Shirehorse Castle

From $15,415 / week

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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • House

In 2008, Shirehorse Castle was voted ‘Britain’s Best Home’ in a Channel Five series. This Grade II home, which looks like a Norman castle, started life in the early 19th century as a farmhouse and barn that were converted into a castle by the Shaw family in about 1860. The original owners never even lived there. They simply wanted to create a romantic castle in their view, something they could see from their own large house.

The castle boasts battlements, towers with arrow slit windows and arch headed windows. The buildings were bought and partially modernised in 1964, before being sold in 2002 to the current owners who have creat...Read more


Shirehorse Castle
Elland, Yorkshire, England

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Local Attractions
- International Airport, Manchester, 45 miles
- Local Airport, Leeds Bradford, 16 miles
- Railway Station, Huddersfield/Halifax, 5 miles/3 miles
- Shopping Centres, Leeds/Manchester/Huddersfield, 20/25/3 miles
- Eureka museum/Lightwater Valley/Tropical World, 4 miles/45 miles/20 miles
- Golf Courses, Bradley Hall, 0.5 miles
- Tennis Club, Queens, 3 miles
- Racecourse, York/Wetherby, 46 miles/25 miles
- Stately Homes, Harewood House/Ripley Castle/Chatsworth, 28 miles/47 miles
- Pub/Bar, The Rock Inn, 1 mile
- Restaurant, 1885 The Restaurant, 1 mile
- Supermarket, Co-operative Supermarket/Tesco/Ocado, 2 miles/5 miles/online
- Football Stadiums, Leeds Utd/Manchester, 20 miles/25 miles
- Concerts/Arenas, Manchester MEN/Sheffield/Leeds, 25 miles/30 miles/20 miles
- Cricket Grounds, Headingley/Old Trafford, 22 miles/25 miles


Last updated on August 04, 2014
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  • Fireplace
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Heated Pool
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Pet friendly - yes
  • Smoking allowed - ask
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - ask

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