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Castle View

Richmond, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 1051013)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "A great property in a great part of the world."

    We look forward to returning soon!

    Reviewed by AlanMar 2022

  • "The garden isn’t enclosed as specified, it is a court yard shared with other properties who often leave the gate open."

    Not safe when you have dogs. The owners also ask that you don’t let your dogs wee or poo outside the property which again is in practical as you can’t walk your dogs every time they need the toilet. An outside tap would be of benefit to wash muddy boots and dogs

    Reviewed by LisaFeb 2022

  • "Super easy from start to finish."

    Stunning property, fantastic for my family trip. Lovely square with nice bars and food Nearly stole the smeg fridge … just kidding but will 100% book in here again

    Reviewed by ZoeJan 2022

  • "We had a great stay."

    Close to the market square. A really well equipped and cosy cottage. Great shower and comfy beds along with a well equipped kitchen. Local restaurants were good particularly Bar 27. Great walks locally. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MichaelJan 2022

  • "Parking a pproblem."

    Machine wouldnt allow weekly 15pound weekly charge so 4.50 a day. Needed to be warned on very steep hill for unpacking. Took a while to master the hob No toiletries though advertised Great position and well equipped.

    Reviewed by MargaretDec 2021

  • "A very comfortable and well equipped house with everything as described."

    The owners were available for minor queries and responded very quickly. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by MelanieOct 2021

  • "I can’t say anything other than we enjoyed our stay at Castle View enormously ."

    The Georgian cottage is very well equipped and comfortable indeed . The location and views from windows are delightful. The hosts were very communicative and had thought of everything . Spotlessly clean . Just delightful ,sure we will be back . Many thanks Cheryl

    Reviewed by AndrewOct 2021

  • "It was not possible to get a terrestrial signal on the tv and while this was not a problem for us, it may be for someone else."

    Castle View is an ideal holiday cottage for adults but would probably not be suitable for a family with young children. Richmond is a beautiful market town steeped in history and is the perfect base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales and the surrounding area. There are many interesting places to visit, all within a reasonable driving distance. We visited the National Railway museum in York and spent a day on the North Yorkshire Moors railway. Our visit to Whitby was ok, the abbey was fascinating if you can handle the 199 steps to get there!

    Reviewed by BridgetSep 2021

  • "Lovely little house situated right on the corner of the market square which was so handy for all that we needed."

    The market square was beautiful and full of niche shops. Spoilt for choice with all of the beautiful walks available locally, and being so close to the castle was a bonus. The house was a blend of old period features meeting new decorative pieces - unique and quirky. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend this house. Thank you Hannah and Jason.

    Reviewed by ClareAug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage and very well equipped to a high standard."

    It had everything we needed including a washing machine and tumble dryer. Very comfortable beds and lovely bath and shower with complimentary toiletries. We felt welcome with our dog as they even provided dog food bowls and dog treats. Great location for exploring Richmond and the dales. We would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by MichelleAug 2021

  • "The cottage was very comfy and central to Richmond town centre."

    Lots of shops, pubs and restaurants nearby and endless activities and walks in the area.

    Reviewed by MelanieAug 2021

  • "Cottage had everything and we enjoyed our stay but not suitable for anyone with mobility issues, steep stairs into cottage without hand rail."

    No issue for us, but my father struggled.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2021

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  • Georgian cottage over 2 floors
  • Kitchen (first-floor) well equipped with electric oven and hob, SMEG fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine (with supply of pods), small table, window seat, half stairway to
  • Living/dining room (first-floor) with table and chairs for 4, large comfy corner sofa, original fireplace, selection of books & games, large smart TV & DVD player
  • Bedroom 1 (first-floor) twin/king size (zip/link), bedside drawers, clothes rail, views to cobbled courtyard
  • Hallway cupboard (first floor) with washing machine, hoover, iron and ironing board
  • Bedroom 2 (second-floor) king size bed, bedside tables with lamps, smart TV, chest of drawers, wardrobe, views across to Richmond Castle
  • Bathroom (second-floor) with roll top bath, shower over, basin and WC, views across to Culloden Tower and the Dales
  • Gas central heating
  • 2 x Smart TVs, WiFi and selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Generous supply of dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, hand soap, shampoo and shower gel (all green/eco friendly), basic condiments, herbs and spices
  • Patio area with small bistro table and two chairs
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are a number of stairs in this property - may not be suitable for very young children, they are very welcome so please ask if unsure

The property

Resting right in the centre of the bustling town of Richmond, within walking distance of a host of amenities and the River Swale, is Castle View, a delightful Georgian Townhouse resting on the fringes of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, ideal for a couple, family or small group wanting to explore the picturesque North Yorkshire countryside.

After a leisurely stroll along the River Swale, make your way back to this cosy bolt hole just off the market place; Surprisingly spacious with two double bedrooms, this could be your perfect escape for a long weekend, a week or couple of weeks, a perfect base from which to discover Richmond and the beautiful countryside in the surrounding Dales.

This property is beautifully decorated in keeping...

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Barnard Castle 10 miles; Leyburn 12 miles.

Situated at the entrance to Swaledale, the ancient market town of Richmond stands on a prominent hilltop site to the north of the River Swale. Its cobbled streets and narrow alleys or 'wynds' enshrine over nine centuries of busy history and unique character. The town grew up around its castle, a Norman fortress dating back to 1071, famously situated high above the river - indeed the name Richmond is derived from 'Riche-mont' meaning 'strong hill'. Today there are wonderful walks to be enjoyed such as the Castle Walk - a dramatic terrace walk beneath the castle walls - or alternatively walk alongside the River Swale where there are parks, safe paddling areas and small waterfalls to enjoy. Within the town, narrow streets and alleys radiate from the cobbled Market Place (which has a weekly market and monthly farmers’ market) and there are numerous shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy. The town flourished in the 18th and 19th centuries and the resulting elegant Georgian architecture lines many of the old streets. The Georgian Theatre is one of the oldest surviving theatres in the country with visitors enjoying its regular productions all year round.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas