Ravensprings is an elegant 8 bedroom Mansion House which sleeps up to 18-23 people in spacious and comfortable surroundings. With a private, sunny aspect and a location in a quiet residential area, this is a great place to stay. Its easy access and central location makes it ideal for large groups and family get togethers for Holidays, Celebrations and Touring Yorkshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire. Built for the Mayor of Brighouse in 1896; Ravensprings is full of character and unique features. Reviews and more photos of Ravensprings are available on Trip Advisor.
Most of the furnishings are antique and unique. Accommodation includes a huge sitting room with an open fire and mahogany panelling from the grand ocean liner the Mauretania, an elegant dining room, breakfast room which leads out to the patio where you can dine al fresco, period kitchen with all modern conveniences including 2 fridge freezers and 2 cookers (9 hobs!). There are also eight stylish bedrooms and five bathrooms (three are ensuite).
Outside is a garden with swings and trampoline for the children and off road parking for up to 4 cars. Centrally located with excellent Motorway (M62 & M1 2mls & 12 mls), Train: (Brighouse Station is a mile away), Ferry Liverpool and Hull and Airport Links (Manchester and Leeds / Bradford Airports are just 35m drive away). Ravensprings is a great favourite with International Visitors or people coming home and wishing to reunite with their families for holidays. Prices include: Linen (towels are extra), central heating, Sky + films and sports, Wifi
internet access in every room and booking cancellation insurance up to 15 guests.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2003
- Historical Property
- Built for the Mayor of Brighouse. Panelling from the Edwardian Ocean Liner Mauretania around the huge sitting room. Joe Davis the snooker player was meant have played at the house.
- With Exposed Beams
- Wifi, Sky + TV, Linen (towels excluded), and Central heating are included in the price
Huge sitting room with seating for 20+ people
Fantastic Central location.
Kitchen & Dining:
- Sky TV
- Video or DVD
- Internet Access
- Coffee Maker
- Washing Machine
- Type of Cooker: Dual Fuel double oven range cooker and separate gas cooker with hob and oven. Larder fridge and fridge freezer.
- Dining Table Seats: 24
- 1 Superking Bed(s)
- 2 Kingsize Bed(s)
- 4 Double Bed(s)
- 9 Single Bed(s)
- Romantic Four Poster Bed
- Bed Linen Provided
Heating:Garden and Outdoors:
- Ensuite Bathroom
- Power Shower
- Towels Provided
- Enclosed Garden: Enclosed well kept gardens surrounding house variety fo areas for relaxing, games and Barbeques.
- Countryside/moor views beyond the townscape from the upper floors, townscape, elevated location this is a corner town house in a quiet residential location. Views of the moors and pizza delivered to the door!
Inside this grand mansion house there is a period entrance hall, an impressive panelled sitting room with fabulous high beams, open fire and comfortable seating for 18 people, a lovely dining room which seats up to 22 and has views over Ravensprings Moel Railway Park, a kitchen complete with all mod cons including a microwave, two ovens, dishwasher and fridge freezer and a separate breakfast room. Also on the ground floor is a double bedroom with shower which is located opposite from the downstairs WC which has a washing machine, ironing board and iron. This bedroom is ideal for those who wish to avoid stairs or find stairs difficult.
On the first floor there are 4 spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom features a romantic four poster bed and en-suite bathroom. There is also a bedroom with a super king-size bed and en-suite shower room, an Edwardian bedroom with an antique wrought iron bed and a bedroom featuring an antique French oak built double bed. Also on this floor is a family bathroom with bath, shower and twin sinks. On the second floor there is a huge family bedroom with a circular bed plus 4 single beds which children just love. Also on this floor is a bedroom with a king size bed and a family bathroom.
Outside there is an enclosed garden with a trampoline and swings for the children as well as a patio barbeque area and ample outdoor seating. Parking is available for up to 4 cars. Outside is off road parking for up to 4 cars as well.
Prices shown are for 18 guests but we can offer up to 4 extra comfortable beds for larger groups.
There is a lot to do nearby with a wide choice of sports and activities available and plenty to see and do within an hour’s drive. Ravensprings’ central location make it a great base for touring Yorkshire as well as for discovering some of the best of Lancashire and Derbyshire. Discover art galleries, historical country houses, gardens, agricultural shows, markets, theatres and museums on days out and enjoy sampling the fare at local Gastro pubs and restaurants which offer a wide range of cuisines. Or drive in to Leeds and enjoy some retail therapy. There is something for all ages and Ravensprings is a unique and comfortable holiday home to return to.
Nearby attractions include Bronte’s Country, discover Howarth with its charming cobbled streets and visit Bronte’s Parsonage. Also recommended for a visit are Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Henry Moore Gallery. Children should enjoy a visit to the Eureka Children's Science Museum. The National Mining Museum may also be of interest. Also well worth a visit are the beautiful Dales and the Moors which are wonderful for walking and there are miles and miles of tow paths for those who enjoy cycling. There is a choice of 10 Golf Courses locally as well as a choice of stables for horse riding.
Other places to visit for days out include the World Heritage Site; Salts Mills at Saltaire with the David Hockney Gallery, museums, shops and galleries, the National Trust’s Harewood House, the elegant spa town of Harrogate
as well as the historical city of York with its impressive Minster, museums and theatres, shops bars and restaurants. Halifax and Huddersfield with their stunning Victorian architecture are also worth a visit. Or why not just enjoy relaxing on the sumptuous couches in the sitting room in front of an open fire or enjoy relaxing outdoors in the garden? This could be a perfect place to stay where you can enjoy the comforts of home living combined with a great choice of activities and interests for all the family in all weathers. There is literally something for everyone, making Ravensprings ideal for a big family or group get together.
Inclusive of linen (towels optional extras), central heating, electricity, Sky + Films and Sports TV and Unlimited Wifi.
£100 refundable security deposit taken with the balance
We accept Paypal with a 3% service charge.
deposit is roughly a third of the price and the balance is due normally 12 weeks before your stay, but extra time is provided with bookings made within that period.
Leeds City Centre
Howarth, Bronte Parsonage,
Harewood House; Harrogate
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Eureka Childrens Science Museum
Salts Mill World Heritage Site
National Mining Museum
Harewood House and Zoo
Mine shaft to go down at National Mining Museum.
Fantastic Local Gastro Restaurants
Skipton Market Town
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Brighouse
Recommended Places to Visit: Leeds City centre with numerous galleries, theatres and museums.
Harewood House, Shibden Mill (numerous historic houses and gardens)
Lake district (90mins away)
West Coast 70mins
East Coast 70 mins.
Annual Events: Lots of links to events in the extensive information sheet provided on booking
Recommended Places to Eat Out: At Ravensprings we have regular caterers providing sit down or buffet meals.
Numerous local restaurants only 10mins drive from really excellent county gastro pubs.
Mezzi Greek Restaurant, Brighouse
Shibden Mill, Halifax
The Black Horse, Clifton
The Grey Ox, Clifton
The Old White Bear, Norwood Green
Numerous other local and further afield pubs bars and restaurants.
Local Sports: Golf, Horse riding, Paintballing (1ml from house with discount set up), rock climbing, caving, hiking, walking, survival, paragliding, off roading and shopping.