Selside, Three Peaks Country, Yorkshire Dales - South
A warm, welcoming cottage, in the small, unspoilt hamlet of Selside, 2.5 miles from Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Formerly the Red Lion Coaching Inn, then Hillfoot Farm, this stone-built, semi-detached cottage has been carefully and tastefully refurbished to a high standard. Some original timbers have been retained and the woodburner offers a warm welcome on the coldest of days. Ideal for lovers of the great outdoors, Hillfoot is located on the Horton to Ribblehead (B) road in the heart of Three Peaks country - perfect for walking, caving and pot-holing. The location of this property is ideal for exploring the surrounding Three Peaks area, with well-marked footpaths leading from Selside over both Pen-y-Ghent and Ingleborough and for the less energetic, there are lots of other gentle walks from the hamlet.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family with double & single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Well-equipped fitted kitchen, with dining area & feature stone fire surround. Cosy sitting room with woodburner.
Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV, video, DVD, stereo/CD. Fuel, power & initial supply of logs inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road car-port parking for 1 car, in shared adjoining paddock. Small paved patio area with garden furniture to side of house, overlooking stream. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pubs, cafe in Horton-in-Ribblesdale, 2.5 miles. Note: This property has a private water supply. Note: This property is located on the Horton to Ribblehead B road. The front door to the property is located on this road but can also be accessed via a side door.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
About the location
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 2.5 miles; Settle 6 miles; Ingleton 10 miles.
Situated in the heart of the famous Three Peaks, Selside is a lovely hamlet made up of traditional dwellings and a village green. The surrounding countryside is magnificent, offering the ideal location for fell walking, with the famous Three Peaks Walk, Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough offering some of the most challenging walks in the country. The famous Settle to Carlisle Railway passes through the hamlet and passes some of the most beautiful and inspiring upland scenery in the country. Only 2 miles away, the Ribblehead viaduct, completed in 1870 is a magnificent structure and the sight of a steam train passing across the top is one not to be missed. The village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale contains a lovely Norman church, a village shop and two pubs. The nearby market town of Settle offers a wide variety of pubs and restaurants, whilst the market square is a real delight featuring the Shambles, an historic 3-storey building with shops on two levels and houses above, and the Town Hall. The Victoria Hall is a cinema at weekends (Fri & Sat) and offers other activities such as folk nights throughout the year. Natural attractions such as Malham Cove and Gordale Scar are within easy reach, as are the nearby Dales towns of Skipton and Malham and the delightful villages of Ingleton and Hawes.