“We had a lovely stay and found lots ...”We had a lovely stay and found lots of walks in the area but had to use the car some of the time to get further afield. Everything we needed in the cottage and the owners were very helpful. We had a lovely weather week for March as well.
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
A traditional stone cottage attached to a former farmhouse in the centre of the picturesque village of Cononley near Skipton.
Built in the beginning of the 17th century, this charming cottage retains much of the character of the original dwelling, offering excellent accommodation for a romantic break.
The cottage has been decorated throughout with great care and attention to detail by the owners.
Upstairs a luxurious king-size double bedroom awaits with the traditional window frame giving a taste of the building's history.
Across the hall, the floor is complete with a superb shower room.
Downstairs a spacious lounge provides an excellent spot to relax after a day out in the area and you will also find a well-equipped kitchen for preparing a picnic lunch or a meal for two at the dining table.
Outside, a courtyard is accessed via a side alley which provides a delightful private spot for sitting and enjoying a drink or an alfresco meal.
Cononley has a choice of two vibrant pubs both a short walk from the cottage as well as the Post Office and shop.
There is also the railway station providing easy access to the bustling popular market town of Skipton or an half hour's journey to the sights and sounds of the city of Leeds.
Walkers will be spoilt for choice, with beautiful scenery right on the doorstep and a short drive will bring you into the Yorkshire Dales National Park with an abundance of quaint villages providing the perfect set off point for a stunning walk.
An ideal base to enjoy Dales life and explore this magnificent area!
One king-size double bedroom. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas fire.
- Gas central heating with gas fire
- Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Off road parking for one car
- Secure bike storage
- Side courtyard patio
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1 mins walk.
About the location
Skipton 4 miles; Harrogate 22 miles.
The attractive village of Cononley lies in Airedale, four miles south of Skipton. The village's 17th century heritage is still visible in some of the buildings, with an even greater number remaining from the villages heyday as a 19th century centre for hand loom weaving and lead mining. There are two pubs, a Post Office/village store, a Chinese take-away and a mainline railway station with links to Leeds, Skipton and the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway line. Nearby Skipton, known as "The Gateway to the Dales", has an ancient castle, a beautiful old parish church and a colourful market occupying the cobbled setts each side of the high street. Enjoy a canal trip on a traditional barge or visit Embsay Steam Railway or the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.