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The Byre

East Cowton near Northallerton, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 924364)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “A lovely cottage, made all the more ...”
    A lovely cottage, made all the more enjoyably by the forward thinking of Mel, the owner. Unlike so many holiday lets, there were more than enough items of crockery, and everything had been thought of -even a shopping list pad! Lots of towels available, not just the ones that were left out for instant use! As well as all of the kitchen items we could have wished for, we found everything we could have used for the dog- feeding bowls, lead, torches for night time walks, mitts for drying paws, you ...
    A lovely cottage, made all the more enjoyably by the forward thinking of Mel, the owner. Unlike so many holiday lets, there were more than enough items of crockery, and everything had been thought of -even a shopping list pad! Lots of towels available, not just the ones that were left out for instant use! As well as all of the kitchen items we could have wished for, we found everything we could have used for the dog- feeding bowls, lead, torches for night time walks, mitts for drying paws, you name it, it was there. Beautifully furnished home, which was very comfortable. The wifi was a bit flaky, but that didn't cause a problem, and is probably the result of the village location. Mel left us comprehensive supplies to 'start us off'. Not just milk and a couple of tea bags- jar of coffee, tea bags, box of biscuits, prosecco, crisps, bottled water, litre of milk, pack of butter, bread...... Despite a chilly Yorkshire week in early January, we were toasty warm with the underfloor heating. Mel and Paul were very helpful telling us about local facilities. Almost forgot to add, there are lots of 'extras', which folk tend to take, just in case - you won't need them! Loo rolls, hand wash, salt & pepper, sauces, sugar, laundry liquid, cleaning sprays. Brilliant, thank you!
    - Mrs Cooper, January 2018

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A beautiful, red brick barn conversion, adjoining the owner's home on their smallholding, in the sleepy village of East Cowton, seven miles from the pretty market town of Northallerton.

Perfectly placed for exploring both the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors, this lovely property provides a romantic retreat for couples wanting a touch of luxury.

Sympathetically-converted to the highest of standards, there is a spacious open plan living area, with a high-pitched roof and exposed timbers.

The modern and well-equipped kitchen is to one end, with a small dining area, whilst the comfortable sitting area has a cosy electric fire, set in a feature fireplace and French doors leading to the rear patio.

With quality furnishings, Laura Ashley fabrics and many homely touches, including underfloor heating, there is a warm and welcoming ambience.

The attractive double bedroom leads off from the sitting room, with an additional TV and a contemporary travertine tiled en-suite, with a walk-in shower.

Outside the property, there is a small rear patio, a pleasant place to sit and relax in the sun, whilst the front affords fine views over open countryside.

Guests also have access to 20 acres of fields, a sure hit with any four legged friends!

A couple of minutes’ walk brings you to the village shop and local inn, serving good beer and food, whilst the few minutes’ drive to Northallerton, provides two weekly markets, excellent restaurants, tea rooms and many independent shops.

Enjoy afternoon tea in the famous Bettys tea room, an absolute treat for all, or wander along the main street, with its artisan bakery, delis and award-winning butchers.

From Northallerton, the high speed rail link to York takes 20 minutes, an enjoyable day out to walk the historic walls, visit the famous York Minster and take a trip back in time at the Jorvik Viking Centre.

Rail enthusiasts will delight in the National Railway Museum, whilst the many upmarket shops, provide excellent retail therapy.

An ideal and splendid base for Dale, Vale and Moors!

Accommodation

All ground floor. One double bedroom with en-suite walk-in dual shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. Utility.

Amenities

  • Ground source underfloor heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, convection microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Sky Family and Sports, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Private, small gravelled patio with furniture
  • Access to 20 acres of fields
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: There is ramped access to the property and wide doors, may be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • For more information, please contact the owner
  • Note: There are horses on-site and equestrian facilities available, please contact owner for more information

About the location

EAST COWTON

Northallerton 7 miles; Saltburn 29 miles; Whitby 46.5 miles

The small, sleepy village of East Cowton lies seven miles from the bustling market town of Northallerton. Surrounded by open farmland, the village has an excellent local gastro pub and a small village shop. The area is ideal for walking and cycling, with quiet country lanes and a network of public footpaths. Nearby Northallerton hosts twice weekly markets, lined along the main street, along with some lovely restaurants and tea rooms, including the famous Bettys tea room, renowned for its afternoon teas. With many independent retailers, as well as an upmarket department store, there is plenty of choice for everyone. From Northallerton station, the high speed train takes 20 minutes to York, an excellent way to visit this historic city. East Cowton is a superb base from which to explore both the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales and the stunning scenery of the North York Moors, whilst the east coast resorts of Whitby and Saltburn are a very easy drive.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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