Set on the outskirts of Wensleydale this impressive property offers fantastic holiday accommodation for a family or group looking for a wonderful rural venue for a special celebration or get-together.
Set in a peaceful little village on the cusp of Wensleydale, this spacious and warm family holiday home sleeps up to eight people comfortably and you will love the generous living areas, secluded private garden and gorgeous uninterrupted views of the Yorkshire countryside. With a pub within a 5-minute stroll, this lovely property is the perfect option for family get-togethers and special celebrations.
Approaching this handsome stone-built house, you immediately appreciate that this is a solid and welcoming home. Step inside to discover a generous interior that lends itself perfectly to larger groups. Downstairs, the heart of the home is the beautiful open-plan kitchen and garden-room dining area. Heated flagstone flooring runs all the way through, connecting the space in a pleasing way.
The traditional kitchen offers heaps of work surface and has well-equipped cupboards and a lovely big dresser stocked with everything you'll need to rustle up a hearty family dinner. There's a TV in here with a breakfast bar for perching on with a glass of bubbly. An electric AGA keeps everything toasty (Mary Berry's AGA cookbook is a welcome addition!) with an additional combi microwave/oven and dishwasher provided for your convenience. A separate utility houses the washing machine and dryer.
Dining in the garden room is a real pleasure with views out across the garden and countryside beyond. French windows at the end of the room lead out onto a stone patio in the garden. There is ample room for eight people to dine at the large table, and at the other end of the room, you'll find a cosy snug area complete with candles and board games - perfect for a spot of after-dinner relaxing. There's an iPod Dock and sound system in here so you can dine to your favourite music.
Further internal French doors lead into the spacious sitting room. Boasting an open fire to curl up by and a choice of comfy sofas and easy chairs, mosey in here for a lazy Sunday afternoon watching a movie together. There's a Smart TV with DVD in here if you've brought some of the kid's favourites. Wi-Fi is provided and there's also a piano to tinkle on for some traditional entertainment. If the children need their own space from the adults (or vice-versa), there's an additional games room at the front of the house which comes complete with a TV, DVD, X-box and games, with bean bags to chill on. There's also a handy downstairs shower room and WC off the entrance hall.
All of the bedrooms in the house are upstairs. The spacious master bedroom sits to the front and features a king-size bed and views towards the village. This room also boasts a generous en-suite shower room. The second bedroom is another spacious double room, this time with glorious views out across the garden, paddock and countryside beyond. The third room is a charming twin with two full-size beds, and finally, you'll find the fourth bedroom at the rear of the house; a sweet room with a trundle bed which can be set up to sleep two adults very comfortably. The bathroom is also up here, another large room complete with a bath and shower overhead.
One of the loveliest things about the property is its beautiful mature garden. In addition to a sheltered patio with plenty of garden furniture, you'll also discover a lawned garden with a further mini-terrace at the rear of the garden. This spot is just perfect for that afternoon tipple with its gorgeous views of the paddock and rolling green Yorkshire scenery beyond. A Weber BBQ is available for those balmy summer evenings too and the children will love the tree swing at the back of the garden.
The owners 3 acres of paddock and fields to the rear are available for guests to use, perfect if you need the kids to blow off a bit of steam. You may even have a visit from the owner's friendly horses coming to say hello over the fence! The large garage provides ample secure storage for bikes and there is off-road parking for up to four cars.