Howesyke Farm, Near Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales FeaturedBishopdale, Leyburn, UK
About this listing
No stag or hen parties.
Dating from 1727, Howesyke is a traditional Dales farmhouse nestled in 2000 acres of private farmland in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in the little known dale of Bishopdale. A secret haven located 20 minutes from Leyburn, a 5 minute drive from Aysgarth Falls and close to a network of public footpaths; inviting you to explore the Dales countryside and villages.
The beautiful stone farmhouse sits behind Bishopdale Beck, set back against the fells with the land rising to 1400 feet dramatically behind it.
Situated half a mile off the main road and retaining the original facade of the house, Howesyke has been recently extended and modernised to create a beautiful 8 bedroom farmhouse. The Bothy, opposite the main farmhouse offers a private spacious 9th bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor. The recent renovation added an extension onto the existing farmhouse, incorporating the adjoining barn into the domestic accommodation, creating a large area without losing the charm of the original features. Bedrooms 4, 5 and 8 can be doubles or twins.
Beautifully decorated with stunning views, the house is surrounded by a large terrace and garden. All bedrooms are ensuite.
The Entrance Hall leads into a large hall with a sweeping staircase, sofa, bar with stools and roulette table. Double doors lead through to the Sitting Room and another set to the Kitchen/ Dining Room.
The Hall also leads into the Snug with large sofas, armchair and smart tv.
There is underfloor heating throughout the ground floor.
The large Sitting Room is situated in the centre of the house with large comfy sofas, armchairs and log burner and three large windows overlooking the gardens with a wonderful view of Bishopdale.
The stunning large open plan light Kitchen/Dining Room has a dining room table with seating for 18, L shaped sofa, large island with seating. The Kitchen boasts a large American style fridge, wine fridge, two electric ovens, induction hob and microwave. French doors lead out to the terrace with seating and BBQ and a single door leads from the kitchen area out to the front of the house with terrace and seating.
The Entrance Hall also leads to the large Boot Room with stone flagged floor, Utility Room with washing machine and dryer and separate Cloakroom.
The sweeping wide Staircase leads upstairs to the large landing leading to 8 beautifully interior designed double bedrooms, all with bathrooms ensuite. The separate Bothy which is accessed across the terrace from the house has the 9th bedroom, with shower room ensuite and television.
The property also consists of a separate converted Barn with wood burning stove, original beams, snooker table and stairs leading to mezzanine floor with table tennis table. Large doors lead to a large open plan Sitting/Dining Room with comfy seating around a wood burning stove. There is also a Cloakroom.
*Additional Cost* The Games Barn provides a perfect space of a games room with snooker table and ping pong table, and is for hire separately from the house depending on availability. The cost to hire The Barn is £500.00 for a stay and is a 5 minute walk away from the house. The Games Barn in unavailable to bookings from 24 Sept 2021 onwards.
Hot Tub hire not available.
The Local Area
Situated half a mile from the main road Howesyke is set in 2000 acres of private farmland in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in the little know dale of Bishopdale. Located 20 minutes from Leyburn, a 5 mile drive from Aysgarth Falls and close to a network of public footpaths.
Howesyke is half a mile off the B6101 2 miles after The Street Head Inn in Bishopdale.
The house is situated on the 2014 Tour de France route with good access to Hawes, Grasssington, Buckden Pike, The Yorkshire Three Peaks and Grassington. Harrogate is an hours drive away.
Darlington: 35 miles
Northallerton: 29 miles
Both train stations are on the direct main line from London and the train takes 2.5 hours from Kings Cross Station.
Teeside Airport -40 miles
Leeds Bradford Airport - 43 miles
Central London - 240 miles
Edinburgh - 171 miles
Other Things to Note
Maximum group size is 18 guests.
No parties allowed without prior arrangement and catering to be provided by our in house caterers.
No Smoking in the house
There is CCTV camera on the entrance.
No Fireworks, glitter or decorations stuck to walls please.
Cafetiere - no coffee machine
No hot tub hire.
- ID: 6114
- Guests: 18
- Bedrooms: 9
- Beds: 11
- Bathrooms: 9
- Check-in After: 4:00 PM
- Check-out Before: 10:00 AM
- Type: Entire Place / Houses
- SuperControl Prpperty ID: 581068
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- Washing machine
- Bar Room
- BBQ Available
- Chef for Hire
- Children Welcome
- Clay Pigeon Shooting
- Event Room
- Free Parking
- Games Room
- Internet WIFI
- Linen & Towels
- Log Burner & Fireplace
- Ping Pong Room
- Pool Table
- Private Entrance
- Pub within walking distance
- Smart Tv with Netflix
- Travel Cot & High Chair (request)
- Washer & Dryer
- Smoking allowed: No
- Pets allowed: No
- Party allowed: No
- Children allowed: Yes
- Additional rules information
- No weddings, parties, events without prior arrangement with the owner No glitter, confetti, balloon water bombs, paper lanterns or fireworks. No sticking of decorations on walls or windows. Please do not move furniture No dogs. Our cleaners are on a tight schedule with same day change overs so please depart on time or there will be a deduction from your damage deposit for their time.
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- 9 Baths
- 20 Guests
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