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The Old Rectory - Yorkshire Escapes

Ripon - North Yorkshire


The Old Rectory - Yorkshire Escapes

Ripon - North Yorkshire

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"Grade II listed 16th Century building in the stunning surroundings of North Yorkshire"

  • Sleeps: 16
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 6


  • Restored 16th Century rectory offering rural charm and comfort.
  • Dining room with large sash windows and open fireplace.
  • Conservatory from the kitchen with L-shaped sofa and wood burning stove.
  • Plenty of entertainment on offer including a pool table, table tennis and a croquet lawn.
  • Outside terrace, gardens, stables, and paddock.
  • Located in the charming North Yorkshire village of Wath.
  • Stabling and paddocks are also available by arrangement.

  You should know...

  • Maid will come at weekends at an extra cost.
  • Use of stables must be arranged in advance.
  • The maid comes in for a hour a day on weekdays and available on request at week-ends at an extra cost.

The Details...

Escape to the stunning surroundings of North Yorkshire at the Old Rectory. This Grade II listed 16th Century building has been lovingly restored to blend historical grandeur with 21st Century style.

Sleeping up to 16 people, guests enter the holiday home into a light and airy hall that leads to the kitchen. In here is a modern setup complete with an Aga for cooking up wonderful meals for your loved ones. The Old Rectory also has a washing machine, dryer, and microwave for your convenience. Coming off the kitchen and with access from the hall as well is the dining room with tall sash windows and open fireplace. The social hub of the Old Rectory is the drawing room with its comfy sofas and another open fire for those cosy nights in. Also on this level is the entertaining room with snooker table that can also be used for table tennis.

Moving onto the first floor and there are four double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. The pick of these is the master bedroom with its super king size bed and views across the gardens. It also has an ensuite bathroom with free standing roll top bath and separate shower. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms which share a family bathroom. In the hallway there's also a television and games console along with a comfy sofa that's ideal for children. Finally, in the attic there is a seventh bedroom with a double bed, two single beds and an ensuite bathroom - making the property the ideal getaway for large groups.

From the kitchen guests lead into the conservatory with a large L-shaped sofa, armchairs, wood burning stove, and television the perfect spot to relax in the company of your family and friends. Access via French doors from here and the drawing room goes into the picturesque walled garden, comprising of a terrace and outdoor dining area and barbecue. There's also a croquet lawn meaning you can enjoy a nice game when the sun is shining. There's also a covered passage that leads from the conservatory to the manicured lawns at the front of the house and down to the stables and paddock below.

The Old Rectory is located in the charming village of Wath and the family run pub is just a short walk away. Harrogate is only 15 miles away with its amazing history and famous Turkish baths and spa, while the city of Ripon with its cathedral and array of restaurants and shops is also close by.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
  • Town/village Location
Living Spaces
  • Books
  • Games equipment
  • Games room
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Pool table
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooker gas/electric
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Computer games console
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Maid service
  • Off road free parking

There is a large Television screen with surround sound, and stabling and paddocks are also available by arrangement. There is also a croquet lawn at the property.


  • Bird watching
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga

Snooker Table

The Old Rectory - Yorkshire Escapes

  Nearest Airport

Leeds/Bradford 32 miles



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