Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14

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

High Bands is a beautiful country house providing charming and cosy accommodation for up to fourteen guests and four pets. Enjoying a wonderfully idyllic and rural setting near the picturesque village of Gayle, this property is perfect for large groups and families wishing to get away from it all. Beaming with character and fully refurbished in 2011, the accommodation is spread over two floors, with the ground floor benefiting from under floor heating and a cosy lounge with wood burning stove, wifi access and a double sofa bed. There is also a spacious and beautifully presented farmhouse style kitchen/diner with separate utility room, a double bedroom with super king size bed (which can be made into a twin upon request) and a separate wet room on the ground floor. The further four bedrooms and second bathroom are located on the first floor, briefly comprising of three doubles (two with king size bed and one with en-suite) and a final bedroom with two single beds and two pull-out beds beneath. Guests can also enjoy the fully enclosed patio to the rear and seating area to the front of the property, complete with BBQ and herb garden with a good variety of fresh aromatic plants.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Garsdale Head
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms
Furniture
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Bedroom 1: With  king size bed and en suite shower, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point Bedroom 2: With double bed Bedroom 3: With king size bed Bedroom 4: With 2 single beds, with  pullout beds underneath, suitable for 4 children, or 2 adults Bathroom; With bath, shower cubicle, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point.

Property has oil fired central heating and underfloor heating to ground floor and comprises: Lounge: With wood burning stove, TV, DVD, radio/CD, Wi-fi and double sofa bed Large Farmhouse Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility Room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and suitable for pets Bedroom 5: With Super king size bed with zip and link mattresses and can also be converted to twins Wet Room; With shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Starter pack of fuel for stove provided. Background heating, power, bed linen  included. Travel cot and highchair available

Northern England region

The Yorkshire Dales is home to over 1,500 square kilometres of the renowned Yorkshire Dales National Park, which is characterised by its unspoilt Dales villages, patchwork of dry stone walls and stunning fells and dales countryside. Visitors are able to travel for miles along quiet country roads, surrounded by magnificent views in every direction; an area dotted with ancient farming communities and rural villages which is typical of this region. This area is perfect for a truly relaxing holiday away from all the stresses and strains of day to day life, where you rediscover a gentler pace of life. It's also great for enjoying a whole host of outdoor pursuits including some of the very best walks in the UK.

Hawes

High Bands is situated only half a mile away from the picturesque dales village of Gayle. This rural setting enables visitors to enjoy a number of excellent walking and hiking opportunities right from the doorstep of High Bands and the Pennine Way is located only two minutes away from the house. The bustling market town of Hawes is also only 1.5 miles away; with its cobbled streets, rope makers and Wensleydale Cheese factory attracting visitors all year round. The town also boasts a number of independent shops, craft workshops, tea rooms, cosy pubs and local restaurants for visitors to enjoy. Other attractions in nearby areas include the famous Asygarth falls, the Dales Countryside Museum, the Old Hawes Railway Station and the nearby Hardraw Force waterfall, all providing fun filled days out for the whole family to enjoy. Other local towns and villages which are also well worth a visit include Leyburn, Muker, Swaledale, Reeth and Low Row.