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Mistle House is an interesting conversion of a former mistle or cow byre and its associated grain stores which stands in open countryside between the villages of Laverton and Galphay. Entry to the rear of the cottage is through a tiled hallway which serves as a utility and cloakroom plus adjoining fully tiled shower room and toilet. Down two small steps from the hallway is a spacious fitted kitchen, a further four steps take you down to a low level dining room which is only partially separated from the kitchen so that conversation can continue between chef and diner. Off the dining room is a bedroom with both a double and single bed. From the kitchen double doors lead to a spacious lounge including feature stonework and a wood-burning stove with stone hearth. An external door from the lounge leads down five stone steps to a patio area and lawn.

A stairway rises from the dining room to a spacious bedroom with king-size bed and skylights to watch the stars and half tiled bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, washbasin and toilet. There are external stone steps from the garden to the bedroom which are a remnant from the days when grain was carried to the loft but are still accessible today. To the side and front of the house is a large lawn and gravelled area overlooking open rolling countryside.

The house has been skilfully designed and meticulously converted with a high quality of workmanship. The inclusion of laminate floors throughout, stained panel doors and other features such as exposed oak posts and masonry mix history and tradition within a modern context. A charming and pristine home set in a peaceful location within an unspoilt area of natural beauty, who could want for more?

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Cottage facilities and area map

Cottage facilities and area map

Duvets, pillows, linen and towels all provided. Oil-fired central heating, underfloor heating on the ground floor, 1 basket of logs for wood-burning stove and electricity included. 2 televisions, Freeview, DVD, radio/MP3 dock, hob, oven, microwave oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, automatic washer/dryer, shaver point, hairdryer, cot and high chair, garden furniture.

Off-road parking. Secure bicycle store. Telephone. Free WiFi.

Pub 2 miles and shop 3 miles. Bus route 2 miles. Sorry, not suitable for pets. Strictly non smoking.

This property is on a bore-hole water supply.

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Cottage Reviews

“We wanted somewhere close to Ripon. Mistle House looked nice, spacious and just what we wanted. Nice touches - flowers, cakes, bread and milk. The information booklet was very handy. Clean and ready to use. Value for money and yes, we would come again”
Miss O Riley, 15th March 2019
“This is our second visit to Mistle House. The cottage is even better than described, immaculately clean, warm, cosy spacious, homely, value for money and we would recommened to other without hesitation. Would we come again? Try stopping us! Wonderful!”
Mrs N Rowles, 6th October 2018
“Could not be better, value for money, feels cosy and light, would recommend to others”
Mr A Beevor, 8th September 2018
“The location - views and quiet area. Cleanliness excellent, value for money. Condition was excellent, loved the house”
Mr A Pinches, 25th August 2018
“Ideal location, two separate bathrooms, Wifi, bike store. Very homely and beautiful location, very quiet, perfectly clean. Wouldn't change a thing”
Mrs A Howard, 11th August 2018
“The view, surroundings were relaxing. Cottage was excellent with everything, well appointed, brilliantly clean, felt homely. A lot of thought had been used in presenting the cottage”
Mrs Elaine Munday, 4th August 2018
“Quiet location and larger property even though there was just two of us! Mistle House was better than anticipated. Well equipped, cleanliness excellent, value for money. Very comfy king bed - slept very well!”
Mrs G Horn, 9th June 2018
“So much pleased us about Mistle House! Idyllic countryside setting. So spacious, very interesting layout, perhaps better than described. Elegant furnishings. Peaceful. Very well equipped, immaculate”
Mrs D Dighton, 26th May 2018
“Mistle House looked like it would be right for our family and in a good location. Very well equipped and perfectly presented, value for money and we would like to return.”
Mrs E Simpson, 24th March 2018
“The area, and the property suited out needs and exceeded them. The layout, the views, the peacefulness. Unable to fault anything. Excellent”
Mr C Evans, 21st October 2017
“Mistle House had all the amenities that we were looking for and found it so cosy and comfortable and good value for money. Everything in first class condition. You cannot improve on perfection. We intend to book for next year when we return home”
Mrs S Newby, 14th October 2017
“Comfort, excellent utilities, cleanliness very good and for us proximity to Kirkby Malzeard, Ripon and Thornhill Edge. Value for money and yes, we would like to come again.”
Mrs V Benson, 29th July 2017
“Mistle House had all the facilites we required and in a good location. The cottage was spotlessly clean, quiet and private and absolutely as described. All perfectly good for a holiday cottage”
Dr T Sime, 10th June 2017
“Location/views/situation. Mistle House is in a stunning place, close to so many other places but not commercialised. Very well equipped - attention to detail is excellent and a lovely welcome - homemade biscuits and cake! Just a lovely looking property inside and out”
Mrs A Moir, 6th May 2017
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