A spectacular, detached, stone-built barn conversion, this spacious property benefits from breathtaking countryside views across two wildlife lakes as well as a wealth of character features and modern amenities, including oak beams, exposed stonework and underfloor heating. With five en-suite bedrooms - one of which features a Jacuzzi bath - this wonderful holiday home is able to sleep up to 12 people in comfort, making it ideal for a large family gathering or a group of friends wishing to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside. Set around a courtyard and only five minutes walk from Gilling West village, this property makes a wonderful setting for family holidays in one of the most beautiful regions of the UK.
Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 x twin, 2 x single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite Jacuzzi bath with shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Large kitchen. Utility room. Spacious sitting room with dining area, open fire and access via patio doors to garden.
Oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor and open fire in sitting room. Electric range cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, plasma TV, DVD, radio/CD player, WiFi, small library of books/games/DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Lawned garden with garden furniture and BBQ. Pitch-and-putt golf green. Two battery powered John Deere Gator ride-on vehicles for children's use. Free fly fishing in well-stocked lake, free coarse fishing in 2nd lake, by prior arrangement. Private hot tub. Off road parking for 6 cars. Lockable bike storage. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, two pubs 5 mins walk.
Winner of the 'Yorkshire in Bloom' award, the attractive village of Gilling West is situated amidst spectacular rolling countryside just a few miles to the north of Richmond. With a Georgian theatre and ruined medieval castle overlooking the River Swale, Richmond is a popular, yet peaceful destination within easy reach of the A1 road. Gilling West itself boasts an impressive church, two pubs - both of which serve food as well as a post office. There are numerous footpaths and bridleways throughout the local area as well as great fishing facilities nearby, making this an ideal location for exploring all of Swaledale and Teesdale.
From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?