Millstone Cottage is a carefully renovated wing of the owner's farmhouse on a smallholding for retired racehorses in the small village of Thornton Watlass near to Masham in North Yorkshire. Comprising a family bathroom and two bedrooms (one double and one twin), this cottage sleeps four people. On the ground floor is an open plan kitchen and dining area which leads into a comfortable sitting room. To the outside of the cottage is off road parking for 2 cars and a small patio area with the use of a shared garden in the stable courtyard with outdoor furniture and a BBQ. Being just one minutes walk away fromthe local pub, Millstone Cottage is in a wonderful location in a pretty North Yorkshire village and is ideally located for exploring the region.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be a double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Entrance hall and utility room (shared with owner).
Oil central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer (in shared utility room), plasma screen TV, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi, books/games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Small patio area. Shared garden in the stable courtyard with patio, furniture and BBQ. Cycle storage available. Two well-behaved pets welcome (must be kept on a lead due to the proximity of horses). Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 minute walk.
The village of Thornton Watlass lies north of Masham at the entrance to Wensleydale and the glorious Yorkshire Dales National Park. At the centre of the village is the village green, with its trees, cricket pitch and children's playground, surrounded by houses. Thornton Watlass Church dates from the 11th century and the village also has a public house called the Buck Inn. The nearby town of Masham is situated alongside the River Ure and boasts a market square, where a Wednesday market has been joined by a popular Saturday market. There are lots of walks around the area, including a 10 mile walk along the Ure, arguably one of the best in the UK. The town boasts a range of crafts, galleries, shops, restaurants and pubs, and is the home to the Black Sheep Brewery, which brews 11 million pints of beer a year! The popular towns of Ripon and Harrogate are an easy drive away.
The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.