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The Old Wheelhouse

  • The Mill
  • West Burton
  • Aysgarth
  • The Yorkshire Dales
  • North Yorkshire
  • DL8 4JW
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Self Catering


  • Self Catering

About this Property

The Old Wheelhouse is a delightful, stunning two bedroom apartment retaining some of the original mill workings. With its proximity to Walden Beck the elevated position provides views out over the water, to the waterfall and surrounding area. A perfect vantage to watch the constant changes in the beck, its environs and wildlife, a photographers paradise.

The old watermill occupies a superb location by Walden Beck, with the nearby Cauldron Falls, pools and a pack horse bridge. The waterfall pools provide a wonderful place for wild swimming on the doorstep and fishing is permitted in season to resident holidaymakers. Numerous footpaths cross the dales and hills providing spectacular views and clean bracing air from the doorstep. Situated in West Burton a village recognised as one of the loveliest villages in the Yorkshire Dales, unique with its large green, market cross, stocks and no through traffic.

Entrance is by four stone steps which lead over a flagged veranda and through double doors into a wide panelled hallway with space for boots and coats. To the left of the hall is a spacious lounge with a central kitchen and dining area. The lounge has a polished oak floor and rustic wooden fireplace with a 'living flame' stove. Through the lounge is a small hallway leading to the bedroom with king-size bed. 

To the right of the entrance hall is a panelled bathroom with flagged floor, bath, shower, washbasin and toilet. Also off the entrance hall is a vaulted bedroom with super king-size zip and link bed.  In here there is interesting ironwork with beams supporting old mill workings in this the original upper wheelhouse.

The retention of many original features, including exposed stonework, wood and flagged floors, blending with antique pine doors and a rich mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings add warmth and character to this apartment which offers a high standard of accommodation.

Please note this cottage is let on a Friday to Friday basis.


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