Colliers International, is marketing for sale Beech Farm Cottages, a beautifully converted 18th Century farmhouse and buildings, at Wrelton, near Pickering, North Yorkshire, on behalf of long standing owners Rooney & Pat Massara. Colliers International is inviting offers around £1.4 million for the freehold property and business. 

The complex, which is on the market for the first time in 18 years, has eight cottages, a large indoor swimming pool, and paddock with an adventure play area, and has long been recognised as a self- catering business of the highest quality, winning national and regional awards. 

After many enjoyable years at Beech Farm Cottages, the owners are retiring and former Olympic oarsman, Rooney, commented: “We looked far and wide for a suitable business to semi-retire to in the late 1990s and when we came across Beech Farm Cottages we knew it was the one. It’s a lovely characterful property with facilities of the highest quality in a wonderful location. We also appreciated the quiet village, the nearby forests & moors of the National Park and the easy access to Pickering, Malton, Castle Howard, Flamingo Land, Dalby Forest, York and historic Whitby on the east coast. 

“The business has been very strong and over the years we have continued investing in order to maintain the high standards, reflected in our Gold Award from VisitEngland for the ‘exceptional quality of accommodation & customer service 

“Beech Farm Cottages will suit buyers who want to be their own boss, operating a top drawer easily-run business in a beautiful part of the world, concluded Peter Bean, Colliers’ Hotels expert.