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4 High Row

Scorton, Richmond, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 1073330)

4.4

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a lovely quaint little cottage in an equally lovely quaint village."

    We arrived a little earlier than check in & it was a pleasure to sit on one of the many benches around the village green & read our books. The cottage had everything we needed & more. The welcome gifts of milk, bread, biscuits for both the humans & the 4 legged visitors were a nice surprise. Everything in the cottage was very clean & fresh. There was a folder in the drawer with instructions on how to use everything in the cottage. To say it’s such a little village there was a lot of traffic noise on night one which was easily solved by shutting the window! One thing that did make us jump was the noise that came from switching the upstairs taps on or flushing the loo. The water pump is located in the main bedroom & it was quite loud. We just made a pact not to flush the loo through the night! The village has a small shop, the bus shelter is a community book shop, there are 2 pubs in the village which both serve beautiful meals. We would highly recommend anyone give these a try. The location is great to go off exploring. We visited The World Of James Herriot museum in Thirsk which we would highly recommend. We would definitely come back to this location, it’s perfect for a nice peaceful get away.

    Reviewed by LynneJul 2022

  • "Booked this property very last minute for Christmas."

    The negative review from a previous guest did worry me a little but on upon arrival I really couldn't understand why they were so negative. The cottage is cosy and well equipped with all you need incl a washing machine. It has a fab log burner and there was plenty of kindling and logs etc, much more tbh than in other cottages I've stayed in. The location is brilliant, just off the village green and perfect for exploring the local area. The owner was super friendly and helpful and happy to answer any questions. I would recommend and would definitely book again. Thank you for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by SusanDec 2021

  • "Great location with easy access to major routes."

    The cottage is well appointed and benefits from a local shop and 2 pubs/restaurants and petrol station (good prices). The local bus shelter now offers a selection of 2nd hand books/DVDs/CDs to raise funds for the community. Lovely walks for dogs.

    Reviewed by RichardNov 2021

  • "I am writing to complain about 4 High Row Scorton and am following your procedures as noted on your website."

    I have also emailed the owner but have had no reply. The TV is not working as no channels are available as the aerial is not picking up any channels. The fire stick (definitely not the Smart TV as marketed) has no password so again is redundant. The shower over the bath does not work with the attachment to make it a shower so has to be held in your hand but it comes out as a dribble and is the worst shower we have ever experienced in a holiday cottage. The light in the entrance hall does not work There is no food storage space at all in the kitchen bar the fridge To be classed as a cottage sleeping 4 is a push when there is barely any storage space and the living room is tiny with no room for 4 people to watch the tv (if it worked) I find the standard of this cottage disappointing to say the very least and would like you to look at a refund of some if not all of our rental. I will expect a reply within 48 hours as again stated in your policy and procedures. We are looking at cutting this break short and leaving early as it is not the break away from it all we envisaged as it is not up to the standards you placed in your write up on your website. To be expected to pay £900 + for a short break is an absolute disgrace. I am more than happy for you to place this on your website. Kind Regards Mrs Henderson

    During correspondence with yourself throughout the week of your stay we explained how to access the TV channels using the Firestick and also offered to call in to demonstrate this. The TV cannot currently pick up terrestrial channels as the TV transmitter at Bilsdale has been damaged by a fire and is being replaced. All the same channels can be picked up using the Amazon Firestick. We have fitted the shower with a hot water pump so that the hot and cold water now mix much more effectively. Storage is provided in the Cottage through: fridge, freezer, worktop and cupboard space in the kitchen; and a dresser in the lounge. We are happy for guests to move crockery or furniture if they feel it will make their stay more comfortable. Please consult other reviews when considering booking. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MartinOct 2021

  • "The cottage was in a great location, the village has lots to offer food wise with easy access to visit attractions and dog walks."

    Only 1 small issue was the shower, it is fed from the taps and has very poor flow, could do with an upgrade. Other than that thre cottage was perfect.

    Reviewed by JudithSep 2021

  • "Lovely location on village green."

    Two great local pubs 50 m away.

    Reviewed by MarcusAug 2021

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x kingsize, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric night storage heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and patio with shed for bike storage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile

The property

Enjoying a lovely position in the quaint village of Scorton in the Vale of York is this charming cottage, 4 High Row.

Sleeping four guests in two bedrooms, 4 High Row is just a stone's throw from the historic town of Richmond and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, ideal for a family or couple seeking outdoor adventures.

Step into the property and be welcomed into a cute sitting room furnished with two plush sofas and a Smart TV, as well as being home to a traditional woodburning stove in the fireplace.

Head through to the kitchen/diner to find a host of appliances to assist you on your self-catered stay, along with a dining table and chairs for enjoying your home-cooked feasts.

Enjoy relaxing in the pretty cottage garden with a lawn for your canine companion to stretch their legs on, and garden furniture for alfresco dining.

Make you way upstairs following a big day of activities and rest in one of two bedrooms, the master home to a double bed, and the second home to twin beds, served by a family bathroom with a bath and overhead shower.

The charming village of Scorton is a lovely destination for a rural break, with the village being home to one of only two raised green lawns in England and several village traditions like the annual feast on the lawn held every year since 1257!

Scorton is situated on the coast to coast route and two miles along the road to Northallerton is the fabulous Lakeside Farm Shop and Ellerton lake where you can take part in open water swimming and paddle boarding.

Spend a day at the races at the nearby Catterick Racecourse, hosting a number of fixtures throughout the year, or head to Catterick's lakes for some peaceful fishing for an afternoon.

Spend a lovely day exploring the pretty Kiplin Hall and Gardens, with historic rooms to explore, long walks to enjoy around the lake and woodland paths to embark on, with a tearoom offering a range of sweet treats to finish your day perfectly.

Visit the bustling and historic town of Richmond settled on the River Swale, with the River Swale Waterfalls being a magical sight to behold and Richmond Castle offering excellent views over the dales.

Richmond is also home to Richmondshire Museum and Friary Tower, two more historic spots well worth visiting, with a host of eateries and restaurants to choose from here too, perfect for any special occasions.

Venture into the Yorkshire Dales National Park and exlpore Swaledale and the Vale of York too, with a wealth of walking routes to choose from, there's something for all abilities.

Spend a memorable break in North Yorkshire at 4 High Row.

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About the location

SCORTON, RICHMOND

Richmond 6 miles; Brompton 11.9 miles; Darlington 10.1 miles

Resting peacefully on the edge of Richmond, you will find the picture-perfect village of Scorton. Famous for its luscious raised green lawn, only one of two in England, this charming village has so much to offer during your stay in the area. At the centre of the village you will find two well-established pubs where you can enjoy a pint or two with the friendly locals, as well as a quintessential village shop and Post Office housing all of the essentials. For something different you can also enjoy the Scorton Feat which happens the third Sunday of August every year. A few miles away lies the wonderful town of Richmond, where you can explore the grounds of the imposing ruins of Easby Abbey or embark on a scenic hike to the River Swale Waterfalls or through the magnificent National Trust owned Hudswell Woods. Spend a day in Darlington and wander the halls of Walworth Castle before delighting in a Birds of Prey experience like no other. Keep an eye out for the village’s fabulous annual feast, hosted on the lawn every year since 1257! Scorton makes a great base for any holiday to North Yorkshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas