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Foxtor Ref 1330

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Good 3.5/5 Score from 10 reviews

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

This delightful Grade II listed town house sits in the heart of Middleham. The property has been sympathetically renovated to provide comfortable accommodation with plenty of character. The sitting room is stunning with its inglenook fireplace housing a wood burner, making it a cosy space to relax in. Between the kitchen and sitting room is the dining area in a stone walled inner hallway, and the beautiful fitted kitchen is well equipped with its original exposed beams. The two bedrooms are spacious and beautifully decorated and furnished to a high standard, the double room enjoys the luxury of an en-suite shower room and there is a further shower room on the ground floor. This enchanting house makes a fabulous base to explore this rich and diverse region at any time of year.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Other High chair
Further details

Electric radiators with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player. All fuel, power and initial supply of logs for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate provided. Ample free, roadside parking in the village square, almost opposite the cottage. Small sitting out area by the front door. Two well-behaved dogs welcome (second dog at a charge of £15 per week) - dogs not allowed upstairs or on furniture. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pub 1 minute walk.

The Yorkshire region

From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?


The attractive town of Middleham is in beautiful Wensleydale and has a wealth of history, much of it tied to the Norman castle which dates back to 1190 and has a keep that is only surpassed in size by the Tower of London. Middleham is also well known for its racehorses and it is a marvellous sight to see them as they make their way to the gallops every morning. The ancient market square is cobbled and there are a variety of shops and eateries clustered around it. Leyburn is just two and a half miles away for more shops or why not take the chance to discover The Forbidden Corner - a unique maze of tunnels and chambers. This area makes a fabulous base to explore this stunning region.

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1 Aug 2014


"needs some TLC"

Just returned from a stay at the above cottage…first impressions it needs lots of TLC as it looks dirty..on inside and out.... beds need replacing broken slats on both single beds, i ended up sleepi… More

9 Jul 2014


"Value for money"

Good points- dog friendly , right in centre of Middleham, quaint, well equipped , 4 poster bed was cosyBad point and really bad point- awful toilet in 4 poster bedroom does not cope with normal waste … More

13 May 2014


"Very disappointing. cottage & owners"

Foxtor is in a lovely village but we ended going home early due to the lack of cleanliness and the overall state of the cottage. chipped & dirty crockery/ cooking utensils, remnants of food in cupboar… More

22 May 2013



Great holiday, lovely if a little quirky cottage. Unfortunately we had to come home early due to snow. Thouroughly enjoyed otherwise… More

17 Jun 2012



This was a journey down memory lane for me as my Uncle used to train racehorses at Kingsley House in Middleham, now owned by Mark Johnston. I used to visit in the Easter holidays when I was a slip of… More

29 Apr 2012


"Nice cottage"

The cottage was in a very good location for walking & visiting surrounding areas, this property would not be good for anyone who is elderly due to the amount of stairs, although this was not a problem for our party. The cottage was well equipped although in need of a freshen up as starting to look tired. On the whole though a lovely cottage and enjoyed the stay.

7 Apr 2012


"Could not have been better"

Great place to stay! We were a group of four- one married couple and two single male friends. Foxtor was perfect- slept all four comfortably and had TWO FULL BATHS! To be fair, the shower in one of th… More

16 Jan 2012


"Pleasant stay in a lovely location"

The house was OK but in need of a little modernisation and there are a lot of steps inside - but fairly clean and in a good position.… More

5 Jan 2012


"Great Stay, ideal location and exceptional lodging."

I am very familiar with this area and think is one of the 2 best places in the world. As I now live in the other it was wonderful to come back to Middleham. Foxtor was ideal for us and very well equip… More

1 Dec 2011


"Comfortable, quirky cottage in a perfect location"

Foxtor House was a terrific place for our holiday visiting Yorkshire, centrally located in a lovely friendly village. Even though it's next door to the pub (which has great meals), and opposite t… More

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  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:17 Nov 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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