Release your inner Jane Austen in this superb C18th manor in the heart of the picturesque market town of Middleham.
Offering the quintessential country house experience, Middleham House is the epitome of Georgian grandeur. As you would expect from a property recommended by Vogue, the manor is gracious and luxurious, sleeping up to 21 in 10 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms (4 of which are ensuite).
This beautiful property is light, spacious and full of period features. There is always something to delight; high arched windows and oak floors, servants' bells, and in the Breakfast Room, towering china cupboards and original meat hooks. Outside you can discover 3 acres of walled garden complete with door leading to the church.
Furnishings are luxurious - rich fabrics, vast rugs, king and supersize beds dressed with quality linens. The rooms are peppered with antiques and art. Dine in the sumptuous dining room under the watchful gaze of family portraits. After dinner head to the magnificent billiard room or relax in the drawing room in front of an open fire.
The friendly house keeper is on hand to help you settle in and can assist with any queries. The owners are happy to recommend private chefs, caterers, beauticians, babysitters, and taxi services and guests can often enjoy special discount rates.
There are plenty of pubs and restaurants within a short walk of the house, but you can arrange for a private chef for that special celebratory meal.
Middleham is famous for its castle an imposing ruin in the heart of the town. It is also the epicentre for the local racing fraternity. There are horses everywhere... indeed there are some fifteen training yards in the vicinity.
Of course those wishing to take part in country pursuits or adrenaline sports will be well catered for. Game and clay pigeon shooting and horse riding are locally available. The majesty of the Dales is on your doorstep and this spectacular countryside provides ample opportunity for walking and cycling. Those seeking thrills can take part on paragliding and rock climbing or head to Thirsk for watersports quad biking and 4x4 motor experiences.
The accommodation consists of:-
Dining Room (seats up to 18)
Kitchen and Butlers Pantry - fully equipped contemporary kitchen
Playroom room leading out to the garden well stocked with toys and games. There is also a TV and DVD.
10 Bedrooms and nine bathrooms of which four are ensuite. The majority of bedrooms are furnished with Super king and Emperor zip and link beds, one is double. Beds are made up with down feature pillows and duvets, crisp white linen, sumptuous throws and soft toweling bathrobes. Each bathroom has ample bath sheets and towels for each guest.
"What a wonderful house to celebrate with friends. It is superbly equipped, spacious and yet feels very intimate. " Review October 2015