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Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages – Yorkshire

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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As you may well know Yorkshire was recently voted Europe’s top tourist destination, and with the variety that is available to holiday makers this comes as little surprise. The area is home to some of the United Kingdom’s most stunning scenery, as well as numerous charming seaside towns and more traditional English villages than you could shake a stick at. This means that at Sykes we are always excited when we get the opportunity to welcome some new properties to our wide variety of Yorkshire cottages and have decided to show you some of our favourite new arrivals.

Chloe’s Cottage – Haworth, Bronte Country

Chloe's Cottage

Chloe’s Cottage, Haworth – Ref. 26945

If it’s a taste of traditional Yorkshire that you’re after then Haworth is the place for you. Made famous as the home of the Bronte sisters this little village is Yorkshire through and through, with its winding cobbled streets and cosy tea rooms. Chloe’s cottage is nestled in the heart of this pretty village and offers all that you could want from a classic Yorkshire holiday. A traditional end-terraced property with exposed beams and a feature fireplace, this cottage is the perfect retreat for those looking to explore this beautiful corner of the Yorkshire countryside.

Holly Tree Cottage – Aislaby, near Whitby

Holly Tree Cottage

Holly Tree Cottage, Aislaby – Ref. 25346

This beautiful chocolate box cottage is situated in the village of Aislaby on the edge of the North York Moors National Park making it the perfect base from which you can explore this picturesque area. The property has been recently renovated so you can enjoy all the convenience of modern living alongside more traditional aspects. The famous town of Whitby is just a short drive away and there is secure storage for bikes so you’ll never be short of something to do. Two delightful bedrooms as well as a luxurious bathroom make Holly Tree Cottage perfect for a family getaway or a short break with friends.

Number 7 – Airton, near Malham

Number 7

Number 7, Airton – Ref. 27015

For those of you that are looking for something a bit more modern Number 7 in Airton could well be the answer. Part of an old Grade II listed mill, this apartment has been completely renovated into a modern masterpiece with an open plan living space and a designer kitchen. Three stylish bedrooms as well as two stunning bathrooms make this property perfect for a small group of friends looking to get away from it all, and with numerous walks and nearby towns you’ll never be bored.

Jamie Tomkins

By Jamie Tomkins

Jamie is a big fan of long weekend walks with the dog, especially when there is the chance to refuel with lunch in a country pub. Living in Lancaster for three years gave him the perfect opportunity to spend a lot of time in the Lake District.

Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages – Coastal Cottages

Friday, August 9th, 2013
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Here at Sykes Cottages, there’s nothing we like more than finding even more fantastic holiday cottages for you to enjoy. For this week’s instalment of new cottages just added to the website, we bring you a great selection of coastal cottages. With sandy beaches, traditional entertainment like Punch and Judy shows and freshly caught fish and chips to enjoy, a nostalgia-invoking summer holiday by the sea is a great holiday choice this year!

 

Avala – Perranporth, Cornwall

Avala - Perranporth, Cornwall
With more than 200 beaches and a ruggedly beautiful coastline, no feature on coastal cottages would be complete without at least one offering from Cornwall.  Choose Avala, a semi-detached Georgian villa located in the north Cornish town of Perranporth, and you really couldn’t get any closer to the sea.  This four bedroom property sleeps eight and has four bathrooms to boot so there’ll be no queuing for the shower!  With flexible accommodation, plenty of outdoor space to enjoy a BBQ and space to dry your wetsuits, where better for an active family break this summer?  This cottage can also be booked with Avala Apartment to sleep 12 people.

 

Manor House – Langton Herring near Weymouth, Dorset

Manor House - Langton Herring near Weymouth
For a holiday cottage with added WOW factor, the Manor House near Weymouth is sure to be high up on your list.  It’s easy to see why this 18th century property has achieved the Sykes five tick rating with its fantastic standard of decoration and manicured grounds complete with outdoor heated swimming pool!  Sleeping 12, this is a great choice for a family reunion or holiday with a large group of friends.  Oh, and did we mention that the pretty seaside town of Weymouth is just five miles away?  What more could you want?

 

Seabreeze Cottage – Walmer near Deal, Kent

Seabreeze - Walmer near Deal
With a name like Seabreeze Cottage, there was no doubt this attractive Victorian terraced cottage was going to make our shortlist of coastal cottages.  The beach is just a few minutes’ walk from this former fisherman’s cottage which offers great accommodation for a romantic beach getaway or a family holiday.  The cottage has two bedrooms and is decorated in a light and airy style making it the perfect choice for a summer break.  Travel just a couple of miles along the coast and you’ll find yourselves in the historic fishing town of Deal, popular with holidaymakers throughout the year.  Look forward to exploring the town’s not one but two castles and watch the town come alive on market day!
Choose one of our coastal cottages.
If you’d like further information about any of cottages, just visit our website or give us a call on 01244 356695.  Happy holidays!

Newly Added Sykes Cottages: Picture Postcard Cottages

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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Today we are delighted to highlight some of the new picture postcard cottages that have been added to the Sykes Cottages portfolio. All of our cottages are lovely of course, but every so often a new cottage is added that looks lovely enough to grace the pages of a magazine or be printed on a postcard.

To view all of our newly added cottages, click here!

Crab Cottage – Chapel Saint Leonards, Lincolnshire

Crab Cottage

Crab Cottage, Lincolnshire – Ref. 25169

If you’re a reader of Country Living or Coast magazine you’ll absolutely love Crab Cottage in Lincolnshire. The interior design of this cottage perfectly suits its seaside location, filled as it is with nautical antiques and vintage style blue ticking. It isn’t all about the interior of Crab Cottage though, the front covered veranda facing a footpath that leads to the sea is an ideal spot to relax with a coffee in the morning sunshine, plus there is a further garden with furniture and barbecue to the rear. A holiday spent in Crab Cottage is sure to leave you feeling fresh and relaxed.

Weirside Cottage – Brighstone near Newport, Isle of Wight

Weirside Cottage

Weirside Cottage, Isle of Wight – Ref. 21801

For something a little bit more grand head to Weirside Cottage on the Isle of Wight. This immaculately presented Grade II listed cottage is situated near to the centre of the picturesque village of Brighstone,  nestled between the south west facing coast and the chalk downlands to the north. Set over two floors, Weirside Cottage has two striking beamed bedrooms, whilst the ground floor continues to exude character with its beamed sitting and dining rooms. Outside, the rear patio manages to capture the sun for most of the day, while to the left, step over a small bridge across the Buddle Brook to find your lawned garden, perfect for a relaxing drink while listening to the water passing along the brook.

Snooks Cottage – Upwey near Weymouth, Dorset

Snooks Cottage

Snooks Cottage, Dorset – Ref. 26103

For old-fashioned charm it’s hard to beat Snooks Cottage in Upwey, Dorset, a gorgeous Grade II listed 17th century thatched cottage nestled opposite the village church. Comfortably furnished throughout, Snooks Cottage offers couples or small family groups a romantic and cosy holiday home that simply oozes with character. The well-tended steep terraced garden provides a sunny, social space on the top level with a lovely view of the church, making it a super place to relax and unwind after your day’s activities.

 

Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages – Kent

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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For those wanting the best of both worlds while visiting the UK, Kent is the place for you. In only and hour and a half from the centre of London you can be on the Kent coast, sunning on the beach in Ramsgate, or gazing across to France from the White Cliffs of Dover.

Recently we’ve had a number of lovely new properties added to our selection of cottages throughout beautiful Kent, giving you more reason than ever to visit the most south-easterly of counties in England.

9 Linden Grove – Canterbury, Kent

If you aren’t looking for a seaside oasis, why not consider staying in the heart of historic Canterbury? 9 Linden Grove is perfectly situated for exploring the beautiful city of Caterbury, with its Roman walls and Norman castle ruins, set as it is only a short walks from the River Stour and public gardens. Linden Grove is a Grade II listed cottage, with some parts dating back to the 16th century, and provides comfortable accommodation for three in two bedrooms. With such easy access to the centre of Canterbury, with all its restaurants, cafes, and attractions, this makes the perfect accommodation for a romantic holiday for two.

Beachmaster & Groove Armada – Kingsdown near Deal, Kent

For families looking for something a little more relaxed, we have the perfect coastal accommodation for you. Groove Armada and Beachmaster are two newly listed holiday cottages are ideally set within the popular cliff-top holiday site, Kingsdown Park in Kent, and enjoys a delightful seaside location. Both cottages are of a unique Scandinavian A-frame design and offer accommodation for up to six people. Kingsdown Park is the perfect location for a family holiday, with enough on-site facilities to keep everyone entertained – with a heated indoor swimming pool, a tennis court, a children’s play area and crazy golf, woodland walks, and of course the fantastic, quiet private beach just a short walk from the cottages. Here there will be no worry of children crying out that they are bored, they will be crying out that they never want to leave!

The Moorings – Ramsgate, Kent

Looking for the best of both worlds? A beautiful sea-front location with all the amenities of a city? Well, The Moorings in Ramsgate might just be for you. This second floor apartment sits in a fantastic coastal position, close to the heart of Ramsgate, just a short stroll of all the activity of this bustling seaside town.  The Moorings offers splendid views over the harbour, and makes the perfect location for a romantic couple’s getaway.

Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages – Romantic Cottages for Couples

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
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Dotted across the country Sykes Cottages have delightfully cosy cottage accommodation that is designed just for two, offering the perfect place to get away with the one you love for some special time alone. Whether you fancy a cosmopolitan city break, a quaint little cottage in the countryside, or a secluded cottage perfect for getting away from it all, Sykes Cottages have some newly added cottages that are sure to be perfect for the two of you. Take some time to browse these three newly added romantic cottages for two and start planning the romantic getaway of your dreams.

Mossy Nook – Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District

Mossy Nook Cottage

Mossy Nook Cottage, ref. 23606 – Bowness-on-Windermere

Spend a romantic weekend tucked away in Mossy Nook, a cosy wing of a semi-detached Edwardian townhouse in the centre of the ever-popular town of Windermere. Here you’ll have the best of both worlds, a quiet location that’s only a few minutes’ walk from shops, pubs and places to eat. This Lake District cottage has been fully renovated and offers 5 tick, luxury accommodation in a beautiful location. Perfectly situated for exploring the local area, Mossy Nook is within easy driving distance of Bowness, Coniston Water, Grasmere, and the magnificent Langdales, and makes an ideal romantic home from home at any time of the year.

Lock and Key Cottage – Lampeter, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay

Although Lock and Key Cottage sleeps only two people, you will be astonished by the spaciousness of accommodation offered in this annexe converted within a former pub. On the ground floor of the cottage you’ll find a sitting room complete with 3D television and electric fire, a conservatory style sitting area with views over the patio and garden, a superbly equipped kitchen, as well as a dining area. Up a short set of carpeted stairs you’ll find the luxurious sleeping area, complete with a super king-size bed, comfy chairs and a settee plus a unique style dormer window which can be opened out to create a Juliet balcony. Should you ever actually feel like leaving this 5 tick cottage while on holiday you can visit the nearby tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and the quirky little shops in Lampeter, or head further afield to the South Wales coast and enjoy a refreshing coastal walk. All in all you can’t ask for much more in a romantic cottage getaway!

Ramblers Roost – Grasmere near Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District

Nestled on the slopes of Rydal Fell with extensive shared grounds overlooking Grasmere Lake you’ll find Ramblers Roost, a ground floor apartment with stunning views across the Lake District countryside. Ramblers Roost is an ideal place to enjoy the stunning scenery and amazing sunsets of the area, and all within a short walk of charming Grasmere village. As the name would suggest, Ramblers Roost is the perfect accommodation for those who like a bit of walking, with the well-known coffin trail around Grasmere and Rydal Water, and the more ambitious Fairfield Horseshoe both accessible from the front door. This is a landscape that has inspired poets and painters alike for centuries and this Grasmere self-catering apartment is perfect for anyone wishing to enjoy time together in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.