The Coach House

Middleham, Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales (Ref. 18757)

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Cottage features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
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The property

A delightful stone-built, semi-detached cottage, situated to the rear of the owner's Georgian guest house, The Priory, in the heart of Middleham and opposite the castle, near Leyburn. This former coach house is steeped in history, with 11th century castle remains still dominating the skyline. Renovated and refurbished to a high standard, this Middleham cottage offers first-class holiday accommodation, with delightful oak beams, a beautiful modern kitchen with range cooker and rustic oak fittings and a spacious master bedroom with an en-suite and French doors leading to a beautiful roof top terrace. The amenities of Middleham are on your doorstep and include excellent old pubs and local eateries as well as a well-stocked general store and the castle next door. Excellent walking can be enjoyed locally by those after a more active break and market towns such as Richmond, Leyburn and Hawes are all within easy reach, perfect for guests who enjoy discovering individual and unique gift shops. This is an excellent Middleham cottage for a family break at any time of year.


Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC with access to roof terrace, 1 x adult bunks, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire and double sofa bed.


Oil central heating with electric fire. Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Parking is free and available in front of The Priory. Shared use of owner's lawned garden with BBQ. Private roof top terrace with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


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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