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Spectacular Dales Views, Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty Close To Harrogate



Updated: 16-May-2017
  • Sleeps 13
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms On Suites Very Large Barn for Large Families and Groups

We were previously with letting agent but not happy so have moved, great reviews everyone loves it.

6 bedrooms, 4 double beds, 2x2 single beds, 3 on suites 1 house bathroom and downstairs toilet. large garden barbecue large tables outside. All fitting used are oak. lovely oak kitchen 4 oven AGA with kitchen table seating 12.

An outstanding house in a spectacular situation with breath taking views over the Dallowgill Moors.

Inn brief the property comprises of six bedrooms, four bathrooms, four reception rooms,

Finished with beautiful oak windows, oak doors, floors and beams and many other attractive features including original fireplaces.

The barn is extensive with the kitchen (28'3 x 14'3) boasting an exceptional hand crafted oak kitchen with ample units, a four aga oven and a stone floor. The large drawing room (35'0 x 18'3) has views either side through french doors and is kept warm in the winter by a log burning stove.

The inner hallway with glass doors gives access to a reception hall and to the snug. The front porch adjoins the cloakroom, these rooms have the original stone flag floors,

There are 3 steps down to a spacious sitting room (20'10 x 15'8), adjoining study and laundry room with sink and small kitchen/ utility room.

An original stone staircase rises to separate first floor accommodation which includes a fabulous master suite (master bedroom 19'0 x 17'4) and a luxurious en-suite bathroom with a original jacuzzi bath. On this floor there are two further double bedrooms and a well equipped house bathroom.

An outstanding oak staircase rises from the drawing room to further upstairs accommodation including a wonderful galleried landing with access to two further double bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms.

Broadband wifi installed.

The property is approached over a long driveway to parking at the front and rear of the house. The parking area at the rear with stone setts leads to a flagged terrace at the side of the house and access to the kitchen, principal hallway and the lawned garden.

This outstanding property is on the edge of the hamlet of Dallowgill and situated in a wonderful position overlooking the Dallowgill Moors about eight miles from the Cathedral City of Ripon, 17 miles (30 mins) from Harrogate and approximately 32 miles from the financial centre of Leeds.

Pateley Bridge is six miles, A1 motorway is 10 miles away and there are good local facilities in Kirkby Malzeard about three miles away, including a general store, butcher, fish and chip shop, two public houses and games field association. St Andrew’s Church and The Mechanics Institute. The popular public house the Grantley arms is two miles away

Good local schools and the bus picks up at the end of the lane, for Ripon,

Situated in the golden triangle and near Harrogate makes this a highly desirable holiday property.

Large living room with wood burning stove logs supplied, games room, snug room, 2nd large living room, downstairs toilet, 2 staircases one separate with 2 doubles and on suites for separate family members accessed from main living room ....

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About the Owner

Judi or Mike
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
16 May, 2017

About Judi or Mike

Lived here for 10 years but offspring now flown and has stables where used to have 6 horses, 3 dogs, goats, chickens sheep, and hundreds of rabbits that are still here...

Why Judi or Mike chose North Yorkshire

This took us years to find and years to do up, its a very special Barn and everyone loves it, magical place with fine walks and glorious countryside.

What makes this barn unique

Spectacular setting, peaceful quiet and wildlife you never get to see Grouse, red and black, Canadian geese, curlews, red kites owls and Buzzardsbirds of prey... more to be added

15 Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)


Great week in stunning Yorkshire countryside in a well equipped, character barn conversion

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Manchester House so my Mother could celebrate her 80th birthday with her extended family. There were 5 adults, 2 uni students, 3 teenagers plus 2 other children ranging in age from 8 to 80 years.

What particularly suited our group was the space and layout - everyone was free to do their own thing or socialise together.

The property was well equipped with all we needed from games room to AGA. There were plenty of kitchen utensils and a useful utility room.

The immediate countryside provided walks, rivers to explore and challenging run tracks for some. We ventured further afield to visit local landmarks in countryside and towns for sight seeing and walks.

A few comments that we feel worth mentioning:

It was a squash to fit all 12 of us round the kitchen table to eat and as mentioned in a previous review my daughter's blonde hair turned light green - following research a shower filter could prevent this for future guests [using the family bathroom upstairs]. The wifi was patchy and slow - frustrating to those among us trying to revise using the internet.

Overall we had a holiday to remember and the birthday girl was delighted!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic week

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a fantastic week in Manchester House celebrating the 80th of our mother in law. Having read several previous reviews I wondered a little but happy to report that the fridge had been replaced and worked without fault. The AGA and heating was on throughout to the point that the house was heated and water always available on demand. The grass was short enough to use although the wind was prevailing throughout the dry week that we enjoyed....and when it gets going brace yourself for a damn good blow..

The property itself is stunning and ideal for a large family group as ours was, kids and adults could easily spread out, the games room was good and the conversion of the barn to the highest standard well equipped and exceptionally comfortable...

As with previous reviews however not great for naturally blonde people. - my daughters hair did turn decidedly green by mid week...no permanent harm done and actually the colour quite suits her.

Plenty to do in the area, I can recommend Masham golf club for a nice challenging 9 holes, Harrogate and York both close and the breweries of Masham!...lots of walks to be had but be prepared for the slow country lanes...it's remote but incredibly quiet as a result.....

Would happily recommend

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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family get together

  • 5 of 5

If you like to be away from it all this is the place. No neighbours, beautiful setting and very clean and spacious house. We like to cook and there was plenty of pots, pans and utensils

Very warm house,very welcoming with a gift pack which was a nice touch .

Different areas to sit in so you are not in each others pockets all the time

House is for 12 but it is a pity you cannot sit 12 round the dining table.

Also if I am being super critical it could do with a few more comfy chairs in the main lounge so everyone can sit together at night.

A fantastic weekend in a lovely house Cannot wait to do it again

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely property

  • 4 of 5

Manchester house is a lovey property in a beautiful setting and our family of mixed ages had a great time. The house is very comfortable and well equipped and fitted to a high standard. I think it would benefit from a shower being fitted in the downstairs loo so those staying in downstairs bedroom have facilities to match the rest of the house. Outside space is great and would be perfect in the summer for BBQ's and a nice bottle of wine . Lovely walk direct from your door through a very pretty wood. The approach road needs to be taken with care as a lot of pot holes and I imagine tricky in some small cars but very much worth it when you get to the barn. Thank you for a lovely stay .

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Than you for your kind feedback. The downstairs bedroom does have very close access to a toilet and sink downstairs and does not have a shower, we would like to point out we have 4 shower cubicles in the barn so hope it was not to much of a inconvenience. The lower approach road is maintained by filling in the pot holes but after bad weather, persistent rainfall and winter then there could be gaps in the maintenance. The walk on the doorstep is the mosaic walk that takes you through the wood to the small river stream and through Dallowgill, follow the mosaics. Thank you and glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic weekend we've had. The cottage is beautiful extremely comfortable and really well equipped. Beautifully decorated throughout in a stunning location. Lovely touches with the wine, biscuits and tea and coffee. Thanks for a lovely stay would definitely love to return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent property for family of group stay.

  • 4 of 5

Outstanding position and locality. We had a family reunion and the property was ideal, only thing were minor maintenance matters which require attention, such as dishwasher trays broken making it difficult to stack crockery etc.

Listing is accurate, property in very clean condition and the welcome pack was much appreciated - thank you. Response to emails could have been a bit better, but we managed to sort out that in time. We'd certainly recommend to others to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

This took us years to find and years to do up, its a very special Barn and everyone loves it, magical place with fine walks and glorious countryside.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Leeds/ Bradford at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : Grantley arms at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Newcastle at 70 Miles Nearest Golf : Masham also Ripon, Harrogate at 8 Miles Nearest Train : Harrogate 17 miles,Thirsk,Northallerton main line at 17 Miles Nearest Motorway : A1M 12 miles that leads to A1 OR M1 at 12 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Grantley Arms, plenty around this area at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Whitby at 60 Miles Car: necessary

www.nidderdaleaonb.org.uk/.../Walks/CrackpotsMosaicTrail_web.pdf details of walk we are down the lane from this walk.

http://where2walk.co.uk/yorkshire_dales/walks_through_history/lost-world-of-dallowgill/?pid=1275 The lost world of Dallowgill if you like walking.

In a area of outstanding natural beauty ANOB spectacular setting and views, 10 mins away from world heritage site Fountains Abbey and Light Water Valley theme park world longest roller coaster is 15 mins away, so much to see and do see Yorkshire activities on google, spectacular walking on the mosaic walk Dallowgill 300 meters away check google, near to Masham, Ripon, Harrogate, Pateley Bridge.

Prices and Availability

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £30

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Updated: 16-May-2017


From the Owner

Spectacular setting, peaceful quiet and wildlife you never get to see Grouse, red and black, Canadian geese, curlews, red kites owls and Buzzardsbirds of prey... more to be added

Property Type

  • barn


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • MP3 Dock
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Groups
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 4000 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • main bathroom, 3 on suites and toilet downstairs


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 doubles, 2x2 singles


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Yard


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome

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