Exterior | The Old Sweet Shop, Richmond
Living room/dining room | The Old Sweet Shop, Richmond

The Old Sweet Shop

  • Sleeps up to 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 0 pets allowed


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The Old Sweet Shop is an 18th century cottage retaining all its original charm and with an enviable position on popular Frenchgate.
Ground Floor:
Step to entrance.
Hallway: With storage for coats and boots.
Living/dining room: With electric fire and 32" Freesat TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.
On road parking, 3 metres away. No smoking.
The Old Sweet Shop is a spacious Grade II listed 18th century cottage situated on Frenchgate, one of the most popular streets in Richmond, North Yorkshire. The cottage has an interesting history, being the birthplace of John Fenwick, founder of the famous Fenwick’s department stores. It later became a sweet shop, hence retaining the name.

With an abundance of original charm and beautiful oak beams throughout, the cottage is tastefully furnished for your comfort and relaxation. The entrance hall leads through to a large comfortable living room with feature fireplace and coal effect electric fire and where the dining table is set within the attractive bay window. The living room leads through the inner hall to a well-equipped kitchen/ breakfast room.

A broad staircase leads upstairs where there are two well positioned bedrooms, the first a large characterful double bedroom with beautiful brass bed and writing desk. The second bedroom has twin beds and enjoys rooftop views towards the historic Norman castle.


Golf nearby
Washing Machine
Welcome Pack


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site parking unavailable

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please