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The French House

Richmond, North Yorkshire
VE We’re good to go scheme

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Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Four Poster
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful converted cottage in the heart of a picturesque estate, with an elegant, comfortable and brimming timeless charm
  • Chilly evenings are made special by lavish furnishings and an open fire with the addition of a luxurious wood burning hot tub
  • Surround by rolling countryside and the village of Gilling West with its two pubs a short walk
Property code: G0144

This stunning barn-conversion set within a quintessential Yorkshire estate offers the perfect location to relax and unwind, surrounded by luscious countryside, sweeping hills and chocolate-box villages.

Tucked on the edge of the spectacular Yorkshire Dales, this holiday cottage is ideal for keen walkers and those who enjoy a leisurely stroll. Enjoy an abundance of scenic trails from your doorstep, or venture by car to Richmond 4 miles away to soak up some ancient history and sample local delicacies. You are also in an excellent location for exploring beautiful National Trust sites such as Moulton Hall 7 miles away, or Hudswell Woods 5 miles away.

 

Inside, this elegant property offers a superb balance of rustic charm meets sophisticated style, featuring wooden beams, glamorous fixtures and luxurious furniture. Ambient lighting and a neutral colour pallet add to the overall contemporary feel, but you'll be transported back in time by the exposed stone walls and roaring fire. Step through the dual aspect doorway to discover the delightful living room, a spacious and luxurious retreat where you can curl up with a soothing glass of red wine to watch an exciting film. Next you'll find the kitchen, which has everything you need to rustle up decadent dinners and sumptuous suppers for the entire family. The first king-size bedroom is also downstairs, complete with an impressive en-suite shower. Upstairs you'll find two further bedrooms, both sharing a fabulous wet room. The first is a king-size, where you'll feel like royalty sinking into the magnificent four-poster bed. The final bedroom can be made up as either a super-king or a twin depending on preference.

 

To the rear of the property is the private courtyard, which hosts a marvellous wood-fired hot tub. Indulge in a glass of fizz under the stars, immersed in the steamy  hot water, or sizzle up a storm on the BBQ for leisurely evenings dining alfresco whilst admiring the dainty water garden by fairy light. To the front of the property is a shared courtyard, another enjoyable spot for an aperitif or after dinner coffee.

 

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  • 3 bedrooms – 2 king-size and 1 super-king zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request)
  • 1 wet room-style en-suite and one wet room-style bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Dishwasher, washer/drier
  • Private outdoor wood fired hot tub - note these do not have jets
  • BBQ
  • Nearby play area and large area of grounds to explore
  • Open fire
  • Ample off road parking
  • Heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub 0.5 miles, shop 3 miles away
  • Complex of properties
  • TV
  • Separate communal laundry room with washer and dryer available
  • First basket of logs included, additional can be purchased from owners

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Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Chris 15th June 2021

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Reviewed by SUSAN 11th June 2021

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Such a beautiful location. Great cottage with all facilities needed. Super hot tub which was used daily & easy to use. Fabulous walks in close proximity Great village pub

Reviewed by Joyce 7th June 2021

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Beautiful location, ideally situated for many popular tourist attractions. Owners very helpful.

Reviewed by Andrew 4th June 2021

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Reviewed by Emma 28th May 2021

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What an amazing find! We had the perfect break. Our cottage was beautiful, fully equipped and the beds so comfortable. We couldnt have asked for more and cant wait to visit again.

Reviewed by JOHN 23rd April 2021

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Reviewed by Stephen 16th April 2021

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Wonderful location and cottage beautiful. Plenty of kitchen cleaning equipment. The courtyard to the back of our cottage was beautiful, lit up in the evening, and looked wonderful. The outside dining area was to the front of the property, which was the same as the guests who were staying next door to us. This was off putting as there was no privacyRead more, which was disappointing. On the day of departure, someone came to clean the hot tub whilst we were still there, not good for the sake of 30mins Hide

Reviewed by Kate 11th December 2020

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Beautiful cottage in fabulous location, much nicer than ever imagined. Lovely furnished house. The Christmas tree was a lovely touch

Reviewed by Anthony 2nd November 2020

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Reviewed by Karey 26th October 2020

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Lovely stay at this cottage over half term. Great to have the use of the hot tub each day. Lovely bedrooms and bathrooms & spacious enough for 6 people to comfortably stay over. Nice short walk to the local pub! We would stay again.

Reviewed by Annie 23rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Sarah 25th September 2020

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Beautiful property, beautiful area, surroundings. Owners extremely helpful when we needed them for anything. Looking at booking our next stay

Reviewed by Sally 6th September 2020

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Absolutely lovely property. Nice touches on arrival and good information available. Wood fired hot tub was lovely and wood was always topped up to ensure always warm Would definitely go again

Reviewed by Carly 31st August 2020

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Reviewed by Penny 24th August 2020

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A lovely comfortable cottage with an amazing hot tub! Beds beautiful and gorgeous bedding and towels. Very well equipped and clean and beautiful surroundings. Lovely walk to a fantastic village pub. Hosts very helpful and welcoming.

Reviewed by Christine 10th July 2020

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Lovely cottage ideal location to Richmond.

Reviewed by Phil 17th January 2020

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A brilliant base for touring the Yorkshire Dales. The staff on the complex were incredibly attentive, friendly and pro-active whilst still enabling us to carry on with our holiday with the privacy we wanted. Our every need was catered for - log-stores topped up every day, the log burning hot-tub set and constant checking that we had everything. We Read morefelt truly spoilt and relaxed - a definite 5 star experience. Hide

Reviewed by Ashley 30th December 2019

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Beautiful location , close to a village and town with great pubs and restaurants. The cottage is well equipped except for a washer and dryer. A better instruction pack re where to put rubbish and get logs would have been helpful

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LOCATION

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