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The Square in Masham, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 3
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

The Square description

Holiday home
The Square is a Grade II listed terraced cottage situated in the market town of Masham, nine miles from Ripon. This cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms consisting of one king-size double and one twin as well as 2 family bathrooms. Also at this cottage there is a fitted kitchen with dining area, a sitting room with a gas fire and a study. To the outside of this cottage there is roadside parking for one car. The Square is close to many places of interest and is ideal for a family retreat or romantic break at any time of year.

Masham is a market town set along the River Ure and offers two markets, shops, galleries, restaurants, pubs and the Black Sheep Brewery. There are many walks around the town and Ripon and Harrogate are within easy reach.

From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?

Gas central heating with gas fire. Gas-fired Stanley range cooker, electric hob, microwave, slow cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking for 1 car, additional parking in the square opposite. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk. Note: This property is not suitable for children, over 18s only. Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar.


  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Near pub

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Mr Wilkinson
June 2016
A lovely comfortable cottage in a beautiful location. Would be happy to make a return visit.
Mrs Coleman-seed
November 2012
We thoroughly enjoyed staying at this property. Fabulous location, lovely and quiet yet so close to pubs and restaurants. Very comfortable and super clean. We would thoroughly recommend it to friends and family.
Dr Hillis
May 2013
The period charm of the cottage and the location in a beautiful area with lots to see.
Miss Smith
June 2013
Brilliant location. Lovely homely feel to the property.
Mrs Harding
June 2013
Lovely welcome, super setting. Very quiet at night. Good food at the Kings Head.
Ms Warner
July 2013
A lovely cottage in a great setting. The square and town at Masham are both quiet and interesting. The local area is beautiful. We had an excellent holiday.
Mr Laywood
October 2012
Warm welcome by the owner! It was so conveniently situated in the town and for access to Wensleydale and many other places of interest. We had a most enjoyable holiday at No.17.
Mr Rodgers
June 2014
Fantastic location and fantastic cottage.
Mr Holmes
May 2014
The area is good with plenty to do and places to visit with good eating places.
Mrs Parker
September 2013
The cottage was very clean and comfortable with plenty of space. We felt very at home. Comfortable bed. Great position on square.
Mr Dodds
April 2014
Lovely cottage. Very comfortable. Excellent location.
Mr Marchant
September 2012
A well equipped holiday cottage with plenty of literature about the local area and Yorkshire. A wonderful location with many amenities close by.
September 2012
The location was perfect as a base to tour Yorkshire from. Lovely shops and restaurants just minutes away. Beautiful cottage, with well equipped kitchen. Very helpful and friendly owners.
Mr Davenport
October 2012
A very comfortable cottage in an ideal place for exploring a beautiful part of the country.
Mrs Saban
August 2012
The accommodation was lovely and Masham was a great place to be based.
Mr Hemstock
August 2012
Great location. Masham is a superb village and the cottage was ideally situated at the heart of it.
Mrs Hatton
July 2012
Central location, but quiet peaceful. Lots of places to eat. Wonderfully spacious cottage. Highly recommended.
Mr Williams
July 2012
The location of the town is very good for sightseeing in any direction. The position of the property meant that it was possible to do all shopping, at some very good specialist shops, without getting into the car.
Mrs Faulkner
July 2014
A beautiful cottage in a brilliant location! The village of Masham is stunning with really friendly people. Communication was straight forward with the owner and they even left a lovely home made cake and milk in the fridge! We will definitely be returning.
Mrs Angles
October 2011
The cottage was ideally located, and the owners who met us at the property were very welcoming and left a lovely home made cake some milk for us. It was really nice to go to a property that is so clean and freshly decorated and with comfortable seating.
Mr Mason
September 2011
Very pleasing to the eye inside and outside. Ideally situated for shops, eateries and for surrounding places of interest. St Mary's Church is very welcoming and deserves a visit. Masham itself is very much alive and with it.
February 2016
Just had a great week in this excellent cottage everything you could want to have a great stay in the Yorkshiredales. One of the best cottages we have stayed in masham is lovely village if you are looking to book stay here
George L
April 2016
This was our first visit to Masham and we booked into The Square 17 Market Place and what a gem. Located at the church end of the village square this grade 2 listed cottage has everything.beamed ceilings,an excellent warm lounge and a fully fitted kitchen with a Stanley cooking range that all but talks. Wonderful walks from the front door and no problems with parking.There are lots of first rate dining options, we particularly liked Harrys Fish Shop and the White Bear. For a pleasant afternoon or evening try the local cricket club,it is in a lovely setting by the river and probably serves the best pint in Masham and that says something. .
January 2014
The location was perfect. The cottage was really nice, but the beds were so uncomfortable that although we would love to rebook, really concerned about the beds. If they were renewed would gladly rebook
December 2012
This was a superbly furnished house.Plenty of information for local walks and activities and the surrounding Dales.With four pubs in the village there was no need to use the fantastic cooker range!! On arrival the homemade cake was very pleasing.We would reccommend this as a great vacation home.
June 2013
17 Market Place is, unsurprisingly, located in the centre of Masham looking out on the market square which is used by local stallholders on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The property is excellent with a lounge, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. We were met by the property owner who lives a stone's throw away and he showed us around the property and handed over the keys. We did not use the cooking facilities during our week's stay but the kitchen had all the required equipment. The cottage was clean, well presented and the provided towels and bed linens were new and fresh smelling. The only slight negative is, in a town with very little access to wi-fi in the local pubs and hotel, the property would benefit from the addition of internet access. Not a necessity for sure, but it is the only feature that we found lacking in the property. Nevertheless, we would recommend 17 Market Place and look forward to returning in the near future. Overall, the ideal spot to stay in Masham and you will not be disappointed.
Mr Ainley
August 2014
The cottage was in the ideal location looking onto the square. We found the people of Masham very warm and friendly. Eating out was very good and we also loved the range of craft shops and the specialist butchers and general shops. The history of Masham along with the Church and cemetery were fascinating. Masham is perfect for touring the rest of the Dales.
Mr Long
February 2016
The cottage was full of charm and character, it was cosy, warm and was a wonderful place to come back to after a days walking or sightseeing. The cottage had everything you could possibly need and it was great to have parking right outside. It also has a wonderful and fully equipped kitchen with an amazing gas cooking range which we made full use of. There are also some lovely places to eat within a few minutes walk. We really enjoyed our week.
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