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Throstle Nest Barn, gorgeous cottage near Crackpot, Swaledale, with own field

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Gunnerside, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England
Overlooking the Swale, downdale, this outstanding cottage has been marvellously renovated with a feel for luxurious comfort and style. Throstle Nest Barn is a detached barn conversion in a rural setting, yet easy to reach, and with amazing views across Swaledale. A beautiful kitchen retains its old-fashioned charm with beamed ceiling and flagged stone floor. The upstairs living room has a cosy outlook over the private field, with lovely meadow flowers. Underfloor heating in the bathrooms and a multi-fuel stove in the living room (along with oil central heating) make Throstle Nest Barn an inviting and hugely comfortable retreat after a day's walking over the nearby hills. The rear door opens onto a patio with bench to admire the hillside outlook, a garden table and chairs overlook the stunning view downdale and a bench perched on the h... Read more
Listing #HL9067948
About the Owner
Judith D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
You will let yourself into the cottage; there is a keysafe. If there are any problems during your stay, please let Judith know asap, both for your convenience and for that of guests arriving after you.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dirty crockery, teapot put away with dirty teabags still left in. Dishwasher flooded kitchen twice. Handwashed all Christmas Day dishes and so on. Dog dirt where you park your car. Just missed it Three seater settee is positioned on a side so you watch the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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judmarzola, VR Owner at Throstle Nest Barn, gorgeous cottage near Crackpot, Swaledale, with own field, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Both the owners and I, who manage the cottage, were very sorry that the guests were very disappointed with Throstle Nest Barn. Both they and I try our utmost to make sure the cottage meets all expectations and we try to go the extra mile...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

We were really happy and very impressed with the cottage. It was very clean, and so generously equipped - I’ve never stayed in such a homely cottage before. A wonderful garden with outstanding views of Swaledale. All the walking we hoped for was right on...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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judmarzola, VR Owner at Throstle Nest Barn, gorgeous cottage near Crackpot, Swaledale, with own field, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

So glad you had a good holiday and loved the cottage. Both the owners and I strive for the highest standards, so we're pleased the cottage was appreciated. Would welcome a return visit (the cottage was left beautifully clean and tidy).

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The cottage should be left clean and tidy on departure, with no washing up draining, the dishwasher emptied, and it would be a great help if you could strip the beds used. Please...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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About the neighborhood
Swaledale is the most northerly and the most beautiful of the Yorkshire Dales. Renowned for its walking amidst stunning scenery, there are a myriad of footpaths in the local area. Outstanding views all around.
Getting around
A car is essential to get to the cottage, and highly recommended for exploring the area, although the Little White Bus Company run a good local bus service up Swaledale from Richmond.
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Darlington, Kirkby Stephen: 24.9 mi
Nearest train stations are Kirkby Stephen, 16 miles, and Darlington, 30 miles. A car is needed to get to the cottage.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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