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Carvin-Tor

Great Langton near Northallerton, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 927696)

4.6

Very good

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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53 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property, wasn’t aware as to how many steps to property, luckily we ..."

    Lovely property, wasn’t aware as to how many steps to property, luckily we left someone at home with mobility problems: Everything else was lovely, thank you

    Reviewed by KellyApr 2022

  • "Thank you for a lovely weekend, The cottage was amazing and just what we needed."

    We will defiantly return

    Reviewed by JoannMar 2022

  • "The steps up to the property was not mentioned in the description."

    The entrance living room would benefit from curtains across the double doors to provide privacy and make it more cosy. The hot water system needs attention as it kept going cold and losing pressure. The owner was helpful in trying to fix the problem but it kept re occurring. On the whole a pleasant place to stay.

    Reviewed by EileenFeb 2022

  • "We had a nice few days here."

    Kevin was very helpful

    Reviewed by BenFeb 2022

  • "Working farm noises on Friday morning for a couple of hours."

    All other time was very very peaceful. Very spacious bedrooms and a very good kitchen with everything you need. Hot tub excellent also but needs an up over cover for it as lifting the cover on and off would be hard for some people. We believe the entrance / living room could be rearranged to look less like a hotel reception room. Beds very comfy. Blinds could be added to improve privacy and keep the sun out if needed. Overall very very nice accommodation and would definitely recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by MarkJan 2022

  • "Had a lovely few days."

    Clean, comfortable and relaxing. Other reviews have said about getting a bit lost use what3words pose.surprised.ending this take you straight there. I will be recommending this little bolt hole to friends not too far from towns but enough for some peace and quiet. Kevin a very nice chap easy to talk to if you have any questions.

    Reviewed by AlisonDec 2021

  • "Had a lovely stay at Carbon-Tor our only issue was finding the place!"

    The post code took us past and we weren’t taking notice of the sign we drove past, so we had to ask a local how to get there but only took us 5 mins more so not a major problem!!! Overall lovely cute place love that it’s on the second floor also makes it feel more safe!

    Reviewed by LauraDec 2021

  • "Beautiful place that is perfect for 6 people!"

    Very clean and the kitchen has every utensil you could ever need! We stayed during storm Arwen and was slightly worried about noise from the storm but we couldn't hear anything really and we were lovely and toastie inside! We stayed here on a recommendation from a friend and we are so glad we did! Beds are very comfortable and we all had a lovely nights sleep! We stayed as 6 girls celebrating a 40th birthday and found a lovely bar in Northallerton called the Potting Shed that had a DJ on, so if anybody is going for a similar thing, we recommend there!

    Reviewed by LauraNov 2021

  • "The property was just as it said, so lovely & so peaceful & quiet."

    Would definitely go back. Only thing, directions sent to me by Sykes only got me to the main road (which is long & runs through the entire village) it was dark & there's no phone signal, so had to drive out of the village to get signal & ring the lovely owner who was very helpful & directed me straight there. But essentially my waffle is saying better instructions could have prevented me bothering the owner on a Friday night! (The sat nav doesn't take you to the address.)

    Reviewed by GemmaNov 2021

  • "Just back from a fantastic 6 day stay at Carvin Tor."

    What a wonderful little hideaway this property is. Kevin, the owner is such a helpful bloke, full of knowledge of the local area and nothing is too much trouble for him. The property was spotless throughout, kitchen well stocked with every utensil/pots/pans you could ever need, real home from home. Beds were extremely comfortable, we slept like logs ! Great , strong WiFi signal, comfortable sofas in the lounge area and TVs in every room with Freeview and as it’s October it was a little chilly in the evenings so we cranked the heating up a little bit, made it even cozier with the rain lashing against the windows and the wind howling! The hot tub was lovely too. Ok, it’s not the newest model but it does what it’s supposed to do, hot, bubbly and very relaxing. We will definitely be back for another visit. The location is perfect for getting out to either the North Yorkshire moors or The Dales, there’s so much to see and do within a short drive and spectacular scenery everywhere. My wife and I would highly recommend Carvin Tor, we’ll be back as soon as we can.

    Reviewed by ChrisOct 2021

  • "Lovely little lodge for 4 of us with the hot tub to celebrate a birthday."

    Could do with some fairy lights on the wooden panels in the evening/dusk to enjoy the hot tub in the dark and the peaceful surroundings. Lovely & clean and cozy we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Would stay again. Friendly owner.

    Reviewed by EricaSep 2021

  • "Holiday cottage is situated in a great area for visiting different places, we loved the views in the beautiful countryside."

    Great to come back and relax in the hot tub

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2021

  • "Comfortable accommodation, everything we needed was provided."

    Came home with two bags of apples so have been busy peeling and freezing - pies to come later. Post code alone is not sufficient to find to find the accommodation. Look out for the eggs for sale sign.

    Reviewed by BrianAug 2021

  • "This property is well below Sykes standards."

    The property had many issues the beds were very poor quality & uncomfortable, the kitchen had a integral washing machine dumped under the worktop, also F/Freezer was integral used as a free standing one, no handles, cupboards were old & sad looking, worktops & hob marked. Kettle had to be filled from the spout, there was no cupboard space to put food so had to be left on worktop. Glazed window in the kitchen was blown, chair in living room had feet removed, one bedroom was unfinished painted. Hot tub area in desperate need of some tlc certainly wasn’t a patio garden area. The list is endless. The view must have been taken elsewhere, we stayed in a Sykes cottage in May this year for less than the £800+ we paid for this one. I was pleased to leave & return home to comfort and high standards.

    Reviewed by Richard & LindaJul 2021

  • "The cottage was clean, comfortable and in a great location (albeit quite remote from a local shop or pub within walking distance) for visiting the Moors and Dale's."

    Northallerton is approx 6 miles away with restaurants, bars and coffee shops. The hot tub was great after a long day sightseeing. I would have no issues recommending Carvin Tor as a great place to stay.

    Reviewed by TonyJun 2021

  • "Hot tub was amazing!"

    The place was so clean! Was absolutely amazing my now fiancé proposed to me here and I wouldn’t have it any other way!

    Reviewed by ChelseaJun 2021

  • "The beds weren't comfortable very bumpy an noisey"

    Reviewed by Julie EdwardsMay 2021

  • "We felt the hot tub could of been more up to date and there was a funny smell in all the rooms"

    Reviewed by PaulaApr 2021

  • "Great conversion."

    Had everything we needed. Really enjoyed the hot tub. Had a much needed mini holiday with no fuss. Owners were friendly. Place was nice and clean. Only criticism is the mattresses. Tvs in the bedrooms so the kids were entertained. Internet provided. Nice location. Thanks for a nice time x

    Reviewed by NatalieApr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    Super helpful owner. The cottage was warm,welcoming and spotlessly clean. Well equipped kitchen with full size freezer and washing machine. The hot tub was a big hit with us all. Will absolutely return again. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by LisamarieDec 2020

  • "We had a great stay and it was very well presented and the owner was very helpful."

    I would go back there next year . Only one thing was the beds I didn’t the spring in the mattress but that’s because I have a foam mattress at home .

    Reviewed by LynnOct 2020

  • "Really enjoyed our staycation so to speak, will definitely look to book again next year."

    Lovely conversion and owners more than helpful.

    Reviewed by DanielSep 2020

  • "A lovely country break, cottage was modern, clean with all facilities, our only ..."

    A lovely country break, cottage was modern, clean with all facilities, our only comment would be new mattresses on the beds in the two big bedrooms please

    Aug 2020

  • "In these bizarre times of Covid-19 we wanted to have a safe weekend away from it all and it met our needs perfectly."

    We were met by our friendly host Kevin who gave us all the information we needed. Carvin-Tor is a lovely well equipped upper floor barn conversion in a cosy style. The hot tub was a big plus which was a sure favourite with our grandchildren. We also had a lovey 10 minute drive to nearby Kiplin Hall which is well worth a visit. We would definitely recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by JaniceAug 2020

  • "We had a brilliant get away, the place is home from home with added benefit of the hot tub"

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2020

  • "Had a lovely relaxing time and really enjoyed our stay."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by AndrewMar 2020

  • "We loved our stay at Carvin Tor!"

    The place was extremely clean and well decorated, the kitchen comes stocked with everything you need and the owners were lovely and friendly. The hot tub was a massive hit with both the kids and the adults. We will definitely be revisiting.

    Reviewed by RachaelFeb 2020

  • "Me and my family had a really enjoyable stay."

    The hot tub was a huge bonus. It is a very cosy cottage and the town of Northallerton is only 4 miles away with all your supermarkets, cafes, shops and restaurants.

    Reviewed by HayleyFeb 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely, very clean with plenty of home comforts in."

    . Kitchen was fully stocked with all culinary items you would need for your stay... Lovely quiet location, with easy access to local towns, Can’t recommend the place enough.... we will definitely be back.....

    Reviewed by RobertDec 2019

  • "Absolutely amazing place, definitely we want to go back, comfortable bedrooms, everything was so clean, a perfect hot tub, all of us loved this place, said only good things."

    Reviewed by LaimaNov 2019

  • "Lovely place with everything you need for a chilling break"

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2019

  • "Lovely secluded place."

    Close to Northallerton. Couldn't fault it.

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2019

  • "We have recently just returned from our weekend break for our friends Birthday."

    Very easy to find, and a relaxing break. The cottage was very clean, tidy, it had little touches making it feel very homely. The kitchen was adequately equipped which made all the difference for cooking meals. The location was ideal, easy enough to get into the neighbouring villages and towns. Prefect for a relaxing break and with some great walking routes near by. The hot tub was a fantastic touch, which we certainly got lots of use from. The owners were very friendly and so helpful Our only criticism would be one of the double beds were not comfy as the other two. Other than that we loved it. It certainly wouldn’t stop us booking with you guys again. Thank you again for a fab stay we will be back.

    Reviewed by ColleenApr 2019

  • "The cottage isn't really suitable for 6 people , apart from the beds; there wasn't enough space in the general areas, outside area was really disappointing, looks a lot bigger on the pic, and no mention that it was up a flight of steep stone stairs."

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2019

  • "I booked this holiday cottage for my friends and I to celebrate a 40th birthday."

    It was absolutely fantastic, so clean and tidy and we had everything we could ask for (except maybe WiFi). We all said we would definitely stay here again. We had a brilliant weekend, thank you so much.

    Reviewed by ClaireApr 2019

  • "Lovely place, easy to find with directions from the owner."

    Had all amenities we needed, nice and private too. We had a great stay and would go back if in the area

    Reviewed by HeidiMar 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely and quaint and very clean facilities."

    I was disappointed that there was no WiFi. My friend had a bad reaction after the hot tub and we think this may have been due to the chlorine levels.

    Reviewed by GaynorMar 2019

  • "The hot tub had far too much chlorine in it."

    Stained all our swimwear & towels just from drying ourselves after getting out, and all 4 of us were constantly itchy after being in the hot tub. Other than that, very nice place, very nice location, really enjoyable.

    Reviewed by RichardFeb 2019

  • "Not easy to find!"

    Postcode doesn’t take you there but once found it is a beautiful barn conversation. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by CaroleJan 2019

  • "We had a lovely break away in this cosy cottage."

    Everything was perfect for our stay. Only problem was finding it! Sat Nav directions do not take you to the destination so it was quite tricky to find in the dark! Can’t fault the property though and good communication with the owner. Will book again.

    Reviewed by AnyaNov 2018

  • "Carvin Tor is a beautiful place in a quiet location."

    The cottage is presently decorated and very homely. Extra clean and very quirky. We all absolutly had the best time with a group of 6 adults for a birthday celebration. If you want somewhere to relax and enjoy the view it's for you. The owners went above and beyond and were very genuine nice people. Only downside was it is not wheelchair friendly and a picture of steps leading up to it would would have been a bonus but didn't reflect our stay once we were in there Will be returning soon

    Reviewed by DerekNov 2018

  • "Went away for my 18th birthday and it was beautiful, peaceful week away."

    Kevin the owner, was super friendly and helpful when we needed something. Will definitely be looking at booking again. thank you for an amazing holiday :)

    Reviewed by ChloeOct 2018

  • "There wasn't a thing I could have complained about, The owner of the property was very helpful and never bothered us at all."

    Would definitely go back again

    Reviewed by BrianAug 2018

  • "The owners were really friendly ,easy to talk to."

    Helped us with our enquiries regarding where to find places to go for days out,local amenities as well.

    Reviewed by BernadetteAug 2018

  • "A perfect holiday cottage."

    .Kevin was very helpful and accomadating..the cottage was spotless..garden area was perfect! Will be coming again!

    Reviewed by DionneJun 2018

  • "We had a fantastic time."

    It was a little hard to find so had to phone the owner. Clearer directions would be helpful but couldn’t fault the accommodation. It was perfect. Thank you

    Reviewed by KatyApr 2018

  • "Carvin-Tor is a really well presented holiday cottage."

    I would however like to point out that the water pressure is very low, to the point that only 1 tap can operate at a time. The lack of WiFi was actually a god send as the kids had to find something else to occupy their time with. All in all we had a great time, thanks.

    Reviewed by JohnMar 2018

  • "A lovely barn conversion in a perfect location!"

    We had a wonderful time exploring the area on our bikes and on returning back to the barn to relax in the Hot tub was perfect! Lovely views even on a snowy cold day. Only one slight downside is no wifi but there was 4g coverage on our phones so we did manage to plan our bike routes. Would definitely recommend to family and friends wanting a relaxing break!

    Reviewed by ShelleyMar 2018

  • "This lodge was in a lovey location and we all loved it."

    It’s a little difficult to find as the sign to it is stone and the sat Nav leads you passed the turn into it. However the lodge itself was 10/10. I would definitely come again.

    Reviewed by JodieFeb 2018

  • "My friends and I booked a weekend away at Carvin Tor and it was fantastic !"

    Kevin (the owner) was on hand to help with any questions including directions, as initially it was quite hard to find. The cottage was so warm and cosy , with comfortable beds and towels provided 2 per guest. Velux windows had in built blinds in every room also. The hot tub was easy to use and the views were spectacular especially from the kitchen ! Various small things really made the difference like the recycling bins and left over food was saved for the pig! Only thing that would make it even better would be a Wi-Fi connection so the smart TV could be used to its full potential. Will book again and would definitely recommend :)

    Reviewed by JanetFeb 2018

  • "Loved it Was the perfect place to relax."

    Will defo be back

    Reviewed by KenJan 2018

  • "The only negative I have is bedroom curtains and wifi."

    The lack of bedroom curtains or blinds meant that you could not have a decent sleep as the light was streaming in from 7 am onwards

    Reviewed by AnthonyNov 2017

  • "Absolutely wonderful!"

    Reviewed by ElaineSep 2017

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Summary

  • All first floor: Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 2 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room .
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 4 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Lawned area and decked patio area with hot tub and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles.

The property

This stone-built barn conversion is located in the village of Great Langton, six miles from Northallerton.

Ideal for either couples or families, this retreat is sure to impress.

Wander up the enchanting steps where you will arrive at a patio area with a hot tub and seating.

This makes a perfect entrance into the homely sitting room.

Tied together with leather sofas, a pretty rug and a TV, you will look forward to coming home and relaxing through the evening.

A double bedroom lies across the way, elevated by turquoise walls and matching bedding, which gives off an almost ocean effect.

The refreshing colour scheme will guarantee you sleep peacefully.

Neighbouring this, a king-size bedroom is lifted by a more neutral overtone and a sense of elegance throughout.

You can pick and choose between the two, as you wish.

A bathroom is nicely arranged with pleasant features to ensure you can get ready at ease.

This sweeps round to an open plan kitchen; cosy and inviting while home to the basics you may desire for meal preparation.

The dining area is wrapped in a floral pattern for a decorative touch.

Lastly, a double bedroom completes the layout, overlooked by wooden beams and a Velux window.

You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to sleeping.

Once you have relaxed indoors, you will of course want to unwind in the hot tub on a sunny day.

For an adventure why not explore the town of Northallerton with its natural beauty, markets, tea rooms and bookshops.

Coves of Runswick Bay, Sand's End and Robin Hood's Bay, along with the town of Whitby, are all within one hour's drive away.

This is a glorious cottage in a memorable location.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

NORTHALLERTON

Thirsk 9 miles.

Northallerton is a County town and administrative centre of North Yorkshire, located at the foot of a ridge dividing two river basin areas, the Wiske and the Cod Beck, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the edge of the Vale of York, between the Hambleton Hills and the Yorkshire Dales. This thriving town boasts market days on Wednesdays and Saturdays, when both sides of the High Street are home to stalls selling a wide range of goods and produce, plus on the fourth Wednesday of the month the market is joined by a farmers' market. Despite its modest size, Northallerton has a number of independent and national shops, including Betty’s Tea Rooms, Lewis & Cooper, an outstanding delicatessan and wine merchant, award-winning butcher’s, artisan baker, greengrocers, two department stores, several supermarkets and bookshops. With good rail links to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Durham and York, the activities are not just restricted to the countryside. Situated equidistant between the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, the opportunities for exploration are endless. These include a day at the races at one of the many local courses, including Thirsk, a family trip to the unique Forbidden Corner at Middleham, a trip to a country house such as Newby Hall, Kiplin Hall and Castle Howard, or a round of golf. The restored Victorian resort of Saltburn, plus the pretty beaches and coves of Runswick Bay, Sand's End and Robin Hood's Bay, along with the town of Whitby, are all within one hour's drive away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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