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Hodgson's Barn

Fourstones near Bentham, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 945856)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Williamson
    May 2017
    “Excellent cottage, good size for 4 ...”
    Excellent cottage, good size for 4 people, beautiful setting and marvellous views!

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This delightful stone-built, semi-detached barn conversion stands close to Burnmoor and the Great Stone of Fourstones, just one and a half miles from the Dales town of Bentham.

The cottage is in a beautiful secluded location with views of rolling countryside and Ingleborough, one of the Yorkshire Dales famous Three Peaks, and provides a holiday home for those seeking the opportunity to get away from it all and enjoy a relaxing break with family and friends.

The cottage has the benefit of an upside down layout, with the open plan living space on the first floor which makes the most of the superb views.

The room provides an excellent space to cook and dine together, enjoy a film or play games in front of the woodburning stove.

Downstairs you will find two charming bedrooms, one with a king-size double bed and a twin room, with a family bathroom.

Outside a table and chairs are provided, ideal for alfresco dining and taking in the country air.

Nearby Bentham boasts a range of amenities including a good variety of shops and a selection of pubs and restaurants serving fine beers and good food.

The famous Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent are close by, whilst the largely undiscovered Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretches away to the south and offers a wide range of unspoilt landscapes and visitor facilities.

The market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal are all within easy driving distance.

This cottage makes for a superb holiday base for those seeking a country retreat amidst beautiful surroundings.

Accommodation

Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and railway station 1.5 miles.

About the location

FOURSTONES

Settle 12 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 12 miles.

Beautifully situated in the Forest of Bowland, Fourstones sits on the edge of Burnmoor, high above the traditional Yorkshire market town of Bentham, with the Great Stone of Fourstones standing on the boundary where Lancashire meets Yorkshire. This large boulder is a relic of the Ice Age and has become a distinctive feature of the landscape, which also includes spectacular views over the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. To the north lies the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the famous Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent, while the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretches away to the south and offers unspoilt landscapes and a range of visitor facilities. The area boasts limestone pavements, scars, caves and open moors with wonderful cycle tracks and walks. Nearby Bentham has a range of pubs and restaurants serving fine beers and good food, as well as a variety of shops and a Post Office. This peaceful area is nicely off the beaten track, yet the market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal are all within easy driving distance.

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