At the entry to West Burton the road runs alongside Walden beck with its picturesque cascades and deep pools. An enchanting pack horse bridge crosses the beck leading to the heights of Morpeth Scar and under the distant crags of Penhill. Here set back from the roadside is The Garth in private grounds with the adjoining apartments of Beck Side and Bridge View.
The gated entrance to The Garth opens to a large gravelled parking and turning area at the front of the properties. The main access to Beck Side is through French windows which open to a lounge with flagged hearth and multi-fuel stove and dining area. Off the lounge is a well-equipped fitted kitchen. To the side of the kitchen is a bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, washbasin and toilet. Also from the kitchen a hallway leads to a shared utility room with full washing and drying facilities. The apartment can also be entered through an external door which leads to a walled, flagged patio with access to the bedroom.
Beck Side is a cosy apartment for 2 with modern stylish rooms, oak furniture, fine fittings and all the conveniences of modern life. A keen eye to detail and the needs of holidaymakers has resulted in an apartment with all that is required for contemporary living in a relaxing air.
Price £283 - £475 per week.
West Burton, acclaimed by many to be one of the most beautiful villages in England, rests snugly in a deep sheltered valley at the juncture of Walden Dale, Bishopdale and Wensleydale. Nearby, high fell sides rise steeply to form a spectacular setting to this most picturesque of dales villages, and on climbing can give unrivalled panoramas of the surrounding dales and distant views of the Vale of York and North York Moors.
Walden Beck skirts the village and descends over rocky outcrops in a spectacular waterfall with deep pools and minor cascades held in a tree lined gorge to form a natural arena of beauty and relaxation.
The village surrounds an expansive green centred by an ancient market cross and, because of its position away from the main traffic routes, still offers traditional rural tranquillity. This is particularly true of the green where, here and there, small bench seats prompt social rendezvous and easy conversation.
It is served by a bus route and is ideally placed as a base for exploration of the dales and fells whether on foot or by car. There is no need, however, to travel for the basics in life as West Burton contains a pub, butchers shop and general store/tearoom.