Finley House

Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales

  • 4 Star
  • Beautiful stone built property close to Leyburn and all that the Yorkshire Dales has to offer

You can book this property from:

  • £660 per week
  • £94 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed
  • 1 sofa bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


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


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Outdoor storage
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 40 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles
  • Shop 1.5 miles

Special Features

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

Important - please note

House Rules

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

  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.



  • Ground floor toilet
  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Finlay House
Property Location: Harmby
Description: Two storey cottage

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: bottom of the hill – 50 yards
The nearest train station is: Northallerton
The nearest petrol station is Leyburn 1 mile
The nearest food shop is: Leyburn 1 mile
The nearest pub/restaurant: Top of the road – 50 yards

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available:
Number of spaces available: 1
For what sized car: large
Parking surface is: cobbles
Is the parking level: yes
Is there good space to unload once parked? yes
Distance to property from parking: outside
Distance to nearest public parking area: outside property on street, car park 50 yards away
Is it pay and display? no
The width of the path to the property is: open wide
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? 4

Main entrance
How many entrances are there to the property? 2
The door widths are: standard
Keyhole height: waist
How many steps are there to the entrance: 4 stone steps down from the parking area

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: oak and slate
The door widths are? Open wide and 1 standard size
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? both

The flooring is: slate
The door widths are: standard
The worktop height is: waist
Is the oven set high or low? Low
The fridge height is: waist
The freezer height is: low
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: utility room, washer and fridge freezer

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: standard
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? both

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: standard
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? no
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? 1 shower in en suite
The flooring is: tiled

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: stone patio
Is permanent seating provided? yes
Is there outside lighting?
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? Steps down
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? no

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? no
Mobile phone reception information: variable
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or bathrooms)? Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? low
Any other information: no

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein

No gas at property.




Finley House is an immaculate and spacious stone-built country cottage with a chocolate box appearance, sleeping up to five guests in three bedrooms.  The property is nestled away in a quiet part of the pretty village of Harmby in the Yorkshire Dales.  It is a superb property, full of character, well-equipped and furnished to a high standard.  This large lounge benefits from comfortable sofas, oak furniture, beamed ceiling and a woodburning stove set in a feature hearth with oak beam.  The two double bedrooms (one with an en suite) are light and airy and both having views towards Middleham and Pen Hill.  The large kitchen diner is a fantastic entertaining space and has French windows leading out onto the patio area and enclosed garden.  This would make an ideal property for couples or friends looking to holiday in this delightful village yet less than two miles from the popular market town of Leyburn with its restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and popular Friday market. There are walks from the door and with two local pubs within walking distance of the cottage (one serving excellent home cooked meals) what more can you ask for!


Four stone steps down to

Entrance Porch
: Stable door leading to hallway with coat and boot storage.
Utility Room: Washer/Dryer, fridge/freezer,  Storage for coats and boots
Washbasin, toilet.
Electric hob, oven, grill, combination microwave, integrated fridge and dishwasher,  dining table and chairs, soupmaker, coffee machine. French windows leading to the patio and enclosed garden.
Lounge: Comfortable large sofas and pouffe, Woodburning stove in feature hearth and surround, Oak Coffee and side tables, beamed ceiling, views over the rear garden, oak bookcases.
Patio area with garden furniture, lawn, enclosed garden with side gate.

FIRST FLOOR: 14 steps up
Bedroom 1:
  King-size bed, fitted wardrobes with ample storage. Comfortable chair. Views towards Middleham and Penn Hill.
En Suite: Shower, toilet, washbasin.
Bedroom 2:   Double bed, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair, views towards Middleham and Penn Hill
Bedroom 3: Single bed, double futon, chest of drawers, please note this room has restricted head room where the futon is placed.
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, toilet, washbasin..

Pets:  Sorry, no pets allowed.
Parking: Private parking on the cobbles at the front of the property, further street parking available outside the cottage on a first come first served basis, Harmby village free car park is a short stroll away.
Heating:  Oil central heating, woodburning stove in lounge, (welcome pack of fuel provided)
Garden/Patio:  Enclosed patio and garden to the rear of the cottage. 

Short Breaks:  Short breaks available all year round.
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable. Welcome pack of fuel provided for the woodburning stove.

Shop: 1.2 miles   Pub: 0.1. mile.


Area Information

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.