Downholme near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales - North
Leyburn 4 miles. A delightful 18th century detached farmhouse, with superb country views, in a quiet location just 1 mile from the village of Downholme and 4 miles from Leyburn in the heart of Swaledale. Full of character and charm, this Richmond cottage has an attractive sitting room with a cosy open fire, a delightful snug also with an open fire, a spacious farmhouse-style kitchen, three bedrooms and a wonderful location in the beautiful Swaledale countryside. Ideal for families and groups of friends to get together, the large lawned garden at this Richmond cottage is ideal for a family barbecue and plenty of family fun. The surrounding countryside boasts an array of many lovely walks and this beautiful dale is characterised by the market towns of Richmond, Hawes, Leyburn and Masham, surrounded by lovely undulating hills. There is so much to do at this Richmond cottage, from the walks and cycle trails of the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the quaint villages and market towns. A lovely Richmond cottage whatever the time of year!
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Farmhouse kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire. Snug with open fire.
Oil central heating with open fires in the sitting room and the snug. Electric cooker, microwave, slow cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD player. Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for open fires inc. in rent. Extra fuel for open fires can be purchased locally. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Telephone with honesty box. Off road parking for four cars. Storeroom for bikes, boots etc. Large enclosed lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Due to the Tour de France starting in the area, weeks commencing June 27th and July 4th 2014 charged at £685.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
About the location
Richmond 7 miles.
Dominated by its large market square, which still boasts a lively Friday market, the bustling town of Leyburn is known as the ‘Gateway to Wensleydale’, with beautiful views from its western edge across the Dale. The town has much to offer with its many craft shops, galleries and tea rooms. There are many lovely walks for all abilities in this beautiful area, as well as delightful villages to explore. Also within easy reach are many other attractions, notably the Constable Burton Hall Gardens with extensive parkland and woodland walks, the Forbidden Corner with its underground passages to explore, and of course the lovely Georgian town of Richmond with its fine castle ruins.