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Mill Farm House

Ravensworth, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 988514)

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  • Sleeps 16

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Mill Farm House is a lovely Grade II listed farm house on the edge of the pretty village of Ravensworth, North Yorkshire with its wide green and ruined castle.

The comfortable and spacious house with its attached barn conversion sleeps 16 people in eight bedrooms, with five bath and shower rooms.

Entering the house from the courtyard, there is a small stone flagged hall, with space for coats and boots, leading to the spacious farmhouse kitchen, the heart of the house.

With an oil-fired ESSE range and induction hob, it is a lovely space to cook, gather, eat and relax.

The oak table seats twelve easily and there is a smaller breakfast table that can be added to seat sixteen.

There is a woodburner and French windows leading to the walled front garden, with terrace.

The ground floor has two sitting rooms, one with a woodburner, a piano and a wide selection of board games.

The second sitting room has a smart TV and original working shutters.

There are five comfortable double bedrooms in the main farmhouse, with views of the garden and the landscape beyond, and two en-suite bathrooms and a family bathroom.

There are a further three double bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room in the attached converted barn.

The barn has a fantastic first floor open-plan living and dining space, with original wooden beams and a woodburner, ideal for a celebration get-together.

Outside the kitchen French windows, the walled front garden has a terrace, lawn, borders and a further seating area surrounded by flowers.

There is a pretty sloping garden to the side of the house, with access to a shallow stream, perfect for paddling.

In front of the house is the paddock, with lawns, asparagus and raspberry beds and a small orchard with a swing and a treehouse.

Ravensworth has a lovely wide village green with views of the castle and Holmedale.

The village has a pub at the side of the green, a small farm shop and the Ravensworth Nurseries, selling super summer plants.

A mile across the fields takes you to Mainsgill Farm Shop with its fantastic food hall and play areas.

The house is ten minutes’ drive from the Georgian market towns of Richmond and Barnard Castle and a perfect base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

There are many good pubs and restaurants in the area and a cinema and Georgian theatre in nearby historic Richmond.


House First Floor: Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (with en-suite bathroom with shower, freestanding bath, basin and WC), 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double, 1 x twin (with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC). Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. House Ground Floor: 1 x king-size double (house ground floor). Ground floor basin and WC. Barn First Floor: 1 x king-size double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Barn Ground Floor: Shower room with basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 12-16) and woodburner. Walk in larder. Two sitting rooms (seating 8), one with woodburner. Utility/boot room. Games room with full size table tennis table. Large open plan space with dining area (seats 10-16) and living area (seats 8) with kitchenette and woodburner.


  • Oil central heating with three woodburners
  • Oil-fired cast iron Esse range, induction hob and double electric oven, microwave, four fridges, one freezer, washing machine, tumble drier, two dishwashers, 2 x smart TVs with Freeview, DVD player, wireless speaker, radio, unlimited fibre WiFi, library of books, games and DVDs
  • Logs and kindling for woodburner included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Enclosed walled garden with paved terrace and furniture
  • Small sloping lawned garden with shallow stream and furniture
  • Large lawned paddock and orchard with fruit trees
  • Ample off road parking within grounds
  • Secure bike storage in games room
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Farm shops ¼ mile and 1 mile, pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: This property is situated next to farmland, with farm vehicles passing infrequently
  • Note: There are unfenced steps in the garden and the stream (which can swell dramatically) is unfenced in places, children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: The fireplace in the end sitting room is not to be used
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm.

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About the location


Richmond 4.5 miles; Barnard Castle 8 miles.

The peaceful, unspoilt and extremely pretty little village of Ravensworth lies just to the north of Richmond in a minor tributary of the River Swale. Made up of pretty, weathered sandstone cottages with their unusual 'Yorkshire' roofs - a mix of soft red pantiles and slate – the village is centred around a wide, picturesque village green. At one end of the green the popular Bay Horse Inn serves good food and drink. Pretty footpaths run from Ravensworth through the surrounding villages allowing visitors to enjoy many circular walks. Close by are the popular Swaledale market town of Richmond and the Teesdale market town of Barnard Castle. Both offer a wide range of amenities and shops. A lovely restful location!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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