Riverside Cottage

Helwith Bridge near Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Yorkshire Dales (Ref. 913469)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A delightful, stone-built, 18th century detached cottage, a former quarry house located on the banks of the River Ribble in the quiet hamlet of Helwith Bridge. Restored, decorated and furnished to a good standard throughout, this cosy Three Peaks cottage provides warm and welcoming accommodation, with a cosy sitting room with old beams, a lovely open fire and two delightful bedrooms; an inviting romantic retreat for those wishing to get away from it all and enjoy this lovely area. A fabulous location next to the river, this Three Peaks cottage features a Juliet balcony accessed from the sitting room, which literally hangs over the waters, where guests can enjoy the many sights and sounds of the river and view the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway line beyond. Various walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep of this Three Peaks cottage, both on the Pennine Way and in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The more energetic visitors can 'clock in' at the village's Pen-y-Ghent cafe and take on the challenge of the Three Peaks Walk! A wonderful Three Peaks cottage for a holiday in the Dales.

Accommodation

Two double bedrooms (one with TV). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and open fire.

Amenities

LPG central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent, fuel for fire on honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for two cars. Front enclosed patio with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 2 mins walk. Note: Check-in 4pm, check-out 11am.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter

About the location

HELWITH BRIDGE

Austwick 1.5 miles; Horton-in-Ribblesdale 2 miles; Settle 4 miles.

Situated in the heart of the famous Three Peaks area of the Yorkshire Dales, Helwith Bridge is a tiny hamlet with a village pub set opposite the tranquil waters of the River Ribble. The surrounding countryside is magnificent, offering the ideal location for fell walking and mountain biking with the famous Three Peaks providing some of the most challenging walks in the country. The famous Settle-to-Carlisle Railway passes through the hamlet and along the nearby Ribblehead viaduct. A magnificent structure completed in 1870, the sight of a steam train passing across the top of the viaduct is one not to be missed. Nearby Austwick has a wonderful village shop and an award-winning inn, whilst the village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale contains a lovely Norman church and two pubs. The nearby market town of Settle, just four miles down the road, offers a wide variety of pubs and restaurants, whilst the market square is a real delight featuring the three storey Shambles, with shops on two levels and houses above. Settle Victoria Hall provides all types of entertainment from cinema to folk evenings throughout the year. Other local attractions such as Malham Cove, Gordale Scar, Clapham Cave and Gaping Ghyll are within easy reach, as are the nearby Dales towns of Skipton and Malham and the delightful villages of Ingleton and Hawes.

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