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Leyburn 2.5 miles; Richmond 12 miles.
The attractive Wensleydale town of Middleham is renowned for its history and race horses. Much of the history is bound up with its Norman castle, which dates from 1190 and has a castle keep second in size only to the Tower of London. The horses are a great sight as they make their way to the gallops every morning. The pretty market square is partially cobbled and offers a range of shops, pubs and places to eat. The bustling market town of Leyburn is just a short drive away offering a variety of great shops and pubs, or why not take some time to explore The Forbidden Corner, a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers and surprises set amidst 4 acres of grounds, providing a fun day out for all the family? All in all a superb base for exploring Wensleydale and all within easy driving distance of York, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales and Heritage Coast.
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A charming Grade II listed townhouse situated in the heart of Middleham. Sympathetically refurbished to provide warm, cosy accommodation, with a host of enchanting features including exposed beams, four poster bed and inglenook fireplace with cast iron woodburning stove. Enjoy the view over the town square, through which the horses trot regularly on their way to and from the racing stables. Pubs, shops and restaurants are a short stroll away, while destinations such as the bustling market town of Leyburn, the popular Forbidden Corner, the city of York and Yorkshire Coast are all within reach. A great base all year round!
Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x 2nd floor four poster double with en-suite shower cubicle, basin and WC. Additional ground floor shower room with underfloor heating, shower cubicle, basin and WC. Modern fitted kitchen. Compact dining area in stone corridor between kitchen and sitting room. Sitting room with woodburning stove and large window overlooking town square.
Electric radiators with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player. All fuel, power and initial supply of logs for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate provided. Ample free, roadside parking in the village square, almost opposite the cottage. Small sitting out area by the front door. Two well-behaved dogs welcome (second dog at a charge of £15 per week) - dogs not allowed upstairs or on furniture. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pub 1 minute walk.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Foxtor:
The cottage was set in an ideal position for walks around Middleham.
Mr Baverstock, Poole, April 2013
We have been to Foxtor about 4 or 5 times now and love it so much that we tend to stay at least once a year. The accommodation is cosy, it allows us to bring our dog, with plenty of walks on your doorstep.
Mr Graves, Beverley, February 2013
The cottage was located in a really nice spot in the centre of the village - great for watching the horses go by every day and close to a shop, cafe and pubs. There are also great walks nearby and the village is surrounded by other lovely towns and villages, particularly Leyburn.
Mrs Mackay, Johnstone, July 2012
The location of the cottage was perfect to get around the Dales. The race horses trotting by were great. Foxtor was simply wonderful. We hope to return someday.
Mr Wiesner, Arab, March 2012