The Calf Pens

Masham, Yorkshire Dales

  • Situated on the edge of an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' in the Lower Wensleydale, this charming cottage is a walker's paradise with pretty riverside walks nearby, and excellent opportunities for bird-watching.

You can book this holiday cottage from:

  • £301 per week
  • £43 per night
  • 4 Star Gold
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds

Kitchen

  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Highchair

Outdoors

  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 69 miles
  • Pub 1.5 miles
  • Shop 1.5 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner

Property information

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 10am

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: The Calf Pens 

Description: Bungalow 

Pre-arrival 

The nearest bus stop is: no regular buses 

The nearest train station is: 17 miles 

The nearest food shop is: 2 miles 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: 2 miles 

The nearest petrol is: 2 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is:  

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: adjacent to the cottage 

For what sized cars? One or two maximum, ordinary family cars 

Good space to unload once parked? Tight 

Number of spaces available: One or two maximum 

The parking surface is: Gravelled 

Distance to the property from the parking: 10-15 yards 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area:  

Is it pay and display?  

The width of the path to the property is: 2 yards wide at least 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: None 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? One 

The doors widths are:  

Keyhole height:  

How many steps are there to the entrance: One threshold step into the property 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Tiled  

The door widths are:  

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed:  

Kitchen 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are:  

The worktop height is:  

Is the oven set high or low? Not eye level 

The fridge height is:  

The freezer height is:  

Is crockery stored high or low? Eye level 

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: None 

The number of steps between floors is: None 

The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are:  

Bed sizes are: There are two 3ft beds in each room which are zip and link 

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed:  

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are:  

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?:  

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?:  

Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes 

Is there a ground floor bath or showroom?:  

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No 

The flooring is: Tiled  

General 

Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Variable 

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 height: Low 

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No 

Any other information: Whilst the cottage has been carefully designed for safety and comfort with tiled floors throughout on one ground floor level, and a large step in shower, I do not want this property to be used exclusively for people of very limited mobility. I do not wish for wheel chairs to be around the cottage used within the cottage when damage to the oak doors or walls might ensue. People with limited have thoroughly enjoyed staying in this cottage.                    
                       

Description

Set in a countryside location in Lower Wensleydale and on ground floor level, this cottage offers all modern conveniences and under floor ground-source heating throughout, yet still retains many features including the original exposed beams. It is accessed along a 1 mile track and is well equipped and tastefully furnished to a high standard making an excellent retreat for a relaxing break or exploring the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Situated on the edge of an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and surrounded by rolling farmland, it is a walker's paradise with pretty riverside walks just minutes from the doorstep, and excellent opportunities for bird-watching.

GROUND FLOOR
Lounge/Dining room: Log burning stove, 46" TV, DVD player, patio doors to the garden.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine.
Bedroom 1: Zip and link king-size bed, mirror, chest of drawers, clothes hanging hooks.
Bedroom 2: Zip and link king-size bed, mirror, chest of drawers, clothes hanging hooks.
Shower Room: Double shower cubicle, toilet, washbasin.

Pets:
  Sorry, no pets.
Parking:  Ample private parking.
Garden/Patio:
Lawned garden and patio with table and chairs.
Heating: Central heating, under floor heating throughout.
Short-breaks:  Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Please note changeover days for 2018 will be Friday Towels are provided. Cot & highchair available on request, books and games provided. No smoking at this property. Undercover cycle storage. Logs, kindling and fire lighters are provided. WiFi available at a cost of £5. Mobile phone signal is variable.

Pub & Shop: 1.5 miles.

Reviews

Probably the best cottage ever rented.

Anon

Great cottage. We had forgotten how peaceful the countryside is. Ideal place to recharge our old batteries

Geoff and Mandy

A very enjoyable third stay at Calf Pens, good Sunday lunch at Golden Lion Leyburn. Thanks Prue for welcome provisions, much appreciated hope to see you again next year

Keith and Sylvia

Wonderful second stay at the calf pens. So much to do and see, and a huge thank to Prue for such a welcome

Ray

A very good week. So many places nearby to visit. The gardens in particular were stunning. First class accommodation, thank you

Turner

We loved our time here! Especially the amazing location, super huge shower, comfy beds, cosy living space

Erik, Birgit, Janik and Kaleb

We have had a fantastic week in this beautiful barn. Visiting Hawes, Aysgarth falls. We'd love to return

Brough family

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