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Self-Catering Masham

The Hayloft in Masham, North Yorkshire

From: €286 weekly Guests 4 Rooms 2 Bathroom 1

The Hayloft Self-Catering

Holiday home
The Hayloft is a stone-built barn conversion on the owners' former farmstead, in the hamlet of Ellingstring, five miles from Masham. This cottage sleeps four people in two ground floor zip/link super king-size double bedrooms. The cottage also has a ground floor bathroom, a first floor kitchen with dining area and a first floor sitting room. Outside there's off road parking for two cars, a shared courtyard with furniture and access to three acres of farmland. The Hayloft is an ideal base for families.

The historic market town of Masham is situated in Wensleydale alongside the River Ure. The town boasts a huge market square, where a Wednesday market has been joined by a popular Saturday market. The town boasts galleries, shops, restaurants and pubs and has become best known as the home of two breweries Theakstons of Old Peculier fame and the Black Sheep Brewery.

From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?

Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shared, front courtyard with furniture, plus access to three acres of farmland. Two well-behaved small/medium size dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 4 miles, pub 3 miles. Note: Current Check-in time is 5PM and check-out time is 9AM.

Vacation Rental Amenities

  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
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Self-Catering Reviews

Mr O'brien
July 2020
We all had a fantastic week staying in The Hayloft.. It was very peaceful, and we had everything we needed to make our stay perfect. We've already booked to go back next summer!
Mr O'brien, July 2020
July 2020
Spotlessly clean, well equipped and comfortable accommodation.. Lovely quiet location away from the hustle and bustle. Would highly recommend.
Ms Grant, July 2020
March 2020
Lovely cottage in beautiful, remote setting
Mr Johnson, March 2020
January 2020
What an amazing place, we loved it.. Everything we needed was there and more. Just perfect, we will book again
Miss Hastie, January 2020
October 2019
A very peaceful location with stunning views.. All in all a comfy cottage with everything needed for a comfortable stay.
Mr Batty
June 2019
The accommodation was excellent in all respects,.. The position central for exploring both the Dales and the North York's Moors. This really was off the beaten track and the only noises to be heard were the calls of the Curlew, Lapwings and Oyster Catchers and the bleating of the sheep.
Mr Gilchrist
April 2019
Lovely barn conversion with stunning views over Wensleydale.. Tranquility at its best! Excellent base for walking and sightseeing with many attractions literally on the doorstep, eg Jervaulx Abbey, Middleham. A warm welcome from our hosts, Claire and Rod.
Mrs Kelly
January 2019
What a lovely barn conversion in a peaceful location, would come back again..
Mr Browne
January 2019
A great place to stay if a little off the beaten track.. Lounge area could do with a little more furniture to make it feel warmer. Beds and bedrooms first class.
Mr Collier
December 2018
Great property in an ideal location.. The owners live in the adjoining farmhouse and are very friendly and helpful. Our second visit this year.
Mr Mitcheson
October 2018
The Hayloft cottage is clean, comfortable and has spectacular views.. It is a dog friendly cottage which meant we could take our dogs too. There are some lovely walks straight from the cottage and it is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of life. It also provides a central location for visiting other places of interest in the area.
Mrs Brown
September 2018
A beautiful cottage in a fantastic location.. The pictures on the website don't do the cottage and the wonderful views from the windows justice! The cottage is decorated and furnished to a very high quality throughout. The owners are very welcoming and friendly with a lovely cake waiting for us on arrival. You can see lots of wildlife from the windows together with panoramic views over Wendsleydale. The cottage is ideally situated for visiting Masham, Leyburn, Middleham etc. and Jervaulx Abbey is just down the road.
Mr Wright
September 2018
The hosts couldnt do enough for us; in the high winds we lost electricity.. They came straight around and asked if we wanted fish and chips fetching from Masham; a large flask of boiled water and a pack of delicous Thornton's shortbread were provided and we enjoyed a dinner of Wensleydale Cheeses, biscuits, red wine and chocolate by lantern. It added a touch of exciting nostalgia to our holiday to experience a World without TV and a night of good conversation uninterrupted by modern technology. The Hayloft was very comfortable; warm and the thick stone walls cut out any sound enabling us to enjoy a good restful sleep in our super kingsize beds. High on the moorland hillside we were treated to some dramatic views across Wensleydale accented by the ubiquitous sheep and drystone walls. The daily routines of the mixed herd of Red poll and Black Angus as they moved from field to field: the playful warren of rabbits and the free wandering hens and cockerel amused us no end as we drank in the view from our perch on the wide picture window ledges. A return visit will certainly be on the cards: excellent accomodation; excellent location and excellent hosts!
Mr Collier
September 2018
Superb location especially if you like walking and take your dog with you.. The cottage is really spacious and well thought out. Good choice of books, games, videos and information on the bookcase for rainy days and evenings. Really friendly owner who lives on site. Perfect base for the Dales and north Yorkshire. Did I mention the night skies?
Mrs Swan
August 2018
This was a lovely cottage and we enjoyed our stay.. However the facilities could have been improved by: 1, a dishwasher....the cups were quite stained when we got there and so we hand washed all the crockery and cutlery before we were willing to use them. I admit we are fussy, but a dishwasher would be helpful to the cleaners and guests for both cleanliness and convenience. 2, WiFi, although we didn't expect WiFi as it wasn't on the overview, we were surprised how much we missed not having access to the internet. Surely it would be possible and inexpensive to provide? 3, Mop and Bucket. Most of the floors were hard and a mop would have helped us keep the floors as clean as we found them, especially in the hallway after dog walks. The above would have led to top marks across the piece. I hope this feedback is accepted as constructive by the owners - as they are suggested in that spirit.
Mr Agnew
July 2018
Amazing place and immaculately clean.. The hosts were so welcoming. It was like being at home with all facilities provided. Beautiful local walks. Great for a real get away with peace and quiet
Mrs Dawson
June 2018
Lovely cottage in a quiet location with stunning scenery,nice dog friendly pubs and tea rooms a short drive away .. The owner Clare on your door step if you need any help and she bakes a yummy cake for all her guests.
Mr Patton
April 2018
The Hayloft is a great base for walking in the Dales and the cottage itself is immaculately clean and comfortable.. Clare ( the owner) was very welcoming and had even made us a welcome cake, which went down very well with a cup of tea upon arrival!
Mr Pockett
October 2017
Clare & Rod were lovely hosts, very friendly and welcoming.. The property is beautiful, comfortable and ideally situated to explore the local and wider area. We are already planning our next visit - if felt like home!
Mrs Papworth
October 2017
Lovely lovely place ,on arrival lovely cake and fresh milk had been left for us ,will definitely be booking for next year..
Mrs Austin
October 2017
We've stayed at Moorcote farm before and will stay there again.. That says it all. Everything was perfect.
Mrs Hollock
July 2017
Highly recommend staying at Moorcote farm.. ...........Absolutely superb.Everything about the cottage was spot on.I loved the fact how it was decorated to a very high standard...Lovely to have an extra big bed and a big tv...............The owners Claire and Rod were very friendly .On arrival was a lovely homemade cake for us with tea,sugar.coffee and milk and a little treat for our dog :) All around the farm are lovely walks and beautiful scenery...Not far to visit places and find plenty to do. Will no doubt visit again :)
Mr Frost
June 2017
Brilliant, fantastic location next to the grouse moors.. Rob and Claire couldn't have been more helpful. Only thing missing was a freezer which we needed for the dog food but Claire came to the rescue and offered hers. They are doing a refit next year of the kitchen and will hopefully be able to fit a freezer. Wild life amazing Grouse, Curlew, Pheasant and Partridge in abundance. Husband had a great time fly fishing on Leighton Reservoir, large trout in abundance. Very dog friendly miles of walks and some very dog friendly pubs nearby.
Miss Hawes
May 2017
Beautiful house, beautiful location, amazing views.. Very friendly and helpful owners who very kindly left us a pint of milk and a lovely cake as a welcome. The rooms were a very generous size, the bedrooms were lovely. We took a leaflet about the house and I can honestly say that I would and have highly recommended this property.
Mr Nuttall
April 2017
Great cottage, great location.. Nice welcoming touches from the owner!
Mr Morfitt
July 2016
To be fair we thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the holiday. The cottage itself was excellent, everything had been thought of and catered for. The hosts were very friendly, informative, and nothing was too much trouble. The location and scenery were breathtaking. We would certainly look at returning to stay in one of their cottages.
Mrs Allen
June 2016
In a beautiful location and the owners were happy to accommodate any request. They are constantly updating and looking for new ways to make the place even better and it really is a wonderful place to stay.
Mr Breton
December 2015
The cottage was lovely, and we had a very warm welcome. The setting was lovely, wild and rugged but not too far from civilisation! The beds and linen were lovely, and it had nice sofas and a big decent TV.
Mr Wood
December 2015
The cottage location was excellent and the cottage furnishings were luxurious. The beds were massive. The owners went out of their way to make sure we had a great weekend, inviting us into their home. The area is also full of sites and places to visit, after all it is the Yorkshire Dales!
Mrs Auckland
November 2015
The owners were very friendly. The cottage was lovely and the views from windows outstanding.
Mrs Dyer
September 2015
Relaxing atmosphere, abundant wildlife and excellent facilities. The owners were helpful and kind, and the surrounding areas were lovely. Will call again!
Mrs McLellan
September 2015
We loved the cottage, beautiful views, so glad it was an upside down design so you can watch the sky over the moors from the lounge. We will definitely visit again.
Mrs Pavier
July 2015
The owners were very welcoming. The setting was both beautiful and peaceful.
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