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Reeth 3 miles; Hawes 11 miles.
A hillside scattering of traditional farms and cottages make up the pretty village of Low Row situated to the north of the River Swale. A delightful area with magnificent countryside and stunning views of the valley and surrounding fells. The village of Reeth just a short drive away dates back to Saxon times and became of sufficient size and importance to be mentioned in the Domesday 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).
|Sleeps||6||Grid Reference||SD 972 978||Off Road Parking||Yes|
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Low Row 1 mile. A delightful, 300-year old stone-built detached cottage, located high above the Swaledale valley just one mile from Low Row and Gunnerside. Boasting magnificent views of the surrounding countryside, this Low Row cottage is a great base for family and friends to get together and explore this beautiful area. Renovated to retain much of its original character, this traditional Low Row cottage boasts a sitting room with open fire, a spacious kitchen diner, and three cosy bedrooms. The accommodation in this Low Row cottage certainly exudes “olde worlde” charm. There are fabulous walks from the doorstep of this cottage near Low Row, and the south-facing patio provides a wonderful location to relax and unwind whilst enjoying the magnificent views of the Swaledale countryside. This is a Low Row cottage not to be missed. Within a good walk is the village pub, which serves fine ales and good food, whilst three miles away is the popular village of Reeth. Just a short drive from this Low Row cottage are the market towns of Hawes, Leyburn and Richmond. Aysgarth Falls, Semerwater and Hardraw Force are all nearby, ensuring this Low Row cottage is a perfect base for enjoying all the many attractions and scenic splendour the area has to offer.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 2 x twin (2nd twin accessed through 1st twin). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with open fire.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, radio, WiFi, payphone, books/games. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Covered car port parking for one car, further private parking for up to 3 cars. South-facing enclosed garden with flagged patio and lawn area, with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Cottage initially reached by steep winding single track road (kept open in winter by locals save in the severest of conditions). The last half mile is down a double concrete track, a little tricky to manoeuvre in certain parts, but perfectly accessible for most family cars. Note: Drainage is to a septic tank.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about High Smarber:
Lovely family feel to the property and well stocked. Didn't need to take anything. Fabulous warm welcome from the neighbour. Highly recommend it and would go again.
Ms Balcombe, Bishopton, October 2012
Beautiful scenery, gorgeous views, you could go for fantastic walks straight from the cottage.
Mr Hoogteijling, Voorburg, April 2012