Nestled in the picturesque village of Askrigg, the Apothecary's House is a large 18th century fully refurbished five bedroomed three storey stone built house. It has been modernised to a high standard with many original features retained and has a large contained garden with seating areas giving beautiful views towards Arrandale.
The village of Askrigg, which was the location for filming "All Creatures Great and Small" is served by a village shop, a local bakery, village pubs and places to eat. Askrigg is on the Penine Way and there are many walks and cycle routes around the area. In nearby Hawes there is a weekly market on a Tuesday, the Wensleydale Creamery, boutique shops, a fish and chip shop and a museum.
There is a local sport and leisure centre - Yorebridge Sport and Leisure Centre.
Places of local interest to visit are Castle Bolton, White Scar Caves, Ingleborough Caves, Bolton Abbey, Aysgarth Falls. There are numerous leaflets detailing walks and places of interest for you to browse through at your leisure.
The ground floor comprises a LARGE LOUNGE/DINER with a table that seats ten and a large pine dresser. There is comfortable seating, a coffee table, standard lamps and a TV and DVD player. A BOOT ROOM with hooks for coats, boot trays, and a pew for sitting to put on boots. A LOBBY with back entrance and a toilet. A WELL EQUIPPED KITCHEN with a 6 Hob dual fuel cooker, large fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. There is also a microwave, a 4 slot toaster, kettles, slow cooker, electric stick blender, electric hand mixer and radio. There are also large saucepans, serving dishes, roasting tins and baking trays for 10 people. A full compliment of cutlery, china and glasses are provided. For children there are plastic plates, bowls, beakers and a plastic tablecloth if required. A BACK LOUNGE with a TV, DVD and comfortable seating with a door which leads into the garden. ON THE FIRST FLOOR there are three en-suite bedrooms, two of which have king size beds and one with twin beds. One of the King size bedrooms features original beams and has a door, with a heavy curtain, which leads to a mezzanine seating area which overlooks the back lounge. THE TOP FLOOR has two bedrooms, one with a king sized cast iron bed and a twin room. This floor has a family shower room. All beds have HYPNOS mattresses and all bathrooms are fitted with POWER SHOWERS. We have recently installed a further pressurized cylinder to ensure that mains water pressure is maintained in the house. Bed linen and towels are provided and there is a hairdryer in each bedroom. Each bedroom also has bedside cupboards, a mirror, a wardrobe, a chair and a chest of drawers. There are feature fireplaces in each bedroom but for decoration only. Each bedroom has its own lockable door, with a key.
Amenities: Oil fired central heating with a multi burner stove in the large lounge, for which all fuel is provided. There is a radio, 2 x TV's with freesat, blu ray players, wifi. All fuel and power included in the rent. A high chair and travel cot are available but cot linen is not provided. Plenty of free parking in the village. Sorry No pets or smokers. Short term lets by arrangement with the owners.
The Apothecary is fully fitted with smoke alarms, CO2 detectors and risk assessments are in the Welcome folder. There are also fire extinguishers on each floor and a fire blanket and fire extinguisher in the kitchen. Sensor safety lights are on the first and second floor landing and in the kitchen. All the bedroom doors have been treated with a Thermoguard Fire Protection coating