Resting in the rural village of Leppington within the grounds of the owners home this retreat offers two guests a homely base for some adventures in the Howardian Hills AONB and North York National Park which are within 20 miles. Venture into the Howardian Hills AONB to the amazing 18th-century Castle Howard stately home set within stunning grounds. The village of Leavening (2.5 miles) is home to one pub with more scattered in the surrounding area and plenty more in the town of Malton just 8 miles away. Malton is known as Yorkshire s Food Capital so foodies can delight in browsing the Malton Monthly Food Market. Adjacent to the owners home yet with privacy assured a shared gravel drive gives access to this converted stable barn. Step inside into a welcoming entrance with plenty of space to hang coats and leave behind your shoes. The cosy living space incorporates the lounge and dining area whilst a separate kitchen is generously equipped with an electric oven and hob fridge/freezer microwave and dishwasher. Take your home-cooked meal over to the dining table to savour whilst planning your next adventure. After dinner snuggle up on the sofa and listen to some music on the Bluetooth speaker or pick a movie to watch on the Smart TV warmed by the heat of the electric wood burner effect fire. When the night calls the bedroom has a comfy king-size bed and plenty of storage space for you to pack away your things. The shower room is beside the bedroom and features a large shower enclosure and WC. Outside there is a private decked terrace where you can dine alfresco on the bistro table for two perfect for enjoying the morning birdsong with a brew. Relax tired muscles after a long day of walking by sinking into the bubbling water of the hot tub. There is off-street parking provided for two cars. Need to know: 1 bedroom king size. Shower room with shower and WC. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and coffee machine. Smart TV. Bluetooth Speaker. Welcome hamper. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Hot tub. Private patio with bistro set. Off street parking for two cars. Shop 6 miles, pub 2.5 miles.