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Kirkby Lonsdale 8 miles; Settle 15 miles.
The charming country parish of Tatham lies on the northern fringe of the Forest of Bowland, close to the traditional Yorkshire market town of Bentham, and its highest point is The Great Stone of Fourstones. The Great Stone of Fourstones, a relic of the Ice Age, stands on the boundary where Lancashire meets Yorkshire and has become a distinctive feature of the landscape, boasting spectacular views over the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, whilst just to the north lies the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the famous three peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent. The Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretches away to the south and offers a wide range of unspoilt landscapes and visitor facilities. Nearby Bentham boasts a range of amenities including a good variety of shops and a range of pubs and restaurants serving fine beers and good food. With the market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal all within easy driving distance, this peaceful area has something for everyone!
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Low Bentham 2 miles. A lovely, stone-built end-terrace cottage, set in a quiet countryside location in Tatham just two miles from Low Bentham. Converted from former farm buildings, this lovely single-storey Bentham cottage makes an ideal retreat, in a quiet and peaceful location. From the main living room and the delightful terrace, this Bentham cottage boasts wonderful views of open countryside and magnificent Ingleborough, one of the famous Three Peaks. This is a perfect Bentham cottage to relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday living. There is an open plan living area with warm and cosy woodburning stove, patio doors to the paved terrace area, and a modern well-equipped kitchen with dining area. Lovingly constructed and individually styled, this cottage near Bentham has been furnished in a contemporary style to provide quality accommodation in a wonderful location. To the north, the landscape rises to the fells, moors and picturesque valleys of the Dales, while to the south are the wetlands of the Ribble Valley, which in turn, sweep upward to the magnificent wilderness of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nearby Settle is a bustling market town with a weekly market, or for a great day out, travel on the renowned Settle to Carlisle Railway line, which crosses some of the most beautiful and inspiring upland scenery in the country. A great place to stay and enjoy this beautiful corner of the Yorkshire Dales.
All ground floor. One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
Electric central heating with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, small selection of books and DVDs. Electricity and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Off road parking for two cars. Cycle storage. Small paved terrace with garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and Post Office 2 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Owner breeds horses which graze in the adjoining fields.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Ashbank Cottage:
Fabulous property; some really nice touches. The owners so helpful. Would love to go back.
Mrs Farmer, Preston, January 2013
Comfortable cottage and welcoming owners - a gem of a cottage.
Mrs Preston, Ipswich, November 2012
The owners were extremely welcoming without being invasive. Views from the patio door. Puppies and foals were a bonus, but the ever changing sky was absorbing.
Mr Chequer, Ipswich, October 2012
Views from lounge, peace and quiet of the property, rural location, nice local area, cottage very comfortable and very well fitted.
Ms Chauvin, Derby, October 2012