We are excited to be launching this magnificent property which has been awarded a quality 5* Gold grading. Relax and unwind at this perfect haven of tranquillity, located in Harmby just outside the popular market town of Leyburn in beautiful Wensleydale. This luxury stone built detached property has been completely modernised and renovated to an exceptionally high standard. The stunning interior combines a mixture of contemporary and traditional style and benefits from equally stunning views over to Middleham from the front windows, conservatory and balcony.
This high-quality property will impress at every turn, with underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, with exception of the conservatory that has a wall mounted radiator. It boasts an immaculate finish inside that provides pure luxury throughout. Step first into the hall where your eye will immediately be drawn up towards the galleried landing with modern oak and glass bespoke staircase, framed beautifully by stylish feature lights and which is flooded with natural light from the apex windows above. Next, discover the superb, open-plan lounge and kitchen/dining area. The bespoke kitchen incorporates a wide range of high quality integrated appliances, together with granite worktops and a central island which doubles as a breakfast bar. You’re sure to enjoy curling up on an evening beside the traditional wood-burning stove in the lounge. You’ll also find art by renowned Dales artist Lucy Pittaway, to admire. Also on the ground floor is the charming conservatory, where you can take advantage of the views across the Dales or head out onto the wrap around balcony, which in turn takes you down to the landscaped gardens and access to the hot tub. The ground floor bedroom and en-suite offers easy access.
Upstairs, the small study area provides a laptop for guests to use. Each of the two other stunning bedrooms all feature the same quality of décor and furnishings, resulting in the ultimate sleep experience. Each bedroom is equipped with a Smart TV, Amazon Echo and their own en-suite bathroom or shower rooms. The master bathroom suite also enjoys the added luxury of an Aquavision TV in the wall, so you can enjoy watching your favourite shows whilst having a relaxing bath.
The attention to detail in Feathered Nest is second to none, offering guests a high level of luxury and elegance whilst retaining a relaxed homely atmosphere in what can only be described as a truly spectacular part of the country. The generous welcome pack will ensure that your holiday gets off to a great start.
Entrance: Magnificent entrance with views over Middleham, underfloor heating, through to
Lounge: Plush seating, extra-large footstool, oak side tables, feature fireplace with built in LG OLED 4K Smart TV with surround sound, Netflix, BT internet, SONOS sound system, Blu-ray 4K DVD player, Woodburning stove, French windows leading to the conservatory
Conservatory: Comfortable seating, side tables, views over towards Middleham, French windows leading to wrap around balcony with steps to the garden, DAB radio.
Dining area: Dining table and chairs, with French windows leading to wrap around balcony with outside eating area.
Kitchen: Bespoke kitchen with a central island and granite work surfaces throughout add to the luxury. A range of integrated appliances includes a large Fisher & Paykel fridge freezer, large Neff induction hob with a feature beam above, Neff Combination Microwave Oven & Neff Oven with slide & hide door. Tassimo coffee machine, Siemens dishwasher, breakfast bar, Tefal Opti grill, Bosch food processor, wall mounted smart TV, & tall double pantry cabinet.
Utility Room: Sink with fitted cupboards, integrated Miele washing machine & tumble dryer, stable door to side of the house, wall and floor storage, boot baskets, ample hanging space and shelf for hats,
Cloakroom: Washbasin, toilet.
From the entrance hall
Bedroom 1: King-size bed, fitted wardrobes, chest of drawers, dressing table, hair dryer, Smart TV, Amazon Echo. Ample shelving.
En-Suite: Rainfall shower, washbasin, toilet, mirror with mood lighting.
FIRST FLOOR: (12 steps up) Oak and glass staircase with inset stair lights, leading to a galleried landing
Study area: Oak table by local craftsman Terry Harrington, chair, views towards Middleham.
Bedroom 2 (Master): Super King-size bed, dressing table, chest of drawers, walk-in wardrobe with automatic lighting, hair dryer, Smart TV, chair, Amazon Echo, views over Middleham and beyond.
En-suite: Double end free standing bath, inset TV, wall mounted vanity unit with washbasin, toilet.
Bedroom 3: Zip and Link beds (can be super King-size or twin), chest of drawers, dressing table, a tall boy with hanging space and shelves, hair dryer, Smart TV, Amazon Echo.
Wet Room: Rainfall shower with digital shower controls, toilet, washbasin, mirror with mood lighting
Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Garden: Enclosed private landscaped gardens with flowers and shrubs, paved driveway and car park, patio areas with outside furniture & Barbecue. Hot Tub with towels, robes and slippers. Sun Loungers. Secure Bike Store. Hosepipe.
Parking: Driveway parking for ample cars.
Heating: Oil fired central heating, underfloor heating throughout the ground floor apart from the conservatory which has its own radiator, wood burning stove in the lounge. 3 Dyson fans.
Short breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Some sockets have USB ports, all TV’s are Smart apart from the bathroom in the master suite, BT Infinity throughout. Amazon Echo in all bedrooms and downstairs lounge area. High chair and Travel cot are available. Please note that this property does not allow smoking.
Pub: 0.1. miles. Shop: 1 mile.
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- 3 Bathrooms
- Ground floor bathroom
- Ground floor bedroom
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Hot tub
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a highchair
- Travel cot
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Nearest shop: 1.5 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.25 mile away
- 40 miles from the coast
Fabulous house, totally blown away by the transformation from what it looked like previously. Gorgeous and will definitely be back. Claire - 13th October 2018
What a house! It truly is a home from home and we have had a fabulous time, very hospitable and welcoming. Thank you! - 8th October 2018
Just sensational we've had a fab weekend. Thanks!! - 28th September 2018
Stylish house and fabulous views. We've been very comfortable. Great weekend. Hickery & Pike Families - 21st September 2018
Wow - what a place. You know the owners have style when they have a Mouseman Thomson occasional table in the corner and matching lamp stand in the conservatory. Great location for walks and bike rides. Leyburn is a gem - it's like grocery shopping in France! Mrs Sarah Chadfield - 13th September 2018
Fantastic house - 5* plus - thank you!Joanne and Simon, Wakefield - 4th August 2018
Beautiful house, beautiful views. Perfect peace and comfort. What a delightful and caring hostess, ably assisted by her husband. Thank you for everything and especially Clare and Andrew for being so kind and considerate.Fr Baker and the Fry family from Kent - 21st July 2018
So sad to leave such an idyllic spot. Thank you for providing such a restful and well equipped home and for the treats and delicious cake. We want you to know how much we also enjoyed Ollies visit. Wish it could have been longer.Paul, Doris and Nancy - 2nd July 2018
What a lovely house ! We had glorious weather too, very comfortable and well equipped with a lovely welcome pack. Thank youThe Gillespie-Smith family - 2nd July 2018
So sad to have to leave such an idyllic spot! Thank you for providing such a restful and well equipped home and for the treats and delicious cake. Paul, Doris and Nancy - 9th June 2018
Wonderful property to an extremely high standard of both furnishing and contents for a self catering stay - they have thought of everything! Ms Joanne Brook-Smith - 6th June 2018
The house was simply stunning. The owners have done an amazing job and furnished it beautifully. Its a credit to them and we were very lucky to have stayed there. Mrs Victoria White - 4th June 2018
What a fantastic house and we will be back! had the best time.Angela and Dave Riches - 4th June 2018
A beautiful house, I have serious style envy! Thanks so much for your hospitality.Joanne and friends - 1st June 2018
We feel privileged to have stayed in such a beautifully restored property. The blend of having a spacious layout, contemporary style, luxurious furniture and fittings, stunning environment and simply brilliant hosts, has given us a much needed and memorable stay. We are sad to leave but excited about returning one day. Special thanks to Clare and Andrew - the welcome pack was generous and thoughtful, recognising that one of us had a birthday; being on hand to assist when requested; for being extremely friendly and welcoming.Andrew, Vicky, Molly and Daisy White - 25th May 2018
Stunning views, a luxury stay and the perfect place to wind down. Thanks for the cake and wonderful treats.Kirsty and Oliver, Stef and Kev, Ben and Lou, Leeds and Huddersfield - 4th May 2018
Luxurious and stylish house, amazing views - what a wonderful way to spend a relaxing weekend!Brian Ford and Family from East and West Yorkshire - 27th April 2018
Feathered Nest is a beautiful & luxurious holiday house - definitely worth its 5* status. It was homely from the moment we walked in & was equiped with everything that you could ever want or need for a great holiday. Both the interior & exterior have been very tastefully done and all the fixtures & fittings are of the highest quality (the beds are so comfy!). The sun room has amazing views and the hot tub is very relaxing after a long walk (of which there are many in the local area). Andrew & Clare are very committed to making your stay as pleasant as possible & are extremely helpful with any queries that you might have. The welcome pack was very well received & as it was Easter, there were vases of beautiful spring flowers in many of the rooms - along with many other thoughtful touches. Mrs Lesley Smirk - 13th April 2018
thank you for a perfect location for our short break. The cottage is wonderfully well equipped and so thoughtfully decorated. Such generous hosts!Patrick, Lauren, Isla, Rowan and family - 11th April 2018
Stunning location, stunning property! Really tasteful decor and everything else.Mandy and Carl - 3rd April 2018
What a great job you've both done. We all had an amazing time. Attention to detail was perfect.Lesley, Tom and family - 30th March 2018
We've had a wonderful stay here at Feathered Nest. Clare and Andrew are so welcoming and friendly. They really have thought of everything to make this a home from home. We can't wait to come back!Dan and Steve - 12th March 2018
We stayed at The Feathered Nest in February and it was fabulous! We were blown away from the moment we walked in. The kitchen/living area is fantastic with absolutely anything you could need/want. The real log burner is so cosy, perfect for finishing off a long day of walking in the Yorkshire Dales! The rooms are gorgeous, decorated beautifully and each have their own ensuite. The beds made for an exceptional nights sleep. The views overlooking Middleham and Penhill are amazing with a beautiful sunroom to relax and enjoy them. The attention to detail was incredible, from the artwork by a local artist to the map of the pubs within the Yorkshire Dales to help plan your time away, everything has been catered for. The Feathered Nest really needs to be visited to appreciate everything it has to offer, it really is 5 star gold! Tom and Emma Raw - 7th March 2018
We absolutely loved our weekend at Feathered Nest! The most beautiful and luxurious holiday cottage, with breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales. We received a welcome hamper on arrival which was a lovely surprise and thoroughly enjoyed over the course of our weekend - the homemade ‘Hedgerow’ Jam was a real hit! The decor is simply beautiful and all rooms are finished to the highest standard with modern conveniences and thoughtful finishing touches. The log burner in the lounge contributed to a cosy evening in and the comfortable beds with plush bedding ensured a peaceful nights sleep. A real home from home which is highly recommended - we will certainly stay again! Nichola & Miles Beattie - 11th February 2018
When you enter Feathered Nest the spacious hallway with beautiful staircase is amazing. The whole cottage has a warm and welcoming feel, with all bedrooms offering modern ensuites (all with underfloor heating!), and the views throughout are fabulous. The décor is second to none, and everything you could possibly want or need for a restful stay is available. The boot room gives ample space to leave wet coats and muddy boots, and the kitchen is equipped with the most up to date appliances. Our teenage girls loved the coffee machine and were totally spoilt with hot chocolate! The log burner was also a winner, especially during the cold snowy evenings. There is no doubt we will be returning to this fantastic cottage in the very near future. Thank you for having us :) - 30th December 2017
At the heart of Wensleydale lies the gateway town of Leyburn, "A Town for all Seasons". With spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, unusual local shops and cafes, traditional pubs and a weekly market, it's an ideal base for walking, sightseeing, or just watching the world go by. There's lots to see and do in the town, whether it's the wonderfully quirky Forbidden Corner, the annual food and drink festival celebrating the best of local produce, the stunning Harmby waterfall or taking a trip on the Wensleydale Railway- Leyburn provides the perfect base for a Yorkshire Dales break.
The thriving village of Harmby in Lower Wensleydale is ideally located for exploring the best of what this beautiful area has to offer whilst offering a tranquil escape close to the bustling market town of Leyburn. The Harmby Waterfall is just one of a number of local beauty spots close to the village and is accessed by a footpath from the main road; the gorgeous meadows surrounding the village are perfect for leisurely walks and are just one way of reaching Leyburn's shops, pubs, restaurants and delis from the village. However, you don't need to venture to Leyburn to experience the Yorkshire Dales famous real ales, the village has two local pubs, The Old Horn Inn in Spennithorne and the Pheasant Inn,which located at the top of the village. The village is serviced by a fish and chip van every Thursday and the sense of community here is sure to give any visit a taste of the true Yorkshire Welcome the dales is so well known for.
Property Name: Feathered Nest
Pre-arrival and local facilities
Nearest bus stop: Harmby, 200m
Nearest train station: Northallerton, 17 miles
Nearest petrol station: Leyburn, 1.2 miles
Mobility equipment hire is: Northallerton, 17 miles
Nearest food shop: Leyburn, 1.2 miles
Nearest pub/restaurant: Harmby, 250m
Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: On site
Number of spaces available: 4-6
For what sized car: Large
Parking surface is: Block paving
Is the parking level: Yes
Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes
Distance to property from parking: 6m
Distance to nearest public parking area:
The car park is not pay and display
The width of the path to the property is road width
The number of steps to the entrance is 16/11/0
The main entrance door width is 77cm
Number of steps to the main entrance is 0
The height of the key safe is
The height of the key hole is 135cm
How many other entrances to the property are there? 1
The other entrance door widths are:
Number of steps to the other entrances:
Living and dining rooms
Type of flooring: Amtico
Width of doorways: None – open plan
Is there good space between furniture? Yes
Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable
Type of flooring: Amtico
Width of doorways: 77cm
Worktop height: 90cm
Is oven set high or low? Low
Fridge height: 90cm
Freezer height 70cm
Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: Low
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where? No
Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? 2
Number of steps between floors: 12
Type of flooring: Carpet upstairs, oak staircase
Width of the doorways: 77cm
Bed sizes: 5ft, 6ft
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: Tiled
Width of the doorways: 68cm
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No
Is there a ground floor WC? Yes, 2
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Yes
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? Yes
External areas are firm, level, stepped and grassed
Is permanent seating provided? Yes
Is there outside lighting? Yes
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces? No
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? Yes
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? Yes
Are there any other hazards? Yes
Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? Yes
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? Both
Mobile phone reception information: Good
Closest public telephone is:
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? 40cm
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No
Additional relevant information
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