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The Old Chapel

Ferrensby near Knaresborough, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1074042)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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The property

Enjoying a peaceful position within the picturesque rural village of Ferrensby, North Yorkshire is The Old Chapel, a traditional, detached cottage.

Filled with history and charm, this cottage once served as the village chapel and has been sympathetically converted to accommodate groups of families or friends as they enjoy this glorious part of Yorkshire.

At the end of a bracing day, return to the warmth of the sitting room, where a woodburning stove is awaiting to be lit, as well as a plush sofa where you can rest those post-walk soles.

Next, is the well-equipped kitchen/diner, complete with everything you could possibly need to cater for yourselves, as well as a spacious dining table to relish in the company of your loved ones.

The first floor has three charming bedrooms comprising of two double bedrooms and a single bedroom, which are served by a stylish family bathroom complete with a walk-in shower and separate bath, perfect for unwinding after a day exploring the many attractions of this area.

Outside, there is a small patio with table and chairs, set amongst the pretty front garden plants and flowers, and perfect for relaxing with a refreshing drink.

Next door, The General Tarleton pub serves delicious food and is recommended for a fabulous dining experience, whilst the nearby town of Knaresborough plays host to a larger selection of amenities including shops for picking up the essentials.

Whilst here, be sure to meander the ancient walkways, cobbled alleys and secret passageways, before visiting Mother Shipton’s Cave and Well, walking along the Nidd and exploring the town’s historic castle, beautifully set overlooking the river.

Also within easy reach are an abundance of historic attractions including Fountains Abbey and associated Studley Park, plus Rievaulx Abbey at nearby Helmsley.

Harrogate is also nearby and promises to be a wonderful day out, as does the city of York, where you can look forward to its thirty world-class museums, independent shops and vibrant eateries, as well as the iconic York Minster to enjoy.

Avid ramblers can don their walking boots and explore the diverse landscapes of the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks, both offering a magnitude of superb walking opportunities amidst breath-taking scenery.

With all of this and much more, secure your stay at The Old Chapel for a superb stay in Yorkshire.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking outside property
  • Private front patio garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.7 miles, pub next door

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About the location

FERRENSBY

Knaresborough 3 miles; Harrogate 6 miles; York 18 miles.

Ferrensby is a small rural village three miles from Knaresborough. Situated so close to the old Great North Road, it is not surprising that the biggest attraction in the village is an old coaching inn, the General Tarleton. The inn has been there for some 250 years, but in recent times it has developed into a particularly well reputed restaurant as well as remaining a proper country inn. This quiet village, also has some attractive Georgian properties. Nearby, Knaresborough is an ancient market and spa town on the fringe of the Yorkshire Dales, overlooking the River Nidd, and is one of the prettiest towns in North Yorkshire. Visit Mother Shipton's Well, Knaresborough 14th century Castle, "Ye Oldest Chymist Shoppe in England" which dates back to 1720 and the House in the Rock. Enjoy wonderful walks by the river, cycling, climbing, fishing, boating or just take in the tranquil atmosphere and beautiful scenery. There are many interesting shops and galleries, and a market on Wednesdays. The historic cathedral cities of Ripon and York are close by, as are the Spa town of Harrogate, the great stately homes of Castle Howard and Harewood House, the Cistercian Abbeys of Fountains, Rievaulx and Jervaulx, and the castles of Middleham, Bolton and Richmond.

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