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Converted Barn In Quiet Coverdale With Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Barn, sleeps 6, Nr Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales 5 minutes to great Pub

The recently converted Old Hall Byre offers a high standard of accommodation, with modern conveniences and a character feel. It has three bedrooms sleeping 6 people. The king size bedroom is on the ground floor, and a double en suite and twin room are located on the first floor. There is a separate ground floor shower room. A large kitchen diner enjoys wonderful views through the bi fold doors and leads out on to a patio area for alfresco dining. Outside in the garage there is a utility area with a washing machine and tumble drier and plenty of space for storing bikes and equipment. The large drive can accommodate three cars.


Hawes Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 1 bath shower over toilet and basin and heated towel rail Downstairs shower room with toilet and basin and heated towel rail.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a double and ensuite, bedroom 2 with twin beds and bedroom 3 a kingsize bed located downstairs
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: First basket of logs provided. Complementary essentials provided. (Dish washer tablets, toilet rolls, tea, sugar, coffee, salt etc) Outside: The drive is big enough to park 3 cars. The patio area over looks the view and has a dining set and BBQ space. There is additional seating round the front and the garden is secure with a gate. Attractive meadow garden. Utility Room: The utility room is in the garage. This has a useful sink, washing machine and tumble drier. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and they would be changed weekly. Other: The downstairs has underfloor heating which is powered by an air source heat pump and upstairs there are radiators. The downstairs shower room and toilet has a heated towel rail. The upstairs ensuite bathroom has a shower over the bath and a heated towel.


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Converted Barn In Quiet Coverdale With Views
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 20 reviews

Perfect Christmas at Old Hall Byre!

  • 5 of 5

The byre was so comfortable and cosy, a perfect setting for our Christmas holiday. The views from the dining room are idyllic, our favourite place to sit in the morning whilst having our first pot of tea. The property has been beautifully restored and furnished whilst also being very well equipped, we had everything we needed for our stay. An ideal base to unwind, and admire the breath taking scenery. We loved the walks around the surrounding area, we easily lost a few hours exploring and rewarded ourselves with a drink at the friendly village pub. Overall, I would recommend this property and hope to return in the very near future.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We never tire of staying at our lovely Byre. It is our place of sanctuary and relaxation and we are Glad that our guests love it too!
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Cosy new year retreat

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed, with all the equipment and facilities we required for a cosy( excellent log burner) base for our new year walks and celebrations. Would love to return in a warmer season.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Family get together, we all enjoyed it. We walked had trips out great time, had a meal at the local pub very enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very tastefully equipped with literally everything you could think of.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in your cottage watching all the wildlife and the numerous species of birds from the beautiful bifold doors in the kitchen/diner. Great pub down the lane and beautiful scenery all around.

Thankyou for the opportunity to stay in your home.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful barn conversion in a stunning location. A week here was just not long enough. A great place to unwind, take in the beautiful scenery and a fabulous base for some lovely walks. We've only been back three days and we're missing it already. The accommodation has been beautifully and lovingly converted and furnished and there is everything there that you could possibly wish for. We would highly recommend The Old Hall Byre to anyone and we will certainly be looking to return in the near future.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you it is our place of sanctuary too!
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Wonderful week in Carlton

  • 5 of 5

What a find. The byre was wonderful and warm all the time even when we hadn't lit the fire yet. The rooms where all lovely and our favourite place to sit was in the dining area looking out over the fields and watching all the wildlife.

The kitchen had just about everything you could want if you liked to stay in and cook. (A vegetable steamer would be a good addition) although the Forresters Arms five minutes walk away tempted us a few times, as did the fish & chip van that calls in the village on a Thursday. If you are looking for a quiet friendly village to stay in with walks from the door step this is the place, and The Byre is a must.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Julie Hayes
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Julie Hayes

Live in West Yorkshire

Married with 2 children one lives at home

Ex teacher and business owner

Enjoys the outdoor life and appreciates nature and good food.

Why Julie Hayes chose Hawes

Purchased in 2009 and spent 2 years renovating the property.

Always loved the Yorkshire Dales for their stunning landscapes, history and wild life.

Coverdale is a quiet Dale off Wensleydale peaceful and away from the honey pot areas.

Lovely friendly village with community owned pub.

(Yes we have shares)

What makes this barn unique

Lovely village location

Great for exploring the Dales

Good for walking, cycling and enjoying the great outdoors

Peaceful location

Free Wifi

Cosy log burner

5 mins walk to the local pub for great food and real ale

Tastefully appointed

Home from home

Guestbook comments from the owner

12 Jul 2014


"One of the best"

The cottage is well-equipped with everything we need, and the level of details is superb. The owner has obviously put in a lot of efforts to make the cottage very comfortable for its guests. The property is spacious. The location is well suited for walks and visits to many attractions in the Yorkshire Dales.

This is one of the best holiday cottages that I have stayed in, and I would recommend it to anyone who is planning a vacation in the Yorkshire Dales.

23 Jun 2014


"Delightful property in a lovely location"

We are self catering veterans and would rate this property as one of the best that we have stayed in for a number of reasons. It has been converted to create a spacious yet cosy property, felt more like a home than a holiday let, was extremely well equipped and in a great location at one end of the village of Carlton. Two of our party were in their eighties and the ground floor bedroom and shower room fitted the bill perfectly. We all enjoyed bird spotting through the bifold doors from the comfort of the chairs indoors and did have one evening warm enough to open them and sit in the patio garden. There was little light pollution and it was very peaceful with views across the Dales. It was also a great touring/walking centre, and we would love to come back one day to carry on our exploration of the area. Must also mention the Foresters Arms - ate there on two evenings and were made very welcome. Even with a wheelchair it only took us around 10 minutes to walk to the pub, and the walk itself is a delight. Finally, we were fortunate to be in the Yorkshire Dales during the run up to the Tour de France, and were so impressed with the effort that the towns, villages, pubs and homes had taken to decorate a welcome. We even had a line of knitted yellow jerseys over the garage at the property. A gem!

30 Apr 2013


"A Gem of a place"

We recently stayed here to celebrate Dad's 86th birthday and it was lovely. The Barn conversion is beautiful, with wonderful views from a superbly decorated kitchen. We loved the open aspect of the bifold doors and was just disappointed that the weather didn't allow us to enjoy the patio area. The barn was extremely well stocked and we lacked for nothing (except warmer weather). We enjoyed a superb meal at The Forresters Arms in the village with wonderful friendly service. The surrounding countryside is spectacular and after our days out and about the log fire at the barn was lovely. Couldn't fault anything and I am sure we will be back. Thank you Julie. A place to be proud of. Ingrid and Roger Brown
Apr 2015
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Special interest holidays:

Ideal for walking, cycling or exploring the Dales. Carlton is on the Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way.

There is a coat rack and area for muddy boots and the garage offers plenty of room for storing bikes and walking/ outdoor equipment.

Castles and historic market towns of Richmond, Thirsk and Nothallerton all worth exploring


Use of car recommended.

Nearest rail link = Northallerton 40 km

Nearest airport Newcastle 80km


6 miles from Leyburn

Leyburn is a lovely market town with a large open square with a weekly market and a good selection of shops to cater for your every need. This is only ten minutes drive from the village of Carlton. The Wensleydale railway passes through Leyburn. Leyburn hosts a food festival in May and the Wensleydale show

Further Details:


Coverdale is a valley off Wensleydale.

The market towns of Hawes and Masham are found at the either end of Wensleydale, famous for the Wensleydale Creamery and, Black Sheep and Theakston's Breweries.

Attractions include Castle Bolton, Middleham Castle, Jervaulx Abbey.

Activities include Lightwater Valley Theme Park; Aerial Extreme; Forbidden Corner.

Interesting places to visit include Asgarth Falls, Malham Cove, Stean Howe Gorge


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $139.1
Pet Fee $20.87

Booking Notes:
£150 deposit to secure your booking.
Balance due 6 weeks before your holiday.
Any bookings made less than 6 weeks before the holiday the full amount will be due.

Changeover Day:
Friday change overs

Notes on prices:
Prices are quote per week.
Full weeks only for peak periods.
3 day lets available off peak

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.