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Viewpoint

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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This fully refurbished apartment is situated in the peaceful village of Silkstone Common next to the Dove Valley trail and Throstlenest Equestrian Centre. Set in a quiet corner on the edge of a lovely village with great access to the Trans Pennine Trail, the Peak District National Park and local and national transport links, this is an ideal location for cycling and walking holidays, or just a relaxing getaway for friends, family and couples. Silkstone common has it's own family run village bakery with award winning fresh baked bread and confectionery every day and one village pub with a selection of ales and a restaurant for delicious pub meals....This fully refurbished apartment is situated in the peaceful village of Silkstone Common next to the Dove Valley trail and Throstlenest Equestrian Centre. Set in a quiet corner on the edge of a lovely village with great access to the Trans Pennine Trail, the Peak District National Park and local and national transport links, this is an ideal location for cycling and walking holidays, or just a relaxing getaway for friends, family and couples. Silkstone common has it's own family run village bakery with award winning fresh baked bread and confectionery every day and one village pub with a selection of ales and a restaurant for delicious pub meals.More
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Ray W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed 10 June 2019

Easy to find on the edge of a peaceful village. Lovely pub with excellent meals a 10 minute walk and the Cottage Bakery is well recommended. We stayed to visit family and friends but as we are both avid bird watchers were delighted to see...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Connector13180872194
raywhite2018, VR Owner at Viewpoint, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

Thank you Sue, you're very welcome. Hope we see you again soon. Ray and Sue

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The accommodation itself was ideal for us, 3 bedrooms, and the main bedroom was big enough for our travel cot for our toddler. Everything was clean when we arrived and Ray was easy to contact and quick to reply. The living room/kitchen was comfortable and...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We wanted a peaceful base from which to explore the area and Viewpoint is perfect.The village pub and bakery are excellent and we never knew how many attractions were close to Barnsley from the Yorkshire Sculpture park to the Mining Museum where we were taken...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Camper731668
Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

Thanks Jon, you're very welcome. Best Regards Ray

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Super host, lovely house in a pretty place. Perfectly located for exploring the area. Only downsides are the wifi isn't great and the two single bedrooms are connected by a Velux window, so you can hear the other room and see the light being switched...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank AlecDobbie
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thank you Alex, appreciate that and hope to see you again soon. Best Regards Ray and Sue

Reviewed 1 August 2017

What follows is an update to a review posted in June. It has been revised as a result of inaccuracies in the owner's 2nd response ( the first having been removed due to breaching Tripadvisor guidelines! ). Prospective future guests should ask themselves whether they...More

Date of stay: June 2017
4  Thank 294ianh
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Home owners beware. This guy is real and out there and could book your place soon. Contact me for details.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Places of interest in and around Barnsley Penistone is a historic market town. The traditional retail open market offers everything under the sun, attracting farmers, auctioneers, locals and visitors alike every Thursday and the country market (formerly the WI market) operates on a Thursday morning. The Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of the month in the market place. The Visitor Information Service in St John's Church is open at the same times as the Farmers and Country Markets; the church itself has recently undergone refurbishment both inside and in the church yard. The Penistone Paramount is a traditional cinema, complete with intermission ice creams and bar. It also hosts concerts, pantomime and shows. The paramount is also home to the Compton Theatre Organ, the only ...
How to get there
Situated 5 minutes drive away from the M1 Junction 37, the holiday home is easily accessible by car. There are direct train services from Sheffield, Barnsley and Leeds to Silkstone Common, just 10 minutes walk from the property. Long distance travellers may also consider flying into local airports at Doncaster and Sheffield or more major airports at Leeds Bradford, Manchester and East Midlands, all within a one hour drive.
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