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The Apartment, Masham


Excellent 5/5 Score from 19 reviews

The Apartment exterior

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 115 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Located in the heart of the town, just a stone’s throw from the Market Square, the Apartment is ideally situated for both short and long breaks in one of Wensleydale’s most picturesque and vibrant market towns.

Conveniently situated above the village store, the Apartment sleeps 6 in comfort. Two double bedrooms and a bathroom comprise the top floor of the apartment. On the lower floor a twin bedroom, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and spacious lounge and dining room complete the accommodation.

The market town of Masham offers plenty of attractions to cater for all holiday makers. The town features two renown breweries, a bi-weekly market, fine dining at many of the restaurants, bistros and public houses; and easy access to spectacular scenery in the Wensleydale countryside.

Whether visiting for a weekend or a week, the Apartment, Masham offers a refined and comfortable base to explore and enjoy the finest of North Yorkshire.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Whitby 115 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds-Bradford 38 km, Nearest railway: Northallerton / Thirsk 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

There is ample communal free parking next to the property and throughout the village centre. There is a communal roof terrace for use in good weather including patio chairs, table and barbeque facilities.

Tennis court, a cricket pitch, quoits pits, fishing, walking and 3 play areas for children are within 10 minutes walking distance of the apartment. There is a beautiful swimming pool in Ripon (10 miles away) housed in a victorian listed building.

Further details

Valid from 1st Apr 2012.

All electricity, gas, tea towels and bed linen are included in the price and there will be tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits or cake to welcome you upon your arrival.


The contract for a short term holiday rental shall be made between the Client and, “The Apartment – Masham” (TAM). The contract shall be entered into when TAM issues the confirmation and will be subject to all of the following conditions


A non refundable deposit of 25% of the rental fee is payable if the booking is made more than 2 calendar months prior to the start of the rental period. The balance must be paid at least 2 calendar months prior to the start of the rental period. Non-payment of the balance on or before the due date shall be construed as a cancellation of the contract by the Client. For bookings made less than 2 calendar months prior to the start of the rental period, the rental must be paid in full.


Reasonable gas and electricity usage*, bed linen and tea towels.


Any cancellation made by the Client, for whatever reason, shall be confirmed in writing and sent by email to On receipt of notice of cancellation, TAM will seek to re-let the property for the period of the booking. If TAM succeeds in re-letting the property at the full price, it shall refund all monies paid less an administrative charge of £50 per week booked or part thereof.

If TAM only succeeds in re-letting the property for part of the period booked or at a discounted price, it shall refund an amount equal to the money paid by the Client less 1) the difference between the full price for the whole period and the re-let price received and 2) an administration charge of £50 per week re-let or part thereof. If TAM is unable to re-let the property at all, then all monies paid by the Client shall be forfeit to TAM. (We strongly recommend that you take out your own cancellation insurance)


A returnable deposit of £100 shall be paid before arrival. This will be returned after your departure from the property provided all the booking conditions have been met.


Rentals commence, unless otherwise notified, at 3pm on the day of arrival and terminate at 10am on the day of departure. Guests are requested to contact TAM via email at at least 1 week prior to their date of arrival in order to make final arrangements for their time of arrival key collection


We are unable to accommodate pets in The Apartment – Masham.


The number of persons occupying the property must not exceed 6 persons + 1 child in a cot. TAM reserve the right to refuse entry to the entire party if this condition is not observed. This must be adhered to and any requests for additional persons must be arranged and agreed to by TAM prior to arrival.

Parties must not exceed the numbers specified above unless by arrangement and the owner reserves the right to ask customers to vacate if this is not observed.


Our properties is a non-smoking property. Please note that smoking is not allowed anywhere within the property, the entrance hall or roof terrace. We reserve the right to seek compensation (including consequential loss) for any damage and additional costs of cleaning (such as curtains, carpets, etc.) caused by a guest smoking within or around the property. Consequential costs may be incurred where it is not possible to remove the smell of smoke from the property prior to the arrival of the next quests who subsequently demand compensation from ourselves.


Guests must accept responsibility for their own and their children’s safety. In particular, the roof terrace is unsupervised by TAM and no one under 16 should use this area without adult supervision. A key-operated lock on the kitchen door prevents unauthorised access by children.

Children’s safety equipment (cots, high chairs, etc.) must be used at own risk


The Client shall take all reasonable and proper care of the property and its furniture, pictures, fittings and effects in or on the property and leave them in the same state of repair and in the same clean and tidy condition at the end of the rental period as at the beginning. You will be liable for the cost of any damages, breakages, losses and any extra cleaning or repair costs that are incurred due to non-compliance with this condition.


TAM shall be allowed the right of entry to the property at all reasonable times for the purpose of inspection or to carry out any necessary repairs or maintenance.


Should there be any cause for complaint during the occupation of the property, it must be notified promptly to TAM via telephone and in the case of a serious problem confirmed in writing.


TAM, its employees and agents shall not be under any liability to the Clients or third parties for any loss or damage arising from breach of contract, negligence, misrepresentation or otherwise. If the property which the Client has booked becomes unavailable or unusable for some reason prior to the date of booking, then TAM’s obligation will be to 1) use their best endeavour to find a suitable alternative property, or failing which, 2) to reimburse the Client for any monies paid.


TAM does not warrant and is not responsible for the accuracy of any verbal information given or statements made by any of its servants or agents.

*Reasonable electricity & gas usage is up to £15 per day.

Please appreciate we will have to make a charge to recover any costs for damage.

Please note - The Apartment is located above the town store. We wish to make you aware that there may a small amount of noise from the normal day to day running of the shop, for instance noise from customers outside the shop and deliveries during the day. Most visitors do not notice this, however we wish to make you aware before you make a booking. (We find that being in the centre of the town being above the store is ideal for those dinner party moments when a key ingredient has been forgotten!)

Northern England region

For a comprehensive list of things to do in and around Masham, visit:

Below are a list of some of the highlights a stay in Masham has to offer:

Walking: Follow the Rivers Ure or Burn for a riverside ramble through green and pleasant countryside. Alternatively, take to the hills for spectacular views of the Yorkshire dales. Masham Tourist Information offers a wide range of walking routes all available from the T.I. office just off the market square.


30 minutes walk (5 minutes drive) from Masham lies the Beautiful Hackfall Woods. Created in the 18th century, and described by William Wordsworth in one of his Guides for tourists; Hackfall offers spectacular scenery for sightseers and walkers alike.

Black Sheep Brewery: The Black Sheep Brewery is famed for its awarding winning beers, produced in Masham for over 18 years. Take a full brewery tour, or simply relax in the stunning bistro with outstanding views across the Wensleydale countryside.

Theakstons Brewery: In 1875 his Thomas Theakston, built the famous brewery that stands on an area of Masham known as “Paradise Fields”. In the brewery, you will be able to follow the entire brewing process: from blending the ingredients, through filling the casks, to the craft of the cooper or just sample a beer in the Black Bull in Paradise brewery tap.

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal: A World Heritage Site, Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal is a huge estate of beauty, contrasts and surprises including the largest abbey ruins in the country and one of England’s most spectacular Georgian water gardens.

The perfect place to escape from it all and enjoy a great, full day out, there’s so much to see and do at Fountains. Set your own pace to explore over 800 acres of naturally beautiful countryside, with ten historic buildings to discover spanning 800 years of history and acre after acre of open space.

Swinton Park: Swinton Park is the ancestral home of the Cunliffe-Lister family and is set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens. The castle is surrounded by the family estate in which guests have access to rivers, reservoirs, moorland, dales and the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

Award winning cuisine is served in the sumptuously furnished dining room, with an emphasis on the seasonal produce sourced from the hotel's four acre walled garden and surrounding estate

Vennell’s Restaurant: In 2005 Jon Vennell with his wife Laura opened Vennell's restaurant in Masham with a clear philosophy- fresh local produce handled with care and cooked sympathetically. The result is an award winning restaurant in the heart of the town.


The historic market town of Masham is set in the picturesque region of lower Wensleydale in North Yorkshire

Renown for its beautiful market square and stunning countryside, visitors come to Masham to enjoy the calmness and peace of true country living.

Despite its compact size, Masham has plenty to occupy the adventurous tourist: There are hundreds of miles of countryside walks and cycle routes, the spectacular market square (markets held Wednesday and Saturday) , 4 public houses, 2 breweries, award winning fine dining at Vennell’s and Swinton Park restaurants, the stunning 12th century St Mary’s church and plenty more.

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21 Aug 2014


"Very good accommodation in beautiful area."

The accommodation was of a really high quality and there was plenty of room for our party of four adults and a teenager. All furnishings were of a high standard with a very well-equipped kitchen, a great roof terrace and two modern bathrooms being some of the best features. The property is very close to the market square with plenty of amenities close by. We had a lovely stay in Masham - there are lots of things to do in the area and the surrounding countryside is really beautiful.

31 May 2014


"Really impressed."

On entering the apartment we felt at home straight away. The whole place is modern and well equipped. Really smart and clean bathrooms and the kitchen has everything the modern family could ask for. T… More

Thanks for the review - really glad you enjoyed your time in Masham and hope you come and visit again soon!

21 May 2014


"fab birthday weekend with friends"

the accomadation was great everything you could want ,exceptional facilities, spacious apartment with lovely bedrooms and prime location in the centre of masham parking striaght outside the door.
we had a fantastic weekend! masham is a beautiful place with a number of nice pubs all serving lovely food ( gluten free too!) some nice little shops and galleries and everyone was very friendly and welcoming . I even got a gluten free breakfast in johnny Bagdads cafe fantastic!

Glad you enjoyed your stay and all that Masham has to offer! Hope to see you again - Mark

7 May 2014


"Great appartment, well equiped and furnished in an absolutely beautiful location."

The appartment is ideally located in the centre of the town, is very smart and has books and maps to help you get around the area. Masham has some great places to eat and drink and the locals were very helpful and friendly. There are some fabulous walks and sights in the beautiful Dales and plenty of sites of historical interest in the surrounding area to explore.
It was our first time in the area but we will defintely go back there, both the families that went on the trip loved the place.

28 Apr 2014


"Lovely apartment in beautiful Yorkshire village - perfect."

Lovely three bedroom apartment right in the middle of Masham, great for all the pubs and breweries, and beautiful country side. Stayed with my wife and daughter, plus friends and their children. Plenty of room for the kids to play, and lots to do. Highly recommended.

Thanks for the kind comments - glad you enjoyed the Apartment and all that Masham has to offer.

8 Jan 2014


"lovely apartment, great location."

Lovely spacious apartment. 3 nice sized bedrooms, 2 well equipped bathrooms. Well equiped kitchen. Nice and warm. Great location. Masham is a lovely village. We spent new year there with friends. Nice pubs, good food, recommend white bear and bay horse.

31 Dec 2013


"Comfortable attractive aprtment in central location."

This apartment is very comfortable for 6 people. It is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. Booking was quick and easy and clear instructions were given for our stay. The apartment… More

5 Nov 2013


"Very nice apartment in great location"

We stayed for October half term with family (including my two young children). The apartment is really spacious and comfortably accommodated four adults and two children.

The bedrooms were all a really good size & the beds exceptionally comfortable. Two bath/shower rooms was a real bonus too. The living/dinning room was lovely & there was easily room for all of us to relax and eat around the large dinning table. The kitchen was very well equipped with a large range cooker which was great when cooking up big family meals! The only downside was the fact that there was no washing machine - which was a bit tricky with two young children - apart from that I couldn't fault it.

Masham is a lovely town with lots to do locally but is also a good base for accessing other parts of the dales and towns like York & Harrogate. Great family holiday!

23 Sep 2013


"A well equipped apartment, comfortable and in a good position."

Prompt and efficient service from the owner. The kitchen was well equipped. A modern bathroom and a modern shower room. Very close to the town centre with a newsagent, baker and butcher within 50 metres. Comfortable beds.

2 Sep 2013


"Spacious, clean and great location"

Apartment is well kitted out with access to roof top terrace and BBQ. Two bathrooms also a bonus and everything was spotlessly clean. The lounge and dining area also had plenty of room for our 6 adults.

Great location for ramblers, people who like their real ale (Masham home to Black Sheep and Theakstons breweries) and families. There is plenty to occupy the whole family in the town and surrounding area.

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