Chance Cottage - Stylish Character Cottage, Nr Leyburn , Yorkshire

Tastefully furnished and modernised throughout, step inside into the well-equipped and elegant farmhouse style kitchen with exposed beams, providing the perfect space for creating delicious holiday meals from the fabulous fresh Yorkshire produce. Within the kitchen is a short stairway leading down to the lower ground floor where the beautiful dining room can be found with seating for all guests to dine together in front of the cosy wood burning stove. The charming sitting room boasts a second wood burning stove sitting within a feature stone inglenook fireplace. For less formal dining, the bright breakfast room has dining space for four guests and a door out to the garden. The accommodation further extends to a sunny conservatory with french doors opening out to the rear garden.

Upstairs, three light and airy bedrooms are tastefully decorated, over-looking the rolling countryside towards the village; the master king-size bedroom boasting a spacious en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath and separate walk-in shower; a second king-size bedroom and bathroom featuring the added luxury of a roll-top, claw-foot bath, also with shower; and finally the third double bedroom with stunning views across to the church and family bathroom.The cottage can comfortably accommodate up to six guests, making it ideal for families or a group of friends looking to explore the dramatic and simply breath-taking landscape of North Yorkshire.

The picturesque East Witton has a village pub, The Blue Lion, an 18th century inn, serving mouth-watering food and a range of hand-pulled local ales within enchanting candlelit surroundings.

Check in/ Checkout Times

Check in: 4:00 pm | Check out: 10:00 am

Accommodation Description

Ground Floor:

With an electric double oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge-freezer.
Sitting room
With a wood burning stove, television and seating for six guests.
Breakfast room
With a dining table and seating for four guests.
With a dining table and seating for four guests and large sofa.
With a wash basin and WC.

Lower Ground Floor:
Dining room

With a dining table and seating for six guests, and a wood burning stove.
Utility room
With a washing machine and tumble dryer.

First Floor:
Master bedroom

With a 5' king-size bed and television.
En-suite bathroom
With a free-standing bath and walk-in shower, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom two
With a 5' king-size bed.
En-suite bathroom
With a roll-top, claw-foot bath and hand-held shower, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom three
With a 4'6 double bed.
Family bathroom
With a roll-top, claw-foot bath, shower, twin wash basins and WC.

Garden at the front and rear with garden furniture and barbecue.
Off-street parking for two cars through the gates to the left of the property and parking for one car in front of the property, next to the small gate at the front entrance. (Please do not park in front of the fire hydrant)

Additional Information:
Children aged five years and over are welcome. A baby 12 months and under is welcome in own travel cot.
Sorry, no pets.
Please be aware, due to the nature of the property, there are various steps and different levels on both floors.
Throughout the first floor a few rooms have low ceilings.
Barbecue provided, please leave the barbecue in the condition you would wish to find it. Thank you in advance.
Due to the rural area, the road in front of the cottage can at times have livestock being moved along it from the local farm.

Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.

  • Child Friendly
  • Countryside
  • Cycling Friendly
  • Dishwasher
  • Family Friendly
  • Internet
  • National Park
  • Near Walks
  • Open Fire / Log Burner
  • Parking Available
  • Pub Nearby
  • Short Breaks Allowed
  • Travel Cot
  • Washing Machine

About the area

Boasting many walks nearby, with none more spectacular than The Shawl offering sprawling views of the stunning dale below.

Chance Cottage is located near East Witton in Lower Wensleydale on the edge of Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Blue Lion is only a few minutes’ walk away offering a special dining experience.

Masham, around a 15 minute drive, famous for its breweries, Theakstons offering brewery tours, and Black Sheep visitor centre has an extensive bar and popular restaurant. For something a little different you can book a Gin experience, creating your very own Gin at The Spirit of Masham.

The bustling Market town of Leyburn around 10 minute drive away, has a good choice of independent shops, cafes and pubs. Campbell's, is a traditional family run store with a fine delicatessen and butchery counter, and said to be the finest wine store in the North.

A 30 minute drive North is Richmond, a thriving Market town, eateries a plenty, with its very own Castle. Richmond Castle, boasts spectacular views overlooking the fast flowing river Swale, The Georgian Theatre Royal, the oldest working theatre in its original form and The Green Howards Museum; the fascinating story of this distinguished regiment. Grab a bite to eat or watch a film at The Station Cinema.

The beautiful city of Ripon is around a 30 minute drive away. The historic Ripon Cathedral hosts a full calendar of events, Nearby National Trust Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal offer a lovely day out.