceptional selection of pubs and restaurants.

All our rooms are ensuite and tastefully themed.  You will find in each room a hospitality tray with homemade biscuits, snacks and a variety of hot drinks and a fridge with complimentary cold drinks and fresh milk.    BT inifinity is available throughout the house and is free to use. 

Our food is homemade and sourced from local suppliers. Castle Howard or our local butcher provide our meat and the eggs  from a nearby farm. A lighter alternative is always available from omeletter to eggs Benedict or smoked haddock. Our  comfortable guest lounge has a log fire in the winter and in the summer you can sit on the patio overlooking the wildflower meadow and hopefully catch a glimpse of the barn owl.

Harmony House is a short drive to the historic City of York where you can visit the museums, be astounded by York Minster or walk around the Roman Walls. Sit in the Museum gardens or take a trip on the river to see the Archbishops palace

Dating back to the 17C Harmony House  was formerly agricultural cottages and house and owned by the local estate of  The Prestons at Moreby Hall.  In its day it has housed the local reading room, sunday school, post office and stabled carriages whilst the occupiers were at Church.    It has now been sympathetically modernised to modern day comforts whilst retaining many original characteristics.

 In the village you can explore the pathways around the Green and to the river or visit the Norman Church which is steeped in history.  For any gardeners Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens in the village is a 'quintessentially English garden' open to the public on certain days. 

Harmony House is ideally placed between York and Selby and the villages of Escrick, Riccall Cawood and Naburn are all within a 3 mile radius  Conveniently situated south of York  it has easy access to York University, Fulford, York racecourse. Selby Abbey, Elvington Airfield

Children  cannot be accommodated in the house but there is a self-catering annex which is ideal as a family room for which we provide a continental breakfast hamper. It can also be a self-catering unit for 2 persons. Perfect for both holiday makers and business visitors alike.

Hilary was trained at the Cordon Bleu school of cookery and Harmony House hosts 'Simply cooking in harmony',  a small cookery school in its 10th year where you can enjoy cookery activity days as a group of friends or families. Paul after a lifetime in the automotive industry enjoys restoring classic cars  and bikes and has a hobby of cross country landrover trialling.

 

Available Extras

  • Evening supper

    two course supper main course and dessert available Monday to Thursday including coffee. You are welcome to bring your own wine. Weekend meals are subject to availability for four people and over.

  • Three Course evening meal with coffee

    Home cooked 3 course evening meal. Monday to Friday. Weekends may be arranged if over 4 persons

  • Evening snacks soup or sandwiches

    a selection of sandwiches paninis or homemade soup are available on request. If you prefer to stay in and relax after a day sightseeing or working

  • 4 hour cookery workshop for 4 persons weekdays

    Enjoy a family or friends fun baking, patisserie bread making or pasta making workshop. Take home your goodies or upgrade to eat them here as an afternoon tea.for £10 per person This is available weekdays only. Weekedn and additional prices are on the website at Harmony housecookeryschool. upgrade to meals in minutes, curries and Chinese or fish or novice cooks and eat here or take away

  • Afternoon tea for 4

    Come and join us for an afternoon tea with sandwiches, homemade scones and cakes served to you with Yorkshire Tea either in our dining room or conservatory

Ratings

  • AA Guest Accom 4 Star Gold
  • B&B Enjoy England 4 Star
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National Rating
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4 * rating
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    Double En-Suite 

    King ensuite
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    Sleeps 2
  • £80 - £85 per room per night

 A bright and airy room with king size bed  overlooking the Green

there is a sofa in the bay window to relax and watch the birds on the Green.

this bedroom  has a walk in wardrobe  and an ensuite with power shower and shaving socket in the cabinet

there is a mini fridge with  cold drinks and fresh milk  and copious amounts of black teas, fruit teas, coffees and chocolate , homemade biscuits  or cakes 

There is a flat screen TV , iPod docking station and free WIFI.

 

 

 

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    Other En-Suite 

    twin or king ensuite
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    Sleeps 2
  • £75 - £80 per room per night

 A  superking or twin  room in the rear of the property with characteristic  beams and sloping ceilings  and ensuite shower room and sofa

There is a mini fridge with cold drinks and fresh milk. hot drinks with homemade biscuits and snacks  

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    Double En-Suite 

    Double ensuite bath...
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    Sleeps 2
  • £70 - £80 per room per night
  • Lilac

This  is an ideal room for single occupancy if you prefer a double bed. We offer a 4 night stay special offer for those on long term contracts  A cosy room overlooking the Green with double bed and Egyptian cotton sheets. TV  mini fridge with cold drinks and fresh milk.  A variety of hot drinks homemade cake or biscuits.  

Step down to the bathroom which has a roll top bath and separate walk in shower   White company toiletries and fluffy towels are provided . 

Single use of this room has a reduction of £15 per night

  

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Additional Directions Information

Take the A19 south from York following the signposts for Selby. After passing through Escrick, take the right turn signposted to Stillingfleet.

At the Cross Keys Pub in Stillingfleet, turn right down the hill and over the bridge signposted to York. At the end of the bridge and opposite the Church turn left into The Green. Harmony House is situated 2nd on the right, with ample parking to the front.

In keeping with the village we have only a slate Harmony House sign to the left of the steps at the front of the house. There are no 'Guest House', 'AA'' or neon signs outside. There is a picket fence, a very old holly tree and a white old fashioned gas lamp in the front garden
Please do not drive up the public footpath to the side of the house.

Stillingfleet can also be accessed via the B1222 through Naburn or Cawood. In both these cases turn on to the green opposite the Church lytch gate.

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Harmony House Special Offers

  • image Afternoon tea for free

     Stay for two nights in our twin or double room for £140 or in our king or annex £150. Or three nights for an extra £65   Enjoy complimentary afternoon tea with sandwiches scones and cake by the fire. You can also book an evening meal from £16 for 2 courses.  Your stay must be between monday night and friday morning and arrive between 3 and 5pm.  Friday to sunday are not included in the offer.    Please quote farm jan 17 in the special requests when booking to receive your upgraded afternoon tea  

    Offer expires 19 January 2017, terms & conditions may apply.
  • image Dinner b&b £99

     

    Stay  2 nights midweek in our double or twin room  and enjoy a main course and dessert for £99 per night. You can upgrade your menu or to a three course meal for ax extra charge 

    Your meal will be served at a time to suit between 6.30 & 7.30 pm   and will include coffee or tea in the lounge afterwards.  We are not licensed so cannot offer wine but you are welcome to bring your own.   please quote farm2 meal.  

    This offer is for stays arriving Monday to Wednesday. It is  not available Friday to Sunday nights and you must stay a minimum of 2 nights 

    Offer expires 22 January 2017, terms & conditions may apply.