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Grace Cottage

Richmond, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 917881)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Bidwell

    “The cottage is quite lovely inside, it is tastefully decorated with very comfortable bed and furnishings, it has plenty of lamps etc and a lovely electric log fire which adds atmosphere.”

    Kitchen has everything you would need for the stay. Although literally one minute from the market square we did not hear any noise at night. So much to see and do just in the town itself, all on your doorstep. The cinema at the station was lovely, as was the walk along the river and back through the fields to visit Easby Abbey. The dales are so beautiful and two minutes drive. The owner has thoughtfully left plenty of local info in the cottage plus books and games. We stayed a week but ...

    Kitchen has everything you would need for the stay. Although literally one minute from the market square we did not hear any noise at night. So much to see and do just in the town itself, all on your doorstep. The cinema at the station was lovely, as was the walk along the river and back through the fields to visit Easby Abbey. The dales are so beautiful and two minutes drive. The owner has thoughtfully left plenty of local info in the cottage plus books and games. We stayed a week but could have easily stayed longer. Very romantic stay for couples. Parking a slight problem, I was lucky and often was able to park right outside the cottage, but at busy times that may be more tricky so I would say take fifteen pounds of pound coins and get parking for the whole week includes all night. The parking machines do not take bank cards or pay by phone.

Features

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Facilities -
94/100
* Average score of 8 customer ratings

The property

This delightful studio apartment is a former Antique Shop, located just off the square in Richmond.

This lovely Georgian holiday home makes the perfect romantic base for couples wishing to enjoy the many delights of this historic old town, and the many splendours of Swaledale.

An unusual and charming layout, with a handy entrance hall, the main living space is open plan and a real delight, with stylish furnishings, a bespoke panelled wall, luxurious king-size double bed, a cosy sitting area and a lovely dining spot set in the main window, a great place to sit and watch the world go by.

The small and efficient kitchen is located down six steps to the rear of the accommodation, where you will also find a modern, stylish shower room.

The excellent restaurants and shops of Richmond are literally on the doorstep, just waiting to be sampled and explored.

A stay in Richmond isn’t complete without exploring the old castle, the colourful stalls at the weekly market, or taking a bracing walk along the pretty River Swale.

With the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Park within reach, along with the wonderful city of York, Harrogate and Ripon, you will be in an ideal location to relax and enjoy this beautiful corner of the Yorkshire Dales.

Accuracy of the listing -
97/100
Value for money -
88/100
* Average score of 2 customer ratings

Accommodation

Open plan studio accommodation with king-size double bed, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. Lower ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Lower ground floor kitchen.

Comfort -
91/100
Cleanliness -
94/100
* Average score of 8 customer ratings

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and 2-ring hob, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking opposite and in main square; parking is via free 2-hour disc (discs provided) or weekly ticket can be purchased for £15 covering 23 car parks in Richmond and the surrounding Dales (information provided in cottage)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 min walk
  • Note: There are 6 internal steps from open plan area down to kitchen and shower room
  • Note: There is an apartment above this property with its own separate entrance

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About the location

RICHMOND

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.

Location -
88/100
* Average score of 2 customer ratings

Region Information

Please note: This property is unable to accept bookings that start on a Sunday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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