Exterior | Howe Villa, Richmond
Exterior | Howe Villa, Richmond
  • Cottage
  • Richmond
  • UKC2305

Howe Villa


out of 10

  • Sleeps up to 13
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Up to 2 pets allowed
Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Howe Villa enjoys an enviable position on the River Swale, with woodland walks and fishing rights on the river.
4 steps to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Games/function/exercise room: With Smart TV.
Bedroom 1/kitchen area: With super kingsize bed, en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet, and kitchen area with fridge and access to grounds.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed, access to garden, and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With double bed and single bed.
First Floor:
Living room: With wood burner, Smart TV with Sky Q and wooden floor.
Drawing room: With gas fire and baby grand piano.
Dining room: With gas fire and wooden floor.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, Aga, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and limestone floor.
Utility room: With dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Second Floor:
Bedroom 4: With four poster kingsize bed, TV and en-suite with bath, walk-in shower and toilet.
Bedroom 5: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 6: With super kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With roll top bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair. Large enclosed lawned garden with courtyard, patio, garden furniture and gas BBQ. 1½-acre natural grounds with woodland. Fishing on-site, free of charge. Private parking for 13 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are steps, a river and 2 ponds in the grounds. This property has a security deposit of £350.
The house retains many of its original Georgian features but provides easy living with a mix of period and contemporary furnishings. The principal rooms are on the middle floor so that the stunning views of the River Swale and gardens can be enjoyed. These consist of a drawing room with a baby grand piano, dining room, living room with wood burner and Smart TV, a kitchen/breakfast room with a two oven Aga, as well as the benefit of a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Venture upstairs to the first floor and you’ll find three wonderful bedrooms, one with a four-poster bed, TV and an en-suite bathroom, one kingsize bedroom and one super kingsize bedroom. There is also a family bathroom, complete with a roll top bath. On the ground floor you will find three more bedrooms, one of which is self-contained and has its own private entrance, kitchenette and en-suite shower room - it is a great space to retreat for peace and tranquillity and to soak up the beautiful views of the garden. The two further bedrooms include a kingsize room with an en-suite shower room and access to the bike store, and a bedroom with both a double and single bed. You can also make use of the large games room complete with a Smart TV and a selection of games.
Situated just a short, picturesque walk from the beautiful historic town of Richmond, dominated by an imposing Norman castle. It offers panoramic views, ancient alleys, museums, monuments, restaurants, markets and shops. Richmond is the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and offers a perfect base to explore the treasures of the past. Discover the oldest Georgian theatre in England, Middleham Castle and Bolton Castle. There is a former Victorian railway station nearby, which is now a thriving hub of artisan bakers, brewers, restaurant, cinema, art gallery and sports facilities. Within an hours’ drive you can visit the medieval city of York, Harrogate, with its Royal baths, and Durham city, with its World Heritage cathedral. The Lake District is close by and has been awarded Unesco World Heritage Status for its outstanding beauty.
Plenty of walking and cycling opportunities can be enjoyed in all directions. Howe Villa is a short walk away from the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the National Trust land Round Howe with its various walks is a stone’s throw from the house over the river.
There are many attractions nearby including Raby Castle, Bowes Museum, the popular city of York, and Hamsterley Forest with its mountain biking trails. Howe Villa is ideal for those seeking a comfortable and relaxing holiday and offers a perfect base for exploring all North Yorkshire. There are historic sites to visit at Rievaulx and Fountains Abbey, stately homes at Nunnington Hall, Castle Howard, and numerous quaint villages with traditional inns serving good food and local ales. To entertain children there is the magical Forbidden Corner, Lightwater Valley theme park, Flamingo Land, Diggerland, Beamish Museum, Go Ape in Dalby Forest and Thorpe Perrow with its birds of prey. Travel east and you will find the beautiful Yorkshire Heritage Coast, home to the popular fishing villages of Whitby and Runswick Bay. Howe Villa really is the perfect place to enjoy a family get together in luxury and an ideal base to get out and explore some of the most beautiful natural splendour in the country. Shop ½ mile, pubs and restaurants ¾ mile.


    Awarded for achieving an overall rating of 9.5 or higher

    Customers' Choice 2019, 2023


Celebration Houses
Cot Available
Customers' Choice
Decorated at Christmas
Enclosed garden or patio
Fishing Nearby
Games Room
Garden or Patio
Golf nearby
Highchair Available
Open Fire or Woodburner
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Washing Machine
Waterside Breaks
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 2 pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please