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Paradise For Two - Stable Conversion.



Updated: 20-Nov-2016
Cottage in High Ellington, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, - Peaceful Location 2 Miles from the picturesque market town of Masham.

Set adjacent to our farmhouse, The Stable is set in its own garden with a small terrace beyond the french windows and an adjacent paddock. Whether you want a quite, lazy holiday or a base from which to tour The Dales or Moors, High Ellington and The Stable are ideally located. The attractive market town of Masham, home of Theakstons and Black Sheep Ales is just two and a half miles away and offers a range of shopping facilities. Leyburn, Middleham, Bedale, Ripon and Thirsk are all within twenty minutes drive.Touring the area by car is a perfect way to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of The Dales and revel in the pleasure of driving on quiet, uncongested roads. For the more energetic, The Dales are a walker's dream with hundreds of unspoilt footpaths to explore. A wealth of stately homes, gardens, castles and abbeys are within easy reach.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'As near to perfection as one could hope for'

'It's so quiet and tranquil you can almost hear the grass grow.'

'I cannot begin to imagine why anyone would want to go anywhere else.'

'We have enjoyed a lovely peaceful weekend away in your beautiful little cottage. No phones, no traffic - great!'

'How lucky we were finding this FANTASTIC place at the last minute!'

'Year 9 - speaks for itself!! Another lovely week'

Discovered the cottage through the Artison web site - what a find!
Feb 2012
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Leeds Bradford at 40 Miles Nearest Barpub : Masham at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Hull at 60 Miles Nearest Golf : Masham at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Thirsk at 14 Miles Nearest Motorway : A1M at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Masham at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Yorkshire East Coast at 50 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

There is a local studio which provides day courses on painting, pottery, jewellery making, photography, and a host of other topics within three miles of the stable. Full information can be found on their website www.artison.co.uk

Cookery Courses are available at Swinton Park, Masham and Betty's of Harrogate.


The North Yorkshire Coast is about one and half hours drive from The Stable.


Durham, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford are all all within one and a half hour's drive. Because there is no public transport in High Ellington, a car is essential. The nearest railway stations are Thirsk and Northallerton, both half an hour from High Ellington.


Two and a half miles from Masham.

Lots of places of interest within an hours drive, including Harrogate, York and Leeds.

Further Details:

Masham has a full range of shops including two butchers, a bakers, greengrocers, chemist, bank and 3 galleries. There are many good eating places in the area and information is provided in The Stable. Gardens, Historic Houses and many places of interest are within easy reach. Fountains Abbey, a world heritage site, is just half an hour away. York with its cathedral, historic buildings and museums is an hour's drive. Sporting enthusiasts are well catered for with some of the finest golf courses, fishing and cricket. Racing is staged 140 days a year within the county. Local racecourses include Ripon, York, Catterick and Thirsk. There is a good range of information leaflets and guides in The Stable to help you plan your days out.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
6 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas Week
24 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
High Season
30 Apr 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
5 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
31 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A £50 non returnable deposit is required at the time of booking and the balance is due one month before your visit. We regret we cannot accept credit cards. Payments from abroad can be made by Bank Transfer.

Changeover Day:
Our normal changeover day is Saturday for weekly bookings. Guests are asked to vacate The Stable by 10.30 am on the day of departure and not to arrive before 3pm. For short breaks we can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Short break rates are available by visiting our web site or contacting the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 20-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All


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


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...


  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower en-suite in bedroom. Separate toilet and washbasin. Towels provided. Shaver point.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Twin bedded room with shower en-suite. Ample storage for clothing and personal effects. Central heating radiator. All season duvets and extra blankets, hot water bottles and hairdryer provided.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The Stable was converted in 1993 to a high specification and has been well maintained since then. It is set ajacent to the owners farmhouse but enjoys the privicy of its own garden. The gas central heating keeps the building comfortable and the woodburning stove is additional heating which has a great appeal. A dustbin full of logs is included in the price and additional logs can be purchased at £6 a bin full. We respectfully request our guests not to smoke in The Stable. WE REGRET NO PETS Outside: There is a small patio beyond the french windows and a bird bath and feeder which attracts many species including woodpeckers and nuthatches. Over 29 different species have been recorded by our guests so far. There is a table and chairs on the patio for outdoor dining. The half acre paddock is available for a gentle stroll. All linen and towels are included in the price. These are changed weekly.

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