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Beautiful, Restored Georgian Barn Set In 15 Acres Of Rolling Grounds And Pond

Bedrooms 3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Converted Barn and Hayloft in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England - Rural Idyll, Yet Close To The Victorian Spa Town Of Harrogate

The Barn & Hayloft are part of a lovely Georgian farmstead set in lush arable countryside. Situated just one mile from the picture postcard village of Bishop Monkton which boasts a babbling brook housing ducks and their baby ducklings and 2 country Inns. There are 15 acres of paddocks and fields to enjoy as well as a large wildlife pond with Indian runner ducks and moorhens as well as sometimes a heron. Yet not far from this haven of calm, are the beautiful and sophisticated town of Harrogate and the medieval cathedral city of Ripon. Bike rides are popular and the farm is on a designated bike route. There are rabbits and wild deer to see as well as pet donkeys and hens. Something for everyone young and old.

Angela Beck
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
8 August, 2017

About Angela Beck

I am Angela and own Pottery Lane farm with David my Husband, a doctor in Leeds. We live in the main farm house with our dog,ducks,hens and donkeys.We both work locally and the guests have the free run of the grounds most of the day if they wish. We have 5 grown up children who come sometimes to visit.

Angela Beck purchased this barn in 2011

Why Angela Beck chose North Yorkshire

We wanted to move to the counrty once our 5 children had left home.We fell in love with Pottery Lane farm which is peaceful and rural yet still close to harrogate and all it has to offer.The best of both worlds.

What makes this barn unique

The farm is set back from the lane and is peaceful and secluded. The duck pond and ducks are relaxing and funny to watch.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Barn was everything and more. Thanks to the weather we ate out in the lovely private garden most evenings and the children loved the antics of the animals.

Thanks for a truly relaxing holiday.

Alex, Carol and the kids.
Aug 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Harrogate in Borough of Harrogate

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , ground floor bathroom with walk in shower and separate bath
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , wet room with large walk in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , ground floor master bedroom with en suite wet room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1st floor double bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , pretty single bedroom on 1st floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Notes on accommodation: Free Wi Fi in both cottages.The larger cottage sleeping 5 ( The Barn) has free netflixs for viewing wide range of films/TV programmes ( play it again) The Barn sleeps 5 and the Hayloft next to it sleeps 2. The cottages can be booked separately or for larger groups of up to 7. Outside: The Barn has its own private garden which catches the evening sun. There are wooden table and chairs and a parasol for confortable outside eating. NB The adjoining field has a pond. The Hayloft has a choice of sitting out areas , on the decking jetty next to the large pond or in the gardens.


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Beautiful, Restored Georgian Barn Set In 15 Acres Of Rolling Grounds And Pond
average rating of 4.7 based on 11 reviews

A Lovely Barn Stay Experience.

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in this cosy, comfortable barn. A very peaceful, pretty setting and a good out of town location for attractions like Nidderdale Llamas and Skipton canal boats.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Newcastle, United Kingdom

A Great Time

  • 5 of 5

We have returned from a super stay at the Barn, we all enjoyed ourselves very much.

For the younger ones the donkeys were a great hit.

A most relaxing place to stay in the countryside but near enough to Ripon for those essentials.

We took the opportunity to cycle,walk and visit the Dales enjoying the Wensleydale

Creamery and Hardraw Force waterfall.

A great time had by all and we would strongly recommend the Barn as a lovely place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments, and good to know you enjoyed your stay. We are busy hatching chicks and ducklings for our guests to enjoy.
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Delightful location, building and owner.

  • 5 of 5

My family had I had a wonderful stay at "the Barn". The building had enough space for five and appliances that made cooking meals very easy on the nights when we didn't want to dine out. The Barn was clean and well maintained and the location was a dream with friendly chickens and donkeys to delight my children. It was extremely easy to get places of interest when we wanted to but loved the fact that we could escape to the peace and quiet of farm whenever we desired. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property in a quiet and tranquill part of the countryside.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay. The Barn is lovely inside and out and has everything you will need for a great holiday base. my 13 year old daughter had a great time feeding the donkeys with carrots each day and feeding grain to the solitary chicken which loved to follow us around. She is very friendly and even got inside the car with my husband on one occasion much to our delight. Angela and her husband are very friendly and approachable and while we were there added 2 more chickens to the menagerie and a field full of sheep and lambs. If you want a relaxing stay in an idyllic location then do not hesitate to book this property. We had my elderly disabled parents with us and it was ideal for them to get about.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well equipped and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Lovely setting lots of nice walks nearby, had a lovely weekend break at the barn. Unfortunately we didn't get to meet the owners however a cake was left for us upon arrival with milk to make a cup of tea, nice touch.

Would recommend the barn again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A brilliant base to explore all of North Yorkshire

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay on Pottery Lane Farm, the first time being in the Hayloft.

The Barn was ideally suited for our family of 4 and we were greeted by Angela on the first day to help us settle in.

Our two boys loved the pond with the ducks and the chickens, also the donkeys in the fields who always came over to say hello!

You have your own courtyard with an outdoor table and chairs, perfect for alfresco dining. I couldn't see a BBQ but we had bought our own.

The barn itself has all the facilities you would need, two bathrooms, a massive fridge freezer, tv and dvd player. There is also a shared laundry room next door. The wifi was very intermittent, but that's no bad thing having a break from the internet too :)

Located pretty much in the middle of North Yorkshire we were able to explore the Dales and the Moors in the weeks stay we had there- easily accessible to nearby Ripon and Harrogate, we had such a lovely relaxing holiday.

We will definitely enjoy a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for this. I am continually upgrading and improving both the cottages. I hope to have more farm animals next spring including some piglets and pygmy goats for the guests to enjoy. Angela
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Leeds /bradford
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Ideally located for sightseeing, walking and cycling.The property is on a National Cycle Route (Way of the Roses No 688 ) , which is mostly gentle undulating , quiet lanes.We have an assortment of bikes to borrow free of charge.

Harrogate 7 miles, York 24 miles, Ripon 1 mile.

RHS Harlow Carr gardens 6 miles,National Trust Fountains Abbey 3 miles, Ripley castle and gardens 4 miles.


Leeds/Bradford airport is 40 minutes drive. A car is recommended here to get around.


The quaint and peaceful village of Bishop Monkton with its babbling brook and

country inns is one mile away. The fashionable spa town of Harrrogate is 8 miles away. The medieval cathedral city of Ripon is 1 mile away. Fountains Abbey is 3 miles away.City of York 24 miles.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Harrogate, Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
August 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £60

Booking Notes:
Initial enquiries and availability to owner. Non refundable Deposit of 15% due at booking. Balance payable 8 weeks before the commencement of the holiday/stay. No smoking in the property. ( There is a private garden just outside Barn entrance if you wish to smoke) No pets (unless pre- agreed with property owner)

Changeover Day:
Flexible change over days. Guest should arrive after 3pm and depart at 10 am.

Notes on prices:
We do short breaks, in mid to low season only, as follows;
2 nights -60%of weekly rate
3 nights-70% of weekly rate
4 nights-80% of weekly rate
5 nights-90% of weekly rate
We also do long let winter breaks- Please contact owner to discuss rates.school holidays and Christmas/New year are high season prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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