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East Lodge, Diamond Hill, Arrathorne, BEDALE, North Yorkshire DL8 1LS


Welcome –

At East Lodge we hope that this guide will give accurate information for you to enjoy our luxurious single storey property. We have 5 Star Gold award from Visit England. The expansive open plan barn conversion is well equipped and comfortable, it is set in 30 acres of our own grass and woodland with a stream.

At first – East Lodge is a single storey property with some single steps. Original beam features throughout. Ground-source heat pump provides underfloor heating throughout with individual room thermostats. Satellite wifi.


Location and public transport – Central location.

  • Junction 51 A1(M) is 5 miles
  • East Coast main line railway station at Northallerton is 13 miles
  • Local taxis are available


Car parking and Access to property –

  • East Lodge is signposted at the end of the drive.
  • There is parking for 4 cars in the garden through double gates on a level gravelled site with paved access to the property.
  • The main entrance to the property is located in an archway with outside lights.
  • Key collection arranged by agreement


Main entrances & reception –

  • There is a single step of 140mm to the entrance door into the hall.
  • The utility room and cloakroom, is on this level. Cushions for the outside chairs are stored here.
  • There is 1 step 150mm down to kitchen.
  • There is level access into the conservatory from the car park
  • All have tiled floors.


Utility – tiled floor, Belfast sink, washer, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board, recycling bins.

Cloakroom – tiled floor, toilet and basin


Kitchen – (7mx5m)

  • Tiled floor.
  • 4 oven Aga, combination oven microwave, 2 ring hob, 2 fridges and deep freeze, dishwasher, toaster, food processer etc.
  • Granite worktops. Wooden topped island unit, all 900mm high.
  • Breakfast bar 720 mm high & 3 stools.
  • Comfortable seating area with television.
  • Level access to conservatory through double doors


Conservatory –

  • There is level access into the conservatory from the car park via the paving through double doors (with 80mm) threshold.
  • Tiled floor gives level access to the kitchen.
  • There are complete window and roof blinds


Sitting room, dining room and cloister–

  • it is a spacious open plan living area (14m x 5m) with wooden floor.
  • The glazed door gives access to the terrace and front garden by 2 steps.
  • 2 large, full height inverted -bay windows plus 1 smaller window
  • Comfortable seating for 8 people by log burner and 43inch Smart television.
  • The oak dining table comfortably seats 8 people plus wooden high chair.
  • There are occasional tables, floor and table lamps, radio, CD & DVD player


Bedrooms –

  • Access to all bedrooms and bath room is through a well- lit cloister with wooden floor. Door 900mm width.
  • All bedrooms are carpeted. Each has a wardrobe, drawers, dressing chair and hair dryer.
  • Beds have non-allergic bedding, cotton sheets and towels.
  • Bedroom skylights have blackout blinds
  • Bedroom 1. Level access. 6’ super king bed, fire exit window. En-suite shower wet room with toilet, basin and heated towel rail. Tiled floor.
  • Bedroom 3. Level access. (Adjacent to Bathroom) 5’ king size bed.
  • Bathroom – whirlpool bath (water massage & venturi air options) with 220mm step to access. Separate shower with 210mm step, basin and toilet. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor.
  • Bedrooms 2and 4 are accessed up a 190 mm step.
  • Bedroom2. 5’ king bed, en-suite shower wet room with toilet, basin and heated towel rail. Tiled floor.
  • Bedroom 4. Twin 3’ single beds


Other –

  • Equipped with co2, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.
  • No smoking or vapeing throughout and we do not allow pets.
  • travel cot and high chair are available.
  • There is a wide selection of books, games and puzzles, and children’s toys.


Grounds and Gardens –

  • There is level access to all.
  • The flagged courtyard catches the sun from midday onwards. There is a table and chairs for 8 people.
  • The sunny front terrace is paved and has a table and benches.
  • There are flowerbeds with many interesting plants and a big level lawn.
  • The private garden enjoys extensive views of 40 miles.
  • The fence, hedge and gates allow the garden to be made secure for children.
  • Secure bike storage can be arranged.


Additional information: Access is given to the surrounding field, woodland and stream through otherwise secure garden gate.


Contact Information
Address: David and Joan Ford
Diamond Hill Farm, Arrathorne, BEDALE, North Yorkshire, DL8 1LS
Telephone: 01677 450885
Grid Reference:SE923205
Emergency Number: 0779 1111 283

Taxi: Proctors 01677 425203
Ure Cars: 01677 448448
Future Plans:
Contact Telephone: 01677 450885 or 0779 1111 283
Contact email:

Date: December 2020