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Dee Side House

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Very Good 4/5

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Dee Side House

House / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 31

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House / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 31

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome

A tranquil rural retreat in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales between Dent and Hawes. Extensive library including hundreds of railway books and DVDs. Sheep from the neighbouring farm wander through the grounds. Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Games room. 1 double bedroom with additional single above and additional bunk. Drying room. Shower room with toilet and provision for the disabled. First floor: 6 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster) with en-suite shower room, 1 double with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet, 1 double with additional single and bunk and en-suite shower room, 2 double with two additional sets of bunkbeds both with en-suite shower room, 1 double with additional bunk and en-suite shower room. Bathroom. Large lawned garden. Multi-fuel burner in living room. Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Cot. Satellite TV, games TV, DVDs. CD. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Freezer. Wifi. Ample parking. No smoking. Friday to Friday. Stream in the fenced garden which borders the River Dee. Located in Upper Dentdale within a mile of the source of the river. Views are simply stunning and local walks are spectacular. During the summer there are as many as four steam trains a week. Dent Station at 1150ft is England's highest mainline station.

10 minutes drive is White Scar Caves which feature the longest show cave in the UK. The charming cobbled streets of Hawes are a similar distance away. Market day is Tuesday and other attractions include the Wensleydale Creamery (where the celebrated cheeses are made) and Outhwaites Rope Factory. The local museum includes Hawes Station which is scheduled to reopen one day when the Wensleydale Railway is eventually extended back to join the Settle & Carlisle at nearby Garsdale Station. The nearby Simonstone Hall and Old Dairy Farm are both superb eating places. Two miles north of Hardraw is the superb Buttertubs Pass which leads up towards England's highest pub, the Tan Hill Inn.

Size Sleeps up to 31, 7 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester, Nearest railway: Dent 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 6 En suites
Furniture Double beds (7), Single beds (17), Cots (1), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 18
Other High chair
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Bedroom accommodation includes master bedroom with four-poster (pull out additional bunk bed also available). Another bedroom features its own en-suite bathroom with a Victorian roll-top bath plus shower. The 'brown room' features a beautiful carved bed plus Edwardian furniture and two bunkbeds. All bedrooms have en suite shower rooms. Two further family bedrooms are beautifully appointed with kingsize beds plus two extra sets of bunkbeds. Two further bedrooms include a double and three single bunkbeds. One of these is downstairs with an adjacent shower room with facilities for the disabled.

Other key features include an excellent drying room and a superb games room with pool, table-tennis, table-football, darts and a 32" LCD TV for games.

Further details outdoors

The extensive garden is laid to lawn with a stream leading down to the River Dee which is fenced with a gate. A gas barbecue and seating are provided.

Further details

Bookings are from Friday to Friday or Friday to Monday/Tuesday. Monday to Friday also bookable. No damage deposit. Dogs very welcome.

The Cumbria region

Dentdale is a spectacular river valley and Dee Side House is located in Upper Dentdale within a mile of the source of the River Dee but also within 2 miles of the sources of the River Ure and the River Ribble. Views are simply stunning and local walks are spectacular with one close-by visiting a farmyard featuring exotic poultry before proceeding to the north portal of Blea Moor Tunnel where the footpath follows the course of the railway on its way to Ribblehead and its famous viaduct.

During the summer there are as many as four steam trains a week, often with famous express locomotives such as Tornado and Sir Nigel Gresley. Dent Station at 1150ft is England’s highest mainline station and the station furthest (5 miles) from the village it is named after. In 1947 a train was buried in snow close to Dent Station for several weeks.

Dent

Within 10 minutes drive is the spectacular White Scar Cave which features the longest show cave in the UK. Ideal for a visit on a rainy day. The charming cobbled streets of Hawes are a similar distance away. Market day is Tuesday and other attractions include the Wensleydale Creamery (where the celebrated cheeses are made) and Outhwaites Rope Factory.

The local museum includes Hawes Station which is scheduled to reopen one day when the Wensleydale Railway is eventually extended back to join the Settle & Carlisle at nearby Garsdale Station which has recently been restored by the Friends of the Settle & Carlisle Railway. A mile north of Hawes is Hardraw which features one of England’s highest waterfalls at the Green Dragon Inn which hosts annual folk music and brassband festivals. The nearby Simonstone Hall and Old Dairy Farm are both superb eating places. Two miles north of Hardraw is the superb Buttertubs Pass (one of Clarkson’s favourite roads) which leads up towards England’s highest pub, the Tan Hill Inn.

The uniquely charming cobbled village of Dent is six miles to the west and features two pubs, the George and Dragon and the Sun, the latter of which features live folk music on Saturday evenings. The village hosts Dentdale Music & Beer Festival on the last weekend in June and Dent Show and Dent Gala on August Bank Holiday weekend – all of these being free-entry events. Dent Village Heritage Centre is well worth a visit and features a scale model of the valley complete with S&C model railway.

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Review 1-10 of 22

6 Nov 2011

4/5

"Great place for big group"

Super big house for big family gathering or group of friends. Ideallic location that's close to many walks and attractions with the diversity of a walk one day and Blackpool Pleasure Beach another. Some rooms could do with a bit of decorating but overall a great stay :-)

We have recently redecorated the dining room and installed an 18-place Victorian dining table and a beautiful John Corcoran original oil painting 'View from Pendle Hill'. We have also recently redecorated the games room and installed a new Dunlop table-tennis table. The games room is intensively used and needs frequent refurbishment.

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    Calendar last updated:17 Mar 2015

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