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Alma House

Reeth, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 15569)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Hoskins

    “Alma House is perfectly situated within the village of Reeth.”

    The house is very comfortable however it was not clear there was no central heating. The storage heaters were very welcome and heated the hall area well, the bedrooms and mostly the living/ dining room could benefit with a suitable heater. The house sleeps six people and generally the kitchen equipment was suitable but the cooking utensils could do with being upgraded and provision of flat baking trays would be beneficial. ...

    The house is very comfortable however it was not clear there was no central heating. The storage heaters were very welcome and heated the hall area well, the bedrooms and mostly the living/ dining room could benefit with a suitable heater. The house sleeps six people and generally the kitchen equipment was suitable but the cooking utensils could do with being upgraded and provision of flat baking trays would be beneficial. All this being said we had a marvellous week and enjoyed our stay in Alma House.

The property

A charming stone-built traditional dales house located the in the centre of Reeth, with superb village amenities on the doorstep in Swaledale, within the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales National Park.

With stunning views from every window, including those of the village green and the famous Yorkshire grouse moors, this Reeth cottage is presented over the top two floors offering a blend of original features with modern furnishings to provide a perfect holiday cottage from which to enjoy the wonderful Dales countryside.

This cottage in Reeth is accessed from the ground floor with a lobby and stairs leading to the light and airy living area on the first floor and bedrooms on the second floor.

Inside your Reeth holiday home is a well-equipped kitchen, where you can make fabulous home-cooked meals, before retiring to the spacious and comfortable sitting room with its warming woodburner.

If the cook in your party wants a night off, then head out into the village for an excellent meal in one of pubs or restaurants, which are only a couple of minutes’ walk away.

The lovely 18th century village of Reeth is also home to some of the region's finest arts and crafts, a weekly market and a village green, where you can sit with a newspaper whilst enjoying the Stunning village scenery and backdrop to the surrounding hills.

The village also offers shops, cafes and a local Post Office meaning that there is everything you need on your doorstep.

There are a variety of beautiful hill walks and excellent footpaths throughout Swaledale and Arkengarthdale from Reeth, including a fabulous riverside trail and Alfred Wainwright's celebrated Coast to Coast route and Pennine Way within reach.

The popular town of Leyburn is just a short drive away, with its mixture of tea rooms, gift shops and convenience stores.

The town is also the entrance to Wensleydale’s stunning countryside, and sits amongst rolling moorland woven together by dry stone walls that offer shelter to the hardy sheep grazing on the hillside.

Also well worth a visit is the market town of Richmond, just ten miles away, and also within reach of this North Yorkshire cottage is Barnard Castle with its wonderful Bowes Museum, Aysgarth Falls, Semerwater and Hardraw Force, England’s highest single drop waterfall.

A lovely cottage in Reeth, surrounded by sublime scenery, perfect to get away from it all and enjoy country living at its finest.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three second floor bedrooms: 2 x double (one with Jack-and?Jill access to shower room), 1 x twin
  • First floor bathroom with bath and basin
  • Separate WC
  • Second floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen
  • First floor sitting room with dining area, woodburner stove
  • Ground floor entrance with boot and coat storage.
  • Electric storage heaters and woodburning stove (starter pack included)
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-Ray DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Load/unload outside property only
  • Free parking available on village green
  • Secure bike storage
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk.

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About the location

REETH

Leyburn 8 miles; Richmond 11 miles; Barnard Castle 15 miles; Kirkby Stephen 22 miles.

The pretty, ever-popular village of Reeth rests at the northern tip of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, where Arkengarthdale and Swaledale meet, nestled between Calver Hill, Fremington Edge and Harkerside. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with lovely rolling hills and spectacular views, Reeth boasts a colourful history as it was originally a Saxon settlement, and has also been known as a lead mining town and a centre for hand knitting throughout its time. Both trades are proudly featured in the Swaledale Museum, located alongside a good range of shops, tea rooms and restaurants. For a quaint little community, Reeth is well-served by traditional inns, with three to choose from, including the lovely Buck Hotel, whitewashed like so many of the 18th century cottages huddled around the triangular village green. The historic market towns of Richmond and Leyburn are also within easy reach, offering a further selection of amenities. Askrigg is just a short drive away, as well as Aysgarth Falls, Semerwater and Hardraw Force (England's highest single drop waterfall at 99ft). Reeth offers a fantastic base for exploring North Yorkshire's beautiful, sweeping countryside, whether you choose to discover the caves, cliffs, waterfalls or the plethora of walking and cycling routes that circle this vibrant and varied landscape.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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