A truly unique retreat awaits on this modern and stylish houseboat situated on a large estate on the edge of Gilling West a pretty village on the cusp of the Yorkshire Dales. This is an ideal base camp whether you re looking to strike out on long walks or simply relax and enjoy the surroundings. There s a great dining pub less than 1 mile away. If you are a foodie head to one of the local farm shops. The historic market town of Richmond is less than 3 miles away: explore the cobbled market square or stroll up towards Richmond Castle for a slice of Yorkshire history. Head north to Barnard Castle (12.5 miles) where you ll find streets lined with independent shops cafes and art galleries. Bowes Museum is also well worth a visit. This property really is one of a kind located in a beautiful rural setting. As you approach your accommodation your path will be lit by fairy lights and you will immediately see that the property is floating gently beside its own jetty on a private lake with a decked veranda at either end. Inside you ll discover a beautifully chic open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with sleek kitchen cupboards and everything you ll need to whip up a meal on a cosy night in. There s a dining table for two to enjoy a romantic meal as well as a comfortable sofa to curl up on in the evening and watch the wildlife through the large sliding doors or enjoy a film on the Smart TV. The whole room exudes luxury with its artwork unique furniture soft furnishings and wooden floors throughout. From the open-plan living space you can make your way through to the tasteful and inviting king-size bedroom which is separated from the main living space by a sliding door. Again this room is beautifully presented with a gorgeous four-poster bed adorned with fairy lights and more sumptuous soft furnishings. Completing the inside of the property is a shower room with WC. Outside is also a great space to unwind with decked verandas at either end of the property and a bistro set. Here you can while away hours in the tranquil surroundings watching the wildlife and enjoying the gentle lap of the water. There is private parking available on site. Need to know: 1 king size bedroom. 1 shower room with WC. 2 ring gas hob/oven, fridge, coffee machine and microwave. Welcome pack. Smart TV. 2 verandas with a bistro dining set. Unfortunately, wild swimming is not suitable in the lake. Fishing is available on site but not on the lake situated by the Boat House. Private parking Pub 0.5 miles. Shop 3 miles.