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Healaugh near Reeth, Yorkshire Dales - North

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The Property

Healaugh 1 mile. One of three beautiful Grade II listed stone-built detached cottages, in a hillside scattering of farms and cottages across the river from Low Row, with stunning views of the surrounding Swaledale countryside. Skilfully renovated, the cottage is full of character and charm. Relax in the cosy sitting room with woodburner, enjoy original features such as old beams and stone floors, or cosy up with a good book in the lovely 'snug' which adjoins the king-size double master bedroom, itself offering breathtaking views across the valley. Beautiful walks are on the doorstep, whilst Low Row, a 20 minute walk 'down the hill' has a traditional village pub with outstanding real ales on tap. This first class property is 3 miles from Reeth, with a good selection of pubs, whilst Hawes, Leyburn and Richmond are a short drive away. Aysgarth Falls, Semerwater and Hardraw Force are also within easy driving distance. An ideal location for a romantic break! Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1568, South Cottage, to accommodate 8 people.

Accommodation

One king-size double bedroom. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin & WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area & woodburner. First floor landing area 'snug' with electric stove.

Amenities

Electric storage heaters with woodburner in sitting room, electric stove in snug. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, video, CD player/radio, books/ games/CDs. Fuel, power & initial supply of fuel for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Welcome pack on arrival. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private garden area with furniture & BBQ. Patio with swinging chair & breathtaking views. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shops & pub 3 miles. Note: Cottage is accessed via a steep, smooth road.

Note: The 2014 Tour de France route through Swaledale is visible from this cottage. It will be possible to view the peleton at Aysgarth and then cross back to the cottage to follow the riders as they pass through Low Row in Swaledale, or view the climb up onto the moor towards Leyburn. Contact the owner for more information.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute

At a glance

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Sleeps:2
Bedrooms:1
Bathrooms:1
Pets:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

About the location

Healaugh

Reeth 1.25 miles; Low Row 2 miles.

A hillside scattering of traditional farms and cottages make up the tiny hamlet of Healaugh, situated close to the River Swale in beautiful Swaledale. Itís a delightful area with magnificent countryside and stunning views of the valley and surrounding fells. The village of Reeth, within walking distance or just a short drive away, dates back to Saxon times and became of sufficient size and importance to be mentioned in the Doomsday Book. Later it became a centre for hand knitting and local lead mining. Its eighteenth-century houses and hotel clustered around the triangular village green make it one of the very popular Dales villages. Askrigg, better known to millions as Darrowby in TV's James Herriot's "All Creatures Great and Small", is just a short drive away as well as Aysgarth Falls, Semerwater and Hardraw Force (England's highest single drop waterfall at 99ft).

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The view of Swaledale was breathtaking, and new with every change of the light and weather. It was hard to tire of. The cottage was wonderfully cosy, I wanted to spend much more time in the fabulous sleigh bed, and the upstairs snug, and in front of the wood burner than time allowed for on this trip.

Ms Clausén, Ottawa, August 2013

Altogether we had a lovely time at the cottage. The furnishing was very good and the house was cosy, comfortable and homely. We loved the location. Excellent walks from the door, and in the locality too.

Dr Kirby, Norwich, August 2013

The place is quiet with just sheep for neighbours! It's off the beaten track but near enough to amenities and ideal for exploring the dales! We had excellent weather so could enjoy the views eating every meal outside!

Miss High, Whitstable, July 2013

The cottage nicely situated with fabulous views. Very generous welcome basket with wine, many thanks. Just what we wanted, and we'll be back again another year.

Mr Whitcomb, Brighton, May 2013

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