A beautiful country house, Oughtershaw Hall is located in glorious rural surroundings, perfect for waterside picnics in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. This large (sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms) luxury holiday home with an indoor heated swimming pool, dates back to Medieval times but is thoroughly up to
- Sleeps 16
- Bedrooms 8
- Bathrooms 7
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Oughtershaw Hall is a large luxury holiday home in the Yorkshire Dales with an indoor swimming pool in the Upper Wharfedale hamlet of Oughtershaw near to Buckden. It not only has a pool, but also a games room and sauna. Oughtershaw Hall is a must-see property, being historical and imposing, set in a stunning rural position with outstanding views,
This a large holiday house has character and style throughout, a very special holiday property in a remote rural location, ideal for large groups or multiple families that like elegance and sophistication.
Oughtershaw Hall has 4 main living rooms in which you can relax, congregate and enjoy before and after days out exploring the Fells and their many beauty spots. The drawing room has beautiful tall ceilings and an open fire around which sofas and chairs are set, elegantly furnished with modern touches. The sitting room is similarly styled with a large wood-burning stove, again surrounded by sumptuous sofas and a large coffee table, finished with contemporary pieces that effortlessly match the style of the room. There is a huge solid oak table with chairs set in the centre of the room with beautiful, intricately carved wooden panels behind including the peephole, a wonderful idea to check who is arriving at the front door.
The library provides a small and intricate space, perfect for relaxing and reading a book or alternatively doing a spot of work at the desk, should you need to. There is also a snug with a wood burner and sofas around a coffee table, window seat and a flat screen TV.
The focal point of the house is the gorgeous and desirable, modern kitchen complete with a kitchen island with an inset sink and a breakfast bar that seats five people. To the side of the kitchen, there is a huge dining area with a magnificent dining table seating 16 people for dinner. The kitchen has everything that you could possibly require to self-cater for a large group of hungry mouths including a large electric range oven, dishwashers and American-style fridge freezer. There is plenty of space here for you to relax and prepare a meal, one of the finest kitchens you will ever enjoy and with the dining area to the side, a great space to entertain, eat and drink.
There are a total of eight bedrooms at Oughtershaw Hall including a ground floor super king-size double bedroom that has its own TV and an ensuite wet room with a shower, wash hand basin and WC, this room is perfect for those with limited mobility. Further bedrooms include the master suite that has its own dressing room, as well as an ensuite bathroom featuring walk-in shower and freestanding bath as well as TV. Another super king-size double bedroom also has an ensuite shower and wet room as well as TV. There are four further king-size double bedrooms and an additional super king-size double bedroom. Two family bathrooms are also available with walk-in showers and freestanding bath.
If you want to keep the family entertained, that will not be a problem at Oughtershaw Hall with an indoor swimming pool to the side of the house that has its own changing area and a shower. There is a sauna room in the house that seats 8 people and a games room in the basement with table football for the kids.
THE PERFECT ESCAPE FOR YOUNG AND OLD by Mrs Berry, Harrogate, July 2015 on October 5th 2016
An absolutely beautiful property, the 5 star rating did not disappoint. It was luxurious yet comfortable, thoughtfully and stunningly equipped and decorated. Wonderful for 16 people to sit and eat together in the fantastic kitchen/diner and the gorgeous sitting rooms, yet there was space for those who wanted to escape to cosy quiet areas also. Had a great pool and games room. A perfect escape enjoyed by young and old.
HIGH QUALITY, EXCELLENT AND LOVELY by Mr Buckley, Altrincham, February 2016 on October 5th 2016
Everything was of high quality and working and everything available for self catering. Lovely pool! Excellent manager on site and good location.
Georgeous, Stunning and Amazed! by Mrs Coake, Liverpool, April 2016 on October 5th 2016
We were all thrilled and amazed by every aspect of the house and grounds as well as the constant support given by the owner. The pool was used at least once every day. It seemed that everything had been considered and catered for in advance. The surrounding countryside is also stunning with so many walking tracks and a gorgeous pub within walking distance.
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Cottage added 5th October 2016