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The teacher's cottage, which is the main accomodation, also operated as a post office.
The Old York School and Farm House
The Old York School and Farm House
8 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths

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The School House and Teacher's Cottage are nestled in rolling hills and farmland at Burges Siding, 11km from York and 15km from the charming Spencer's Brook.

The historic buildings are built of stone and are situated on one and a half acres which you have to yourself during your stay.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 4
1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 single bed
House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM
Flat path to front door

56 Reviews

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Elizabeth User Profile
July 2016
We loved staying at the Old York School House. It was a perfect place to recover from a long flight - very peaceful and quiet. The house is very thoughtfully decorated in the period style, and it felt like taking a walk back in time. Claire was very helpful and attentive before, …

Hayley User Profile
January 2018
This house is fabulous and I thoroughly recommend anyone to come and stay, especially those with children. Everything we needed was there for us including a cot and highchair for our one year old (so nice to not have to lug those about). The school house was heaps of fun and we s…

Peter User Profile
December 2017
We found Claire's place really suited our needs for a family weekend. Five of us over three generations found the place was just what we needed. Class and elegance combined with comfort.

Sarah User Profile
November 2017
Beautifully restored character cottage and school house (our kids loved this play space). Claire has great taste and has thought of all the essentials. Great place for a family break, or as we did - two families!

Helina User Profile
October 2017
I have to give a special shout-out to Janene, the cleaner. The home was spotless. Beautiful touches. Her communication was fantastic. Felt at home immediately. Thankyou!

Edo User Profile
October 2017
We had an amazing time in Claire’s place and made alot of unforgettable memories with the family. I went there with my parents, my sister, my wife and my little toddler. The house is really the biggest highlight of our York trip. The kitchen was nicely laid out with the dining…

Anlia User Profile
October 2017
We loved the feel of the cottage, beautiful decor, all in keeping of the age of the building. Our stay was very comfortable and easy. A great place to spend some time enjoying nature and the quiet.

Guildford, AustraliaJoined in May 2011
Claire User Profile
I am passionate about historic buildings and feel honoured to be the caretaker of a beautiful stone school house near York. My family and I are keen travellers and spent over a year living in Aix-en-Provence, France with my husband as he competed as a professional triathlete…
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