Nestled away in three acres of grounds, High Fell House really is the perfect rural retreat for guests who want to enjoy a holiday off the beaten track. Perfect for walkers, families, cyclists and groups of friends, High Fell House occupies an amazing spot right in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. With fabulous views across Coverdale and beyond, guests will be able to enjoy all of the splendour and glory of this magnificent area. Perfect for nature enthusiasts and animal lovers, guests can often catch a glimpse of deer, pheasants and sheep which wander through their natural habitat right outside the house. Absolutely perfect for family get-together’s and celebrations, High Fell House offers comfortable, cosy and homely furnishings throughout. On the ground floor there is a large lounge with woodburner and original beams as well as a smaller sitting room for guests who like to enjoy reading and peace and quiet. The family kitchen is well equipped and in-keeping with the cottage style with original beams and an Aga for decoration. There are two tables in the dining room which easily seat up to ten people, making this ideal for a big family breakfast or lunch. Guests will find the original stone steps that lead up to the first floor and spacious landing. The master bedroom has a four poster bed and en-suite shower room, and there is a further double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. There are two twin bedrooms and a further single bedroom that is ideal for a child. Outside the property guests will find plenty of space to enjoy the views in the day and at night, gaze up at the bright stars that shine even brighter in this remote and unspoilt location.
A brilliant location for guests who enjoy walking and cycling, there are many public footpaths, cycle paths and bridleways that lead right from the front door through Swaledale, Wensleydale, Wharfedale and beyond. Guests will be able to stroll alongside the banks of the nearby ghyll, over hills and fells including Penhill, Great Shunner Fell, Buckden Pike or the three Yorkshire peaks of Penyghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. Perfect for families and guests of all ages, the popular market town of Leyburn can be located within an easy eight mile drive and offers guests plenty of attractions including a chocolate museum, tea shops, cafe’s and The Forbidden Corner visitor attraction. Numerous other popular towns including Hawes, Bedale, Richmond, Barnard Castle and Ripon are also well worth a day trip and offer guests the opportunity to visit a farmer’s market selling local produce and goods, afternoon tea at one of the many tea shops, or a good old fashioned home cooked meal at one of the many top quality pubs and restaurants. The popular horse riding town of Middleham is also just a short drive away and is the perfect location for guests who love all things equestrian. The thoroughbred horses that are stabled there can often been seen on their daily walks through the area. For guests who enjoy historical attractions, castles and stately homes, High Fell House is the perfect base. Middleham Castle, Castle Bolton, Barnard Castle and Bowes Museum can all be reached within an easy drive. A little further afield but still within an hour and a half drive, guests will be able to take a day trip to the historic, cathedral cities of Durham and York as well as the bustling towns of Harrogate and Yarm.
Ground Floor: The property has electric heating and comprises:
Lounge: Large with beams, wooden floor, wood burner, 32" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining room: Large with beams and wooden floor.
Kitchen: Spacious with beams, slate floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: Beamed with four poster double bed and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en-suite with bath and WC.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds and electric wood burner.
Bedroom 5: With single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.
All electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack. Large, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. 3-acre shared grounds. Ample parking. Cycle store. Natural water supply from a spring. No smoking. NB: The property is accessed via a rough track (4X4 or similar vehicle recommended). Sloping banks and ghyll in the grounds.