Ravenstonedale 4.5 miles.
A lovely, stone-built, semi-detached cottage, beautifully situated on a hillside overlooking the Rawthey Valley and Wild Boar Fell.
An ideal romantic retreat, this semi-detached farm building conversion is in a lovely, secluded area near Ravenstonedale and provides a chance to escape from it all and enjoy a getaway to this scenic area.
A real home-from-home, this cottage provides a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy a relaxing holiday in a picturesque area.
A spacious and well-equipped kitchen with both Aga and electric cookers includes a traditional farmhouse table at which to enjoy delicious home cooked meals prepared from superior local foods after which you can retire to the warm and cosy sitting room with logburner fire.
Two bedrooms include a larger bedroom with a velux window affording splendid views of the surrounding fells and night sky.
The enclosed rear garden offers beautiful views of the Rawthey Valley with a table to dine outdoors and an additional bench seat to add further to the charm and attraction of this lovely holiday retreat.
Enjoy an unpolluted night sky full of stars on clear nights.
A wealth of wildlife is commonly seen from red squirrel to abundant birdlife and bats.
It is not uncommon to see a buzzard soaring overhead or a pheasant pecking around outside looking for food.
More rarely the magnificent heron can be seen wading in the nearby beck.
Sit outdoors and hear the sound of the curlew flying overhead whilst in the evening listen to tawney owls talking to each other.
This cottage is a walkers delight with access to a hundred square miles of open fell, nearby footpaths will lead you to stunning, hidden waterfalls and tiny becks, while across the valley is an amazing limestone pavement to discover.
Fabulous walks in the Howgills or Wild Boar Fell and others can be made from the door.
If it rains then the Aga is always there on your return to dry things out.
Situated within the newly extended Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is a superb base from which to explore the area.
Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref 10542, together they sleep 11.