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Sleeps 10 adults Bedrooms 6 Pets Not accepted Region Yorkshire Town/village Richmond
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Large Group Retreat, near Richmond (DS231IN)

Situated between Gunnerside and Muker, deep in the beautiful countryside of Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and the properties offer you a very warm Yorkshire welcome. The cottages which are situated side by side are located on the owner's working hill farm and are surrounded by their own land, here you can enjoy true peace and tranquillity and breath-taking views of stunning Swaledale.

The cottages are just 1.5 miles from the charming villages of Muker and Gunnerside. Both properties are comfortably furnished, well equipped and retain much of their original character. Steeped in history there are some date-stones showing 1685 although some parts of the properties probably date back a century earlier. The mullion windows and beamed ceilings contrast well with the modern facilities to provide you with charming Yorkshire holiday homes yet offering all the 'mod cons'. The en suite shower rooms to four of the bedrooms add to the comfort of these properties.

These properties provide ideal accommodation for two families, a large family or group of friends. can accommodate three people and the house sleeps seven and has a large lounge an dining room so everyone can eat and dine together.

Hallway: Coat and boot storage
Kitchen: Electric hob, oven, grill, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, dining table and chairs.
Lounge: Armchairs, TV with Freeview, electric fire. (Seating will include a sofa from April)
Utility Room: Washing machine, door to garden.

Bedroom 1: Zip and Link beds (can be king-size or twin), built in wardrobe, dressing table, washbasin.
En suite: Remote control electric shower, toilet, washbasin.
Bedroom 2: Single bed, wardrobe.
En suite: Electric shower, toilet, washbasin.

Lounge: Open fire. TV with freesat, DVD.
Dining Room: Dining table and chairs.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer.

Bedroom 1: Double bed.
En-suite: Bath, shower over the bath, toilet and washbasin.
Bedroom 2: Single bed (accessed through Bedroom 1).
Bedroom 3: Twin beds.
Bedroom 4: Twin beds.
Shower Room: Shower, toilet and washbasin.

Both cottages:
Pets: Sorry no pets.
Parking: Ample off-road parking.
Garden: Patio area to the front, enclosed garden to the rear.
Heating: Oil central heating, open fire in the lounge at the house (welcome fuel provided).
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. No smoking at this property. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. Mobile phone signal is weak. There is no internal connecting door between the properties
Pub & Shop: 1.5 miles.

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  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • High chair
  • Open Fire
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Welcome Basket
  • Beach
  • Parking, Private


Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings.


By far the largest county in the UK, Yorkshire is extremely popular for its countryside retreats as well as the bright lights of some busy cities like Harrogate, Sheffield and Leeds. Scarborough is the oldest seaside resort in Britain.

Whitby has been voted the country's best beach and has a beautiful harbour and a Dracula museum to boot (the town is featured in the Bram Stoker vampire story of the same name, as well as some of its many movie adaptations).

Yorkshire has always had a great and not always friendly rivalry with the neighbouring county of Lancashire. Some of the bloodiest battles in English history took place in these shires, as the opposing Plantagenet houses of York and Lancaster fought a bitter civil conflict commonly known as the Wars of the Roses. Nowadays the competition takes place mostly on the cricket pitch.

The two counties are among the most famous teams in this oh so important English summer game. Yorkshire has the nickname “God's own county”, a reference to the beauty of its countryside, with several National Parks formed to protect its moors and dales and rugged coastline. Cliffs of limestone, chalk and jet guard its coast against the sea. Because of its considerable size, Yorkshire is often regarded as three distinct administrative areas called “ridings” (North, West and East Riding), a Scandinavian concept thought to derive from the Viking occupation in the first century AD.

Area Yorkshire Nearest shop 1.5 miles Nearest pub 1.5 miles


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