Once a chapel house, this large lux­u­ry hol­i­day house adjoins St Pauli­nus, a pri­vate chapel with ornate glass windows .

Rich­mond, North Yorkshire 

Lov­ing­ly ren­o­vat­ed by renowned mod­ern art col­lec­tor Gre­ville Wor­thing­ton. The result is a seam­less com­bi­na­tion of con­tem­po­rary styl­ish inte­ri­ors along­side the charm of the orig­i­nal build­ing. The walls are adorned with work by artists that have shaped mod­ern art, the grounds are glo­ri­ous, all set in beau­ti­ful York­shire countryside.

An unusu­al and exquis­ite hol­i­day home set in the breath­tak­ing York­shire coun­try­side. Aquar­ius Ris­ing is a deca­dent choice for your next cel­e­bra­tion or fam­i­ly hol­i­day. If you are look­ing for the wow fac­tor this exclu­sive large lux­u­ry hol­i­day home may well be it.

Spe­cial Features

Design, loca­tion, games room, sauna, hot tub and bar.


Soar­ing ceil­ings and mag­nif­i­cent light filled win­dows greet you, cre­at­ing an airy and wel­com­ing space. 

The open-plan kitchen din­er cen­tres around the bespoke 12-seater table built by the own­er with seats reclaimed from an old Lon­don bus! The mar­ble topped kitchen island hous­es a large range cook­er. A wood burn­er is locat­ed at the end of the room togeth­er with a cor­ner sofa.

Next to the kitchen is a small quirky cock­tail room’ with a hand­made wood­en bar. A grand old school room beyond is the ulti­mate enter­tain­ing space, with a large din­ing table for 12, pool table and a danc­ing spot with shim­mer­ing dis­co ball. There are plen­ty of com­fort­able sofas and arm­chairs to relax and socialise.

A cosy sit­ting room across the hall has an open fire, plush L‑shaped vel­vet sofa and a 65-inch TV with Sony sound bar.

All the rooms are large and light, with either wood­en or stone flagged floors. There is plen­ty of stor­age and hang­ing space through­out. The sit­ting room, kitchen, hall­way and cloak­room are all on one lev­el. A step leads down to the bar through to The Old School Room, as well as steps lead­ing down into the util­i­ty room.

The stair­case that leads from the ground floor to the first floor is wide. (Please note that its shape makes it unsuit­able to fit a stair gate).

Large mas­ter bed­room with wood­en floors and ensuite bath­room. The zip-and-link super king bed, can be set up as a dou­ble or twin. Show­er cubi­cle, roll-top bath, and ample stor­age in floor to ceil­ing cupboards.

Bed­room 2 — Zip-and-link super king bed, that can con­vert to a twin. Has use of the show­er room on this floor.

Bed­room 3 — Ensuite with a show­er over the bath. Zip-and-link super king bed, that can be set up as a dou­ble or twin.

A fur­ther spi­ral stair­case con­nects the first floor to the sec­ond-floor bedrooms. 

All three sec­ond floor bed­rooms are spa­cious with Zip and link beds which can be set up as super king beds or twins. Plen­ty of stor­age space and a sky­light window.

These rooms share a large show­er room and have use of the show­er room on the first floor at the bot­tom of the stairs.


Set in 270 acres of pri­vate land close to the York­shire Dales, A bam­boo-lined dri­ve takes you under the arch into a large grav­el court­yard which com­fort­ably parks 7 – 8 cars. Door­way on the left leads to the main entrance, near to the hot tub and sauna area. 

Out­side of the kitchen, the enclosed deck­ing, soak in the pri­vate bub­bling hot tub, relax in the Swedish sauna, or sit and soak up the sun on the hand-carved wood­en bench. An out­door show­er and chang­ing room are hand­i­ly placed for your convenience.

On the south side of the house are pri­vate gar­dens with pret­ty views over Brough Park beyond. The large lawn is per­fect for pic­nics with your group, and also helps make this a super dog friend­ly hol­i­day home.

NB if you have young chil­dren /​pets, the gar­den is fenced but it is not secure­ly enclosed and there is a small drop into a ditch that edges the lawn to watch out for.


Load­ing map…

Rail­way stations

  • Dar­ling­ton (20Km)

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 12 peo­ple in 6 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Showers
  • Din­ing table for 12 people
  • 7
  • Pets allowed 2 with small fee


View availability

Short breaks?


Changeover day


Facil­i­ties and Amenities


  • Dou­ble Rooms: 3
  • Twin Rooms: 3

All bed­rooms can be con­fig­ured as a super king size or twin beds


  • WiFi/​Internet

For your entertainment

  • TV

Pool table

In the kitchen

  • Range cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Dish­wash­er
  • Wash­ing machine
  • Tum­ble dryer
  • Kitchen table


  • Sauna
  • Terrace/​patio
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Hot tub
  • Park­ing


Dates Price
Low sea­son- 3 night week­end starts from
3rd Nov 2023 — 1st Dec 2023