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Street Head Farm

Lothersdale near Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 601)

4.9

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "Superb property and perfect for a large family reunion, also very homely without being fussy."

    Magnificent views, walks straight from the front door, no noise (only animals) and very private.

    Reviewed by JanJul 2022

  • "Lovely spacious cottage with great views."

    James even gave us welcome gifts and a tour of the farm! Helpful having a ground floor bedroom as my parents have mobility issues. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2022

  • "It’s a fabulous property, amazing view."

    We couldn’t of asked for more well equipped and spacious. Our only issue was no secure garden space for the dogs. It does need some attention in the cleaning though, under the microwave hadn’t been cleaned for a while/ under the sofa’s. But we did have a fabulous break, well worth it. The owner came to see us and brought us home made cake and marmalade a lovely thought.

    Reviewed by SarahMay 2022

  • "Spacious yet cosy, well equipped and decorated without being fussy, views to die for."

    A perfect rural retreat set in stunning scenery yet only 5 miles from Skipton. Nice little touches from the owners: flowers in the downstairs rooms and a delicious cake and Yorkshire tea. We’ll be back.

    Reviewed by ChristopherApr 2022

  • "The cottage and location, views etc are perfect."

    Some of the cooking equipment needs replacing, ie frying pans. there is plenty of equipment for use by 10 people but we did think the cooker was too small for the max number of people. The shower in the main bathroom was intermittent so having just two showers for 10 people is inadequate. Having said that we would visit the cottage again, loved the area.

    Reviewed by AlanApr 2022

  • "Great cottage in a near perfect location."

    Views are spectacular. Cottage very comfortable and with all the facilities you would need . Highly recommended

    Reviewed by AndrewMar 2022

  • "Great accommodation only thing I would recommend is maybe investing in a google chromecast or similar type device so guests can stream content as the tv signal wasn’t very good on many channels."

    Reviewed by CraigMar 2022

  • "The owners were lovely and very accommodating, they left a homemade marmalade, cake and box of Yorkshire teabags, which was nice."

    The property was perfect for us and the location great. We recommend this property and will definitely return.

    Reviewed by JoanneMar 2022

  • "Loved our weekend away at Street Head Farm."

    Cottage very clean and tidy with plenty of facilities to use would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by ClaireFeb 2022

  • "The pictures don’t do this beautiful cottage justice!"

    It’s absolutely beautiful and the area is breathtaking. James the farmer gave us a tour of his farm and we we’re so lucky that we saw a calf been born on Christmas Eve! Nothing was to much trouble for the owners Julie & James to help with .. we can’t wait to go Back !!

    Reviewed by CarolDec 2021

  • "We had the best time at Street Head Farm - the views are stunning and the property is huge."

    We were 6 adults, 3 kids and a dog and we didn't feel squashed at all. The owners are really thoughtful and the property is super well equipped. We're already planning our next trip!!

    Reviewed by AbigailNov 2021

  • "The property is lovely and comfortable."

    Just one downside. The road leading to the property is a dirt track as it's on farmland. There are some rather large potholes , family cars should be driven very slowly to prevent any damage. Perhaps they can be filled in for the next people who visit. Apart from that is was a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by MarjorieNov 2021

  • "Street Head Farm is ideal for a large family holiday."

    The house, which dates from the 18th century, has been lovingly restored, with many original features retained. The house is spacious, with two sitting areas, and a large kitchen/diner. The panoramic views from the front door are superb, as the house is 1000ft up. Skipton, the gateway to the Dales, is only 15 minutes by car. The Gooch family, the owners, who live in the next door farmhouse, are very helpful. My family and I would recommend Street Head Farm as a holiday base with great enthusiasm.

    Reviewed by TerrySep 2021

  • "Absolutely beautiful location, stunning views, very peaceful and quiet, farmhouse had everything we needed, plenty of room for our family of 10 and our dog."

    Walks straight from the door, the owner came and invited the children to go and visit his farm and to watch the cows being milked which they thoroughly enjoyed.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2021

  • "An enjoyable stay at Street Head Farm."

    Very quiet and peaceful with lovely walks and views. The goodies on our arrival were lovely, thank you James and Julie. Skipton was a short drive away with a good variety of shops, a market on certain days and a castle and Lothersdale was a leisurely walk with a fantastic pub.

    Reviewed by RachelJul 2021

  • "The cottage was very well equipped, clean and tidy."

    We had a lovely stay. The fresh flowers, tea loaf and marmalade were a lovely touch. Already making arrangements to go back!

    Reviewed by TimothyJun 2021

  • "Great location and house."

    We were a big wedding group and also rented next door property which worked very well

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2021

  • "Street Head Farm is a lovely cottage full of character and very comfortable."

    The cottage is located down a track road, the setting is quiet and out of the way surrounded by beautiful views. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Street Head Farm and the owners of cottage who have a dairy farm just further down the lane are lovely they looked after us supplying us with tea, home made cake and marmalade and James even arrived with extra logs for us. There are lovely walks from the door which our dogs loved. We are looking forward to returning to Street Head Farm.

    Reviewed by VivienneOct 2020

  • "The cottage was over and above our expectations."

    Extremely comfortable and very well equipped. Plenty of room for 10 guests. The views were amazing. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by StewartAug 2020

  • "A wonderful property, the pictures don't do it justice."

    The views are wonderful, the house itself has all the comforts and facilities you'd need, from a good kitchen, decent bbq, plenty outdoor furniture. If you like walking, plenty of good walks from the house or nearby, very handy for nearby towns and villages in the dales. Easy to get to and the owners are very friendly and helpful. We would not hesitate to recommend Street Head and the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2020

  • "The track down to Street Head Farm was a little longer and rougher than I had anticipated."

    Otherwise it was a great secluded location with wonderful views and the cottage was very comfortable for 6 adults and 3 children.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Near Yorkshire Dales, great walks! In the middle of quiet country-side, perfect for stressed city-folk

    Reviewed by MarjoleinOct 2019

  • "A well appointed, charming period farm house that has been modernised for modern living."

    It is situated on a bridleway away from the road and looks out over the valley. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will return

    Reviewed by StuartSep 2019

  • "We loved everything about our holiday cottage including our hosts (freshly made cake and homemade marmalade were a welcome surprise)."

    Excellent location for local attractions, perfect for staying in to relax, and ideal for our big family gathering. We have made some amazing memories from this holiday.

    Reviewed by StephanieAug 2019

  • "We spent a wonderful, relaxing week at Street Head Farm."

    It’s a real ‘home from home’ - spotlessly clean, very comfortable and extremely well equipped. The weather was very kind to us, so it was morning coffee at the front, taking in the marvellous views, and evening BBQ’s at the back, soaking in the sunshine. Our two boisterous little dogs loved the freedom to run through the fields at the front of the farm. The homemade cake and marmalade was delicious and the fresh milk a real treat - wonderful in coffee.

    Reviewed by MaryMay 2019

  • "Cottage/farmhouse was in a great (remote) location - extremely well equipped, very clean and very comfortable."

    We will return!

    Reviewed by ClaireMar 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our weekend at Street Head farm to celebrate my 70th birthday."

    The facilities and the position of the venue were excellent and i would strongly recommend any future users that they will be enjoying good value for money.

    Reviewed by BillMar 2019

  • "Lovely house, welcoming hosts."

    It is quiet and surrounded by beautiful views but is within easy reach of Skipton and beautiful villages.

    Reviewed by GerryNov 2018

  • "Had a lovely family holiday."

    The cottage was beautiful and had everything we needed

    Reviewed by MaxineNov 2018

  • "The views are wonderful from this farmhouse situated on a bridle track about 1000 feet above sea level."

    Glorious. Seemed very remote although only 5 miles from Skipton.

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2018

  • "The house was lovely and in a wonderful position."

    Everyone enjoyed the week end and thought it one of the best places they had stayed in.

    Reviewed by ClaireOct 2018

  • "This was our third visit to this beautiful house for our annual get together."

    It is a place to relax in stunning surroundings with such a variety of places to visit. The scenery is second to none, and Streethead is a comfortable, welcoming place to return to each evening.

    Reviewed by PennySep 2018

  • "A great place to stay."

    Plenty of room and very homely. The owners were great, very friendly and helpful. Really nice time.

    Reviewed by StevenSep 2018

  • "From the start of our journey to Street head we have nothing but praise for the whole holiday."

    Perfect location, not to remote,with a magnificent view. Our hosts were extremely welcoming, with home produced milk,eggs,cake, marmalade, flowers,logs and kindling on arrival. The house is equipped with everything you need for a family/ group gathering. The surrounding countryside, villages and towns provide numerous activities for all. One obvious cautious note would be to novice cyclists, there are plenty of hills.Also the track down to the farm, although easily accessible to standard family vehicles,I believe lower/sporting type cars need extra caution. We all ( 16 in total for the week) thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return in the near future.

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2018

  • "The cottage was spacious and comfortable and had everything we needed."

    The cake, marmalade and flowers left by the owners was lovely.

    Reviewed by GordonMay 2018

  • "There were 3 generations of the family staying on the holiday, with ages ranging from 65 down to 2."

    We all had an amazing week. The children particularly enjoyed seeing calves and 24 hour old lambs close up. We had snow on Easter Monday and again the children loved sledging down the slopes. The cottage provided lots of toys, games and videos to occupy children of all ages. The owners made us feel very welcome, providing us with fresh milk, home made fruit cake and home made marmalade. Couldn't have asked for better/

    Reviewed by KevinMar 2018

  • "A beautiful house in a stunning location topped off with a warm Yorkshire welcome."

    Reviewed by MikeMar 2018

  • "The cottage was exceptionally well equipped and beautifully decorated - a real home from home."

    The best thing though were the extra touches provided by the owners including home made marmalade and cake on arrival, prosecco as a Christmas gift and milk fresh from their dairy herd on request - along with a tow when we got stuck in by snow on our final morning.

    Reviewed by DeborahDec 2017

  • "We had an amazing couple of nights away with my family who were visiting from Canada and who had never been to the Dales."

    Really lovely, and welcoming hosts who were so helpful and gave us lots of local information. A lovely weekend was had by all. We will defiantly be back. Thank you.

    Reviewed by TracyNov 2017

  • "Had a wonderful weekend."

    Cottage is one of the best we've stopped in, lovely location, plenty of room, comfy beds everything you need. The only little niggle was the cooker which wasn't really up to cateing for 10 adults - but we didn't starve! Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by MargaretNov 2017

  • "Excellent hosts, accomodation and location"

    Reviewed by MikeJul 2017

  • "Lovely welcoming and well equipped house with great views"

    Reviewed by JosephineMar 2017

  • "A large delightful restored Farm House overlooking spectacular Yorkshire countryside."

    The family owning the house were very helpful and were shown round the adjoining farm to see cows being milked and new calves born just a few hours before. Any request for help was immediately forthcoming. WiFi was available in all parts of the house and seems to be an essential in this age! Altogether a delightful holiday for our family of nine.

    Reviewed by AnthonyAug 2016

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Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower room) with WC ), 3 x twin (one ground floor)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Utility room
  • Delightful, extremely well equipped fitted kitchen onto dining room
  • Sitting room with log burning stove and magnificent open views, smaller sitting room on to terrace.
  • Oil central heating with log burning stove
  • Electric cooker, microwave, large fridge/freezer, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, video, CD player, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Electricity, oil and one bag of fuel inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Garden with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Adjoining barn for storage by prior arrangement
  • Two dogs by arrangement at £10 per dog, per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Paddock for horses available
  • Fishing locally
  • Shop and pub 2 miles.

The property

Lothersdale 2 miles.

Skipton 5 miles.

Award-winning Street Head Farm is something a bit special!

Taking its name from a little-known Roman route across open farmland, it is situated in a wonderful elevated position and offers incredible open views across glorious Dales countryside.

The property is stone-built and has been completely renovated to offer superb holiday accommodation, which is furnished to a high standard.

Care has been taken to retain its original charm and features include stone flagged floors and original beams.

The owners live on a nearby working farm and personally welcome visitors.

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About the location

LOTHERSDALE

Cowling 3 miles; Skipton 5 miles.

The charming village of Lothersdale nestles in a peaceful valley in the Pennine Hills, just five miles from the market town of Skipton. It was, at one time, home to Charlotte Bronte who modelled Gateshead Hall in Jane Eyre on Stone Gappe House where she was governess. Today many visitors passing through the village are walkers, on their way along the Pennine Way on the stretch from Cowling to Gargrave. There is a village pub which serves food and an excellent range of amenities are available in Skipton just a short drive away. Also close by is Haworth, and the Bronte’s home, as well as the famous Worth Valley Steam Railway.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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