- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
A good quality, stone-built, terraced cottage, set in a quiet area of Skipton, yet just a three minute walk to the main high street. This Skipton cottage provides warm and cosy accommodation in a very convenient position close to the one of Britain's finest examples of a medieval castle. Styled and furnished to a good standard, this cottage in Skipton retains much original character, including a feature window and a lovely courtyard garden. With excellent walking from the doorstep, especially round the castle moat and into nearby Skipton Woods, this is a Skipton cottage to be enjoyed whatever the time of year. Skipton, well known as 'The Gateway to the Dales', has a bustling high street, recently named best shopping street in Britain and Ireland. The town offers canal boat trips, a swimming pool, golf course, excellent cycling routes, tennis courts and a myriad of walks including easy rambles and challenging fell walks within close proximity, while Haworth, Bronte Country, is just a short drive away. Also close at hand to this Skipton cottage is a wide selection of restaurants, tea rooms and coffee shops, and the traditional market sells fresh produce throughout the year including local cheeses, fish, meats and fresh vegetables. A welcoming Skipton cottage, providing a great base whatever the time of year.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin by prior arrangement on request at time of booking), 1 x double, 1 x room with single sofa bed. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washingmachine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, books and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot available on request at time of booking. Roadside parking in quiet cul-de-sac. Small rear courtyard area. Sorry, no smoking. One well-behaved pet welcome. Shops and pubs 3 mins walk on the way there - may take a little longer uphill on the way back. Note: Please advise at the time of booking if you'd like the sofa bed made up for your arrival.
- Last minute
- “A touch o' Yorkshire - cosy and comforting”
- “Good instructions on access. Enough of everything left by previous visitors to get us started, but shops and two big supermarkets within 10 minute walk. Warm, nice "false" fire in the lounge. wi-fi easily connected. Kitchen had all the utensils needed. Shower good. The only slight negative is that parking could be difficult - these houses were designed when not everyone had a motor - and on several occasions we could not park near the house, but had to go down the road (about 40 metres). Do not miss the aagrah restaurant, The Pie Shop, Bizzie Lizzie's - savour the chips in beef dripping.”
- “perfect position for the Dales”
- “The cottage was well equiped, warm and comfortable, good decor, and well furnished, a perfect place to stay for Skipton and the Dales, I would have no problem booking this cottage again.”
- “The cottage was cosy and comfortable.”
- “The cottage was in a very convenient location, just a few minutes to the town and to the Skipton Castle woods where we had some lovely walks with our dog. It was very quiet and peaceful and the countryside was beautiful.”
- “The location of this cottage was great and everything was within walking distance.”
About the location
Grassington 9 miles; Harrogate 20 miles.
Known as “The Gateway to the Dales”, Skipton is well placed for visiting all that the Dales has to offer, whilst York, the Lake District and the West Coast are also within easy motoring distance. This lovely market town has much to interest the enthusiastic visitor, boasting an ancient castle open to the public, a beautiful old parish church and a colourful market occupying the cobbled setts each side of the high street. In 2008 the Academy of Urbanism voted the High Street the best shopping spot in Britain, and the The Copper Dragon Brewery, opened in 2002 is highly rated in the CAMRA listings. Steam railways with regular excursions are available at Embsay and Bolton Abbey, and the Leeds to Liverpool Canal passes through Skipton with the 1 mile long Foulridge Tunnel and the 5-rise locks at Bingley within a short travel. Golf, swimming, squash, tennis and snooker are all available locally and the excellent public transport means the car can be left at home!