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The Barn

Northallerton, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 933238)

4.8

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a fabulous week at The Barn ."

    Accommodation was perfect and just as described. Lovely location and very peaceful . Only a short walk into town with shops , pubs amenities etc . Cliff was a great host based on the farm and guided us to some great places . Will we definitely return and recommend . Yorkshire is beautiful.

    Thankyou for your review, it was pleasure to host a wonderful family , always on the go doing something ✅ Property Owner

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2022

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, very comfortable cottage ."

    Lovely and quiet ! Very helpful owner .

    Reviewed by JeanMar 2022

  • "The barn was lovely."

    It was equipped with everything we could have needed, was in a lovely location and really comfortable. Cliff also left a very generous welcome basket. We especially enjoyed the big LED-lit floating bed, the fabulous hottub, the heated floor and, the best part by far was the visit to see barn ful of newly hatched chicks. It was the highlight of the stay for the kids.

    Reviewed by JosephineFeb 2022

  • "Amazing barn very comfortable and spotless."

    It really did have the wow factor

    Reviewed by LyndaFeb 2022

  • "The Barn is absolutely gorgeous."

    The pictures do not do it justice. It has everything you need with a well equipped kitchen. It was like home from home. The bed is soooooo comfy. Probably the most comfiest bed we have ever slept in with the added bonus of waking up to a lovely view. The downstairs underfloor heating was just heavenly, just what you need coming in from the hot tub and cold. Cliff the host was amazing; just couldn't do enough to make sure our stay was the best it could be, even cutting short his Christmas dinner to sort out the hot tub. Being a big lover of all animals, I enjoyed popping round to the shed to see the goats and Rheas, and fussing Maxwell, Cliffs dog . The hot tub just put the icing on the cake; it in a great setting with views over the field...what more can you ask for? Overall we had a great stay and will definitely be back for another visit..

    Reviewed by AngelaDec 2021

  • "We had an excellent stay at the barn."

    Cliff is a fabulous host who went the extra mile to make my birthday trip really special. Would definitely stay again and would recommend

    Reviewed by JessicaNov 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage, home away from home, very comfortable, with everything and more that you could need."

    The hot tub is amazing after a day of exploring. Cliff the owner is extraordinarily helpful, with lots of ideas on exploring the area. My teenage children loved the farm environment, especially the animals.

    Reviewed by DianeAug 2021

  • "Lovely comfy clean place for our holiday."

    The owner is very nice and helped us with things to do in the area. Enjoyed hot tub at the end of the day and visiting the animals on the farm.

    Reviewed by KatieAug 2021

  • "A great stay in a very nice location, felt like being in the countryside, but only a mile from busy town."

    Host very friendly and helpful enjoyed chatting and getting lots of information about local attractions. Hot tub is a bonus at the end of a day exploring. Lovely welcome pack from host.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "Lovely place to stay home from home, the hot tub is a real bonus, a perfect way to relax after a day of sight seeing, bike riding or shopping."

    Cliff was so welcoming and a source of knowledge and advice which saves a lot of time. We will be back ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Reviewed by KellyJun 2021

  • "We were delighted with the space, the quality of the fittings and finishings as well as the lovely welcome pack on arrival!"

    Our Christmas was made as a result of this stay and we hope to return in warmer weather for more fun times!

    Reviewed by philipDec 2020

  • "As always Sykes delivered exactly as described , which is why I've put "met expectations" , as a high standard of accommodation is always delivered."

    The barn is just spot on, exceptionally clean, comfortable, plenty of pots and crockery to facilitate self catering , the bed is very comfortable, bathroom huge, and then the added bonus of the hot tub under cover, what more could you ask for, except maybe a lovely welcome pack with wine chocolates, biscuits etc........which there was one waiting for us! Clifford is very friendly and welcoming and full of information about local places to visit, and his side kick Maxwell was always very pleased to see people. We had fun feeding the goats, llamas and rhea's. The barn is ideally situated 1.5 mile away from the town of Northallerton, where there is everything you could wish for, shops bars and cafes, The Garthway cafe, is well worth a visit for a cup of tea and scone. The barn is also ideally located for visiting other places of interest nearby, such as Thirsk, Richmond ,Whitby and lovely walks from Kilburn. I would recommend The Barn to anyone as I cant imagine why anyone would not be happy spending time there and meeting Clifford and Maxwell.

    Reviewed by SallySep 2020

  • "Host very friendly and helpful with advice on the area Had a very lovely welcome hamper left which was very kind and enjoyable."

    The animals kept there were great and enjoyed seeing them whenever we wanted to aswell as feeding them a complete joy for an animal lover. Maxwell the farm dog was fantastic too, The Barn was everything we wanted together with the hot tub and location perfect. Northallerton we loved and the surroundings made for a great holiday and we would definitely recommend here.

    Reviewed by JulieSep 2020

  • "What a fantastic cottage ."

    Everything you could possibly want . And the hot tub was perfect for relaxing .

    Reviewed by CraigAug 2020

  • "Lovely gesture of a welcome basket - tea bags, coffee chocolates etc."

    The cottage is well furnished and decorated, the owner really has thought about everything you could possibly need. The owner and his dog are very friendly and very knowledgeable on the local area. The hot tub was great and the location was lovely and easy to find.

    Reviewed by MarieJul 2020

  • "Lovely welcome by the owner and very clean with lots of extras provided nothing was too much trouble and advice given on local area, walks and beauty spots."

    We loved visiting the animals, feeding them and lovely views. Hot tub being covered was great and we enjoyed sitting out and using the outdoor games provided.

    Reviewed by AndrewJul 2020

  • "Just it was all we had hoped for and more,and the weather also was great."

    Yes we will visit again.

    Reviewed by GordonMar 2020

  • "The cottage was perfect for our get away."

    Cliff was brilliant and the welcome hamper was a lovely touch. We felt at home from the moment we arrived. If we plan another trip in this area this will be the first port of call for availability.

    Reviewed by WilliamFeb 2020

  • "Cliff is an amazing host, he's there when you need him but gives you a wide berth for maximum peace."

    It is a working farm, but we barely heard a peep! Very quiet, peaceful and relaxing. Games available in the house, loads of pamphlets and information in every last thing in and around the entire of yorkshire - incredible. Well stocked kitchen, such a lovely welcome basket too! The house was absolutely spotless clean, always warm, so spacious and comfortable. I have never enjoyed a stay like this one - already planning my next visit for 5 months time, cannot wait! The hot tub is beautiful, huge, prepped and ready for your arrival, every need is catered for so well. Thank you so much, Cliff! You are, by far, the best host we have ever had!!! Absolutely incredible place, so peaceful and in such a lovely location. The town (Northallerton) is a matter of minutes away, with so many shops and supermarkets and everything you could ever need!! Not too close but not too far from anything you want! Cannot wait to return, 5 stars isn't nearly enough!!!

    Reviewed by OliverNov 2019

  • "Owner superb."

    Extremely helpful and great local knowledge.

    Reviewed by LindsayOct 2019

  • "Comfortable accommodation ,a few little issues which were promptly resolved by Mr Pearson."

    Reviewed by NormanSep 2019

  • "Lovely place to stay, very comfortable and spacious."

    Hot tub was perfect after a busy day out.

    Reviewed by LeeSep 2019

  • "The Barn was great and the owner Cliff couldn’t have been more pleasant or helpful."

    We had a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2019

  • "The Barn was better than I imagined."

    It was clean, tidy, comfortable and had great facilities. It is around an hour's drive from a lot of great stuff in North Yorkshire. The hot tub wasn't the reason we chose this cottage but it was a great addition. We spent most evenings in it, with a cold drink. The kids absolutely loved it. We only had two issues with the Barn. One was an issue with the hot water, and as soon as Cliff was made aware of it he arranged for it to be sorted and offered us discounted tickets to the Forbidden Corner by way of an apology. The second was that there wasn't really anywhere to dry clothes. A whirlygig would really make all the difference. These are, though, minor issues and wouldn't stop us going back to the Barn. We absolutely would go back there again, and highly recommend it. We went to Flamingo Land, Eden Camp and Scarborough (twice). Darlington is half an hour up the road and offered cinemas, shopping and places to go and eat. We went to Whitby but were not all that impressed with it. We mixed a lot in to our week away. I honestly feel that after a week, there was still a lot we didn't have time to see.

    Reviewed by CraigJun 2019

  • "The Barn is handily located on the outskirts of Northallerton, set back from the main road the only noise disturbance is bird song!"

    ! Northallerton is so well located for other local towns & North Yorkshire’s beautiful villages! Of the ‘things to do’ Kiplin Hall is well worth a visit, however The Forbidden Corner whilst excellent for kids is disappointing for us concession ticket qualifiers who would have benefited from ‘concession maps’ NOT available! We only got to see half of it, we were glad to escape. On a positive note lovely shops in Northallerton, Thirsk, Richmond. Do visit Bedale, Sutton Bank& more.

    Reviewed by Patricia GailJun 2019

  • "Could not fault The Barn in anyway."

    Would heartily recommend The Barn to anyone.I would also thoroughly recommend Sykes as a company we have booked 4 Holidays and all have exceeded our expectations.

    Reviewed by TerryJun 2019

  • "Fantastic place for a Holiday."

    .. Made very welcome by Cliff...and of course Maxwell... 10 /10 for Hospitality...

    Reviewed by JosephMay 2019

  • "Outstanding cottage with all the facilities required for a holiday with two children."

    Plenty of space and well maintained. Hot tub ready and waiting for us on arrival The owner (Cliff) couldn't be more helpful. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by StephenApr 2019

  • "Great cottage in a good location for both Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors."

    Owner welcoming and informative. Light and spacious for four people. Lovely and warm with underfloor heating. Hot tub an added bonus. Great value for money would recommend and definite return in the future.

    Reviewed by VanessaApr 2019

  • "Ready for outside maintenance and general tidying."

    TVs in both bedrooms not working. Black mould in bedroom ensuite. Hot tub very chemically. Fire alarms very sensitive, toasting bread setting them off.

    Reviewed by TrevorMar 2019

  • "Had a wonderful holiday , the cottage was very cosy and had the wow factor."

    The welcome basket was unexpected but such a nice surprise and I must say very generous. The owner ( sorry I forgot his name ) was very friendly and happy to give tips on all things local and if there were any problems he would be there to help , which is all you can ask. On clear days the sunrises and sunsets were spectacular ( especially the sunrises which could be seen straight out the bedroom window) . Northallerton was just over a mile down the road and had a lot of diverse shops to wander through, also a market on Saturdays and Wednesdays , you could park in Tesco free for 2 hours or there’s a private car park for all day parking for between £1:50 and £2 ( Saturday). Northallerton is in a perfect spot for visiting numerous places we enjoyed visiting Bedale , Richmond, Ripon and Thirsk. So I would have no hesitation in recommending this holiday let .

    Reviewed by DavidDec 2018

  • "The property exceeded itself and was much better than expected."

    Well, worth a visit again.

    Reviewed by AngelaOct 2018

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Good facilities. The hot tub was definitely a bonus. The owner was most helpful in recommending places to visit.

    Reviewed by JJul 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely and the hot tub amazing."

    Cliff the owner was very helpful and recommended some great places to visit. The beds were really comfy and we all slept really well. There was lads of games we played and loads of leaflets and books of the local area. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by JacquelineJun 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely spacious and very bright and had everything could require."

    However there was a problem with the hottub at the barn property fallowing a power cut overnight on first night(which therefore outwith owners control) however as the lodge close by was not being utelised were told we could use the hottub on that property instead, which we did so a a few occassions. Therefore shows owner being very helpful to clients

    Reviewed by AlexMar 2018

  • "AS BEFORE, ANOTHER GREAT BREAK."

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2018

  • "We spent the most memorable Christmas at The Barn."

    The owner was extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble for him. The property is located quite central to a lot of the major cities. We would definitely look to rebook The Barn again in the future.

    Reviewed by NatalieDec 2017

  • "Stop looking around and book this place NOW!"

    It’s amazing! I’m a really really demanding customer who spends forever to find the perfect place to stay! This place was perfect! The pictures do not do it justice at all. They are all accurate, but I don’t think they quiet capture just how nice this place is. It was much larger then we expected! The facilities are unreal! There is everything you could wish for in the kitchen! The cupboards are stocked full of games and DVD’s. The furnishings are very high spec and the bedding is stunning! All top quality! This was a very last minute booking and the place was immaculate and spotless! We even had a very generous welcome hamper, consisting of a bottle of Cava, a jar of coffee, some delicious biscuits and a large back of Tyrell’s potatoes chips! The hot tub was immaculate wand nicely bubbling away when we arrived! It’s great to use on a cold winters night. The views are stunning and their is so much todo within a short driving distance. Takeaways will easily deliver, or there is a Tesco Supermarket only 5 mins drive away! There are also some beautiful restaurants and pubs in Northallerton 5 mins away on the high street which is really cute and quaint. We would tell everyone to book this place, but I do hope it’s availabile for us to return as often as we would like! You are going to be delighted if you stay here!

    Reviewed by AlecNov 2017

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Well equipped with lots of games and DVDs and everything you need. Lots of little touches like apple chargers etc that were available if needed. An unexpected welcome pack was provided - biscuits, cakes, chocolate, wine etc which was a nice surprise. The "disco hot tub" was great - equipped with music and lights. Friendly owner who ensured we had everything we needed and gave us advice on places to visit. Even gave us some free tickets for Flamingo Land that he had so we had a free day out. Love the animals on the farm - Llamas, Rheas and the dogs. Maxwell the dog came bounding towards us every time we returned back to the cottage wanting a cuddle. Would definitely recommend this cottage especially if you have children,

    Reviewed by KathrynOct 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and gas stove.
  • LPG underfloor central heating with gas stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage on request
  • Garden with furniture, BBQ and private hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1.4 miles
  • Note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £100

The property

Northallerton 1.4 miles.

A superb barn conversion that is situated on a working arable farm and is also home to horses and llamas, close to the market town of Northallerton.

This two-storey barn has been renovated to provide a luxurious retreat amongst lovely rolling countryside, ideal for a couple or small family to enjoy whatever the time of year.

Presented to a high standard with contemporary styling throughout, the barn is spacious and comprises a lovely master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom including a separate shower and bath tub, ideal for relaxing after a day out in the country.

You will also find a further twin bedroom and a downstairs shower room is available.

The sitting room includes a dining area with a modern leather suite and gas stove.

French doors lead to the outside area where you will find the hot tub, ideally located in a private gazebo and enjoys lovely views across the adjoining meadowland, a great place to relax and chat about your plans for the next day’s adventures.

There is an array of good walks from the doorstep, whilst Northallerton offers two weekly markets, excellent restaurants, tea rooms and shops.

Within driving distance is the historic city of York, the spa town of Harrogate and the coastal resorts of Saltburn and Whitby.

Also nearby, are the Yorkshire Dales and the heather-clad North York Moors National Parks, both of which are well-worth exploring.

An excellent holiday base, which enjoys the benefits of country living with the amenities of a vibrant market town a short drive away.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs 18818 and 928436, together they sleep 12.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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

Please Note: From December 2021 to March 2022, Check in days are accepted on every day of the week.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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