This gorgeous stone barn provides the perfect base for families and groups of friends to explore the picturesque countryside of the Yorkshire Dales.
Take a look at this impressive property set at the heart of a tranquil Yorkshire Dales village and start planning an unforgettable stay for your party of six. Ideal for couples, families and friends reacquainted, your accommodation is effortlessly stylish yet completely comfortable for burrowing under a blanket with a mug of hot cocoa clasped in your palms. By day, your surroundings are your playground with miles of glorious countryside to peruse and pretty towns and villages to discover.
The attractive exterior gives way to an impressive entrance hall where you can cast aside your muddy boots after your day’s adventures. Bright and spacious with subtle lighting, timber beams and heaps of personality, the open-plan lounge/diner is a hub of activity on cosy afternoons. Dived by an exposed stone wall with a TV embedded at its centre, the overall effect is an eclectic blend of contemporary convenience and period charm, as also demonstrated by the attractive combination of artistic furniture, elegant lighting and parquet flooring. Uncork a bottle of wine and snuggle up to watch your favourite films, dipping into a bowl of buttery popcorn, or take up residence at the vast dining table for card games and chatter. You’ll have ample seating for eight to linger over candlelit meals, savouring every mouthful.
The kitchen is undeniably chic with its high ceilings, stylish cabinetry and a marvellous array of appliances including an electric double oven, induction hob, microwave, wine fridge, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. Craft your hand-selected items purchased from the nearby towns and villages into delicious meals fit for a feast, perching at the breakfast bar to relax whilst they cook, perhaps even delving into your welcome pack to sample some of the goodies and whet your appetite. Another exposed stone wall makes this exclusive room feel as serene as an art gallery, so it is the perfect spot for creating culinary masterpieces. Alternatively, slip through the back door and sizzle up a storm using the BBQ, settling down to dine alfresco on the balmiest of summer evenings.
The patio garden has tiling underfoot and is bordered by potted plants, all partially enclosed by a short stone wall and a small sweep of shrubbery. The gravelled area beyond offers off-road parking for two cars, and you’ll also discover bike racks for up to six bicycles. In terms of practicality, the utility room is just off from the kitchen and is equipped with a washer/dryer.
A glass-framed stairwell leads upstairs to the three bedrooms on the first floor, all of which boast the comfiest of double beds, beautiful beamed ceilings and soft lighting. Two of the bedrooms have dramatically sloped ceilings, so be sure to mind your head as you retire for the night! You’ll also have the added bonus of a private en-suite shower room in one of the bedrooms, an utter treat for invigorating showers to start the day. Completing this former barn is a lavish bathroom with unusual fixtures of fittings such as a curved bath and a separate shower cubicle complete with interestingly shaped faucets.