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Large Georgian Country House, in rural location with good pubs and walks

Bedrooms 8
Separate WCs1
Space 3,573 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

8 Bedrooms 5 bathrooms, all with great views.

Selected & Inspected as Special Place to stay, Hazel Brow House is a beautiful period country house with antique marble fireplaces, high corniced ceilings and magnificent views. Well positioned in a private location, yet within the small village of Low Row in Swaledale, and within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, we're surrounded by a maize of footpaths and brilliant walks. Come and experience an amazing break, ideal for get togethers, private parties and celebrations. The house comfortably accommodates 15 people in spacious, well proportioned rooms. Ask us about entertaining, corporate bookings and weddings.

The sitting room, dining room and snug have open fires, comfy settees and a good supply of family games and books. The dining room is ideal for special meals with a large table seating 14. The kitchen is well equipped including Aga cooker and electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher etc. The pantry has a second fridge and a freezer with plenty of shelf space and a Belfast sink. The boot room has plenty of space for outdoor clothing and equipment, laundry and drying facilities and can double up as a bar for entertaining if required. The spacious bedrooms are as follows:-

Bedroom 1 with en suite and zip and link beds so can be either a Super King sized or twin beds,

Bedroom 2 faces south with fantastic views and can be either a Super King sized bed or twin beds

Bedroom 3 has great views and a king sized 4 poster bed

Bedrooms 4 and 5 are double rooms

Bedroom 6 can be either a Super King sized bed or twin beds

Bedroom 7 is a single room

Bedroom 8 has an en suite and a king sized bed

The 1st floor bathrooms are designed for luxury bathing!

The garden has a two patios, sloping lawns, BBQ and a footpath down to the river where fishing is available in season. There's a garage where you can park a car or keep your bikes. We have a criss cross of spectacular walks right from the front door. We've a great restaurant at our local 'Gastro' pub, 5 minutes walk away. We’re within a ½ hr’s drive of England’s highest Pub.and England’s highest Waterfall – all within a day’s walking distance for the fittest amongst us! The river Swale is England's fastest flowing river so you can imagine, we've lots of waterfalls as well as hills, fells, mountains and moorland to discover. Alternatively you could just make the most of the house and relax with a good book or enjoy a drink with friends or a barbecue in the garden.

It's easy to book online through our website, just scroll down the HomeAway page to 'Learn more about this holiday rental' and click on our HomePage. We usually take bookings starting on Mondays or Fridays but can be flexible so get in touch.

Alternatively you can book online through HomeAway which will offer you 'Enhanced Protection' for a small service fee. This system is set up to quote for 7 night and 2 night holidays, if you want anything in between please contact us.

Whichever way you book we're waiting to offer you some true Yorkshire hospitality!

If you want something different during your holiday, chill out on an Alpaca Trek, book an Archery session or even a hot tub!

Entertaining at Hazel Brow is an option you might like to consider. We've played host to family reunions, wedding and birthday parties of up to 50 guests. Marquees can be hired through our partner organisations and erected on the lower lawn in the garden. Contact us if you're planning a celebration!

We can also offer special interest holidays - please enquire for outdoor pursuits, archery, dry stone walling, spinning and rag rug making breaks.

Why not leave the car at home and come by train on the Settle Carlisle line to Garsdale Station (England’s Highest station). Book your seat on the Little White bus, over the Buttertubs pass, dropping into Swaledale, 1/2 hr's drive from the station. A warm Yorkshire welcome awaits you and a hamper of local goodies.

More Details

Catherine Calvert
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

About Catherine Calvert

Hi, my name is Catherine Calvert, I'm a born and bred Yorkshire Lass. I'm passionate about providing our guests with a quality experience of our spectacular Yorkshire Dales, and supporting sustainable tourism, striving for a vibrant rural dales economy for future generations.

We deliver outdoor activities and educational opportunities from the farm and also run a small alpaca trekking business.

Catherine Calvert purchased this house in 1970

Why Catherine Calvert chose Richmond

Hazel Brow House was a part of a small estate farmed by the family for the last 100 years. The house is amazing and was our family home for many years. It was originally a traditional 'long house' until 1860 when the spacious front rooms were added, leaving the cosy cottage for the farm workers and servants. In 2014 the property was refurbished and is now let as one house but the servants stairs, and special features still remain! It's a great house for family holidays, reunions, celebrations or corporate groups. There's a great restaurant at the village pub, loads of spectacular walks, waterfalls and scenic views.

What makes this house unique

The property stands on its own, enjoying magnificent views. It provides really comfortable, spacious, private accommodation with provision for cyclists and walkers including cycle racks and boot/coat drying facilities so you can make the most of the Dale.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Richmond in North Yorkshire

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3573 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bathroom with roll top bath, shower attachment, wc.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Features Roll Top Bath with hand shower and great views!
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Downstairs WC
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower& wc.
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 8 with shower, wc.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Beds can be linked to form an extra large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , This room has a Four Poster bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , Beds can be linked to form an extra large double bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Large Double Bed , This room has an en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , This room has an en suite. Beds can be linked to make double
  • All twin beds can be linked to make super kings.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • caving
Utility room with washing machine, Tumble dryer, Drinks fridge, Sink, Clothes drying rack, Boot rack, Dog bed. Cot and high chair. Spacious entrance hall. The house is equipped for walking and cycling holidays. We offer Alpaca Trekking, Poultry keeping and special interest breaks including dry stone walling, spinning, rug making.


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Large Georgian Country House, in rural location with good pubs and walks
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Lovely house, spacious but cosy, excellent facilities.

  • 5 of 5

12 of us stayed for a week, and had an excellent time. We loved the house - elegant and spacious, with good bedrooms for all of us (we've stayed in some places where there are a couple of lovely rooms but the rest are only adequate). The drawing and dining rooms were particularly appreciated. The boot room was always warm and dry when we returned from long walks - and it was so nice to be able to do varied walks direct from the house, or with the help of the Little White Bus. Cath was an excellent host - responded to our requests immediately (including a whole new oven!). We'd love to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: TSo pleased you had a great time, come back soon!
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A fantastic family holiday in a beautiful place.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family holiday in a lovely location and beautiful, comfortable house. It was helped by a week of near perfect weather.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay, with large family.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location. House very comfortable, lovely decor and rooms and plenty of bathrooms. Catherine made us feel very welcome, but not intrusive. The view from the house is incredible, sheep and lamas in the next field, fabulous walks on the doorstep and a lake for dipping in! Thank you Catherine.

The Simpson Family.

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were really pleased everyone had a great time, from the youngsters upwards! You have some great little shepherds in the making!!
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Beautiful and well equipped home, we loved the warm cosy fireside!

  • 5 of 5

A warm welcome on arrival, lovely house and stunning countryside. This really is a top destination that I whole heartedly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portree, Isle of Skye UK

An absolutely brilliant place for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

10 adults, 5 children and a baby visited in January. The house was warm, comfortable and the kitchen had enough equipment to cook meals for us all. The owner, of course, couldn't control the weather...but luckily that was good as well!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a brilliant family re-union, thanks for visiting, we loved having you to stay!
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful big house with fabulous views and garden looking out across the valley, loads of space for a big gettogether with friends. Would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Durham Tees Valley airport 1 hours drive away
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Punch Bowl Inn
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Catterick Garrison
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Garsdale Station
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Punch Bowl Inn
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Whitby 1 1/2 hours scenic drive
Car: recommended

Swaledale is one of the most northerly and spectacular of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The river Swale is England's fastest flowing river, fed by becks and springs from the remote and wild heather moorlands, it tumbles through a series of waterfalls down the Valley. Trout can be fished in season and private fishing is available from the property.

The opening shots for the BBC's series 'All Creatures Great and Small' were filmed just 1 mile away on the moor and in Langthwaite village which is within hiking distance - call in at the Red Lion if you're over there, and experience one of our traditional local pubs. They still keep the traditional opening times so plan your visit to avoid disappointment.

We're ideally located for walkers and hikers with a network of footpaths and green tracks. We supply O.S. maps and books so can cater for those wanting a short leisurely walk to the more serious hiker who enjoys getting into up into the hills, moors and valleys.

Cyclists won't be disappointed either and bike hire is available nearby. Mountain biking is very popular and we are famous for road cycling since the 2014 tour de France came through the village - we're in the middle of 2 'King of the Mountain' stages.

Sightseers have a plethora of opportunity to explore our rich heritage with Middleham, Bolton, Barnard and Richmond castles all within a 15 mile radius and numerous abbeys and priories, both locally and further afield. Fountains Abbey is classed as a world heritage site about 1 hrs drive away with Jervaulx Abbey and tearooms enroute, only 17 miles away. If you’re interested in local history then Reeth Museum is a must or check out the ‘Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology group’.

Tan Hill Inn is at the top of the Dale, bordering on 3 counties: - Cumbria, Yorkshire and County Durham. It’s England’s highest pub standing at 1,732 feet (528 m) above sea level and a welcome sight for walkers on the Pennine Way.

Shoppers don’t have to far to local markets and quaint cobbled streets in Hawes, Richmond, Leyburn and Barnard Castle but Reeth villages, just 3 miles away, offers some excellent craft shops from bespoke cabinet and glass makers to sculptors and needle craft suppliers, and The Garden House pottery. There’s even 2 outdoor clothing suppliers so if you need a pair of new boots there’s plenty of choice!

There’s really something for everyone and far too much to mention here so if you’ve a specific area of interest, contact us and we’ll let you have the local information with pleasure.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Summer
29 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Late Summer
31 Aug 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
October 1/2 term
19 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Winter
29 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
New Year
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
4 Jan 2019 - 7 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Feb 1/2 Term
8 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Spring
1 Mar 2019 - 28 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Mar 2019 - 25 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Spring
26 Apr 2019 - 2 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May Bank Hol
3 May 2019 - 9 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
10 May 2019 - 23 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Bank Holiday
24 May 2019 - 30 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
31 May 2019 - 11 Jul 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Summer
12 Jul 2019 - 5 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include Linen, Towels and all fuel:- Oil, Electricity, Coal & Logs.
Short breaks are available, prices range from £832 for nights. Please enquire. Dates flexible. Online booking available
Arrivals after 3.30 departures 10.30am.
We require a 30% deposit with the final payment 60 days before the start of your holiday .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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