About the home
This fully refurbished apartment is situated in the peaceful village of Silkstone Common next to the Dove Valley trail and Throstlenest Equestrian Centre.
With great access to the Trans Pennine Trail, the Peak District National Park and local and national transport links, this is an ideal location for cycling and walking holidays, or just a relaxing getaway for friends, family and couples.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Blackpool / Scarborough, 136km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 1.8km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
The apartment has an open plan kitchen, lounge and dining area with a shower room and separate WC. Neutrally decorated, the apartment has three velux window and is compact and has a light and airy feel.
The master bedroom has a double bed and there are two further bedrooms with single beds. The lounge can also be used to sleep two additional guests with use of the sofa bed.
Towels and linen are provided. hair-dryer, ironing board and use of the clothes washing and drying facilities available on request.
Further details outdoors:
This first floor apartment is fully self contained with access via a secure, ground floor, external door. Situated above the garages, in the grounds of a private house, this apartment has the benefits of sole use by the occupiers and is completely detached.
Off street parking is available, as are facilities for cleaning, repairing and storing bicycles.
Full payment in advance required, with an additional security deposit of £150 per stay over 3 nights.
The Northern England / Yorkshire/Yorkshire Dales region
South Yorkshire is full of pleasant surprises. Once an industrial heartland, the region has been transformed into a 21st Century playground with a passion for music, sport and culture. So, alongside some of the UK's best shopping, family attractions and nightlife, you'll find some of UK's finest Gothic architecture, museums and Victorian monuments. This engaging mix of old and new makes South Yorkshire a must for every generation.
For full details see http://www.yorkshire.com/places/south-yorkshire
For activities adjacent to the apartment see the following websites:
Dove Valley Trail:
Riding School and Stables:
The Barnsley area
Places of interest in and around Barnsley
Penistone is a historic market town. The traditional retail open market offers everything under the sun, attracting farmers, auctioneers, locals and visitors alike every Thursday and the country market (formerly the WI market) operates on a Thursday morning. The Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of the month in the market place. The Visitor Information Service in St John's Church is open at the same times as the Farmers and Country Markets; the church itself has recently undergone refurbishment both inside and in the church yard. The Penistone Paramount is a traditional cinema, complete with intermission ice creams and bar. It also hosts concerts, pantomime and shows. The paramount is also home to the Compton Theatre Organ, the only one of its kind in the country and holds regular organ recitals.
Elsecar Heritage Centre is an exciting antique, history and craft centre, hosting a range of events and offering an interesting and fun day out for all the family. The site hosts the Elsecar Steam Railway, the Living History Centre, a Victorian Classroom, Beam Engine and major events venue.
Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Park has over 40 acres of gardens and the only Grade I historic gardens in South Yorkshire, containing a wealth of 18th century features within a historic design. Home to National Plant Collections producing spectacular springtime colour.
Wigfield Farm is a real working farm with rare breeds and small animals as well as traditional farmyard animals, offering a fun visit for all the family. Refreshments, cafe, souvenirs and toilets available.
Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park dates from 1625. On milling days you can experience the noise and smells of the water-powered machinery grinding to produce flour. The Mill is set in a wonderful country park that is a haven for wildlife.
Barnsley Market is located in the heart of Barnsley town centre with a bright modern shopping atmosphere with over 300 stalls in indoor and open areas.
RSPB Old Moor with extensive visitor facilities is a fantastic place to watch wildlife and enjoy the mixture of habitats including open water, marsh, reed beds and grasslands. There is a visitor centre, shop, cafe and three mobility vehicles for the less mobile visitors to explore the reserve.
Pot House Hamlet at Silkstone is an historic visitor attraction located just below the church in Silkstone village. There are many amenities, including a picnic site along side Silkstone beck, a National ancient monument, The Potting shed café, Tom Horsfield plant nursery, Pookie Womenswear and much more. Open 7 days a week.
The Dove Valley Trail which links to the Trans Pennine Trail is adjacent to the apartment and very popular with cyclists and walkers alike. Cycle Promotions at Worsbrough stock Trail maps and have a large range of spares and clothing for cyclists.
Wortley Top Forge - This 17th Century Iron Forge in Thurgoland is acknowledged as being the oldest surviving Heavy Iron Forge in the World. The forge is Water Powered and its history can be traced back to 1640. The site has been used for various processes but it is best known for the Wrought Iron Railway Axles that were produced between 1840 and around 1910. Exhibits at Top Forge include the original water wheels and water powered drop hammers within the original Forge building that is progressively being restored to 1900s condition. All three Water Wheels can be run subject to conditions.
How to get there
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Situated 5 minutes drive away from the M1 Junction 37, the holiday home is easily accessible by car. There are direct train services from Sheffield, Barnsley and Leeds to Silkstone Common, just 10 minutes walk from the property. Long distance travellers may also consider flying into local airports at Doncaster and Sheffield or more major airports at Leeds Bradford, Manchester and East Midlands, all within a one hour drive.
Activities near Barnsley
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
08 Jan 2013
had 2 weeks stay at viewpoint ray was on hand to help out from when i booked early last year,much better than the hotel the year before, able to make food at view point 3 bedrooms and living room.Lots to do round the area,penistone market town, barnsley,and sheffield just a short drive away also cortonwood retail park.Hope to be back again same time this year.would like to thank ray there when you need him.see you soon
14 Oct 2012
Me and the other half stayed at Viewpoint for two nights. My nephews and my sister ended up staying for one of them which was nice.
We loved this little place. Had everything you would need... more
31 Aug 2012
We are a group of five peoples including elderly, the place was very compact but easy to use. The sofa bed in the lounge was very comfortable and large. Will recommend this place.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Summer||1 Jun 12||1 Sep 12||£ 400||£ 60||£ 70||Flexible|
|Autumn||1 Sep 12||1 Nov 12||£ 300||£ 50||£ 60||Flexible|
|Winter||1 Nov 12||1 Mar 13||£ 200||£ 50||£ 60||1 Night|
|Spring||1 Mar 13||31 May 13||£ 300||£ 50||£ 60||1 Night|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
We have just completed a refurbishment of the apartment and are offering holiday lets at a reduced rate for the first ten bookings!
Book now to avoid disapointment.
£150 security deposit required for stays of 3 nights or more.
Full balance payable 4 weeks before arrival date.
Check in after 2pm on day of arrival and check out by 10am on day of departure.Book
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