Carr Hall Castle
Castle | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
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This gorgeous home which can sleep up to 10 guests, boasts a luxury interior including a fully equipped kitchen with aga and dishwasher, utility room with american fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and iron. Dining room with real log fire, large lounge with panoramic window overlooking the heated indoor swimming pool, relaxing conservatory overlooking manicured gardens.
This is the perfect place to relax and unwind from the stresses of life for couples, families and groups of friends. Escape to the Yorkshire countryside for a weekend a week or even a month to enjoy privacy, tranquility and luxury in a wonderful setting with great facilities.
Take in the history surrounding this beautiful castle which was built in 1860 by local textile mill owners who wanted to re-create their own castle similar to those they had visited on their grand tours of Europe in the 19th century.
Carr Hall Castle has been graded as Five Star self catering accommodation and awarded a Gold Award by inspectors from Quality in Tourism.
The current owners have spent over £1 million transforming their unique home. They stripped the walls back to the original stone and brickwork, brought many original features back to life and married those with a wonderful contemporary interior of dark woods, deep colours and highly textured fabrics. The attached stable block was converted into a fantastic indoor swimming pool and gym and linked to the main building by an internal bridge
The castle is stocked with all your home comforts to provide for self catering, however a chef is available should you require any catering during your stay.
Staff can also be provided including Housekeeper, Butler, Nanny, Swimming Instructor and Academic Tutor.
Beauty treatments are available to pre-book.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Scarborough 60 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 90 km, Nearest railway: Halifax 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Explore Carr Hall Castle...
Dining Room: Large dining table with glass top seating 10, leather chairs, log fire, stone floor, extensive wood panelling, mood lighting, views to front lawns. Sound system
Kitchen: Fully equipped breakfast kitchen with aga, dishwasher, fridge, microwave oven, kettle, toaster , tv.
Sitting Room: Luxurious suede sofas, log fire, plasma tv, panoramic window with views towards swimming pool. Sound system, Blu ray DVD player, Satellite television.
Conservatory: Floor to ceiling glass windows with views of water wheel and rear gardens. Sumptuous velvet sofas and luxury carpet. Contemporary glass door leading to kitchen. Utility Room: American style fridge freezer with ice maker, washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing facilities, vacuum and sink.
Indoor Swimming Pool: Heated pool with removable cover. Private shower and toilet facilities. Lounge area with leather sofas, sound system, plasma satellite television.
Gym: Airconditioned with treadmill, cross trainer, free weights, bench weights. Sound system and windows to plasma television.
Double Bedroom (en suite double): Super king size bed, with dressing room, plasma tv with satellite tv, ensuite shower room. Hairdryer provided.
Double Bedroom 2: King size bed, built in wardrobes, flat screen lcd tv, views of water wheel and gardens.
Double Bedroom 3: King size bed, built in wardrobes. Views of rear gardens.
Double Bedroom 4: Bell tower feature and arrow slit windows with wooden shutters. Plasma TV with leather panelled wall. Door leading to indoor access to swimming pool and massage room. Staircase leading to bedroom 5.
Double Bedroom 5 (ensuite double): Staircase from bedroom 4 to dressing room with fitted wardrobes, contemporary bathroom with shower, his and hers hand basins, lounger. Bedroom under the eaves with exposed beams and brickwork to walls.
Family Bathroom 1: Luxury mosaic tiled bathroom with walk in steam room/shower, bath with television over.
Family Bathroom 2: Round bathroom built into castle turret with slit windows, shower cubicle.
|Further details outdoors|
Exterior hot tub on raised decking patio with outdoor furniture. Extensive private parking to front and rear of property.
Private driveway with electric gates and remote keyless access fob provided for guests.
Deer park setting
Working water wheel, lake, bridge, bbq area with gas bbq and seating, chiminea, cobbled courtyard with outdoor furniture, extensive lawns to front and rear. Woodland walks, landscaped gardens, private woodland.
12 Acres in total.
Cobbled arched walkway with views to swimming pool.
Security /Damages Deposit of £1500 required prior to arrival.
A maximum of 10 guests are permitted during any stay. Guest names are to be provided at the time of booking. Any changes will be advised at least 24 hours prior to arrival.
Security Personnel will check the names of any guests/visitors to the pre-notified guest list.
Any day visitors will be pre-notified and agreed by the owners and no unauthorised guests will be invited to the Castle.
CCTV Cameras are in use externally, in the Swimming Pool area and Entrance Hall for security/safety reasons.
Outdoor or Indoor Fireworks must not be used.
Amplified Sound is not permitted outdoors.
Shoes must be removed on carpetted areas.
Northern England region
Visit Yorkshire.com for a full insight into the region.
Situated in the north of England, around 200 miles from London and Edinburgh, a beautiful and picturesque landscape in England's largest county.
Seasons are Spring- March to May, Summer June to September, Autumn October to November, Winter December through February. Cold winters with some occasional snowfall, mild spring and autumn and average summer temperatures around 20 degrees celcius.
Situated in a private countryside location, approached through electric gates via a long private driveway. Only 2 minutes drive from a local village and 10 minutes from the M62 motorway and railway stations.
Midway between the northern cities of Leeds and Manchester where international airports can be found. Around 40 minutes drive to either airport.
By train to London and Scotland in under 3 hours.
Explore the Yorkshire Dales, the historic city of York and the Lake District.
Ample free private car parking available at the Castle. Accessible taxi services and private driver for day trips/sightseeing tours can be arranged.
The Royal Armouries museum and Eureka children's museum's are close by.
Archery is available to pre book on site.
Golf,Tennis, Horseriding and outdoor activities, clay pigeon shooting and karting available locally.
Indoor snow skiing/snowboarding available at Xscape within 40 minutes drive
Availability Your dates are available
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23 Sep 2013
"One Word - FABULOUS!"
From the moment we arrived and met Nicola we knew we were in for a special weekend. I booked this as a 50th Luxury Weekend away for my husband and invited 4 couples to celebrate with us. The castle … More
28 Aug 2013
"Perfect Break Away"
We had the pleasure of joining friends for weekend getaway at Carr Hall Castle and can't express how much we loved it!The layout is perfect so that the girls could enjoy our own little pamper day… More
14 Aug 2013
"Perfect weekend away with friends"
We were extremely fortunate to be invited here for a couples break with friends. This place is in a league of its own. It is safe to say we've never been so privileged to spend a night away anywh… More
14 Aug 2013
"Pictures do not do it justice! Stunning venue"
We've just returned from a weekend away in what can only be described as the ultimate venue for entertaining and relaxing.From the minute the castle appears on the horizon you know you're in… More
5 Apr 2013
"Romantic Weekend at Carr Hall Castle"
My husband and I wanted to find somewhere that is romantic, quiet, safe and secure to spend the weekend with the added bonus of having all the facilities that you can find in a 5 star hotel. We were d… More
31 Jan 2013
"Wonderful place, relaxing, luxury at its best"
We stayed on a very cold weekend in January, could not have been more welcoming, the castle is stunning, luxurious and incredibly relaxing, we could not have enjoyed the weekend more, the pool and jacuzzi were wonderful, every little detail had been thought of, we had the luxury of a boutique hotel with all the home comforts, I cannot wait to go back
31 Jan 2013
"Brilliant, what a place for a vacation."
Top facilities and beautiful scenery, warm and welcoming. Everything you could need is provided, the kitchen is large and has all mod cons to make the stay just perfect.
4 Dec 2012
"Words cannot describe how amazing Carr Hall Castle is ..."
Having heard about Carr Hall from a business colleague who stayed there, I was so excited when I was able to book it in the run up to Christmas this year.
My wife and I were treated to such an amazing welcome; there was a guard of honour as we drove up to Carr Hall Castle from a pack of Deer.
Carr Hall Castle exudes luxury from the moment you walk in to a cosy farmhouse kitchen with a wonderful fiery red Aga. The kitchen is excellently appointed and has everything you want, even down to a coffee machine, complete with Costa Coffee!
We enjoyed dinner on Friday evening in the dining room the dining table was one fit for a king and with the roaring wood fire we did not want to finish our meals.
In the living room there's the most luxurious carpet which is so soft its good enough to sleep on. The 3D TV, Blue Ray player, Play Station, iPod docking stations gives one everything they could possibly want to chill out.
To bed and we had the pick of 5 amazing bedrooms, 2 en suites, 2 with Apple Mac's and 2 with TV's bigger than the one I have at home in the living room. The beds have the most comfortable mattresses and toppers, cushions to die for and soft furnishings befitting of a 7 star boutique.
We managed to drag ourselves out of bed the following morning and on route to the family bathroom, the view of the grounds covered in early morning frost and Deer grazing just yards away from the gates stunning.
We went for a swim in the private pool listening to our iPod complete with surround sound, and then could not resist celebrating in the hot tub with a glass of Champers (we've been married 6 months this weekend!). Watching the world go by planes flying past the crisp blue sky and the royal flag clapping in the wind, we could not do anything but relax!
That night we decided to watch Strictly in HD and the Final of I'm a Celebrity (Both my wife's choice) and ordered a take away from Café Thai which is just a 5 minute drive away, they do deliver, however I'd recommend picking it up as it's great to see the deer park at night with just your headlights to guide you.
It's safe to say on Sunday we did not want to leave, but we decided to have a lovely walk in the grounds around the lake, by the water fall and in the little wood.
Terry thank you so much for such an amazing weekend, what a great way to celebrate our 6 month wedding anniversary and I can't wait to come back in the Summer, I can see a BBQ on the cards!
19 Nov 2012
"i felt like a princess in a modern day fairytale setting"
Set in beautiful and immaculately kept grounds , Carr Hall Castle could be straight from a picture book. The entrance is impressive, past the deer park and the lake and then we arrive at what must be the most luxurious and cosiest castle in the world.
We were greeted by Graham who had prepared the castle for our stay. As a clean freak I was in my element. As he showed us around I marvelled at how perfectly spotless everywhere was and so beautifully inviting. The plush carpets, the gorgeous tasteful decor, rich warm colours and fabrics, beds with crisp white linen and soft pillows and cushions. The very best of everything. .luxury toiletries, televisions in all rooms, the best sound system in the pool area with selection of CDs. We would want for nothing.
Of course this is a home and quite the most beautiful one i've ever seen.
Every utensil we could need was in the kitchen with a vast array of crockery, cutlery and glasses and a fab coffee machine with pods as well as a huge box of a selection of luxury teas.Nicola had told me what was in the well stocked food cupboard so I knew what to bring to make breakfast. It was a delight to use the Aga which was left on for us. As was the heating ,so everywhere was always beautifully warm.
Our master bedroom had a spacious dressing room and getting ready for dinner felt so special. We had booked a table in the village and we had a wonderful dinner but we all agreed we were excited to go home to the castle.
So we did and had coffee in the castle before enjoying the pool and the hot tub before going to bed in what can only be described as a big soft cloud. The best night's sleep ever.
6 Nov 2012
"Luxury beyond belief!"
This place really is a hidden gem. We stayed for 3 nights this summer and I was blown away by it. The setting is gorgeous, overlooking a deer park and the grounds are really private.The Castle interio… More
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