This two bedroom property set four miles from Masham in the Yorkshire Dales is able to sleep up to six people in a beautiful and sympathetically converted barn. This stone-built detached barn conversion is situated on a working cattle and sheep farm in a peaceful hamlet four miles from Masham. Occupying an elevated position and enjoying views over Leighton Reservoir, this charming property has been renovated to a high standard and provides spacious, well-equipped accommodation for up to six people. With stylish, spacious décor, this two bedroom property offers original charm and character, en-suite facilities and stunning views across t...he reservoir to the moors beyond.
Amenities: Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, wall-mounted TV, DVD, radio/CD player, small library of books/games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed lawned garden with patio area with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 6 miles, pub 4 miles. Please note: This property is situated on a working cattle/sheep farm which has free-roaming hens within grounds.
Region: From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?
Town: Situated in the lower reaches of Wensleydale, the historic market town of Masham is located alongside the River Ure. Set in gently rolling farmland, the town boasts a huge market square – home to both a Wednesday and Saturday market. The local area provides numerous walking opportunities, including a recently reopened 10-mile trail along the Ure, arguably one of the best walks in the country. The town boasts a good range of crafts, galleries, shops, restaurants and pubs as well as the Black Sheep Brewery, which now produces 11 million pints of beer a year. The popular towns of Ripon and Harrogate are an easy drive away and offer multiple services and activities for visitors.Read more
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Left on 12/04/2011 for a stay in September 2011 | DGV
Ample room for all, very comfortable and clean. The veiws were stunning, and every sunset and sunrise brought different colours over the valley. Quiet with some super walks right from the doorstep.
A must visit again type of place. Maybe a little too far away from the village center for some, about a 10 min drive, but suited us down to the ground.
Left on 02/11/2010 for a stay in December 2009 | Andy
We were fortunate that there was a heavy snowfall just before we arrived which added to the beauty of the scenery- we were worried that we would not be able to get up the hill, but the owners gave us the number of a farmer who could help us up the hill with his tractor if needed, and we were very a pleased to arrive to a warm kitchen with a chritmas tree and home made mince pies to welocme us. The home was well equipped and big enough for our family of 5, and remote enough for us to get away from it all. There were plenty of walks from the farm even in the snow and ice A great location to get away for winter; we would like to return in the summer time and sit out on the bench in the evenings on our next visit
Left on 12/21/2009 for a stay in April 2009 | barn dwellers
Real get-away-from-it-all location. A great part of the world, with lots to see and do. Accommodation was very spacious, extremely well-appointed with a lovely range of oak furniture throughout. Comfortable bed, and relaxing leather recliners in the lounge. House was a bit cold at times, and would have benefitted from a woodburner rather than electric fire. Owners very friendly, and happily posted back some items we mistakenly left behind.
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | jcm
Just a brief review. The place was very well appointed and was in good condition, clean and tidy with all the ammenities we could want. The owners were friendly. Loved it. Will probably go again.
tranquil and peaceful barn over looking leighton reservoir
Left on 12/03/2009 for a stay in March 2009 | doktorA
very nice owners, who live to one side of the barn, left us scones and milk and eggs, a loaf of home baked bread on our arrival. Very comfortable barn, extremely quiet, though is a good way from civilisation - masham - which was perfect for us, but may be too isolated for others. March in Yorkshire is as you might expect, chilly, changable, rainy at times, even some snow for a short time. York is not far and worth a visit, Harrogate is lovely, and we spent a delightful time in a country hotel outside Whitby - do go to the Magpie fish restaurant - lovely food and great atmosphere. We really enjoyed our time in North Yorkshire, though we did visit friends making it even more special.
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