Converted Barn and Hayloft in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England - Rural Idyll, Yet Close To The Victorian Spa Town Of Harrogate
The Barn & Hayloft (****Tourist Board rating) 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.
Details for holiday cottage Hayloft, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom
Bedroom with one 5ft double bed. Vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
Ensuite bathroom with walk in shower
This cosy living room on the ground floor has a fully equipped kitchen with cooker, microwave and cottage pine table and chairs. There is a fridge with freezer compartment and all crockery and cutlery together with a full compliment of cooking equipment
there is a shared utility room( outside the hayloft)
A cosy lifestyle room with underfloor heating and comfortable armchairs, TV, DVD and CD player. Wi Fi is available free of charge in the cottage. Reception is fairly good but sometimes slow due to rural location.
The Hayloft is professionally cleaned after each letting to ensure high standards. All bedding and towels are included. Heating included in price.
About the Owner
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.
From the Owner
“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.”
Activity and Interests
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.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Additional pricing information
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 approved by holiday owner
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
- 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
- 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“The farm is set back from the lane and is peaceful and secluded. The duck pond and ducks are relaxing and funny to watch.”
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
- 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- 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.