Discover a luxurious countryside retreat on a charming working farm just outside Ripon where tranquillity meets nature. This idyllic escape immerses you in rural life surrounded by contented cattle grazing sheep friendly alpacas clucking chickens and amiable pigs. The farm s ambience is set by nature s heartbeat creating a serene haven. Explore nearby attractions including the enchanting Studley Park the historic Fountains Abbey the medieval Markenfield Hall and the ancient charms charm of the Cathedral City of Ripon all within 2 miles. Dive into the cultural richness of Yorkshire at the Law & Order Museums craft markets and the excitement of Ripon Races. Venture to Harrogate (12 miles) and the historic cathedral city of York (28 miles) or visit stately homes like Newby Hall (5 miles). The farm also serves as a gateway to the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales National Park and the peaceful North York Moors for avid walkers. With its picturesque setting and proximity to historical sites this farm provides the perfect base for an unforgettable Yorkshire experience combining luxury with the beauty of rural life. A superb stone-built two-story detached barn conversion nestled on a picturesque farm an ideal haven for couples or a small family seeking a relaxing holiday. Fully renovated in 2024 this cottage offers wonderful views all around. Step inside to discover an inviting open-plan living space brimming with character and offering panoramic views of the lush farmland. The kitchen is generously equipped for crafting home-cooked meals and the dining area provides the perfect setting to plan your next day s adventures. Unwind in the lounge area complete with a cosy wood burner Smart TV and a selection of board games for entertainment. Enjoy the comfort of underfloor heating throughout the property. Upstairs you ll find a king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom which can be made a double upon request all featuring high-quality mattresses for a restful night s sleep and en-suite showers for added convenience. Step outside to find two delightful courtyards one bathed in sunlight perfect for al fresco dining and the other housing a hot tub and a grassed area ideal for unwinding in the soothing bubbles after a day of exploration. If you ve brought along your four-legged friend an exclusive paddock awaits providing ample space for them to run freely. Your countryside retreat promises a perfect blend of comfort character and relaxation for an unforgettable holiday experience. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 king size, 1 twin bedroom (which can be made a double upon request). 2 en suite shower rooms with WC. Downstairs WC. Electric hob/oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave. Travel cot and highchair available. Wood burner (first basket supplied, further logs can be provided for an extra charge). Underfloor heating downstairs. Smart TV. Rear courtyard with outdoor table and chairs. Front courtyard with hot tub. Shared secure grassed dog paddock. Access to a dog wash. Private car park. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 2 miles. Can also be booked with Farmstead Barn which sleeps 16 (ref 93999).