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The Mill Loft - Gilling West

Richmond, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Sink into the bubbling hot tub, the perfect addition for your romantic getaway
  • Stroll along to the village and enjoy a meal at the gastro pub
  • Perfect base for exploring The Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors
Property code: 82829

A gorgeous, bijou bolthole, perfect for a romantic retreat set within a large estate with uninterrupted countryside views from your private hot tub.

Make the most of this wonderful estate on the cusp of the Yorkshire Dales from the vantage point of this delightful property that sleeps two in comfort. Studded on the outer fringes of Gilling West, you’ll be within 0.5 miles of the welcoming village pub and a cascade of farm shops selling mouth-watering produce complete with quirky tearooms for cream teas and sandwich platters.

Approach your cosy accommodation to discover a delightful apartment set against a spectacular backdrop of unspoilt countryside. You’ll be faced with a tapestry of fields dotted with trees and sweeping hills in the distance that are ripe for exploring, but your immediate viewpoint is of a tranquil lake bordered by immaculate lawns, shrubs and plenty of inviting spots to throw down a picnic rug. Framed by glass and equipped with a magnificent hot tub and bistro-style furniture, your outside space is the perfect place to unwind at the end of a busy day.

Steps lead up to your charming abode, where you’ll find an open-plan living space that exudes warmth, relaxation and hominess. Prepare locally-sourced ingredients and produce handcrafted by skilled artisans in the kitchen, taking advantage of the simple yet sophisticated workspaces. There is an electric oven and hob, a fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave, and the table provides elegant indoor dining space for a romantic meal a deux.

Return from your adventures to evenings snuggled on the corner sofa. Search for an exciting film on the TV, delve into your welcome pack, or grab a blanket to venture out onto the balcony for some stargazing before bedtime.

Your quarters guarantee a peaceful nights sleep in the sumptuous king-size bed with its luxurious headboard and chic furniture. There is a stand-out en-suite shower room with iridescent tiling that shimmers in the light. The shower cubicle and deep basin are perfect places to wash away the day.

  • 1 king-size bedroom 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  •  Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave
  • Welcome pack provided
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Glass balcony
  • Hot tub
  • Shop 3.5 miles and pub within walking distance

Gilling West is tucked in a splendid rural setting just 3.5 miles from Richmond, a charming market town on the borders of Wensleydale and Swaledale. Richmond boasts an 11th-century castle, fine Georgian architecture, a historic Georgian theatre and a large cobbled market square as some of its many attractions. Stroll into town for a cup of Yorkshire tea at one of the many tea rooms there or pop over for dinner at one of the excellent restaurants.

The River Swale runs through the town and just across the river, less than a mile away are the River Swale waterfalls. You can walk in either direction along the river and deep into the countryside without having to go anywhere near the car. We also recommend exploring the restored former Richmond Railway Station which has lots to entertain young and old including a small cinema, cafe/restaurant, gallery, microbrewery and artisan bakery.

Richmond is also known as The Gateway to the Dales so expect stunning Dales scenery within minutes of leaving the town. The historic village of Easby, home to Easby Abbey is just 4.5 miles away. Set on the banks of the River Swale, the Abbey is the perfect spot for a picnic in the summer months. There are lots of other breathtaking historical sites to explore in the Dales, including the stunning Aysgarth Falls (18.5 miles), which were featured in the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

This is a superb area for walkers and cyclists with many routes from the doorstep or just a short distance away including Alfred Wainwright’s famous Coast to Coast Walk which passes close by.

Barnard Castle (12.5 miles) is a historic market town recently listed as one of the ‘top 10 rural places to live in the UK’.

Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Paul 12th July 2021

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A fantastic place to stay in the small Hamlet of gilling West

Reviewed by Ashleigh 4th July 2021

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The facilities and the cottage itself is very beautiful and finished to a high standard. The beds and sofa were both very comfortable.

Reviewed by Denise 25th June 2021

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Reviewed by J 11th June 2021

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A great place to stay. Spectacular views, luxury accommodation and a brilliant Hot tub. We would definitely recommend it

Reviewed by Ellie 8th June 2021

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Absolutely fantastic! Could not fault a thing. Immaculate cottage set in amazing complex. Cant wait to book again.

Reviewed by Jane 4th June 2021

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Gorgeous loft flat furnished to a very high standard in beautiful surroundings, perfect uninterrupted views of the estate , peaceful and quiet. Hot tub was amazing , exquisitely clean and tidy, all been decorated to a high standard and sympathetic to the the old diary that it wa lovely touches left in tact. Most comfiest bed in the world ! Didn't wRead moreant to leave !! A perfect anniversary weekend spent there in gorgeous surroundings . Couldnt improve on anything !!! Hide

Reviewed by sarah-jane 21st May 2021

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A lovely location.... so relaxing

Reviewed by Graham 9th May 2021

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A lovely weekend break at an outstanding property which set in absolutely beautiful grounds and surroundings. Some lovely walks around the site, a short walk to the lovely village of Gilling West and a short drive to the beautiful market town of Richmond.

Reviewed by Justin 30th April 2021

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An amazing place to relax for a long weekend. Well be back.

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Location

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With a varied landscape of windswept dales, heather-clad moors and dramatic coast, interspersed with picturesque towns and villages, vibrant cities and a rich historical heritage, Yorkshire is rightly considered one of Britain's premier holiday destinations. Known as 'God's Own County', Yorkshire has nearly one-third of England's National Parkland, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and three sections of coastline designated as Heritage Coast.

Offering infinite opportunities for lovers of the great outdoors, the wild expanse of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North and West Yorkshire is a glorious mix of awe-inspiring scenery, imposing castles, characterful Dales' villages and drystone walls. While to the east, the North York Moors National Park offers atmospheric moorland, fragrant pine forests and charming towns tucked away within steep-sloped valleys. Extending all the way to the Yorkshire Coast, you can even experience a traditional day at the seaside at popular resorts including Whitby, Flamborough and Scarborough. It's a beautiful terrain to explore.

A visit to the historical city of York is a must. Renowned for its medieval architecture, the magnificent York Minster and a myriad of museums, independent shops and exceptional eateries, you will not be disappointed. Then there's the chalk landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds, known to have inspired David Hockney. And with a packed calendar of events and festivals each year, including the Malton Food Festival, the Tour de Yorkshire and the Great Yorkshire Show, there's always something exciting to enjoy.

Our holiday cottages in Yorkshire are handpicked to ensure a luxurious and uniquely memorable experience. From dog-friendly cottages in the country to large family houses by the sea and romantic retreats in the city, we have a holiday in Yorkshire to suit everyone.

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