An idyllic retreat for families to come together in beautiful surroundings in picturesque North Yorkshire and enjoy some quality time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Nestled on the edge of the charming village of Snape, complete with its own castle and award winning fresh fish, Deli, fruit and Veg shop, Carricks. Surrounded by rolling countryside with no visible neighbours, this private and secluded red brick barn conversion welcomes you. The area is a paradise for walkers and cyclists with an abundance of pathways and trails straight from the doorstep. The local pub serving delicious meals is a just short a short walk away. The house is on the edge of the Thorpe Perrow 300 acre estate – which has a great Arboretum or venture slightly further afield to the popular market towns of Bedale (4 miles), Masham (3 miles) or Leyburn (12 miles). Here you can browse the quaint shops and tearooms or grab a bite to eat in one of the many country pubs and restaurants. Aysgarth Falls (20 miles), Bolton Castle (18 miles) and the Yorkshire Dales National Park are all within each reach and, for family days out, Lightwater Valley Theme Park is only 7 miles away.
Oozing with charm and magnificent features, you are greeted by a flagstone boot room on entering the property, the ideal place to leave coats and muddy boots after a day of exploring. Adjoining is a utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer. The grand lounge is the perfect space for the whole family to sit down and relax, whilst the open fire creates a warming ambience. Next to the lounge is a snug with a wood burning stove and Smart TV where you can cosy up and watch a movie or catch up on your favourite TV series. The chef of the group will be pleased to discover a large kitchen, home to all the appliances you could need to rustle up any meal, including an electric double oven, gas hob, American-style fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. To complete the ground floor of this wonderful home is an office and a separate WC. Upstairs you will find five beautiful bedrooms, all furnished to the highest standard to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. The master boasts a super-king-size bed, Smart TV and en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. There are then two king-size bedrooms, one with a four-poster-bed, and both with en-suite bathrooms with baths, separate showers and WC. The fourth bedroom is a double and next to it is the spacious family bathroom with a bath, separate shower and WC. To complete the interior of this magnificent home is a double bedroom with a difference that is certain to entertain the children. The bed is accessed via a ladder which creates a cosy “pod” for adults and children alike. There is also a double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only) and an en-suite shower room with a shower and WC.
Externally the property benefits from a barn area that has been converted into a games room with a pool table, bar area, fridge and there is a separate outside WC. There is a courtyard and a large lawned area adorned with pretty flowers, complemented by generous patios that are ideal for al fresco dining. Relax in the summer sun and enjoy a BBQ whilst creating memories in this wonderful home. There is ample off-road parking and secure cycle storage in one of the outbuildings.
Horses are also welcome and we can discuss livery options – please enquire if you are interested in bringing your horse to stay – there are 5 stables and plenty of grazing.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.