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Ballowfield Barn

Carperby, Yorkshire
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This property is managed by Original Cottages info_outline

Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Parking on site / nearby
Highchair available
Travel Cot available
Towels included
Family friendly
Luxury
Internet access
Open fire / wood burner
Enclosed garden / patio
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
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At a glance

  • Beautiful barn conversion set in a secluded rural area within the stunning valley of Wensleydale
  • Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner adds to the sociable ambience of this attractive property
  • Lovely outdoor area with a summerhouse, ideal for friends and family to relax and dine in the sunshine
Property code: OC-DS1033

Escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy this beautiful spot amongst breathtaking scenery in the Yorkshire countryside. Your group of five friends or family will love this charming home that boasts superb views and a delightful summerhouse.

Step into the entrance hall of this holiday home, where you can hang your coats and place your walking boots, before heading through to the open-plan kitchen/diner. This bright and airy space combines character in the way of beams and exposed brickwork, with contemporary fixtures and furnishings. Cook up tasty dinners or prepare filling breakfast in the well-equipped kitchen, sit around the dining table, or take a seat on the sofa in front of the Smart TV at one end of this room. A separate lounge provides further comfortable seating, as well as a warming wood burner and a further TV with all the mod cons you need. A handy WC is also provided. Heading downstairs, you will find the three bedrooms. Choose from a super-king-size bedroom, a double bedroom, or a single bedroom, while a family bathroom completes the interior. Outside is a wonderful summerhouse with table and chairs, the perfect spot for al fresco dining. There are also two separate outdoor seating areas with lovely views over the surrounding fields.

Situated 1 mile from the little village of Carperby, this retreat is in a quiet spot but within easy reach for everything you will need. A handy pub/restaurant is situated in Carperby, but for further amenities, visit the wonderful market town of Hawes (8.5 miles). Head off on foot or bike and enjoy the varying trails and routes leading through the Yorkshire Dales, a particular favourite in the area is the Muker to Keld circular walk (8 miles) along the River Swale.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size zip-and-link bed which can be made up as a twin on request, 1 double, 1 single
  • 1 bathroom - 1 with shower over the bath and WC, separate WC on the ground floor
  • Fridge/freezer, electric double oven, and induction hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, and kettle.
  • Lockable garage with washing machine and storage for bikes
  • Welcome pack
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgates available
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs supplied)
  • Smart TV
  • Mobile signal is variable
  • Maximum of 2 dogs permitted
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Storage for bikes in lockable garage
  • Pub with 2.5 miles, shop 3.5 miles
  • There is an additional sofa bed in the dining area but bedding is not provided
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00
  • 2 dogs allowed. Additional charges may apply

Karen Haxell

This property is personally managed by Karen.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 43 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Peter 4th June 2024

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Really enjoyed our stay in this well laid out, well equipped cottage. A lovely basket of treats made us feel welcome, thank you. Gorgeous location and easy access to nearby villages by road or on foot. We love the Dales and will be back.

Reviewed by Louise 4th May 2024

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Very cosy and comfortable cottage. Well placed for the northern Dales.

Reviewed by Louise 24th March 2024

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We found Ballowfield to be a lovely, comfortable and well equipped cottage set in an ideal location for exploring Wensleydale.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 13th November 2023

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An excellent property for both humans and pets Exceptionally comfortable and well equipped Good base for discovering the area

Reviewed by Jayne 8th October 2023

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Large, characterful upside down cottage with off road parking. Great amount of space inside with lovely fireplace in the living room. Kitchen area was like another living room with a sofa and TV. Great views from the living room and kitchen windows. Everything you would expect in your own home and a lovely welcome pack. There was nothing we could fRead moreault. Hide

Reviewed by Janet 24th September 2023

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Reviewed by Simon 5th September 2023

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Reviewed by Anthony 13th August 2023

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Reviewed by Victoria 16th July 2023

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The cottage is clean, modern yet cosy and within moments of many beautiful walks. This is our second visit to Ballowfield and weve already booked to return for a fortnight next year

Reviewed by Jane 2nd July 2023

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Reviewed by Mark 28th May 2023

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Reviewed by Anonymous 27th May 2023

Great holiday, lovely weather! One of the wonders of the world - the Muker to Keld circular walk!! Fish and chips in Hawes great too. Enjoy!

Reviewed by Anonymous 20th May 2023

Thanks for welcome package. Enjoyed our stay in the area, a return visit after many years. Nice cottage to come back to at the end of 4-6 hour walking days. Walk to Askrigg and first cuckoo of 2023 one of our most memorable.

Reviewed by Camille 7th May 2023

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Reviewed by Janice 3rd May 2023

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Ballowfield Barn was warm, comfortable, homely, clean and we had the best nights sleeps in the most comfortable of beds! Would definitely stay here again. The countryside is beautiful even in cold damp weather. Loved it!

Reviewed by Anonymous 2nd May 2023

What a lovely warm, homely cottage. We've all had a great, relaxing few days and our spaniel is exhausted - she's had the best of times!! Thank you!

Reviewed by Anonymous 28th April 2023

Well equipped cottage in great location. A good walk every day and dry for most of the week. Thank you!

Reviewed by Lee 21st April 2023

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Lovely cottage in a great peaceful location. Plenty of walks nearby. The cottage has everything you need and was very clean. The layout was very well thought out too allowing for great views from the living room. Would love to stop here again.

Reviewed by Anonymous 16th April 2023

Lovely warm cosy cottage. Loved the layout making the most of the fantastic views. we made good use of the fire and speaker. Would love to visit again. Thank you.

Reviewed by Anonymous 8th April 2023

This is our second visit to this beautiful cottage. The children love looking for sheep and rabbits out of the windows! We have been very lucky with the weather and had lots of great walks. We can recommend fish & chips from the van! We'll be back again!

Reviewed by Anonymous 31st March 2023

Nice cottage. Plenty of walk and good food. Plus, we managed to tire our dog out at the end of each day! A perfect holiday.

Reviewed by Anonymous 20th March 2023

What a wonderful 4 days. Very warm and relaxing. Great walks and stunning views.....We strongly recommend. THANK YOU

Reviewed by Helen 18th March 2023

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Wonderful location for walking and sightseeing. Stunning views well equipped, a real treat.

Reviewed by Anonymous 10th March 2023

A wonderful week - we have experienced all four seasons! We had a pleasant drink at Reeth in bright sunshine and one hour later were struggling to navigate the roads back to the barn due to snow drifts - amazing!! Great walk to Askrigg and back. We highly recommend The Sandpiper at Leyburn and the Mill Race tea shop at Aysgarth. Watching the stoat Read moreplaying in the snow will stay with us forever. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Anonymous 5th February 2023

Lovely, relaxing weekend away in the beautiful barn! warm and comfortable, great location and great views. 10/10 - would return. we all loved the peace and quiet away from uni life! Walked to Aysgarth Falls and they were stunning! Thank you!

Reviewed by Anonymous 3rd January 2023

Windy, wet but wonderfully comfortable, thank you!

Reviewed by Peter, Katie and family 3rd January 2023

Windy & wet but wonderfully comfortable, thank you.

Reviewed by Samantha 1st January 2023

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This is an amazing property, spacious, well-equipped, and of a very high standard. It had everything we needed and we all enjoyed staying here over Christmas.. the views from the living room were spectacular and it was great to watch the sheep grazing in the fields when we were having breakfast. We would definitely book this property again.

Reviewed by Peter & Ann 28th December 2022

Thank you for a lovely Christmas in Ballowfield Barn.

Reviewed by Anonymous 30th October 2022

Beautiful, warm cosy cottage, lovely views. Shopping at Skipton, good hill walk up Buckden Pike, walk at Middleham. Lovely walks and cafes at Aysgarth Falls. Super week - thank you - our spaniel is actually tired! Thank you for the thoughtful welcome pack

Reviewed by Kinnaird family 30th October 2022

Beautiful, warm cosy cottage, lovely views. Starting at Skipton, good hill walk up Buckden pike. Lovely walks and Aysgarth falls. Super walk, thank you our spaniel is already tired. Thank you for the thoughtful welcome pack.

Reviewed by Mark 13th October 2022

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Reviewed by Anita 11th October 2022

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We had a lovely chilled out rest and having 2 labradors the barn was ideal.

Reviewed by Susan 4th October 2022

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Reviewed by Robin 12th September 2022

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Reviewed by Anonymous 9th September 2022

What wonderful accommodation. Very, very comfortable week, reacquainting ourselves with the Dales after 30 years away. Best walk - Buckden, Firth Fell, Horse Head Gate, Yocken - Thwaite.

Reviewed by Victoria 4th September 2022

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Ballowfield Barn is an absolute delight to stay in. Great location with many places within an easy walk and lots of places to drive to too. Excellent standard of accommodation- its clear that the owners take great pride in their property. Everything you could ask for in terms of equipment - we were never left thinking we should have packed anythiRead moreng. The beds are super comfortable and the bathroom is again well equipped. We loved it so much that we booked our next stay whiles we were there to make sure we could come back. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by The Copperwaites 3rd September 2022

An absolutely beautiful cottage, perfectly located for exploring a vast area with tons to offer. Excellently equipped and the most comfortable beds. We're already planning our next stay. Thank you !

Reviewed by Caroline, Phil, Tom & Milo 28th July 2022

Wonderful four day break at Ballowfield Barn. The cottage is super comfortable and very well equipped, great location for lots of walks. Walk from the cottage to Aysgarth falls, particularly enjoyable and the Leyburn shawl circular a must. Lovely lunch also at the Three Horseshoes in Wensley.

Reviewed by David 19th July 2022

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Very comfortable property with outstanding views. We found it very quiet. Well equipped with good quality furnishings. Ideal for walkers.

Reviewed by Paul 5th July 2022

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Lovely, large comfortable cottage in peaceful surroundings. Fantastic large comfy bed in the master bedroom. Very well equipped kitchen.

Reviewed by Nikki 24th June 2022

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Reviewed by Brian 14th June 2022

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A wonderful cottage in a fabulous location. One of the most impressive things is the quality of all the furniture - solid, well made, lovely to look at. The beds were outstanding! The kitchen was also very well equipped with quality stuff. We're definitely planning on going back soon!

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