Cedar Retreats, West Tanfield, Masham, North Yorkshire


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A range of luxury lodges set in an exclusive small site within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and local market towns. Taylor made to the requirements of the owners these can be built to purpose to suit the needs of those who buy them. On the outskirts of the popular and well serviced village of West Tanfield the site is approximately 6 acres in size with an attractive pond in the centre. Cedar Retreats is open 365 days a year with high quality lodges offered on a 125 year lease and with the potential to let the lodges for further income. The ideal getaway for those wanting the comforts of a high quality living space surrounded by stunning countryside. Viewing is high recommended to appreciate the full potential Cedar Retreats has to offer.

Situation & Amenities

The luxury lodges at Cedar Retreats are located on the outskirts of the popular village of West Tanfield on the edge of the River Ure, there are two public houses and a village shop all within a short walk of the development. Further amenities are available a short drive away in the historic market towns of Bedale and Masham, with the Cathedral City of Ripon located six miles or so, to the South. Access to the A1(M) is available at Sinderby and East Coast Mainline train services are from Northallerton and Thirsk.


The luxury development, with planning for 32 lodges on the site, offers purchasers a cosy rural retreat or fun-filled family getaway - ideal for those that want to enjoy outdoor living, but are not prepared to compromise on luxury. The one, two or three bedroom lodges are offered on a 125 year lease, with an annual Ground Rent (circa £600 pa) and Service Charge (circa £3000 pa). There are a number of purchase options available to the private owner or investor, as there will be those that wish to enjoy visiting regularly, others who may not be able to visit as often as they may like (and wish to let the Lodge out for additional income), or finally, for the investment market there is a provision of a fully managed service if required. Options are available on purchase, to include a Furniture and Curtains Pack (also including all Kitchenware), plus the possibility of a private Hot Tub, which has proved a strong attraction for Holiday Lets at the existing Lodges.

The Lodges

These log cabin style lodges have been designed exclusively for Cedar Retreats and are light-filled, contemporary living spaces for you to own. Fully fitted with stunning kitchens and bathrooms, the luxury cabins are well insulated and double-glazed for maximum comfort. The bespoke two or three bedroom cabins offer flexibility in terms of size, layout and have the provision for disabled access. Clad in cedar wood, they look both fantastic but are also durable and low maintenance. Each property has connections to Electric/Water/Sewerage and Wi-Fi.


The lodges are offered on 125 year leases, registered with the Land Registry and the Park is open 365 days per year. Annual ground rent is payable as is a service charge. Any interested parties should note that they are not residential lodges, and purchasers will need and alternative primary address in the United Kingdom.

Further information

For further details on the luxury lodges at Cedar Retreats near West Tanfield, please contact the Selling Agent GSC Grays in Leyburn (01969 600120). We would be delighted to discuss your requirements in further detail and outline the different options available.


The particulars were written and photographs taken June 2013.

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GSC Grays - Leyburn

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