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High Bands

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Gayle near Hawes, Yorkshire
Grade 4 Star rating
Pets 4
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Spacious quality farmhouse in a rural position with stunning views.

High Bands occupies a truly wonderful position in the heart of Upper Wensleydale some ½ mile from Gayle village and 1½ miles from the bustling market town of Hawes. The Pennine Way is within walking distance from High Bands. This superb farmhouse offers accommodation for groups and families, with extra provision for pets in the form of 4 outdoor kennels where pets can be made comfortable during the daytime and evenings, if required along with the use of the grounds which are fully fenced and dog proof! (Pets are allowed in the house). The house has been lovingly furnished and equipped to offer every home from home convenience with garden and patios, outdoor furniture, barbecue and the convenience of a pretty herb garden with a large variety of fresh aromatic plants to tempt the taste buds. Shop, pub and restuarant 1 miles

Ground Floor:
Living Room: With wood burning stove, TV, DVD, radio/CD, Wi-fi and double sofa bed
Farmhouse Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility Room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and suitable for pets
Bedroom 5: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Wet Room; With shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en suite shower, toilet, heated towel rail and shaver point
Bedroom 2: With double bed
Bedroom 3: With king size bed
Bedroom 4: With 2 single beds, with  pullout beds underneath, suitable for 4 children, or 2 adults
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet, heated towel rail and shaver point.

Oil fired central heating and underfloor heating to ground floor, background heating, power, bed linen and starter pack of fuel for stove included (remainder available by arrangement with owner at cost). Travel cot and highchair available. Towels are not provided. Fully enclosed paved patio to rear and seating area to front with garden furniture, BBQ and herb garden. Outdoor kennels. Ample off road parking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £100.

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  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 27/11/2017
    Beautiful cottage, we struggled with the heating but apart from that had an amazing weekend.

  • 6

    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2017
    We had a problem with the heating, we couldn’t use the fire as smoke was coming into the room we were in & the bedroom above. We rang the telephone number we had to be told, the by the man who answered that his wife took care of these things, but she never got back to us. Phone signal was not good which is understandable, but made it difficult to follow up issue & did not want to waste our time chaseing issue

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2017
    Excellent location with beautiful views. Within 1 mile of amenities.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 04/08/2017
    A wonderful, large spacious cottage, ideal for larger families wishing to get together.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 14/07/2017
    A great house in a fantastic location with Hawes a short stroll away, along with beautiful scenery and wildlife right on the doorstep.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/04/2017
    We had a delightful stay at High Bands. We were a group of 9 and were comfortably accommodated. The kitchen was well equipped and the lounge had lots of seating to enable us all to spread out. The beds were very comfortable and the underfloor heating downstairs made the cottage feel very cosy. It was lovely to be able to take the dogs with us and they could roam freely outside as the back garden was made dog proof. The cottage is well situated and has an array of walks on is doorsteps. There is beautiful countryside wherever you look. I will definitely return. The cottage is best accessed via the village of Gayle.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 20/03/2017
    Excellent accommodation which is well equipped. Fabulous living room with huge wood burning stove. Very comfortable furniture. Excellent under floor heating through out the ground floor. Great kitchen which has everything anyone could ask for. Huge table to sit around and enjoy good food and drink! Will return

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8.3 out of 10 – based on 16 reviews collected by Reevoo
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