A wonderful, three-storey, semi-detached barn conversion dating back to 1871, set in the wonderful wilds of the Langstrothdale Fells.
This cottage has been awarded a gold star by the Green Tourism Business and offers complete, peace and tranquillity and a great opportunity to completely relax, unwind and get away from it all yet is within a few miles of the traditional market town of Hawes.
Sympathetically converted, the cottage is one of our premier cottages in the Yorkshire Dales area and provides luxurious accommodation in a location offering wonderful opportunities to do something a little bit out of the ordinary in this wonderful wildlife haven.
The accommodation is set over three floors with many original and quirky features.
Hay Mew is open plan with views over fells, woodland and ancient hay meadows with huge beams, exposed stonework and lovely comfy furnishings.
Boasting a biomass heating system and solar panels, the accommodation is accessed from the ground floor lobby area Yorkshire flagstone flooring, hand washing, and coats and boots storage area.
Stone steps lead up to the first floor living area, a spacious light filled room facing south-west with extensive views over the Fell and woodland.
The sitting area has a large woodburner and the well-equipped kitchen, with exposed ceiling beams, is accessed via a few steps.
A lovely twin bedroom adjoins the sitting room and boasts a modern en-suite bathroom, all adding further luxury to this outstanding holiday home.
The master bedroom is on the second floor also with an en-suite, exposed beams, and a large window with views up the Dale; it comes complete with a king-size double bed, feather and down filled duvets and pillows with soft, fluffy white towels.
This wonderful cottage provides a perfect rural retreat for those wishing to get away from it all and enjoy a break in the very heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
With marked walking and biking trails on the doorstep, from one mile to twelve miles, this is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.
The attached field centre is well-equipped with a telescope, binoculars, WiFi and a selection of books, making this a great place for spending time together.
Wildlife observation hides with feeding stations and portable canvas bird hides are available to hire and provide great ways to get up close to the wonderful wildlife in the area, and no light pollution means that on clear nights the conditions are perfect for stargazing.
Guests of all ages are welcome to enjoy an introductory tour of the farm, feed the farm’s very free range chickens and collect eggs for breakfast, as well as occasionally feeding the sheep and cattle and seeing the lambing and maybe a calving in the spring.
Fly fishing for brown trout is available in the nearby beck on the farm, and the cottage is licensed so you can purchase bottles of wine, beer and soft drinks from the owners, then relax in lovely surroundings.
Perfect for wildlife enthusiasts, walkers, cyclists, artists, eco-minded and those interested in all things environmental.
It is just a short drive to a wonderful selection of award-winning gastropubs and traditional inns, so why not treat the kids to a bit of outdoor living or enjoy a romantic break in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales?
Note: This cottage is next to Ref. 22132, together they sleep 8.