Welcome to Strands View, a stunning 5 star stone barn conversion offering breath-taking views of picturesque Swaledale from every room. Completely renovated and modernised, Strands View is now an elegant retreat for an escape to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This chic property has luxurious touches at every turn, including underfloor heating, the very latest in technology, and a private master suite comprising a walk-in wardrobe and wet room.
The large, bespoke kitchen incorporates a range cooker, full-height larder fridge and separate freezer, and a central island with granite worktop providing invaluable preparation space. The open-plan kitchen also features a dining area with seating for up to 8 people - ideal for enjoying an indulgent meal with friends or family, or planning tomorrow’s adventure.
Step from the dining area into the oak-floored gallery, where you can enjoy afternoon tea or simply relax with a good book. In the adjacent lounge, you will find comfy seating and solid oak furniture, with a music streaming system and Smart TV with FreeSat for catching up on your favourite shows. The solid fuel stove is perfect for curling up next to with a bottle of red wine, enjoying a slice of fruit cake with delicious Wensleydale cheese from the nearby Hawes Creamery.
Also on the ground floor, the snug provides fun for everyone, with a Wii games console and even a table football! A modern sofa system in the snug converts effortlessly to full-size super-king or twin beds, to increase occupancy to 8 people when desired. The snug also has easy access out onto Strands View’s fabulous patio.
For the end of the day, Strands View has three comfortable and welcoming bedrooms, each individually designed and having uninterrupted views over the meadows by the river Swale. The luxurious master suite is the star of the show here with a cosy super-king-size bed you’ll never want to leave, panoramic views, private dressing area and an en suite with a fabulous rainfall shower. Strands View’s further two spacious bedrooms can similarly be configured as super-kings or as two single beds as required. In the clean and contemporary family bathroom you’ll find a separate walk-in shower and a bath, perfect for a long, bubbly soak after a wonderful day walking or cycling in the Dales.
The wow-factor doesn’t end with the interiors. Enjoy balmy summer evenings spent on the private and spacious south-facing patio, watching the sun set over the valley. Take advantage of the outdoor dining and seating area to enjoy alfresco meals, gazing at the thousands of stars visible above Strands View on a clear night.
Set within the National Park, there’s plenty to enjoy in the local area too. The picturesque villages of Gunnerside, Muker and Reeth, and the market towns of Richmond, Hawes and Leyburn, are close by with excellent pubs, restaurants and tea rooms to try. The area boasts a superb choice of walks, and the recently opened ‘Swale Trail’ for gentle mountain biking passes close by the property. So whether you like a gentle stroll, a longer hike or a day pedalling through spectacular scenery, you’re in the ideal place.
Strands View is simply perfect for a relaxing, luxury break with friends and family, with unforgettable views of beautiful Swaledale.
Entrance: Cloaks and boot storage, tiled floor with underfloor heating.
Cloakroom: Tiled floor with underfloor heating, washbasin, toilet.
Kitchen/Diner: Bespoke kitchen with a tiled floor and underfloor heating, central island and Granite work surfaces throughout add to the luxury. A range of integrated appliances include full size freezer, fridge/freezer, gas range cooker, microwave, coffee machine, dishwasher, bread-making machine, dining table and chairs. Bluetooth/Wifi speaker.
Gallery: Comfortable chairs with views over the valley, oak flooring.
Lounge: Comfortable seating, oak coffee table, oak side tables, Smart TV with Free Sat, USB and Bluetooth-enabled streaming sound system.
Snug: Bed settee's providing 2 single beds or a super-king, TV with video games console, 4ft table football, study area.
Two steps down to master suite.
Bedroom 1 (Master): Zip and Link beds (can be super king-size or twin), walk in wardrobe with dressing table and mirror.
En-suite: Large rainfall shower, toilet, washbasin.
Bedroom 2: Zip and Link beds (can be super king-size or twin), chest of drawers, built in wardrobe and mirror.
Bedroom 3: Zip and Link beds (can be super king-size or twin), wardrobe, chest of drawers and mirror.
Bathroom: Bath with waterfall tap, separate shower, toilet, washbasin.
Pets: Two dogs welcome.
Garden: Enclosed landscaped gardens with flowers and shrubs, gravel driveway and gated hard-standing car park, patio areas with furniture. Summer house. Please keep to lit paths after dark. Please note there are steep drops at the edge of the lawned areas and car park.
Parking: Driveway parking for 2 cars, hard-standing parking for 3 cars
Heating: Air source and oil fired central heating, underfloor heating on ground floor.
Short breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Please be aware if you are booking with children: in order to maintain the uninterrupted views from this property, there are some steep unfenced drops. Please make sure children are supervised at all times. When arriving in the dark please keep to the automatically lit paths. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.
Pub: 0.6 miles. Shop: 6 miles.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 8
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- 2 Bathrooms
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Games room
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Nearest shop: 5.1 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.8 mile away
- 57 miles from the coast
Wonderful week in your lovely cottage. Fabulous views and nearby walks with good pubs for the evenings. Cottage very relaxing and well presented and spacious. Thank you!Ann, Jon, Nick and Lynda - 27th April 2018
Spacious and comfortable property. Enjoyed the wii and lots of good walks. We had a good meal at the Punch BowlThe Taylor family - 13th April 2018
Perfect. Booked as surprise retirement celebration. Wonderful property and location. Thank youThe Hope family - 31st March 2018
It was just pure luxury...everything was to the highest standard and do clean. Wouldn't hesitate to book again.Mrs Lindsay Fryer-Kelsey - 20th March 2018
Thank you for the use of your wonderful house over New Year. Wonderful setting great facilities.The Muldoons and Shaws - 5th January 2018
Beautiful cottage. Fabulous setting, lovely walks. Everyone - 87 year old, 2 teenagers and dogs loved it - Result! Nobody wants to leave!The Taylor Family - 29th December 2017
This is without doubt the loveliest cottage we have stayed in. So much space, comfort and fantastic views. Great walks and pubs. Catherine & Gavin - 20th November 2017
Best cottage break ever! Mrs Sally Bemrose - 5th November 2017
Fabulous house in a fabulous location: very well equipped with everything we needed. Didn't want to leave!Johnstone and Bemrose Families - 16th October 2017
Our son ( 5 1/2 ) loved his cosy bed. Grandparents loved the beautiful views and comforts of the house. Mum and Dad would say you thought of everything and we would love to return!
We were here for what we were told was the most snow in 5 years! It was a real winter wonderland outside and lovely and cosy inside. We got exactly what we wanted which is a lovely place to chill and relax in beautiful scenery. Thank you
We have all had a wonderful time the house is very well appointed with enough space for everyone, excellent views, weather and then the snow!
Lovely stay in a beautiful house and setting. We will be back when the leaves are on the trees
This quaint little village in Swaledale used to be known for its lead mining however now it provides a tranquil and convenient base for touring the Yorkshire Dales National Park. If you're visiting the village be sure to talk a walk to Gunnerside Gill, a narrow, rocky gorge where signs of the village's industrial past can be seen. Walkers will be pleased with the village's convenient location on the Coast to Coast walk, with the local pub, The King's Head, making the perfect pitstop for refreshments during the day or meals on an evening. The popular market town of Leyburn is just 30 minutes away by car, where you'll find a fantastic range of shops, cafes and attractions to enjoy.
Richmond is a leafy, vibrant market town boasting an impressive castle, a vast cobbled market place and an elegant Georgian district. It was formed by the Normans in 1071 and the town grew up around the castle which still dominates the skyline. It is said that the walls of the former imprisonment of King William are 11 feet thick and the exhibition centre within the grounds offers an impressive background into the history of this famous landmark.
Richmond is an exciting and vibrant place with plenty of quirky shops, art galleries and a good choice of pubs, restaurants and bars. Every Saturday there is a traditional outdoor market, joined by a popular farmers market once a month. The town is also the gateway to wonderful and unspoilt countryside, making it an ideal base for cycling, walking and other outdoor pursuits. The historic towns of York and Harrogate are also within easy reach.
Property Name: Strands View
The nearest bus stop is: Gunnerside, 0.8 mile
The nearest train station is: Darlington, 28 miles
The nearest food shop is: Reeth, 5.1 miles
The nearest pub/restaurant is: Gunnerside, 0.8 mile
The nearest petrol is: Reeth, 5.1 miles
Mobility equipment hire is: Northallerton, 31 miles
Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: On-site
For what sized cars? Large
Good space to unload once parked? Yes
Number of spaces available: 3/4
The parking surface is: Gravel driveway, concrete gated car park.
Distance to the property from the parking: Outside
Is parking level? Yes
Distance to nearest parking area: N/A
Is it pay and display? N/A
The width of the path to the property is: Open wide
How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 7 or more through pedestrian gate, none from car parking area.
How many entrances are there to the property? 2
The doors widths are: 33.8”
Keyhole height: Waist
How many steps are there to the entrance: 1
Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Tiled, oak, carpet
The door widths are: 32”
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is it movable or fixed: Movable
The flooring is: Tiled, underfloor heating
The door widths are: 32”
The worktop height is: Waist
Is the oven set high or low? Low
The fridge height is: High and low
The freezer height is: High and low
Is crockery stored high or low? High
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No
Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
The number of steps between floors is: 13
The flooring is: Carpet
The door widths are: 32”
Bed sizes are: Single or Super-king
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 32”
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No
Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: No
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No
The flooring is: Tiled
External areas are firm, level, sloped, stepped, ramped, rough and grassed
Permanent seating is provided
There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)
There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired
There are signed barriers to entry into parts of the garden
There are other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas, steps
Is there a land line for guests to use? Yes, incoming and emergency outgoing calls
Mobile reception details: Variable; Wifi mobile calls available
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low and high
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No
Any other information: There is a steep bank at the rear of the property, steps down to lower part, deep drops with no fence. Children should be supervised at all times.
Please be aware if you are booking with children: in order to maintain the uninterrupted views from this property, there are some steep unfenced drops. Please make sure children are supervised at all times. When arriving in the dark please keep to the automatically lit paths.
This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.
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