Seata Barn

Askrigg, Yorkshire Dales

  • 4 Star Gold
  • A beautiful barn conversion surrounded by open fields and picturesque countryside views over Wensleydale in the popular town of Askrigg. 

You can book this property from:

  • £783 per week
  • £112 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 1 zip & link beds - can be king/super king or single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Smart TV
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

  • Please ask guests about bed configuration would they prefer 1 super king or 2 singles



  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Seata Barn
Property Location: Askrigg
Description: 3 bed barn conversion

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: little white bus stops at Askrigg Memorial
The nearest train station is: Garsdale station
The nearest petrol station is:  Hawes
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is:
The nearest food shop is: well-stocked corner shop in village, further amenities in Hawes
The nearest pub/restaurant:  The White Rose is at the bottom of the drive, 2 other pubs in Askrigg
Mobility equipment hire is:

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Private parking area at the front of the property, adjoining the garden
Number of spaces available: 2
For what sized car:  2 medium cars
Parking surface is: gravel
Is the parking level: Yes, although access if up a steep and narrow drive
Is there good space to unload once parked? yes
Distance to property from parking: 5m
Distance to nearest public parking area: street parking less than 100m, car park 200m
Is it pay and display? Yes honesty box
The width of the path to the property is: driveway entrance 276cm
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? 0

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: 72cm
Number of steps to the main entrance: 0
The height of the key safe is: 112cm
The height of the keyhole is: 116cm
How many other entrances to the property are there? 2
Is the entrance well lit?  light by the back door, but no street lamps

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: carpet
Are there are any rugs? yes
The door widths within these areas are? 80cms, 72cms
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Is the floor level and step free? 2 steps down from hallway to living room
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

The flooring is: tiled
Is the floor level and step free? Step up into adjoining snug
The width of the doorways is: 72cm
What height is the worktop to the floor? 90cm
Is the oven set high or low? high
The fridge height is: 88cm both
The freezer height is: Integrated fridge/freezer, freezer at ground level
Is crockery stored high or low:  both
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes; what and where? Iron and ironing board, clothes horse, washer and dryer in utility room

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? 2
The number of steps between floors is: 12 steps, L-shaped staircase
The flooring is: carpet
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? Yes, step up to master bedroom, step midway along landing
The door widths are: 73cms
Bed sizes are: 1 king size, 2 singles, 1 zip and link
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: tiled
Is the flooring level? Small sloped step up into bathroom, then level flooring
Width of the doorways: 73cms, en-suite 80cms
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? Downstairs walk-in shower (still has a lip)
Is there a ground floor WC? yes
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Shower room
Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? no
Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? Downstairs – see above

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: small yard area with log store and bins, garden to front of property
Is permanent seating provided? yes
Is there outside lighting? Yes at front and back door
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg edges of steps) no
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? no
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? Yes fence alongside parking area, stone wall
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? no

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? no
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? N/A
Mobile phone reception information: strong reception for all networks
Closest public telephone is:
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes, but need to reach hand down beside tables/chest of drawers
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? no

Additional relevant information
Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property: N/A



This beautiful and characterful barn conversion, which sleeps 6, is surrounded by fields, picturesque countryside, and impressive views of Wensleydale.  It has a pretty garden boasting a Wildflower corner, grassy lawn and well-appointed patio, perfect for lazing away a sunny day. Seata Barn is situated in the popular village of Askrigg with three excellent pubs, a well-stocked corner shop and a cosy café. Askrigg is the fictional Darrowby in the All Creatures Great and Small James Herriott TV series and Skeldale house is on the high street. Why not visit the real Skeldale House in Thirsk, a world renowned museum?  Ideal for walkers and nature lovers alike you will be spoilt for choice in this beautiful area. The history throughout this large barn, which oozes character, is evident: there are beams  and traditional stonework aplenty, complimented by a generous arched feature window and cosy fireplaces.  This is a super house with plenty of space to accommodate family and friends who want to enjoy a relaxing time together.

There are two reception rooms, both with wood burners, a dining kitchen, downstairs shower room and well-equipped utility room. In addition to the stunning garden, with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside, there are multiple footpaths zig-zagging from the property, meaning your next ramble is literally just outside the back door. Upstairs there are generous, comfortable bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom, lovely views from every window, and a large, luxurious family bathroom. This lovely barn conversion would make an ideal retreat.  In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and with the Lakes easily accessible, this cottage is a superb base for both enjoying the peace and quiet and exploring the wide range of activities and experiences that this area of Yorkshire has to offer.  Whatever your interests there is something for everyone: historic castles, even older abbeys, museums, farms, superb local markets with the very best Yorkshire produce, and of course restaurants and tea rooms too numerous to mention.

Entrance hallway: The front door leads into the entrance hallway, where you will find a large settle and red quarry tiled floor.  Lots of storage for muddy boots and shoes and in addition there is a great hanging space for coats.
Downstairs shower room: Housing a Burlington toilet and sink unit, generously-sized shower and a heated towel rail. 
Utility room: Another useful space for storing boots and outdoor paraphernalia, large enough even to store your bike overnight; there is also a washing machine and tumble dryer here for your convenience and a large Bristol sink and solid oak countertop.  You will also find an ironing board and iron and a clothes airer here. 
Kitchen/Diner:  The beamed kitchen boasts a large American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, built in wall mounted electric cooker and microwave.  There are ample appliances to assist your meal preparations.  A real traditional farmhouse kitchen but with a contemporary twist, the heating is via wall mounted vertical stylish radiators.  An oak table which seats 6 sits under a designer light.  This kitchen has something for everyone: those who want to practice culinary masterpieces and those who want to enjoy eating them!  The local towns and villages abound with produce from this stunning county; try something different and make a new family favourite.
Lounge: A large, open-plan beamed room with a feature fireplace incorporating a woodburner on a stone plinth, just right to keep you cosy whatever the season.  A lovely traditional room, blended with contemporary design elements, there are large oversized sofas, a stylish console table and photography by a local artist adorns the walls.  This room is carpeted and has a window with a low sill and wooden shutters, a coffee table and a large Smart TV.  There are views out to the fields beyond.  The in-built cupboards are stocked with a range of board games to while away an afternoon or evening spent together in front of the fire. 
Off from the lounge area is the impressive double-height arched window, ready with a rocking chair for you to sit and pause awhile, contemplating the beautiful surroundings.  This space perfectly shows off the elegant custom-made oak and glass staircase, completed with a contemporary oak chandelier. 
Snug: A lovely cosy room with a woodburner, another large Smart TV to avoid those squabbles over the remote, generous comfy L-shaped sofa, and feature bespoke tree-trunk shelving.  This room is also carpeted, with another low sill, where you can perch and watch the world go by.  This is a perfect room for quiet time and to sit with your feet up, watch the TV or read a book: the ideal space to ensure harmonious multi-generational holidays.   

Bedroom 1: King sized room with dual aspect windows and lovely views: with fields stretching into the distance on one side, and the rooftops of Askrigg on the other.  There is a wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables all in a traditional style. A large original beam runs horizontally across the bed head.  The light fitting is a real feature and is fashioned on antlers, very appropriate in the rural location.  There is an elegant occasional chair and sumptuous sheepskin rug. 
Master Bedroom 2:  An opulent suite with a super king sized bed, which can easily convert to two singles should you require, this room has a pheasant theme.  Enjoy the views of the fields and hills from the stylish occasional chair, or relax with the Smart TV.  This room has a  wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables in a contemporary oak style.   
En suite: With underfloor heating, enclosed walk-in shower, Burlington toilet and wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3: A twin room with a quirky fox theme. There is a chest of drawers, bedside cabinets, a beamed ceiling and pretty fox decorated curtains.
Family bathroom: A large and elegant room with a Burlington suite, comprising slipper bath with traditional hand shower, a large corner twin shower unit, hand washbasin and toilet. There is a heated towel rail, as well as a Victorian-style heated towel rail radiator, and underfloor heating.  An intricately tiled floor and sophisticated styling ensure this bathroom offers an oasis of calm.#
Garden: A traditional country garden with stunning views, a real feature of this property, nestled privately at the front of the house.  There is a large pagoda seating area and attractive garden table, just right for enjoying the long summer evenings with an al fresco feast, or just a morning coffee and croissant; however you use the garden you can’t fail to be impressed with the views.

Pets: 1 well behaved dog welcome.
Parking: Private parking for up to 2 vehicles, neighbour has right of access across the driveway.
Heating:  Wood burning stoves, oil central heating.
Short Breaks: Allowed anytime
Notes: Towels are provided.  No smoking at this property, unlimited Wi-Fi available. Mobile phone signal variable. First basket of logs is provided.
Shop: 0.1 mile
Pub:  0.1 mile


Area Information

The small Wensleydale village of Askrigg is an idyllic location to enjoy a self-catering break. The sights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park surround you, with the bustling market towns of Hawes, Leyburn and Northallerton being just a short drive away where you'll find lovely independent shops, cafes and restaurants. The village is famous for being the setting of fictional Darrowby in tv's All Creatures Great and Small, though in the 18th century was hive of industry when it became a centre for the textiles and knitting trade. It is also thought that Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in Askrigg's Nappa Hall before being moved further down the dale to Castle Bolton. Today in the village you'll find three pubs, The Crown Inn (which dates back to 1850), The White Rose Hotel and the Kings Arms. The village also is home to some great tea rooms such, a village bakery with a delicatessen and coffee shop. Askrigg also has a village store and newsagents.