8 guests

4 bedrooms

4 beds

2 bathrooms

Virginia House

in Richmond

Virginia House is a quirky, dog friendly holiday home located in the pretty village of Scorton near Richmond in North Yorkshire. Sleeping up to eight guests, Virginia House is the perfect place for families and friends to enjoy a relaxing getaway whilst surrounded by stunning countryside. This characterful house features original features and overlooks the oldest raised village green in the UK prviding a lovely base to call home.

Trip Details

Property Highlight #1

Perfect for Group Stays

Sleeping up to eight guests, Virginia House is perfect for group stays! Whether you're travelling with friends or family, the property will provide a comfortable base when staycationing in North Yorkshire.

Property Highlight #2

Quirky Interiors

Virginia House has quirky interiors including cinema style chairs in the living room and neon lights in the dining area. Striking the perfect balance between eccentric and traditional, guests can enjoy a comfortable and stylish space.

Property Highlight #3

Dog Friendly Property

Virginia House is dog friendly so you're welcome to bring your dog along for your stay in Scorton!

The Space
With stunning interiors throughout, Virginia House has been made into a spacious family holiday home. You’ll be welcomed into the cosy and traditionally styled living room which features wooden beams and a flat screen Smart TV. The leather sofa and armchair contrast perfectly with the original features that still remain in the property today.

Continue onto the next room and you’ll be in the kitchen. The white kitchen units add a somewhat modern twist and they are contrasted perfectly with wooden worktops. The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge-freezer and a dishwasher. All cookware and dishes are provided so you’ll have everything you need for your self-catering stay.

From the kitchen, you’ll have access to Virginia House’s secure garden which is also home to an outdoor dining area and a barbeque.

Head back inside and you’ll find four bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The first bedroom is a tranquil haven. Plush cream carpets compliment the super king size bed is perfect after a long day of exploring North Yorkshire.

Next is the ensuite king size, whilst the third bedroom is home to a double bed. The next bedroom is an ultra-chic space with an all-round cosy feel and traditional features. Premium bedding and linen makes the super king size bed even more comfortable so you’ll look forward to your sleep at Virginia House.

Virginia House is perfect for families and friends as the bed in the fourth bedroom can be split into two singles upon request.

Head to the family bathroom and you’ll find a clean, bright space. With a bath and separate shower.

Host & Stay are committed to our owners that their homes are protected during guest bookings. For this reason, we require all our guests to transfer a Damage Deposit (refundable, subject to an administration charge) or, to purchase an Accidental Damage Waiver which will cover you for up to £500.00 of accidental damage during your stay.

The village of Scorton will give you quick and easy access to various walks around the Yorkshire Dales. The Ellerton lakes and Kiplin Hall are just a short drive away from the village.

You’ll find The Farmers’ Arms right next door to Virginia House, ideal if you’re looking to enjoy a hearty meal without doing the cooking yourself.

Head to Richmond and you’ll find there is plenty of history for you to discover. Enjoy a live show at The Georgian Theatre, which is actually the oldest theatre in Europe. Look out of the bedroom windows you’ll see the magnificent Richmond Castle. An interactive museum was recently added to the site so it’s definitely worth a visit!

The gorgeous Old Victorian Railway Station has been given a new lease of life with a mix of artisan shops, a cinema, an art gallery and a café bar. You can sample beer brewed in house from Richmond Brewing company. The café bar also won the best café in the Herriot Awards recently so you’re in for a real treat.

Richmond is great for walking. There is a great river walk to Easby Abbey which is a free site to visit from English Heritage. Another beautiful walking area is Richmond Falls which is just down the hill from the marketplace. When the weather is nice, we recommend having a picnic at The Batts.

Getting Around
Darlington train station is 12 miles from Scorton and has great links to cities like Newcastle, Manchester and Edinburgh. A number of connecting routes can also be found from these stations so getting to other locations around the UK could not be easier.

A number of walking routes can be found within easy reach of Virginia House so you'll be able to explore all of North Yorkshire's rural glory with ease.

  • BBQ grill
  • Bathtub
  • Bed linens
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Coffee maker
  • Cookware
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Essentials
  • Extra pillows and blankets
  • Family/kid friendly
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Free parking on premises
  • Garden or backyard
  • Hair dryer
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • High touch surfaces disinfected
  • Hot water
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Laptop friendly workspace
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pack ’n Play/travel crib
  • Pets allowed
  • Private entrance
  • Refrigerator
  • Rural
  • Smoke detector
  • Stove
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • TV
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Village
  • Washer
  • Wireless Internet

Guests have access to the full property. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.

Free parking is available outside Virginia House and around Scorton.

Check-in: 16:00

Checkout: 10:00


Home Truths

Virginia House is located next door to a cosy pub serving food and drinks.

There is parking for one vehicle available at Virginia House but this space can be difficult to reach. Additional free parking can be found throughout Scorton on a first come, first served basis.


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