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Sun Hill Farmhouse is a perfect blend of traditional design and beautiful antiques with modern luxuries in this five-bedroom, dog-friendly country house in Wensleydale.

  • 3 nights from £1175
  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 5

Key Features

A farmhouse full of character, there is period appeal with the exposed beams, original fireplaces, large conservatory, and copper roll-top bath. There is also entertainment for all ages with the pool table, dartboard, hideaway bar, jacuzzi hot tub and beautiful gardens.

  • Hot Tub
  • Games Room
  • Dog Friendly
  • Pub under 1 mile
  • Log Burner
  • Fantastic Views
  • Bar
  • Al Fresco Dining
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About Sun Hill Farmhouse

A large luxury farmhouse full of unique features in a stunning Yorkshire Dales location.

Sun Hill Farmhouse is a traditional five-bedroom, dog-friendly, luxury country house located within the grounds of Sun Hill stables. The yard is nationally famed for its training of racehorses, based in Constable Burton, near Leyburn, North Yorkshire.

Dating back to the 18th Century, this gorgeous Yorkshire farmhouse has an elegant mix of modern and traditional interiors throughout. The dining room, games room with bar area, and an outdoor hot tub are just some of its unique feature. Set in stunning gardens, Sun Hill Farmhouse also has superb views across the Wensleydale landscape.


Sun Hill Farmhouse is full of character with exposed beams, original fireplaces, and flagstone floors to add to the period appeal. This fantastic holiday home boasts a gorgeous farmhouse-style kitchen. There is appealing four oven Aga, breakfast island, comfy seating area with log burning stove, and a flat-screen TV to enjoy whilst cooking up a storm in the kitchen. You will find everything you should need on a luxury self-catering holiday in Yorkshire, as well as lots of modern comforts including two electric ovens, coffee machine, and two large American-style fridge freezers making it perfect for large groups.

A formal dining room sits next door to the kitchen. The large dining table, crystal glassware, and colourful and traditional styling make it the perfect space for a decadent get-together on an evening. We can even arrange a private chef to cook for your group, to make your stay even more memorable.

At the heart of the home is the generous living area with comfy seating and a large open fire; the perfect welcome home after a day exploring the Yorkshire Dales. While away the evening on the grand piano or over a game of chess.

Next door you will find a stylish orangery with an established grapevine, dining table, and further comfortable seating. The conservatory table can be extended for larger parties of up to 20 when also taking Sun Hill Cottage and The Palins for larger groups wanting a big group holiday home. Patio doors open leading into the garden, with unrivalled views of the stunning Wensleydale landscape where horses can be seen grazing in the paddocks and on the gallops.


Sun Hill Farmhouse is the perfect large luxury holiday home for a group getaway in North Yorkshire. Upstairs you will find four large, comfortable bedrooms, each with their own en-suite facilities. Two of the bedrooms are fixed doubles, while two have large beds that can be split into twin rooms. Three of the bathrooms have baths – so there’s no fighting after a long winter’s walk in the Dales – and one is an en-suite shower room. We love the stylish copper roll-top bath in the master bedroom, perfect for a long evening soak.

A stunning new addition to Sun Hill Farmhouse is the Garden Room, a fifth bedroom launched in October 2019. This bedroom is in the style of a lodge, sitting separately, nestled in the gardens of Sun Hill Farm. It is the perfect combination of country and chic, where no luxury has been spared. The super-king-size four-poster bed is comfortable and luxurious, and just one striking feature of the bedroom. There is also a large freestanding bath perfectly placed by the window, plenty of storage, tea and coffee, and air conditioning. Take in private views of the garden while relaxing in the tub after a day’s exploring. The en-suite bathroom has a walk-in shower and separate WC.


Outside is equally as special at Sun Hill Farmhouse with over an acre of stunning private gardens to explore. Each part of the garden has been carefully designed for maximum enjoyment throughout the year, with stunning seasonal displays of mature shrubs and flowers. The garden makes this house an absolute must for garden and nature lovers alike. It has been enclosed to make it more dog-friendly, with fencing separating the garden from the paddocks beyond.

There are several seating areas to choose from, depending on the time of day. You can enjoy an alfresco breakfast or a BBQ lunch from the charcoal BBQ area, with total peace and quiet. There is a sheltered patio at the back of the house with a covered outdoor jacuzzi hot tub which can be used all year round. This looks out over the garden ensuring you relax and unwind. Beyond the garden enjoy watching the horses frolic around in the next field. Gardens don’t really come much better than this!


There is free wi-fi throughout this large holiday home. The kitchen has a full inventory for that home from home experience, including a large fridge, Aga and ovens, boiling water on tap, two dishwashers, and a coffee machine. A boot room can also be found downstairs with an additional American-style fridge freezer, washing machine, and dryer. There is a separate WC. This luxury holiday home includes high-quality bed linen, towels, bathrobes, and toiletries. There is also a starter pack for the kitchen, fire, and washroom, and of course a locally sourced welcome hamper.

Sun Hill Farmhouse adjoins the three-bedroom Sun Hill Cottage and one-bedroom cottage The Palins at Sun Hill Farm. All three houses can be taken together for big group getaways of up to 18 guests. Wanting to book for a smaller group? Receive up to 10% off a midweek break when booking for only 6 guests using up to 3 bedrooms.

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In the area…

Sun Hill Farmhouse offers an idyllic luxury escape at the heart of the glorious ’gateway’ to the Dales. This is a holiday home for families and friends looking to escape from busy lives, relax and reconnect with nature. It will also have a certain appeal to any equestrian enthusiasts.

Just a mile down the road in Constable Burton is a popular bar and restaurant The Wyvill Arms. Hawes, Bedale, Richmond, and Harrogate are all within an easy drive of Sun Hill Farm. They each have something to impress everyone in your group. You can find guides to each in our Journal.

Leyburn is the closest town and offers a range of everyday shopping within 4 miles of this Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage. It offers a range of everyday shopping, as well as inns and tearooms. Try something sweet from Inspired Chocolate who makes delicious artisanal chocolates. Also, make sure to visit the weekly market on a Friday.

Only 3 miles away is the well-known historical racing town of Middleham. And for any horse racing enthusiasts, you can even book a guided stable tour of the racing yard at Sun Hill and really get to know the horses and meet the staff.


Extras during your stay

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Private Dining

A great alternative to eating out. Celebrate a special occasion, or just take it easy, in the comfort of your luxury retreat with our partner chefs.


Beauty Treatments

Relax and improve your well-being with a treatment from our experienced therapists at your luxury holiday home. You can also give as a gift for someone’s stay.

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Beautiful Bouquets

Arrange fabulous flowers from our local florist. Bouquets are £30, £40 or £50. For an activity ask about group workshops.

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Capture a special occasion with a professional photographer at your picturesque holiday home; a perfect momento from your stay.

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Alfresco Adventures

Enjoy the great outdoors and group activities such as paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, raft building, archery and rock climbing.

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