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Farmstead Cottage At Bland Close Farm

Ripon, North Yorkshire
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Family friendly
Quirky
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A luxury, pet-friendly stone barn conversion featuring a hot tub, sat in the heart of a North Yorkshire
  • Complete with a cosy wood burner, perfect for those chilly winter nights during your stay
  • Immerse yourself in the farm experience as you explore the surroundings with the pigs, sheep and alpacas
Property code: 94000

Discover a luxurious countryside retreat on a charming working farm just outside Ripon, where tranquillity meets nature. This idyllic escape immerses you in rural life, surrounded by contented cattle, grazing sheep, friendly alpacas, clucking chickens, and amiable pigs. The farm's ambience is set by nature's heartbeat, creating a serene haven. Explore nearby attractions, including the enchanting Studley Park, the historic Fountains Abbey, the medieval Markenfield Hall and the ancient charms charm of the cathedral city of Ripon, all within 2 miles. Dive into the cultural richness of Yorkshire and experience the Law and Order Museums, craft markets, and the excitement of Ripon Races. Venture to Harrogate (12 miles) and the historic cathedral city of York (28 miles), or visit stately homes like Newby Hall (5 miles). The farm also serves as a gateway to the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales National Park and the peaceful North York Moors for avid walkers. With its picturesque setting and proximity to historical sites, this farm provides the perfect base for an unforgettable Yorkshire experience, combining luxury with the beauty of rural life. A superb, stone-built, two-story detached barn conversion nestled on a picturesque farm—an ideal haven for couples or a small family seeking a relaxing holiday.

Fully renovated in 2024, this cottage offers wonderful views all around. Step inside to discover an inviting open-plan living space, brimming with character and offering panoramic views of the lush farmland. The kitchen is generously equipped for crafting home-cooked meals, and the dining area provides the perfect setting to plan your next day's adventures. Unwind in the lounge area, complete with a cosy wood burner, Smart TV, and a selection of board games for entertainment. Enjoy the comfort of underfloor heating throughout the property. Upstairs, you'll find a king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom which can be made a double upon request all featuring high-quality mattresses for a restful night's sleep, and en-suite showers for added convenience.

Step outside to find two delightful courtyards – one bathed in sunlight, perfect for al fresco dining, and the other housing a hot tub and a grassed area, ideal for unwinding in the soothing bubbles after a day of exploration. If you've brought along your four-legged friend, an exclusive paddock awaits, providing ample space for them to run freely. Your countryside retreat promises a perfect blend of comfort, character and relaxation for an unforgettable holiday experience.

  • 2 bedrooms –1 king-size, 1 twin bedroom (which can be made a double upon request)
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms with WCs, 1 separate downstairs WC
  • Electric hob/oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Wood burner (first basket supplied, further logs can be provided for an extra charge)
  • Underfloor heating downstairs
  • Smart TV
  • Rear courtyard with outdoor table and chairs
  • Front courtyard with hot tub
  • Shared secure grassed dog paddock
  • Access to a dog wash
  • Private car park
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 2 miles
  • This property can be booked alongside another property that sleeps a further 16 guests. Please contact us for details
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Rachel Stowe

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 4 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jennifer 31st May 2024

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We had a lovely week in this well appointed cottage. The hosts were friendly and helpful and provided a welcome pack of bread, milk, eggs, biscuits and marmalade. The beds were very comfortable and ensuites had good sized showers. There are 3 beautiful alpacas on the farm and we were lucky to have them in a paddock just outside the sitting room winRead moredow. There is a hot tub in one of the two private outside sitting/dining areas. Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 17th May 2024

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WOW!! Where to start? We had the most wonderful week, amazing location, the only noise are the birds, yet you are only a five minute drive from Ripon. Fabulous walks on the doorstep, great hosts who have gone above and beyond to make guests feel very welcome, especially pampered pooches. A very secure place with a private paddock, we also had a regRead moreular visit from the farms 3.1/2 legged pet lamb, Jeremy. The hosts are very passionate about what they do and willing share their knowledge. Amazing. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian 13th May 2024

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Not enough characters to do this immaculate converted barn cottage justice. Rurally fabulous. Sheep in paddock beside cottage. Relaxing silence except for birdsong. Friendly and helpful owners live next door. Very clean. Comfortable beds. Great sofa. Well-maintained hot tub sheltered from view where you can relax with a glass (plastic) of wine and Read morewatch Red Kites soaring overhead, or come out later and look up at the stars, unaffected by light pollution. Hide

Reviewed by Jade 10th May 2024

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Such a beautiful place to stay if you just want to get away from it all, coupled with very friendly hosts, cottage is finished to a high standard, a very comfortable, clean stay, private & with views galore, we are sure we will stay here again in the future, highly recommend.

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