Old Mechanics Institute

Bishop Monkton near Ripon, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1016679)


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Old Mechanics Institute is a wonderfully old property once a fine establishment as its name would suggest, found in the village of Bishop Monkton near Ripon in North Yorkshire.

Hosting three bedrooms including a super-king-size with an en-suite shower room, a king-size and a double, along with a bathroom and a cloakroom, this property can sleep up to six guests.

There is also an open-plan living space containing the kitchen, dining area and sitting area, and a second sitting room with an open fire.

Outside there is an enclosed garden with bike storage and off-road parking for up to three cars.

Old Mechanics Institute is a beautifully presented vintage property, offering a desirable interior.


Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Sitting room with open fire


  • Gas central heating with open fire and ground-floor underfloor heating
  • Electric range cooker with gas hob, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed courtyard with seating and bike storage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop within 3.3 miles, pub within 0.1 miles

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Ripon 5 miles; Harrogate 7 miles.

From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?

A picturesque village, set five miles south of the cathedral city of Ripon and just seven miles from the elegant spa town of Harrogate. The village dates back over 600 years and has a couple of pubs, including one gastro pub, a school, a church and a village hall. Bishop Monkton is ideally situated for exploring all of Yorkshire's splendid surrounding countryside, with the Yorkshire Dales to the west and the North York Moors and Yorkshire Coast to the east. The fascinating cathedral city of Ripon is close by and even the stunning, historic city of York can be reached in just over half an hour’s drive.