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Willow House

Richmond, North Yorkshire
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Four Poster
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A large but cosy holiday home set in a delightful Yorkshire hamlet
  • Perfect for family get-togethers and celebrations
  • Ideal for exploring the Yorkshire Dales
  • Within easy reach of Nidderdale and the North Pennines
  • Visit the historic town of Richmond
  • Relax at the end of the day in the electric hot tub
Property code: G0178

This magnificent, stylish and spacious holiday home offers fantastic accommodation for a large family or a group of friends looking for a tranquil base for enjoying the North Yorkshire countryside.

Welcome to this quite magnificent six-bedroom and five-bathroom large luxury holiday home tucked away in a picture-postcard Yorkshire Dales village. With its handsome double-fronted exterior, generously proportioned bedrooms and hot tub to enjoy, this property is just perfect for those magical family celebrations and special get-togethers.

 

Set over 3 elegant floors, the stunning Georgian facade of this holiday home gives way to a contemporary and comfortable home. Downstairs you'll find a large sitting room where peacock blue sofas gather around a roaring open fire. The house is extremely well equipped with underfloor heating as well as the latest technology including an LCD TV, a DVD Player and Wi-Fi, but who wants to be online when you have this gorgeous place to enjoy!

 

The sitting rooms leads through to a fabulous open-plan kitchen/dining room with original Yorkshire flagstone floors & upcycled church pews. The perfect spot for those laughter-filled family breakfasts each morning, or a few glasses of bubbly later on! The contemporary kitchen boasts a sleek black granite work-top, glossy white units, a dishwasher and an AGA to keep everyone warm and toasty. The cupboards are well stocked with everything you need to rustle up a family-sized dinner, and the open aspect allows you to enjoy a little company while you do so. Attached to the kitchen is a fabulous orangery providing a further formal dining space. Watch the stars twinkle above you as you settle down to a candlelit dinner stretching long into the night.

 

All six of the generous bedrooms in Willow House enjoy views over the village and each has been individually styled with feature beds. The first bedroom is on ground level; a double room with an en-suite wet room, ideally suited to anyone with reduced mobility. Bedrooms two, three and four are on the first floor, all doubles, with two and three sharing a family bathroom and bedroom four enjoying another en-suite wet room. The top floor of the house is home to bedrooms five and six - two fabulous master bedrooms with luxurious open-plan bathrooms featuring either a free standing bath or a large walk-in shower.

 

Back downstairs, throw open the double patio doors and step into the beautiful enclosed gardens. There's a sheltered patio area available for al fresco dining and to your right, the wonderful hot tub is just waiting to be enjoyed. Take a dip under the moonlight and catch up with those you haven't seen for far too long.

 

This property is a truly unique and luxurious large holiday home with every modern comfort thrown in. Its central village location and gorgeous interiors make it one of Yorkshire's most sought-after properties, so why not make it your choice for that next big get-together?

Please note there is a refundable £200 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 6 double bedrooms, 1 with open-plan shower room, 1 with open-plan bathroom
  • 2 en-suite wet rooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • AGA style oven, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD, MP3
  • Garden with BBQ
  • Electric Hot tub
  • Ample off-road parking for up to 4 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no dogs
  • Underfloor heating
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Pub within a few metres, shop 3 miles away
  • Richmond 3 miles
  • £200 security deposit

The property has a beautiful village location on the cusp of the Yorkshire Dales and is an ideal basecamp from which to strike out and discover some unique Yorkshire locations, including Reeth (15 miles) and the stunning landscapes of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale. It’s also well placed for a day trip to the Lakes if you want to explore this beautiful area.

The property is set in the heart of a very pretty village in the Yorkshire Dales. There's a great dining pub under half a mile from the house and if you're a bit of a foodie. there are several more excellent dining pubs in the area as well as an award-winning deli, tea room and farm shop. It's also the perfect location if you enjoy walking. There are lots of beautiful walks from the doorstep and in fact, it’s well-known as a great starting point for walking - seasoned walkers come from miles around to set off from the village.

This stunning large luxury cottage is just a few miles away from Richmond (4 miles), a historic market town with much to offer the discerning holidaymaker. Explore the cobbled market square or head up towards Richmond Castle for a slice of Yorkshire history. Just a short drive through Richmond takes you into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales proper. Head up towards Reeth and on towards Hawes in Wensleydale (27 miles) for a true taste of this magnificent countryside.

North of the property is the charming town of Barnard Castle (15 miles), a pretty little place with a host of shops, cafes and pubs to explore. The excellent Bowes Museum is here and is well worth a visit. And as the name would suggest there's a historic castle to explore too.

Further south, you'll find the pretty market town of Northallerton (22 miles) where handsome Georgian houses line the long main street. The wonderful Betty's Tearooms is here as is a fantastic local deli, Lewis & Cooper's Food Emporium and of course the quintessentially Yorkshire department store of Barkers. If you feel like a spot of pampering, there's also a fantastic spa in the area.

Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Paula 11th December 2020

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The cottage was absolutely stunning. All the rooms were modern and decorated and furnished to a high standard. It was extremely well equipped and there was nothing we could want for. The location was lovely and central for visiting nearby attractions. The hot tub was a huge bonus and was great for sitting in in the evening even in the rain! Would hRead moreighly recommend if you are looking for beautiful accommodation in North Yorkshire Hide

Reviewed by Simon 18th October 2020

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Super property in a lovely location.

Reviewed by Sarah 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Julie 19th September 2020

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Fabulous house in a perfect setting. The house is decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard and is very comfortable. There is plentiful equipment for large groups. The hot tub was a definite bonus, lovely to sit in on a warm evening as the sun went down! Gilling West is ideally located to visit the villages and towns of North Yorkshire.Read more The village itself has two pubs that are a few steps from the house, we can't recommend the food at The White Swan highly enough. Hide

Reviewed by Heather 28th August 2020

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This is a beautiful house in a gorgeous little village. The decor is lovely. The house has all the amenities you could wish for. All bedrooms and bathrooms are of an equally high standard. The hot tub was a definite hit with our family. There is a bedroom on the ground floor that is perfect if anyone struggling with stairs. The orangery is a beautiRead moreful room and plenty big enough for a large family to eat in together. Milk and coffee were in the fridge on arrival which was a really nice touch. Hide

Reviewed by Duncan 14th August 2020

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Reviewed by Ann 24th July 2020

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A lovely place to stay with really comfortable beds. Orangery is a lovely room and can comfortably sit all 10 guests. Lovely village perfectly placed to explore local area. Great pub across the road (The Swan) and lovely beer garden at The Angel. Our group was aged from 18 to 73 - and there was plenty to keep us all happy.

Reviewed by Mt 17th July 2020

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We had a wonderful holiday in this fine house. The facilities were excellent. We loved the decor, the hot tub & the very well kept garden in such a beautiful village setting.

Reviewed by Colin 10th July 2020

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Fine house, very comfortable beds and rooms. Good facilities for the rooms. Very comfortable lounge area, though the settees are showing some signs of age now. TV needs to be boosted so that BBC network is available, not one BBC tv service was available due to poor/no signal.

Reviewed by Christopher 24th January 2020

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Overall, a lovely weekend ,very comfortable & warm.

Reviewed by Susan 10th January 2020

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We all had a fabulous time in Willow House together. We would definitely return. The pub/restaurant across the road was a bonus. Thank you

Reviewed by Ben 25th October 2019

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Lovely village location - and White Swan pub over the road is lovely- food there great and the service too. Beds all comfy!

Reviewed by Claire 4th October 2019

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Would recommend if the two issues were dealt with

Reviewed by Sharon 30th August 2019

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Good location

Reviewed by Sarah 8th July 2019

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Reviewed by Andrew 14th June 2019

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Great property in a perfect location. Good sized bedroom with nice wet room showers. Dishwasher broke but was immediately fixed so thank you. Only gripes were: (1) on arrival crockery in the orangery room was dirty and (2) the property is advertised with seasoned Kiln Dried logs for the hot tub. As a tree surgeon they were not kiln dried as they haRead mored only just been cut so it was a nightmare trying to stoke up the small boiler for the hot tub. Hide

Reviewed by Cathryn 10th May 2019

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Reviewed by Louise 19th April 2019

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Stunning house, decorated to a very high standard and very well equipped. In particular the beds are extremely comfortable, bathrooms large and impressive and ample storage space. The village itself is very pretty with lovely walks from the front door and an excellent pub (White Swan). Our hosts were very helpful and welcoming - recommending local Read morepubs and walks, stocking the wood-fired hot tub and delivering a freshly cleaned barbecue as it was a sunny weekend Hide

Reviewed by Chloe 6th March 2019

A lovely stay however the showers were not great in some of the bedrooms especially the downstairs wet room, the floor was flooded when we showered in there. Also the top floor shower left side playing up.Under floor heating not working correctly either but that wasnt a big issue as the house was warm.We used the hot tub lots and found this absolutRead moreely fine to light and keep lit we have no issues with this at all.Thanks for a lovely stay. Hide

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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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