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Nestled in the Yorkshire Dales this four bedroom luxury holiday home has a country chic style and glorious valley views from the garden.

  • 3 nights from £999
  • Sleeps 8
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 4

Key Features

Shorthorn has wonderful entertaining space with the open plan kitchen and the next door games room. With modern bathrooms for each bedroom, outdoor dining, log burner, floor to ceiling windows, and wood burning hot tub, it makes for a perfect group getaway.

  • Dog Friendly
  • Shop under 1 mile
  • Pub under 1 mile
  • Hot Tub
  • Fantastic Views
  • Games Room
  • Log Burner
  • Al Fresco Dining
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About Shorthorn

Shorthorn is one of three beautifully converted barns at Greenbank Barns, and offers plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

Shorthorn is a stunning four-bedroom luxury Yorkshire holiday home set in the charming village of Ravensworth in the North Yorkshire Dales. Located mid-way between Richmond and Barnard Castle, Shorthorn sits alongside Dexter and The Farmhouse at Greenbank Barns.


The spacious open plan kitchen and dining room is the heart of this large luxury holiday cottage. It features a stylish breakfast bar, informal dining table and comfy seating area. The feature are the large patio doors, just waiting to be thrown open in the summer months out on to the stunning south-facing garden. The spacious modern kitchen is well equipped to cater for up to 8 people with everything you need and more on a luxury self-catering holiday.

This impressive barn conversion offers a spacious ground floor games & chill out room with high-beamed ceilings and overhead conservatory style windows giving plenty of natural light. This is the perfect family-friendly space. Its includes a wide screen TV, comfy seating and updated games from time to time; an ideal place for entertaining.

Glass doors open through from the games & chill out room to the house snug. This living room has an elegant seating area, a further widescreen TV and cosy log-burning stove; the perfect spot to settle down with a glass of wine after a day exploring the Dales. The snug looks directly out onto gorgeous private gardens, with glass patio doors opening straight onto the outdoor space with breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales.


There are four luxury bedrooms, all with their own private bathroom facilities. Two on the ground floor, both with king size zip-and-link beds, one has en-suite facilities and the other has the spacious house bathroom. Upstairs you will find the gorgeous French chateau-style master bedroom, with large en-suite bathroom and a king-size bed that you will not want to leave. The fourth bedroom upstairs also has en-suite facilities, and a king-size zip and link bed that can be set as twins or a double to suit your needs.


The outside of this luxury Yorkshire holiday cottage is just as impressive as the inside. Set amongst several acres of Yorkshire countryside, Shorthorn has a lovely private garden. Over the infinity-style wall, it drops down to a large paddock offering superb views of Holmedale valley. A BBQ and outdoor garden furniture are provided for you to enjoy al fresco dining in the warmer months as well as a private hot tub, which you can relax in whatever the weather.


There is free wi-fi throughout the holiday home and ample parking. The modern kitchen has a fridge freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler, plus a full kitchen inventory for that home from home experience. A washing machine and tumble dryer are available. Shorthorn includes high-quality bed linen, towels, bath robes and luxury toiletries. Included is a starter pack for the kitchen, fire and washroom. And of course enjoy a locally sourced welcome hamper.

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In the area…

Shorthorn lies just off the A66 making it very accessible, though you wouldn’t tell once arrived with the far-reaching countryside views. A mile away is the pretty village of Ravensworth, known for Ravensworth Nurseries, the horticultural business, and the remains of the 14th century Grade I listed Ravensworth Castle near the village green. It also has a good village pub – The Bay Horse.

There are plenty of walks from Greenbank Barns, and several good pubs with restaurants within a few miles. The local market towns are Richmond and Barnard Castle. For those who enjoy being pampered, The Garage Spa is just a few miles west, with spa facilities and sauna, treatments and massages. The nearest ‘village shop’ is Mainsgill Farm Shop, about 1⁄2 mile away as the crow flies. It has a large food hall, with award winning homemade produce, wines and general groceries, a restaurant and café.


Extras during your stay

Holiday at Home offer more than just luxury self catering holiday homes. Choose from our food, drink, beauty and activities exclusives to make your stay even more memorable…

Private Dining

A great alternative to eating out. Book one of three professional chefs to prepare, cook and serve your chosen menu. Celebrate a special occasion or just take it easy, all in the comfort of your luxury retreat.


Beauty Treatments

Relax and improve your well-being by booking a treatment with our experienced therapists from the comfort of your luxury holiday home. A great gift for those in need of help to unwind during their stay.

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Arrange a special delivery of fabulous flowers from our award-winning local florist. Pick a £30, £40 or £50 bunch to brighten up your stay, or for an activity ask about group workshops.

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Alfresco Adventures

Enjoy the great outdoors with a 3 hour group activity. Alfresco Adventures offer paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, raft building, archery and rock climbing, based near Richmond, North Yorkshire.

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Capture the moment with a professional photography session. We arrange the expert photographer to your picturesque holiday home; perfect for a special occasion or as a memento of your stay.

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