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Oakdene Country House

Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 1022219)

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  • Sleeps 23

  • Bedrooms 11

  • Bathrooms 12

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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The property

Outstanding views of the surrounding fells, luxurious and spacious rooms with high ceilings, original features and a general splendour await you at the wonderful Oakdene Country House.

Oakdene Country House is a detached Victorian former mill owner's house sitting on the outskirts of Sedbergh, an attractive old market town with its old world atmosphere.

Not only is it set in the magnificent western dales of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, but is also close to the rugged eastern fells of the Lake District.

Sleeping 23 guests across eleven bedrooms, 10 with en-suites plus a large house wet room bathroom, Oakdene Country House is the perfect choice for your next long-awaited family gathering.

Easily the heart of the home, the Drawing room holds a real sense of grandeur, with the whole house decorated and styled by an interior designer, you can relax in here amidst your loved ones on the inviting sofas and soft seating while the fire blazes in the wood burning stove, a perfect way to end an amazing day.

Enjoy celebrations and family meals within the huge kitchen/dinning room, with two long dining tables to gather around and make your toasts, as well as a sleek, contemporary fitted kitchen providing all of three electric ovens, two induction hobs, two dishwashers, two wine chillers and a washing/drying machine amongst the excellent offering of appliances.

Relish relaxing moments within the Morning Room if you want time away from the excitement of the group, with lavish armchairs facing towards the window, looking down mature gardens towards the pond enticing you to soak up the views.

Plan a movie night to be enjoyed in the cinema room, with a large U-shaped sofa to sink into while your chosen film plays on the 64" TV and soundbar.

Follow the stairs down to the lower ground floor where more wonder awaits; discover the snooker room, with a full-size snooker table providing endless evening fun.

Embrace complete relaxation on your holiday by making the most of the fabulous leisure suite, once the garage it now holds a changing area, WC and walk-in shower so you can prepare in comfort and take a refreshing rinse here before heading out to into the hot tubs outside, placed perfectly for admiring the most stunning of the views Oakdene Country House boasts of the surrounding fells - truly an idyllic spot.

Each guest will be delighted with a luxurious sleeping spot, with six bedrooms resting on the first floor of the main house, and five more bedrooms found in the adjoining annexe, 10 boasting en-suite facilities and one a large house wet room bathroom.

All rooms enjoy names relating to the fells and hills that their windows face.

Parents with younger children will be delighted with Holme Knott, thanks to it hosting a super-king-size bed and a double sofa bed which is perfect for two children under ten, whilst Winder also has a super-king-size and a single sofa bed, both found in the main house.

Also in the main house; Baugh Fell, Crook and Rise Fell each offer a super-king-size bed, whilst Frostrow is a lovely single.

Over in the annexe, there are three ground-floor bedrooms including a super-king-size which can be a twin on request with zip/link beds, and two twin rooms, whilst the first floor holds a further super-king-size and a family room with four single beds, all with en-suite bathrooms aside from the family room which is served by the large house wet room bathroom.

If you can tear yourself away from this magnificent property, take an easy stroll through the countryside into the charming old market town of Sedbergh and delight in exploring the fabulous quaint, loca shops, traditional pubs amongst its narrow streets.

This area is truly a walkers paradise, with Oakdene House being just a stone's throw away from the Dales Way, a walking route taking you into the heart of this beloved national park, follow the route down to Dent, another charming town which lies at the foot of Whernside.

Embark on a hike up this stunning peak and experience incredible views of the famous Ribblehead Viaduct, with Aye Gill Pike being another nearby fell to tackle.

Hop on the Settle-Carlisle Railway for a wonderful way to experience the scenery, with a station in Dent, you can stop off in various places to see the local attractions up close like Appleby Castle in Appleby, The Folly Museum of North Craven Life in Settle and Skipton Castle in Skipton.

Venture over towards the Lake District and stop at Kendal to visit Kendal Castle and Kendal Museum, before embarking on walks and adventures within Cumbria's national park, home to England's largest natural body of water, Lake Windermere.

For an unforgettable stay with all of your nearest and dearest, choose Oakdene Country House in the Yorkshire Dales.


  • Eleven bedrooms
  • 6 bedrooms in the main house and 5 bedrooms in the annexe
  • Main house-
  • Baughfell: 1 x super-king-size with 32” TV, en-suite, freestanding bath, wet room shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Crook: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Winder: 1 x super-king-size and single sofa bed with 32” TV, en-suite wet room shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC (suitable for 2 x adults and 1 x children up to 10 years old)
  • Holme Knott: 1 x super-king-size and double sofa bed with 32” TV, en-suite shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC (suitable for 2 x adults and 2 x children up to 10 years old)
  • Frostrow: 1 x single with en-suite wet room shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Rise Fell: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite wet room shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Annexe-
  • Whernside: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link can be twin on request) with en-suite wet room shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Calders: 1 x ground-floor twin with en-suite wet room shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Widdale Fell: 1 x ground-floor twin with en-suite shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Longstone Fell: 1 x family room with four singles & 32” TV
  • Howgills: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite Wet room shower, basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Annexe bathroom with bath, large wet room shower, double basin, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and WC
  • Main House Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Drawing room with woodburning stove
  • Morning Room
  • Cinema room
  • Lower-ground-floor snooker room
  • Leisure suite with changing area, walk-in shower and WC
  • Gas central heating throughout the property with woodburning stove in Drawing Room
  • 3 x electric ovens, 2 x induction hobs, 2 x fridges, freezer, 2 x wine chillers, 2 x dishwashers, microwave, washer/dryer
  • 64" TV & Soundbar, House-wide free WiFi
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two highchairs available on request
  • Ample private parking for 14 cars
  • Mature gardens & pond with large lawned area, patio areas, 2 x hot tubs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: There is a pond in the front garden and steps in the garden, children must be supervised and care to be taken
  • Please note: The property has a good housekeeping bond of £1000.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £1000.

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About the location


Kendal 12 miles; Hawes 15 miles.

Sedbergh (pronounced Sed-Ber), set at the foot of the dramatic and wild Howgill Fells, is an ancient market town in northern Dentdale. Sedbergh is situated just inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is only 12 miles from the Lake District National Park. The town, with its narrow streets, little shops, traditional pubs, famous school dating back to 1525 and its 12th century church, has an olde worlde atmosphere. Leading from Sedbergh is Dentdale, the jewel of the Yorkshire Dales with its rolling hills and dry stone walls, stretching 14 miles from the windswept moors below Whernside to the confluence of the Rivers Dee and Rawthey. At the centre of the dale is Dent, with its cobbled streets, which has existed since Norman times and nearby Dent railway station is on the renowned Settle-Carlisle railway line. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, and fishing, and the area is a paradise for walkers, ramblers, runners and cyclists. This, together with the tranquillity of the surrounding valleys, the two National Parks and it being England's book town, makes an ideal year-round holiday destination.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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