The Dovery ref: CC131145

Ingmire Hall, Sedbergh, Yorkshire-Cumbria Border

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8
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bedrooms
4
Bedrooms
bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
pets
1
Pets allowed
changeover
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Sedbergh is set to the west of the Yorkshire Dales National Park but is also close to the eastern fells of the Lake District, only 30 minutes drive from Windermere and is therefore ideal for exploring both areas of unspoilt and protected countryside. Sedbergh has a variety of narrow lanes and small clusters of old buildings including a 12th Century Norman church (restored in 1886) and, overlooking the town, is the site of Castlehaw, an ancient motte and bailey castle. However Sedbergh has a new status, ’Book Town for England’, and as such has a growing number of book  shops, both new and second hand and is set to evolve over the coming months and years into a  literary paradise.
Ingmire Hall is a superb example of 15th Century architecture, on the fringes of the main town and is reached down a tree lined driveway opening out onto a glorious courtyard in front of this impressive ancient building, complete with water feature, lawned terraces and other fascinating features. The Hall has been sympathetically divided to create some very appealing properties, The Dovery being to the rear of the main building and having a delightful small terrace accessed from one of the bedrooms as well as a paved terrace to the ground floor. The accommodation is spacious and comfortable and ideal for the larger party, the combination of 21st Century facilities blending effortlessly with 15th Century history.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has oil fired central heating and comprises:
Kitchen/Diner: With fridge/freezer, double electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Lounge: With gas fireplace and Freesat TV/DVD.

First floor

Bathroom: With shower cubicle, bath, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and door to outside terrace with en-suite shower, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

Second floor

Shower room: With shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With double bed and shower cubicle.

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All gas, electric and bed linen included. Travel cot and highchair available. Wireless broadband connection available.

Miscellaneous

Front terrace and lawn with furniture provided. Shared lawned gardens and wood. Ample parking for three cars.
Please note: There is an access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950.
  • Nearest town
    Sedbergh
  • Shops
    1 Mile
  • Distance
    1 Mile
  • Restaurant
    1 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Oxenholme
  • Pub
    1 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    8 Miles
  • Lake
    19 miles

About the local area

Being based in the vicinity of the Yorkshire/Cumbria border has the best of both worlds; with easy access north west into the holiday hot spots of the Lake District or south east to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park - or of course you can stay in the immediate area which has loads to offer holidaymakers in its own right, with dramatic open scenery and charming rural villages, great walks and fascinating wild life.

Being based in the vicinity of the Yorkshire/Cumbria border has the best of both worlds; with easy access north west into the holiday hot spots of the Lake District or the south east to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park - or of course you can stay in the immediate area which has loads to offer holidaymakers in its own right, with dramatic open scenery and charming rural villages, great walks and fascinating wildlife.

Kirkby Lonsdale is in the beautiful valley of the River Lune on the fringes of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. A national winner of `Britain in Bloom', the town has an excellent range of specialty shops and attractive 17th and 18th century inns. Its superb location has attracted many notable visitors over the years, the Vale of Lune was greatly admired by the painter Constable, and Turner painted landscapes in and around the town.

There are many riverside and country walks in the area, and historic building to see in the town itself, including the 11th century Norman parish church. The historic town of Kirby Stephens has many excellent facilities to offer its visitors, including places to eat, fascinating antiques and curio chops. The beautiful countryside surrounding the town is perfect for walking and cycling with no fewer than 11 long distance walks and cycle ways. Wainwright's famous Coast to Coast path brings many visitors to the town, a place where walkers meet to enjoy much needed refreshment.

Nestling at the foot of the Howgill fells and dating back to Roman times, Sedbergh is a market town full of character, with cobbled yards and fascinating houses. There is a good range of places to eat and shop. A rewarding short walk takes you to nearby Cautley Spout, where cascades fall 200m in less than a quarter of a mile. With its quiet country lanes, the area is ideal for cycling for the whole family.

Things to do nearby

Settle to Carlisle Railway

This 72 mile route from Settle to Carlisle takes you on a journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, over the 24 arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct before plunging in to the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor.

Wensleydale Creamery

Receiving over 270,000 visitors each year, the Wensleydale Creamery Visitors Centre incorporates a museum, viewing gallery, specialist cheese shop and fully licensed restaurant.

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the North of England.

Malham Tarn Estate

This outstanding area of limestone pavements, upland hill farms and flower-rich hay meadows provides a marvelous setting for walking, cycling or just enjoying the great outdoors.

River Bain
River Bain

Bainbridge is the only place that you can get day tickets for the River Bain with it being such a short river - the shortest in England at about two miles!

White Scar Caves

The area around Ingleton contains some of the deepest and longest cave systems in the British Isles. The White Scar Caves in Chapel le Dale can be easily explored as they are both fully illuminated throughout the show cave routes.

Hawes

The thriving market town of Hawes located in the heart of Wensleydale is a typical Yorkshire Dales town full of character and charm.

The Three Peaks

The "Three Peaks" of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent dominate the skyline of the western part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and creates perhaps one of the most famous walks in the Dales.

River Ure - Day Tickets
River Ure - Day Tickets

Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available

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