• About Foxtor House

    Situated behind Middleham Castle, once the childhood home of Richard III, this charming, Grade II listed townhouse lies in the very heart of Wensleydale.

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    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Stairgate
    • Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Situated behind Middleham Castle once the childhood home of Richard III this charming Grade II listed townhouse lies in the very heart of Wensleydale.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\nThe property has electric central heating and comprises\n\nLounge \nBeamed with wood burner 32 Freeview TV DVD player and CD player.\n\nShower room\n With shower WC and underfloor heating. \n\n \nFirst Floor \n\n\nKitchen \nBeamed with electric cooker microwave fridge freezer dishwasher and washing machine.\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith twin beds and 24 TV and DVD.\n\n \nSecond Floor \n\n\nBedroom 2 \nBeamed with double four poster bed 32 TV DVD and en-suite with shower and WC.\n\n \n\n \n\nAll electric bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Highchair and stairgate available. Wi-Fi. \n\n Sitting-out area. Car park 70 yards. No smoking. \n\nSituated right in the heart of the popular Wensleydale village of Middleham Foxtor House is the perfect location for guests wanting to really explore the local area and be a part of this historic horse racing village. Foxtor House is a Grade II listed building that has been lovingly renovated to the highest of standards offering guests great quality modern facilities yet keeping many of the original features of it’s time. Spread over three levels this beautiful townhouse is quirky and unique as well as charming and welcoming. The lounge and dining area is cosy and quaint and is situated on the ground floor. Packed with great features including exposed beams a stone inglenook fireplace and cast iron wood burner guests should find the accommodation welcoming and warm. The ground floor shower room is particularly useful and offers underfloor heating and a separate shower cubicle. The kitchen is on the next level up and has been well planned and finished to a super standard offering an electric cooker dishwasher microwave and washing machine. On the next level up guests will find a very well presented twin bedroom and the master bedroom which offers exposed beams views over the town square and a fabulous four poster bed as well as a private en-suite shower room. There is a small seating area to the rear of the property and also ample parking in the village square which is just a short walk away.\n\nRenowned for it’s colourful history and thriving horse racing community where top class racehorses are ridden daily through the village and up to the gallops Middleham is set within the magnificent beauty of the Wensleydale countryside and is the perfect destination for guests of all ages. Ideal for a quiet romantic break there are many top quality pubs restaurants and cafes within easy walking distance and are all well known for serving good quality local food and produce. Once home to Richard III and known in former times as the Windsor of the north Middleham Castle lies directly behind Foxtor House and is definitely worth a visit.\n\nPerfect for walkers cyclists and ramblers too guests will find an abundance of established public footpaths cycle paths and bridleways that lead right from the village leading towards and through the Wensleydale dales and vales. The scenery here is simply breathtaking. Guests will find themselves on a journey through heather covered grouse moors open countryside natural woodland and pretty little Yorkshire villages.\n\nAlso the ideal destination for families guests will find plenty of excellent local attractions that are popular with all ages. Only two and a half miles away from Leyburn guests will be able to visit the local chocolate museum tea pottery and Tennants Auction House as well as enjoying a browse around the weekly local farmers market. The Forbidden Corner is also a must see and is situated just four miles away. This hidden folly offers twists and turns in all directions making it popular for children as well as the adults. The Wensleydale Railway stops in Leyburn and will take guests on a journey through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Yorkshire Dales. Castle Bolton Jervaulx Abbey and the Wensleydale Creamery can also be reached within a very short drive and offer different attractions and events for different tastes. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/938/840/938306.jpg CC218145

    Foxtor House reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.1 out of 10 – based on 7 reviews

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    A fantastic cottage in a great location.



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    very nice comfortable cottage. Excellent location



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    Everything was perfect with the house and location , seeing the horses passing the house in the morning to go to the gallops starts your day off brilliant



    out of 10

    Relaxing stay - weather nice but no outside space or seating Area . Nowhere to put the rubbish outside and Loose bin bag of rubbish left on the path through to the back door.



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