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Holmefield House

Ripon, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1038016)

4.1

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "The facilities are exceptional - every bit as convenient as being at home, but without the many down-sides!"

    The location is quiet and VERY convenient both for the centre of Ripon AND for taking the dog for lovely walks in the woods and with areas nearby for letting her off to run wild. We're moving to live locally so won't be renting in Ripon again but wouldn't hesitate to recommend Holmefield House as an excellent touring base.

    Reviewed by HughSep 2021

  • "Disappointed that the bath was not useable."

    The shower was ok but apparently the previous weeks guests had broken the bath plug system and it wasn’t fixable until after our stay. As I personally prefer a bath, this was disappointing. Otherwise, the house was spacious and well equipped and in a good location for exploring North Yorkshire.

    Reviewed by TrevorAug 2021

  • "The cottage was not hugely clean, there was rubbish left in the office on the 3rd floor."

    The home wasn’t suitable for small children, nothing was fixed to the walls, I had to move a bookcase out of the bedroom our children were sleeping in in case they pulled it over. The garden whilst enclosed was very sparse & we didn’t use it as it was directly overlooked from the weird granny annex which was uncomfortable. There was a Lot of every crockery, cutlery & utensils you could need but the high end appliances could do with a proper clean, they all smelled & had mildew.

    Reviewed by CarolynAug 2021

  • "Disappointing, dirty n definitely wouldn't recommend it."

    Chipped crockery, 2 dirty utensil drawers full of crumbs. Filthy washing machine soap dispenser. Rust encased on bathroom soap dispenser. Layer of dust on towel heater. Settee full of crumbs and lounge carpet would benefit from a shampoo. Only one set of keys. Household rubbish bin full on arrival. In general standards simply not good enough.

    Thank you for your feedback, We are sorry to here you experienced the issues mentioned. If this was mentioned during your stay we would of loved to rectify these issues for you. Thank you for your comments regarding he carpets we will look into this. Again I am sorry but hope issues you highlighted did not take enjoyment from your holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KatieJul 2021

  • "Myself and three fellow golfers visited holmefield house for the second year running."

    It is a superb accomadation with every facility you could possibly want. It is in a quiet location but only a short walk to the centre of Ripon. We always go for three nights and play three different golf courses in the area. The golf courses are also superb.We will be going again next year without doubt. The only possible way you could improve on this property would be a second toilet. Having said that it is never really an issue.

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2021

  • "The house was lovely and clean and really well equipped."

    We were visiting family locally for a few days so sadly, didn’t have time to explore the area.

    Reviewed by WendyJun 2021

  • "Wonderful cottage with every appliance and utensils you could have."

    Excellent accomadation, near to ripon and within walking distance. Good pub nearby and walked home easily from wetherspoons in ripon. Would recommend to anyone. Also used three great golf courses nearby at reasonable cost.Decor very modern and very clean.

    Reviewed by KeithSep 2020

  • "Enjoyed our stay in Holmefield House It is an excellent place to stay."

    Good base for getting around. The house is spacious, clean & a real home to home feeling. It has everything you need & more. We would certainly recommend this house.

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2020

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Summary

  • Over-three-floors
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x twin beds, 1 x double, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Second-floor study
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and patio area with outdoor furniture and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles; pub 0.4 miles

The property

Resting peacefully on the edge of Ripon, you will find the wonderful dwelling of Holmefield House.

Situated over three floors, this contemporary accommodation provides a fantastic base for a family of six to explore the true delights of North Yorkshire.

Make yourself at home in the airy kitchen where you can grab your ingredients from the spacious fridge/freezer, cooking up a storm with the help of the contemporary appliances and handy utensils that sit within the chic white units.

Join the group at the dining table as you begin to feast upon your lovingly prepared meal, sharing the activities you look forward to the most on this fabulous escape to Ripon.

Retire to the sitting room and turn on the electric fire before sinking into the plush corner sofa and flicking on the Smart TV to find a captivating movie or catch up on your favourite series.

Enjoy a warm summer's afternoon basking in the sunshine out in the garden, as you dine alfresco at the patio table with mouth-watering treats from the barbecue.

Venture up the staircase to the first floor, where you can tuck the children into the bunk beds and send them off to sleep with a soothing bedtime story.

Head across the way to the tranquil bathroom to relax and unwind as you indulge in a deep soak in the tub, grab your towel from the rail and return to the comfort of one of the delightfully decorated bedrooms, where you can pick out your comfiest clothing from the ample storage provided.

Enjoy some quiet time in the study, watching a movie on the wall-mounted TV as you kick back on the sleek black sofa and admire the rooftop views from the large Velux window.

Wake the next day feeling rejuvenated as you pull on your best walking gear and enjoy a relaxing stroll into the centre of the city.

Feel the grandeur of Ripon Cathedral before losing yourself in the history of life in a workhouse at the nearby Workhouse Museum.

Admire the striking flowers in the well-kept Ripon Spa Gardens before taking a scenic stroll along the River Skell.

Grab a bite to eat in one of the many well-established eateries in the area, washing it down with a refreshing pint with the locals in one of the city's much loved pubs.

Venture further afield to the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and discover the imposing ruins of Fountains Abbey before embarking on an exhilarating hike through the rolling countryside.

Make memories with your loved ones on a stay at Holmefield House

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About the location

RIPON

Masham 9 miles; Harrogate 12 miles.

Dominated by its imposing cathedral, the historic city of Ripon has a great deal to offer visitors - the Cathedral with its 1300 year old crypt, the Yorkshire Law & Order Museums, various craft markets, an International Music Festival and Ripon Races; not to mention the many beautiful riverside and canal walks. Even the famous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden are within walking distance along the banks of the River Skell and it is just a few miles to the popular Lightwater Valley Theme Park. The historic houses of Norton Conyers and Newby Hall & Gardens are also close by. If you do feel the need to get in the car and explore, Ripon is ideal for touring both the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors, not to mention Harrogate, Knaresborough and York too!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas